Vanity Skin Care's owner and chief aesthetician gifts women with a break from the world, and the chance to return to it feeling beautiful. She maintains a clean, peaceful spa, without a speck of dust to distract from her clients during treatments. There, she soothes skin with an array of facials and peels that reduce the appearance of sun spots, wrinkles, and acne. She also provides an array of waxing services to remove extra hair from faces and limbs where it could distract people while they are driving or turning cartwheels down the street.
With more than 25 years in the medical field, Dr. Pamela J. Stuart has focused her attention for the past 10 years on rejuvenating complexions with noninvasive treatments at Physician’s Skin Solutions. Dr. Stuart commences all services with a personalized consultation that helps create each patient’s skin profile, which helps identify sun damage, textural problems, and unnecessary fine lines—the kind that cannot tell your future. In addition, all nonsurgical procedures, including dermal fillers, laser hair removal, and radio-frequency skin-tightening treatments, are performed by the skilled doctor. And to further foster healthy glows, Dr. Stuart and her team are armed with advanced skincare products from brands including Obagi and SkinMedica. They also stay up-to-date on the latest beauty treatments, such as age-reversing Allumera topical cream.
Orchid Beauty & Spa is located on a deserted island?or so it would seem. Panoramic wall prints display turquoise water and pristine beaches as white as granulated sugar. Clients are led past mani-pedi stations and Romanesque white columns to private rooms. There, highly trained aestheticians administer soothing facials and full-body waxes and ease tension with hot-stone and deep-tissue bodywork. The spa also offers an array of Lamprobe and microdermabrasion treatments to stave off acne and pesky spider veins.
At the forefront of Acneology- A Skin Care and Acne Treatment Center are licensed aestheticians Hong and Linda. Both women suffered from chronic acne growing up, and now spend their days helping others suffering from the same thing. Acne consultations help them to create custom treatment plans that can include exfoliation, extractions, and peels. Massages and masks refresh skin during acne and anti-aging facials, and more than 100 nutrients, minerals, and antioxidants are packed into the pumpkin peel.
Karla Emm Novelo, a Paul Mitchell stylist and former beauty editor of Votive magazine, founded J'Adore Beauty to share her gift for bringing out people's natural beauty. She leads a team of hairstylists and makeup artists, that specialize in makeup, bridal, and other special occasions and events. The salon's services range from chic haircuts and color services to hair extensions, Brazilian blowouts, and flawless makeup applications.
After fulfilling his dream of becoming a Doctor of Medicine at Stanford University's School of Medicine in 2002, Duke T. Khuu, MD, F.A.A.D. dreamed again. This time, he would establish his own institution: a haven for patients to relish in his seemingly infinite dermatological knowledge. This dream, like all of Dr. Khuu's dreams, also came true. Today, Khuu Dermatology is a veritable haven for anyone suffering from dermal anomalies, including wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, and unsightly veins. The board-certified dermatologist—alongside his team of registered nurses—immaculately execute a full repertoire of medical and cosmetic skincare procedures, from microdermabrasion facials to cancer screenings. Dr. Khuu also takes care to keep patients fully informed on treatment options, so each patient can achieve their time-reversing skin goals. In his spare time, Dr. Khuu likes to go figure skating.