The stylists at Berenice's Salon relieve craniums of unwanted length, split ends, and stress with stylish snips and soothing massages. Shear-wielding stylists tidy up beloved hairstyles or sculpt new 'dos with wet- and dry-cutting techniques, leaving hair manageable, versatile, and able to predict the weather. Condition female strands with the youth-restoring KeraGreen keratin and protein moisturizers, defrizz tresses and lock in moisture with an It’s a 10 Miracle Hair Mask, or revitalize and repair damaged hair with an argan-oil-infused DermOrganic Masque. Nimble fingers alleviate pain and stress from shoulders or scalps, ensuring that salon visits are as relaxing as a raft trip along gentle waves of smooth jazz.
A former fitness trainer and corporate number cruncher, massage therapist Mark Kennon traded his sweatpants and suit coats for a degree from the Southeastern School of Massage, where he studied structural anatomy, kinesiology, and physiology. Versed in soul- and sinew-soothing Swedish massage, Mark spans sore necks and backs with a tactical array of gliding strokes that may be augmented with the therapeutic bodywork of clinical neuromuscular therapy and targeted trigger-point techniques. By incorporating hot stones and warm towels into each treatment, Mark elevates clients to a plane of relaxation known only to sleepy sloths and Morgan Freeman’s scene partners.
The three therapists at A Nurturing Touch Therapeutic Massage focus on soothing pain and stress throughout the muscular system. The skilled therapists are well versed in a variety of massage modalities, ranging from Swedish to trigger-point therapy. All techniques are able to delve into the muscles with sure strokes to relieve aches and pains. A variety of add-ons heightens the massage experience with Italian dark-chocolate oil, invigorating aromatherapy, and foot and body scrubs. Reiki treatments can work to help balance chakras and induce overall healing, and couples massages keep pairs bonding through simultaneous pampering.
Since 2004, the staff at Core Essentials Pilates has relished the opportunity to watch students master the precise movements of Pilates, which bring balance, flexibility, and strength to the body. Mat- and equipment-based classes use the body's own resistance to toughen moves instead of resistance borrowed from bankrupt magnets. Classes take place seven days a week, and the staff recommends that patrons take part in two-three sessions per week for optimal results.
Just a stones-throw away from Hamlin Sound, Eagle Island, and Charleston Harbor, Seaside Spa is a destination for relaxation. Offering a host of skin-centric services, the spa's specialties include a variety of facials customized to the client's skin-type and number of noses using products by Eminence Organics and CosMedix. Surrounded by ocean-blue walls, visitors can also relax during body wraps, soothing massages, or even custom spray tans, which are applied by hand to ensure even application of the paraben-free solution.