Clients lie sprawled out on comfy beds while polished Vogel-cut quartz crystals hang suspended above their bodies. This sets the scene inside of Hands of Light Massage Therapy, an oasis of holistic healing founded and run by Aimee Elam and Maria Ortega. Both are licensed massage therapists and well versed in numerous healing treatments. There are Swedish, hot-stone, and prenatal massages that benefit both physical and emotional well being. There are also exfoliating body scrubs that slough off dead skin. And then there's the aforementioned crystal bath. The crystals take on different colors?which correspond to the seven chakras. The colors emitted from the crystals are believed to cleanse participants' energy fields, making them feel as balanced and whole as a seesaw in zero gravity.
Backed by a local certification and state license, aesthetician Ashley Varien offers customized Dermalogica facials, body treatments, and waxing services to suit the needs of every client. She uses top-quality skin care products to personalize a treatment regimen, whether clients wish to combat aging, clear acne, or soothe sensitive skin. In addition to one-hour full-service facials, Ashley offers accelerated MicroZone treatments that target specific skin care concerns in only 20 minutes.
The staff at Nova Medical Spa & Laser Center wants clients to be able to show off their natural beauty the second they walk out the door. That?s why the spa and laser center specializes in skincare that requires little to no downtime. Depending on client needs, laser treatments offer a variety of applications, whether to permanently reduce hair, tighten skin, or feel empathy for a barcode.The center also offers other weight-loss services. Aside from skincare, the center provides soothing massages from a fourth-generation massage therapist who eases pain and improves range of motion through hot-stone massage, prenatal bodywork, and customized techniques.
Angel Ong is a member of the distinguished team of stylists, aestheticians, and massage therapists that makes up the staff at GMS Art of Beauty. The staff's credentials make this boutique spa and salon a clinic of expertise and vision?there are Master Stylists and Master colorists, licensed aestheticians, and certified educators, with backgrounds that include work for TV and Hollywood red carpet events. Amidst overstuffed velvet couches, cone-shaped hanging lamps, and distressed walls, Angel and her colleagues pretty up the hair, skin, nails, and bodies. From hair design to signature facials and skin resurfacing, the stylists and aestheticians tailor their craft to embellish each client's individual features and blend with the features of their stunt double. Between GMS Art of Beauty's salon and spa, they offer everything from cuts and keratin treatments to anti-aging treatments, massage, and nail care.
A full-service spa dedicated to providing customers with an escape from everyday life, Bella Donna Day Spa pampers hands, feet, and skin with a slate of relaxing, beautifying services. Their trained and experienced technicians tend to cuticles and nail plates with manicures and pedicures, providing vitamin-infused paraffin dips, aromatherapy soaks, and colorful polish to guests positioned on spacious pedicure couches. They also perform facial treatments aimed to help clients fight acne, hydrate dry skin, or clean out pores filled with dirt, grime, and miniscule Doritos crumbs. On massage tables, firm hands utilize modalities such as deep-tissue, stone, or Swedish massage to evict stress and aches from back muscles, while wax treatments aim to evict unwanted body hair.
As its name suggests, Beyond The Spa has more going for it than relaxing facials, massages, and permanent-makeup applications. Owner Eileen strives to elevate her clients? experience with complimentary amenities, such as a tea lounge that harbors teapots and cups from around the world. Eileen shares something in common with this cross-cultural collection of porcelain; she began her career halfway across the globe in Taiwan and China, helping manage her family's 23 spas throughout that country. Her most recent stateside endeavor has attracted notable clientele such as KRON4 news anchors and former Cupertino Mayor Kris Wang. They come for the stress-relieving treatments, though it doesn?t hurt that the spa is located inside a historic mansion on The Alameda that regularly hosts stuffed-animal tea parties.