As a certified doctor of natural medicine, an aesthetician with years of experience, and a natural-health consultant, Irina is anything but a one-trick skin specialist. She puts her diverse background to use unearthing beauty with custom facials and permanent-makeup applications that keep eyebrows properly arched, lips colourful, and beauty marks firmly planted. While her staff meticulously performs mani-pedis and antibacterial, antimicrobial nonwax hair-removal treatments, Irina helms electrolysis and IPL sessions, as well as holistic Bowen-therapy treatments, which employ short bursts of rolling, massage-like moves designed to restore bodily balance and incite natural healing.
Per its name, Casbah Evolution has changed substantially since it first opened in 2008. Today, a talented team of aestheticians, makeup specialists, and hair stylists focus on providing the skin care, make-up applications, eyelash extensions, and hair care via its full-service menu. At the braid bar, stylists interlace locks to create fishtail, katniss, milkmaid, or waterfall hair braids while beauty artists apply assorted organic products to blank facial canvases. Additionally, waxing services help clients attain baby-smooth skin while spray tanning ignites them with a natural, golden glow. The make-up bar boasts scores of naturally sourced, organic, or local bath and body brands, all sealed with a stamp of fun, girl-powered approval.
Walls the color of plump purple grapes offer a vibrant burst against slate-grey floors and black-leather salon chairs. Amid these calming accents, skilled stylists craft sleek hairdos and bedeck tresses with subtle and bold color highlights. Cinderella also cleans up eyebrow outskirts with its specialty threading services.
Dr. Morgan Campbell relies on technology from Alma Lasers and serums approved by the FDA and Health Canada to cultivate smooth, youthful skin. He guides the activities of Mission Medical Skin & Laser Clinic's technicians, who launch every recovery and beautification regimen with a complimentary consultation. The team specializes in enhancing faces without surgery, particularly in diminishing acne, signs of aging, and body hair with intense pulsed light and other gentle laser therapies. Their medical-grade tonics come from the labs of powerhouse companies including Botox, which flattens wrinkles with an injection, and Latisse, which lengthens lashes by coating them in Bambi's beauty secret: tears. To soothe and protect skin after treatments, they stock SwissTec products specifically designed for that purpose.
With more than 20 years of experience, Doctors Barbara and Daniel Yip share a demeanour that their patients call "kind, personable, and empathetic" during a broad range of aesthetic services. Together, the two combat the external signs of aging while also infusing clients with internal energy and vitality. In order to reveal their clients' natural beauty, the doctors employ rigorously tested techniques proven to tighten aging skin, treat acne, or remove unwanted hairs that beg to be shaved off so they can explore the world.
Monita Chan has been training aspiring cosmetologists for more than two decades, instructing them in everything from creative haircut techniques to special-effects makeup application. At BM Chan—a cosmetology training academy that's also a full-service salon—she captains her team of beauty experts that includes stylists, massage therapists, nail technicians, and skincare specialists
When she and her team aren't leading classes in aromatherapy or medical aesthetics, they're giving their salon clients luxurious breaks from their busy lives. They even pull hair styling techniques from Vidal Sassoon and Pivot Point to create their looks for both special events as well as entirely unremarkable events.