Renowned scalp architects Paul Faulconer and Raul Gallegos reshape tresses, cutting at precise angles and granting flattering hues through sulfate-free products and Matrix colorants. Wisps of hair flutter down to the marble floors, leaving only sleek modern styles on the heads above, which rest against minimalist leather thrones like the rulers of post-apocalyptic motorcycle kingdoms. Smoky walls provide a muted backdrop for lock-shearing and styling as rich Matrix highlights enhance manes.
The physicians, aestheticians, laser technicians, and registered nurses at Skin Care of Arizona are skilled at tightening and smoothing nearly every inch of the body. Under the guidance of a board-certified physician, they reduce wrinkles with dermal fillers such as Botox and Dysport, medical peels, laser skin resurfacing, and facials or erode cellulite deposits with laser-cellulite massages, slimming body wraps, and other body-contouring treatments. They can also help melt away pounds with special diet plans and B12 shots.
Sometimes, focusing on yourself can be a good thing. That's why at Salon Vanity'Z, it's all about you, from the smile you receive at the door to the beautification you get after settling in. It might be a Brazilian blowout, shellac manicure, or pink and white acrylic nails. The staff have become pros at all of these services?not to mention creating a the welcoming atmosphere?as Salon Vanity'Z has grown to three locations.
Inner Radiance Spa, a "Best of Groupon" in 2011, knows the key to achieving and maintaining healthy skin: treating it with non-toxic products. To that end, the specialists rely on organic products from the Hungarian Eminence Organic Skin Care line, which incorporates ingredients such as flowers, herbs, and fruits instead of harsh chemicals.
But the spa's earth-friendly approach doesn't just benefit faces?its commitment to sustainable practices includes using biodegradable cleaning supplies, recycling, and serving fair-trade tea. The business even utilizes a water filtration system that prevents staff from having to buy bottled water or squeeze a cactus till it cries. This green approach was spearheaded by founder Shaly Vassigh, who recalls her education at the Southwest Institute of Natural Aesthetics and experience as a holistic skincare practitioner to offer spa treatments that nourish both the skin and the earth.
Rabina Blackshear hasn't always been her own boss. She spent six years studying the art of holistic beauty in spas before becoming an independent practitioner. This licensed aesthetician and laser tech performs services that range from facials, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion to high-tech treatments that target flaws with microcurrents, LEDs, and photos of Maggie Smith's disapproving glance. Also a licensed massage therapist, Blackshear uses techniques such as hot-stone, lymphatic, and East Indian head massage to help the whole body relax.
Body Beautiful Spa’s graceful stucco building holds some secrets, such as how to battle the ravages of age. Staff claims to be anti-aging experts and offer injectable treatments like Botox to ease crow’s feet, deep brow furrows and frown lines between the eyes. There is also Juvederm to “plump nasiolabial folds,” marionette lines, lips and earlobes, or Dysport, to relax the muscles that cause facial lines and wrinkles. One of the newer procedures is a Liquid Face Lift, a non-surgical procedure that is said to produce results that are comparable to a surgical facelift with a combination of dermal fillers including Juvederm, Restylane and Radiesse paired with Botox to plump cheeks, reduce or eliminate lines and wrinkles and firm skin. More mainstream services include massages, body wraps, bronzing, manscaping and Sclerotherapy for spider veins.