In a sunflower-colored sanctuary with welcoming, veranda-esque furniture, the beautifiers of Bay Area Body Spa tackle superficial imperfections with a diverse service menu. Slimming figures and reducing ticket-fares when traveling by suitcase is a specialty achieved by noninvasive body contouring and body wraps. Once bodies are molded into the desired shape, they can receive other upgrades including UV-free airbrush tanning, facials and waxing, and teeth-whitening treatments that makes teeth up to eight shades brighter in as little as 15 minutes.
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.
Inside Spoil Me Spa & Salon’s full-service beauty emporium, a dedicated team of hair stylists, massage therapists, and skincare specialists applies focused expertise to enhance natural beauty. The staff employs innovative and nourishing treatments that slough off dull cells without having to roll in the sand like a common python. Massage therapists utilize Swedish, deep-tissue, and aromatherapy modalities to evict vagrant knots, and threading specialists call upon ancient techniques to eliminate unwanted hair. The independent stylists at Spoil Me Spa & Salon accentuate facial features with individualized cutting, styling, and color treatments, and nailcare specialists reinforce fingertips like steel-fingered gloves with coats of polish or artificial sets.