La' Chic Salon and Spa’s soaring vaulted ceilings slide down to sleek bamboo flooring, over which an ensemble of nail technicians, stylists, and aestheticians buzz back and forth across as they beautify bodies from tip to tip. The spa’s glossy granite countertops gleam with the reflections of aestheticians in motion as they administer soothing spa treatments, lavishing visages in a relaxation-inducing cucumber facial and treating paws to a deluxe spa pedicure's mint sea scrub. Experienced hair gurus employ Redken and Pureology products to perform strand-reviving feats with salon services such as partial foils, special-occasion styling, and sculpting coifs into David.
AquaStone Nails & Spa prides itself on its friendly staff, supreme service, and an impeccably clean facility accented by dramatic red drapes and cozy black leather furniture. Fingertips that need a break from hanging onto cliffs can opt for the no-chip manicure, which is designed to gracefully top natural nails for two to three weeks. The service tucks in tired nail beds with OPI's Axxium soak-off gel lacquer, available in a range of colors, such as Dulce de Leche, Strawberry Margarita, and Here Today … Aragon Tomorrow.
Ridding unwanted hair from clients' bodies since 1975, the skincare specialists at European Wax Center have had plenty of time to perfect the four-step waxing process. First, a specialist cleanses the skin and layers it with pre-wax oil so the wax adheres to the hair and not the skin. Next, the specialist applies exclusive EWC Comfort Wax crafted in Paris from beeswax, which is gentler to the skin than traditional wax or wax made from ground-up rocks. Finally, after the hair has been removed, a rejuvenation product is applied to freshly waxed areas, leaving behind soft, silky-smooth skin.
Ashley Lynn Riggs, a Clearwater native, has been styling, cutting, and coloring hair for over 10 years. The experience has enabled her to work with even the wildest of manes, and Ashley Lynn welcomes clients with all hair types and textures, including fine hair and hair as frizzy as an electrified treasure troll. On top of being a color specialist, she also takes pride in her skills working with bridal parties and crafting formal updos.
From his seven offices, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Christopher Ewanowski and his knowledgeable staff help restore epidermises with cosmetic, medical, and surgical skin treatments. With a stable of seven lasers, including the Candela GentleLase, Palomar StarLux IPL, and the 2,940-nanometer Whisper, Suncoast’s trained technicians rid skin of unwanted hair, sun damage, broken blood vessels, and tattoos of broken blood vessels. For more invasive procedures, including eyelid-lifting blepharoplasty and Dr. Ewanowski's specialty, the cancer-ridding Mohs micrographic surgery, the doctor treats clients in the in-office surgical suite. Suncoast’s resident aesthetician pampers with medical-grade spa services, using products from such skincare brands as SkinMedica, Avène, and glo.