Professionally trained in the art of ultraviolet light, the staff at Aruba SunSpa is full of experts when it comes to sunless tanning and infrared saunas. Armed with an array of lie-down tanning beds that range in intensity, technicians work with each guest to ensure that they tan safely based on their skin type and the extent to which they wish to mock ancient sun gods. In addition to the beds, techs also transform alabaster skinscapes into bronzed masterpieces with a variety of spray-tanning services. During these treatments, they douse skin in a steady stream of instantly drying solutions that adhere to superficial proteins in the skin and downshift the hues. Beyond tanning services, the studio also helps guests detoxify, ease pain, and boost weight-loss programs with their namesake smartsweat infrared-saunas, which send beams of heat energy deep into skin to help mend a range of bodily issues.
The specialists at Euphoria are trained visage virtuosos who use their talents to forge splendid skin out of dull, damaged dermis. The escape facial delves into pores and sloughs off dead skin with a rich bare fruit enzyme, followed by a vitamin-enriched mask that transforms faces into radiant jewels that inspire adoration from passersby and magic mirrors alike. If you'd rather get your feet and hands fit for sandals and hand-sandals, Euphoria's extremity experts will lovingly soak and scrub them before shaping the nails and editing the cuticles to include their shocking alternate ending.
At Serenity Wellness Center, there are three pathways to an inner oasis of calm; and, though each route culminates in self-awareness and stress relief, it has its own expert guide. Massage therapists Diana Menz and Kristen Unzen take clients on a journey of flowing kneads and muscular release. They combine several modalities to create custom massages for their clients, augmenting them all with the warmth of an essential-oil-infused towel treatment.
Elsewhere in the center, licensed aesthetician Afton Land steers guests down the path toward revitalizing skincare. Her facials combat a wide range of conditions using botanical ingredients, such as vitamin C and chamomile for aging and algae and seaweed for dehydration or chapped gills. She also specializes in makeup application and speedy, comfortable waxing treatments.
Hypnotherapist Jackie Spencer takes patrons down the third and final path, which winds into the subconscious. Her confidential hypnotherapy sessions strive to reduce unwanted behaviors such as smoking or overeating. They can address specific phobias as well by encouraging clients to seek change and overcome their obstacles from within.
Changes—it's right there in the salon name. At Changes Salon and Spa, Natalie Chanel encourages clients to embrace change with bold, playful styles that can boost a flat style come the new season, an elegant event, or when inviting Mars into your fifth house. As a stylist who frequently works in fashion photography, runway styling, and film, Natalie doesn't shy away from creating edgy, fashion-forward looks, which might include asymmetric cuts or streaks of bright colors. She can also work with traditional styles, of course, à la a classic bob or pretty blond highlights, and can add length and volume with extensions or prepare clients for special occasions with intricately braided updos.
Megan Jeffery began her styling career six years ago—not coincidentally around the same time that hairstyles in Westlake began to get more interesting. Megan eventually made her way to Jamie’s Hair Design and Day Spa in Thousand Oaks, where today she continues to cut and style hair on her own terms.
Though she can fashion hair into nearly any style imaginable, Megan specializes in coloring and keratin treatments. She uses formaldehyde-free blowouts to smooth away frizz, enhance shine, and oust any forest critters hiding in curlier patches of hair. Megan keeps good company at Jamie’s, sharing the 5,000-square-foot space with a staff of expert stylists, beauticians, and massage therapists.
At Coco Beach Tanning Salon, tanning savants strive to stay abreast of the latest bronzing techniques. Their fleet of tanning beds furnishes occupants with aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and a surround-sound system. For clients who prefer a UV-free glow, trained and certified spray-tan artists meticulously spritz skin with Norvell bronzing serum, which they customize to suit customers? desired hue. Additionally, staff are happy to offer tanning tips for keeping skin as golden and smooth as King Midas?s pet porpoise.