Aesthetician Debra L. Andresen built a loyal client base at a locally esteemed day spa before striking out on her own to found DermAllure. Andresen revives faces with skincare services ranging from basic facials to a 24-karat-gold facials, which involve masking the face in particles of precious metal that block free radicals but attract tomb raiders. The aesthetician can also enhance the natural beauty of eyes, eyebrows, and lips with subtle colors from SofTap permanent cosmetics.
Wielding eco-friendly and organic beauty products, stylists at Salon Blue aim to flatter clients' faces in healthy, realistic ways with well-shaped brows and grooming waxes. Facial waxing cleans up unwanted fuzz on the lip or chin ($12) and tidy the hairline ($15) below ears and along the neck in 10–30 minutes. Eyebrow waxes ($14) both trim and shape eye arches until they can subtly convey disdain, elation, or a warning that your date's toupee is on crooked.
During more than two decades in the beauty industry, Charity—the head of Hair 1 and Spa 2—has amassed a wide-ranging arsenal of expertise, excelling in fields as diverse as laser hair removal and manicures. In her capacity as a stylist, her cut and color services revamp coifs, and her facials, peels, and Photo Lite age-spot treatments rejuvenate the faces beneath them. Alternatively, her massages, which include Swedish or deep tissue, dissolve stress and facilitate internal harmony. Clients can pop into her Zen-like salon or schedule an appointment for her to visit their homes or live-in solariums.
Back In Balance Healing Arts uses gentle touch and high-tech lasers to subdue muscular tension and soothe back pain. The firm but yielding pressure of Swedish, deep-tissue, or sports massage helps break up the knots and pressure points that ignite lower back pain. For a more modern approach, the center uses deep tissue laser therapy help to calm inflammation through super-focused beams of light.
The experienced massage therapists at Whole Body Benefits seek to soothe aches and dissipate stress with massages that combine relaxation and wellness. Modalities include Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology, and raindrop therapy, which seeks to combat illness with nine organic oils.