In malls across South Florida, Massage Haven and My Happy Feet dole out doses of pain-relieving kneading for busy shoppers. Their signature treatment is the chair massage, which has the benefit of targeting common problem areas caused by desk jobs. But they also offer more specialized services such as foot massage, sports massage, and ice massage for a soothing panacea after injury. Thanks to the mobile nature of their massage chairs, the therapists can take their muscle-healing act on tour, and may be booked on-location at offices, homes, and party venues across the Tri-County Area.
With a serene atmosphere and service as smooth and sweet as its namesake, Honeydoo Salon & Spa pampers stressed skin into epidermal ambrosia with powerful elixirs culled from the fruits of the earth. The Sobe Glow facial lets sourpusses internalize their grumbles by engulfing their faces in a sun-kissed mist. A Sobe Glow facial comes in two toucan-tempting phases. First, the enzymatic power phase extracts the catalysts of juicy papayas and pineapples, combining them in a sultry cornstarch base that gleefully bastes the face in exfoliating goodness. In act two, papaya-packed activator gels boost the exfoliation process. Dead skin cells are exhumed and dermis graveyards demolished as the Sobe Glow renovates the face. Pores become tighter and more refined as the papaya paves the potholes, resulting in smooth, radiant skin that may provoke attempts at forehead auto-licking.
Many a family get-together has been marred by your fingers and toes getting into violent arguments with each other during dinner. Today's deal will help your tootsies de-stress in style with a Brazilian manicure and pedicure at Miami Beach's Glamour By J's for $45 (a $70–$100 value). For extra opulence, your mani-pedi can include a dip in paraffin for no extra charge.
Brownes' 75-minute signature manicure and pedicure (a $70 value) will pamper your finger shingles and toe shells. Surrender your appendages to the care of experts as they undergo a salt soak, scrub, and massage. Nails will be buffed, rebuffed, filed, and given an extremely French 'do. You will also receive your choice of eyebrow treatment—give your brows some time apart with a wax (a $19 value) or a tweeze (a $24 value). The massages at Brownes & Co. soothe the work-weary body and soul. A therapeutic rescue massage (a $105 value) utilizes deep-kneading tissue techniques to undo knots and built-up tension, whereas the Well Being massage (a $105 value) synthesizes aromatherapy oils with a multitude of refreshing massage techniques. The combination Swedish and shiatsu massage (a $95 value) ends the longstanding feud between Sweden and Asia by conducting relaxing peace talks on your back. Relight your internal furnace and felxibilify your tense muscles with a Rock Your Kasbah hot-stone massage (a $105 value). Go online to schedule your appointment.
Behind the vertical columns and manicured hedgerows of the art-deco district's Ocean Reef hotel, the salon and spa’s aestheticians and massage therapists pamper bodies with nourishing head-to-toe therapies. Mere steps from Miami Beach and bustling Collins Avenue, the spa is surrounded by myriad local promenades on which to flaunt physiques newly nourished by hair, body, and facial treatments, as well as waxing. Clients can park cars or their Shetland ponies on the street, or take advantage of Ocean Reef's valet service.
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