With the pollution, bacteria, pollen, and flu bugs floating through the air at any given moment, the human body is under constant attack. Deep Blue Massage gives bodies the tools to fight back against those attackers with a variety of purifying and detoxifying therapies. Take halotherapy, for instance. Inside a cocoon-shaped tank, the therapy's constant stream of salt aerosol washes over the body and into the lungs, killing bacteria and fungi on the skin and mucous membranes. For full-body purification, there's the ion cleanse, a footbath that purges clients' systems of environmental toxins in a mere 30 minutes to help relieve a number of ailments.
Beyond detoxifying, therapists also treat patients with massages, tailoring deep-tissue and hot-stone techniques to soothe muscles. Deep-tissue laser therapy is another specialty; laser beams send heated energy into the body to relieve pain and probably also impart superpowers.
The arsenal of products at Simply Enhancing Beauty Lounge serves as evidence of the staff’s discriminating eye for beauty. Though the trio of nail technicians and a hair stylist demonstrate a knack for personal prettiness by performing haircuts, color applications, manicures, and pedicures, they demonstrate an equal commitment to the beauty of their planet by using top-quality, natural ingredients that don’t expose clients to unnecessary chemicals.
By splashing sustainable elixirs such as Igora by Schwarzkopf or Gehwol bamboo scrub rife with avocado oil, algae extract, and honey, they minimize their carbon footprints. They take this quest for a small carbon footprint quite literally—the salon actually carries Planet Flops flip-flops made from natural rubber. Since 10 trees are planted for each pair sold, any customer who happens to have 20 legs and 20 feet could give birth to an entire forest.
East meets west during every one of Jessika Mankin’s custom table massages. The licensed massage therapist targets physical stress and energy imbalances with custom massages that incorporates circulatory massage, deep-tissue therapy, stretching, and Asian bodywork to help bring mind and body back into alignment. Once clients are situated on Jessika’s heated massage table, they'll relax under the organic, locally made massage creams and soothing pressure, which Jessika tailors to accommodate each client’s personal needs. And, if desired, she can also augment each treatment with nutritional advice, stretching techniques, and pain management tips.
Nestled in a renovated historic building in Old Town Fort Collins, The Sanctuary's private treatment rooms act as oases from the hustle of modern life. Seasoned aestheticians administer skin care services such as facials, peels, and microdermabrasion. The Sanctuary champions the local economy, purveying products from its own backyard; Sanítas and Vital Therapy are both all-natural Colorado-based product lines.
The stylists at Running With Scissors Salon ignore lessons learned in grade school in favor of knowledge gleaned from beauty school to professionally style coifs, groom nails, and rejuvenate weary complexions. Inside the full-service salon, the skilled team works to transform appearances with hair, nail, and waxing services for the entire family.
At Reflections Medspa, clients rekindle natural beauty during highly efficient, noninvasive treatments powered by ultramodern equipment. The tides of time ebb away during a CO2 laser resurfacing that washes away the appearance of wrinkles, scars, hyperpigmentation, and large pores. Trained physicians and nurses expose tired skin to beams of carbon-dioxide-enriched light that heat and vaporize the tissue, stimulate collagen growth, and leave behind a complexion more balanced and smooth than a tightrope walker in a zoot suit. The roughly 30-minute facial buff 'n' shine smoothes visages and improves skin tone, incurring a sunburned look for a short period of time. The complete, regular-strength treatment of the face and neck aims to soften fine lines and sun damage, and requires 2-4 days out of the sun. Patients who chose to receive sedation will need a driver to comfortably return to their cozy abodes. Recent resurfacees should lacquer on ample amounts of sunscreen if they venture outdoors.