As a welcoming gesture, Daymara Navarrete and her staff of licensed aestheticians press a cup of wine, tea, or coffee into the hands of arriving guests. The team fosters a familial bond with clients during services ranging from therapeutic wraps and massages to cuts, styles, and hair texturing. Each staff member offers experience in a particular area and hones his or her skills through continual training on new products, such as Gelish polish, or through wagers that they can get a bespectacled mannequin asked to prom. As they execute their pampering services, most of which call upon OPI products, staff members navigate between rows of pedicure chairs and black leather-backed salon chairs. Their busy hands release a symphony of soft sounds that reverberates off dark wood accents and sea-green walls as floral arrangements nod their colorful heads in time.
Under the tutelage of board-certified doctors, the staff at Miami MD Spa utilizes cutting-edge laser technology to help clients attain smooth skin and revitalized features. The FDA-approved Candela GentleYAG laser machine plies hair from men's and women's skin through a small applicator tip that leaves regions such as the legs, back, and face free of unwanted body hair and necks free of steel bolts. While high-tech gadgets flicker and pulse, spa treatments such as medical peels, facials, and microdermabrasions actively encourage youthful color and firm texture to return to a client's face after years of working as a California Raisin impersonator.
The specialists at Holistic Derma Spa help bring inner beauty to the surface with a menu of services designed to refresh epidermal expanses and rejuvenate the mind. An array of facials helps remedy skin maladies such as blemishes, aging, and hyperpigmentation, and electrolysis sessions bombard unwanted hairs with small electrical currents that leave skin smooth and fuzz-free. During Swedish massage sessions, clients float away on a cloud of relaxation as a therapist soothes their body with long, flowing strokes that boost circulation. The multitalented team can also speed up morning beauty routines with permanent makeup and reverse tooth discoloration with in-office teeth-whitening treatments.
Humberto Molgora and the team at Solutions Wellness Center have helped more than 1,500 clients with a coterie of medical massages. Blending a spa setting with medical massage techniques, the crew works to treat conditions including back pain, muscle pain, headaches, and preexisting injuries. Each therapist at Solutions is a licensed massage therapist, and all are members of the Florida State Massage Therapy Association, giving them the expertise needed to help address ailments such as whiplash, sciatica, migraines, and pelvic tilt, among others.
By immersing their students in the art of hairstyling, aesthetics, and massage therapy, Florida’s Beauty Schools of America ensures the next generation of beauty experts maximizes their potential. Courses cover the latest in nail art technology, emerging hair removal techniques, and the telltale signs that a toad is actually an enchanted prince. Students don’t only learn in the classroom, but develop real-world skills by practicing their craft on clients. Through this symbiotic relationship, students become the best stylists they can be and leave the classroom prepared to impress.
To make Glowing Gold Tanning Spa more than just a basic tanning salon, its team of therapists and aestheticians employs an extensive collection of high-powered tanning beds and specialized spa services. Housing three levels of tanning beds and a VersaSpa automated system, the spa offers clients a selection of standup beds, reclined beds, and UV-free spray-tan systems. While some people, such as beach-goers or those playing the pie crust in this year’s pageant, may be content with just a tan, others can enjoy Glowing Gold's other offerings, such as teeth whitening, massage, waxing, and facials.