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LITTLE BLACK BEAUTY BOOK Where to go for all the best primping and pampering. Cut: Ishi at Salon Ishi The owner of the Zen salon (whose clientele includes Carey Mulligan and former Yankee Johnny Damon) comes up with the most fl attering cuts, no matter your hair type or face shape. 70 E. 55th St., 212.888.4744, salonishi. com Manicure/Pedicure: Acqua Beauty Bar Whether you go for the basic manicure using exfoliants and moisturizers, or a pedicure like the citrus-scented “creamsicle,” expect a thoroughly spa-worthy experience. 7 E. 14th St., 212.620.4329, acquabeautybar.com PL Astic sURGeoNs Celebs routinely turn to Dr. Dan Baker (65 E. 66th St., 212.734.9695, danielbakermd. com), who’s known worldwide as the master of the less-invasive “short-scar lift.” If you’re looking for a more defi ned jaw or fuller features, Dr. Robert Silich (121A E. 83rd St., 212.628.6800, robertsilichmd.com) should be at the top of your list. And Dr. Jess Ting (5 E. 98th St., 212.241.4410) is renowned for breast reconstruction, microsurgery and hand surgery, as well as his impressive research on nerve regeneration. Best city of the B E AUT Y Facial: Nathalie Dinoia at Yasmine Djerradine This remodeling treatment utilizes electric current to tone muscles and bring back youthful contours, and blasts of vitamin-fueled oxygen to make skin glow. 30 E. 60th St., 212.588.1771, yasminedjerradine.com GRILL MASTER Dr. Marc Lowenberg DeNtists As a prosthodontist trained in the restoration of the mouth, Dr. Steven Butensky (16 E. 52nd St., 212.486.6622, aesthetic-dentist. com) accurately envisions the perfect fi nal result long before he creates it. Dr. Marc Lowenberg (230 Central Park S., 212.586.2890, lowenbergandlituchy.com) fashions radiant veneers that look completely natural, and Dr. Jason Kasarsky (635 Madison Ave., 212.838.8230, jkdds. com), a pioneer in laser dentistry, utilizes three diff erent lasers to shape teeth without anesthetics, and to scale teeth and treat gums. Color: Nicole Gache at Valery Joseph This artistic colorist is conservative enough to indulge society ladies, yet edgy enough to care for the oft-tinted tresses of Lady Gaga. 1044 Madison Ave., 212.517.2333, valeryjoseph.com Massage: Graceful Services Don’t let the modest $75 per hour price tag fool you—moguls, sports stars and actors fl ock to this basic but pristine spot for a serious qigong massage, where the staff is trained to push and pummel stress knots into submission. 1095 Second Ave., 212.593.9904, gracefulservices.com Blowout: Adi at Simadi Adi will take you from frizzy to silky in record time. 154 E. 64th St., 212.751.5739 ABOUT FACE Dr. Dan Baker Hair Removal: Berenice Beauty Center With more than 40 years of experience, Berenice S. Rothenberg and her staff (book Pearl if you can!) are perfectionists, and the new location has fi ve different lasers to ensure the right treatment for each client. 14 E. 60th St., 212.355.7055, bereniceelectrolysis.com Lashes: Shizuka New York At this spa, silk lashes are delicately and meticulously applied one by one, making eyes look bigger and more feminine; the look even lasts through swimming. You’ll never need to apply mascara again! 7 W. 51st St., 212.644.7400, shizukany.com DeRMAtoLoGists A pro at bringing back youthful contours while keeping a natural appearance, Dr. Soren White (853 Fifth Ave., 212.396.3688, sorenmwhitemd. com) has a deft hand in everything from injectables (like Sculptra) to chemical peels and rosacea treatments. Every year, Estée Lauder GoodSkin Labs spokesman Dr. Paul Jarrod Frank (1049 Fifth Ave., 212.327.2919, pfrankmd.com) performs hundreds of liposuctions in his Fifth Avenue offi ce, which doubles as a fantasyland of fi rming and smoothing options, with ultrasound machines and high-tech radio-wave gizmos. And holding her own against her male counterparts is Dr. Gervaise Gerstner (3 E. 69th St., 212.396.2500, gerstnermd.com), who’s a master at laser treatments for a multitude of procedures, such as fat-freezing, Fraxel line-and wrinkle-diminishing and hair removal. Extensions: Paul Labrecque Instead of bulky metal bonds that pull the natural follicle, Labrecque uses nylon, which is fl atter, less conspicuous and doesn’t stress your own hair. 171 E. 65th St., 212.988.7816, paullabrecque.com Brows: Cristina Marroquin at Butterfl y Studio After sizing up your face, skin tone and even haircut, Marroquin goes to work with tweezers instead of wax (waxing is less precise and can pull skin, she says). After she shapes, a tint is chosen to create brows that are fl attering but don’t look overly styled. 149 Fifth Ave., 212.253.2100, butterfl ystudiosalon.com SKIN DEEP Dr. Gervaise Gerstner Jan/Feb 2013 | | 61

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