Esquire named Hair M the best barber in Portland in 2010, and CitySearch followed suit two years later. The barbershop has also been featured in the New York Times, Men's Health magazine, and the nightmares of unibrows everywhere. The evidence is plain—a man can get a mean haircut at Hair M. But the business offers so much more.
An environment of rugged wood paneling punctuated with HDTVs tuned to sports channels makes the most style-phobic fellow feel welcome, and the bar serving Widmer beers and fine wines doesn't hurt either. Besides regal grooming services, Hair M performs upscale face and body treatments, and keeps a massage therapist on staff at both locations.
Many people realize their lives' passions during college. Rachel Joyce discovered hers in a car accident. Rachel studied public relations and advertising in school, but after graduating, she was unable to find a job that she felt comfortable in. It wasn’t until she received her first professional massage to treat pains related to a car accident that she enrolled in the Oregon School of Massage to get licensed and start her own practice. As the owner of TouchWorks Massage, Rachel, along with her team, tends to aches, pains, and injuries through massage therapies that include deep kneads, soothing strokes, and Morse-code lullabies.
Clients at Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa receive a completely customized service, down to the lighting and sound levels that transform treatment rooms into relaxing oases. As they tuck into the clean linens that bedeck heated tables, they divulge their chronic aches to massage therapists or their skin concerns to aestheticians. With each visit, the staff updates a client’s regimen so that a treatment remains effective in soothing aches or clean pores that are terrified of extractions.
The team of experienced therapists at Rebound Massage Therapy and Sports Wellness treat all of their clients with the same care they would show to a professional athlete. They design each of their massages with the end result in mind: depending on their individual clients, they might rely on relaxing Swedish strokes, stretching kneads, or trigger-point techniques that train muscles to kick their bad habits.
Donna Harris, owner of Oregon's Grand SalonSpa, has more than 10 years of experience as an esthetician. She specializes in permanent makeup and anti-aging facial treatments such as ultra sonic microdermabrasion. At Oregon's Grand SalonSpa, Donna and her team pamper clients with a range of spa services that include hot stone massage, Shellac manicures, and eyebrow waxing. The boutique day spa has appeared on Good Day Oregon, AM Northwest, and the Better Show.
Licensed massage therapist Jenny Nelson delivers customized muscle-maneuvering for each client and expands her already-broad knowledge base with continued education. The three services in this package last 90 minutes, freeing the rest of the day for hectic work schedules and traffic court. The Indulgence body-scrub massage promotes smoothness and opens clients’ pores, allowing harmful toxins and skin-sullying spirits to escape before a paraffin-wax hand treatment seals moisture into palms and digits. Jenny will also perform an Intense foot treatment, which uses a concentrated exfoliant to eliminate rough spots and calluses, promoting soothed and replenished toesies.