When Inner Essence Spa and Wellness Center was just a twinkle in her eye, licensed massage therapist Shana Bernier dreamed of owning a business that would cater to both health and beauty concerns under one roof. Now that her dream has become a reality, Shana works alongside a staff of certified aestheticians and fellow massage therapists to curate an extensive list of renewing services. Wraps, ionic footbaths, and other body treatments coax toxins from the body’s hiding places and work to rid insides of fat and cellulite. Waxing, facials, and exfoliating scrubs tend to the body’s all-important outer layer, leaving skin glowing like a lava lamp dipped in plutonium.
It?s hard to reverse clipped curls or dyed hair. That's why the stylists at Dahlia's Beauty Salon make sure they?re on the same page as their clients before they set to work. After personally greeting each person at the door, they consult with patrons about their hair aspirations and their secret wish to be addressed as "Commodore.? At every hair station, full-body mirrors rest against eggnog-hued walls, and customers get to relax in modern salon chairs during haircuts, perms, highlights, and keratin hair-straightening treatments.
The husband and wife team of Leon and Barbara Prete helm Anti-Aging Centers staff, who have spent more than 10 years shining bodies with noninvasive beams during laser treatments. Equipped with the brand-new Lipo-Light Pro and more Candela lasers than a hoarding supervillain, the aestheticians target hair, skin imperfections, and unwanted fat. Their skin-resurfacing sublative treatment, on the other hand, swaps lasers out for bipolar radio frequencies that delve deep into the skin to help treat wrinkles, enlarged pores, acne scars, and other issues. The technology-based treatments combine with classic spa services, including massage, and holistic services, such as ear candling. Prior to each aesthetic or medical treatment, staff conducts consultations, during which clients can warm their hands and shivering finger puppets around cups of complimentary tea as they forge a customized treatment plan.
Rejuvenate Medical Spa, housed in the Women’s Health Center, employs a licensed staff to polish and pamper the body's wrapping paper with restorative skin treatments aimed at promoting youthful textures and vibrant tones. The Vitalize chemical peel is a dermatological treatment enlisted in an arms race to retire pigments, bully blemishes, and eliminate facial lines. The process begins its transforming tale with a facial cleanser, which readies the exterior surfaces of the face for rejuvenation by ridding the skin of airborne bacteria, acquired oils, and obscene alleyway graffiti. Then, after moisturizing the face, a skin specialist uses SkinMedica products to erase acne scars and the cruel signatures of age, time, and Founding Fathers. A final slathering of SPF 30+ sunscreen protects newly revitalized skin cells from sun damage and light rays pretending to be comets.
The sound of M Spa and Skin Care's bubbling waterfall beckons visitors to surrender stress to the hands of trained therapists. Complimentary coffee, tea, and hot chocolate unwind coils of tension, preparing guests for soothing spa services with all-natural products by Yonka and Eve Taylor. In massage rooms, therapists administer a handful of soothing modalities, including Swedish, hot stone, and deep tissue, as forest sounds waft through the relaxing spaces, simulating an attack by an incredibly friendly grizzly bear. Beyond mollycoddling recalcitrant muscles, the spa's staff whirs into action buffing and polishing nails, renewing visages with facials, and clear-cutting bodily forests with waxing services.
Hot stones and slow, gliding strokes await clients at Healing Touch by MC. Inside private treatment rooms, massage therapist Marilia Cotto evaporates clients' muscular tension and soreness with five types of massage, from deep-tissue pressure to therapeutic medical massages. She's had plenty of practice honing her craft in each of these modalities, having completed a 1,080-hour massage training program and 600 hours of skincare training.