Licensed massage therapist Stacey Garrett ushers bodies into uncharted states of serenity with therapeutic massages enhanced with restorative botanicals and oils. She combines the massage's power to pamper with its ability to help detox the body, squeezing out embedded toxins with practiced pressure and triggering the body’s lymphatic system with red-rice scrubs, purifying masks, and herbs.
During each Thai herbal massage, hot-stone massage, or craniosacral-therapy session, Stacey sets the stage for personalized comfort by adjusting the lighting, music, wallpaper pattern, and temperature to her clients' preferences. She also encourages clients to make mental notes of sensations and feelings felt during their massage in order to heighten body awareness and give them a deeper understanding of what types of treatment will suit their recurring discomfort.
The Spa at Pure Salon is powered by the certified skills of massage therapist Nikki Sanders and aesthetician Rachel Sauls. After earning their stripes working at high-end spas throughout the Raleigh area, the duo settled down and opened its own luxury oasis. In addition to a certification in LaStone therapy, Nikki claims expertise in an array of massage modalities, including deep-tissue techniques and prenatal massage. Rachel's multifaceted knowledge of skincare has led her to discover and employ upscale Osmosis skincare products, which enhance facial treatments with DNA repair technology. The pair conspires to reward its most loyal clients, granting discounts to regular customers or to those who guess the correct number of freckles that have visited the spa over the years.
Dr. Calderon, owner of Elite MedSpa, takes a forward-thinking approach to laser skincare technology. First impelled to pick up a laser more than a decade ago when a member of her family was diagnosed with melanoma, Dr. Calderon has sought to spread awareness of cancer prevention through laser technologies, as well as the cosmetic benefits of lasers on sun-damaged and aging skin. Dr. Calderon and her team enact more than 25 beautifying services, including laser-centric tattoo and hair removal, as well as Cool Lipo, which uses minimally invasive lasers to dissolve body fat and tighten skin. The med spa also treats acne-prone skin with FDA-approved lasers and prescriptions, and offers dozens of beauty products from its online store.
The skincare specialists at each independently owned and operated Facelogic follow the same mantra: to bring out the best in each client. To do this, the technicians work through a brief questionnaire and skin analysis to determine which of the menu’s 10-plus facials best suit each client's skin. Signature facials rely on Facelogic’s own Signature skincare line, which uses botanical-based formulas and advanced cosmetic and pharmaceutical combinations to cleanse, exfoliate, and moisturize. The Elite facial covers skin with products from brands such as Peter Thomas Roth, Éminence, and Image Skincare. All facials include an arm-and-shoulder massage, and can be enhanced with a range of add-ons, including chemical peels and sonnets composed by the aesthetician.
At A Summer Day Spa, Summer Hanna leads a team of licensed spa professionals that helps guide patients toward wellness with such services as massage, skin treatments, and nutrition products. Summer crafts massages to address the specific needs of each client, combining modalities such as therapeutic massage, which targets chronic pain from athletics or overuse, and lomilomi, an ancient Hawaiian massage technique that relaxes tendons tense from stress or exhausting hula tournaments. She also cares for other parts of the body through stimulating sea-salt scrubs and body wraps, and assists in creating a balanced diet by providing health, wellness, and nutrition products. :m]]
Under the careful supervision of Dr. Quan Nguyen, BioDerm Skin Care and Laser Center's licensed medical professionals perform a slew of noninvasive cosmetic services. Using IPL laser energy, they eliminate patient's unwanted hair, spider veins, and tattoos, or help them diminish the urge to smoke by directing laser beams at trigger areas, such as ears, faces, hands, or kitten tattoos. Though specializing in laser therapy, they extend their aesthetic reach into the anti-aging cookie jar, performing microdermabrasions and Botox and Restylane injections, along with proffering an array of skincare products, including BioDerm and Obagi.
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