The experienced master stylists at Princeton Salon and Spa overhaul coifs with customized salon services that employ plant-based Aveda products. At the onset of each one-hour haircut appointment, the stylist consults at length with the client to determine hairstyle goals and penchants for standing in wind tunnels before cleansing and soothing scalps with an Aveda stress-relieving treatment and massage. Scissors snip tresses into personalized cuts before sculpting locks into a sleek style. Mane-tamers also add full or partial foil highlights using Aveda’s 97% naturally derived color, which adds subtle shimmers or all-over tinting to hair canvases. Like a greedy child's visit with Santa, appointments for full highlights typically last about three hours.
Bluefern Spa at Johns Creek instills more than a dozen rooms with details designed for relaxation?right down to the color of the walls. Soothing aqua blue accents complement the rooms' earthy green and brown hues, while soft music and aromatherapy nourish the other senses to ease visitors' minds by assuring them their ears and noses haven't suddenly disappeared. Treatments range from massages and reflexology treatments to sugar body scrubs and organic facials. The spa also houses a halotherapy room, lined with Himalayan salt bricks, where visitors can recline in zero-gravity chairs and breathe the salt-infused air to help relieve symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and skin conditions such as eczema.
Amid The Med Spa at Stat’s olive-green walls, physicians and aestheticians work side-by-side to rid skin of wrinkles, sun damage, and other beauty concerns. Aestheticians ply their techniques at the surface of the skin, customizing facials and exfoliating dead skin cells with diamond microdermabrasion and chemical peels. Physicians take a more internal role as they unfold wrinkles with dermal fillers, address excessive sweating, or smooth spider veins.
At Miu Miu Spa, everything comes back to the feet. That's because the spa specializes in foot massage and reflexology. The former uses traditional Chinese acupressure to jumpstart relaxation, and the latter applies pressure to points in the feet that correlate with other parts of the body. Both treatments impart relaxation and alleviate stress across the whole body, not just the feet.
Nationally certified and licensed massage therapist Pernille Stephens helms Duluth Neuromuscular Therapy, where she offers a variety of massages. Her modalities include the static pressure of neuro-muscular therapy massage, as well as the fierce, muscular targeting of deep-tissue massage. Her massages can help remove muscular aches, decrease stress, and increase circulation.
Located in the Marriott Evergreen, a resort described by an NBC Channel 11 reporter as "like being in another world," The Spa at Evergreen celebrates 10 years of transporting guests to another dimension of relaxation with pampering massage, skin, and nail services. The d?cor of each of the in-hotel spa?s treatment rooms is inspired by an element to add an air of ritual to massages, facials, and body wraps. In the earth room, dark tones and the soothing scent of sandalwood and teak form a stark contrast to the lavender-colored, citrus-scented wind room, where aestheticians perform facials with Dermalogica products. In the water room, a rain shower in the ceiling rinses mud and seaweed from bodies after exfoliating body treatments or slimming wraps. Flickering candles warm the final treatment space, aptly named the fire room, where soothing massages atop heated treatment tables melt muscles like caramel snowmen.