The stylists, barbers, and nail artists at Touch of Elegance Salon stay on top of the industry's latest trends to keep customers looking their best. Highlights, lowlights, and creative dye jobs update looks for the season or witness protection programs and kids' cuts cater to the fashion needs of young clients. A braiding specialist on staff also expertly plaits, twists, and dreadlocks tresses, while skincare experts cleanse and pamper pores.
The therapists at Somatic Symmetry and Massage do everything they can to stand between knots and a healthy back. They depend on more than just their hands, employing essential oils, hot stones, bamboo, and rain-drop therapy to target and eliminate chronic pain. Prenatal and infant massages ease pain and discomfort in expectant mothers and babies, but massages aren't the only service on the menu here. Other surefire ways to relax include detoxifying foot baths, infrared ion sauna sessions, and reading a good book in the lobby.
Pure Life Studio espouses a philosophy of toxin-free modern living enhanced by cleansing sauna treatments to maintain your body’s elegant internal chemistry. A 45-minute sauna session floods your corporeal vessel with pure oxygen, while infrared heat technology penetrates your skin up to two inches below its surface, banishing toxins and burning up to 600 calories while you wallow. Before the treatment, ensconce your form with essential oils to purify and tighten your skin to Delphinidae-proportions. You’ll also receive a botanical formula-infused take-home wrap to further firm and tone your torso territory.
Nyria Acosta isn’t content to merely heal the body with her therapeutic massages. She also wants to grant her clients a reprieve from life’s daily stressors, be they morning traffic jams or bosses who write their memos in binary code. Nyria describes her bodywork as “soul-centered”—a claim she backs up with breathing techniques designed to calm the body, mind, and soul.
It’s no surprise that Nyria pays so much attention to the spiritual side of things. The skilled massage therapist honed many of her techniques at India's Ayurveda Training Institute before sharpening her technical skills at the Cincinnati School of Medical Massage. She draws on both experiences to pamper clients with deep-tissue, hot-stone, and restorative Pada Abhyanga massages. For a massage you likely won’t find anywhere else, try one of her aptly named prayerssages. During these special sessions, she enhances her strokes with the healing power of prayer.
At Tipp City Medical Massage, licensed massage therapist Kathy Siegfried sees massages as more than just relaxing luxuries that follow bench-pressing the chandelier. She takes a healing approach to massage, drawing mastery from nine modalities, each customizable to a range of conditions, such as chronic soreness, sports injury, and headaches. Biofreeze natural pain relieving gel augments massage strokes with cooling menthol and Bon Vital foot balm helps feet recover from blisters and abrasions.