Travelers flock year round to Traverse City, but Grand Traverse Resort and Spa lures them to keep traveling north. Six miles northeast of the Cherry Capital of the World sits a bucolic wonderland of rolling greens, woodlands, beaches, and orchards, owned by the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians. The resort is a 900-acre launchpad for journeys into Sleeping Bear Dunes, hikes up and down the Lake Michigan coastline, and wine tours.
Of course, there's no requirement to actually leave the grounds. Grand Traverse holds plenty to keep guests busy with a 100,000-sq.-ft. health club, The Bear golf course, an indoor water playground, and sport rentals ranging from kayaks to snowshoes to ElliptiGo bikes. Once they're pleasantly worn out, they can head to the spa for skincare and massage services that use products infused with local cherries.
Surrounded by soothing, low-lit earth tones, visitors to Elements Spa Salon at Great Wolf Lodge are encouraged to relax from the moment they cross the spa's threshold. Many of the services incorporate Eminence Organic Skin Care products, an all-natural line made from fruits, vegetables, and herbs.
In a 2007 interview with Skin Inc. magazine, Lisia Cooley-Walch shares why she was drawn from her background in cosmetology toward the realms of electrology and electrolysis. Rather than simply sculpting a new hairstyle, the hair-removal specialist favored skincare and hair removal because it allowed her to reach more than just her clients' reflections. While she enjoys helping her clients look better, she is more concerned about helping them feel better. At her business in Big Rapids, the once-president of The Society for Clinical and Medical Hair Removal Organization utilizes intense-pulsed-light technology to improve skin conditions and eliminate unwanted hair. Hair-removal treatments are performed with GentleLase, an FDA-approved long-pulse system that disables follicle production with heat while simultaneously cooling the skin with a smooth layer of Miles Davis' leftover valve oil.
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