As a child, Beniley Llorens watched her parents work at their salon in Guadalajara, Mexico, learning secrets of the beauty industry firsthand. Her passion for aesthetics led her to training in places such as Italy, Spain, France, and Japan before she opened a day spa in Guadalajara and eventually relocated to Miami. Now she owns Beniley Wellness Center & Spa, which recently moved to a new location, where she and her team use European techniques to perform facials, microdermabrasion, radio-frequency treatments, PEMF (pulse electromagnetic field therapy), and specializing particularly in waxing.
Not only do Llorens and her personally trained staff members perform waxing services?including upward of 70 Brazilian waxes per week, but Llorens has also developed her own line of skincare and cosmetic products.
Licensed aesthetician Rose Levenda draws upon more than 30 years of combined local and overseas experience to enhance appearances and help clients stay abreast of current cosmetic trends. Focused on skin, she attacks uneven complexions and blemishes from all angles with a slew of anti-aging treatments, specialized peels, and deep-reaching exfoliation measures, including microdermabrasion. For bodies that can’t seem to shrink after exercise, dieting, and sleeping in sardine cans, nonsurgical liposuction and body contouring offer less invasive alternatives to traditional medical procedures.
The doctors at Pascual MD have a comprehensive approach to each treatment they provide, whether clients seek cosmetic surgery, medical weight-loss supervision, or classic skincare services. They also equip their office with delicate lasers capable of softening wrinkles, ousting unwanted hair, and drawing old-timey mustaches on hamburger buns.
A highly experienced, board-certified plastic surgeon, Andrew P. Amunategui, MD performs body-rejuvenating surgeries to uplift clients' spirits. Reverse the effects of time and warlock aging curses with a face-lifting Botox treatment, an injection that reduces or removes the appearance of facial wrinkles, worry lines, crow's-feet, and raccoon graffiti. Injected just under the skin, 22 units of Botox is enough to revitalize the forehead and crow's-feet areas. Treatment effects may last up to six months, allowing patients to look their best for an extended cruise or a standard dinosaur island safari. Similar to Botox, Dysport produces similar results for patients 65 and younger, and can be repeated every three months. The 44 units included in this deal should cover a forehead-and-eye-area boost. Groupon customers can also participate in a complimentary cosmetic consultation by asking for an appointment during scheduling.
Most Popular Service: Botox
Brands Used: Allergan
Minimum Age Requirement: 16
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: No
With its sleek, modern decor?white leather couches, gray walls, and purple accent lights?it's clear upon first glance that Biotech Wellness Center is not the type of med spa that generally prioritizes relaxation over high-tech treatments. But those who care about getting results may actually relax once they see Biotech's arsenal of lasers, dermal fillers, and IV therapy equipment.
Its laser and intense-pulsed-light treatments fight a variety of skin woes, including rosacea and acne, and can remove unwanted hair and spider veins. Venus Freeze treatments shrink fat cells with radio frequency, and platelet-rich plasma treatments inject platelets harvested from the client's own blood into faces to stimulate collagen production. To boost clients' energy levels without forcing them to spin around in a circle really fast to generate it, the staff administers IV treatments, which infuse bodies with vitamins.
Brands Used: Skin Fitness
Minimum Age Requirement: 21
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Pro Tip: Peaceful atmosphere and relaxation mode.
Julia, a skincare specialist at Skin by Choice, was drawn to her profession through altruistic desires. "I felt that I [could] help people feel good about themselves," she says, "and [could] give them the utmost confidence in life." She works toward these goals by performing a slew of non-surgical beautifying services such as chemical peels, microdermabrasion treatments, and facial waxing. She also calls upon technologies to treat the signs of aging, using radio frequency waves to tighten sagging facial skin or using ultrasonic vibrations to minimize the appearance of wrinkles.
Though each of her treatments target different issues, they create transformations without the need for surgery or down time, which allows clients to immediately return to their normal routines, unlike joining a cult.