Left untended, skin often reacts harshly, punishing its owner with age spots, acne, unexpected hair, and facial tics that spell out your darkest secrets in Morse code. Avoid angering your epidermis with today's Groupon to Nicola of London Body & Skin Care, located in downtown McLean. Choose from the following options:
- For $69, you get a microdermabrasion power peel (a $160 value).
- For $55, you get a lymphobiology facial (a $112 value).
- For $35, you get a Bermuda or Brazilian wax (up to a $70 value).
Nicola of London Body & Skin Care's team of aestheticians skillfully maintains beauty with both European and American skincare techniques. Set skin aglow with a 20-minute microdermabrasion power peel, a noninvasive exfoliation treatment that utilizes microcrystals to expunge flaking, nonliving skin cells. Although multiple treatments are recommended for best results, the initial peel is enough to leave skin radiant with cheerful new cells and powered-up collagen.
Fresh-face seekers can alternately reinvigorate skin with a 75-minute lymphobiology facial—Nicola's most popular treatment—which is geared toward all skin types and great for facial first-timers. The aesthetician cleanses and tones the skin and applies an enzyme, grains, or glycolic peel to wipe out impurities; a steam, mask, and shoulder massage are also included. Jealous fingers' egos are soothed and exteriors smoothed with an optional, complimentary hand treatment during the facial.
For those with errant-hair concerns, opt for the Bermuda bikini ($60) or Brazilian bikini wax ($70), both of which facilitate bikini-wearing and necessitate an awkward breakup conversation with your disposable razor.
Nicola of London Body & Skin Care
Before her passion for aesthetics brought her to the United States, England native Nicola Cattle, who trained in the United Kingdom, France, and Switzerland, worked with a dermatologist and plastic surgeon in London. There she learned how to treat patients suffering from severe acne and how to combine aesthetic treatments with dermatological treatments.
Now, at Nicola of London Body & Skin Care, she continues this work alongside her international team of licensed aestheticians. They transform clients using a blend of European and American beauty techniques potent enough to erase fine age lines from even the most grizzled sea captain.
They customize treatments to each client’s skin type, sometimes veering from their extensive menu of spa services. The beauty experts perform European and green-tea facials, microdermabrasions, five PCA peels, ultrasound and red-light skin therapy, and a range of relaxation massages. They also perform Lymphobiology treatments—a process that relies on an enzyme peel, glycolic peel, or exfoliating grains used in tandem with steam and lymphatic drainage.