The staff at Leglory's Salon and Spa maintains a simple formula for successful beauty treatments: extensively trained stylists and aestheticians plus salon-grade products. To wit, these specialists rely on Pureology shampoos and hair products to give hair a clean bounce and Redken color products to confer bright, natural-looking hues. Elsewhere in the vibrant facility, which is marked by bright-green walls and blond-wood floors, they wax brows into clean arches and groom and paint nails.
The stylists at Shear Madness channel the latest fashions in hair design when cutting, coloring, and treating hair. They offer haircuts for women, men, and children, and specialize in color correction along with highlights and retouches. To instill health and luster in their clients’ hair, they also perform keratin treatments and deep conditioning, and round out their service menu with full body-waxing services.
Dr. Martin Basaldua and the seasoned staff at Optimal Skin and Laser Center remedy veneer vexations during photofacial treatments. Harnessing the gentle beams of Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) technology, photofacial sessions target irregular complexions, spots, and wrinkles that stem from a variety of sources, including sun damage, rosacea, and chafing from fiberglass pillows. As precise doses of energy burst through epidermal surfaces, stimulated collagen production works to return smooth, youthful tones to furrowed mugs. Dramatic results can be achieved after one session, though most patients require four to five treatments. Photofacials produce minimal postprocedure discomfort and recovery time, allowing recipients to quickly return to everyday duties, such as cheering on the mailman.
Soothing music fills the air inside Triplicity Wellness, where guests drink complimentary tea, wine, or vitamin-infused water before receiving custom treatments. Proprietor Amber Johnson performs a careful skin analysis before tackling problems such as acne or fine lines with Dermalogica and PCA Skin products. The elegant treatment room boasts an ornate gold-framed mirror swathed in sheer fabric, Romanesque white columns, and a white statue resembling Demeter, the Greek goddess of grain harvesting and hair removal.
The attentive aestheticians at Gatsby's Hair Studio rejuvenate visages with indulgent facials and microdermabrasion treatments in a serene spa setting. During the one-hour signature facial, a skincare guru employs A-Cute Derm products to purge pores of impurities, shedding dead cells and refinishing façades with a glow as healthy and radiant as a light bulb powered by spinach. The accompanying microdermabrasion gently sloughs barren skinscapes to unveil a smoother façade and minimize the appearance of fine lines and sun damage.
Professional makeup artist Rachel Tate-Study is on a quest to make the world a more beautiful place, one face at a time. The licensed cosmetician and 23-year spa-industry veteran’s work has been seen on red carpets as well as on E’s Fashion Emergency and in the pages of Bridal Star Magazine. Utilizing vitamin-infused makeup compounds by Franché Mineral Cosmetics, she helps faces to adopt a healthy, radiant glow in time for weddings, parole hearings, and other memorable photo opportunities, and she can even lead lessons that show clients how to accentuate natural beauty using products from their own makeup bag. Her real specialty, however, is permanent makeup––a tattoo-like procedure that delivers permanent pigment to the eyelids, brows, or lips and helps clients to save time and avoid allergic reactions from conventional cosmetics. She also uses the micropigmentation technique to camouflage scars following breast-cancer surgery or other procedures, leading her to receive referrals from countless dermatologists and plastic surgeons throughout the state.