At (Kin*dle) Spa, licensed therapists send the upper body and feet on a relaxing retreat using certified organic products and aromatherapy massage. Once the client fills out a form outlining their specific needs and pain points, a therapist custom tailors a massage targeting the back, neck, shoulders, and horns with Swedish and deep-tissue techniques. Even when faced with the most fervent muscle fibers, the therapists promise they won't jeopardize the client's comfort and ensure an experience more soothing than playing cribbage with Mickey Rooney.
Over the last six years, licensed massage therapist Misty Witcher has performed more than 6,000 relaxing massages—placing her second on the all-time rankings behind whoever has to massage pro wrestlers. She harnesses her extensive experience each time she approaches a knotted muscle, performing Swedish, hot-stone, deep-tissue, and prenatal massages to help heal her clients and reduce their pain.
At La Rose Spa, getting a beautiful complexion doesn’t require exposure to harsh chemicals. The aestheticians pull from a roster of Eminence organic skincare products during every facial and body treatment, enlisting the skin-smoothing powers of salves such as Hungarian herbal mud and a pomegranate-infused sugar scrub. The Riverpoint Plaza spa also showcases their holistic beauty and wellness philosophy with customized massages, which range from the muscle-relaxing strokes of a hot-stone session to the customized stress-annihilation of a prenatal treatment. Before beginning any service, including Solar acrylic manicures and UV-free spray tanning, La Rose Spa encourages clients to enjoy a cup of complimentary tea as they unwind amid the boutique spa’s tranquil atmosphere.
A state-licensed aesthetician, LaDonna specializes in a range of skincare services—including waxing, PCA peels, and eyebrow tinting—and frequently customizes treatments that blend several complementary procedures. She founded The Face Studio Inc. in 1993 with the mission of helping her clients look and feel their best. She accomplishes this goal though weekly or monthly maintenance treatments or longer-lasting adjustments, such as laser hair removal and permanent cosmetics for the eyes and lips⎯a way to save time in the morning that’s more practical than teleporting to work.
The aestheticians at Blissful Escape Day Spa battle image-marring elements ranging from facial blemishes to chipped nails to keep clients refreshed and beautiful. Manicures and pedicures outfit digits with shellac lacquer or french polish, ideal for hands that plan to scale the Eiffel Tower. Aromatherapy adds an olfactory pleasantness to Swedish, deep-tissue, and abdominal massages, and five facial levels?starting with basic purification and ramping up to the intense exfoliation of dermaplaning?take a tiered approach toward a fresher complexion.
A vast beauty boutique, Merle Norman stocks top-quality cosmetics and its self-titled line of skincare solutions alongside a selection of bags and accessories. Browsers can buff out the physical effects of cruel mortality with a polished perfection exfoliator ($21.99). Designer handbags ($39.99–$78.99) stylishly store lip glaze ($17.99) and lash-prep mascara ($15.99) along with an array of eyeliners, which allow travelers to outline irises in plaid or paisley on the fly ($14.99).