With products from Sothys and Bioline in hand, the beauty specialists at Mountain View Facial Beauty enhance clients’ natural glow. More than 10 types of facial—including an IPL photofacial—tend to specific skin concerns such as acne, fine lines, or razor irritation for men, imbuing complexions with moisture, vitamins, and anti-aging unguents. Waxing treatments strip skin of unwanted fur, while massage services tenderize the muscles underneath. Clients can alter their look more dramatically with permanent make-up, slimming body wraps, and weight-loss treatments that don’t involve running laps around a Great Lake.
While the scientific world and natural world are often at odds, the staff at Aesthetic Skin Care Center have found a way for them to exist symbiotically by using technologically advanced treatments and scientifically formulated products to restore the skin's natural beauty. The European-trained, licensed aestheticians address blemishes and signs of aging with services such as IPL sessions or LED-light therapy, and employ the latest permanent-makeup techniques to enhance facial features. With more than 20 years of experience in the skincare industry, the team can also recommend an appropriate, product-based treatment, including a plant-derived Green Peel designed by Dr. Med. Christine Schrammek, to diminish sun damage, scars, and tired-looking skin caused by over-basting the face with turkey jus.
The inviting spa boasts a clean, modern ambience, thanks to white-on-white walls and cabinets, and glass shelves neatly lined with jars and bottles of Vie Collection, Jean D'Arcel, and Phytomer products.
Sumi, the licensed cosmetologist whose name graces Sumi Beauty Salon, welcomes patrons into a small, homestyle setting for relaxing services that range from threading and waxing to skincare and haircare treatments and henna tattoos. Reclining chairs and minimally decorated white walls erase distractions during sessions, and large lighted mirrors allow clients to keep close watch on their faces while Sumi goes to work. Staffers also stock beauty arsenals with Dermalogica and herbal products to help remedy skin maladies including acne, wrinkles, dryness, and overly cute dimples.
From Cornell and Stanford University to fellowships in Glasgow, Scotland and Miami, Florida, Dr. Joshua Korman has charted the globe on his path to becoming a certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Now armed with more than 20 years of experience, the doctor serves as an adjunct clinical associate professor at Stanford and puts his wisdom into practice at Korman Plastic Surgery.
The welcoming office boasts a lengthy list of cosmetic procedures, from rhinoplasty and liposuction to med-spa treatments involving dermal fillers and laser therapies. Each treatment is tailored to fit the aesthetic needs of both men and women with gender-specific techniques. Complimentary consultations are also available for those wishing to receive Dr. Korman’s advice on how to correct aesthetic issues or remove cartoon anvils from feet.
Dr. Korman also focuses his energy on educating breast-cancer patients on their options for breast reconstruction as well as helping former gang members erase tattoos through Clean Slate, a program he founded as an effort to give back to his community.
It seems Dr. Shahin Fazilat has had a hard time scratching his itch for education. The board-certified plastic surgeon first bolstered his medical degree from Howard University School of Medicine by completing general surgery training at The Washington Hospital Center. Then came his fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, followed by a yearlong cosmetic surgery apprenticeship, and finally another fellowship in hand and microsurgery at Stanford University. All this schooling and training serves him well at his practice, where he performs all of the surgical and nonsurgical procedures himself instead of entrusting them to a guy in a New Jersey Devils jersey who insists he can totally do surgery. To list a few of his duties, he doles out Botox injections and Vi Peel chemical peels, conducts liposuction treatments, and performs breast lift and reduction procedures that make as few incisions as possible.
The relaxation experts at Juanita’s Bliss adhere to the ancient Indian system of ayurveda, a holistic approach to health and wellness that requires the use of plant-derived medicines, mineral-rich clays, and naturally processed oils. With those organic materials in tow, the spa’s team administers massages and facials that yield a variety of benefits, which can include better sleep, increased joint flexibility, and diminished scars and stretch marks. The team also helps balance bodily energy with reiki sessions.