Whether you've been looking for a new color to crown your cranium or a pretty polish for your perky piggies, today's Groupon has you covered head to toe. For $35, you get $100 worth of spa services at Shine Spa. Aestheticians will smooth and soothe whatever section of your surface area that aches for tending, from your freshly sore Olive Oyl tattoo to the love-bite scars from your pet gull. Because this deal can be applied to any of Shine Spa’s myriad services, you may have trouble deciding which parts of you should get special treatment and which parts of you should be scolded in private.
Exposed brick floors, neutral walls, and bubble-gum-colored sofas give a pretty preview of the pampering to come. You’ll sip organic tea or unwind in the dry sauna before being whisked away to one of Shine’s treatment rooms. Try a Brazilian propolis facial, which includes application of an antioxidant-rich serum designed to renew and restore the complexion ($90). Enjoy your favorite tastes vice-free with a warm wine wrap ($85), or the chocolate lover’s scrub, mousse wrap, and hydrating butter cream ($125). Relax with a 90-minute Swedish massage ($100) and add some aromatic pleasures for an additional $10.
Shine Spa's relaxing treatments use all-natural vegan products, including enzyme-based formulas from Epicuren and hand-formulated scrubs, balms, cream from Product Body. The spa’s open Tuesday and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
- I did do some shopping around before I decided on them. One thing I liked is that they were open on Sunday, a day of relaxation for most. – Kiyanna C, InsiderPages
- Loved it! I got treated to a massage & facial there for my birthday and was really impressed with how calming the whole experience was! – Californos W., InsiderPages
- When you walk in the building you automatically feel a sense of calm. The staff is so friendly and they offer so many services from waxing to massage. – Brook S., InsiderPages
Face/Off: The Animated Adventures
Many facial fans got their first taste of face-customization from John Woo’s 1997 blockbuster hit Face/Off, but this fall the face-swapping adventure continues when Agent Sean Archer and Castor Troy are re-imagined as rival high schoolers in Face/Off: The Animated Adventures. Here are some episode synopses from the press kit:
Face The Music (Season 01, Ep. 02): When John Woo High holds a battle of the bands, could it mean Agent Sean Archer’s big break? Not if Castor Troy can use his dad’s credit card to hire professional studio musicians! American Idol’s Adam Lambert guest stars.
Saving Face (Season 01, Ep. 08): When an anonymous chat blog starts posting vicious gossip about Castor Troy’s fake designer jackets, Agent Sean Archer has to decide whether to stand up for his rival, knowing he may be the blog’s next target. In this very special episode about cyber-bullying, First Lady Michelle Obama guest stars.
The Face That Launched a Thousand Quips (Season 01, Ep. 19): Agent Sean Archer must cope with Castor Troy’s sudden popularity after winning John Woo High School’s comedy competition. But when Castor can’t keep his insult comedy on the stage, will it cost him his newfound following? Rated TV-M for 38-minute gun battle, Miranda Cosgrove guest stars.
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