As a certified doctor of natural medicine, an aesthetician with years of experience, and a natural-health consultant, Irina is anything but a one-trick skin specialist. She puts her diverse background to use unearthing beauty with custom facials and permanent-makeup applications that keep eyebrows properly arched, lips colourful, and beauty marks firmly planted. While her staff meticulously performs mani-pedis and antibacterial, antimicrobial nonwax hair-removal treatments, Irina helms electrolysis and IPL sessions, as well as holistic Bowen-therapy treatments, which employ short bursts of rolling, massage-like moves designed to restore bodily balance and incite natural healing.
Minx Salon started out as a simple spray-tanning spot, but soon blossomed to include eyelash-extension services as well. The staff here devotes their full attention to both to ensure clients receive golden tans before capturing flutter-worthy lashes. Aside from facilitating these services, the staff teaches classes on becoming a professional eyelash technician, including application techniques, aftercare products, and micro-braiding techniques for special occasions.
• For $65, you get the Dr. Renaud facial makeover (a $130 value). • For $129, you get three laser hair-removal sessions (up to a $285 value). Mi Casa's expert staff make over faces and smooth away unwanted hair in a 3,000-square-foot spa. During Dr. Renaud's expertly designed makeover, clients relax in included robes and slippers as dermis aficionados thoroughly analyze skin and apply a cosmetic peel that leaves faces as pure as a soft-spoken golden goose. A hydrating serum replenishes parched pores, and a Lumilift mask smoothes, lifts, and tightens face canvases. Skilled hands deftly paint skin in complexion enhancers packed with horse chestnut to decongest heads and bolster microcirculation. Finally, mascara thickens eyelashes and a Diva lip-plumping balm renders mouths ready to kiss nearby puppies.
At CoCo Laser & Body Care, laser-based and manual therapies combine on a menu designed for whole-body rejuvenation. Painting new appearances with broad strokes, lasers divest patients of unwanted hair or fat and hand-applied airbrush tans simulate a sun-kissed look. More detailed treatments highlight areas of aesthetic importance, such as by lengthening eyelashes, exfoliating faces, or polishing mint-condition coin tattoos.
Clients rest among modern artwork and steel accents in Dreams Laser & Spa’s red-and-black lounge before heading to private rooms covered in white. This less stimulating color helps ease clients’ minds and senses as aestheticians exfoliate their skin with glycolic peels, brighten smiles with AuraWhite, and define eyes with lash extensions.
Though the services provided at Vanish Laser and Beauty Central Inc. are high-end, the studio maintains a down-to-earth feel as experienced technicians keep an open line of communication with clients from the first complimentary consultation to their last beauty treatment. By consulting with clients, technicians are able to formulate a clear plan for beautification, which can include diamond-tip microdermabrasion, Aura White teeth-whitening treatments, vein removal, and green tea–infused It Works! body wraps that detoxify the body and firm the skin. Customers also can obtain clearer complexions with the aid of advanced intense-pulsed-light lasers, which work double time as skin is inundated with heated wavelengths that destroy hair at the root, purge dead skin cells, and sometimes grant superpowers.