It can be tough to find a decent cup of tea when you're climbing in the Himalayas. But Alantra Spa has created the next-best thing by selling teas near its salt room. After a calming session in the salty, mountain-like air—which can help alleviate respiratory and skin problems—guests can take home tea to indulge in a piping mug of mango rose or chocolate chai at home.
The tea is one of the touches that highlights Alantra's holistic view on wellness. The staff aims to lead clients toward both physical and mental serenity, whether they're administering an Aveda facial or leading a guided meditation session. During massages, they can implement deep-tissue techniques for chronic soreness, or use the focused touch of acupressure to realign the body's energy meridians, which can promote healing and recharge the car battery behind your heart. For long-term health and comfort, registered dietitians are also onsite to customize food plans around different lifestyles.
The staff at Pigmenta Permanent Cosmetics believes that beauty should be effortless, which is why they've curated a selection of services designed to minimize time in front of the makeup mirror. Permanent makeup artist Julia enhances eyes and lips with hypoallergenic ion-oxide pigments custom-matched to the client’s skin-tone and cosmetic preference. Instead of relying on a machine or stencils, Julia performs the tattoo-like procedure by hand, allowing her to impart a soft, natural look and even mimic the look of individual eyebrow hairs. Meanwhile, lash specialists enhance flutterers with everything from semi-permanent extensions to lash dipping—a process that allows clients to ditch their mascara for up to six weeks. Pigmenta’s staff also invites customers to stop in for quick threading sessions, where sturdy lengths of thread allow aestheticians to swiftly remove excess hair from the face and brows or quickly sew it back on if the client changes their mind.
Whether guests need some extra pampering for a wedding, a special event, or a day spent with a surplus of mirrors, the staff members at Sondarya Health n Spa help beautify them with a wide array of holistic therapies and spa services. The ancient healing therapies of ayurveda work to boost mind, body, and spirit with everything from massage and yoga to mantra meditation and herbs. Alternatively, facials, haircare services, and makeup applications indulge the spirit of beauty first.
Located in a fitness center, Heavenly Spa provides an oasis of relaxation and a bevy of indulgent services. Each restorative chemical peel begins with a one-on-one consultation in order to superbly suit the treatment to your skinscape. Experienced massage therapists can treat your soul sack to one of myriad massage types including deep tissue or hot stone, or they can customize a session to fit your muscles' wants, needs, and career aspirations. The one-hour signature European facial includes deep cleansing, exfoliation, and a relaxing massage of the visage, neck, and hands.
A lot can be done with 1,200 hours. You could walk from Boston to Guatemala City. Or you could count to 4,320,000 by the second. Angela Downey instead devoted a precious 72,000 minutes to graduating from the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics, anchoring her certification as a master aesthetician. She and her team of similarly brilliant beautifiers and licensed massage therapists at Escape Day Spa—formerly Heavenly Spa—dole out a spectrum of spa treatments, from facials to laser hair removal. Escape’s onsite childcare services facilitate spa days for busy mothers and overextended babysitters, and daytime and evening group treatments can accommodate bridal or birthday parties.