Salon W and Spa burnishes bodies from bangs to toenail using brand-name products. Skin rules inside the spa's private treatment rooms, where aestheticians draw inner beauty outward with glycolic peels, skin-resurfacing facials, and Jan Marini skincare products. On the salon floor, stylists add dimension to locks with highlights backed by haircare products from Davines and Bumble and bumble. Massages come in seven editions, from an aromatherapy version that includes fragrant essential oils to a hot-stone variety that both melts the tension in clients' backs and warms the pies in their overalls.
At TrueGlo MedSpa, a team of medical professionals and aestheticians—including two registered nurse practitioners—combats blemishes of all kinds with a range of skin-enhancing services and anticellulite treatments. Staffers wield advanced laser technology as they diminish the appearance of veins and even out pigmentation with IPL skin rejuvenation. Diamond-tip microdermabrasion treatments suck away debris and indiscreet Batman masks, and Botox injections erase evidence of prolonged squints or frowns. FDA-approved GentleLase and GentleYAG lasers target forested areas for hair removal, sending pain-free pulses through the skin to result in permanently smooth legs and arms.
Former Londoner Vivien Henderson spent four years working on chiropractic patients dealing with pain and dysfunction before she opened the doors to her own massage studio. In addition to modalities such as gentle Swedish massage and therapeutic deep-tissue massage, she practices treatments such as craniosacral therapy, a gentle, powerful light-touch approach that acts through the central nervous system to assist in improving function in the whole body, and hot-basalt-stone massages with essential oils induce relaxation.
Within the tranquil, spa-like atmosphere of Fleur de Paris Skin Care Institute, aesthetician and native Frenchwoman Sylvie Sevrain is working with serious science. The skincare expert has a PhD in skin biology and cosmetology and has done research on the effects of hormones on skin-aging prevention. Sevrain has worked for major cosmetic firms. She's also a member of the Dermatology Skin Care Specialists and the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. But upon listening to her French accent in an atmosphere that, according to Palm Beach – Live Work Play, is "painted a soft, robin’s egg blue with beautifully hand painted floral décor," guests are more likely to think of Juliette Binoche than Marie Curie.
Sevrain continually draws on her expansive knowledge while caring for the complexions of men, women, and teens. She performs classic French facials or specialized treatments with products such as Environ, a plastic-surgeon-developed line that nourishes the skin with vitamins and alpha-hydroxy acids. Sevrain can diminish wrinkles as a certified Bellanina-facelift massage specialist, and offers advanced treatments including chemical peels and ultrasonic therapy. She and her team pamper bodies with fragrant scrubs, hot-stone massages, and waxing services that are ideal for clients heading to the beach or American werewolves heading to Paris.
Eden St. Julien has applied her seasoned massage skills within the spas of lavish five-star resorts. She's also worked in the medical field treating injured muscles with therapeutic bodywork under the instruction of esteemed physicians. Once she honed a fine touch for both pampering and clinical care, St. Julien propped open her table and opened Mist of Eden, where her divergent experiences intersect with massages that cater to both the physical and spiritual form. As a skincare specialist, St. Julien is also flaunts a slate of facials, which blend customized masks with Dermalogica products to retire blemishes and diminish signs of aging, such as wrinkles or the autographs of famous dinosaurs.
After spending two decades perfecting her ability to cultivate physical beauty and well-being, Nancy Reagan opened Bella Reina Spa to share her wealth of knowledge with a growing number of beneficiaries. An experienced aesthetician, makeup artist, nail professional, and nutrition expert, she has yet to find a specialty she cannot master, and her all-around savvy may explain the bourgeoning popularity of her boutique, spa, and retail shop.
Visitors to the spa pass through a glistening entryway lit by the reflective crystals of square chandeliers hanging above. Beyond the entrance’s high-gloss black floors and velvet-flecked wallpaper, Nancy and her team of professional aestheticians moisturize skin with facials and brush cheeks with an array of cosmetics. Her relaxing massages nullify aches accrued from day-to-day stresses or collisions with the spa’s elegant and smudge-free floor-to-ceiling mirrors.