At Alisha’s Salon & Spa, a team of stylists, aestheticians, and massage therapists attend to clients’ every beauty whim. Organic ingredients clarify the skin in more than 10 types of facials, each designed for specific concerns such as acne and fine lines. Using herbal oil and therapeutic strokes, massage therapists diffuse stress and beeping smoke detectors hidden within the body. Henna can be applied during salon services to nourish and color strands, or drawn on hands for intricate body art that lasts two to four weeks.
The knowledgeable staff at Premiére Essence MedSpa revitalizes visages with chemical peels and microdermabrasion treatments, restoring coveted shine and softness. Customers can opt for the chemical peel for an even, controlled removal of dead skin that reveals fresh new features. The skin-refreshing session aids in the reduction of sun damage, fine lines, acne, and scarring, and offers customizable levels that cater to desired results. Clients can also enliven epidermises with the nonprocedural microdermabrasion treatment, which avoids using abrasive substances such as crystals or pulverized soccer trophies. Each customizable session removes excess dead skin cells and treats uneven skin texture, wrinkles, and fine lines with vacuum pressure, bristles, and a touch that’s as tender as a marinated steak.
Natural Pure Skincare Spa owner Izabella has almost three decades of professional skincare under her belt. Because of this, the aesthetician knows surefire ways to combat acne, hyperpigmentation, and signs of aging. She also de-stresses her clients with massages, evicts unwanted hairs with waxing services, and shapes brows with eyebrow threading, which is much less painful than boosting your beauty with shredded-money hair extensions.
Signature Service: Neck- and shoulder-pain relief
Brands Used: Essential oils and natural-ingredient-based lotions
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Parking lot
Pro Tip: Specialized massage therapy tailored to your individual needs and comfort level.
Sometimes the little things make all the difference. Do you bake any supplementary services into your main services?
We use hot towels, aromatherapy, hand massages, [and] foot reflexology at no additional charge.
Besides making clients happy, what do you like most about your job?
The most I enjoy about working as a massage therapist is the opportunity to relieve stress and release muscle tension. This allows the client to come from a massage session more relaxed and better able to handle life's little challenges.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
The atmosphere at Divine Wellness is relaxing with soft music, candles, aromatherapy, and warm sheets (table warmer is used) to provide the ultimate in comfort and relaxation.
Accented by warm lights and soothing music, Massage Associates of Atlanta, LLC relaxes minds and muscles with three types of massage and therapeutic foot-reflexology sessions. Each client partners with a licensed massage therapist to customize the session, choosing Swedish, deep-tissue, or neuromuscular techniques to unwind knots and alarm clocks lodged between the shoulder blades. Tension and pain are relieved during reflexology and neuromuscular treatments, in which the therapist applies pressure to specific areas to produce sensations in other parts of the body. Deep-tissue sessions release tension, and the long, flowing strokes and focused kneading of the Swedish modality inspire envy in Olympic swimmers and bakers easily distracted by shiny cake pans.
Lidia Mosquera, the medical aesthetician behind Med Therapeutic Skin Care Day Spa, believes that her education never stops. Though she's been in the industry for more than 25 years, she still commits herself to staying on top of the latest beauty practices and procedures, even traveling to learn about breakthroughs made outside of the U.S. or in the galley of a Boeing Dreamliner. At her day spa, she offers massages, body wraps, laser hair removal, facials, and other services that showcase her cutting edge expertise. Her microcurrent, endermologie, and cavitation treatments help contour cellulite in problem areas, and her staff also enhance massages with aromas of sage and tequila that impart the natural healing effects of the agave plant.