When Mona Borden founded Mona's Dermatherapy in 2003, she assembled a staff with diverse areas of expertise in medical-grade skin treatments and spa and beauty services. Borden learned to treat acne, acne scars, rosacea, and aging-related complaints with frozen skin stem cells at the DNA Institute in Ventura, California for cryostem cell therapy, and addresses similar skin conditions with microdermabrasion and chemical peels. As a professional permanent-makeup artist, Borden highlights natural facial features and saves Gene Simmons impersonators the trouble of reapplying grease paint before every trip to the grocery store. Mona's Dermatherapy’s medical doctors oversee Botox and Juvederm injections and Zerona body-contouring treatments, and aestheticians perform beauty services such as facials and waxes.
Laserwave Clinic harnesses advanced laser technology to combat everything from unwanted tattoos and body hair to nail fungus and yellowed teeth. Technicians target follicles during efficient, 10-to-20-minute laser hair removal sessions that can help permanently reduce unwanted growth. Tattoo-removal treatments begin with a blast from the cryofreezing machine, which numbs areas and makes cold hearts even colder before a laser sweeps in to break up epidermal debris. The team’s lasers also beam across teeth to brighten smiles and heat up nails to hinder unsightly fungus.
The certified laser technicians at What Were You Inking? wield an Astanza YAG laser to undo tattoos inked in any color. After an initial assessment determines the proper course of treatment for tats of up to 10 square inches, staffers choose one of three light wavelengths to tackle and break up pigment during each 15-minute treatment. Most tattoos typically disappear after 5–10 treatments, depending on the image’s age, the type of ink used, and whether it was professionally created or drawn on using a half-melted Kit Kat. Clients typically experience little discomfort, and side effects are mild and may include temporary redness or swelling. What Were You Inking? answers additional client questions online on its FAQ page.
At Darcy’s Beauty Solutions, Darcy, a medical aesthetician, combats wrinkles with an array of antiaging injectables: Botox, Juvederm, Perlane, and Dysport. However, she is more than a medical aesthetician—she is also a certified laser technician who can rejuvenate faces with fractional laser skin resurfacing. During the treatment, the laser’s beams shatter into microbeams, which noninvasively alleviate burn scars and shrink large pores. To round out her selection, Darcy stocks a variety of skincare products, which range from oil-free makeup remover to a pH-balanced glycolic mud cleanser.
Denver Skin Aesthetics is a skin-care clinic staffed by a flock of medical doctors that remain on-hand at all times. Situated on the top floor of the Plastic Surgery Clinic, this federation of skin-health aficionados provides a variety of services to the Denver area. With today's Groupon worn as a sun visor, you'll receive a comprehensive face placation over the course of one hour. First, a member of the skilled staff evaluates your skin type to determine how best to tailor the treatment to the individual needs of each exterior. This analysis is followed by a facial cleansing and the Diamond Tome microderm itself. The treatment works to slough away the face's outermost layer of dead skin cells with the aid of a diamond-chip-tipped wand, which exfoliates to uncover an untapped trove of skin gold. Following the procedure, the aesthetician applies a soothing mask appropriate for your skin type, followed by about 10 minutes of hydrating steam and five minutes of showering you in compliments. Extractions are only taken if determined necessary; after a dollop of moisturizer and skin-smoothing product, you'll be sent home, visage agleam.
The staff at Reveal Zerona Laser Body Slimming harnesses FDA-approved Zerona cold-laser technology, designed to reduce corporeal circumferences by an average of 3.5 inches. During sessions, clients relax beneath a beam-slinging apparatus for 40 minutes as it glides low-light lasers over their waistlines, backs, hips, and thighs, emulsifying adipose tissue so that fat can sneak its way out of the body. The disintegrated lipid depots can then be absorbed by the body’s obsessively tidy lymphatic system and expelled through the body’s natural detoxification process and complex system of water slides. The noninvasive treatment does not require any recovery time. The staff suggests that patients can boost results with healthful eating habits, daily exercise, and regular hydration. Like sumo-wrestling costumes, caffeine and alcohol decrease the procedure’s potency.
At its locations in Loveland and Denver, Tattoo Must Go's expert technicians erase unwelcome ink with a Q-switched laser, which sends nanosecond pulses of intense light to the treatment area. Patients go through a complimentary consultation before treatment begins, determining the number of sessions necessary depending on ink colors, skin tones, and how many Alfs are in the tattoo. During half-hour treatments, the laser breaks down particles of any color while minimally affecting the skin. A Zimmer Cryo 6 Chiller provides additional comfort during the process, keeping the treated area cool. Patients can return for their next treatment in as few as three weeks.