Auburn Massage Centre was established in 2007 by co-founders Laura Buchs-Hall and Sarah Lapadot in an effort to share the healing powers of massage therapy and bodywork. During the past five years, AMC's staff has continued to bloom alongside its selection of services, which now range from standard massages to skincare treatments with Lara Teague, who uses Image skincare products.
In nature, stones are usually treaded on by the masses as they lie forgotten on the ground. But inside The Wellness Center, stones take center stage during massage sessions. They are heated with care and gently slid along body canvases, lulling tense muscles into relaxation. The massage therapists also incorporate essential oils and salt scrubs into their kneading sessions and slather mud masks over faces for added relaxation.
Led by an onsite physician, the team of a medical aesthetician, an RN, and a nurse practitioner work to combat signs of aging using advanced laser and radio technology along with traditional cosmetic treatments such as chemical peels and injectables. They can fade age spots with Elós radio-frequency treatments and remove unwanted body bristle with IPL laser hair-removal sessions. Additionally, a technician with the newest high-tech equipment can gussy up faces with permanent makeup application consisting of tattoos designed to save clients from having to put on their faces like extraterrestrial spies do.
Eyes by India first opened its doors in Indiana to provide threading as an alternative to waxing. Threading is more precise than waxing and causes less pain, redness, and burning when removing unwanted fuzz. Now with nine locations in two states, Eyes by India’s staff of specialist completes more than 100 hours of training in threading and service etiquette before applying those skills to patrons’ faces at work and image-conscious teddy bears at home.
During appointments, cotton thread twists over hair, tweaking hair- and brow lines or removing all traces of fuzz on the neck, chin, or upper lip.
Boasting an atmosphere of wavy mirrors and cozy pedicure chairs, Nail Stop’s full-service shop keeps finger and toe armor looking healthy and clicking desks with style. The manicure (a $15 value) starts by treating your palm extensions to an oily, lotiony massage and coating them with a polish. A luxury pedicure (a $33 value) treats the tips of your walkers to a relaxing rejuvenation by escorting unruly cuticles and calluses from the premises. Nail Stop's technicians will also scrub your legs and leg bottoms with soothing sand and oil, exfoliate them with a marine mask, and wrap them with a warm towel before polishing each foot finger to match your hand-toes.
Contoure's skilled staff performs a variety of salon and spa services from haircuts and hair-coloring to mani-pedis, airbrush tanning, waxing, and massage therapy. Let professional muscle tamers unwrap tightly torqued musculature during a 60-minute volcanic stone massage, as the heat of each hot hunk penetrates the skin, diffusing stress built up from hours of nonstop parallel parking. Add a 15-minute reflexology treatment ($10) or a Caribbean therapy scalp massage ($15) to extend relaxation down through the tips of fingers and up into napping noodle-nests.