Including owner Nicole Walz, 10 stylists beautify locks at Blush Salon, and they each bring distinct skills to the table. After assessing which options best complement each client’s face shape and hair, the stylists sculpt dos with cuts, revitalize looks with color, or add texture with straightening or curling treatments. The salon’s stock of haircare products, including Aveda and Pureology, help visitors maintain their new looks after each appointment. Whereas stylists reshape hair, the salon’s aestheticians remove it all together during waxing sessions.
The laser technicians at Central Valley Laser Center help slenderize patients with the Lipo-Light laser. During the headlining treatment, patients don light- and heat-emitting pads on problem areas. The laser prompts the fat cells to release their contents for later removal through the lymphatic system—a process that can be expedited through light exercise or speed walking away from the center’s pet grizzly bear. In addition to contouring physiques, the treatment can help diminish the appearance of cellulite.
Waxing is among the most economical of non-permanent hair-removal treatments, allowing you to stay smooth but still compete in a playoff legbeard competition when the need arises. Reshape or separate Siamese brows ($15) or clear your upper lip and chin ($10 each) to clear a smooth surface for better novelty-moustache adhesion. Or just skip the specifics and get a full face of water-wicking skin. Migrate away from the mug and take care of overly insulated arms ($35) or a pair of leggy walking arms ($70). Prepare for beach season with a Brazilian ($45+) or its front-sided cousin, the stomach wax ($15+).
GetFit in 10's mission is simple: take the hard work out of working out. To do this, the facility employs a technology called whole body vibration, which relies on machines called vibration plates to induce small involuntary muscle contractions that stimulate muscles, sinews, cartilage, bones, and even organs. These rapid contractions—which, according to the facility, can mimic the effects of an hour's worth of exercise in only about 10 minutes—work to reduce fat, boost metabolism, build strength, and bring about a slew of other healthful benefits. All guests have to do is simply stand on a vibration plate, which simulates a gentle walking motion, and let the ensuing tremors do their magic.
To enhance the members' health even further, the facility provides infrared saunas designed to boost metabolism, relax the mind, and hide human beings from lurking Predator monsters. The staffers also ionize the water to filter out contaminants, and use Himalayan salt lamps to infuse the air with natural negative ions that can potentially enhance breathing and sleeping.
At Advanced Care Foot & Ankle, Dr. Craig Wilkes's 20 years of podiatric expertise are bolstered by a broad spectrum of diagnostic and restorative technologies that treat conditions such as plantar fasciitis, ankle sprains, fractures, bunions, and tendinitis. In addition to maintaining surgical privileges at some Mercy and Sutter hospitals in the Sacramento and Roseville area, Dr. Wilkes examines feet with x-rays and ultrasounds to construct a complete image of each patient's foot, uncovering pain-causing biomechanical faults or migratory ears. He then treats aches with as little invasiveness as possible, opting for simple solutions such as customized orthotics or noninvasive shock-wave therapy before drawing on his repertoire of reconstructive surgeries.
Since 2002, aesthetician Lori Ivey has helped clients reach their full beauty potential through skin treatments, massage, and nutrition and wellness advice. She bolsters this whole-body approach by using organic Sjolie and Rhonda Allison products during skincare services, such as sunless tanning and her specialty facials. From within her private room at Selah Day Spa & Salon, she also helps clients ward off signs of aging with advanced LED treatments, which are designed to stimulate collagen production. As a trained certified massage therapist, Lori can ease tension from the muscles and mind with customized massages that incorporate traditional Swedish and deep-tissue techniques.