The calm and quiet interior of A Beautiful Face Day Spa mirrors its scenic surroundings amid the Jones River woods. Inside this beauty retreat, licensed aestheticians rejuvenate skin with seven types of facials, including treatments specially formulated for men and teens as well as LED light-based services that work to diminish signs of aging. The spa’s licensed massage therapists break apart bundles of stress with tantalizing deep-tissue or hot-stone massages, and nail techs accessorize digits or stubborn Chinese finger traps with manicures and pedicures.
Equinox’s therapists relax and recharge clients with a spectrum of massage modalities including Swedish, deep tissue, reiki, and the spiritually charged polarity massage. Aromatherapy adds a fragrant touch to the club’s holistic style of massage, and the hand-and-foot massage option incorporates a paraffin wax and soothing games of patty-cake. Dim lighting, draped curtains, and flickering candles create a soothing atmosphere.
Terrie Lee Cole didn't have to go far to think of a name for her studio—her initials aptly sum up the expert care she gives clients. At Essentials with TLC, Terri brings nearly two decades of experience into play while administering facials, mani-pedis, reflexology, reiki sessions, full-body waxes, make-up applications, and back treatments. Using Laboratoire Dr Renaud products, she creates calming facial and back treatments that work to repair everything from signs of aging to dryness. She also performs reflexology treatments, during which she focuses on specific points around the feet to help bring relief to other areas of the body.
As the moon waxes and wanes and the sun rises and sets, so does the sea ebb and flow with the tides. Drawing inspiration from this natural occurrence, the specialists at Ebb and Flow . . . Wellness help clients find their individual ebb and flow, customizing treatments to each client's lifestyle and pace. The specialists draw from multiple massage modalities, including Reiki, hot-stone, Swedish, and deep-tissue massage. They offer spa treatments such as body waxing for a range of areas, skincare treatments such as facials and microdermabrasion, and sugar-scrub body treatments that all use locally grown, organic, and preservative-free products. Like a farmer can bundle his cows into a super cow, Ebb and Flow can bundle all of its services into wellness packages, allowing clients to indulge in weekly treatments and onsite yoga and Pilates classes for a set fee. They also prepare brides-to-be for the big day with different levels of wedding packages that include facials, makeup consultation, and skincare procedures.
Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Richard S. Fox applies his Yale training and 25 years of experience to guiding Medispa at Fox Center's range of beauty and anti-aging treatments. His team of aestheticians operate under the philosophy that physical appearance improves the quality of life by boosting confidence. With this philosophy in mind, the team first consults with clients, discussing their beauty goals before administering any customized facials or waxing services. Dr. Fox and Roxanne Pinto, NP handle the center's Botox injections. In addition to revamping skin, the team also eases clients into blissful states of relaxation with therapeutic and hot-stone massages.
Mellisa Rollins, owner of MelliSPA, offers private beauty treatments by appointment only. This rule allows her and her staff to focus their completely on each client during each custom organic facial, full-body waxing, or massage. Committed to using natural and organic products when possible, Mellisa employs aroma and herbal therapies that draw on ancient herbal wisdom. For example, her hair-removal services eschew artificial waxes for all-organic ingredients such as amber honey, which is the same substance that bees use to remove fuzz from their abdomens.