Amid a relaxing atmosphere permeated by candlelight and gentle music, 855 Salon & MedSpa's resident massage therapists banish tension and pain from necks and backs with strokes customized to each client's needs. This aura of tranquility extends to 855’s other spa treatments, which range from soothing facials that rid skin of acne to diamond-tip microdermabrasion treatments that slough away dead cells to unveil brighter, more youthful-looking complexions.
While the spa team focuses on muscles and skin, the salon’s masterful stylists fashion hair into wedding-ready updos and brighten locks with all-over color. Their deep-conditioning treatments inject some softness into frizzy strands, and their waxing services help remove unwanted hair, including those two pesky mustaches that keep growing above your eyes.
Bliss Package participants start off their day of inner and outer beauty with an hour-long, full-body massage—relief-seekers choose from a bevy of rub-down options, including hot-stone, Swedish, and sports massage. After the therapeutic massage has left them melted into the table, Zen-ified spa denizens move on to the detoxifying body polish, which gently exfoliates skin before moisturizing it gratuitously with rich body butter. An all-body-encompassing hot-towel treatment warms and smoothes human surfaces further, while an advanced health facial gets to work calming countenances.
The fire-truck-red brick exterior of Mane Attractions Hair Studio invites heads of hair for remodeling within a spacious, studio-style salon. Wielded by master stylist Kristi Howell, a Joico deep-conditioning mask steeps manes for 20 minutes in hydrating nourishment and dives deep into strands to strengthen and repair hair damaged from over-styling, cold weather, or drying off in the microwave. To top off the treatment, the stylist corrals the warm breeze of a blow-dryer to bequeath coifs with a polished style. The studio recommends that heads sport the deep-conditioning mask up to two times per month, depending on the severity of the hair’s dryness.
The licensed massage therapists at Serenity Massage Center leverage expertise in a variety of massage techniques to personalize each kneading session. Swedish massage uses light or medium pressure to loosen knots and alleviate stress. The smooth, gliding strokes ease muscle tension and promote relaxation, easing overworked muscles and melting tension into a conveniently positioned bucket. As frames slacken, therapists may target especially tense areas with increased pressure. An effective treatment for stress reduction and the improvement of blood circulation, Swedish massage also relieves anxiety, depression, and trauma resulting from having a quarter painfully extracted from an ear by a street magician. Other benefits of massage include increased joint mobility and improved immune-system functioning.
At Adjustments & Acupuncture, Doctor of Chiropractic Deb Hirabai uses more than 14 years of acupuncture experience to guide her patients toward active lifestyles. A recipient of such treatments herself, Dr. Hirabai zeroes in on everyday disorders while drawing on methods such as spinal corrections, applied kinesiology, and traditional Chinese acupuncture and herbal formulas. Most treatments begin with a comprehensive exam, which allows her to map out a personalized solution for each patient rather than relying on a cloth map of Middle Earth.