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.
Whether guests are looking for a new hairstyle, perfectly painted nails, or a glowing complexion, Envogue Salon & Spa can help. Its stylists craft coifs with precision cuts and transform hair with beautiful L'Or?al Professionel and Inoa color, and nail techs pamper hands and feet with luxurious mani-pedis. Beauty transformations don't end with haircare and nailcare. The spa also offers facials, waxes, and threadings, plus airbrush tans and Couleur Caramel makeup applications. In addition, permanent makeup keeps morning routines simple and stops pillowcases from badmouthing errant mascara.
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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.
Rejuvenate Doctor's board-certified physicians help individuals not only treat the signs of aging but also prevent and even reverse them by focusing specifically on hormonal health. Following the idea that "we age because hormones decline," founder and medical director Dr. Tina Miranda and her med-spa staff strive to tailor anti-aging treatment plans that will stop that decline faster than you can say, "Stop declining, you stupid jerks!" The team uses complimentary consultations to devise a plan that may combine hormone-replacement therapy with nutrition counseling, exercise, and sleep techniques. As part of its restorative treatments, the team also works to reverse aging on the outside to help patients both feel and look younger. The staffers use cosmetic treatments such as Botox, Restylane, laser skin peels, and time machines to imbue even the most timeworn and wrinkle-riddled hides with youthful radiance.
Studying skincare wasn't enough for Marly Henshaw. Over the last 20 years, Marly has designed her own line of natural skincare products made from plant, fruit, and tree oils, bringing this same commitment to high-quality ingredients to her treatments at Better Choice Skincare. Her facials nourish cheeks with organic balms and help to cleanse pores and restore the skin's youthful radiance. Marly also offers microdermabrasion, which smoothes away signs of sun damage or dull patches that can make skin tone uneven. Additionally, Marly uses natural wax made from pine resin to uproot unwanted stubble, taking the time afterward to soothe the area with an application of shea butter.