Day Spa Confidential's friendly staffers turn back Mother Nature's clocks by pairing holistic spa treatments with techniques cultivated in Europe and the Far East to relax patients and assuage the signs of aging. The spa's skilled aestheticians rejuvenate faces with customized facials, incorporating eastern European extraction techniques and Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical brand skincare products to clear and pamper the skin. Patients who want to address deeper skin concerns can opt for services such as LED light therapy and micro current lifting, which deliver potent skin-transforming waves and love notes personally signed by aestheticians deep below the epidermis. Beauty mavens looking to ditch unwanted fuzz can indulge in full-body waxing and semipermanent eyelash extensions affix faux tendrils to darken and thicken lash lines.
Long, dramatic lashes are one of the hardest looks to maintain throughout the day, with mascara easily smearing when exposed to water and lashes applied at home coming unglued. The certified lash artists at iLash Factory work to add long-lasting accents to eyes, individually applying strands to eyelids for long, dark lashes. Nimble fingers fly in the shop as technicians apply between 20 and 85 lashes to emphasize peepers with a sultry cat-eye look or the bright colors needed to catch the attention of someone across a crowded bar, or someone with a really cool torch in a monster-killing mob.
Envy Hair Design has been providing upscale salon services since 2001, employing a talented team of professional stylists to snip, shape, and beautify its clients. With $100 worth of hair services to cover, tangled tresses can be thoroughly snipped free of twigs and brambles, so that birds will stop mistaking the head for a nest (women's haircuts start at $35, men's at $25). Punch a dull day right in the face with a splash of all-over color (starting at $55), a partial foil (starting at $55), or a full foil (starting at $75). Extreme adrenaline junkies can begin their services with a perm, and then instantly juxtapose that decision with a relaxer (each starts at $60). Today's deal must be used in one visit, so consider removing excess hair completely with waxing services, starting at $12. The relaxing décor makes all salon visits extra enjoyable, with warm brown walls, burnished-wood floors, and crisp lighting offset by sleek black furnishings. Call ahead to schedule your hair-repair services and prepare to saunter forth into the world with a new ’do, newfound confidence, and the wherewithal to finally take care of a Newfoundland shepherd puppy.
Sun Starr Tanning offers a handful of ways to bronze bodies. Three levels of tanning beds darken skin in as little as 12 minutes and include extras such as facial or neck tanners. For those seeking UV-free color, a standup Magic Tan booth blasts its bronzing formula onto clients during 45-second sessions. Clients can also receive a custom color application during a personal airbrush tanning session with a spray-tan specialist. Once clients' skin is bronzed and glowing, an on-staff aesthetician is ready to prettify visages with facials or eyelash extensions long enough to braid into pigtails.
The medical aestheticians at The Wellness Spot tackle any dermal issues with a squad of natural organic ingredients while their clients relax with a complimentary beverage, such as coffee, tea, hot cocoa, or juice. They mix their own products and serums for facials and use a microdermabrasion wand to slough away dead skin cells and pull bunnies out of hats. They also use both strip wax and hard wax to remove unwanted hair on faces, arms, and legs.
With a steady hand and an extensive knowledge of her craft, Cyn City Lashes owner Cynthia Thompson elongates lashes with high-quality extensions. She creates looks that range from from subtle and natural to bold and glamorous, using extensions in a wide spectrum colors and textures to optimize each client's natural beauty. In addition to eyelash extensions, she also offers skin-smoothing waxing services.