Zebra prints, exposed brick, and painted walls reminiscent of Mark Rothko’s color fields encircle visitors to Best Impressions Med Spa, a spa whose interior is at once intimate and eye-catching. Just like its eclectic mix of decor—which also includes crystal floor lamps and floral accents—Med Spa's menu adheres to the principle of inclusivity: skin, body, and hair treatments are all represented on the lengthy list of services. A team of professional stylists transforms tangled strands into flowing locks with cut and color treatments, and across the spa aestheticians revive skin with an exfoliating peel or a facial infused with vitamins, minerals, and soothing chicken noodle soup.
Both co-owners of HealthPoint RX help patients decide what to put in their bodies—family nurse practitioner Ginger Dailey by recommending medications and delivering injections of Botox and Juvéderm, and licensed dietician Annsley Ulrich by designing nutrition plans. Together, they run a facility where sclerotherapy vanquishes spider veins and appetite suppressants curb the urge to splice your genes with those of a cake. Perhaps most importantly, their monthly nutritional counseling outfits clients with personalized meal plans, a practice that helps them lose weight without endangering their health.
Under the direction of licensed physician Dr. Briggs Cook Jr.–who is also a board-certified facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon–Pure Medspa & Facial Plastic Surgery of Huntersville’s dedicated staff help retain clients’ youthful appearances with the latest anti-aging technology. Highly trained and licensed aestheticians reduce the appearance of aging with chemical peels, microderm, vibraderm and DermaSweep. They also offer laser treatments such as Thermage to firm skin, and ultrasonic cavitation to easily and safely melt fat from troubled areas.
Board-certified surgeon Dr. Bruce Marko has a light touch for body sculpting and facial rejuvenation at Enhanced Images Medical, eschewing the "no pain, no gain" beauty philosophy. Dedicated to minimally invasive procedures, he has continually sought out new, gentle technology since he completed his surgical residency at the Orlando Regional Medical Center and saw the wrinkles Linda Hamilton developed while screaming in The Terminator. His specialty in microscopic hair transplantation represents both his technical precision—he painstakingly duplicates the original growth pattern with new follicles—and his interest in creating a natural look with small adjustments. He also takes his time with patients, who develop a safe, effective route toward their ideal look during free 20-minute conferences.
Although Dr. Marko can lift slack cheeks with a few deft incisions, he maintains a collection of five cosmetic injections to smooth facial creases with little more than a pinprick. Erchonia and Cynosure lasers help patients to sidestep weight-loss surgery and skin-rejuvenation techniques that abrade cheeks through exposure to Fran Drescher's laugh, and the lasers can also rout toenail fungus and unwanted hair.
When state-certified medical aesthetician Rachel Roff decided to open Urban Skin Solutions, she envisioned a place where clients of all skin tones could come in to improve their complexions. Her vision led to the development of various skincare treatments, including peels, facials, and microdermabrasions. The processes are all bolstered by Urban Skin Rx, a line of clinical products suitable for patrons with any type of skin and almost any favorite Power Ranger. In treatment rooms, a medical doctor helps Rachel and her team of technicians harness the power of beauty injections and laser-energy systems in their effort to accomplish patrons’ aesthetic dreams.
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