The pair of skilled therapists at The 2 of Us Massage brews seasonal body treatments harvested from naturally therapeutic winter ingredients. During the winter peppermint body wrap, a dry brush rakes over skin to collect dead skin cells and chocolate stains from Halloween candy before technicians frost pelts with a concoction of peppermint, clays, and organic herbs. While this warming blend opens pores and stirs circulation, the therapist adds essential oils to soothe achy muscles. The limbs of those who opt for the spa package will also taste a 30-minute seasonal massage that extracts the tension the body has acquired from applying for a job as a snowman understudy.
The licensed specialists at Beyond Bath & Body Day Spa smooth skin with a wide variety of waxing services and accessorize teeth with Swarovski crystals. Gentle wax denudes fuzzed areas in northern climes such as the eyebrows, lip, chins, sideburns, cheeks, and neck ($12 each), and hands attached to uncovered arms ($20+) make sleek work of patting a newly smooth back ($35+). Leg or bikini waxes evict unwanted hair from the body's southerly regions ($25+). For choppers longing to join a constellation, a spa technician will use a five-minute process to apply a Swarovski crystal to the tooth of your choice ($30 for the first jewel; additional jewels in the same appointment are $15 each). The subtle, 2-millimetre stones affix to the tooth’s enamel in a painless and easily reversible process, and can last from six months to several years.
The massage therapists at The Pain Treatment & Wellness Center listen closely to patients' descriptions of aches and pains and use these reports to build personalized treatments. During bodywork sessions, therapists begin by adjusting environmental factors—music, lighting, and trade winds—to create a space that's completely free of stress factors. They go on to customize the style and pressure of each touch, rooting out pain as clients sprawl on heated tables with scentless linens. The lead therapist specializes in sports therapy, which helps athletes optimize their performance, and works alongside other therapists who practice deep-tissue, Swedish, pregnancy, and other modalities.
Trendz the salon spa owner Alana Ficco holds licensing in nail care, skincare, management, and teaching, all of which qualifies her to lead a team of beauty professionals who groom nails, knead out tension, and cleanse skin. Perhaps a particular highlight of the team's service menu is the wide range of body treatments; there are a dozen distinct masks and wraps, including a cocoa bean scrub and a Caribbean therapy treatment infused with the Aveda skincare products the spa favors.
The spa also hosts a beauty boutique stocked with jewelry, shoes, and handbags. The boutique's bath bombs allow guests to indulge at home, and its supply of soaps that look like cupcakes thwarts people who make a living selling stolen desserts to the mafia.
Top-shelf products by Aveda, Kevin Murphy, and Baco line the shelves at Cristo Bello Spa Salon and Gifts, where beauty experts cosset their clients with an array of services. Experienced hairstylists spin around cushy black styling chairs in the salon, ribboning hair with full-foil highlights and freeing men, women, and children from pesky split-ends and lengths that present choking threats. They dole out helpings of the Brazilian-blowout treatment to transform frizzy strands into smooth and shiny locks, or put a hint of bounce into stick-straight strands with spiral texturizing. Nail technicians work close by, shaping and polishing nails and enveloping skin with hot stones.
Guests can escape the chatter and noisy blow dryers by retreating to the spa for a massage or facial. Licensed massage therapists push stress aside with Swedish, deep-tissue, and shiatsu massages, while clients sip on herbal tea or wine. Meanwhile, aestheticians call upon Aveda and Dr. Alkatis Organic Skin Care products to cleanse and clarify skin. They use the soy-based Nufree system to remove hair from the face and body without the irritation or bee trail of traditional waxes, and create a natural-looking tan in minutes with Norvel organic spray-tanning solutions.