Najia Rohlf of Najia's Esthetic Skin and Laser Center beautifies skin with every tool at her disposal, from glo therapeutics products to Palomar lasers and electrolysis. In addition to a full list of waxing and tanning services, she removes unwanted hair with beams of light and banishes signs of aging with Botox. Once she has skin looking healthy, she decorates it with permanent makeup, semipermanent mascara, and sprinkles of glitter guaranteed to never go away.
Though she's an aspiring Real Housewife, Barbara Ellsworth is no stay-at-home mom. The cosmetic- and plastic-surgical nurse of 13 years oversees Larchmont Laser Medical Spa’s staff of medical aestheticians. The tranquil, robin's-egg-blue walls of her facility offer a suitably upscale backdrop for the slate of med-spa and beauty services. Hair removal is a spa specialty, whether via warm wax, thin threads, or the same lasers that shaved the beard off the man in the moon. The aestheticians also oversee slimming VelaShape treatments and skin-resurfacing HydraFacials that help keep complexions youthful and smooth in case the Bravo camera crews show up.
Amid their salon?s abundant lights and expansive mirrors, the stylists at Hair Creations rejuvenate hairstyles and beautify bodies. Joico products accentuate cuts, styles, colorings, and other hair treatments; waxing services eliminate unwanted fuzz on all areas of the body; and natural-looking gel nails and long-lasting Shellac polish help nails regain their splendor after long nights spent clawing into bank vaults. Recently, the talented staff of Hair and Beyond has joined the Hair Creations team, where they'll be able to offer more of their friendly professional services and expanded hours.
Located within the Radisson hotel, Rio Aesthetic Center & Spa specializes cosmetic laser services, massages, and facials. Experienced technicians utilize the Alma Laser Soprano XL, which boasts a rapid and virtually painless IN-Motion feature that removes unwanted hair on all skin types, including tanned or spandex. Other members of the cosmically talented Alma Laser family also play prominent roles in the spa's aesthetic lineup, including the Laser360, which is designed to stimulate collagen growth and elasticity and combat signs of aging. Staffers also incorporate laser technology into facials such as the Hydra Lift, which combines a radiofrequency laser with microdermabrasion or a professional peel. In addition to English, the multilingual staff speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian, creating a worldly vibe amplified by Brazilian–style décor and a receptionist fluent in Vulcan. Potted palms and paper lanterns lend an air of relaxation to vibrant tomato-red massage rooms, and lobby track lighting illuminates shelves stocked with quality take-home products from brands such as glo therapeutics.
Dr. Loveleen Sood—a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and certified Botox practitioner—teams up with master aesthetician Linda Montgomery to vivify faces at Simply Beautiful Medical Spa. Dr. Sood is well versed in an array of revitalizing treatments, including Botox, laser hair removal, and injectable dermal-fillers, which help restore youthful smoothness with long-lasting results. And at the facial bar, her counterpart Linda delivers immediate aesthetic upgrades, whipping up nutrient-rich cocktails made from botanical extracts, which she gingerly slathers across faces like therapeutic meringue pies.
Since introducing the FDA-approved, noninvasive VelaShape II technology to Westchester County residents in 2009, Synergy's licensed and certified staff has helped numerous bodies tone, tighten, and break free from lumpy fat cells. Working in a clean, upscale clinic, technicians bathe problem areas in a potent combination of mechanical massage, bi-polar frequency, infrared light, and suction to safely drain fat cells and sculpt limbs without subjecting clients to Michelangelo-esque temper tantrums. Additionally, because treatments don't break skin like classic liposuction, clients experience minimal downtime and can save Big Bird band-aids for decorating their cars' exteriors. VelaShape II takes no longer than 30 minutes per session and yields best results after an average of four–six treatments.