As its name suggests, Mind & Body Care seeks to address both the aesthetic and emotional center of each guest who enters its cozy studio. The physical side of this goal finds fulfillment through the efforts of two technicians: Beth, a licensed and certified medical aesthetician with 10 years of skin care experience, and Lori, an aesthetician who pursued medical aesthetics after earning her license from Pivot Point Academy. Their areas of expertise echo the spa's offerings, which range from Swedish massage to medical-grade peels. Nails and tresses find creative shaping through the mastery of Elyse, an innovative hairstylist, and Arlette, a veteran nail artist with 18 years of experience.
Those seeking emotional respite can schedule wellness treatments with Bobbi, a former nurse whose 25 years of experience eventually led her toward more holistic therapies. Hypnotherapy, guided imagery, and EFT all take different paths in helping to rid clients of repressed traumas, harmful addictions, and subconscious negativity accrued from sleeping on pillowcases embroidered with curse words.
For more than 19 years, the team of licensed beauty specialists at JuliAnne?s Salon and Spa has been making men and women more winsome with a vast array of hair, skin, and nail treatments. Continuing education helps stylists to stay on top of cutting-edge haircut and color trends performed using quality products from brands such as Redken, Surface, and Pureology. Skincare services such as deep-cleansing facials and eye treatments are backed by paraben-free Bioelements tonics. Shellac, Opi, and Ibd nail lacquers are cured under L.E.D. lights to keep color shiny and leave tips resistant to chips, scratches, and cake frosting for up to two weeks. In addition to working their everyday makeover magic, the salon also hosts a private cache of wigs designed specifically for clients suffering from cancer or alopecia and offers free consultations to help customers to select the right piece for their particular needs.
In a relaxation haven perched just outside of the city, Eve Beauty Salon's stylists have spiffed up beauty-seekers for more than two decades, specializing in contemporary haircuts and bridal makeup. Hair whisperers stay abreast of the latest styling, cutting, and coloring techniques for men, women, and show horses alike. After locks luxuriate in a hot-oil head massage or lengthen with the aid of fused extensions, countenances soak up hydration and stoke a natural glow with the help of 24-karat-gold and rose-petal facials. Eve Beauty Salon rounds out its laundry list of services with eyelash extensions, henna tattoos, nose piercings, and henna tattoos of pierced noses.
Inside Ultimate Exposure Tanning Centers' Chicagoland locations, a full lineup of UV- and spray-tanning equipment infuse skin with a healthy summer glow year-round. Individual sessions in the automated spray-tanning booths?such as VersaSpa?or UV beds gild bodysuits for nights on the town, and unlimited monthly packages fashion a continuous golden hue previously only available to sunbathing satellites. The salon stocks a variety of tan-accelerating lotions from Swedish Beauty, Australian Gold, and Designer Skin, which deepen bronze hues and moisturize skin to fashion a long-lasting radiance.
Board-certified chiropractic physician Dr. Naveed Elahi takes a multidisciplinary approach to pain relief, disease prevention, and whole-body health at Health First Chiropractic Wellness Center. The practice specializes in chiropractic medicine, a science that aims to alleviate such common conditions as headaches and neck pain without the use of drugs, surgery, or noogies. In cases where traditional chiropractic medicine does not apply, the doctor rounds out the treatment menu with acupuncture and clinical massage therapy, two ancient modalities that can reduce anxiety and improve sleep. Furthermore, personal training and nutrition counseling help patients ward off the specter of disease in a more reliable manner than hanging garlic cloves on their treadmills.
To the staff at Renaissance Med Spa, a client's request for facial tightening never conjures images of a surgical procedure. Instead, the lateral-thinking staff would probably envision the Inmode fractora laser—a device that glides over skin to painlessly promote collagen production and fade wrinkles, acne scars, and Sharpie-drawn goatees. The spa offers nonsurgical solutions to other skincare woes, including laser hair removal, massage, and age-fighting dermal fillers. Each treatment is performed under the supervision of Dr. Carl Cucco, and the certified staff comprises registered nurses, nurse injector specialists, licensed massage therapists, and licensed aestheticians.