At Slim Body Lipo, certified laser technicians target stubborn fat and loose skin with painless red-light treatments. The Painless Lipo Laser technology streams potent 635-nanometer light from 144 medical-grade diodes. The device's nonthermal energy and staff's repeated chants of "Open sesame" cause fat cells to release some of their contents, which can then be flushed out via natural body processes. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic and NASA have proven the safety and effectiveness of treatments that use specific red-light wavelengths. The procedure can be modified to address sagging skin, fine lines, blemishes, and scars by boosting collagen and elastin production on the face.
As the hair-replacement specialist at J. Turner Salon & Spa, Kareemah Johnson wields her dexterous hands to thicken strands with extensions that she places in row by row. Despite her work in adding hair, though, she also removes it with an all-natural sugaring method, which can minimize the irritation that sometimes comes from other hair-removal tools like wax or velcro.
The weight-loss experts at Body Sculpting of the Palm Beaches help clients launch a five-pronged attack against unwanted girth. They employ detoxification to flush the liver and lymphatic system, which both play a role in deporting fat from the body, as well as LED light treatments that melt the aforementioned fat. Body wraps also drive off unwanted inches, while diet and exercise become part of the healthy, active lifestyle that keeps weight from returning with flowers and a box of candy.
Expectant parents feel at ease in A Star Is Born 3D’s environment, which trades typical doctor's-office trappings for chic gray couches, a coffee bar, and earth tones that decorate waiting-room walls. The welcoming decor complements the center's mission to treat parents to vivid photographs of their soon-to-be-borns with ultrasound and imaging technology that goes beyond standard OB/GYN equipment. An ARDMS-registered sonographer on staff lends expertise to sessions that reveal tiny smiles or a baby's gender, which is usually able to be determined at 17 weeks. A Star Is Born 3D invites friends and family to witness the procedure in an ultrasound room that features sumptuous leather seating for 15 people and a 110-inch projector screen to view results after the coming attractions and four car commercials. The sessions can result in crisp prints, CDs, or DVDs to add to the baby book, and a GE Voluson i laptop even enables the ultrasounds to go portable for baby showers or private viewings at home.
Clearstone Spa was founded to assist clients seeking a way to improve their appearance by permanently reducing or eliminating unwanted hair. While the spa's technicians still offer full hair-removal services, they have expanded services to include beautifying treatments such as chemical peels, IPL photofacials, HydraFacials, and microdermabrasion. The team harnesses an arsenal of Nd:YAG, KTP, and Alexandrite lasers, which they use to treat unwanted hair, tattoos, or signs of aging such as sun spots and molting.
Kamila Leverrier fancied herself an aesthetician before she actually earned her credentials: as a child, she’d dab on her mother’s creams and masks. Today, Leverrier is most interested in corrective skincare and has helped her patients diminish the appearance of acne, sun damage, and rosacea. She uses medical-grade products but works hard to create a soothing environment so that clients can relax while she works. Leverrier also offers permanent makeup and eyelash extensions at her eponymous spa.
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.