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Best Facial in Boston 2010

InStyle Magazine

After steaming pores at the city’s top spas, aesthetician Natalie Maibenko went solo a few years ago. As a result she opened up her tranquil South End skin studio.

Shunning harsh ingredients in her anti-aging facials, she packs vitamin A and C into her peels and serums to erase fine lines and reduce pigmentation as well as boost collagen production.

Boston’s Best Facial 2010

Improper Bostonian Magazine

Trained in skincare and massage, Natalie Maibenko makes her own organic oils. She also incorporates healing rubs into the facials at her tranquil studio.

Shunning deep peels and scrubs, she packs vitamins A as well as vitamin C in her arsenal of serums to erase fine lines, inhibit and reduce pigmentation, as well as boost collagen production. Consequently, the end result is a lasting glow.

Boston’s Best Massage 2007

Improper Bostonian Magazine

We like it hard and deep. But don`t mistake that for a no-frills experience, please. We want it all – strong hands and ambiance. That`s why Maibenko is tops in our book.

This pretty Eastern European transplant is stronger than she looks. She also communicates blissfully with your muscles, stretching and rubbing as well as applying deep pressure to just the right spots.

Our Best Facial in Boston

January 2010 Improper Bostonian Magazine

Vitamin C Revitalizing Facial with Revitalight LED Treatment.

Description: The facial and the LED treatment work to reduce fine lines and make skin healthier. A photostimulation process encourages collagen production without turning you into a Hollywood housewife.

Health Benefits: This isn’t a gimmicky facial that leaves you smelling line Sunny D. Vitamin A and C serums help reverse sun damage, while the LED light is rejuvenating without pesky UV rays.

Novelty Factor: Electrical stimulation from a “galvanic machine” coaxes your skin to absorb the vitamins.

Account: Starting with the LED treatment, the therapist covers your eyes and moves a small light slowly around your face – like an erazer removing each, tiny flaw. Next, your skin is coated with a fruit bowl’s worth of nutrients. After a few applications, it’s time for an upper-body massage.

As a result: Clearer skin with fewer fine lines.
In a Nutshell: “Feels like I cheated plastic surgery.”

Boston’s Best Facial 2010

Improper Bostonian Magazine

Trained in skincare and massage, Natalie Maibenko makes her own organic oils. She also incorporates healing rubs into the facials at her tranquil studio.

Shunning deep peels and scrubs, she packs vitamins A as well as vitamin C in her arsenal of serums to erase fine lines, inhibit and reduce pigmentation, as well as boost collagen production. Consequently, the end result is a lasting glow.

Best of Boston Massage

Boston Magazine 2009- Runner Up

“It was hard to find a bad massage – if indeed there is such a thing – in this year’s bunch.

Natalie at Unique Verve put us quite pleasantly to sleep…”- Best of Boston 2009 edition, Boston Magazine.

Boston’s Best Facial 2009

Improper Bostonian Magazine

Natalie Maibenko’s vitamin-enriched facials at Unique Verve combine pampering practices. She also incorporates results-oriented techniques that not only feel good, but leave your skin vastly improved over the long term.

Maibenko’s touch is also light. Her aromatherapy potions heavenly, so you can drift off while she does her work efficiently, quietly and always with a smile.

Boston’s Best Massage 2008

Improper Bostonian Magazine

After stints at salons and spas around the city, massage therapist and esthetician Natalie Maibenko launched Unique Verve.

In a subterranean South End space with Japanese-inspired decor, Maibenko, a petite beauty with amazing strength in her hands, blends essential oils and gets to work, penetrating muscles you thought would never give.

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    At my own will, I give a permission to request Natalie Maibenko, Unique Verve, Inc to order wellness test(s) through Vibrant America.

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    The Client is encouraged to continue to visit and to be treated by his/her healthcare professionals, including, without limitation, a physician. The Client understands that the Functional Medicine Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko is not acting in the capacity of a doctor, licensed dietitian-nutritionist, therapist, psychologist or other licensed or registered healthcare professional. Accordingly, the client understands that Natalie Maibenko is not providing health care, medical or nutrition therapy services and will not diagnose, treat or cure any disease, condition or other physical or mental ailment of the human body. Rather, the Functional Medicine Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko serves as a mentor and guide who helps a client to reach her/his own health and wellness goals through implementing incremental, positive, healthy, sustainable lifestyle changes that help the client to live and thrive using simple methods.

    Nutritional, supplemental, fitness, and wellness information provided by the Functional Medicine Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko, Unique Verve Inc is designed for educational purposes only. If the Client has any concerns or questions about her/his health, the Client should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional. Do not disregard, avoid, or delay obtaining medical or health-related advice from the healthcare professional.

    Any claims made with respect to dietary supplements, including those made with respect to supplements available at Unique Verve, have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and is not necessarily based on scientific evidence from any source. Dietary supplements are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent medical conditions or disease. You should consult with a healthcare provider before beginning any dietary supplement program.

    The Client understands that any therapies that the client undertakes at Unique Verve, Inc are undertaken of the client’s own free will. The Client accept that the ultimate responsibility for her/his health care is her/his own and that Functional Medicine Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko, Unique Verve Inc is here to support the client in this. The client hereby agrees to assume full responsibility for any manner of loss, injury, claim or damage whatsoever, known or unknown, incurred as a result of same and the Client, her/his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns for any loss, injury, claim or damage sustained as a result of the Client’s attendance and/or participation.

    The Client have read the above release and waiver of liability, and fully understands its contents and voluntarily agrees to the terms and conditions stated.

    SKIN WELLNESS AND/OR DETOX PROGRAM:

    1. I hereby request and consent to the performance of all aspects of the Detox and/or Skin Wellness program provided by Unique Verve, Inc, Functional Medicine and Skincare Practitioner Natalie Maibenko.
    1. I am consenting to submit to participate in the Detox and/or Skin Wellness program of my own free will, that I will accept any and all responsibility for any undesirable consequences that may occur. I understands that it is my sole responsibility to consult with my physician prior implementing the Detox and/or Skin Wellness program.
    2. I understands that method of the Detox and/or Skin Wellness program involves taking nutritional supplements, recommendation for lifestyle and nutritional changes.
    3. I understand that the Detox program is a private outpatient program that is non-refundable.
    4. I certify that I am here on this and on any subsequent visit or contact, whether by mail, telephone, or in person solely on my own behalf and not as an agent or representative of any federal, state, county, or local government or private agency on a mission of entrapment or investigation.
    5. I understand that due to the nature of the Detox and/or Skin Wellness program, it might involve cleansing reactions in the form of fatigue, headache, or other symptoms. These symptoms will abate with time. Because all individuals are unique, Unique Verve, Inc and a Functional Medicine Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko can not gauge or guess client’s reaction(s) to the Detox and/or Skin Wellness program.
    6. DISCLAIMER and CONDITIONS: Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko encourages the Client to continue to visit and to be treated by his/her healthcare professionals, including, without limitation, a physician. The client understands that Natalie Maibenko is not acting in the capacity of a doctor, licensed dietitian-nutritionist, therapist, psychologist or other licensed or registered professional. Accordingly, the client understands that the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist Natalie Maibenko is not providing health care, medical or nutrition therapy services and will not diagnose, treat or cure any disease, condition or other physical or mental ailment of the human body. Rather, Functional Medicine and Skincare  Therapist Natalie Maibenko serves as a coach, mentor and guide who helps a client to reach her/his own health and wellness goals through implementing incremental, positive, healthy, sustainable lifestyle changes that help the client to live and thrive using simple methods. The Client has chosen to work with the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist Natalie Maibenko and understands that the information received should not be seen as a medical or nursing advice and is not meant to take the place of the client seeing licensed health professionals. Nutritional, fitness, and wellness information provided by Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist Natalie Maibenko, Unique Verve Inc is designed for educational purposes only. This information is not a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional. Do not disregard, avoid, or delay obtaining medical or health-related advice from your healthcare professional.
    1. PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND RELEASE OF HEALTH CARE RELATED CLAIMS

    The Client acknowledges that the Client takes full responsibility for the Client’s life and well-being, as well as the lives and well-being of the Client’s family and children (where applicable), and all decisions made during and after this program. The Client expressly assumes the risks of the Program, whether or not such risks were created or exacerbated by the provider. The Client releases the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist Natalie Maibenko, his/her heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, teachers, lecturers, agents, health counselors and staff (collectively, the Releases) from any and all liability, damages, causes of action, allegations, suits, sums of money, claims and demands whatsoever, in law, admiralty or equity, which against the Releases, the Client ever had, now has or will have in the future against the Releases, arising from the Client’s past or future participation in, or otherwise with respect to, the Program. Unique Verve, Inc and the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko is in no way liable for client’s health or safety.

    1. The Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko, is not a licensed Dietitian, Naturopathic Doctor or Medical Physician or Doctor and does not diagnose diseases, disorders or conditions.
    2. Nutritional, fitness, and wellness information provided by the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist Natalie Maibenko, Unique Verve Inc is designed for educational purposes only. This information is not a substitute for, nor does it replace professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional. Do not disregard, avoid, or delay obtaining medical or health-related advice from your healthcare professional.
    3. Any claims made with respect to dietary supplements, including those made with respect to supplements available at Unique Verve Inc by the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist Natalie Maibenko, have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration, and is not necessarily based on scientific evidence from any source. Dietary supplements are not intended to treat, diagnose, cure or prevent medical conditions or disease. The client should consult with a healthcare provider before beginning any dietary supplement program.
    4. In providing wellness program to the client, the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko, is relying upon the truth, accuracy and completeness of all information the client have provided to her. Any recommendations the client follows for changes in diet, including the use of nutritional supplements, are entirely client’s responsibility.
    5. NO GUARANTEES
      The role of the program is to support and assist the client in reaching the goals, but the success depends primarily on the client’s own effort, motivation, dedication, desire commitment and follow-through.
      The Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist, Natalie Maibenko does not guarantee that the client will attain a particular result, and the client understands that results differ by each individual. As with any health-related program or service, the results may vary, and will be based on many variables, including but not limited to, client’s individual capacity, life experience, unique health and genetic profile, starting point, expertise and level of commitment.
    6. The client understand that any therapies that she/he undertakes at Unique Verve, Inc are undertaken of her/his own free will.

    The client accepts that the ultimate responsibility for her/his health care is the client’s own and that the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist Natalie Maibenko, Unique Verve Inc is here to support the client in this.

    The client hereby agrees to assume full responsibility for any manner of loss, injury, claim or damage whatsoever, known or unknown, incurred as a result of same and the client, her/his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns for any loss, injury, claim or damage sustained as a result of the client’s attendance and/or participation.
    The client has read the above release and waiver of liability, and fully understands its contents and voluntarily agrees to the terms and conditions stated.

     I HAVE CAREFULLY READ THIS AGREEMENT AND AGREE TO THE TERMS OUTLINED ABOVE. I UNDERSTAND THIS AGREEMENT TO BE A FULL AND FINAL RELEASE OF ALL COSTS, CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE  WELLNESS PROGRAM offered by the Functional Medicine and Skincare Therapist Natalie Maibenko, Unique Verve, Inc.