Owning a tanning salon in Hawaii means having to compete with miles and miles of free coastal sunshine. That’s why the owners of No Tan Lines, Alysin and Lyssa, offer much more than tanning services; they want to give each client their personal attention through other beauty-bolstering treatments, including red-light-therapy. Before each age-defying session, they consult with clients on their desires, whether it’s to vanquish acne bacteria, firm up wrinkles, or improve muscle stiffness. Between services they offer clients beverages.
When they are not turning back the clock for clients, they gear their tanning services to provide the comfort and convenience not available on the beach. Each of the three levels of beds come equipped with fans to keep clients cool throughout the 12-to 20-minute sessions. Face lamps in all three types of bed get faces glowing with energy specifically calibrated for facial skin to prevent the reddening that often occurs outdoors due to the sun’s intense rays or dive-bombing seagulls.
As a licensed aesthetician and certified lash stylist, Sarah Matthews has an eye for detail, so she notices things others may not. In particular, she's noticed that many women dedicate so much time to others they don't leave any for themselves. That's why she's made it her mission to skirt this awful trend with a diverse array of beautification services. Guests can solicit Sarah's expertise for a swift face and body wax or request a set of semipermanent lash extensions, which offer more volume than mascara. Sarah also uses organic or pharmaceutical-grade products to customize facials to customer's individual needs.
The staff at The Slim Co use a non-invasive Body Light system for patients' body-contouring needs. Using gentle LED lasers, the treatment helps dispel stubborn inches from common target areas, such as the midsection and thighs, while clients relax to music or nature sounds.
At Hawaii Plastic Surgery Associates' multiple locations, an affable staff of medical aestheticians, nurse aids, and massage therapists takes cues from board-certified plastic surgeons while administering beauty treatments and sigh-inducing spa services for the body and skin. Drs. Todd Mirzai and Bao Phan cushion surgical procedures with IV-based anesthesia and complimentary house calls at each office's private recovery bungalows. The team also specializes in a variety of noninvasive cosmetic procedures, such as Botox injections, microdermabrasion, oxygen facials, and prop-mustache removal. Staff members go to great lengths to ensure clients' comfort, offering airport pickup and drop-off, grocery-store runs, and medical sitters.
In medical school, Dr. Carolyn Mai's mentors wanted her to become a surgeon. They noticed her uncanny attention to detail and that she possessed the steady, certain hands and a keen eye—skills which she now uses to administer noninvasive treatments that correct blemishes and signs of aging.
In Dr. Mai's office, patients don’t bounce from specialist to specialist, nor does the doc bounce from patient to patient. She keeps every appointment one-on-one, delivering close, personal attention that not only maintains the continuity of treatments, but also helps put patients at ease. Dr. Mai sees herself as being an approachable doctor who seeks to see her patients feeling more confident on their way out of the office than they did upon entering.
In keeping with this down-to-earth caregiving philosophy, Dr. Mai designed her office to feel light and airy with light blue walls that wrap around white, contemporary furniture. Large leafy plants overlook patients sipping tea and coffee, creating a relaxing atmosphere.
The technicians at Hawaii Fat Loss endorse exercising as much as anyone, but they've noticed it has one major drawback: it takes a long time. That's why they help expedite the fat-burning process with noninvasive laser-like lipo treatments that use infrared energy. The infrared energy simulates the effects of exercising by opening up fat cells at the hips, thighs, buttocks, and mid sections. This causes them to release their fatty acids, water, and glycerol into the body and shrink, resulting in lost inches.