Being camera-ready means having a smooth and flawless façade, which is why public figures including Ann Carroll, the Emmy-winning host of Vikings Weekly, and the Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders swing by Expressions MD Medical Spa and Laser Center for regular treatments.
In a minimalist office with ivory carpeting and black accents, Dr. Glenn Detlefsen and his staff polish away fine lines and resurface skin with injectables, laser treatments, photofacials, and peels, which can bring a youthful glow to visages without permanently situating them over a birthday cake with five flickering candles. The center bases treatments on results from Visia digital skin analysis, which investigates six aspects contributing to the health and appearance of clients' facial features, including the depth and frequency of wrinkles, the size of pores, and the number of freckles feigned with magic marker.
Revive Salon and Spa’s team make it their mission to relax muscles and revivify hair. They are aided in this mission by Pureology, Scruples, and Moroccanoil products, which they frequently draw from as they enhance hair or lift and tighten skin during signature facials. Not ones to be upstaged, the spa’s nail technicians use therapeutic massages to relax feet stressed out by treadmills that render their one job meaningless.
Hannah and Jennifer dig deep into clients’ psyches to extract their innermost style desires, much like Freud, who double majored in fashion. Regardless of the individual client’s lifestyle and preferences, they can design a new look that suits them, since they’re trained in both current trends and classic techniques. That doesn't mean they use outdated products, though. They pour out Wella Professionals, Moroccanoil, Brocato, and Kaaral products to nurture tresses. The duo activates the power of these lock elixirs to render haircuts and coloring, but also transforms customers' appearances with waxing and tinting services—something hairy cars need, too.
Natasha Kennedy knows what it feels like to be stressed. Along with being the owner of Aloha! Massage and Spa, the massage therapist is a licensed aesthetician, holistic nutrition coach, nursing student, and mother of five. She uses her knowledge and experience to help others who might be leading busy, stressful, or overwhelming lives. At Alhoa!, she provides five different massage styles including Swedish, deep-tissue, and hot-stone massage. In LomiLomi massages, she uses her forearm to stroke the body and mimic the waves of the ocean or splash after a cannon ball. Meanwhile, her mommy-to-be and post natal massages aim to ease labor pains and reduce stress. All of her techniques bring about various benefits including improved circulation, enhanced sleep quality, and decreased anxiety.
Planet Beach is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the services. A week of VIP UV therapy begins with a skin analysis before exposing clients to UV light, shown to benefit both the body and mind while imparting bodies with sun-kissed glows. A round of UV-free Mystic spray tanning adheres to the skin suit evenly and streaklessly using the body's natural magnetic properties and innate force fields, for a bronze that lasts five–seven days. Wielding infrared heat and a nutrient-shrouding steam, the 20-minute moisturizing Hydro-Derma Fusion machine can help increase collagen production, extend UV- and UV-free-tanning results, and replenish water reserves stored in vestigial dromedary humps.
Led by oral and maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Steven Selchow, the staff at Rejuv Skin & Laser Clinic prioritizes professionalism just as much as luxury. Before the licensed medical professionals administer services such as Botox, Restylane, and Juvéderm dermal injections, they conduct an initial consultation. They cover patient history and cosmetic goals—from looking younger to looking as smooth as a dolphin slicked in olive oil. Wielding laser technology, they aim to shut down hair growth, tighten sagging skin, reduce cellulite, and banish blemishes. Some of their services tackle multiple ailments in a single treatment, such as the triniti—a combination of procedures that reduces signs of aging with three applicators.