Every pair of eyes is unique. That's the view at Blink Lash Boutique, where owners Janelle Koch and Jen Pearson lead a skilled staff in providing custom eyelash extensions for their guests. Each team member applies synthetic extensions one by one, making lashes longer without fitting them for tiny platform shoes. The strands themselves are available in a variety of styles and thicknesses to create looks from subtle to dramatic. No matter what the desired outcome, the team places client safety and comfort first?Jen and Janelle are both professional aestheticians, and all of their fellow lash stylists undergo rigorous training to ensure their work is suitably flirtatious.
With locations in San Ramon and Lafayette, internationally recognized Itrim helps members lose weight quickly and keep it off by combining healthy meal plans with a specialized exercise center. Unlike other weight-loss programs that stop when clients have reached their goal, Itrim recognizes that most people still need guidance when it comes to maintaining their svelte figures. So their health coaches and staff take the time to provide hands-on support and give members tips for incorporating healthy eating and exercise into their daily routine. By following these tips and the rest of the program, Itrim says members can lose an average of 25 pounds in the first 12 weeks.
Behind the front desk, a panoramic black frame stretches the length of André the Giant's wingspan, framing a mosaic of gray, white, and black tiles. This expansive mosaic exemplifies Revive Salon & Spa's modern, polished aesthetic. A rainbow of product bottles stripes the wall behind shampoo sinks, where craniums get scrubbed of unfashionable thoughts before stylists perform salon services. Leather pedicure thrones hug guests who dunk their toes into warm water for nail services. The spa's encyclopedic roster of treatments includes massage therapy, makeup artistry, and even teeth whitening. More intensive med-spa treatments include laser therapies, dermal injections, and body-contouring treatments.
The European facial at AHN Skin & Beauty is a microcosm of the spa's dedication to relaxation and beautification. In addition to rejuvenating complexions, it includes shoulder, neck, and scalp massages and an aromatherapy treatment with a fragrant hot towel fluffed in a flower-filled dryer. If you just want beauty services, you can schedule airbrush-tanning, eyelash-extension, and hair-and-makeup sessions. For pure relaxation, on the other hand, the spa's massage therapists give Swedish and deep-tissue massages.
From acne flare-ups to fine lines and wrinkles, licensed skincare specialist Maja Vukmanic is in tune to complexions' changing needs. That’s why she packs her treatment menu with skin-specific services, such as the mommy-to-be facial—which combats pregnancy-related rosacea and acne—and the teen facial, which includes tips on how to build and maintain a successful skincare regimen. Although her treatments may be many, they all pull from plant-derived Rhonda Allison products that are safe for all skin types.
Inside Trendsetters Salon, skilled aesthetician Elena Piranio refreshes skin while conjuring a relaxing vibe suitable for receiving facials that incorporate natural ingredients, such as pumpkin and seaweed. Trendsetters Salon's team also includes beauty experts who can further flatter clients' features with manicures, waxing, haircuts, and coloring treatments.