Nuriel Abramov and Gabriel Abrams founded Numi & Company because they "wanted to give Westchester women something that's fresh and new." So they took their upscale Manhattan training and experience?some of which included styling celebrities for Allure and contestants on America's Next Top Model?out of the city and built two sleek and acclaimed salon locations. Nominated Best of the Decade by Westchester Magazine, both Abramov and Abrams know that a refined yet friendly atmosphere isn't enough to lure style-savvy women to their door?their first concern is hair. Abrams? less-is-more approach shapes the line of attack for their team of stylists, who focus on finding what works best for the individual rather than recreating what hair looks great on a beach ball.
Mileena began sowing the seeds of psychic mastery before the age of 5, when her mother and grandmother introduced her to the practice of reading and interpreting tarot cards. The fortune teller has since performed countless readings around the world, from the French Quarter in New Orleans to the cobblestone streets of Italy, and opened her own psychic reading rooms, where she continues to help visitors demystify the past, present, and future. Through a diverse selection of readings, meditation, and visualizations, Mileena confers with clients about her inclinations on their spiritual, romantic, and business pursuits. The clairvoyant also performs relaxing therapies, such as chakra balancing and reiki, to calm minds troubled by the consequences of broken mirrors and wearing white after Labor Day.
Though the stylists at Hair & Beyond specialize in classic bridal hairdos, they feel just as comfortable reshaping clients' locks into assertive contemporary looks. The stylists employ expertly mixed colors, flatirons, and keratin treatments to transform drab tresses into custom styles. According to Patch, the salon's shelves brim with haircare balms from Joico, Iso, and ReNu, ensuring that stylists have enough tools at their disposal to mold coifs or shampoo an entire woolly mammoth. Particularly passionate about the community, Hair & Beyond's stylists have offered their scissor skills to many a worthy cause, including the Beauty for a Cure cancer-center fundraiser in 2011.
Treatment at Advanced Laser & Medical Spa of Rye usually begins with a consultation with a medical aesthetician with supervision from board-certified medical director, Dr. Micheline Giovani. Being onsite allows her to oversee the med spa?s staff and array of services, which include Botox injections, microdermabrasions, non-invasive facelift Ultherapy, and chemical peels. More technologically advanced cosmetic techniques include acoustic-wave therapy for thickening collagen in cellulite-prone areas and laser therapy for removing skin blemishes and body hair.
Voted best of Westchester for four years by Westchester Magazine, Euro Laser Services quells rebellious bristles using state-of-the-art GentleYAG laser technology, which is kind to skin tones fair, tanned, and dark. After a consultation with a friendly laser lord, hair-plagued patrons kick back for their first laser hair-removal session, in which variable pulses of light target follicles and forbid future growth. An additional two treatments will be scheduled for the same area to set clients on the path to total fur domination.
The attention-nabbing Rye Country Store has whipped up gourmet takeout cuisine for 23 years, offering patrons a deliciously hassle-free dining option. A staff of kitchen virtuosos creates more than 75 dishes each day, such as chicken orzo soup ($4.95), Cobb salad ($10.95), and four varieties of quesadillas ($5.95). Shepherd's pie ($7) can be worn as a bird-luring hat or taken home and served alongside an egg salad sandwich ($6); a turkey, brie, and apple sandwich ($7); cupcakes ($1.50); and chocolate-covered pretzels ($1.25). The hunger-quashing emporium's shelves also teem with cheeses, crackers, jams, old-fashioned candies, and other gourmet treats that help make picnics as memorable as a botched hypnotherapy session.