One Eighty Wellness Spa relaxes and beautifies bodies with a bevy of stress sapping treatments administered within a relaxing atmosphere. With an aromatherapy massage, the spa's massage therapists make use of swedish, deep-tissue, and acupressure techniques, using aromatherapy oils to further relax tense muscles and leave bodies loose enough to be folded into subcompact sleeping pods for easy nighttime storage. Tuckered tootsies can seek solace in an essential pedicure, which augments a relaxing foot soak with expert nail shaping, cuticle care, and moisturizing lotion before coating nails in a choice of polish. The essential facial gently cleanses oily faces and exfoliates dead skin before liquefying upper-body stress with a face and shoulder massage. A specially formulated mask finishes off the treatment, providing mugs far more effective dermal nourishment than a prolonged soak in a bowl of breakfast cereal.
Midtown Massage Studio’s licensed muscle manipulators employ nine massage techniques. Relish the long, flowing, and muscle-comforting strokes of a Swedish massage, or permit the trained therapist to enlist localized pressure, brute strength, and chainmail gloves to pummel chronic pain with a deep-tissue massage. Muscular tissue receives specialized attention with a myofascial-release session, which is designed to relieve stress from all connective tissue in the body. For an additional charge, clients can indulge in massage upgrades, such as a hot-stone massage ($25 extra) or bamboo massage ($15 extra).
Persnickety's skilled mane-master Maria Foust can snip, highlight, and charm the most distraught bristles, frizzies, and Medusa head-snakes. Maria senses your innermost hair-yearnings, then directs her careful scissors in tune with your thoughts and dreams, letting her creative forces flow wildly onto your scalp for a haircut, shampoo, and style ($45 for women, $25 for men, $15+ for kids) that revolutionizes the way you look in the mirror—inside and out. A highlighting service ($135) draws attention to a customer’s favorite strands, while back-talking fuzz may be made an example of with a waxing ($10+). Maria works with each client to customize his or her look, leaving patrons ready to receive unprompted compliments or have a yacht named in their honor.
The savvy stylists at Radiance Hair Salon beautify faces with haircuts, waxing, and makeup services. Mane maestros orchestrate cuts and styles by shearing locks ($50 for women; $22 for men) and forming them into shapely coifs. Outside of cuts, lustrous permanent or semi-permanent color ($100) and partial or full highlights ($115–$135) rescue fading hues from impending grays and enliven cranial gardens or glam-rock wigs with bold tones. For faces, waxing services free lips ($7), chins ($10), and full faces ($30) from unsightly whiskers, and brow shaping ($15) sculpts forehead fur into perfect semi-circles or exclamation points. To prep visages for upcoming weddings or formal events, makeup applications ($35) and analysis and instructions ($45) enhance faces' best features with professional-grade cosmetics.
D’Allens's licensed hair specialist Ashley Gibson reinvigorates stodgy locks with a plethora of hair-pampering services. Gibson scissors and shapes hair hats of all shapes and sizes with women’s ($35) or men’s ($15) cuts, each tailored to highlight individual face shapes and hair textures. Shame passing rainbows with a one-step hair color, which can transform bland browns into eye-defying greens and blues, as well as more subtle hues ($85). The deep-conditioning treatment smoothes hair and eliminates split ends, rendering tendrils as vibrant, bouncy, and head turning as a kangaroo in a paint store ($25).