Wreathed in swirls of aromatic steam, a Buddha statue surveys Pure Spa and Salon’s water house during complimentary trips to the place of rest for recipients of spa services. Lotus candle holders dot the house, which features a rainwater shower, foot-soaking station, and steam cave with petroglyphs in the shape of loofahs. To earn entry into the misty haven, male and female clients can receive their choice of spa services, including traditional and med-spa procedures supervised by a doctor. Guests flit from spa services to the salon, where lime-green chairs face modish square mirrors suspended from the ceiling by industrial pipes.
Body Beautiful Studio’s menu of services not only focuses on keeping clients looking luminous and svelte, but also emphasizes the importance of good health and whole-body well-being. Rather than relying on the potentially harmful UV rays emitted by tanning beds, the studio’s airbrush tanning technicians instead engulf bodies in a mist of botanically based solution, creating an even, sun-kissed hue free of orange streaks, unlike carrots shot out of a T-shirt cannon. Body Beautiful’s full-body infrared treatments use far-infrared technology to relieve aches and contour silhouettes. As the gentle heat elevates metabolisms and helps release pent-up toxins, it can also improve skin tone by minimizing the appearance of cellulite.
Koffee Day Spa's cozy boutique setting and luxurious services ensure an intimate couples retreat or rapport-building pamper party. Shear superfluous curves and dimpled skin with the 60-minute Green Koffee cellulite wrap (a $100 value), which swathes frames in a snug cocoon designed to soothe, slim, and boost the skin's natural defenses against martial arts. Then facial artisans apply the Non-Fat mini facial (a $45 value), great for desiccated countenances of all skin types, to newly toned façades. The 25-minute treatment bastes mugs with a hydrating elixir designed to irrigate parched pores and leave skin as smooth as a freshly shaved bathtub (extractions are not included).
At a dermatological oasis nestled inside Park Cities Plastic Surgery, Urban Skin Care Dallas‘ technicians swaddle skin in soothing custom treatments that address each client’s personal concerns. Their European-style deep-cleansing facials unearth subsurface smudges with steaming ozone, and chemical peels powered by retin-a resurface skin affected by fine lines, rough patches, or jobs as a living statue.
Sokolata owner Olina Nikolini carried two things with her throughout her career: a love for her family’s sweet confections and the recipes used to make them. Through the years, she’s throughout Europe, tasting the local flavors and broadening her palate. A trip across the pond to the United States brought her even more opportunities to sample different creations, and as her knowledge grew, she tailored her family’s recipes to bolster their flavor. Today, Olina draws upon her experiences to fashion gourmet, organic handmade chocolates enlivened with natural and sugarless ingredients such as cocoa powder, honey, nuts, and a variety of tantalizing fillings, such as pumpkin, Texas pecan, and imaginary friend–endorsed air.