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The Philippe Starck-designed Ciel Spa at SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills

The Philippe Starck-designed Ciel Spa at SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills


L.A.’s Top 5 Secrets to Looking Forever Young

By Laura Eckstein Jones

Photo courtesy of SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills


From Cryo-Sticks to jellyfish, these five innovative facials will keep you fresh and glowy for spring.

1. CustomCciel Facial This uberpersonalized treatment at SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills’ Ciel Spa begins with a therapist applying digital sensors to the face for a thorough skin analysis, and continues with a unique treatment plan using Biologique Recherche’s potent products and soothing Cryo-Stick technology. From $200, Beverly Hills, 310.246.5560

2. Elemis Targeted Toning Treatment Ideal for L.A.’s warm climate, this ground-breaking limited-edition service at the spa at Beverly Wilshire, Beverly Hills (A Four Seasons Hotel) incorporates Elemis products, invigorating massage and sculpting technology to redefine the face and arms. $505, Beverly Hills, 301.275.5200

3. Exilis Ultra Treatment
 Using ultrasound and radio frequency, skin guru Gina Mari and team use the BTL Exilis Ultra device to significantly lift, tighten and reduce wrinkles in four to six pain-free, 15-minute sessions. From $250, Beverly Hills, 310.276.7601

4. Nonsurgical Face-LiftDr. Nigma Talib’s plumping, brightening and tightening treatment includes a collagen stimulating jellyfish face mask, LED lights and a transformative infusion of plant stem cells, hyaluronates and hyperbaric oxygen. $500, Beverly Hills, 310.273.2222

5. Sonage Skincare Detox Stem Cell Facial At the Take Care Center for Body Mind Regeneration, celeb aesthetician Sadie Adams combines Sonage Skincare’s luxurious plant-based products, microcurrent technology and meditative energy work for a powerful anti-aging facial that delivers an instant glow. $250, Santa Monica, 917.841.9868