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Dana Lewis is not scared of stress. Against her arsenal of massage techniques, tension stands little chance. Traditional relaxation sessions gently break down tightness and instill a sense of overall calm, while more intense deep-tissue techniques plumb deep to undo buried muscle knots. Dana can also call upon Eastern reflexology methods, which involve manipulating pressure points in the hands and feet that correspond to areas across the body. Beyond her skilled hands, Dana also has a spread of additional tools that augment renewal sessions. Hot stones melt tension, cold stones aim to relieve migraines, and soothing paraffin wax can soften the skin while locking in moisture. And for increased health benefits, Dana can add a lymphatic drainage service that evicts nefarious toxins.

1478 North Portage Path
Akron,
OH
US

The stylists and aestheticians at Bella Bronze Hair Salon and Tanning Studios strive to create a friendly, upbeat environment for clients who drop in for transformative beauty jaunts. Hair gets a time-out as stylists deftly cut or color it, drawing on their continuing education in the latest techniques as they transform coiffures to clients’ specifications. A nail technician stains talons with salon-caliber acrylics or OPI gels and other services to keep hands looking their best. The salon’s facials and peels rejuvenate all types of skin, which can also darken to a sun-kissed bronze in onsite tanning beds from brands such as Ergoline and Wolff. The SolarForce booth lets guests stay upright while gilding, and VersaSpa spray tanning evades both UV rays and beaches’ suit-snatching tidal waves while turning limbs a glowing copper.

1486 N Portage Path
Akron,
OH
US

Miah grooms and polishes nails at Artistic Hair Designers. Here, hairstylists create stunning hairdos, Miah and her colleagues cut shapely and colorful nails, and massage therapists tend to tense or overworked muscles.

1948 W Market St
Akron,
OH
US

At Quality Cleaners, certified staff members practice the latest dry- and wet-cleaning techniques using state-of-the-art equipment and high-quality detergents. Customers can unstink stinky sweaters ($4.05) in lieu of using them to clothe scarecrows, and raincoats can be purged ($10.95) of the sky’s unclean precipitation. Many household items, such as blankets ($12.65), rugs ($2 per square foot), and tablecloths ($20.35), can also be cleaned. Pick-up and drop-off services take place every Monday and Thursday at the location of your choice, and garment bags are included free of charge.

1562 Akron Peninsula Rd
Akron,
OH
US

Signature Service: Mary Fullen

Established: 1998

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Staff Size: 1 person

Parking: Parking lot

Minimum Age Requirement: 12

Pro Tip: Bring a mat or a towel with you.

Inside The Comfort Touch's private treatment room, Mary Fullen touches her palm to a client's forehead. She's not checking for fever; she's channeling the client's healing energy to help them relax. This healing technique, called Reiki, flows from Mary's firm belief that everything a client needs to feel their best is already inside them. She taps into these self-healing properties during massages?which can incorporate aromatherapy oils?and meditation sessions. She also leads tranquil yoga classes next to the studio's garden.

733 West Market Street
Akron,
OH
US