Natalya—a certified permanent-makeup artist and a board-certified cosmetologist—draws on 15 years of experience as she embellishes the faces that find their way into her Permanent Makeup Zone. While working in New York and Europe, she honed her micropigmentation skills, which she uses to subtly accentuate lips, eyes, and brows. Under her adept hands, lips receive soft outlines and sparse brows regain their boldness, which she creates with her soft hair-stroke technique and cauldron full of natural hues.
In addition to elective adornments, Natalya also obscures scars and beautifies clients who suffer from makeup or Crayola allergies. She also primps men by applying small dots of color around their lash lines, which makes glances more seductive without hampering their ability to blink in code. While she works, she uses sterile and disposable supplies—as well as and topical anesthetics—all with the approval of the local health department. She also performs an allergy test on each of her clients 24 hours before she indelibly dolls them up, to avoid adverse reactions.
Hair follicles move through cycles of growth, transition, and rest. Their growth period is known as the anagen phase and hair growth is Anagen Hair Solutions’ specialty. Its technicians perform FDA-approved low-level-laser therapy sessions, utilizing cool light from 165 diode lasers that increase blood supply to the scalp, thereby stimulating hair regrowth. The team also draws on FDA-approved Mediceuticals products to treat a range of scalp and skin disorders, which have been proven more effective than traditional methods such as donning a top hat.
As a girl of just 13 or 14, Amita perched in her aunts’ hair salon and watched with fascination as they snipped clients’ tresses. Today, Amita still watches the flash of scissors, but now they are in the hands of skilled stylists in her own salon.
Amita bustles through the shop, mixing honey, sugar, and lemon to create her own wax for hair-removal treatments, her specialty. She also mixes her own all-natural henna paste for embellishing hands and feet with elaborate whorls and loops. This attentiveness to the products used in her salon, combined with more than a quarter century of experience in the industry, has led Amita to insist that her stylists wield quality elixirs from Paul Mitchell and Biolage. The salon’s skincare specialists employ Repêchage products to renew visages wrinkled from a lifetime of frowning at a Rubik’s cube.
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.
At Park Avenue Aesthetic Surgery, P.C., the medical know-how of the staff continues to catalyze clients' physical transformations long after procedures are finished. That's because Dr. Douglas Senderoff, Park Avenue's supervising physician, fosters relationships between his staff and patients to ensure visitors thoroughly understand their procedures and to keep the lines of communication open long after they leave the office. Dr. Senderoff treats patients' skincare concerns with an array of professional-strength medi-spa services, from cosmetic injections to laser skin rejuvenation, to ease signs of aging and encourage skin to repair itself and restore its own natural glow. Each procedure begins with a complimentary consultation to give technicians the opportunity to discuss patients' treatment goals, calibrate skin-transforming technology such as multipurpose lasers, and distract Father Time with a flashy display case of diamond-plated scythes.
At Lexington Plastic Surgeons, a team of highly trained cosmetic surgeons, registered nurses, and aestheticians work together to contour and refresh exteriors with traditional surgical treatments, including liposuction and breast reconstruction. Surgeons begin each treatment by forging a personal bond with patients, listening to their aesthetic desires and crafting a personalized plan to fulfill them.