If eyes are indeed the windows to the soul, Cynthia Prichard must know a lot of people’s secrets. The seasoned cosmetologist specializes in eyelash extensions, adorning lash lines with long, lavish mink fibers to make eyes sparkle. Cynthia also extends her beauty expertise to a variety of other spa and salon services. She shapes eyebrows with waxing, soothes skin with facials, and snips new styles with professional haircuts. When administering her comprehensive body-wrap treatments, Cynthia employs a giant caterpillar to cocoon clients in a rejuvenating mix of aloe and herb. Regardless of the service, Cynthia treats her guests inside Spa Zenaida, a tranquil, Mediterranean-style spa.
Housed inside Azure Aesthetics, Good Vibrationz specializes in Laser Lipo treatments that work to sculpt bodies without invasive needles or tubes. The Lapex 2000 Laser Lipo reduces the appearance of cellulite and shrinks fat cells with the help of diode lasers and Shrinky Dinks plastic. The paddles send specific wavelengths of light beneath the skin's surface, penetrating cells so they release the fatty acids within. With the help of a whole-body vibration platform and the body's own metabolism, these fatty acids are flushed from the body, and clients can get back to their normal routines with no downtime or long, protracted goodbye letters to their unwanted fat.
The staff at Louisville Laser and Spa gives a decidedly simple answer when its patients ask the best way to maintain skin: daily care and healthy living. Its services—many of them designed to make skin look younger—only serve to expedite the process. Administered by an advanced nurse practitioner or an aesthetician, the treatments include laser hair removal, laser skin tightening, chemical peels, pigment removal, spider vein removal, tattoo removal, and microdermabrasion. The spa's most popular option, laser hair removal uses beams of light to reduce and remove unwanted hair on the body. In addition to skincare, technicians use Botox to freeze facial muscles so that wrinkles soften and amateur ventriloquists finally can reach the next level. Louisville Laser and Spa also offers professional teeth whitening.
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Shortly after earning her license as an aesthetician, Angie discovered her distaste for the sprawling spas in which found herself working. She yearned for a more private sanctum—a place that would allow her to care for only one client at a time.
With this image in mind, she founded Radiant You Esthetics inside The Main Touch Massage and Wellness Center and began to fill her service menu with specialized facials and waxing services. To better understand her clients' individual concerns, Angie kicks off every appointment with a customized skin evaluation. Her facials and other skin treatments incorporate Epicuren products that work to diminish signs of aging, such as cheeks flushed from blowing out too many birthday candles at once.
Cashmere Skin & Body offers a panoply of soothing and smoothing spa and salon services performed by the hands of skilled aestheticians, massage therapists, and makeup artists. Engage in a one-hour massage ($55), performed by a licensed massage therapist such as Sara Morrison and available in several styles, including Swedish, deep-tissue, and Sports Performance, which increases flexibility and revs up recovery in bodies left rattled by games of full-contact croquet. On the opposite end of the relaxation spectrum, waxing services raze eyebrows ($15), upper lips ($10), and Brazilian bikini lines ($55). Revive a frayed frontispiece with a 45-minute mini version of a berry refined facial ($45), which exfoliates dry skin cells with alpha hydroxy acids to reveal the bountiful flesh fruit below, or extend the exfoliation downward with a radiant skin renewal sugar scrub ($65), which works over the whole body, then moisturizes the federation of limbs with nourishing cream. Special-occasion makeup application ($60) is also available.
The skilled skin sorcerers at Inland Aesthetic Institute cast a healing glow over epidermal flaws, rejuvenating fading body façades and bolstering natural beauty. During an initial consultation, a friendly specialist develops a personalized treatment plan and strategy for making it as a finger puppeteer. Then the IPL session performed by an advanced nurse-practitioner utilizes advanced light-pulsing technology designed to deliver a specific range of photons into broken capillaries and collagen-pumpers to improve pigmentation, diminish age spots, and reduce redness. Inland's IPL treatments require no downtime, so patrons can immediately take their more youthful skin for a test drive, soliciting compliments from strangers or convincing childhood friends they've traveled backwards in time. Those wishing for more pronounced results or treatment over a multiple body areas can purchase up to three Groupons.