Not far from the bubbling waters of Fountain Center's outdoor fountain sits the entrance to Fountain Spa, a boutique day spa helmed by massage therapist Vicki Economou. The quiet courtyard outside serves as a fitting prelude to each spa experience, during which Vicki’s team of massage therapists and beauty technicians encourage whole-body wellness with holistic treatments and natural products.
Small batches of ilike organic skin care products draw their potency from blended fruits and veggies; the spa’s aesthetician calls upon these naturally derived concoctions during four facials that focus on deep cleansing, exfoliation, hydration, and overall pampering. Similarly, locally sourced Nourish bath products and Savannah Bee Company products fuel mani-pedis, body wraps, and massages. Massages, which are available in holistic modalities such as lomi lomi and foot-powered ashiatsu, can also be enhanced with aromatherapy, bamboo sticks, hot stones, or stress-melting jalapeño peppers worn on the therapist’s fingertips.
All About Me corrals a salon, a spa, and a boutique in its fetching space, characterized by pitched ceilings and wrought-iron chandeliers. Decorated with a soft color palette and fresh flowers, the spa wraps customers in an oasis of comfort on the aquatic enclave of Hilton Head Island. Technicians nurture nails while guests kick back, form kick lines at manicure stations, or recline on plush, massaging pedicure chairs. Meanwhile, the team of seasoned stylists conscripts high-quality Goldwell, TIGI, and Pureology hair products.
P'Zazz Hair & Nail Studio's staff performs a vast suite of spa and salon services for men and women, helping to keep hair and nails in showroom shape. While stylists perform exacting snips and deliver colorful highlights to hair, aestheticians cleanse faces with customized facials and peels. Meanwhile, expert nail technicians dress fingers with a variety of paw-prettying embellishments, such as silk wraps, no-chip shellac, and purple Ring Pops.
Fifth Avenue Salon’s pack of highly trained stylists smoothes wayward strands with Keratin Complex treatments. Both procedures use keratin protein to naturally promote stronger, silkier, and healthier hair, emancipating manes from the ghosts of frizzies past. Hair magicians whip blow-dryers from their hip holsters to administer a one-hour Keratin Complex express blow-out, smoothing tresses by the end of lunch break, or dismiss stale perms with the Keratin Complex smoothing system treatment, a three-hour overhaul that uses curling irons and other methods to thoroughly glossify hair. Results often last 6–8 months, depending on the client’s hair type and whether or not the client accepts Frankenstein's marriage proposal.
Among the highly qualified staff at Inner Peace Massage is a masters-level massage practitioner and licensed massage therapist whose advanced certifications dip into both aesthetic and bodywork fields. Inner Peace Massage’s experienced therapists draw from their toolbox of techniques to target myriad sources of discomfort. Tropical oils accompany relaxing Hawaiian massages, and sports massages relieve bodies that have performed athletic activity and the hard labor of hoisting successful athletes on their shoulders after victories. Ingredients such as Éminence organic skincare products and Hungarian apricot oils feature prominently on the menu of revitalizing facial treatments, and Thai oils team up with peppermint foot wraps and acupressure to give feet a blissful reprieve from the burden of supporting the body.