In an inviting space with chic decor and elegant draperies, the licensed aestheticians of Regenesis Skin Studio use advanced technologies to improve the appearance and texture of clients' skin. Phototherapy treatments serve a variety of purposes, from fading hyperpigmentation to eliminating unwanted hair, and custom peels exfoliate skin for a more youthful look. Patrons can also shop for home-use products by Rhonda Allison, HydroPeptide, and other esteemed skincare companies.
As any woman with curly hair knows, finding a stylist who knows how to cut her hair without leaving it too short, poofy, or uneven can be one of life's most frustrating challenges. Blis Salon's owners not only understand this frustration, but put an end to it by sending their stylists to New York to train with Ouidad, the "queen of the curl." There, stylists go through a rigorous certification course, learning Ouidad's trademark carve-and-slice technique so they can become proficient at cutting the spirals on women, men, and sheep. Though Blis Salon’s stylists specialize in curly hair, they also work equally well with other hair types, chopping off split ends, painting on highlights, and waxing faces.:m]]
Touted by Dr. Oz and approved by the FDA, Zerona laser treatments have been the toast of the body-sculpting world since they first appeared in clinical trials in 2008. At Charlotte Zerona, a doctor trained by the system's medical director himself harnesses the power of the system's low-level laser energy, sending it past the skin's outer layers on a search-and-destroy mission against extra inches. The energy opens up stubborn fat stores, liquifying their contents and prepping them for harmless processing via the body's natural metabolic processes. Designed for clients who already lead a healthy lifestyle or are looking for that first push in a weight loss regimen, the process slims and reshapes bodies with no downtime.
Skin Elements MedSpa's Dr. Gail Griffin supervises a team of registered nurses and skin specialists as they perform a suite of advanced aesthetic services using tools including hair- and tattoo-removing lasers, dermal fillers, and microdermabrasion wands. To ward off signs of aging and restore patients' youthful glow, the team can create an individualized beauty plan incorporating traditional spa facials to address fine lines or acne, chemical peels to erase hyperpigmentation and smooth wrinkles, and microdermabrasion to resurface faces for a perfect canvas for moisturizer, makeup, or clown noses applied with Gorilla Glue. Clients can seek more pronounced results with dermal fillers such as Botox, which enter the skin via injection where they work to immobilize the muscles that cause wrinkles on the forehead and around the mouth and eyes.
The staff at Elite Laser Care aren't one-trick ponies. Dr. Maureen Whelihan is not only a certified laser expert but also a board-certified gynecologist; her sister and colleague, Gina Whelihan, is a certified medical electrologist with special trianing in laser facial treatments and vein removal. Together, they have provided laser treatments at Elite Laser Care for more than 14 years. They rely on lasers to remove clients' unwanted body hair, pigmented lesions, and spider veins; the staff also uses the high-tech equipment to rejuvenate facial skin.
Beneath the roof at Satin Med Spa, a team of medical providers, a physician, a nurse practitioner, and a well-meaning juggler specialize in noninvasive medical procedures. The staff emphasizes a patient-first approach, taking part in complimentary consultations to answer all questions and plan customized treatment programs. They then perform treatments such as Botox and dermal fillers to assuage frown lines, laser hair removal to smooth skin, laser tattoo removal to remove unwanted ink, and facial treatments such as refreshing chemical peels and microdermabrasion.
The Skin Center of North Carolina provides the guidance and steady-hand precision of medical professionals in treating the body's pore-patches and freckle-farms. The oxygen facial (a $99 value) rejuvenates jilted skin with a smorgasbord of oxygenating treatments, starting with an automated misting machine that sprays the skin with atomized moisturizers sailing atop a trade wind of pressurized oxygen. An aesthetician blends the oxygen-rich mist to target your specific skin need, whether it be anti-aging, moisture retention, acne axing, or inflammation inhibition. Epidermal fireflies will be ignited, adding a healthy glow to your skin.