Waxing seems like a simple beauty treatment?but at Wax Spa, there's more to it than meets the eye. First off, aestheticians must be licensed to ensure safe, effective treatments, and the wax is imported from Europe. Then, there's the strict policy against recycling wax and spatulas, which ensures a germ-free salon.
The team complements their waxes with an array of body contouring treatments, which rely on technology ranging from ultrasound waves to radio frequencies, which is a cosmetic treatment designed to tighten skin without the need for an incision or recovery time. The treatment uses radio frequencies to uniformly heat the dermis, or inner layer of skin, to tighten and help initiate the production of new collagen. Depending on the size of the treatment area, the procedure may take anywhere from 15 minutes for a facial to upwards of an hour for a full body treatment. The salon also brightens complexions with diamond microdermabrasion, which sloughs away dead surface skin to reveal the bright, youthful-looking skin beneath it. And no matter the treatment, each team member takes a customer-centered approach to their services, and helps to cultivate a warm atmosphere that puts clients at ease.
At Elite Aesthetics?the aesthetics division of Astar Medical Group?physicians use the cutting-edge Vectra 3-D imaging system to capture pictures of potential cosmetic-surgery candidates. The system then creates a visual prediction of what faces and bodies will look like after surgery and what those renovated parts would look while doing the Macarena. The six staff aestheticians further the office's anti-aging efforts by providing skincare services such as chemical peels and laser treatments that resurface skin, foil spider veins, or remove hair.
Whether lightening the appearance of wrinkles or blasting away dead skin cells, the medical staff at both locations of Mosa Med Spa rely on up-to-date cosmetics equipment. Board-certified physicians Jose I. Garri, MD, DMD and Dr. Ramiro Peréz, Jr. lead a team of medical professionals, all of whom specialize in minimally invasive techniques such as skin-resurfacing microdermabrasion and anti-aging facials. One of the med spa's crowning jewels is the Candela laser, which heats away melanin deep in the follicles to remove hair from nearly any skin type.
Whether guests are seeking relaxation or clinical aesthetic procedures, the team at Sobe Spa have the skills and knowledge to customize an appropriate service. Owner and registered nurse Sandra Mendizabal and her staff of aestheticians, nail technicians, and massage therapists utilize the latest technologies and product lines to create effective, lasting results. They can ease muscle tension with soothing, hot-stone massage, or perform a lymphatic-drainage massage to facilitate recovery from surgery. A skincare expert can deeply cleanse skin during a stress-reducing spa facial, or address mild scarring or acne with a medical-grade chemical peel. To target cellulite, the crew might recommend noninvasive, roller-based Endermologie sessions or minimally invasive mesotherapy injections.
They also offer mani-pedis, hair services, and holistic healthcare, and do it all within a clean, chic spa environment that aims to cultivate a tranquil vibe. Collections of earth-toned rocks line the bottom edges of the walls, leading from the white-on-white reception area toward treatment rooms that branch off from a hallway that is elegantly adorned with sheer, white drapery.
Hippocratic oath aside, Drs. Albert Canas and Marlene Anne Jarin could probably share a few stories about Jackson Memorial Hospital, where they both completed residencies in different fields. Dr. Canas is a board-certified internist who specializes in HIV treatment, and Dr. Jarin is a board-certified family physician.
At their private practice, Albert Canas MD & Associates PA, they apply their medical backgrounds not only to medical procedures but also to cosmetic and weight-loss treatments, such as SilkPeel microdermabrasion treatments, Botox and Sculptra Aesthetic injections, and Palomar intense pulsed-light facials. Each service takes place in the doctors’ welcoming office, where naturally lit treatment rooms and a waiting area clad with abstract artwork greet each patient.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking garage
Most popular service: Complete facial treatment
Brands Used: PCA Skin, Jane Iredale Mineral Makeup, Topix pharmaceuticals
Pro Tip: We are located at Mount Sinai Hospital, in the building across from the emergency room