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.
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Dr. Bill Rice has been performing acupuncture and chiropractic treatments, along with nutritional and lifestyle counseling since 1977. Along with the trained staff at Gardens Wellness Center, he flushes toxins from clients? figures using a wide array of holistic healing techniques as well as contemporary treatments. Amid bamboo accents, the studio's health professionals administer treatments ranging from acupuncture, colon hydrotherapy, and massage therapy to herbal medicine and hypnotherapy. Clients relax atop heated tables in private treatment rooms adorned with lush paintings of bright flora, plants, and doodles of weeping stick figures drawn by U.N. dignitaries.
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.
Doctor of chiropractic James Whitney can treat aliments ranging from plantar fasciitis to headaches at Natural Pain Relief Center. A graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic, he draws on his education and experience to devise a full-body approach to instill better health in his clients. The strategy can include any number of treatments, such as myofascial release, physiotherapy, nutritional counseling, and impulse-assisted adjustments. His team of massage therapists lends a hand as well, doling out restorative, relaxing kneads.
Skin Science Institute's expert physicians and technicians diminish epidermal blemishes all across the body with an array of skincare services. The experts freshen facescapes with facials, peels, and microdermabrasion. They also indulge clients with sundry pampering services, including hot-stone massages and bridal beauty packages. Specializing in laser technology and advanced medical skincare, Skin Science Institute's staff sculpts sleek new physiques with cold-laser technology and revivifies aging faces with a gauntlet of blemish-fighting lasers to diminish the appearance of cellulite, wrinkles, and acne.
After nearly 20 years of experience as a medical aesthetician and laser specialist, Designer Skin of the Palm Beaches owner Karin Ellis left her post working alongside trusted plastic surgeons to open up her own skin boutique. Today she pays forward everything she's learned to her clients, who reap the benefits of her expertise and that of her professional team. Together, the aestheticians help their clients' skin appear smoother and tighter, diminishing fine lines without surgery. In its place, they use laser technology to erase sunspots and old scars, or chemical peels to reveal younger-looking skin.