Allergic to the sun but addicted to self-tanning, Jeani Roth founded Faux Glow?a bronzing studio dedicated to giving clients a UV-free alternative to traditional tanning methods. Since opening in 2003, the business's organic sunless tanners and custom spray-tan services have garnered praise from the likes of NBC's Today and Allure magazine. Jeani spritzes bodies inch by inch during each service?using "surgical precision," according to Allure?and contours faces with her signature sun-kissed glow.
Skin Spa New York's seven Manhattan locations all represent the same business, but you wouldn't know it by stepping inside. That's because the spa strives to imbue each spot with the feel of its surrounding neighborhood, whether it's the bustling atmosphere of Midtown or the artsy character of Chelsea. Whatever the address, every studio brims with a mix of pamper-centric spa and results-oriented med-spa services using products such as PCA Clinical Skin Care and glo therapeutics. Private massages and full-body waxing complement the purifying effects of facials, which target individual issues such as blemishes and fine lines. Meanwhile, higher-tech treatments can revamp the entire body without a single incision, thanks to light-based techniques such as the collagen-boosting Laser Genesis, skin-tightening Titan laser, and anti-aging Photolight and Limelight facials, which remove signs of sun damage. A company-wide collection of more than 20 lasers can help clients rid themselves of hair by targeting and destroying the follicles that grow it. A plentiful stock of skincare serums is also available for purchase, allowing clients to keep their skin pristine at home.
In addition to caring for patients' health at her clinic Le Pavillon Garries, Dr. Rosetta Garries harnesses her medical skills to transform her guests' appearance at Tiffany Elle Esthetics. At the med spa, which is housed within her medical practice, she and her staff beautify guests with a lineup of noninvasive treatments, many of which work to reshape the body, including radio frequency skin-tightening treatments and ultrasonic fat-reduction sessions. The team also helps combat the signs of aging with chemical peels and injectables such as Radiesse and Botox, and aim their laser beams to rid bodies of unwanted hair, tattoos, and unidentified orbiting objects.
Though medically-minded in its approach and effectiveness, this beauty-oriented branch of her clinic is also designed to completely immerse clients in tranquility, providing what Dr. Garries calls "the ultimate oasis in a busy metropolis." Soft music lulls guests into serenity as they're engulfed by panoramic views of the skyline, and plush leather couches comfort guests as they discuss their prospective treatments.
Some spas offer lash extensions as an after thought, but not Lash Boucle. Here, lashes aren't just the main event, they're the only event?the sole specialty of a staff trained to help customers find the type of lash extensions that will best flatter their features and fit in with their lifestyle. Using extensions made from synthetic silk, real silk, or mink, the staff apply extensions one-by-one to the natural lashes, strategically placing anywhere from 60 to 120 fibers per eye, depending on how dramatic the customer wants their look to be. After several weeks, the specialists can perform touch-ups to replace any of the sultry strands that have fallen out, and they'll even replace any strands with protein build-up in order to make sure the lashes look as fresh and natural as possible.
A physician with more than 30 years of experience in women's health, Dr. Ronald Blatt owns MedSpa 44, where he teams up with an aesthetician who has spent more than 20 years performing skincare and laser services. Together, they help clients defy signs of aging and look their best. For instance, they use the strawberry laser, a class 2 cold laser system to help patients lose weight without surgery and the Cutera pearl fractional laser to reverse signs of aging such as fine lines and dinosaur scratches. Other procedures include laser skin resurfacing, facials, and dermal fillers?MedSpa 44 offers Botox, Juvederm, and Radiesse injections to ward off wrinkles and restore youthful complexions.
More than just a permanent cosmetics studio, Care Contour is a beauty boutique where artists pour over their client's complexions to discover the most flattering hues. The studio used to be based in London before a pod of dolphins pulled it over to Manhattan, and though it's only been in business for five years, it has established itself as a leader in natural pigmentation. The aestheticians specialize in permanent makeup that looks identical to top-shelf lipstick, eye liner, or brow pencils. When they're not glamorizing faces, the team deploys their skills for reconstructive work, disguising scars or working with women after breast cancer surgery.