As a licensed aesthetician, Yelena helps promote healthy skin with a repertoire of treatments that she tailors to each client's skincare needs. At Yelena Skin Care, nestled inside Salon Montaage, the skincare specialist fights aging, acne, and dryness with traditional spa therapies such as facials and more advanced treatments that include diamond microdermabrasion and chemical peels. To keep eyes on glowing skin and not on stubble, Yelena also performs face and body waxing to take care of unwanted hair and milk mustaches.
During her 14-year tenure as a professional makeup artist, Jessica Ciofalo has showcased her skills with the like of Yves Saint Laurent, Trish McEvoy, and Estée Lauder. Now at the helm of her own company—Perfect Faces by Jessica—she transforms mugs with makeup applications for everything from day looks to weddings. Her trained hands also apply eyelash extensions to existing fringe using hypoallergenic glue. Jessica not only festoons faces with makeup but also dispenses trade secrets to obtaining a flawless look or a look akin to Dolly Parton during makeup lessons.
The bodywork experts at Healthworks Massage Therapy have been trained in a wide array of hands-on modalities, from classic Swedish and deep-tissue massage to orthopedically minded sports massage and Thai massage. They pamper mothers-to-be with specialized pregnancy massages and melt chronic tension in targeted areas with strategically placed hot stones. Thorough consultations before each treatment allow them to assess each client's aches and target specific areas to be worked on.
Most Popular Service: Exclusive eyelash extensions
Brands Used: Eyemee The Beauty Corp.
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Metered street parking
Handicap Accessible: No
Makeup artist Milena brings out her clients' best features using high-quality cosmetics from MAC, Nars, and Urban Decay. She specializes in sprucing up faces for weddings and other events, highlighting cheekbones with traditional makeup or providing smoother finishes with airbrushed foundation that dries on contact. Milena also teaches the tricks of her trade during makeup lessons that help clients choose the right products based on their skin types and how many noses they have.
Hollywood Tans, the nation’s largest chain of tanning salons, turns dermises gold with a special alchemic process known as Tanetics. Skin specialists consider each customer’s tanning goal, skin tone, and skin sensitivity before helping them choose the perfect skin-shading procedure. Four clean and comfortable UV tanning-booth options filter out most pestiferous UVB rays while speedily darkening pigment; five 11-minute bouts ($39) inside Hollywood Tans’ HT42 booth is enough to leave any pelt polished with a glossy base tan. For Daphnes fleeing Apollo, a Mystic spray tan booth ($50 for two applications) depales pasty parchment with a misty coat of bronze that lasts 5–7 days. The Mystic’s cartridges can be changed to allow users great flexibility in choosing their preferred skin patinas.