During her more than 20 years in the beauty industry, Kimberly has earned certifications as a medical aesthetician instructor, laser specialist and master body artist and has performed nearly 10,000 medical procedures. Nowadays, she draws on her eclectic credentials at the helm of her eponymous laser center. With beams from FDA-approved Candela and Syneron laser systems, she and her staff, including Dr. Jack Cheng, can remove unwanted stubble, tighten wrinkled skin, and rejuvenate faces aged by the knowledge that the tooth fairy is actually a boozy out-of-work actor. Her permanent-makeup services streamline morning beauty routines, and her patients’ crow’s-feet and laugh lines temporarily disappear after injections of Botox, Restylane, and other cosmetic fillers. Kimberly’s team also performs spray tans and eyelash extensions.
Gyrotonic's restorative methods are in its name: "gyro" means spiral, and "tonic" means tone. Performed on a special Gyrotonic apparatus, this therapeutic exercise uses circular, low-impact movements to stretch and strengthen bodies—especially in the joints, spine, and abs. This mode of healing exemplifies the type of nontraditional practices the therapists and Pilates instructors at Above Physical Therapy often rely on, in addition to classic physical therapy.
Slender Life's slimming wraps nonsurgically detoxify, tighten, and tone bodies with each one-hour session. During treatment, a body-wrap technician sequesters bulge using contouring bandages soaked in warm, hypoallergenic mineral solutions. In compressing fat tissues stored between muscles, toxins gradually flee, which may result in trimmer hips, waistlines, and bio-topiaries. Demummified bodies may lose 6–20 inches and beam with reduced cellulite and stretch marks, all while flaunting suppler skin worthy of its own hieroglyphic.
The atmosphere at Bluefern Spa is all about the details. In the salt room, for instance, the crystalline white walls are interspersed with mosaics in soothing earth tones, ensuring clients' eyes are entertained while their lungs take in healthful minerals. The sauna beckons with wood benches and polished stone, while private treatment rooms put an emphasis on relaxation with rich fabrics and low lighting. Thoughtful touches extend to the treatments as well?facials include light massage, while body scrubs are augmented with enticing aromas. And, ensuring that interiors are pampered as much as exteriors, the spa serves guests complimentary coffee and tea, and invites them to order in refreshments from local restaurants or moms.
The holistic experts at Optimum Health fuse Western medicine and alternative therapies to tackle clients? health and wellness concerns. While chiropractors identify and treat disorders of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems, physical rehab specialists treat injuries and disabilities by crafting custom protocols composed of therapeutic exercises, hot and cold therapies, and neuromuscular re-education. Similarly, skilled massage therapists employ deep-tissue, myofascial, and trigger-point therapies to loosen and restore tense sinews. Doctors and nurse practitioners target pain at its source rather than merely covering up the symptoms with painkillers or a plastic tarp. Additionally, Optimum Health's specialists craft custom treatment plans for patients struggling with weight loss, nutrition, and stress as they target the underlying causes of health issues.
The team of stylists and cosmetologists at Sara Hair & Spa are devoted to helping their clients achieve silky-smooth hair and even smoother skin. While custom cuts and coloring services transform hair, threading and waxing treatments remove it from unwanted areas, such as the face or soles of the feet. Staff also perform soothing facials, and ready bridal parties for the big day with airbrush makeup or henna applications. To care for hair, the team relies on high-end products by Redken, Matrix, and Loreal?and to add color to faces, they use MAC Cosmetics. The salon's decor soothes visitors with a rich color palette of creams and reds.