The aesthetic professionals at House of Beauty beautify bodies through threading, waxing, facials, henna designs, and a passel of other services. Threading, a House of Beauty specialty, uses the tension between two coiled strings to deftly extract unwanted hair, including the extra-fine strands that dodge waxing with eel-like reflexes—nimble aestheticians can reshape eyebrows ($8), a favorite thread-target, in five to seven minutes. Spa treatments such as the one-hour European facial ($50) can pamper peaked visages, and painted henna tattoos ($5+) shimmy up hands and feet to be-filigree appendages and add glamour to rock, paper, scissors tournaments. All locations except the Moreno Valley Mall and Temecula Mall locations cut and color hair, a useful service for pretending to be one's own evil twin.
The Skin Suite Rx's CoolGlide laser was sent back through time to terminate unwanted hair quickly, comfortably, and safely using effective, handcrafted photons that harmlessly pass through the skin and directly impact hair follicles for long-lasting hairlessness. The wavelengths of light can be adjusted to remove hair from sensitive areas such as the bikini line with impossible accuracy. A built-in cooling device, meanwhile, soothes abruptly deforested skin. Licensed medical professionals expertly perform laser hair removal with skill and excellent aplomb, thanks to Skin Suite Rx's direct supervision from its medical director and managing director, ensuring each treatment is crafted to the patient's needs and every laser is perfectly calibrated for empathy and small talk.
Zia Threading’s trained staff removes unwanted hair from faces and brows via speedy threading services that employ ancient depilatory techniques. Armed with nimble fingers and sharp eyes, de-fuzzers trap each individual strand in a precisely twisted web of cotton thread. With a gentle lifting motion, the errant hair leaves its follicle and leaves behind sculpted eyebrow arches or stubble-free visages. The skin’s topmost layer remains largely unharmed as the strings wrap around the hair itself, eliminating much of the pain inherent in hair-removal techniques such as tweezing, waxing, or piloting a miniature mower. With regular treatments, hair grows back both finer and sparser.
Led by Dr. Vadim Gurvits, the staff at Premier Laser & Day Spa is also composed of a registered nurse and licensed skincare specialist. Together, this expert crew caters to clients with everything from simple cosmetic treatments—such as waxing and microdermabrasion—to advanced laser services, including tattoo removal, vein therapy, and anticellulite treatments.
"Technique is everything," says Tricia Hetherington, licensed esthetician and owner of The Pretty Kitty, a chain of full-service waxing boutiques specializing in bare-all Brazilians. Tricia, who?s been profiled in Luxury Las Vegas and several additional press outlets, personally trains each staff member in her proprietary 10- to 15-minute hair-removal method, which employs high-quality soft wax that?s formulated for delicate flesh and minimizes pain. Her estheticians never double dip into the wax pot, reaching for a fresh stick with every application of the warm substance and leaving only a thin landing strip or functional tarmac in its wake. The Pretty Kitty's menu of services also includes facial and full-body waxing, and though walk-ins are welcome, appointments are recommended.
The aestheticians at Divine Threading Studio treat clients to services as modern as Dermalogica facials and as traditional as henna tattoos. The salon specializes in depilation treatments, which remove hair using either the familiar heated-wax method or the ancient Eastern threading technique that's considered more appealing to people with sensitive skin. The aestheticians also showcase their precise handiwork by applying intricately designed henna tattoos, which weave their way up the hands and arms of brides-to-be or clients who want to test-drive a tattoo design for a few weeks. For a finishing touch, clients can ask for an ear or nose piercing, face accessories as stylish as Mr. Potato Head's during Fashion Week.