Aesthetician Christine Zimmerman executes Vasculyse treatments to banish vascular blemishes ranging from broken capillaries to skin tags. During the treatment, a handheld device emits a low-level energy current to force the cells that compose the imperfections into a form of coagulation, after which the body absorbs them. The device's tiny tip, similar in width to a piece of thread, targets even minuscule marks such as ruby points or drops of nail polish that help patients to tell one elbow from the other. Although minor marks can clear up after one visit, harder-to-treat lesions such as telangiectasia and spider angioma may require up to three sessions to eradicate. Sessions last approximately 20 minutes, and most clients report only a slight pinching feeling, similar to crowd-surfing on hermit crabs.
Glow Face & Body’s 90-minute antioxidant facial aims to exile fine lines and wrinkles from façades with a slew of topical treatments. A soothing moisturizer tangos with antioxidants across the facial dance floor, softening skin, encouraging collagen production, and collecting high marks for footwork from judgmental eyebrows. Meanwhile, a vitamin C laced serum and an all-natural herbal cleanser join forces to hunt down free radicals with an aim to stymie the aging process. Each epidermal hero comes to patrons’ rescue within one of the spa’s warmly hued treatment rooms, where aestheticians also cosset clients with complimentary consultations, product samples, and symbolically melting clocks.
Caribbean Island Tanning Center lives up to its tropical name in a literal way, bringing the best of summer indoors with its sandy beach, decorative palm trees, and vibrant collection of blue and yellow beach huts. The salon’s beachy vibe doesn’t end there, as more than 20 tanning units imbue skin with a bronze hue ready-made for an island vacation. Alongside a Mystic Tan booth with three levels of sunless tanning solutions, the salon features comfortable lie-down beds that harness UV rays to promote a healthy glow. Special leg tanners regulate uneven thigh tones, and a UV teeth-whitening system casts the sun’s light on smiles and pasty tooth fairies.
A warm smile and a complimentary cup of coffee greets each client that sets foot in Flair For Hair, a Paul Mitchell salon owned by master designer Joyce-Lyn Altieri and staffed by a team of Paul Mitchell educators. A team member then escorts clients to the Lather Lounge where stylists cleanse strands with indulgent shampoo sessions peppered with head and neck massages. After a careful consultation, stylists break out the scissors or spend some time concocting custom hues at the Color Bar. In addition to facial waxing and makeup services, stylists also set curly strands straight with a 45-minute, formaldehyde-free Bio Ionic KeraSmooth treatment that lasts up to 12 weeks. Before clients leave, stylists demonstrate how to use the latest tools and products to maintain their new styles without resorting to concrete wigs.
The staff members at C Salon & Spa take special care to ensure that all clients leave feeling refreshed and beautiful. In their warm-yellow salon, they offer hair services, including cuts, color, extensions, and weaves. In their earth-toned treatment rooms, they offer a wide selection of custom spa services. These range from soothing mud body wraps to 24-karat gold facials to waxing and vajazzling. No matter the service, though, they want guests to leave looking and feeling great, inside and out.
Employing advanced laser technology, the experienced nurses at Anti-Aging Centers of Connecticut safely and effectively eradicate unwanted hair. The center’s Candela lasers were sent back through time to terminate unsightly strands using tough yet gentle photons that harmlessly pass through the skin and directly impact hair follicles for long-lasting hairlessness. On women, technicians can evict pesky hair from such areas as the abs, bikini line, and pancreas, while men can choose to exile errant threads from the scalp, shoulders, and beneath their pinky toenails. Anti-Aging Centers of Connecticut has performed hundreds of treatments, and all of the facility’s lasers are calibrated for empathy and small talk to ensure client comfort.