The technicians at Naturally Chic Nails specialize in not only beautifying fingers and toes, but keeping them healthy as well. Manicures are performed without water to keep nails strong and colors lasting, and all implements are either replaced with each client or sanitized with care. That same attention to quality extends to the products used as well?along with traditional glazes from Essie, vegan polishes, scrubs, and lotions by Zoya treat digits with minimal chemicals. Should guests opt for a no-chip manicure or pedicure, a UV-free LED light sets the polish to help looks linger through dozens of chalkboard-scratching sessions.
Many seemingly soothing spa treatments are actually awash in unnatural chemicals?but not at Noktivo Spa & Beauty Boutique. Here, aestheticians and stylists beautify clients head-to-toe with products that are paraben-, sulfate-, and phthalate-free. They adorn fingers and toes with vegan, 5-free nail polishes and refresh visages with organic facials using products made with all-natural ingredients.?
This commitment to eco-friendliness, as well as their great service, has earned them praise from the press, including DailyCandy. Chicago Parent even deemed Noktivo one of the best places in Chicago to pamper yourself, unlike the showers on the beaches around Lake Michigan.
Fresh flowers, framed Japanese kanji, and complimentary cups of steaming tea help put clients at ease as soon as they enter Aroma Spa. The massage therapists further relax visitors by having them lie atop heated tables during luxurious sessions lasting up to 105 minutes. They use unscented organic oils and hot towels to accentuate the therapeutic benefits of the signature massage, which primarily employs Swedish techniques in order to gently soothe and rejuvenate muscles across the full body. Other specialized modalities include deep tissue and prenatal.
Outside of massage rooms, aestheticians clarify skin with peptide-rich skincare products and chemical peels. They can also use mineral-laden ash from the most accurately constructed science-fair volcanoes to moisturize and soften skin. The spa's nail technicians prettify digits by adding vibrant coats of OPI, Essie, or no-chip polish.