The first spa was built as a meeting ground where Greek nobles could bring balance to the body and gossip about Aphrodite's exceptionally short toga. Make day-spa small talk with this Groupon.
Choose Between the Following Options
- $35 for a 60-minute It's De-Lovely Violet’s Essential Facial (a $105 value)
- $99 for three of the above facials (a $315 value)
Using serums and techniques that are fully customized to your skin, each facial nourishes visages with a cleanse, steam treatment, exfoliation, and extractions. The session culminates with a relaxing hand or foot treatment.
Loraine-Dale Hall had packed away more than a decade of experience and numerous awards as an aesthetician and cosmetic tattoo artist before she created spaViolet, a beauty haven bent on having fun while maintaining a no-nonsense approach to skincare. The freewheeling revelry visitors experience has led the spa to devise a list of house rules, which include tongue-in-cheek warnings to refrain from karaoke in the eucalyptus steam room and foam parties in the six-head Vichy shower. The spa's signature violet hue anoints every inch of the cottage-inspired space, where extra embellishments of potted flowers and pastel pillows lure clients in for a soothing escape. In this beauty-centered retreat, Hall helms a team of skin specialists whose skills have landed them on the glossy pages of 944 Magazine and a victory in a face-off against a chain spa conducted by San Diego Magazine. The menu also packs in body scrubs, lash and brow tinting, nail services, and happy-hour waxing, which grants discounts every Thursday and Friday afternoon. Clients can further enjoy their spa experience with complimentary almonds, brownies, tea, and wine, which keep bored tongues from licking off newly applied skin serums when the staff isn't looking.