Threading is an ancient technique for shaping eyebrows that is natural, safe, organic, and effective. Instead of slathering on harsh hair-removal creams loaded with chemicals and nickels or hot wax that can burn and abrade sensitive face skin, let the friendly eyebrow and upper-lip artists at Diva Beauty safely craft elegant arches and smooth mouths that will frame, define, and brighten a whole face. The results don't invite bumps or irritation, and a threaded mug is also less likely to experience local swelling or redness. The treatment frames, defines, and brightens the entire face until it shines like a lighthouse made out of glow sticks.
Miracle Image's board-certified physicians and medically trained staff rejuvenate tired visages with soothing spa treatments. In a 40-minute session, an IPL photofacial's rays can smooth out fine lines and reduce discoloration from sun damage, aging, or paintball accidents (a $400 value). Then satisfied skin sacks can return three to four weeks later for a follow-up alpha-beta peel which whisks away upper layers of epidermis to reveal suppler skin lurking just beneath the surface, like a freshly exfoliated tiger shark (an $85 value). The second treatment builds on the success of the first, multiplying softness dividends for a refreshing moisture payoff.
The charm and simplicity of the Maine lobster shack is heaved ashore at Georgetown's Tackle Box, which popped onto Bon Appétit's radar as one of the Best Seafood Restaurants of 2008. Just inside the door on a pocked brick wall, a weathered Old Glory greets diners as they stand before the counter's chalkboard menu to check on the day's fresh catch and wonder if sailors wear their ties in a figure-eight knot. Since Tackle Box shoulders a steadfast commitment to sustainability, each meal can vary, as cooks fry or grill the bounty of fishermen's nets that may swell with haddock or catfish.
Diners can choose smoked trout to pair with hand-cut fries or mac 'n' cheese, all of which they can enjoy at a fire-red picnic table. For an extra kick, fingers may dip fare or put out a burning dynamite fuse in a classic tartar or spicy marinara sauce.
At Naked A Boutique For Skin, seasoned aesthetician Marianne Ortiz restores skin's allure with custom treatments for men and women of all ages. After ushering guests into private treatment rooms, Ortiz blends organic fruit extracts into nourishing elixirs and whisks away unwanted hairs with gentle, fast-drying hard waxes. During complimentary skin-analysis sessions, Ortiz strives to educate clients on their epidermal needs and lingering rug-burn phobias.
Beautiful Laser Lounge and AntiAging has only four treatment rooms. Without a huge facility to keep up, the spa's team, including a doctor, aesthetic educator, certified laser technicians, weight-loss specialists, and a male wellness specialist can focus on keeping up on the best product and techniques to lavish on each patient. Inside the intimate, private setting, the practitioners work together to enhance clients' looks with results as natural as the Grand Canyon before it puts on its makeup in the morning. During a complimentary consultation, a staffer can help you choose the proper treatment from a list that includes laser hair-removal, dermal fillers, weight-loss injections, and vein removal.
At Safe Laser Centers, a team of technicians harnesses the aesthetic power of a range of lasers, using them to keep bodies slim and smooth. The center offers i-Lipo and i-Lipo Ultra, which are noninvasive methods of shrinking fat deposits and reducing the appearance of cellulite, and a laser hair-removal system that permanently removes hair from nearly anywhere on the body.