Founded by Heather Snyder and her husband, Joe, Island Tans of Reynoldsburg bronzes bodies with conventional booths, stand-up booths, and spray tanning. Their most basic bed, the Classic, imbues skin with a darker hue in 15 minutes, while the Ultimate Bed harnesses the power of 52 bulbs to tan bodies in seven minutes. They also carry a full line of tanning lotions, including accelerators, bronzers, and moisturizers from Designer Skin, Australian Gold, and Devoted Creations.
Under the trained guidance of a board-certified surgeon and a registered nurse, the specialists at Discover Allure Skin Centre take a well-rounded approach to skincare that emphasizes both in-office and at-home attention. Every facial they perform incorporates sun protection to ward off UV damage, retinoids to keep skin firm, antioxidants to slow the signs of aging, and dermal growth factors to kindle cell renewal. As clients begin their appointments, medical aestheticians size up their skin types in order to devise comprehensive plans for keeping skin looking youthful, including daily care products from Obagi and SkinMedica and Saturday-morning cartoons. Periwinkle walls and chocolate wood floors lead visitors into private treatment rooms, where anxieties dissolve with the help of soothing music and suffused lighting.
Looking like the beauty parlor on the USS Enterprise starship, RenaSkin Wellness Day Spa located inside of Studio Elements, employs a staff of skilled hairstylists, massage therapists, certified aestheticians, and one android struggling to understand emotions like “fierce.” These professionals magnify clients’ natural beauty with an array of services performed amidst sleek chrome fixtures, modish pastel-toned furniture, and evocative art painted directly on the walls. The ambiance of futuristic serenity elegantly reflects Studio Elements' philosophy of achieving beauty through the latest technology.
At Walker Dermatology Center, Dr. Earl A. Walker works with a licensed aesthetician to address skin concerns with clinical expertise. He provides injections of wrinkle-smoothing substances such as Botox, Juvederm, and Restylane as well as laser treatments to remove tattoos of yesterday's grocery list. A nurse practitioner provides laser treatments for the removal of unwanted hair.
In addition, their aesthetician uses medical-grade skin-care products to clarify and tone complexions during facials and chemical peels. Her services don’t end with application of products, however: she also takes the time to talk to her clients about healthy skincare habits, prioritizing simple strategies for clear skin over training a flock of bluebirds to apply your morning moisturizer.
Posh! Nail Studio's team believes spa treatments should accentuate natural beauty and embrace natural techniques. As a result, the nail gurus exclusively seek out nontoxic products, lining their shelves with organic skincare balms that feature everything from moisturizing botanical extracts to pure almond oil. Harsh chemical agents have no place in this environment, and the staff members even refuse to use acetone when removing polish because of the unnatural drying effects. To further demonstrate their commitment to eco-friendly practices, the technicians perform waterless manicures and shake hands with every squirrel they see.
The latest tanning technology and finest products await customers at Bronze Tan Studios, where high-quality beds, spray-tan booths, and a professional staff help transform sallow skin into burnished bodies. Shade shifters will appreciate a month of unlimited “Gold Club” tanning (a $49.99 value) with their choice of three different bed styles. Extra-pallid novices and 19th-century horror writers can build up their base tans with the Ultra Bed, which features three facial tanners and full-body cooling fans. The Booster Bed provides time-crunched tanners with excellent color upgrades in only 10 minutes, allowing them to quickly get back to evading police manhunts. Stand-up tanners, meanwhile, can darken their dermises while honing their observational humor in the no-contact Sundazzler while a high-performance dual-speed body fan alleviates flop sweat.