Pod Laser Aesthetics' team of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners harnesses an arsenal of lasers to keep skin looking youthful. The gentle, noninvasive treatments reduce unwanted hair, smooth out wrinkles, and squash spider veins into oblivion. The staff also give these surface treatments subdermal support, employing quick injections of Botox or dermal fillers to beautify faces from the inside out. Before their appointments, patients can read the FAQ for answers to any questions about treatments or whether they need to bring their own scuba suit.
By emulating the Caribbean with beachy décor and the pulse of reggae music, Flutter Lash & Beauty Boutique aims to transport clients to an imaginary paradise as it highlights natural beauty with a range of image services. The salon's lash technicians take meticulous care in performing the shop’s namesake service—lash extensions, in which existing lash lines are affixed with individual false eyelashes that, when batted correctly, convey college botany lectures to passing hummingbirds. Meanwhile, eyebrow shaping and threading services help artfully frame newly adorned eyes, and organic facials and makeup applications enhance faces with a vibrant, youthful glow.
Helmed by master colorist Ronnie, Salon Montaage's professional stylists shine and color hair with a retinue of glazing and pigmenting services. Stylists infuse locks with an all-over single-process color or weave in depth and dimension with partial highlights. A deep-conditioning treatment then seals in follicle moisture, rehydrating strands for a softer, silkier texture that is smoother than a baby seal sporting a baby-dolphin costume. Closing out the mane makeover, stylists coat strands in a glaze treatment, adding subtle, semipermanent color and shine to tendrils for a few weeks. The salon's golden walls host a row of sleek stylist chairs, and scroll-topped pillars hoisted by Atlas and his cousins support the ceiling.
Mother-daughter team Claudia and Gabrielle dreamed up Frasada Salon & Day Spa. The multi-level salon and spa they?ve since brought to life houses private rooms, where clients can relax in the warm, tangoing light of candles during massages and more than a dozen types of facials. A curved staircase leads guests to the second floor salon, where they relax in oversized pedicure chairs while getting their toes ready for sandal season or bubble-wrap-stomping season. Long glass shelves brim with products from brands such as Goldwell and Unite and frame sun-filled rooms with angel statues, idyllic murals, and potted plants.
LipoFit, the slimming division of Oceanside Wellness Center, offers body-contouring treatments that require neither scalpels nor downtime. Lipo-Light treatments, when partnered with an active lifestyle and wholesome diet, help to shrink fat deposits with the power of LED therapy. Clients may choose to tackle whatever area of the anatomy troubles them the most, from the thighs or buttocks to the brassiere bulge or whalebone-corset overflow.
Illuminated scenes of paradise hang on the wall in NuZen Spa?s manicure station, inviting guests to daydream while technicians shape, buff, and paint their nails. Equally inviting are the pillows that accompany massage pedicure chairs for a deeply relaxing experience. In the spa?s private treatment rooms, Buddha statues atop wooden chests watch over guests as they recline during massages, facials, and body- and shadow-waxing services.