Located within the Radisson hotel, Rio Aesthetic Center & Spa specializes cosmetic laser services, massages, and facials. Experienced technicians utilize the Alma Laser Soprano XL, which boasts a rapid and virtually painless IN-Motion feature that removes unwanted hair on all skin types, including tanned or spandex. Other members of the cosmically talented Alma Laser family also play prominent roles in the spa's aesthetic lineup, including the Laser360, which is designed to stimulate collagen growth and elasticity and combat signs of aging. Staffers also incorporate laser technology into facials such as the Hydra Lift, which combines a radiofrequency laser with microdermabrasion or a professional peel. In addition to English, the multilingual staff speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and Italian, creating a worldly vibe amplified by Brazilian–style décor and a receptionist fluent in Vulcan. Potted palms and paper lanterns lend an air of relaxation to vibrant tomato-red massage rooms, and lobby track lighting illuminates shelves stocked with quality take-home products from brands such as glo therapeutics.
"Hair, make up, fashion and photography play a very important role in my professional life as a beauty creator. The synergistic mix of these industries helps to channel my creative process to fully understand the complexities of women and men.
Dominique Ianni presides over Dolce Vita Esthetique, where she leans on 10 years of industry experience at upscale spas to deliver exceptional beauty treatments to her clientele. The salon uses only high-end Dermalogica products in its facials and spa services. Dominique also specializes in waxing treatments.
Within an open and roomy space, Bella Spa and Nails’ brigade of experienced stylists and technicians ply their trade at hair and nail stations. Staff also pamper patrons with facials that abate the visibility of aging, massages that erase muscle memories of pushing cars uphill, and body waxing that lessens air resistance when pushing cars uphill. At the front of the store, glass shelving showcases blue, red, green, yellow, brown, and white bottles of styling products used to create custom hairdos and teach fashion-sensitive toddlers their colors.
Owners and licensed aestheticians Sandra Cossa-Ortiz and Colleen McMahon tend to all of Dare to be Bare's clients, and the pair has garnered praise from Westchester Magazine for their warm personalities and thorough attention to detail. By incorporating ultrasonic vibrations into their treatments, they promote vitamin absorption, encourage collagen regeneration, and reduce wrinkles caused by frowning or impersonating a raisin. They also pamper skin surfaces with facials, diamond microdermabrasion, and laser hair removal. For clients inclined to more traditional hair-removal methods, Sandra and Colleen liberate hirsute patches using a lavender-chamomile-blended wax that lends skin a flower's smoothness and attractiveness to butterflies.
Canela's laser technology uses super long-pulse technology to neutralize each follicle, effectively devastating its hair-producing industry and leaving the keratinous economy of the body in smooth, sleek shambles. After a skin care consultation, you can choose your desired dolphin-skin from the following areas—abs, bikini line, bikini line with extension, semi-Brazilian, cheeks, chin, neck, sideburns, underarms, chest, hand, or areolas.