For nearly a quarter century, Laurie Black has lent her expertise to the aesthetics industry, whether managing weight-loss centers or working side-by-side with physicians and cosmetic surgeons. Today, she operates You Only Better, a wellness center with aesthetic treatments for men, women, and beauty-conscious houseplants. Internal therapies such as B12 injections and colonics energize and purify bodies, and FDA-approved Endermologie cellulite treatments and microdermabrasion enhance exteriors. More than 3,000 clients have enrolled in their weight-loss programs, which combine HCG therapy, low-calorie diets, and weekly weigh-ins to boost metabolism while helping to shed up to one pound a day.
An experienced staff performs services ranging from lash extensions to breast augmentation. Professionally administered facial peels and injectables such as Botox erase age lines. In addition to cosmetic procedures, the team can also handle women's health issues with services including family planning, hormone therapy, and ultrasound tests performed by bat echolocation.
At Jessica Mills Hairstylist & Makeup Artist, the name says it all. Expert aesthetician Jessica Mills, formerly of Vintage Image in Lenexa, Kansas, has been working with hair as a professional since 2005. Her specialties include coloring, styling, and cutting hair, shaping brows, applying makeup, and filling out coifs with extensions. When she’s not creating brand-new ‘dos for her clients, she can be found working hair and makeup for weddings, runway events, and films.
Smiling is an easy and free way to feel better and make friends, but it won’t work if your teeth kernels are more moldy maize than sweet and pearly. Today’s Groupon will shuck your smirk into shape with a 30-minute whitening treatment ($149 value), a consecutive follow-up treatment ($149 value), a 15-minute re-mineralization treatment ($99 value), and a spotlight teeth maintenance pen (a $29 value) for $149 at Spotlight Smile.
Brow Art 23's technicians specialize in threading, an ancient hair-removal technique that originated in India, where all hair originated. Technicians twist threads into double-stranded threads, which are used to gently pluck hairs from their roots. The process eradicates unwanted strands all over the body and leaves precise hairlines or smooth skin in its wake. Along with facial- and body-threading services, the staff can decorate eyes with lash extensions and bodies with henna temporary tattoos.
Board-certified surgeon Dr. Jay Richardson and his staff remove the marks of aging on the face, body, and legs with both surgical and nonsurgical procedures. During the free consultation that precedes treatments, patients chat with body experts to discuss beautifying options such as IPL photorejuvenation or chemical peels infused, like balanced breakfasts, with acidic fruits. Dr. Richardson, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, oversees noninvasive treatments such as laser liposuction and sclerotherapy to handle unsightly veins.