It's hard to get much more relaxing than a spa set on a picturesque golf resort. For all they have going for them, however, the team at Ousia Day Spa still tries to exceed expectations. Their signature facials soothe and hydrate skin affected by acne and fine lines, while their relaxation and deep-tissue massages alleviate tension in overworked muscles. Impressively, the spa's hair-removal treatments depend on the same hot wax used to groom the golf course's pristine greens.
The qualified staff at Heaven & Earth revitalize smile mantels with a slew of all-natural facials performed with Repechage Beauty From the Sea products. Patrons can take a skin-smoothing sabbatical with the European rehydrating facial, which removes dull skin cells and unnaturally bright milk mustaches to reveal younger-looking skin. During the 60-minute façade-coddling session, an affable aesthetician also infuses neck toppers with a hydrating splash of antioxidant-rich botanicals that protect and rehydrate faces.
The friendly aestheticians at Nailz 2 See & More have created a one-stop shop for beauty needs, including facials, waxing, and hairstyling. After their clients treat hands and feet with mani-pedis, which can be augmented with soothing paraffin dips, they can stop by the shop to stock up on beauty products and accessories.
It isn’t uncommon to see guests leaving Rock Paper Scissors with hair bearing streaks of magenta and cobalt. Or walking out with edge, razor-cut styles or mohawks. Of course, it is just a common to see a long line of classic bobs and neat trims emerging out the door. That's exactly the way owners John and Deborah Harrington like it—they chose their staff for the versatility of their skills, which includes doling out specialty services like Japanese straightening and retro-inspired roller sets. And the same flexibility applies to the salon's nail technicians, who spend their days decorating digits with everything from traditional monochromatic hues to french tips to tiny replicas of the Sistine Chapel.
Park Avenue Spa!Zone is about as girly as it gets—couches and zebra-print chairs strewn with fuzzy pink pillows, and manicure tables with frilly tutus tied to the backs of the chairs. It's a good thing it's so frilly, because here girls come in for age-appropriate spa treatments that live up to little ones' wildest imaginings of what a spa is like. Manicures and pedicures begin with scented hand and foot soaks, though the polish is applied with youthful touches like sparkles or polka-dot nail art. "Frosting" facials moisturize little faces, and makeup applications and body-glitter tattoos prep kids for dress-up sessions with tutus and boas. All services are available a la carte, but parents can also reserve parties that include pizza, pink-lemonade toasts, and passes to an on-site bouncy castle guarded by a dragon who keeps his distance thanks to a fear of glitter.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Classic manicure and deluxe pedicure
Brands Used: Essie, OPI, CND-Shellac, Vintlux, Morgan Tayloe, Revlon, Cuccio Natural, Satin Smooth, Gena, Gigi
Pro Tip: Please communicate with your beauty professional as this will lead to your desired result.