At Hair We Are, a licensed massage therapist kneads away aches, relieves pain, and fights stress with 60-minute deep-tissue massages. During each visit, guests recline as highly trained hands deliver deep-reaching massage strokes that loosen tension from muscles using targeted pressure and patented pickle-jar techniques. Each stroke works to increase circulation while sending forth waves of calming bliss through the body. Deep-tissue sessions can also be ideal for chronic-pain sufferers or those dealing with old sports injuries from days of competitive potato peeling.
The beauty pros at Polished Day Spa make multitasking look easy with their signature fassage. A facial and massage in one, the fassage begins with a Swedish back and leg rub and finishes with a skin-cleansing facial that includes a face, neck, shoulders, hand, and foot massage. They also go ? la carte, divvying up the services into 30-, 60-, or 90-minute massages or visage-rejuvenating ministrations, such as microdermabrasions, peels, or facials that use Keyano Aromatics products. Keeping appendages appeased, manicurists groom hands and feet during mani-pedis and estheticians remove unwanted hair using french green azulene wax.
Walking through the minimal, dimly lit interiors of Invidia Salon and Spa may feel like walking through a dream. Ultramodern floral wall sconces and chandeliers fashioned from branches illuminate hardwood-floored hallways that split off into dark rooms filled with plush couches. In the central hall, studio lights cast dramatic beams onto swiveling salon chairs positioned in front of floor-to-ceiling mirrors, each aligned in two rows flanking a central stone fireplace.
Here in the multimillion dollar 10,000-square-foot facility, stylists sculpt new ’dos and colorists add hues to locks. Aestheticians smooth skin with customizable facials rich in vitamins and natural extracts, and laser technicians boost collagen with LED light therapy and laser facials.
In private spa rooms, equipped with fireplaces and temperature-controlled beds, therapists imbue a sense of calm with massages and Reiki. In the Vichy shower, clients treated with mud or fruit body wraps recline on a cushioned bed while multiple showerheads work to clean their skin.
Crystal Nails & Spa's seasoned nail technicians hone and polish digits with OPI, Essie, CND, and Gelish products during specialty manicure treatments. Both treatments commence with filing, buffing, and cuticle grooming, and a lotion-augmented massage soothes extremities to leave skin silky enough to put white gloves out of business. While lounging in a massaging pedicure chair, clients soak feet in a warm bath, allowing practitioners to exfoliate away calluses and dry skin with a sea-salt scrub. The foot prettifier then applies nail strengthener before coating digits in a bright layer of polish. Shellac upgrades fuse a gel-based polish to nails under the beams of a UV lamp, which creates two weeks of stylish, brightly hued handscapes without inducing worries of polish chipping or running away with dashing young crayons.
The kind words from New Leaf Salon & Spa's clients sound more like something you'd say to a best friend than to a stylist. One regular says that it's been "a pleasure to watch this salon evolve and grow," while another says that owner Donna "is my angel and I am so blessed to know her." It's safe to say the New Leaf team really values client relationships. This holds true as much for the stylists who highlight hair as it does for the massage therapists who calm muscles with aromatherapy oils.
When they aren't doing everything they can to make your visit relaxing, the aestheticians put a lot of thought into their skincare treatments, devising a wide variety of services to suit various skin types. Their signature facial begins with a detailed skin analysis; after they've determined that you are not, in fact, a robot, they might recommend more advanced treatments such as a vitamin-C facial or glycolic peel.