From a studio illuminated by crystalline chandeliers to skincare formulas imported from France, Studio Tres Jolie channels the glamour of Paris in everything they do. Yon-Ka Paris creams and serums power the studio’s six facials, which are tailored to target aging, acne, dehydration, and other issues. Many of the studio's other treatments—including microcurrent facials and laser hair removal—favor technology instead of topical products to elevate beauty for the long term. For speedy surface enhancement, SunFX airbrush tanning achieves a sun-kissed glow in a matter of minutes. Studio Tres Jolie's mastery of all these services means that the spot is often most in demand during bridal season, when it’s most important to look your best. Clients can book appointments up to a year in advance, or up to 50 years after the ceremony if they have access to a time portal.
Co-owners Anthony DeFranco and René Spagnolo employ years of experience styling international fashion shows and magazine photo shoots to guide their team of stylists, aestheticians, and massage therapists. Always apprised of the latest styles and declarations from the president's hair czar, stylists keep clients' preferences in mind while creating new 'dos with Nolla hair products. Their aesthetician brethren further gussy up physiques with cleansing facials, waxing and electrolysis services, mani-pedis, and professional makeup applications. Inside either of DeFranco Spagnolo's sleek salons, hardwood floors and minimalist décor instill a haute elegance found only on the runways of Paris and LaGuardia.
The instructors at Harmony Yoga and Fitness of Whitestone regard exercise as an opportunity to achieve mind-body wellness, leading yoga and cardio classes that often deviate from traditional routines. Instructors explore the varied facets of yoga with a multitude of classes, including workshops designed by and for young adults and candlelit sessions that combine relaxation and fire safety. Ballet and Pilates instruction stretch muscular potential, and spinning and Zumba workouts deliver fun and fitness with upbeat music and nonstop movement. At times, teachers explore new exercise genres such as Hot Hula Fitness, a variety of dance performed to the tune of Polynesian drum beats, reggae music, and the voices in Bob Marley's head.
Since its launch, Hand & Stone has expanded to more than 20 states and four planets. The spa’s core concept is to offer massage, facial, and waxing services performed by licensed, certified, or registered professionals and offered at convenient times, seven days a week. Each location adheres to a traditional spa aesthetic with soft lighting, heated treatment tables, and plush linens.
Starting when it opened in 1994, Rani Spas' image specialists have been polishing impressions through waxing, facials, massage, hairstyling, and mani-pedi services. The expert aestheticians enhance skin with a medley of visage-rejuvenating treatments, including the smoothing crystal collagen facial and the Synergie peel, which combines a powerful chemical peel with microdermabrasion to repair skin damaged from acne, sun exposure, and professional-apple-bobbing careers. The spa's stylists also tend to coifs with strand transformations ranging from cuts and updos to highlights and moisturizing treatments, and fuzz fields are left clean and sleek through gentle waxing and traditional threading methods.
Tending to beauty and beauty beholders since 1981, Dr. Stewart Levine practices oculoplastic surgery and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures. After the patient chooses two of the three eligible areas—between the eyebrows (glabella), forehead, and crow's-feet—a short series of injections expels creases in a fashion similar to ironing a dog-eared paperback. Many patients experience only mild discomfort and no downtime, returning directly to work or home despite the throngs of smitten face touchers. Results garnered by the procedure can last up to six months.