Open seven days a week, Bella-Riley’s Salon and Spa offers an experienced staff of knot kneaders, skin smoothers, and nail nurturers who beautify weary bodies with a wide variety of spa services. Deep-tissue or neuromuscular massages target subdermal stress deposits, while total-serenity seekers employ the calming muscle modalities of the Swedish, first used to allay postcombat charley horses on Viking longships. The prenatal massage alleviates the tension and discomfort associated with pregnancy for tense moms-to-be.
Board-certified Dr. Michelle Welch and her experienced staff call upon years of medical experience in their work with the follicle-fighting ray gun. Laser reduction works by using pulses of laser heat and techno beat to target hair's pigment, effectively offending its sensibilities and then melting it away. The LightSheer system is safe, comfortable, and more effective on darker hair colors and lighter skin tones; a consultation will determine the viability of the procedure according to desired results. Five to six treatments in the same area can reduce hair quantity and density by 90%, and periodic maintenance touch-ups are recommended.
Licensed massage therapist Amanda Kemmerlin has been uncoiling muscles and soothing aches for a decade. Having worked with some of the top educators in the Columbia-Lexington area, Amanda puts her wisdom to work during 30-, 60-, and 90-minute sessions at 14 Mile Massage. She adjusts to each client's needs by offering several modalities, including Swedish, deep tissue, and prenatal—a safe and relaxing massage for moms-in-the-making delivered during the second or third trimester.
Even when it starts to get chilly during the winter months, the treatment rooms at Professional Massage Therapy keep bodies warm and relaxed through heated tables, hot towels, and hot stones. Licensed massage therapist Amanda Kemmerlin administers Swedish massages, deep-tissue treatments, prenatal massages, and foot-reflexology work.
Esthetics By Ginger utilizes microcurrent technology to offer noninvasive face- and body-sculpting services. The nonsurgical and drug-free treatments work to tighten the skin of the face and body, potentially reducing the appearance of wrinkles, lines, and cellulite.
Stacie's airbrush-tanning sessions are just one of the many beauty and spa services provided by Retreat Salon and Day Spa. The salon is helmed by Ched Spangler, a skilled colorist and stylist who has worked with Farouk Systems to expand its internationally renowned haircare business.
Locally, his custom-designed salon and spa employs skilled stylists who revamp 'dos with haircuts, full and partial color, and intensive deep-conditioning treatments. Clients can get pampered from top to toe with pedicures that include foot soaks, moisturizing masks, and a coat of vibrant OPI nail polish. Swedish massages, chemical peels, microdermabrasions, and men's facials round out the list of indulgent spa services.