Tucked inside Daytona Beach Resort, Terra Acqua Day Spa shelters weary travelers and residents from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. From inside private treatment rooms, Hawaiian-made candles fill the air with the intoxicating scent of coconut as skilled staff members ease tension with soothing massage techniques. Body scrubs from local vendors gently whisk expired cells from corpuses, and imported creams and body wraps pare down hazardous curves. The pampering continues outside on the ocean deck, where cabana-shaded massage tables pair sessions with fresh air and the coos of relaxed conch shells.
The experienced stylist who lends his name to Salon Stefan beautifies tresses with expert cut and coloring services performed with professional products. In consultations, clients discuss their desired looks to personalize their services before Stefan snips and trims manes into the desired bob, bouffant, or hollowed-out beehive to hide stolen Academy Award satuettes. Matrix and Pravana coloring solutions infuse the client's choice of hue onto eager strands. The highlight maestro defends his title with full-foil treatments, wrapping strands snugly for all-over highlights, lowlights, or pinstripes that match a favorite blazer. After the services, hair enjoys expert styling to a pristine finish. The formaldehyde-free Pravana keratin hair treatment routes out frizz and smooths cumbersome curls to outfit clients with sleek, shiny locks.
Daytona Yoga & Wellness Center's certified massage therapist, Ron Ghaffarian, pampers muscles and minds with soothing Thai yoga massage sessions. Thai yoga massage integrates the active aspects of yoga with a variety of healing techniques, such as acupressure, yoga poses, gentle twists, and meditation. As the massage therapist rhythmically kneads muscles and tendons while performing concentrated energy work, the body releases stress, tension, and agitated spirit animals.
Armed with the knowledge that every person’s skin is different, the staff at The Hot Spot Tanning offers clients access to a range of UV-and sunless-tanning methods that suit many skin types. The salon features five tiers of Level 1–5 UV, the latter of which build upon the basics of Level 1 beds by adding in amenities such as cooling fans and pressurized bulbs for faster, burn-reducing results. Staff members also accommodate the needs of clients who prefer UV-free methods with automated VersaSpa spray-tan booths, which dispense a pigmented mist to create a head-to-toe tan in 48 seconds.
Licensed aesthetician and makeup artist Vilma Lamica trained and worked in Boston and New York before heading south to sunny Daytona Beach. As the owner of Salon 31, she helps create classic, edgy, and trendy looks with her team of three other beauty professionals. Together, they snip away split ends and add color and texture to strands. They also reduce frizz with Paul Mitchell Awapuhi Wild Ginger keratin treatments and sweep hair into stunning updos.
At Ormond Salon & Boutique, owner and stylist Debbie Edwards leads her multitalented staff as they create a tranquil environment where visitors can achieve both relaxation and beautification. After verbal consultations that pin down clients’ hairdo aspirations, the salon’s stylists restore luster to coiffures with calculated snips paired with Redken and Matrix products. Aestheticians administer anti-aging facials and safeguard skin with Solise sunscreen that staves off potentially damaging sunrays, while massage therapists go hand-to-hand against bodily aches. Ormond Salon & Boutique’s menu also includes nail services that dignify digits with French polish applied with a baguette.