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.
H2O Salon and Day Spa is a Paul Mitchell Focus salon, meaning its stylists are highly trained to give expert advice on all things Paul Mitchell. Paul Mitchell–trained colorists wield a complete line of Paul Mitchell tools and select from a rainbow of beeswax-based hues at a Paul Mitchell color bar. They even have a Paul Mitchell tool bar, where customers can try the brand's complete line of blow dryers, brushes, and styling irons before buying, and a complete line of Candleberry Company candles is also available for purchase in scents such as Cape Cod Raspberry, Sweet Magnolia, and Paul Mitchell.
Beyond nurturing shiny healthy hair with name-brand services and products, the team also mixes their own custom scrubs for specialty pedicures and facials in flavors such as chocolate raspberry and coconut rose. Herbal body wraps cleanse and pamper the torso, and waxing services keep body hair from sprouting in unwanted areas. The salon and spa also houses a private grooming lounge just for men, where masculine decor puts guys at ease as they bolster handsomeness with beard trims, manly manicures, and shoe shines.
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 doctors of chiropractic at Chiro One Wellness Centers put patients at the core of their efforts. Though the centers are spread the country, with locations in Illinois, Kentucky and Texas, the company's mission remains to help patients and their surrounding communities reach their maximum potential through a combination of customized chiropractic treatment plans and education. This approach doesn't just assuage painful symptoms—it's also designed to uncover the root causes of ailments such as whiplash, insomnia, headaches, carpal-tunnel syndrome, and more.
In their efforts to improve communication in the central nervous system by addressing nerve interference, chiropractors provide spinal adjustments and supplemental treatments such as cervical traction, therapeutic exercise and balance-strengthening wobble boards. Their practice extends far beyond the wellness centers, however: community-outreach efforts take them to health fairs, offsite spinal screenings, and complimentary workshops on a range of wellness topics. They also devote themselves to nonprofit work with several organizations, including The Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Greater Chicago Food Depository. At the Chiros Care Free Wellness Center, they examine and treat Chicago's homeless and HIV-positive population, fueled by their belief that everyone should have access to expert preventive care.
The staff at Balance Massage And Yoga Studio seek to help their clients feel good inside and out. They do so via massage work that ranges from relaxing Swedish modalities, aromatherapy, and euphoric facial massages to deep-tissue, reflexology, and therapeutic treatments. The studio also holds yoga and Zumba classes to provide students with much-needed fitness.