Skin sports a year-round glow thanks to Electric Tan La Mirada, open seven days a week. The salon offers traditional UV tanning in a variety systems, from low-pressure beds that create base tans, to leg-specific tanners for lower bodies and tentacles. The Smart Tan-certified staff helps clients pick out the perfect lotion to extend the life of a UV tan or determine which level of sunless solution is best during a Mystic Tan spray session.
For nearly a quarter-century, Mahelia Skin Care & Spa has devoted itself to developing highly specialized treatments designed to treat cellulite and slow down the encroachment of Father Time. For the face, they offer an extensive selection of services that includes PCA peels, microdermabrasion, and Hydrasoin—an algae-based facial that, like dating a rain cloud, keeps skin hydrated. Like the PCA peels, the Age-Defying Body Peel is a monthly treatment that whispers away wrinkles and age spots, and the other body treatments are designed to drain toxins and liquids so as to slim silhouettes. Mahelia’s aestheticians also perform a range of hair-removal services, ranging from waxing to long-lasting electrolysis treatments.
Spread across KMC Rejuveno Wellness Center's 2,300 square feet are four treatment rooms—one for nails, one for massages, and two for facials. Inside the latter, skin specialists grab Dermaquest, Murad, and Magnolia Orchid skincare products, then refine complexions with seven different facials. Spa-goers can also indulge in an aromatherapy massage in the candlelit massage room or a gel mani-pedi amid the nail room's tropical-muraled walls. Outside these rooms, crystal chandeliers glimmer over the ornate interior decor, which includes red velvet loveseats and cherubs plucking harps until Cupid retires and they get the call.
Monica Holden is grateful for two reasons: she's been able to practice massage therapy for more than 17 years, and she found a mentor in Dr. Myk Hungerford. This tenacious woman worked for half a century to train medical sports massage therapists during a time when professionalism in the field was hard to find because so few therapists carried briefcases. Monica had the great fortune of training under Dr. Hungerford at the American Institute of Massage Therapy, and now she pays it forward by presiding over a staff of certified therapists. These pros bring their massages to homes and offices, where they knead sore sinews with Swedish, deep tissue, shiatsu, and reflexology techniques.