All About Cosmetic is totally focused on beauty enhancements that fend off aging, acne, and other annoyances. So committed to beauty is the boutique that its staffers man a 24-hour hotline to answer make-up, weight-loss, or general beauty questions at any time of day or night. They also like to put their money where their mouth is with a slew of services. In addition to laser treatments that remove hair and tighten the skin, they also support weight loss efforts with Lollolight hunger-suppressant lollipops. When used along with a proper diet and exercises, these treats curb appetites and come in a variety delicious flavors such as strawberry, butterscotch, and watermelon.
Headed by doctor duo James Kojian, MD, and Cecilia Gutierrez, RN, BSN, the medically trained nurses and physicians assistants at The Rejuvenation Center smooth out epidermal planes with ultramodern medical products and technology. An arsenal of lasers wrenches back the hands of time, tackling acne and wrinkles with equal aplomb and also removing body hair and contouring faces. Injectables, dermal fillers, and chemical peels from brands such as SkinMedica and Apeele enhance mugs and attract celebrity clientele. The center counts model and reality star Brittany Binger as a fan of its chemical peel and laser hair removal. Many of the center?s procedures are mostly painless and require little downtime, allowing for immediate stunt doubling as a surfboard in live reenactments of Point Break.
Founder Ande Akinrele opened i Medspa after spending more than 20 years working in the international health and beauty industry in Belgium, England, and West Africa. Her close-knit staff?which includes physicians, physician assistants, nurses, medical aesthetician, and resident puppet?specializes in FDA-approved laser services such as IPL photofacials, acne treatments, medical weight loss, botox and filler treatments, and laser hair removal. More traditional spa services include facials, diamond-tip microdermabrasion, and chemical peels combining glycolic and salicylic acids. To help clients maintain their results at home, i Medspa sells pharmaceutical or medical-grade skincare lines such as Epionce, Obagi, and Glo-minerals makeup.
Working mere blocks from the Pacific Ocean, Six Degrees Salon and Spa’s team of stylists distills the sea’s natural beauty and calming influence into beauty treatments under the guidance of co-owners Joel and Frida Silva, authorities in haircare and skincare services, respectively. While stylists trim hair and wax errant fringe in the second floor’s open, hardwood-floored salon upstairs, licensed massage therapists knead out kinks and aestheticians unleash powerful facials and peels on blemishes in the downstairs spa and boutique. Armed with products from top-tier companies such as Obagi and Moroccanoil, the beautifiers render coifs and skin more healthy and radiant than a nutritionist's grocery list left in a running microwave.
The skincare experts at Kareen Aesthetics specialize in facial peels, whose chemicals exfoliate away dull surfaces to reveal the dewier, brighter complexions hiding just beneath. Accordingly, their arsenal of peels is extensive: there are name-brand peels, like those by Jessner and TCA, medical-grade VI peels, and peels designed to accomplish specific beauty goals. They even stock body peels, which treat skin south of the neck to leave wings and tails looking much younger. Peels aren't the only game in town, of course; visitors can also opt for antioxidant skin therapy, microdermabrasion, or an LED facial. Whether they're spotlighting skin with antioxidants, light, peels, or diamonds, technicians take time to keep clients relaxed and let them savor their moment of pampering.
Patrons who visit South Bay Xpress Spa and Wax rest easy knowing that they've entrusted their skin to expert aestheticians. That's because the staff undergoes continual training in alternative waxing techniques, facial treatments, and lash enhancement procedures. With this knowledge in hand, the staff pampers clients from head to tail with microdermabrasion, brow tinting, lash perms, and body waxing.