Nusrat, the cosmetologist and owner of Ashi Beauty Corner, specializes in correcting botched waxing jobs. "A vast majority of my clients have come to me due to having been previously 'brow-butchered,'" she said. As a remedy, she practices threading—an ancient hair-removal method that requires a thin string and nimble fingers.
Prior to each treatment, Nusrat loops a sterile thread around both her hands and tugs the loose end with her teeth. As she rolls the thread across the skin's surface, she traps unwanted hair and extracts it at the follicle level. Because threading avoids the use of topical agents, it's traditionally indicated for people with allergies or sensitive skin. Compared to waxing, it's often regarded as more precise—the technician can target one individual hair or an entire row of unruly threads.
Nusrat performs these treatments in private quarters. "The ambiance makes clients feel surrounded in comfort and enveloped by personal, attentive service," she said. Her personal studio resides within The Salons at Bella Suites, which lives inside Firewheel Town Center, which is nested within the belly of a matryoshka doll.
Fueled by the belief that good skin and good hair are the bedrocks of beauty, Letishia Porche puts her passion for hairstyling and aesthetics to use inside The Salons At Bella Suites. There, she snips away split ends, adds dimension with highlights, removes unwanted body fuzz with warm wax, and enhances features with professional makeup application and strategically aimed spotlights. She also provides body wraps designed to tighten and tone epidermises, as well as handcrafts her very own coconut oil body scrubs to help lend skin a soft and silky texture.
While many people might only think to use lasers to thwart tuxedo-wearing spies, Rockwall Laser Center uses them to help clients feel beautiful and confident?tuxedo or not. There, a staff of technicians?all of whom are certified by the Texas Department of State Health Service and most of whom are Certified Senior Laser Technicians?uses versatile lasers to remove unwanted hair, fight the signs of aging, and treat acne. The crew are also experts at removing unwanted tattoos, having removed a staggering 40,000 by 2013. The center's services also extend beyond the beam. During micro-needling therapy, aestheticians use a cartridge filled with precisely spaced, microscopic needles to create tiny perforations in the skin that jump-start healing processes, thereby helping to firm skin, soften fine lines, and banish little-brother cooties.
Equipped with an education from Dallas Laser Institute, the laser technician at Rejuvenating Spa Services helps clients reveal smooth skin with laser hair-removal sessions. The studio's Candela GentleYAG laser effectively treats hair on all types of skin and keeps skin comfortable with a patented cooling feature. Those seeking relief from wrinkles may schedule an appointment with the nurse practitioner on staff, an experienced beauty expert certified in the use of Botox, dermal fillers, and swan dives into the Fountain of Youth.
Body wraps are inherently pleasant; they help people work towards beauty goals, but they're also warm and comforting. Tonayia Davidson, proprietor of Tonayia's Wax Pot, performs wraps and brow tinting, but also handles waxing, which some people dread. She knows her clients have often had bad experiences when it comes to hair removal. In response, she’s made it goal to give clients a safe haven where they can feel confident they’ll get high quality results delivered by an experienced professional. She also understands it isn't just women and self-conscious shag carpets who need hair removal, which is why she offers the same services to their male clientele.
An artful twist of the thread ensnares the strand, and a quick motion frees it from the follicle. That's all there is to threading, but it takes a careful eye and a precise hand to master this ancient art of hair removal. Luckily, these are both qualities that define the technicians at SOI Brow Threading Salon. Their threading sessions remove hair from the eyebrows as well as the chin, upper lip, and second nose, sloughing away dead skin in the process.