Kalologie's expert beauty gurus offer a first-class selection of pampering services, earning the franchise a spot on Elle magazine's 2008 list of Top 10 Beauty Boutiques. The staff exfoliates faces with more than 10 varieties of facials and peels, using the boutique's own line of products custom formulated from medical-grade ingredients free of parabens and sulfates. Therapists also treat clients with massage modalities such as Swedish, shiatsu, and deep-tissue, as well as waxing treatments that use specially formulated hard and soft wax for all areas of the body. Airbrush spray tans round out the menu of services, leaving bodies with a bronze hue similar to that achieved by bathing in a tub of melted-down doorknobs.
With more than 10 years of beauty-industry experience, massage therapist and aesthetician Christine Rasmussen knows aesthetic treatments inside and out. And at her beauty haven, Skin, she requires that her staff does, too. Together, the knowledgeable team of certified technicians creates a welcoming space where they personalize each skincare and body service. Aestheticians reach for skin-type specific Ayur-Medic and Dermalogica products to enhance the cleansing effects of facial or the exfoliating impact of a chemical peel or diamond microdermabrasion. This same attention to detail can be found during customized body treatments, which range from trigger-point therapy and lomilomi massages to a detoxifying body scrub made with sea salt or a sugar mixture infused with fruit, chocolate, and coffee ingredients.
Skin's dedicated team also provides mobile spa treatments and spa parties, both of which can be performed in the comfort of the client's home, office, or giant, walk-in makeup compact.
Simply put, Eric Charles has healing hands. These hands can perform a variety of massages that detoxify the body, prevent injury, and alleviate chronic discomfort. Rather than limit himself to traditional modalities such as Swedish and deep tissue, Charles stretches his skill set to accommodate Hawaiian-style lomilomi and Thai massages that apply gentle pressure to the body?s energy points. He also performs sports massages that break up tension with Swedish-style strokes and strategically placed knuckleballs.
Weena Octaviano, the massage therapist behind Massage by Weena in Studio Bijoux, has been relieving pain and bringing bodies into balance since 1995. She specializes in the somatic technique, a healing therapy that aligns the mind, body, and spirit through deep-tissue massage, breath work, and mental focusing techniques. Clients can also opt for other treatments, including relaxation massages and healing stone massages.
Working within Studio Bijoux, aesthetician Juliet revitalizes clients' complexions with individually tailored facials. Following a skin-type assessment, she determines the ideal treatments to beautify skin of any sensitivity, whether administering peels, facials, or microdermabrasion treatments. She also offers a myriad of other services to beautify the face and body.
At Massage by Piroska, located within West Coast Cuts & Colors hair salon, a licensed massage therapist in practice since 2001 kneads away tension and pain. Specialties include relaxing Swedish massages, sports massages, and hot-stone sessions that calm the body and the mind. Indulge with add-ons such as scalp massages and exfoliating foot scrubs.