Fall foot, face, or follicle first into Salon Knotty and Day Spa, where a wide variety of services nurture noodle nests and buff bone boxes back to their younger, fresher selves. Tame wily manes with a haircut (starting at $24 for men, $32 for women), or restore lackluster locks to a natural shade of fuchsia with all-over hair color ($50+). Tongues and toes are equally pampered during the margarita-inspired Ritas & Rocks pedicure ($60), wherein clients are invited to sip a complimentary nonalcoholic margarita as their nails drink up moisture and shine. For the bristle and ripple beriddled, an array of waxing services ($15+) is available to smooth stubbly soul sacks. The spa's anti-aging layered facial ($125) freshens weary frontispieces and leaves skin smooth and well hydrated. Boasting a sleek, streamlined interior and on-site childcare for kids age 12 and under, Salon Knotty's chic and tranquil atmosphere offers a relaxing environment in which to mollycoddle your life-size action figure.
Within environs decked with wood floors, modern décor, and lively hued walls, Hellobeautiful Salon strategically sleekens coifs with the help of Pravana’s proprietary elixirs. Curly noggin noodles are unwound into well-straightened angle hairs with Perfection SmoothOut by Pravana Naturceuticals, a formaldehyde-free chemical treatment. During the 90-minute session, a skilled stylist will mollify follicles with Perfection’s low-pH formula, which is so gentle that it can be applied to chemically treated hair. Additional shampooing, coloring, and prepping for troll-doll lookalike contests may ensue immediately after the treatment. Though not included with this Groupon, a follow-up system from Pravana extends locks’ sleekness 8–12 weeks.
Lisa Mayhugh’s phalanges relieve tension and improve mobility through a range of therapeutic, clinical, and specialty massages. Mayhugh, who has a master of physical therapy degree, tenderizes petrified muscles during 60-minute marathons of Swedish, deep-tissue, or pregnancy massage ($65). Basalt hot-stone massages ($110 for 90 minutes) treat cold-blooded bodies to much-needed earthy warmth, and partners can team up to defend against stress invasions with a couples massage ($130 for 60 minutes). To tackle all of the body’s problems, a session of clinical bodywork—a holistic, hands-on approach for calming the mind, body, and spirit worlds—can banish tension, accumulated stress, and evil twin spirits ($50 for 60 minutes). A 30- to 40-minute reflexology session ($25) introduces newcomers to the codependent relationship among the hands, head, and feet. Located in the Terradyne Country Club, Mystik Butterfly helps visitors improve mobility, conquer stress, ease pain, and relax.
Mesh fuses together three distinct beauty spheres into the ultimate tri-pronged gallery of glamour. With today's deal pamper-loving ladies can stroll into a chic, upscale salon replete with feminine touches, while manscaping men can saunter to the opposite side to indulge in new-fashioned ideas of manliness in the old-fashioned barbershop. Once your body has chosen sides, superfluous skin cells and dead leaves will be scrubbed away with an exfoliating body polish ($75), infused with essential oils that are tailored to each skin type. The 60-minute facial ($65) includes a condensed consultation to better determine specific skin concerns, such as premature aging and glued-on Santa beards, for a totally customized face-toning session. For the schedule-strapped, each of these treatments can be booked separately, or scheduled together for a full afternoon of corporeal refinishing.
At Health & Healing Therapeutic Massage—the U.S. Commerce Association's 2011 Best of Wichita in the massage therapy category—studious therapists dedicated hundreds of hours to the study and practice of massage before treating clients in their serene space. These graduates of Heritage College's School of Massage and members of the ABMP and AMTA completed 720 training hours and 120 internship hours to deeply understand several types of massage, including trigger-point therapy, reflexology, and lymphatic. They tailor all services to address individual needs, even for training athletes and expectant moms. The therapists also deliver onsite chair massages to relax office employees or lure customers to garage sales.
The aura of warmth that envelops clients at Agape Therapeutic Massage is not merely a product of their imaginations. Heated tables wrapped in flannel linens aid the spa’s massage therapists, loosening muscles and thus making them more susceptible to a range of Swedish, deep-tissue, and therapeutic strokes. Though these techniques apply varying degrees of pressure, all of them can be enhanced with a hot-towel treatment that causes stress to melt faster than a snowman’s face after a shredding guitar solo. Dry-brush exfoliation treatments, sugar scrubs, and body wraps hydrate skin and flush out toxins, and seaweed or rose-mud wraps soften skin with nature’s most soothing ointments. :m]]