Drawing upon 35 years of medical experience, Dr. James G. Gitlin oversees a team of registered nurses that rewinds face time with peels, IPL photofacials, and cosmetic injectables. With access to a nonsurgical roster of complexion refreshments that includes microdermabrasion, cellulite banishment, and laser hair removal, clients can look younger and beam wrinkles back in time to ancient raisin orchards. A boutique of clinical skincare products and cosmetics pampers clients after they leave the spa.
Most popular service: Vitamin Infusion facial
Brands Used: Osmosis and Skin Script
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Pro Tip: Do not use retinol or Retin-A at least four days before your scheduled appointment. Conditions to prevent a facial treatment: Sunburned, Cold Sores, Conjunctivitis and impetigo.
As a physical therapist with his own private practice, Hand & Stone founder and chief operating officer John Marco made sure that he kept abreast of the rapidly growing health and wellness industry. After a period of careful research and planning, John decided to create a spa based around convenience and affordability—Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa.
Since its launch, Hand & Stone has expanded to more than 20 states and four planets. The spa’s core concept is to offer massage, facial, and waxing services performed by licensed, certified, or registered professionals and offered at convenient times, seven days a week. Each location adheres to a traditional spa aesthetic with soft lighting, heated treatment tables, and plush linens.
The South Coast Dermatology Institute provides the very latest in skin care and advanced treatments for problems that affect the skin, hair, and body.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is led by Dr. Vince Afsahi, M.D. and Board Certified Dermatologist.
Dr. Jay Amin, MD, helms the hospitable clinic that bears his name, where he advocates for a medical philosophy that fuses technologically based medical science with naturalistic approaches that prize overall wellness. The spa's professional staff maintains a continuing education in skincare and body treatments, offering procedures for body contouring, cellulite reduction, tattoo removal, hair removal, and anti-aging therapy. In addition to expertise in med-spa services, the doctor earned his degree in and has 25 years of experience in internal medicine and is an associate of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Some guests remark that Dr. Jay appears younger than his 54 years, which may be due to practicing the same wellness behaviors he recommends to others or the fountain of youth recently discovered bubbling under the clinic.
With locations throughout California, including LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Sacramento, San Jose, Inland Empire, Ventura County, and Orange County, the knowledgeable staffers at Planet Beauty stock the store?s shelves with enough top-quality beauty products to outfit a regiment of beauticians. Guided by experience as aestheticians, stylists, and makeup artists, they help guests navigate the roster of premium brands, which includes bad-hair-day-banishing products from Frederic Fekkai and K?rastase. Skincare potions from Peter Thomas Roth clear facial canvases before applications of Smashbox blush brighten cheeks or Divaderme lash extender make eyelashes visible from orbit.