Between the demands of work and family, it's easy for the body to get off balance. That's why licensed massage therapist Jean Buchanan keeps the senses in check with her holistic healing services. Jean is a multi-skilled therapist with specialties ranging from accident rehabilitation to spa relaxation techniques. Clients may also seek her expertise for an exfoliating body wrap to slim and tighten the physique.
Whether you're hunching over a computer, filing heavy stacks of paper, or punching the heads off radioactive vampires, daily activities put repeated stress on your muscles, causing chronic aches and tension. Release tension and give muscles a pampering with today's Groupon to Serenity IHM: $35 gets you one hour of deep-tissue massage (normally $70).
Salon Tua Nails & Spa's tranquil environs and accommodating staff help visitors abandon the stresses of the week as they indulge their bodies in relaxing spa treatments. During the 80-minute optimizer facial, an aesthetician daubs faces with a mixed solution of phytobiological actives to tighten skin and improve slumping facial posture better than a pair of cheek crutches. The facial's ingredients also work to strengthen complexions and improve skin tone. Body beautification extends to appendage enders with the cuccio naturale spa manicure and pedicure, which moisturizes skin on the hands and feet with a wrinkle-reducing formula comprised of papaya enzymes and guava nectar anti-oxidants. A callus treatment and scrub then smoothes out rough skin before a mask and lotion hydrates epidermises like a Gatorade bubble bath.
Relaxation is the primary goal at Bear Paw Massage, where a skilled massage therapist pulls from a variety of techniques to soothe achy muscles. Light-to-medium pressured Swedish strokes and applications of heated stones gently ease tension, and concentrated, deep-tissue kneads unwind knotted muscles. Sessions take place in a tranquil blue room that boasts Asian scrolls and nature-inspired artwork.
A specialist in hair health, cuts, styles, and up-dos, Sindica Young has been cutting hair for over 15 years. Though a fan of vintage and conservative cuts and looks, Sindica is no stranger to the latest styles, and relishes the chance to craft creative styles for her clients. She offers natural cuts, shampoo and styling services, straightening treatments, and color services, such as full or partial highlights.
When stylist Gigi Schools was fresh out of beauty school more than three decades ago, she beautified her clients without the use of keratin, Chi thermal straightening, or many of today’s top brands. Now—sprinkling scalps with professional Bed Head, Matrix, and Paul Mitchell products—she makes use of these modern techniques to achieve a wide variety of classic and trendy looks. Precision cuts, iron works, and coloring services also fall from Gigi’s versatile fingers, with her skill honed over years of conducting hair shows in New York.