Therapist Michelle Hanna, trained in several types of massage, employs her dexterous digits to melt stiff muscles into body butter with soothing services. After conferring with human-putty projects to decide which techniques will benefit them the most, Hanna palms specific pressure points and tends to backs, arms, legs, feet, hands, heads, necks, and shoulders. Guests may request a soundtrack of soft music, allowing them to relax to the sonic whispers of smooth jazz, earth sounds, or Swedish death metal as anatomical dough gets painstakingly kneaded. Each mitigatory molding may relieve stress, improve circulation, increase joint flexibility, and potentially even help reduce blood pressure in weary Igors or Quasimodos.
Licensed clinical esthetician and cosmetologist Mary Turner and her expert staff outfit patrons with beautified dermises through a wide range of pampering services. During the 20-minute microdermabrasion treatment, a jet spray of tiny crystals and a vacuum team up to effectively polish off the skin’s outer keratin layer without damaging deeper dermal tissue or exposing hidden metal endoskeletons. The treatment stimulates the growth of new cells in order to help treat a number of skin conditions including fine lines, hyperpigmentation, acne, and rosacea. Though skin types may vary, most clients notice improvement after just one treatment. After a professional consultation, a chemical peel will augment the restoration with a custom blend of products fine-tuned to treat the client's skin type and count time according to the atomic clock.
Stingrays Tanning Salon entraps the sun in each of its tanning beds to provide year-round tanning. The salon also offers heated spray tanning for those who wish to steer clear of UV rays but still want to bask in warmth. For an all-out beauty package, the salon can whiten teeth, smooth surfaces with hair-removing laser technology, and resurface the skin with microdermabrasion.
Licensed aesthetician Tracy Bader–a Casal Aveda Institute graduate–fights aging and revitalizes skin with more than a dozen different facial treatments. She enhances relaxation with aromatic essential oils or uses crushed pearls to exfoliate the skin and treat signs of aging. In addition, she offers waxing services to remove unwanted fuzz and makeup applications to prep clients for special occasions. She also draws attention to the eyes with eyelash extensions and provides below-the-shoulder care with body scrubs, citrus wraps, and hot-stone massages.
Originally a salon, Magnolias on the Green has expanded its horizons beyond haircare to encompass a full menu of nail and spa services. Ten skilled beauticians pay close attention to their clients' aesthetic goals and personal lives, tailoring services and events to fit the individual, season, or lunar phase. Events range from birthday and bridal parties to fashion shows, and include special spa outings for girls under 13.
Licensed cosmetologist and make-up and nail artist Doreen Matheny has a passion for making her clients look and feel their best, earning a coveted Brides' Choice award from WeddingWire in 2013. Her skill set spans a wide range of cosmetic treatments, from soothing spa mani-pedis and natural hair removal, to wedding day makeup packages and natural-looking sunless tanning.
Speaking of tanning, each of Doreen's UV-free spray tans is a work of art applied by a real-life skilled technician, not an orangey glow obtained by an automated booth or an accidental fall into a vat of molten butterscotch. As a result, customers can expect a natural, glowing bronze customized to their specific skin type and tone.