Jennifer Lawrence's dog is licking my ankle; her owner is still in the treatment room, I'm told. Meanwhile, I am lounging in a waiting room comparable to my living room, size-wise, but that's where the comparisons end. Aesthetician Georgia Louise treats A-list clients out of her atelier in New York City's Upper East Side. Naturally, the space feels much more exclusive than anywhere I frequent (because it is).
Lawrence floats out of the treatment room and calls her dog from me. Louise follows shortly after, smiling. She is instantly likable (not to mention enviable; her skin is glowing at 100 watts of gorgeous). She must practice what she preaches, I think. After all, Louise has made a name for herself performing high-tech, specialized facials for some of the glowiest celebs in the game. Unsurprisingly, Louise and her team of aestheticians are fully booked for the foreseeable future (only exacerbated by Louise's now-infamous "penis facial," popularized by Sandra Bullock.)
Many of Louise's facials incorporate galvanic current — a type of current that increases blood flow, circulation, and pushes good-for-you ingredients deeper into the skin than human hands can. "Initially, galvanic current was used to infuse medicines into people that were sick," Louise explains, "because it basically pulsates nutrients and medicine into the dermis." Galvanic current has been around for 20 years, and Louise has been using it on clients ever since its genesis.