Impressions Skin Care Inc.’s veteran team—which includes an acupuncturist and doctor of Chinese medicine—unleashes the body’s self-healing powers with facials, massages, and foot reflexology. Drawing on sea plankton-based Bioceane products as well as formulas from Payot and Luzern, facials detox and tone skin, lending skin a youthful glow without taping baby pictures to it. The same products fuel massages that mix multiple modalities to scatter stress to the four winds, and therapists double down on the healing for calming couples sessions. Foot massages, meanwhile, stimulate reflexology-style pressure points to facilitate full-body wellness after a soothing herbal footbath.
Boasting more than 20 years experience in the beauty industry, Survana Yuen passes the torch of her expert knowledge in the art of aesthetics to willing students. She places an emphasis on practice and theory, having students practice on models until they’ve proven themselves skilled enough to work on actual clients. In addition to being a cutting-edge education facility, Senniyo Aesthetics International School of Canada is a fully operational beauty center, offering facials, nail services, waxing sessions, eyebrow threading, and massages from supervised students or licensed aestheticians.
A haircut can convey a lot about someone’s lifestyle, personality, and tastes. At the recently renovated Salon V Hair Design, the dedicated stylists work with each client to mould their haircut into just such a piece of personal expression, much like a journal entry or a soliloquy about a childhood mohawk.
The technologically advanced treatment rooms at Dermascience Laser & Skin Care are almost as enticing as the celebrity-endorsed treatments that take place inside them. With an iPad, iPod, or iPhone, patrons can play their own device's movies onto a high-definition television screen or watch Netflix movies, television shows, and YouTube videos while enjoying services such as infrared sauna dry-heat therapy, which can burn up to 600 calories in a 30-minute session. Among the centre's main attractions are its Intraceuticals oxygen facials, prized by celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez and Madonna, which leave skin dewy and hydrated. Boosts of bronze come courtesy of environmentally friendly and organic SunFX spray tanning, which comes in three colour levels for a beach-friendly, natural look. To further keep skin glowing, diamond microdermabrasion buffs away fine lines, acne scars, and stubborn crumbs you always thought were freckles. As aestheticians move beyond the face, waxing services and laser hair-removal treatments prettify fuzz-ridden areas while clients remain comfortable atop each treatment room's heated bed.
Specialists blend traditional and modern spa techniques in services that include custom facials, massages, and body treatments. Slate gray and honey-hued wood crafts an airy palette in the oasis. There, a consultation aids therapists in tailoring each visit with essential oils and specific selections for mix tapes. Illuminated by flat-screen TVs, which glow thanks to their frequent facials, sumptuous leather chairs envelop patrons waiting to bask in algae facials, thermal foot therapy, ear candling, and mud wraps.
The professionals at King Feet Massage help clients find balance between body, mind, and spirit. Massage therapists utilize an array of modalities to render relaxation, pain relief, and lymphatic drainage. To enhance treatment, they can fill the air with aromatherapy or soothe muscles with warm basalt stones that cause stress to melt faster than a blushing snowman. The staff's areas of expertise also include acupuncture and reflexology, which uses pressure points in feet to maximize overall wellness.