Dermal fillers such as Botox and Juvéderm require injection by a steady, confident hand. Not only has Beautiful U Aesthetics’ nurse, Anne Hubbard, mastered the ministration of these cosmetic boosters, she's demonstrated the procedure on a live KARK 4 segment to illustrate the simplicity of the process and prove that she could do it while riding a unicycle and reciting the Cyrillic alphabet. Anne’s specialties range from skin-smoothing injectables to facial services such as microdermabrasion and chemical peels. She can also apply permanent eyeliner above and below the peepers, enhancing clients’ natural features without the wastefulness of applying makeup every morning or using up a birthday wish on something besides preventing asteroid strikes.
At Sotaira's Organic Spa & Yoga Studio, staff members instill visitors with a newfound sense of confidence by gussying up exteriors and keeping bodies fit with yoga and Pilates classes. Slimming body wraps help to purge inches more effectively than a corset imbued with the force of 10,000 bear hugs, and aestheticians hydrate visages with such organic ingredients as chamomile or antioxidant-rich red grapes. The massage therapists' mental rolodex of modalities includes relaxing and therapeutic techniques as well as maternity treatments for expectant mothers or hatching ostrich eggs. Intent on refining posture, instructors of the center's Vinyasa yoga and Pilates mat classes help to keep bodies and minds trim regardless of students' skill level or age.
The tranquil atmosphere of Sarah Lee Thomas’ eponymous spa begins in the waiting area, where practically silent black-and-red wicker furniture cozies up to a burbling fish tank whose denizens execute rounds of synchronized relaxing. Dim lights soothe clients as they enter private treatment rooms to undergo tension suspension in the form of massages and facial treatments. For massage, Sarah Lee corrals oils, polished basalt lava stones, and bodily scrubs, all of which aid and abet her myriad body-manipulation techniques. Spa sessions can also include one of her signature facials, which revamp complexions in need of hydration, anti-acne ointments, or written permission to bob for apples in the fountain of youth.
Since 2001, Melt has crafted homemade skincare and bath products by infusing natural ingredients with striking scents, such as vanilla cake batter and ginger pear. To ensure the absence of side effects, Melt tests each product on human volunteers instead of on animals or unwitting mannequins. Melt’s products range from silicone-free hemp shampoo to soy-wax candles with cotton wicks.
After leading the University of Arkansas Cardinals' football team to an epic 16–0 victory against LSU in 1909, coach Hugo Bezdek referred to his players as "a wild band of Razorback hogs." The nickname quickly caught on, and the team has since embraced both the name and the mascot's wild ferocity, as evidenced by a tenacious fighting style and the players' uncanny ability to locate truffles buried in the end zone. With apparel, jewelry, and housewares bearing the legendary helmet hog, The Hog Zone—unaffiliated with the university itself—helps fans and alumni celebrate more than 100 years of UA pigskin tradition. In addition to stocking car decals, earrings, and T-shirts for both kids and adults, The Hog Zone hosts football-themed birthday parties for all complete with games and activities such as learning dances and chants to cheer on the team during physics exams.
Daneen Carson, is a licensed aesthetician who believes in making clients feel special with her treatments. Her staff of nail technicians, massage therapists, and skincare specialists feel the same way. Together, they've created an all-encompassing spa with pampering available in many forms. The spa offers rock-fountain pedicures, which take place in private rooms and include mineral footbaths and reflexology, along with soothing hot-stone massages and cleansing skincare treatments. Elan Spa also makes clients feel special by accentuating their facial features with permanent makeup, Derma fillers, and Botox.