As a family-owned-and-operated business, Magic Island Tanning provides a variety of services for patrons seeking a toastier epidermis. Three varieties of UV beds provide even results for melanin seekers of every stripe, with both standing and reclining options. Those who shun the sun can opt for VersaSpa's moisturizing sunless-tanning spray, which studied the star religiously for years to learn its moves and recreate them for ex-sun worshippers. The system's EZ-2Breathe technology makes each dark-hued hose-down comfortable and relaxing. Spray tans come in three levels ($31–$41 for full-body treatments); face ($5–7) and leg ($14–18) sprays are also available.
At Tantalizing Studios, three levels of tanning beds, hand-blended spray-tans, and top-tier tanning lotions help clients achieve customized tans not possible at every tanning salon. After recommending a tanning lotion from a selection that includes Australian Gold, Designer Skin, and Devoted Creations products, technicians lead individuals to private treatment rooms, where seven different tanning beds await. In addition to tanning, Tantalizing Studios' serene, turquoise-colored studio welcomes those in need of body-waxing and massage treatments.
The deft muscle-manipulators at Special Touch Hair Designs knead bone-movers into ache-free bliss with stress-busting massages and pampering spa treatments. The 45-minute hand-and-foot paraffin treatment encases extremities in warm, sticky wax, locking in moisture to leave hands and feet as soft as the Pillsbury Doughboy’s favorite neck pillow. After removing the wax, therapists complete the pampering with hand and foot massages. A one-hour relaxation massage focuses on liquefying tension with broad, smooth strokes while moisturizing skin with cocoa butter or hypoallergenic lotion. Therapeutic massage focuses on knotty muscles, applying deep pressure to clenched backs and shoulders to increase range of motion and circulation. A clean, softly lit room ensconces guests in a serene atmosphere during sessions. Quiet music and warm sheets encourage guests to drift into relaxing reveries, daydreaming about floating through clouds or visiting museums filled only with busts of Teddy Roosevelt.
Auburn Massage Centre was established in 2007 by co-founders Laura Buchs-Hall and Sarah Lapadot in an effort to share the healing powers of massage therapy and bodywork. During the past five years, AMC's staff has continued to bloom alongside its selection of services, which now range from standard massages to skincare treatments with Lara Teague, who uses Image skincare products.
In nature, stones are usually treaded on by the masses as they lie forgotten on the ground. But inside The Wellness Center, stones take center stage during massage sessions. They are heated with care and gently slid along body canvases, lulling tense muscles into relaxation. The massage therapists also incorporate essential oils and salt scrubs into their kneading sessions and slather mud masks over faces for added relaxation.
The stylists at Color Me Happy Hair Studio specialize in funky colors: bright reds, blues, magentas, and purples that wouldn't look out of place in a cartoon. "Everything looks better in color," they advertise. In addition to a turning tresses a rainbow of shades (which also include more natural colors), Color Me Happy performs facials, waxes, and mani-pedis.