Jessie Jackson, who operates out of Changes Salon, has been a manicurist for 20 years. She uses top-brand nailcare products such as OPI and Gelish. Her standard manicure takes 30 minutes—just short enough to fit in during a lunch break.
Helmed by Southern California Super Doctor Stephen McNeese, Ultimate Body Aesthetics helps guests achieve their beauty goals with body-sculpting and skin-smoothing services. Registered nurses deftly administer facial fillers to smooth out wrinkles and laser treatments to boost collagen and zap off unwanted hair. They also use noninvasive weight-loss treatments, such as body wraps, infrared-sauna sessions, and supervised weight-loss programs, to make bodies slim enough to fit through doggy doors.
At Bella Gente Salon and Day Spa, seasoned beauty and wellness professionals help clients reimagine their hairstyles, pamper their faces and nails, and soothe aching muscles. The peaceful day spa invites patrons to slip into a deep, serene trance amid gossamer drapes, plush couches, warmly lit stone walls, and aestheticians mimicking the croaks of bullfrogs.
Stylists in the salon infuse hair with vital nutrients and vibrant color using products from Redken, Agadir, and Pureology. They also reward hardworking appendages with soothing pedicure soaks and expertly executed manicures.
Nestled inside Studio C Salon & Spa, Gia arms herself with a brigade of mostly organic products to combat common skin care issues. She is certified with Murad Skin Care and Jessner’s PCA chemical/enzyme peels and microdermabrasion treatments, and expertly twists a single cotton thread to remove unwanted hair on faces or quickly craft a friendship bracelet.
Practitioners of alternative and holistic therapies converge to treat clients' bodies, minds, and spirits at Aviante Health and Wellness Center. The center's licensed staff soothes tense muscles with a range of modalities and performs spiritual-counseling services designed to balance chakra. Wholly holistic, Aviante also performs pet therapy sessions, which help owners connect with four-legged friends without having to share chew toys or hassle the same mailman.
At A Plus Massage Therapy, certified massage therapist Audrey Poliskey tackles stress and muscular aches with 10 years of therapeutic experience. Audrey’s repertoire of techniques includes deep-tissue, trigger-point, and shiatsu massages, which she combines with aromatherapy, hot stones, and relaxing music to soothe her patients’ senses while she unwinds muscular knots.