Visitors to Jesse Velez's website find a reassuring message declaring that, "Beauty isn't about looking like a celebrity." Instead, she believes in bringing out each individual's inner beauty. She does so with a slew of customized facials, waxing and body treatments, and beautifying services such as makeup application and eyelash extensions.
For nearly 10 years, Time Out Massage & Facial's licensed staff has carved out a quiet respite from the stressors of modern life, mainly the need to imbibe so much entertainment with so little time. Massage therapists incorporate hot stones and aromatherapy oils to gently unwind muscles, and aestheticians refresh bodies from forehead to all 11 toes. The team uses Dermalogica skin products to remove dry skin during facials, and their mango-sugar and coconut-salt scrubs buff bodies to a smooth finish. Nail technicians complement the rest of the spa's services by rendering mani-pedis with exfoliating peppermint scrubs and eye-catching polish.
The trained staff of aestheticians at A New U all work together to personalize treatments with an integrative approach to health and beauty. Known for an emphasis on noninvasive skincare procedures and a custom approach that never fails to account for individual circumstances, the staff treats the body inside and out with services that range from nutritional counseling to skin rejuvenation. Karin Finch performs facial services from microdermabrasion treatments to glycolic peels in order to reduce fine lines, minimize the appearance of pores, and smooth the complexion. The center’s advanced laser and cosmetic procedures, which include nonsurgical injections of Botox, Dysport, and Restylane, work to erase wrinkles from complexions and shoo away crows nesting in the corners of eyes.
Amy Hooker pampers faces, feet, and everything in between with a full menu of skincare, nail, and waxing services. She makes use of professional products from lines such as DG Skincare, Rhonda Allison, and Clarisonic, they combat dermal concerns such as acne, hyperpigmentation, and signs of aging. M'lis body wraps infuse the skin with moisture while drawing toxins and lint out of birthday suits. Mani-pedis maybe enhanced with chocolate-scented soaks and clients have the choice or traditional or gel polishes.
While researching alternatives to mainstream medicine for treating her son’s asthma, Binta Oliver discovered a passion for holistic methods and natural remedies. More than three decades later, the owner and primary therapist of Caribbean Girl’s Touch of Beauty continues to develop her life’s work by studying new techniques and forms of traditional healing. The spa’s body wraps, foot treatments, and facials strive to balance physical and mental well-being with a combination of professional products, precise relaxation therapies, and metaphysical ballasts. Binta also hosts one-on-one counseling and free workshops to teach the public about ways to improve their physical health, such as creating a personal wellness plan or adjusting diets according to their blood type.
Diane at The Beauty Gallery stamps out frizz and adds volume-boosting extensions. She also uses her scissors to create trendy layers and make paper snowflakes for clients to take home. Paul Mitchell and Matrix products help her in her quest to color and highlight strands. During other services, she decorates nails in colorful polish and makes bodies glow with spray tans.