The technologically advanced treatment rooms at Dermascience Laser & Skin Care are almost as enticing as the celebrity-endorsed treatments that take place inside them. With an iPad, iPod, or iPhone, patrons can play their own device's movies onto a high-definition television screen or watch Netflix movies, television shows, and YouTube videos while enjoying services such as infrared sauna dry-heat therapy, which can burn up to 600 calories in a 30-minute session. Among the centre's main attractions are its Intraceuticals oxygen facials, prized by celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Madonna, which leave skin dewy and hydrated. Boosts of bronze come courtesy of environmentally friendly and organic SunFX spray tanning, which comes in three colour levels for a beach-friendly, natural look. To further keep skin glowing, diamond microdermabrasion buffs away fine lines, acne scars, and stubborn crumbs you always thought were freckles. As aestheticians move beyond the face, waxing services and laser hair-removal treatments prettify fuzz-ridden areas while clients remain comfortable atop each treatment room's heated bed.
Sunseekers who visit Body Glo Tan will discover two ways to give their skin that fresh-from-the-beach look. Three different styles of UV beds and booths not only trick the skin into thinking it's succumbed to the ministrations of the sun, but they also keep the body comfortable with ventilation and cooling systems. Alternatively, the misters in the Australian Gold spray tanning system are guided by lasers for extra precision, coating skin with a bronze-coloured sheen in under three minutes. This drip-free solution creates tans that last up to 10 days, though it may feel like 30 days if your parents are in town visiting.
Once guests arrive, they step across sleek, dark-wood floors before checking in at a granite-topped desk. Staff members keep up-to-date by attending seminars and other forms of continuing education so they can match their clients up with the best tanning options available.
At Belle Oasis Beauty Centre, skilled technicians perform services ranging from relaxing to results oriented. They nourish facial skin with anti-aging products by brands such as Ingrid Millet, Dibi, and Repêchage, as well as via decadent caviar treatments or oxygenating white-tea-based formulas. The team soothes muscles with an aromatherapy massage and uses the Slim Concept microcurrent device to target cellulite and attempt to bring stuffed animals to life. Staffers also employ intense-pulsed-light technology to stimulate collagen production and combat acne.
The technicians at City Nails and Spa keep nails polished and pretty with manicure and pedicure services. By taming wild cuticles and artfully applying colourful polishes, they ensure hands and feet look their best for sandal season as well as fingerless glove season.
A savvy staff of nurses and aestheticians wields high-tech equipment to perform image-enhancing services. Fraxel and Zeltiq CoolSculpting lasers help clients to look young enough to order from the kids' menu by smoothing fine lines and contouring figures. Injectable beauty solutions and ultrasonic facials further fight signs of Father Time, and intense pulsed light removes age spots.
A sleek bastion of beautification services, Lacquer Beauty Bar lavishes a multifaceted pampering on human hides, leaving skin refreshed and luminous. The deep-cleaning 30-minute facial revitalizes cheekbones and foreheads, fortifying epidermal cases with vitamin C to protect it from invading impurities and hordes of micro-Vikings. After enriching the skin, the 20-minute massage soothes stress-induced wrinkles and age-lines, while Lacquer's all-natural La Vigne Organic Skincare products—like strong winds or the touch of an obsessive-compulsive giant—burnish craggy visages over time. Stresses melt away against a mod backdrop of sleek white furnishings complemented by bright, colourful accent pieces.