After gliding over glistening wooden floors supporting chic, modern fixtures, licensed aesthetician Najia Rohlf and her team greet guests in need of custom skin revitalization. In the first phase of the 60-minute European facial, a staff member cleanses pores and dusts off skin detritus. Extraction follows exfoliation, and then the aesthetician sheathes skin with a mask designed to ward off cheek-pinching aunts. Finally, a moisturizer restores suppleness and vanishes croissant flakes holding on since breakfast. Following treatments, clients can admire their newly radiant visages in nearby storefront windows and crossing guards' suits of armor.
Downtown City Spa’s service menu proves that beauty can be achieved without invasive measures. The med spa’s technologically savvy staff points Palomar Medilux lasers at unwelcome body hair, reverses the effects of aging and sun damage on skin with Syneron IPL lasers, and slims down physiques with VelaShape body-contouring gadgetry. Aside from lasers, the specialists also alter outer appearances with slimming body wraps, wrinkle-erasing Botox injections, and purifying facials. Guests can battle aches and day-to-day stress with a relaxing massage at the hands of a male or female therapist or a fluffy, low-flying cloud. All of Downtown City Spa’s treatments are performed under the medical direction of Dr. Spencer A. Coden.
Inside Manhattan Laser Spa, certified technicians use FDA-approved lasers to banish unwanted body hair, reduce the appearance of veins and vascular lesions, and combat signs of aging such as wrinkles, freckles, and sun spots. Versatile Candela GentleLase 755-nanometer alexandrite lasers and Candela GentleYag lasers feature a cooling system that aims to keep patients feeling comfortable during treatments without melting subdermal ice sculptures.
As a board-certified anesthesiologist and licensed aesthetic physician who has even trained in cosmetic acupuncture, Dr. Roxana B. Kerns, M.D. is well-versed in nearly every type of anti-aging treatment. There's one she doesn't offer, however—invasive surgery. That's because she's mastered a range of techniques that accomplish what was once only achieved through surgical procedures.
For example, instead of subjecting patients to the pain of rhinoplasty or blepharoplasty, Dr. Kerns is able to smooth out the nose's profile with injectable fillers and banish dark circles under the eyes with fat-transfer techniques and laser treatments. She was also selected as an expert injector by the National Laser Institute, making her uniquely qualified to administer Botox, Dysport, and Xeomin injections that target fine lines on the face. Orchid Aesthetics also features an arsenal of laser technology designed to mend aesthetic issues of all types, including wrinkles, sagging skin, hyperpigmentation, unwanted hair, and spider veins.
In her quest to stamp out sun damage, Dr. Kerns recently developed her own line of organic skincare formulas that hydrate, boost collagen production, and reflect UV rays away from the face and onto the nearest pool party.
Within an airy, mint-and-white clinic, Whole Health Wellness Center & MedSpa breathes new life into weight-loss regimens by incorporating modern technology alongside ancient Chinese methods, such as acupuncture, to curb hunger. Technicians also remove unsightly hair with the FDA-approved Candela GentleMax laser. Spa services including the organic hydrating facial revive the skin, while massages encourage relaxation and reflexology treatments facilitate energy flow. In the process, the staff incorporates as many natural and organic products as possible, many of which wait on the streamlined waiting area's glass shelves to be taken home or used to fill a kiddie pool.
It generally takes about six laser treatments to completely banish unwelcome hair, which is why you are conveniently able to combine two Groupons for a total of six sessions on one area. Those who don't want to go completely body bald but just want to thin out and lighten up a particularly hairy situation can simply get fewer sessions than the magic six. Upon your first visit, a clinic director will help set up your individualized treatment regimen to establish the frequency and number of visits necessary to achieve desired results. Use this initial consultation to ask pertinent questions or to swap apple-streusel recipes with your lasersmith.