Led by Dr. Landon Pryor, the skilled technicians at True Laser use Candela GentleLase and GentleYAG lasers for hair removal and collagen-stimulating skin-rejuvenation treatments. They calibrate the laser's wavelength to suit either purpose, and a cooling device spritzes skin with cryogen immediately after the laser's pulses to make treatments more comfortable for clients.
But not all of True Laser's services are laser-based. Aestheticians polish away dead and dull skin with microdermabrasion treatments, using pure baking-soda crystals—rather than the more commonly used aluminum oxide—to avoid unnecessary skin irritation. They also stock glo therapeutics skincare products—infused with vitamin C and ultrafine fairy dust—for facials tailored toward each client's needs, and they administer facial peels to target signs of aging.
While patrons recline in a private room with soft earth tones and hardwood floors, licensed aestheticians Traci Scribner and Nikki Nelson quickly remove their unwanted body hair. They heat up soft wax and carefully smear it on larger areas of the body, including the legs and the back, before swiftly removing the wax and the hair with muslin strips. For smaller and more sensitive areas of the body, such as the face and bikini line, they use hard wax, which shrink-wraps itself around the hair as it cools, resulting in less pulling on the skin.
Traci and Nikki further enhance bare skin with spray-tanning services. They're particularly adept at working with fitness-competition participants and use 1?2 applications of JanTana solution, making competitors stand out more than an actual teenager playing a teenager on TV.
An aesthetician custom blends wax to remove unwanted body hair on all skin types. Hairy backs, chests, legs, and arms on men and women become sleek surfaces, and overgrown eyebrows transform into perfect replicas of the Gateway Arch. The aesthetician also focuses attention on faces with custom facials and microdermabrasion treatments.
Renew Skin Spa’s team of aestheticians and technicians keeps bodies youthful and minds sharp, treating cosmetic concerns with personalized spa and med-spa sessions and educating clients on new skincare strategies. The team gets to know each set of skin through comprehensive consultations, which clue clients in to pressing dermatological concerns and help technicians recommend the most appropriate treatments. From there, techs can enrich dermal layers with vitamin- and antioxidant-rich balms, conceal signs of aging with skin-firming LED or ultrasound therapies, or soothe deeper stress with any of numerous massage modalities. Much like an arm-wrestling match with the Speaker of the House, each treatment requires that clients schedule an appointment beforehand.
Tucked inside a cozy studio within InStyle Salon & Spa Suites, Face Value Skin Spa & Wax Studio whisks male and female clients into a realm of relaxation. Here, a team of talented aestheticians help clients achieve states of beautified Zen through custom-blend Bioelements facials, Brazilian waxing for men and women, as well as speed waxing and eyebrow design. They also brandish Bioelements products while divvying out a dozen different facials that range from a deep-cleansing signature treatment to a potent acne-clearing facial laden with antioxidants. The crew also attacks hirsute skin, removing hair from backs, chests, and faces with Cirepil wax, or wielding light-based hair-removal techniques to deliver a more permanent punch and thwart hair regrowth across the body.
Licensed aesthetician Jennifer specializes in speed waxing, but that's not to say she sacrifices care for quickness. Having attended numerous classes in Brazilian waxing, she uses a hard wax and takes care to customize her treatments to each client's needs. Still, her sheer quickness is impressive. In 15 minutes or fewer, Jennifer is able to perform a Brazilian wax that removes hair safely and precisely. The Wax Studio also offers waxing options for men, including a Manzilian treatment.