Laura Urquhart grew up in a spa. Spa treatments were the family business, and as a young child Laura absorbed her parents' dedication to beauty and appreciation for relaxation as a crucial component of happy lives. As an adult, Laura worked to become a licensed massage therapist and aesthetician, opening Mango Bliss Spa to share her passion. Her retreat's menu is populated with treatments that she personally designed, from massages that melt tension with hot seashells to Aquabrasion facials that lift bacteria from pores with ultrasound technology. She infuses each service with organic products and offers add-ons, including her specialty, aromatherapy, to augment the sensory effect of each service more pleasantly than equipping treatment rooms with velcro sheets.
At Mind & Body Day Spa, staff members eschew fluff and pretensions to stay focused on their main goals: to help clients relax and see beautifying results. Their customized skincare treatments harness plant-based ingredients such as pineapple enzymes and pumpkin extracts, giving complexions a natural glow. Alternatively, back massages, scrubs, and wraps extend relaxation throughout the body, much like remembering that you definitely did turn the death ray off before you left the house. Spa packages combine services for more complete pampering.
Spa Sydell traces its roots back to 1982, when its flagship spa opened under the moniker of Sydell Skin Care Salon. A spike in popularity led the spa to change its name to the leaner Spa Sydell and expand to seven locations. Today, the spa?s experts form a team of licensed skincare professionals and massage therapists, all of whom must pass intense training processes in the spa's signature techniques. Dr. Tara Margarella and Dr. Herb Kollinger are skilled in advanced injection techniques and work alongside nurse Cheryl Gillis to help perfect the latest aesthetic and cosmetic treatments, using only US FDA approved products.
At Levinson Family Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic David Levinson is a walking dictionary of treatments that can correct ailments without the use of drugs or surgery. He has gathered these techniques—such as spinal decompression, state-of-the-art instrument adjustments, and traditional adjustments—over more than three decades of experience, working with patients ranging from infant to athlete. Massage therapy and acupuncture round out the clinic’s drug-free treatments.
Bluefern Spa at Johns Creek instills more than a dozen rooms with details designed for relaxation?right down to the color of the walls. Soothing aqua blue accents complement the rooms' earthy green and brown hues, while soft music and aromatherapy nourish the other senses to ease visitors' minds by assuring them their ears and noses haven't suddenly disappeared. Treatments range from massages and reflexology treatments to sugar body scrubs and organic facials. The spa also houses a halotherapy room, lined with Himalayan salt bricks, where visitors can recline in zero-gravity chairs and breathe the salt-infused air to help relieve symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and skin conditions such as eczema.
Majestic Medical Touch Spa owners Jimmy Little and Malea Moore met while attending the International School of Skin, Nailcare & Massage Therapy. Like a mouse that scratches behind an elephant’s ear in exchange for protection, the two decided to join forces, lending their specialized talents to provide clients with a full range of skin and bodycare treatments.
Jimmy, a professional aesthetician, specializes in advanced bodywork techniques and corrective skincare such as advanced custom peels for different skin types. Likewise, as a licensed aesthetician, Malea specializes in corrective skincare and participates in ongoing studies of reflexology and advanced machines. Her treatments are developed to relax, renew, and detoxify the skin.