Scattered throughout the peninsula, Natalie Salon Inc.'s five locations each house a team of specialists who pamper and beautify guests during nail, waxing, hair, and facial services. Staffers make over bodies from head to toe, rejuvenating faces with facials and treating dull talons to manicures and pedicures. They hone in on hair all over the body, waxing away unwanted fur, arranging lackluster strands into stylish coiffures, and tinting eyebrows to match recently dyed locks or recently dry-cleaned banana suits.
Premier Dermatology's staff of medical professionals possess years of experience treating virtually every skin type, skin condition, and aesthetic concern. The facility's arsenal of cutting-edge equipment allows the staff to target wrinkles, acne, and other imperfections with some of the most modern technology available, and because no two patients are alike, the team customizes their pharmaceutical grade products to create personalized treatments designed specifically for each patient's unique issues.
A Best of the Bay 2010 Viewer?s Choice winner, Herbal Mineral?s four California locations couple a devotion to recapturing youth with a commitment to cruelty-free and environmentally friendly products and practices. An arsenal of vegan, earth-friendly beauty products speaks to their commitment to bettering the planet, and visitors sip fair-trade-certified tea that helps to fund landslide restoration and reforestation. The staff?s diverse palette of skills runs the gamut from waxing and organic facials to candling and herbal body contouring, the latter of which can help shape silhouettes into comely hourglasses or vertical representations of the New York skyline.
Skindustry Studio rounds up a staff of trained beauty pros to tend to all client skin needs in a private and tranquil ambiance. An aesthetician blasts through excess oil and acne during custom facials and decorates fuzzy legs and lips with warm wax to swiftly remove hair. Nail technicians borrow guests? hands and feet for a bit of clipping, buffing, and scrubbing. They return digits painted in bright monochromatic hues or with art such as stripes, DNA strands, or polka dots. The studio also provides airbrush tanning and makeup services.
At Medical Aesthetics of Menlo Park, expert technicians use a slew of technological treatments to beautify their guests. The center's centerpiece?an Alma Soprano Ice laser?quickly and comfortably shuts down hair follicles on a wide range of skin types. They also employ the ClearLift laser to resurface skin for a smooth, youthful glow, and inject Botox or Juvederm to combat signs of aging. Their services extend to the full body with treatments including radiofrequency skin-tightening and cellulite reduction to oust the fat that stubbornly refuses to respond to exercise, dieting, or earnest, hand-written notes.
A facial at Lyna's Skin Care is more than just that. Every exfoliating treatment also includes a complimentary skin analysis and a gentle massage of the neck, shoulders, arms, and hands. With these kinds of add-ons, it’s easy to see why the facial has become one of Lyna’s most popular treatments. Other treatments that enjoy similar popularity include professional makeup applications and eyelash enhancements. The latter adds length to natural lashes with extensions pretested to attract desirable suitors and blow away undesirable suitors with a wink.