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The Best of Hawai'i Style, Beauty & Health for 2019

BY The Editors | February 18, 2019 | Feature Features

When it comes to coiffing, beautifying and rejuvenating, Hawai‘i has some of the most exquisite and exclusive offerings in the world.

Best Custom Lash Design
Kristin Wood All eyes are on proprietor Kristin Wood, one of the first lash artists to bring individual lash extensions to the islands. She boosts one’s beauty game with her Couture Set ($350)—an application of 250 individual faux mink lashes to each eye at her new salon, Velocity Honolulu or at the Four Seasons O‘ahu at Ko Olina. The result? “Confidence,” says Wood. “I think Sophia Loren said it best: ‘Beauty is how you feel on the inside and it reflects in your eyes.’”

The Top Smile Doctor
Kimi Caswell, DDS, MS (1210 Ward Ave., Honolulu, 536.2223) A leader in her field, Dr. Kimi Caswell has always kept her patients’ dreams a priority, giving them the beautiful, healthy smiles they desire. Since completing dental school at the University of Missouri and a Master of Science in oral biology at Northwestern University, Caswell has continually stayed on top of the latest trends in the field, lectured worldwide and donated her time to helping the community at large.

Best Cosmetic Dentist
Alvin H.L. Chung, DDS (3468 Waialae Ave., Kaimuki, 737.8988) For sparkling teeth, visit Chung, known for his diverse dental treaments (gaps, tooth discoloration, washed-out fillings, among others) and services—including teeth whitening with Philips Zoom WhiteSpeed light-activated whitening system Zoom—to dissolve you of any imperfections.

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