Exuding an Asian-inspired ambiance, Revitalize Day Spa's 2,000-square-foot facility features slate floors decorated with oriental rugs, plants, and fountains. Framed prints of Asian characters line the clay walls housing eight treatment rooms, where guests enjoy services ranging from massages to facials to manicures and pedicures. Before or after treatments, guests may head to the relaxation room and melt their worries away with a warm cup of tea, refreshing glass of water, or quick nap under the coffee table. Staffers exclusively use Bioelements skincare products and the spa's own line of organic bodycare products, Revitalize Organics, during each treatment.
In 1979, Carol Lewis began her business with nothing more than an aesthetician's license. Her client list swelled over time as area dermatologists began referring more and more of their patients to Carol and praising her signature facials, which incorporate everything from hydrating balms to microdermabrasion to create healthier-looking skin. To keep up with the steady influx of new clients, she started hiring people, including aestheticians, massage therapists, nail and waxing technicians, and a support staff to memorize each new visitor's middle name. Today, when she isn't overseeing the spa, Carol shares this story and others with professional women's groups, delivering inspirational keynote speeches on pursuing success and embracing potential.
Truth Beauty & Wellness Spa's green-minded staff of estheticians and therapists beckons passersby to escape the hustle and bustle of the outside world and mellow out to a menu of eco-friendly treatments powered by all-natural, organic products. Sips from chakra-balancing teas and wafts of aromatherapy scents drift achy physiques toward tranquility during the spa's tension-releasing massages, which include Swedish, hot-stone, and deep-tissue modalities. Rather than waiting for adult swim at the local tar pit, guests can shed unwanted bodily fuzz with hair-removal services using plant-based wax. Truth Beauty's manicurists adds aesthetic allure to natural backscratchers with a variety of vegan nail treatments that completely eschew animal byproducts.
Sunlight streams into Renaissance Salon & Spa from the façade's floor-to-ceiling windows, washing the space's Victorian-inspired mirror frames and sparkling chandeliers in a soft glow. From their stations, stylists, aestheticians, and nail technicians spruce up clients' exterior images, harnessing their diverse skill sets to design new hairdos, exfoliate and cleanse countenances, and shape nails into elegant ovals or intricate replacements for house keys. Longer stays at the soothing confines let clients ease into spa packages, which combine up to six pampering services to help melt away the stresses of the day.
The aestheticians at Beauty & Bodyworks Day Spa reach for organic, vegan, and fruit-based products when performing beautifying treatments, avoiding additives at all costs. For facials they use Hungarian herbal blends from ilike Organic Skin Care, as well as Michigan-made serums from Eve Organics. All three of the spa’s therapists graduated from Irene's Myomassology Institute in Southfield, where they learned an array of bodywork modalities, holistic practices, and not to use a curling iron in the shower. At their studio, they soothe clients' muscles with relaxation, hot-stone, and couples massage.
Massage technicians at Nirvana's Oases work to relieve stress and tension with a variety of massage modalities. They enhance full-body custom massages with optional hot stones or soothing footbaths. In addition to massage, Nirvana's Oases offers 30-minute life-coaching sessions.