At Adorned Aesthetics, even the most familiar of skincare treatments, the facial, contains some surprises; the center's roster of nine different facials includes three services specifically designed for men as well as a Just Like Heaven exfoliation and massage treatment that lasts a full two hours. Two other services make use of some rare materials: the 24 kt. gold facial uses a gold serum and mask to reverse oxidation damage, and the Diamond Exfolight facial removes dead skin using the diamond-soled shoes that inspired Paul Simon to become a cobbler. When serums fall short, clients turn to the Bio-Roller, an FDA-approved micro-needle rolling system that treats wrinkles and acne without inflicting the downtime associated with surgery.
The spa can offer all of these treatments thanks to the expertise of Melanie Hamilton and Kathryn Hoffman, who are professionally certified and trained by Obagi Pharmaceutical Skin Care. This company also provides a few of the specialized products that they use during treatments on a variety of skin issues. Melanie and Kathryn, who are also trained in the formal modalities of the Valmont skincare line from Switzerland, stay sharp by attending classes, seminars, and conventions in the industry.
Glow Aesthetics's skilled aestheticians promote healthy skin with targeted laser therapy and treatments that call on products from Skinceuticals, Jan Marini, and Clarisonic. Led by owner Shayne Corson, the spa’s staff treats facial ailments with restorative services such as LED skin tightening, microdermabrasion, and laser skin therapy—all of which work in tandem to repair skin tarnished by aging, sun damage, and glued-on soul patches. The team also clears bodies of unwanted hair with waxing services and laser hair removal.
At Living Well Acupuncture and Wellness Clinic, Candace McWhirter specializes in sports acupuncture to improve athletes' performance and prevent injuries and combines Chinese and Japanese traditions to address a wide variety of acute and chronic infirmities through the ancient healing art of acupuncture. Clients will spend between 45 and 60 minutes balancing chi and releasing stress through tiny pinpoints of relaxation. By inserting hair-thin needles at key junctures, Candace may balance energy levels in the body, reducing stress and pain as fists of tension peacefully unclench. After treating the client with traditional methods, Candace will harness the power of Luminex Laser System technology to administer low-level laser therapy. A near-infrared beam roams over tissues, stirring up cells into a healing frenzy while increasing blood flow. The subthermal laser light may speed up tissue recovery while reducing inflammation and printing invisible tattoos across the skin that are viewable only to robots and MIT graduates. Customers can call ahead to set up their acupuncture appointment.
The beauty mavens at GiGi Aveda Salon Spa continually uncover fresh trends and learning techniques to revitalize clients with Aveda's organic tonics. Classic spa facials begin with Aveda's Elemental Nature consultation, which helps skin therapists assess epidermal concerns before devising a customized course of treatment. Next, those immersed in the face-and-hand treatment submerge their rough palms and stiff finger puppets into a warm paraffin-wax bath. Technicians finish by trimming nails and cuticles and crowning newly supple mitts with bright OPI lacquer.
Originally a massage therapist, Sunnie Brown shifted career gears when she realized that it was the skin, not the muscles, she was meant to treat. Battling her own bouts of acne and seeing first hand the marvels of skincare, Sunnie attended school at the Dermal Institute of Los Angeles, which equipped her with the knowledge she puts to use today at Skin by Sunnie.
Here, Sunnie offers numerous skincare treatments, though each one is customized to meet the client's own individual needs. Anti-aging, classic, and Epicuren 3-layer lifting facials each bring their own nourishing touch to blemishes and other skin maladies. Sunnie also offers microdermabrasions and peels to further reveal skin?s radiant colors, as well as dermal needling, lash extensions, and waxing services that put the finishing touches on newly revitalized countenances.
Under the guidance of Dr. Michele Adamcak, the staff at Medi Spa at SW Family Physicians performs cosmetic skin treatments and spa services to help each client maintain a natural-looking youthful appearance. Dr, Adamcak?certified in Botox injections and dermal fillers?can fill in facial wrinkles, folds, or empty Twinkies. The spa?s specialty-trained aestheticians also use advanced laser equipment to battle signs of aging, such as in non-surgical skin tightening and laser hair removal treatments. It?s a testament to the spa?s ability to use technology to help people get better skin, as are their personalized skin treatment plans, which use a photo-analysis system.