From her 20s through her 40s, Dotty Holoubek struggled with cystic acne. Ultimately, Holoubek conquered it—not only on her own face but on others’ as well—after training at Chesapeake School of Esthetics. At her eponymous skincare clinic, she tends acne-prone complexions with Environ products, whose Vitamin A promotes collagen production. The products also combat two of Dotty’s other pet issues, rosacea and sun-damage. Another one of her specialties, microcurrent facial sculpting, beams eight different waveforms into epidermis, activating facial muscles to minimize wrinkles. Certified in oncology aesthetics, Dotty can also craft custom skincare treatments for people living with cancer.
Each season creates different complications for skin, from from the brisk fall winds to the waning summer sun. But in the heart of Saverna Park resides a quaint skincare studio with an array of seasonally inspired treatments that are designed to rejuvenate clients. During all seasons, Aesthetics by Eva Renee celebrates services and products that incorporate elements such as an aromatic fruit enzyme peel, chocolate mousse masques, and muscle-melting massages.
Private Practice of Annapolis is the domain of Tammy Kennedy Wolfe, the clinic owner and head aesthetician who's been reforming troubled complexions since 1976. The skincare expert has experience in camouflage therapy from a Washington D.C. hospital burn unit, as well as has worked with the prestigious Johns Hopkins dermatology center. She's joined by plastic surgeon Dr. James Chappell, and aesthetician/makeup artist Christina Noelle Somensky, who has created looks for national advertising campaigns and TV shows.
The team refreshes faces with everything from Botox injections to microdermabrasion treatments to medical-grade facial peels. Once complexions are restored, Christina swoops in with airbrush tools and lipstick brushes to create flawless faces.
No matter what look a client asks for, no matter how trendy it is, Luxe Studio's stylists are prepared to execute it. Once a month, every staffer learns about the latest trends, methods, and political coups taking place in the world of style. This means they're totally ready to handle anything their clients throw at them during their in-depth consultations, though they specialize specifically in hair color and extensions.
Away from the salon chairs, aestheticians wax away unwanted hair, and a Reiki practitioner works to balance energy and relieve stress. The salon's makeup artists help clients select makeup shades that flatter their skin tone and hair and eye color.
After more than 25 years spent promoting and practicing wellness, Jandel Benjamin can untie nearly any knot a muscle can get itself into. The nutritionist and massage therapist draws on a wealth of knowledge to relieve pain and improve circulation during Swedish and deep-tissue massages. Benjamin’s talents stretch far beyond these traditional modalities, encompassing specialty techniques such as lymphatic drainage, reflexology, and hot-stone therapy. There’s even a modality tailored specifically to expectant mothers. This pregnancy massage combines strokes and kneads to relieve back pain and tap out lullabies in Morse code.