As the vibrant, swirling skirts of belly dancers entrance patrons' eyes, Skewers' chefs slice up lamb, filet mignon, chicken, and salmon for the restaurant’s namesake kebabs. To sate carnivorous cravings, their flavorful meats—which are marinated for 48 to 72 hours in tangy Mediterranean spices and oils—are roasted over the open flame of a stove or a snoring baby dragon. Bartenders craft potent martinis and pour international wines that complement both the punchy flavors of the kebabs and the plumes of sweet, aromatic smoke that dance through the hookah garden. On select nights, the kebab house brims with the catchy beats of live jazz bands, late-night DJs, and brave karaoke performers, and belly dancers take center stage with their sensuous dance moves on Saturday evenings.
The walls of Wish Boutique & Salon are the exact shade of a beach, which is appropriate because their assortment of tanning beds, airbrush spray tans, and tanning products services imbue guests with the same sunshiny glow they?d get from an actual beach. But apart from their UV and UV-free tanning services, their rooms shelter a red light therapy bed designed to ameliorate wrinkles, burns, and acne. The touched-up feeling resulting from those 20-minute sessions spill over into the manicure-pedicure area, where nail techs adorn tips with durable coats of shellac and glittering Rockstar colors.
Using a LightSheer diode laser by Lumenis, the certified staff at Fresno Laser Aesthetics reduces and eventually permanently halts hair production in unwanted areas. The LightSheer system targets hundreds of hair follicles at a time, destroying them at their core, which can be identified by its nougaty consistency. Plastic surgeons Dr. John Burnett and Dr. Kaye Riolo, the cosmetic nurse specialists and clinical aestheticians at Fresno Laser Aesthetics, celebrate hairlessness by offering medical-grade services in an upscale, relaxing environment.
The medical aestheticians at Valley Legs Beauty and Diagnostics work toward one goal: setting their clients free from cosmetic concerns. They treat issues such as varicose veins, wrinkles, and tired-looking skin, drawing on a deep knowledge of advanced technologies. Virtually painless laser hair removal is another specialty. Bilingual medical physicians and nurses consult with visitors before each treatment.
With more than 25 years in the medical field, Dr. Pamela J. Stuart has focused her attention for the past 10 years on rejuvenating complexions with noninvasive treatments at Physician’s Skin Solutions. Dr. Stuart commences all services with a personalized consultation that helps create each patient’s skin profile, which helps identify sun damage, textural problems, and unnecessary fine lines—the kind that cannot tell your future. In addition, all nonsurgical procedures, including dermal fillers, laser hair removal, and radio-frequency skin-tightening treatments, are performed by the skilled doctor. And to further foster healthy glows, Dr. Stuart and her team are armed with advanced skincare products from brands including Obagi and SkinMedica. They also stay up-to-date on the latest beauty treatments, such as age-reversing Allumera topical cream.