From Brows to Lasers—Our Beauty Picks will put a Spring in Your Step

The Brows

It’s all about the brows. From runways to fashion ads, models are flaunting thick and full eyebrows. Microblading is a semi-permanent tattoo done with a superfine pen that etches in “hair-like” strokes that fill in thin eyebrows to give a more natural look.

“Brows really define and frame your face and open up your eyes,” says Sarika Patel, Microblading Specialist/Permanent Makeup Artist with Glo Medical Aesthetics. “Microblading adds more dimension and is ideal for women who pencil in their brows every day.”

It requires two appointments to get the ideal brow and takes about two hours per session. Microblading lasts 12–18 months. Prices range from $550-$650 and consultations are free. Glomedmemphis.com

If Microblading is out of your budget, for now, Sarika recommends these eyebrow pencils to give you a natural look.

Anastasia Brow Definer

This retractable pencil has a unique triangular tip that can be used three different ways to outline and fill brows. $23, Anastasiabeverlyhills.com

Benefit Cosmetics Goof Proof Brow Pencil 

It features a custom, non-sharpen “goof-proof” tip, a soft color, and a glide-on formula for easy and fast brow filling. $24, Benefitcosmetics.com


The Skin

It’s time to get your skin in shape for summer. Get rid of rosacea, sun damage, blemishes, spider veins, acne scars, and even wrinkles and droopy skin. Photorejuvenation has never been faster with the new Excel V laser treatment. Improve overall skin texture and tone with a gentle, non-invasive procedure. Most lasers take multiple sessions to achieve noticeable results, but many procedures performed with the Excel V will require just a single treatment, and results are visible almost immediately.

“After performing laser treatments for over 10 years at Solutions, the Excel V results are the best results I have seen thus far,” says Kate Gassaway, Family Nurse Practitioner and owner of Solutions Medical Center. “It is the most advanced technology, and we have had great customer satisfaction.”

Treatments begin at $400. Consultations are free. Solutionsmedicalcenter.com


The Face

The premier anti-aging treatment is the 4-layer facial, which is seaweed-based. Experience layers of pure, fresh European and American seaweed to dramatically rejuvenate, tone, deeply cleanse, and firm the appearance of dry or aged skin. Every step of the facial is a uni-dose preparation, which is only opened and used at the time of application. Skin feels cleaner and looks younger. $125, Calmininfluence.com


The Face & Body

Get that sun-kissed look without the harmful rays with Clarins Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster for Face, $32

Clarinsusa.com

No sun, no worries. Get a naturally bronzed glow anyway. L’Oreal’s Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Serum is quick-drying and streak-free. It lasts up to two weeks. $10.99, Lorealparisusa.com

By Hailey Thomas

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