Strings of soft white lights twinkle in the periwinkle hallway of Bronze and Bliss Day Spa, illuminating the path to individual treatment rooms. In each room, the day spa’s aestheticians, makeup artists, and waxing and tanning specialists tend to clients’ beauty and relaxation needs.
Custom-blended foundation, created to match an individual’s skin color, helps to even skin tone and mask unwanted marks. Spray-tanning sessions lend limbs a sun-kissed glow, and eyelash extensions lengthen lashes more beautifully than angle-hair pasta.
Sport Clips specializes in creating a just-for-the-dudes atmosphere that’s tailor made to tickle the Y chromosome. "Men's women" stylists futz with the follicles of men and boys in a sport-themed environment decorated in a bold black, white, and red color scheme—evoking racing flags, professional sports teams, and jokes about newspapers. Your MVP haircut begins with a consultation about the look you want, followed by the precision haircut itself. Your guy-savvy stylist will then dole out a delightful scalp massage with Tea Tree shampoo. After a dollop of leave-in conditioner, you'll get to savor the warmth of a barbershop-style steamed towel and feel sports-related frustration melt away during an upper neck and shoulder massage. In between haircuts, you can come in anytime and get the back of your neck cleaned up for free, since unsightly neck stubble is known to attract the unwanted attention of poltergeists, sandworms, and debt collectors.
Elements of Style’s 23 stylists and aestheticians bring together their individual specialties as they care for clients from follicle to toenail. They collectively tackle anything from a basic trim to a frost treatment ideal for those trying not to stand out among gangs of snowmen. Therapists, meanwhile, can soothe beleaguered muscles with hot-stone massages, and body wraps with salt-glow treatments leave skin looking vibrantly healthy. The center also caters to more technical concerns with med-spa-quality treatments, including microdermabrasion sessions and cosmetic laser treatments that help to conceal the appearance of acne blemishes.
Minimal packaging is used in wrapping IQ Natural’s all-natural serums, just one of the staff’s many demonstrations of eco-consciousness. They operate on a five-tier commitment to organic ingredients, ensuring that all products are free from unwholesome fillers, parabens, or multiple-choice test questions for animals. Many items are vegan.
From among the product lines, peels, masks, and toners set complexions aglow under mineral makeup that's culled from deep inside the earth’s cosmetic counter. Massage oils and scrubs render softer, smoother skin, and specially formulated baby products leave freshly scented tots in their wakes.
Licensed massage therapist Dalena Garcia releases the tight musculature of historic Oregon City with a dynamic menu of Thai-Swedish blend massages. To ramp up each massage session, Dalena pairs bodywork with sumptuous add-ons such as essential oils, hot stones, and relaxing herbal-ball acupressure.