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Makes Scents carries more than 75 perfume oils in scents such as açaí berry, chocolate, china musk, and wild ginger that allow customers to mix and match to create customized fragrances. They can blend these extracts into an aromatic perfume or cologne spray, or infuse them into bath and body products that include bath and shower gels, shampoos and conditioners, mineral-rich lotions, and massage oils. Many of the products are also paraben free, and come unscented as a gentle alternative for individuals with aroma-sensitive allergies. Makes Scents carries many designer-inspired oils for men and women in familiar fragrances such as Gucci Rush and Dolce & Gabbana, and also stock its shelves with other products from brands such as L’Occitane, Crabtree & Evelyn, and Root Candles.

19 S 9th St
Columbia,
MO
US

Meditation Station incites tranquility with an eclectic stock of yoga gear, incense, and Eastern-influenced home décor. Shoppers can foster flexibility on a 1/4-inch yoga mat ($20), or garnish napes with a locally crafted hemp necklace ($15). Infuse faces with soothing scents with an aromatherapy citrus green tea facial cleanser ($20), or perch upon a Carolina Morning meditation cushion ($35) as respite from particularly stressful games of Candy Land.

32 North 9th Street
Columbia,
MO
US

If you walk into Blanc Studio planning to color your hair, you may just walk out with a brand new purse. After coloring 100 clients, the studio draws the name of one of those 100 clients and gifts them a Coach bag. This commitment to go above and beyond for a good experience becomes evident in other ways as well. A 52-inch television equipped with Netflix and a gaming system entertains kids as their parents relax in the stylists’ chair, and the studio’s master stylist approves each coiffure before clients depart or stay to use the Wii.

918 E Broadway
Columbia,
MO
US

Harnessing the power of the VersaSpa skincare system, Magictan Studios transforms fair-skinned physiques into bronzed bodies in a mere 60 seconds (a $28 value for a natural VersaSpa application, plus prep and moisturizer). After choosing from browning levels of light, natural, maximum, or Elizabeth Barrett, customers hop in the booth for a sunless spritz from cowlick to cuticle, bequeathing skin with the golden facade of a bronze statue, but with the added benefit of an anti-aging moisturizer. Designed with an EZ-2Breathe purification system, the VersaSpa structure continuously employs fresh air to expunge stale fumes, granting lungs a comfortable spray-tanning experience. Once all sides are fully coated, a breezy draft escapes the signature comfort-dry apparatus, drying radiant regions faster than a helicopter hovering inside a freshly painted Sistine Chapel.

904 Elm St
Columbia,
MO
US

Salon 4 & Spa is so confident in their work, they guarantee it for five days after appointments. Working out of a newly opened space, the Salon 4 team consists of trained stylists, aestheticians, and nail experts. They also have massage therapists on staff that are proficient in six different types of treatment. For those with busy schedules, the staff makes itself available for both evening and weekend hours, when most other massage therapists are hibernating like bears and college students.

1110 East Broadway
Columbia,
MO
US

In a studio located within Johnson Chiropractic & Holistic Health Center, licensed massage therapist Bailee Schultz works to assuage each individual's aches and pains. While chiropractors realign spines in other treatment rooms, Schultz focuses on loosening muscles and freeing bodies from everyday stress and tension. Details such as aromatic essential oils, soothing hot towels, and foot-scrub treatments leave visitors to Schultz Therapeutic Massage feeling relaxed and pampered.

19 E. Walnut St.
Columbia,
MO
US