The aestheticians at Spa in the Hollow believe in indulgence. Operating under the philosophy that life is "sweeter with a little instant gratification and self-indulgence," they've welcomed guests to their peaceful spa for over a decade. Visitors can begin their journeys in the Serenity Room, taking some light refreshment while basking in the glow of a fireplace. Then, for an elemental contrast, they might lie down beside a waterfall for a massage in the garden gazebo, set in a landscape that includes a pond landscaped with Eastern-style trees, rocks, and grasses. Drawing on a different kind of vegetation, mango or coconut lime pedicures soften feet as the hands cradle a complimentary cocktail designed to make their insides feel tropically smooth.
The award-winning Dr. Dinakar Golla, a board-certified plastic surgeon at Golla Center for Plastic Surgery and Sacred Image Med Spa, has been recognized by universities, Merck, and the national medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. When he's not lecturing, publishing articles, and teaching other surgeons to perfect their skills and properly quote medical dramas, Dr. Golla joins his team to help patients look and feel their best. Traditional surgical options, such as rhinoplasty and tummy tucks, join injectables and laser treatments to comprise a full menu of rejuvenating services.
Backed by a quarter-century?s worth of experience, Tracey and her staff at Pittsburgh Permanent Makeup & Laser Center zap away unwanted ink and make skin appear more youthful with paramedical aesthetic services. For tattoo removal, they utilize laser technology in a process that breaks ink particles into tiny fragments for the body to remove naturally. An expert makeup artist applies permanent makeup to brows, lids, and lips, and a certified collagen induction therapist administers collagen-induction therapy, which can reduce or eliminate the appearance of lines stemming from general aging. Their esthetician helps clients solve common and uncommon skin issues.
Backed by his skilled staff, Dr. Dinakar Golla—who studied at the renowned Boston University School of Medicine—customizes surgical and aesthetic treatments for the face, body, and skin at six locations. He revivifies sagging eyelids with blepharoplasty, cultivates svelte physiques with liposuction, and casts out unwanted hair and spider veins from the body's surface using high-tech lasers and exorcism. He and his team also perform a slate of noninvasive medical-spa services and massages to help further enhance beauty.
At Bangz! Bridgeville, the sun sheds its light through floor-to-ceiling windows on newly primped hairdos and nourished skin. As stylists crop split ends across from ornate wooden dressers, other staff members draw from botanical Danné Skin Revision formulas to subtract signs of acne and sun damage. Even the body's smallest trappings receive beautifying treatments: eyelash extensions augment fluttering lids, and colorful shellac manicures resist chipping without forcing patrons to type with their elbows.
Rachel A. Klein-Szymanski, the owner of Blue Lotus Spa, sees her beauty outpost as a culmination of her past 30 years of work in the beauty industry. Blue Lotus incorporates everything Rachel is passionate about in the industry?skin treatments, massages, and a full suite of hair services including extensions and wigs. Regardless of what kind of service a client requests, though, Rachel and her staff pursue the same simple goal: they want people to feel great about themselves by the time they leave.