Salon Mikimoto's Nova-certified owner, Abby Yuen, helms a team of beautifiers versed in hair, makeup, skincare, and cosmetic services and therapists who deliver care packages of stress reduction via Swedish massage. Each stylist draws on at least 10 years of tress-trimming experience to perform standard mane makeovers, color treatments, and keratin straightening procedures using products such as Goldwell and Moroccanoil. Clients can gussy up phalanges or reward dexterous robots with mani-pedis and paraffin hand treatments, or submit facial canvases for skin artistry, including airbrush- and bridal-makeup applications, microdermabrasion treatments, and facials. For stare-worthy peepers, a certified NovaLash eyelash extensionist outfits lids with curvaceous lash sets. A complimentary valet service keeps restless vehicles from sneaking off to the nearby Carmine's Gourmet Market with the neighbor's scooter.
Doctors of Chiropractic Bill Jensen and John Paul Fritz pool their wealth of knowledge at 1 Advanced Rehab & Wellness Center, where they focus on reestablishing physical and mental wellness with treatments that range from traditional chiropractic care to relaxing massage therapy. The center’s spa-like ambiance—soft music and warm towels accompany every massage—illustrates the doctors’ shared concern for treating stress as well as injuries. Though rich, vibrant colors flow along the walls and contribute to the overall impression of a tranquil spa, the doctors have taken care to stock their center with advanced chiropractic instruments that promise relief from chronic aches, sports injuries, and anxiety about botching upcoming jewel heists.
Eden St. Julien has applied her seasoned massage skills within the spas of lavish five-star resorts. She's also worked in the medical field treating injured muscles with therapeutic bodywork under the instruction of esteemed physicians. Once she honed a fine touch for both pampering and clinical care, St. Julien propped open her table and opened Mist of Eden, where her divergent experiences intersect with massages that cater to both the physical and spiritual form. As a skincare specialist, St. Julien is also flaunts a slate of facials, which blend customized masks with Dermalogica products to retire blemishes and diminish signs of aging, such as wrinkles or the autographs of famous dinosaurs.
Fluctuations in stress levels and health often go often hand in hand, and addressing one without the other can mask but not eliminate problems. Knowing this, the staff of licensed massage therapists and aestheticians at Absolute Wellness Spa works to cultivate a tranquil environment in which relaxing treatments address both bodily and mental health at the same time. Those treatments, which include massages, healing acupuncture, and mud wraps, draw on Western medical practices and Eastern philosophy to better approach wellness issues from a variety of angles. In the studio, quiet music plays to relax patrons, and fountains burble softly like a scuba diver trying to tell a secret.
It generally takes about six laser treatments to completely banish unwelcome hair, which is why you are conveniently able to combine two Groupons for a total of six sessions on one area. Those who don't want to go completely body bald but just want to thin out and lighten up a particularly hairy situation can simply get fewer sessions than the magic six. Upon your first visit, a clinic director will help set up your individualized treatment regimen to establish the frequency and number of visits necessary to achieve desired results. Use this initial consultation to ask pertinent questions or to swap apple-streusel recipes with your lasersmith.
A licensed massage therapist for more than a decade, April Hathaway has filled her toolbox with an assortment of different massage treatments. Her menu includes massages that target physical pain, emotional stress, and symptoms that arise from specific conditions. Though April performs specific modalities, she stresses that no two bodies are alike, and so each client will receive a customized treatment based on their own needs. For instance, an expecting mother might need a prenatal massage, but April will focus on a specific area??say the neck or the back??if the client is experiencing trouble there. Her other massages include Swedish, deep tissue, and trigger-point myotherapy. She also offers the option of aromatherapy massage, which incorporates essential oils that add another layer of relaxation to the proceedings and whose fragrances serve specific purposes.