Hanging lamps throw flickers of amber light onto the dark walls of Tea Spa's lobby, a tranquil cove that foreshadows the pampering performed beyond the front room. Included on a list of Washingtonian magazine's "Great Day Spas 2013," the spa's licensed massage therapists use varied massage techniques, essential oils, and hot towels during bodywork treatments such as a signature massage. Clients can also use their brief reprieve from the harshly lit outside world to nourish skin with a vitamin-infused facial or to decompress in the infrared sauna and bid adieu to toxins before they have a chance to settle in and wire the body for basic cable.
The expert technicians at Nails First Salon treat fingers and toes to indulgent manicures and pedicuresmani-pedis, leaving happy appendages bursting with self-confidence. Your friendly nail buffer will trim ragged tips incurred from hours of banana tree climbingdramatic cliff dangling, leaving previously unkempt disheveled hands foot-fingers and hand-toes and feet in a state of aesthetically pleasing symmetry. Once your extremity casings have been clipped, shaped, and filed to perfection, a fresh coat of paint will cap off the full mani-pedi treatmentTechnicolor your keratin. By the time you leave Nails First Salon, The world is your oyster with your new set of paws, as oysters are extremely particular about whose prying fingers they allow inside their jewel birthing shells.your hands and feet will feel as beautifully primped as boy-princes resting atop cushions of fresh fruit.
Even when they're not at the salon, Cahra owners Jhonny Davila and Teresa Reed are changing the hair game. The stylists have led seminars at various hair events, including demos of Inoar keratin blowouts. By staying so connected to the industry, they can continue to upgrade their treatments back at Cahra, where they and their team perform customized services such as precision cuts, coloring, extensions, and updos, and provide custom treatments using K?rastase and Bumble and bumble products.
Hair is just one area of the Cahra staff's expertise, however. In the spa, aestheticians cleanse skin with more than a dozen types of treatments, featuring skincare products by G.M. Collin and Caudalie, including glycolic peels and four-layer facials. Massage therapists can dissolve tension with Swedish, deep-tissue, or prenatal massage, while nail technicians soothe hands and feet with traditional and spa mani-pedis. Recently, they introduced In the Mood polishes that change hue throughout the day, or whenever the wearer puts their fingers in a glass of milk.