Every pair of eyes is unique. That's the view at Blink Lash Boutique, where owners Janelle Koch and Jen Pearson lead a skilled staff in providing custom eyelash extensions for their guests. Each team member applies synthetic extensions one by one, making lashes longer without fitting them for tiny platform shoes. The strands themselves are available in a variety of styles and thicknesses to create looks from subtle to dramatic. No matter what the desired outcome, the team places client safety and comfort first?Jen and Janelle are both professional aestheticians, and all of their fellow lash stylists undergo rigorous training to ensure their work is suitably flirtatious.
"It'll wear off in about an hour," says the dentist. "Fanks," you slur.
The lingering numbness after a dental procedure is one of many reasons people dread making the appointment. That's why the team at Dental Cosmetic Spa use OraVerse, a technology that helps restore sensation in about half the time as usual. This is just one example of the team's commitment to making visits not only anxiety-free, but legitimately enjoyable.
When patients sit down in the office's massaging dental chairs, assistants offer them amenities such as noise-cancelling headphones, exotic beverages and comfort pillows. A 3D television in each room works to keep patients occupied while the doctor looks around with a small, digital interoral camera, saving you the hassle of a lot of head-tilting and prodding. Meanwhile, aromatherapy oils elevate relaxation, as does soft music and optional nitrous oxide.
Stephani Nguyen spends her days staring deeply into people?s eyes. But she's not trying to discern the elements of the soul?no, the lash stylist is merely using her skills to apply synthetic, silk, or mink eyelash extensions that boost the length and volume of natural lashes. She can apply anywhere from 50 to 110 lashes in a single session, opting for the greater number when her client wants eyes that really pop. Stephani is also an aesthetician, and she uses her skills in that regard to gently erase acne and signs of aging.
Led by Gabriel Salloum, MD, Miami Center for Plastic Surgery offers surgical and nonsurgical procedures designed to help patients meet their aesthetic goals. The Aesthetic Gallery serves as the center's surgery-free wing, where aestheticians beautify figures and faces in a swanky spa setting. Minimally and noninvasive services, such as Botox, laser hair removal, and chemical peels form the core of the aesthetic team's repertoire. The plastic-surgery wing, which includes six private treatment rooms, caters to those in search of more significant solutions, such as to lift eyes, shape noses, or banish unwanted bulk.
The center's 3,300-square-foot complex, envisioned by notable architect and designer Agustin Fernandez, steeps patrons in a sensory bath of postmodernism. Inside pristine white treatment rooms, leather lounge chairs present sleek vantage points to take in the surrealist artworks and plants that offset the building's stark architectural lines and corner-shaped corners.
Equipped with creativity and beauty skills honed at institutes in Barcelona, Spain, seasoned cosmetologist and stylist Monica Rosental brought her hair and eyelash talents stateside when she opened her salon in 2003. Her background studying painting, music, and architecture lends the eyes of an artist to her services, such as sculpting hairstyles with fresh cuts, adding texture to strands, or splashing hair with new hues. Monica's specialty is hair extensions, and she advises clients on the best type to fit their needs before tucking in clips, attaching keratin tips, or affixing tape or curtain extensions. In addition to tending hair, Monica ups eyelash potential with extensions, dyes, and perm services. Soothing music imbues the salon's private suites with a relaxing atmosphere, and a free parking area boasts enough room to fit several cars or a single brontosaurus.
Through the concentrated use of infrared light, LA Tans & Aesthetic Center helps clients reach their health apex through internal cleansing treatments. Take a seat in the sauna, a steam-free booth filled with infrared heaters waiting to saturate the skin in radiance as powerful as the sun's, minus the damaging ultraviolet rays and obnoxious ego. The infrared heat targets fat cells, lifts them head over heels, and shakes their pockets loose of contaminants in the form of perspiration. Infrared sessions are thought to increase circulation and stimulate tissues, which may be useful for treating arthritis or limbering up for a strenuous jazz-hands performance.