Bath Junkie’s Metairie branch welcomes crafty visitors who aim to create their own customized bath products without welding together bathtubs or sewing shower curtains into tuxedo capes. Amid a vibrant and colorful atmosphere, the helpful staff assists customers in selecting non-tinted and unscented products such as salt scrubs, bath crystals, lotions, body washes, shampoos, conditioners, oils, perfumes, and magical elf ointments that instill tree-talking abilities. Next, around 200 scents are available to be fused into each product before a final tint application transforms skin-soothing concoctions into aesthetically striking bathroom accessories. Surprise your mom with a hydrating body mist ($8.75, 2 oz.) that matches her bedroom décor or pick up any bottled product ($11.75, 4 oz.) such as a conditioner, body wash, or bubble bath. Add pizzazz to bath time with fragrant bath crystals ($24.50) and an exfoliating salt scrub ($30). The fun, hands-on process provides all the childlike excitement of spontaneous soda-fountain chemistry while avoiding sugar-induced headaches and upset stomachs. Every product is suitable for sensitive skin and almost all are paraben- and SLS-free.
A team of certified fitness instructors, nail technicians, licensed aestheticians, and licensed massage therapists work together to ensure clients’ well-being both inside and out. A trio of fitness teachers guide students through core-strengthening Pilates exercises, hip-swinging Zumba moves, and Piloxing—a blend of Pilates and Boxing routines. After sculpting bodies, clients can relax under the trained hands of a massage therapist or refurbish mugs during microdermabrasion treatments and deep-sea peels.
NOLA Float Tanks heals bodies and soothes minds inside cozy capsules of sterile water heated exactly to body temperature, which are designed to shut out the outside world for at least an hour. By resting in a dark pool of warm water filled with Epsom salts that creates a feeling weightlessness, clients can alleviate joint pain with a release of natural endorphins, and achieve a deep, restive state of meditation and relaxation.
At Milan Hair and Body Salon, the receptionist is the first to greet clients—unless Bo is around. The presence of Bo, the salon's unofficial mascot dog, exemplifies the friendly, relaxed environment maintained by the salon's stylists. The stylists, some of whom have more than 30 years of experience, use Matrix and Rusk products during services that range from conditioning hair to coloring it so it can resemble the client's favorite Mondrian painting. Removed from the salon floor in a private treatment room, aesthetician Diane Ligi employs more than seven years of experience to deliver relaxing spa services accompanied by soothing music and aromatherapy.
Bleach Bright USA furnishes more dazzling smiles with its full line of teeth-whitening products. The treatments can be performed in offices or at home, with kosher whitening gels working in tandem with LED lights to brighten teeth by up to eight shades. On-the-go whitening pens, daily brushing foams, and rinses help maintain lightened hues.
Body Art Day Spa & Salon offers manicures, pedicures, facials, massages, and hair services. The salon and spa aims to have something on the menu for every member of the family, including a list of men's services and Mother's Day spa packages. Regardless of the client, they're sure to achieve their aesthetic goals. For example, microdermabrasion treatments render skin luminous, and eyelash extensions help clients bat away teddy bears thrown by admiring fans.