Hypnosis shatters the barrier between the conscious and the subconscious, allowing thoughts to flow freely between the two. Hypnotherapist Rosie seizes this brief opportunity to plant new ideas deep in the subconscious, where she hopes they’ll snowball into conscious thoughts and actions. At HypnoRosie, she uses her unique gift to help her clients stave off addiction, bad habits, stress, and even pain. By remolding the way they think about food or creating a phantom gastric lap band, Rosie can jump-start weight loss. She strives to replace cravings for cigarettes with ones for lungfuls of fresh air. She can even ease the trauma of childbirth or help old souls access their former lives, all without surgery, medication, or snapping a rubber band on your wrist every time you reach for a smoke.
Located in Lafayette, Kalpana Threading is a professional threading-only beauty salon, with its expert aestheticians practicing a centuries-old hair-removal technique to make skin sleek and smooth. Clients sit back in the salon's cushy leather chairs as an aesthetician runs twists of fine cotton thread along the eyebrows and other facial features, catching several hairs at once in the thread. Done rapidly, threading is an efficient hair-removal technique, and clients at Kalpana Threading can also have their upper lip, chin, cheeks, and foreheads threaded at this soothing beauty spot.
At A Place for Your Face, specialist Franchesca Scalise recognizes that different skin types require different care. Keeping that in mind, she uses Osmosis Pur medical skincare products, which are plant-based and free of artificial fragrances, colors, and additives, to craft custom treatments for her clients. The services she provides include microdermabrasion with antioxidants and topical nutrients, acid-free peels, and ultrasound facials that use sound waves to stimulate collagen production without revealing any lucrative ideas that may be blooming inside the client’s head.
In more than a decade as a hairstylist, Jillian Galli has undergone countless trainings in nearly every aspect of hair. Those have yielded certifications from Brazilian Blowout, Wella and Redken hair color, Aveda, and TressAllure hair extensions. She puts those certifications to good use when snipping strands into classic and edgy cuts, highlighting locks in vibrant hues, and smoothing manes with Brazilian Blowouts.
Dr. Barbara Persons, a board-certified plastic surgeon, pares her experience as a surgeon with an artistic vision in all of her procedures. Her areas of specialty include both aesthetic and reconstructive breast surgery, body contouring, facial rejuvenation, and helping new mothers to get back to 'pre-baby' weight.
At Doll Face Permanent Cosmetics, Janell Lamela grants her clientele the convenience of having permanently spruced facial features with tattoos that mimic makeup. Her repertoire includes eyebrows, eyeliner, lip liner, and full lip color, examples of which can be seen here.