After graduating from the elite Vidal Sassoon Academy, John Toboas became an instructor there and later served as a hair designer or artistic director at numerous salons. At John Taboas Salon, he manages a staff of savvy stylists who transform tresses, remove unwanted spider veins and hair with lasers, and lessen the effects of aging with injectables such as Botox and Juvéderm.
As one would expect of a place named one of the best hair salons in the country by Elle, Roberto Giordano's eponymous salon and spa is the product of decades of hard work. Roberto himself divides his time between the styling station and the runway, where he organizes fashion shows.
Bumble and bumble, Kérastase, and Goldwell products beautify locks in the open-design salon, where mirrors float above tawny stylists' tables between sprays of purple orchids. Aestheticians rule over a separate spa suite to deliver facials, massages, and waxing with yonka products.
Body Minute's focus on catering to women with busy lifestyles propelled its skin-care methods into more than 350 beauty centers across Europe—and then, across the pond. Whether requesting individual services or a monthly subscription, each of Body Minute's clients receives the convenience of quick treatments without the need for an appointment.
Basic facials with steam and extractions cleanse specific skin types, while facial patches reinvigorate the skin with algae or olive-tree extracts. Alternatively, aestheticians pamper the whole body with services such as a relaxing Japanese massage and a Hormeta scrub exfoliation, which lets clients feel the smoothing effects of volcanic rock without having to roll down the slope of Krakatoa. To help clients achieve the results of their treatments at home, Body Minute carries its own line of paraben-free, Swiss-made beauty products.
The dedicated staff members at Miami Skin Boutique and Spa pamper patrons with tranquil services administered within comfy confines. Thirty-minute mini massages soothe stressed-out backs with gentle kneading and lullabies delivered through fingertips via Morse code. The Sonya Dakar boot-camp facial harnesses handpicked products from the renowned skincare expert to invigorate visages with four levels of exfoliation. Wielding natural ingredients including pumpkin enzymes and green tea, aestheticians polish faces with steam, microdermabrasion, and a seaweed repair serum derived from kelp-based tool belts. The intraceutical oxygen-infusion facial treats sensitive countenances with vitamins, hyaluronic acid, and therapeutic-grade hyperbaric oxygen pressure. Sips of effervescent champagne and bites of fresh fruit enhance the experience.
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After beginning her career as a certified esthetician in Paris, Patricia Mitev made the move to Miami and became certified as a laser technician. She now teams up with medical director Dr. Lolo Wise at HD Laser, where they strive to rejuvenate the skin with microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and laser treatments. She expertly wields the GentleYAG laser to handle tasks such as tightening the skin, reducing the appearance of cellulite, or blasting away unwanted hair or hard-to-remove feather boas.