What is semi-permanent makeup?
Also known as micro-pigmentation, semi-permanent makeup is an exciting new procedure where carefully applied permanents of natural iron oxide are placed onto the dermal layer of the skin.
It’s hypo-allergenic and there are no fragrances, emollients or other ingredients added.
Doctor of Chiropractic Gus Sofos realigns crooked spines to help alleviate pain across the body. He aims to quash short-term neck and back pain caused by strenuous physical activity. Other ailments relieved through his services include headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, and disk herniation of the neck or back.
Over the course of more than 30 years, Alan Handelsman and his associates have helped thousands of patients through a combination of Tibetan herbal foot baths and acupuncture. He examines each patient’s medical history, asks questions about their lifestyle, and checks the health of the tongue as well as the pulse to determine the best holistic treatment.
Acupuncture opens up channels of energy throughout the body to foster healing and well-being, and it can be used to treat musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and circulatory issues, among others. It’s also been known to help patients quit smoking as well as lose weight.
The towering poppies on the walls of Fashion Diva Spa seem to emit enough tantalizing aromas to suit their size. Honey, green tea, and citrus scents waft throughout the red-and-white wonderland, whose furniture strikes a crisp, modern contrast to the flowers. The smells don't emanate from their painted blooms, however—they stem from the baths along a pedicure bench, from the adjacent nail stations, and from private treatment rooms, where hot herbal compresses and lava stones help massage therapists loosen muscular knots. Of course, they might also drift up from complimentary cups of hot or iced tea, a warmer greeting than a welcome mat that's been set aflame.
The combined nail salon and day spa pampers guests with luxurious services to match each alluring fragrance. Cocoa-perfumed cream softens legs during a chocolate pedicure, whereas a mix of essential oils colors the aromatherapy facial. The vitamin C in skincare masks and the kelp in body wraps evince the menu's reliance on natural ingredients—a commitment the staff honors with its mink eyelash extensions, whose strands were painlessly harvested by brushing live mink on Russian farms.
Additionally, a focus on customization transforms even the most everyday treatments. Aestheticians apply specialized formulas for different skin types during waxing and airbrush tanning appointments. On a personal level, the team makes a point of memorizing clients' names, fostering an atmosphere of congeniality and closeness without preceding every massage with a trust fall onto the table.
Studio Cesar Inc.'s eponymous manager Cesar A. Barragan uses his own multifaceted skillset as a salon artist to curate a talented team of hairstylists, manicurists, makeup artists, and fashion designers. Beneath the gold-flecked walls of the salon, stylists sculpt new looks at three stations equipped with floor-length mirrors. Many of the hair experts specialize in color services, such as subtle ombre highlights and dimension-boosting lowlights, along with distinctive updos studded with snaking braids and precisely pinned curls. A spa menu dedicated solely to men, meanwhile, polishes up exteriors with beard trims, facials, waxing, and massages. In the lobby, clients awaiting hair coloring, manicures, and makeup application lounge on two white couches, which are also waiting to be dyed blond.
Inside the monochromatic confines of Plush Salon, a team of hairstylists stands over a row of white leather chairs, doting on heads with shears and brushes laden with professional hair color. Voted the best salon by White Plains Patch readers in 2012, the beauty haven is helmed by founders; Anthony Fidanza and Kristy Fidanza and, who collaborated on the design of the savvy interior.