After 16 years in the beauty industry, cosmetologist and aesthetician Manisha Hotpeti understands how to tailor a skincare service to meet the needs of many different skin types. As an owner of Desi Threading & More, she is able to offer a menu of services that include diverse treatments such as threading, acupressure, and reflexology. The beauty spot has been serving downtown Sacramento for the past three years and has recently opened a second location in Folsom. When Manisha isn't precisely threading eyebrows with strands of cotton thread to remove unwanted hairs, she can shape brows with wax and enhance eyes with lash extensions. Manisha's facials and peels purge clogged pores and exfoliate visages, and her henna tattoos adorn hands and arms with swirling designs and scavenger-hunt clues.
The staff at Kimberly Page Skincare tailors its services to each client's needs and demonstrates a dedication to customer coziness by furnishing comfortable paisley chairs in which guests wait and admire tall plants set against exposed red brick. The spa's massage therapists ease tense sinews, and aestheticians daub countenances with advanced facial treatments and sculpt bodily contours with slimming wraps and microcurrent treatments. The team of beauty professionals further showcases its versatility by peeling away epidermal blights with vitamin C and glycolic-acid concoctions, as well as extracting unsightly fuzz with wax warmed over the receptionist's hard drive.
Gina Cornacchioli is an aesthetician and acne specialist with 14 years of experience. She once grappled with her own skin issues, and this motivated her to immerse herself in the study of skincare and develop regimens to facilitate healthy and unblemished skin. As the owner of Sage Skin Studio, she’s parlayed her experiences into nourishing treatments such as facials with aromatherapy, which help counteract blemishes and imperfections while also offering the client a pleasant and relaxing experience. Sage Skin Studio also offers massage therapy treatments that render muscles loose enough to escape a magician’s bear hug.
More than a decade after creating her signature line of cosmetics, JanElizabeth cemented her commitment to facial beauty when she established The Perfect Eyebrow & Makeup Center in 2007. She leads her team with nearly 20 years of experience, which enables her to blend custom foundations to match clients' skin and determine the right shade to tint lashes and brows. Rather than follow an overarching philosophy of how eyebrows should look, JanElizabeth thickens, streamlines, and arches brows to enhance facial architecture or reflect the whims of the stock market. They offer makeup lessons on an individual basis.
Melody Salon & Spa’s friendly, professional aestheticians beautify fingers and toenails with thorough manicures and pedicures performed in a relaxing atmosphere. The digit pampering begins with a meticulous grooming of nails and cuticles before exfoliation gently buffs away troublesome rough patches and remnants of recently removed bumper stickers. Finally, hand and foot keratin shields receive a coat of polish fresher than a ripe banana’s best dance moves.
Brands Used: Matrix Socolor, Paul Mitchell
Parking: Free street parking
People go to spas to forget about the outside world. How does your decor help create an atmosphere where visitors can unwind?
A welcoming personable space in a great midtown location. A non-corporate atmosphere with genuine friendly stylists.
Do you agree with the phrase "beauty is on the inside?" Why or why not?
Beauty might be on the inside, but I'm here to help you bring it out and flaunt it.
Do you use any products or brands you're particularly proud of? What makes them uniquely effective?
Pureology deep conditioners are a great way to rehydrate and repair damaged hair. Pureology is a 100% vegan, no-sulfate formula with an anti-fade complex. Matrix Glossings and Paul Mitchell Shines ensure clean shades with extra shine.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
A hot-towel tea tree treatment makes anyone feel rejuvenated and relaxed, leaving the scalp clean and refreshed.