Although smooth skin may be the mark of youth and beauty, it also makes forensic face printing impossible, leaving your skin free to commit crimes without getting caught. Efface your dermal fingerprint with today's Groupon: for $129, you get a Vi Peel at Isis Skin & Body in Oakland (a $350 value).
An MD-operated facility, Isis Skin & Body transforms skin texture, tones its tone, and brings clarity to its lottery number predictions with the help of gentle, non-invasive treatments. The Vi Peel levels fine lines, reduces scars, and banishes blemishes, leaving behind nothing but beautifully unadorned facial planes. Age spots, freckles, and hyper-pigmentation will dissipate, collagen will be stimulated, and visage voles will be shooed from their dermal burrows, with full results turning up in about a week. Safe for all skin-types, the painless procedure requires little down time and no preparation, allowing patients to score firmer, smoother skin without taking time off of work or pulling out of the competitive apple bobbing circuit.
Named for the Egyptian goddess of beauty, Isis provides treatments aimed at everything from acne, aging skin, cellulite, varicose veins, and pores that leak glitter. The modern facility offers a calming, therapeutic environment full of plush white armchairs and chaise lounges.
- I have had consistently positive experiences with Isis and highly recommend the center to anyone. I am very impressed with the quality of advice and treatment and also the products they use. – Liz G., Yelp, 12/30/10
- They peformed a peel, which gave my skin an instant, healthy, silky sheen. Having such great-looking skin after only one peel was an unexpected personal thrill for me. – fatimaj, Citysearch
Isis Skin & Body
At Isis Skin & Body, medical director Dr. Noha Aboelata grants her patients' desires for beauty with a gentle touch, exclusively performing noninvasive rejuvenation treatments that employ the latest advancements in aesthetic upkeep. The practice is split between laser-based and topical therapies that both remediate existing problems and stimulate of the body's natural healing mechanisms.
Lasers earn their keep and daily continental breakfasts with work in three principle areas: routing unwanted hair, healing nail fungus, and helping to firm and smooth contours all over the body. To ensure topical treatments are safe for all skin types, Dr. Aboelata handpicks the products used in each service, which range from custom acne-scar treatments to eight types of chemical peels. Online forms dotting the company's website encourage curious visitors to start their restorative journey with a free analysis by identifying their skin and body concerns from a list that will help the staff to suggest a fitting course of treatment.
In tribute to its eponymous Egyptian goddess, the white and gold spa takes rich decorating cues from ancient palace-inspired aesthetics and the advice of style-blogging mummies. Columns capped with gold lotuses rise up to the entry hall's high ceiling, and gilded folding screens backdrop chaise lounges covered in bolts of lustrous, eggshell-colored cloth.