Meeting Your Kneads means meeting clients on their front doorsteps. The mobile massage service—helmed by a certified massage therapist—brings Swedish, hot-stone, prenatal, chair, and deep-tissue massage directly to homes. The business also has a home base from which it slings a slew of other services.
Consider VA Spa & Salon a beauty and relaxation sanctuary. Inspired by beauty icons of the past such as Audrey Hepburn, whose portrait hangs above a pedicure chair, the staff beautifies its clients with hair styling, nail care, and other spa treatments. To wit, the Rita Hayworth Touch and Caress treatment combines a soothing Swedish massage with essential oils for complete relaxation. And aestheticians specialize in administering facials inspired by Grace Kelly or Ava Gardner, and, for the gents, a Cary Grant facial that includes a neck and shoulder massage.
Looking good and feeling good should go hand in hand, which is why the staff at Dante Salon & Wellness Spa has compiled a list of services that go beyond beauty to help treat full-body health. As stylists smother strands in products from Goldwell and Paul Mitchell, the in-house chiropractor stays busy addressing the needs of those suffering from chronic pain, using tender techniques that can include neuromuscular therapy or sport-specific stretches. Meanwhile, aestheticians coddle skin in Image Skincare professional products that soak into pores to remove dirt and exfoliate away dead skin cells before they have a chance to rise again as undead skin cells.
Dr. Timothy S. Mountcastle, medical director of Radiance Medspa Fairfax and chief of plastic surgery at Inova Loudoun Hospital, urges the Radiance Medspa staff to examine their clients? diet and lifestyle when evaluating their skincare needs. His team takes a big-picture approach to wellness and helps clients with long-lasting, youth-boosting treatments, including microdermabrasion, teeth whitening, massage, and Botox. Before appointments, patrons can unwind in a tranquility room where troubles melt away like a pat of butter on a piping-hot dragon tongue.
Cheyenne Liao and the team at Chi Wellness were inspired to pursue Chinese medicine and holistic healing by family members who practiced the science before them. They combine Western and Eastern medical therapies to treat everything from migraines and carpal tunnel to sports injuries, whiplash, and chronic pain.
In addition to medical massage and acupuncture, which can help patients in the treatment of pain, smoking cessation, and weight loss, clients can also benefit from a comprehensive array of treatments directed at specific conditions, including massage modalities such as Swedish, prenatal, and trigger point therapy, as well as herbal medicine. But no matter the treatment, the practitioners believe that the body should be treated as a whole, and work to promote full-body wellness through their targeted services.
Though certain hair types may look similar to the untrained eye, the strands are actually unique in their texture, thickness, and type. At Appearances Salon & Spa, stylists begin each visit with a consultation to determine the proper cutting and coloring techniques for the client?s hair type. They also offer eyebrow threading, wherein they use different threads for specific strands. In addition, the team offers spa services such as nail treatments, henna applications, massages, and waxing for clients who secretly wish to become candles.