Owner April Sampson of Orange County Permanent Makeup employs 20 years of experience to bestow clients with a youthful look or to restore features harmed by illness or injury. April's training in color theory and artistic design and application helps her dramatically line peepers, minimize the appearance of scars, or permanently unite two warring brows. Clients can choose from seven permanent-makeup procedures or opt for medical micropigmentation to revamp appearances after treatments such as chemotherapy or mastectomies. Touch-ups are often necessary after 30 days, depending on skin reaction. Read the FAQ for more information about the treatments and their aftercare.
A board-certified surgeon who lent his talents to ABC's Extreme Makeover, Dr. Robert W. Kessler helps clients become their most confident selves through innovative cosmetic treatments. Instead of overhauling a client's appearance, Dr. Kessler uses patients' old photos and marble busts to restore a natural youthfulness that's unique to each individual. Treatments are generally targeted toward the face, chest, or body, and include surgical facelifts and breast augmentation. The doctor also counsels all clients on nonsurgical options, ensuring that patients make informed choices that are right for them.
Under the stewardship of Dr. Emerico Csepanyi, who completed both general and plastic-surgery fellowships at UCLA, Newport Beach Medspa's crew of trained clinicians refurbishes bodies with advanced medical technology and many noninvasive treatments. The team focuses on natural beauty, enhancing existing features instead of sculpting them anew from potatoes. They're intensely concerned with personal comfort, and guide patients through each of the treatments, which include microdermabrasion to smooth skin, laser acne treatments to help reduce blemishes, and VelaShape treatments, which work to reduce unwanted cellulite.
Under the guidance of Dr. Monica Bonakdar, M.D., clinical aesthetician Liz Brodersen renews vitality to faces and bodies through a slew of non-invasive laser treatments and cosmetic dermatology. The center’s revitalizing Vivite 70% glycolic peel minimizes the appearance and sassy attitude of pores, lines, and wrinkles through time-released pulses of sugary acids and natural antioxidants, all without many ornery side effects. Skin as tough as a superhero’s nails after a mega-manicure mellows into baby softness as the tingling mystique of alpha hydroxy acids heals faces, easing dead skin cells away from cheeks and chins. Post-treatment, new skin layers stay guarded by the lingering flush of glycolic acid and She-Ra’s bejeweled Sword of Protection.