Beauty & Spas in Oakland

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $40 Off Your First 1 Hour Massage (New Clients Only) at Nawat Massage Therapy

Nawat Massage Therapy

Oak Tree

$40 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $40 off your first 1 hour massage (new clients only)

$10 Buys You a Coupon for 50% Off Of 1 Hour Or 1.5 Hour Body Massage at Magical Transformations

Magical Transformations

Fairview Park

$0 $10

For $10, receive a coupon for 50% off of 1 hour or 1.5 hour body massage

Express Keratin, or Full Keratin with Take-Home Shampoo/Conditioner at Rockridge Day Spa (Up to 55% Off)

Rockridge Day Spa

Rockridge

$150 $75

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Keratin renders hair smooth and manageable for six weeks (express) or four months (full); haircuts redefine looks with accentuating style

Eyebrow, Lip, and Full-Face Threading at Eyebrow Queen Salon (Up to 62% Off)

Eyebrow Queen Salon

Oakland

$15 $6

Skilled aesthetician uses sterilized cotton threads to remove unwanted hair from the eyebrows, upper lip, and whole face

60-Minute Massage or 75-Minute Hot-Stone Massage at Givae Salon (Up to 54% Off)

Givae Salon

Piedmont Avenue

$85 $39

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Enjoy the relaxing strokes of a custom massage, or opt for a more indulgent 75-minute massage that incorporates knot-melting hot stones

One or Three 60-Minute Swedish or Deep-Tissue Massage at Vanesscia's Massage & Scents (Up to 67% Off)

Vanesscia's Massage & Scents

Oakland

$70 $29

Swedish kneads relax tight muscles and curb stress; deep-tissue techniques combat chronic tension and injuries with targeted pressure

Haircut, Cut with Relaxer, or Cut With Relaxer and Deep Condition at Rags 2 Riches Hair Designs (Up to 57% Off)

Rags 2 Riches Hair Designs

Redwood Heights

$95 $45

Stylists beautify locks with cuts, styling, relaxer, and deep conditioning treatments

Two Brazilian Waxes from Be Beautiful by Tina (75% Off)

Be Beautiful By Tina

Oakland

$120 $30

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

One or Two 60-Minute Massages at Dawson’s Stress Reduction (Up to 51% Off)

Dawson’s Stress Reduction

Pill Hill

$75 $39

Qualified massage therapist uses various techniques such as shiatsu and trigger point during relaxing, pain-alleviating massages

Hairstyling Services with Tara Cordisco at S. Todd Salon (Up to 66% Off). Three Options Available.

Tara Cordisco at Phoenix Rising Salon & Day Spa

Piedmont Avenue

$100 $45

High-level stylist cuts and conditions hair, then optionally adds single-process color, highlights, ombre, or balayage

60-Minute Massage or Chiropractic Consultation, Exam, and Adjustment (Up to 77% Off)

Piedmont Network Chiropractic

Oakland

$85 $35

Massage therapist soothes muscles during 60-minute treatment; Dr. Julie Orman D.C. gently treats misaligned backs and performs adjustment

Cut, Blow-Dry, and Style, or Cut with Deep-Conditioning Treatment at La Nana Salon & Flowers (Up to 51% Off)

La Nana Salon & Flowers

Glenview

$65 $32

Stylists craft new 'dos and tame frizz with deep-conditioning treatments inside this Aveda concept salon stocked with natural products

One or Three 60-Minute Swedish, Deep-Tissue or Sports Massages with John Porter CMT (50% Off)

John Porter CMT

Uptown

$80 $40

Certified massage therapist treats chronic aches or general tension with long, relaxing strokes or firm, cross-grain pressure

One or Two In-Office Teeth Whitening Treatments with Touch-Up Kit at Laurel Smile Dentistry (Up to 63% Off)

Laurel Smile Dentistry

Redwood Heights

$350 $139

Dentist breaks down dark stains and discoloration using a system that leaves tooth enamel in tact

One or Three 60-Minute Therapeutic Massages from Megan Brooks, CMT in Oakland (Up to 54% Off)

Megan Brooks, CMT

Downtown

$95 $45

Therapist specializes in a fusion of deep-tissue manipulation, guided movements, & flowing strokes that releases soft & connective tissue

One or Two Men’s Haircuts with Shaves and Hot-Towel Treatments at Drastic Changes Hair Design (52% Off)

Drastic Changes Hair Design

Downtown

$25 $12

Relaxing men’s haircut packages with shave and hot-towel treatments bring about well-groomed heads and faces

First-Time Brazilian Wax with One or Two Touchups at Cocoon Bare (Up to 43% Off)

Cocoon Bare

Multiple Locations

$120 $79

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Staffers efficiently remove unwanted hair and stubble from the bikini line, and they touchup the area after about six weeks

One or Three Custom Facials at Lucid Skin Studio (Up to 56% Off)

Lucid Skin Studio

Oakland

$95 $45

After thorough consultation, aesthetician customizes facial to address your specific skin-care concerns

One or Three Organic Pure Fiji Facials at Au Natural (Up to 55% Off)

Au Natural

Oakland

$200 $99

Aestheticians employ a choice of organic Pure Fiji products to cleanse and balance skin

Nail Services or Eyebrow Waxes at Face and Body by Taylor (Up to 52% Off). Four Options Available.

Face and Body by Taylor

Grand Lake

$25 $12

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Aestheticians decorate fingernails with long-lasting Shellac or Gelish polish, pamper finger- and toenails, and shape brows

Haircut and Coloring Packages with Bertha Solorio at Phoenix Rising Salon and Day Spa (Up to 65% Off)

Phoenix Rising Salon and Day Spa- Bertha Solorio

Montclair Business

$90 $39

Stylists rejuvenate 'dos with cuts, clarifying or conditioning treatment, or coloring services

Blowout Package with Optional Haircut and Steam Conditioning at GlamSity (Up to 53% Off)

GlamSity

Uptown

$65 $32

Contemporary salon with old-Hollywood glamour that was featured in Essence magazine in 2011

One or Three Brazilian Waxes from Celita Davis at Diva Styles Salon (Up to 54% Off)

Celita Davis at Diva Styles Salon

Oakland

$50 $25

Waxing technician taps into five years of experience to quickly remove unwanted hair and stubble from the bikini area

5 or 10 Haircuts at Moler Barber College (Up to 64% Off)

Moler Barber College

Multiple Locations

$7 $2.80

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Barbers-in-training fade, line, and taper hair

Women's Cut with Conditioning and Option for Partial Highlights at Trim On San Pablo (Up to 55% Off)

Trim On San Pablo

Golden Gate District

$65 $29

Stylists sculpt 'dos to suit facial features, hydrate hair, and apply highlights for a touch of color at this multi-cultural salon

Two Women's Haircuts from Love Salon (55% Off)

Love Salon

McClymonds

$150 $68

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

One or Three Airbrush Tans at Ooh La Lah Beauty Lounge (Up to 54% Off)

Ooh La Lah Beauty Lounge

Oakland

$50 $25

Airbrush technician imbues skin with a natural-looking glow using vegan tanning products

LASIK Eye Surgery Package for One or Both Eyes at The LASIK Vision Institute (Half Off)

The LASIK Vision Institute

Oakland

$1,400 $699

LASIK procedure performed by an experienced specialist with a company that has performed over 1 million eye surgeries nationwide

One or Three Shiatsu Massages or One 60- or 90-Minute Hot-Stone Massage at Back in Action Massage (Up to 62% Off)

Back In Action Massage

Longfellow

$75 $29

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A National Holistic Institute graduate and his staff knead away stress during shiatsu or hot-stone massages

Zoom! Teeth-Whitening Treatment or Years' Worth of Take-Home Whitening at Lake Merritt Dental (Up to 79% Off)

Lake Merritt Dental

Downtown

$600 $129

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Get a Zoom! treatment, which brightens teeth up to eight shades, or a year's worth of whitening supplies

Microlinks Hair Extensions Application, Sew-In Weave Service, or Hair Bundles at Extensions Rock (Up to 73% Off)

Extensions Rock

Downtown

$650 $175

Experts add length and volume to hair using customer-provided extensions and weaves

One Month of Unlimited Tanning or Three Spray Tans at Soleil Tanning Salons (Up to 75% Off)

Soleil Tanning Salons

Multiple Locations

$100 $25

Staffers guide patrons to their best tanning options, including UV beds or UV-free spray tans

Haircut and Style with Optional Chemical Relaxer or Color at Diva Styles Salon (Up to 54% Off)

Diva Styles Salon

Oakland

$75 $35

Haircut and style with color or chemical relaxer treatment, which permanently alters the hair’s natural wave pattern

$69 for One 75-Minute Rolfing Posture-Alignment Session at Jed Bentley Rolfing ($160 Value)

Jed Bentley Rolfing

Oakland

$160 $69

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Rolfing helps the body to align properly and reduces pain with adjustments of fascia, or connective tissue

Haircut and Style, Flamboyage Highlights, or Keratin Treatment at Lucia's Health and Beauty (Up to 60% Off)

Lucia's Health and Beauty

Oakland

$65 $29

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Stylists skillfully trim strands, infuse hair with Flamboyage highlights, or use thermal reconditioning to treat loose to medium curls

Haircut, Shampoo, and Style; or Three Blowout Sessions at Crops and Bobbers Hair Salon (Up to 57% Off)

Crops and Bobbers Hair Salon

Rockridge

$45 $20

Stylist revamps ’dos with a haircut, shampoo, and style or adds a touch of sleek glamour with blowouts

Cut, Style, and Blow-Dry with Deep Conditioning, Full Color, or Partial Highlights at Ajuda Day Spa (Up to 55% Off)

Ajuda Day Spa

Oakland

$65 $29

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Stylist skilled in both funky and conservative looks shapes hair, conditions strands, and adds color with Redken and Matrix products

50- or 80-Minute Massage at Oakland Massage Therapy (Up to 59% Off). Three Options Available.

Oakland Massage Therapy

Oakland

$80 $40

A massage therapist ousts muscle tension with massage, exfoliating salt glow, soothing hot stones, hot towel, and aromatherapy treatments

Haircut and Optional Color or Highlights from Kayla at Phoenix Rising Salon & Day Spa (Up to 62% Off)

Kayla at Phoenix Rising Salon & Day Spa

Montclair Business

$70 $29

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Stylist uses Redken, Pureology, Nicholas, and Unite Hair Care products to fashion new cuts and add vibrant streaks of color

One or Three Pedicures and Foot Scrubs at Rock & Polish (Up to 44% Off)

Rock & Polish

Oakland

$33 $19

Nail techs pamper feet with a pedicure, and only use pumice stones and scrubbers once before disposing of them to keep things sanitary

One or Three Brazilian Waxes at Moods & Attitudes Too (Up to 56% Off)

Moods & Attitudes Too

Oakland

$75 $37

Staff remove all unwanted hair from bikini zones to get bodies beach ready

One or Three 60-Minute Massages at Skin Care by Carlita Ballard (Up to 63% Off). Four Options Available.

Skin Care by Carlita Ballard

Oakland

$90 $45

Carlita helps tense muscles unwind during hour-long massages that incorporate Swedish, deep-tissue, and shiatsu techniques

Haircut with Flat Iron or Curl, Highlights, or Keratin Treatment at Solé Salon and Spa Aveda (Up to 60% Off)

Solé Salon and Spa Aveda

Emeryville

$86 $39

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Stylist cuts hair and styles locks with flat-iron or curling iron, adds color, or reduce frizz with keratin treatment

One or Two Massages with Optional Chiropractic Adjustment and Assessment at The Vitality Center (Up to 79% Off)

The Vitality Center

Emeryville

$210 $45

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Chiropractors aim to help balance postures to help free up otherwise wasted energy

$2,699 for a Complete Invisalign Treatment at Randhawa Dental Corporation ($6,250 Value)

Randhawa Dental

Multiple Locations

$6,250 $2,699

Invisible braces straighten teeth in 6–12 months

One or Three 60-Minute Swedish or Deep-Tissue Massages at Tranquility Rx (61% Off)

Tranquility Rx

Emeryville

$140 $55

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Both massage modalities aim to promote total-body relaxation and rejuvenation; includes a free vial of aromatherapy oil

Haircut Package with Optional Highlights or Single-Process Color from Stefanie at Phoenix Rising Salon (Up to 66% Off)

Stefanie at Phoenix Rising Salon & Day Spa

Montclair Business

$90 $45

Comprehensive haircare from seasoned stylist and colorist Stefanie

One or Three Bikini or Brazilian Waxes from Kim Hastings at Phoenix Rising Salon (Up to 61% Off)

Kim Hastings at Phoenix Rising Salon

Montclair Business

$25 $12

Waxing specialist swiftly removes all or some of the hair from the bikini area

One or Two Microdermabrasion Treatments from Chris Tam Esthetics in Alameda (Up to 72% Off)

Chris Tam Esthetics

Alameda

$125 $49

Aluminum oxide microcrystals resurface the skin to stimulate collagen production and reduce the appearance of acne and fine lines.

$5 Buys You a Coupon for Three 60 Min Therapeutic Massages For $195 at Being Well Muscle and Massage Therapy

Being Well Muscle and Massage Therapy

Alameda

$60 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for three 60 min therapeutic massages for $195

One-Hour Massage or One-Hour Facial Treatment or Both at Body Techniques (Up to 48% Off)

Body Techniques

Alameda

$75 $39

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Massage techniques include Swedish, deep tissue, Thai, hot-stone, or shiatsu; facials treat all skin types

HydraFacial or Mini Facial with Phototherapy Light at The Gorgeous Lady (Half Off)

The Gorgeous Lady

Alameda

$100 $50

HydraFacials exfoliate skin with chemicals or abrasion; phototherapy light warms skin to activate collagen production and reduce wrinkles

One or Three Hydradermabrasion Facials or Winter Facials with Glycolic Peel at The Gorgeous Lady (Up to 63% Off)

The Gorgeous Lady

Alameda

$120 $59

Restore skin with hydrating waterfall facial or 'winter' facial designed to improve all skin-types with deep-penetrating peel

Blow-Dry Style with Haircut, All-Over Color, or Both at Spank Salon (Up to 53% Off)

Spank Salon

Alameda

$60 $30

Hair is lifted to new heights with stylish blowouts that leave coiffures light, bouncy, and shiny

$99 for an Ultimate Massage or Facial Package at Sumbody & Sumtime Spa ($200 Value)

Sumbody & Sumtime Spa

Multiple Locations

$200 $99

Massage package relieves muscle aches and hydrates hands and feet; mask, serum, cleanser, toner, and moisturizer purify skin during facial

Haircut Package with Deep-Conditioning Treatment and Optional Color or Full Highlights at About Beauty (Up to 68% Off)

About Beauty

Alameda

$90 $34.99

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A nourishing conditioning treatment with a scalp massage readies guests for stylish cuts and optional color treatments

$10 Buys You a Coupon for 20% off Any Single Service Over $100 at Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis

Alameda

$10 $10

For $10, receive a coupon for 20% off any single service over $100 at Metamorphosis

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 60 Minute Massage For $50.00 at Milagro Massage Studio

Milagro Massage Studio

South Berkeley

$35 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 60 minute massage for $50.00

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $25 Off A 90 Minute Massage at Deep Esalen Massage by Zeke

Deep Esalen Massage by Zeke

Southwest Berkeley

$25 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $25 off a 90 minute massage

One or Two 60-Minute Thai Yoga Massages at Bodywork by Bhaskar (50% Off)

Bodywork by Bhaskar

Multiple Locations

$70 $35

Thai-massage practitioner Bhaskar Banerji reunites body and mind during a 60-minute mix of massage and yoga modalities

One, Two, or Three 60-Minute Deep-Tissue Rebalancing Massages at Bowen Pain Release (Up to 73% Off)

Bowen Pain Release

Northwest Berkeley

$120 $40

Massage combines deep-tissue and myofascial-release modalities with aromatherapy and acupressure to eliminate pain and muscular tension

Haircut Package with Optional Color or Partial Highlights from Hair by Lisa Eve (Up to 67% Off)

Hair by Lisa Eve

Berkeley

$95 $39

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Stylist with more than 17 years of experience makes over clients with cuts and color treatments ranging from conservative to edgy

One or Two 60-Minute Full-Body Massages from Wei at Meilin Salon and Spa (Up to 46% Off)

Wei at Meilin Salon and Spa

Albany

$45 $25

Massage therapist relaxes and rejuvenates his clients with soothing full-body massages

Moree Track or Single Hair Extensions at Hello Tiara (Up to 60% Off)

Hello Tiara

Orinda

$750 $374.99

Extensionists add length and volume to hair with non-damaging plastic covered silicon ring that hold hair in place for six months

One or Two European Body Wraps at Shape Shifters Pilates and Health Studio (Up to 57% Off)

Shape Shifters Pilates and Health Studio

Moraga

$180 $79

Slim down for bikini season with European body wrap sessions that may help shed 6 inches or more

$2,999 for LASIK Eye Surgery at Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center ($2,301 Value)

Ellis Eye & Laser Medical Center

Multiple Locations

$5,300 $2,999

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Dr. William Ellis and his staff consult with patients before performing corrective LASIK surgery and monitoring the results for 3 months

Brow Design With or Without Two Touchups at Hibiscus Boutique Spa (Up to 58% Off)

Hibiscus Boutique Spa

El Cerrito

$42 $19.99

Aestheticians beautify eyebrows and help maintain their splendor with two follow-up visits

One or Two Brazilian Waxes at Zen Organic Salon (Up to 59% Off)

Zen Organic Salon

El Cerrito

$55 $25

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Brazilian waxes remove hair from the entire bikini region, leaving behind only smooth skin that stays that way for weeks

$59 for an Initial Reposturing Massage at Foundation 1st ($130 Value)

Foundation 1st

El Cerrito

$130 $59

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Introductory reposturing massage can help those suffering from chronic pain and diminished freedom of movement

One or Three 60-Minute Massages at Bridges Rock Gym (55% Off)

Bridges Rock Gym

El Cerrito

$65 $29

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Massage therapists customize each session to relieve muscle aches, improve circulation, and relax the mind

Mani-Pedi or Pedicure with Paraffin Wax at Classy Nails (Up to 46% Off)

Classy Nails

El Cerrito

$41 $22

Gentle nail techs sculpt and buff nails and use soothing paraffin wax to rejuvenate well-worked extremities

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $20 Off A Haircut & 20% Off Any Service When You Refer A New Client

Aurora Theresa Hair

Downtown

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $20 off a haircut

$5 Buys You a Coupon for 30% Off A 60 Minute Therapeutic Massage at Body Flows

Body Flows

San Francisco

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for 30% off a 60-minute therapeutic massage

One or Two Acne Facials, Masks, and LED-Therapy Treatments at Skin and Body Care by Morgana (51% Off)

Skin and Body Care by Morgana

Noe Valley

$100 $49

Acne-fighting treatments use Dermalogica products to cleanse and hydrate skin, along with LED light therapy that helps kill bacteria

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $20 Off New Clients' First Session at Chloe La Bare

Chloe La Bare

Central North San Francisco

$20 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $20 off new clients' first session

$5 Buys You a Coupon for $145 Color Or Highlight And Haircut $185 Value at Nichole Glenn at Ringolevio Salon and Spa

Nichole Glenn at Ringolevio Salon and Spa

San Francisco

$5 $5

For $5, receive a coupon for $145 color or highlight and haircut $185 value

One Invigorate Package with Reflexology, Sauna Session, and Thai Massage at Royal Thai Spa (41% Off)

Royal Thai Spa

Fisherman's Wharf

$150 $89

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Soothing foot reflexology treatment and private sauna session, along with traditional Thai massage incorporating deep stretching

Three or Six Laser Hair-Removal Treatments or One Year of Unlimited Laser Hair Removal at Aura Skin Spa (Up to 75% Off)

Aura Skin Spa

Financial District

$600 $159

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Laser energy disables the follicle’s hair-growth capabilities; the center’s various lasers enable it to treat any skin type

Massage and Wellness Services at Diamond Massage & Wellness (Up to 40% Off). Two Options Available.

Diamond Massage & Wellness

Cow Hollow

$50 $30

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Independent practitioners gather to provide massage-therapy treatments, weight-loss programs, and injury rehab

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Almost as long as the list of ingredients that Simply Green Day Spa?s organic nail polishes include is the list of common polish chemicals that they don?t. The colorful hues from SpaRitual and Butter London eschew DBA, toluene, formaldehyde, parabens, and phtalates?and none were tested on animals. By using products such as these, Simply Green simultaneously nurtures both its clients and the environment. While nail technicians wield the nontoxic polishes and acetone-free polish remover, augmenting mani-pedis with sugar and salt scrubs and hot-stone massages, skincare experts turn to natural facial treatments. Antioxidants from blueberries and vitamin C set to work on blemishes along with exfoliation, masks, and steam, which helps patrons clear their clogged pores without trying to suck out dirt with a Shop-Vac. All skincare treatments are performed using Organic Philosophy, Natural and Organic Skin Care, and Eminence Organic products, which are all made using organic ingredients, such as fruit pulp, plants, and spices.

Simply Green Day Spa?s staff also eases aches and stress with Swedish, deep-tissue, and prenatal massages. After a thorough coddling, waxing specialists banish leg hair or evict unwanted fuzz from the face, leaving patrons completely made over. Setting the stage for these transformations, Simply Green?s decor lives up to its name?s other meaning with plush green armchairs arranged amid sage-green walls, a rock fountain, and sweeping white curtains.

630 Grand Ave.
Oakland,
CA
US

At Isis Skin & Body, medical director Dr. Noha Aboelata grants her patients' desires for beauty with a gentle touch, exclusively performing noninvasive rejuvenation treatments that employ the latest advancements in aesthetic upkeep. The practice is split between laser-based and topical therapies that both remediate existing problems and stimulate of the body's natural healing mechanisms.

Lasers earn their keep and daily continental breakfasts with work in three principle areas: routing unwanted hair, healing nail fungus, and helping to firm and smooth contours all over the body. To ensure topical treatments are safe for all skin types, Dr. Aboelata handpicks the products used in each service, which range from custom acne-scar treatments to eight types of chemical peels. Online forms dotting the company's website encourage curious visitors to start their restorative journey with a free analysis by identifying their skin and body concerns from a list that will help the staff to suggest a fitting course of treatment.

In tribute to its eponymous Egyptian goddess, the white and gold spa takes rich decorating cues from ancient palace-inspired aesthetics and the advice of style-blogging mummies. Columns capped with gold lotuses rise up to the entry hall's high ceiling, and gilded folding screens backdrop chaise lounges covered in bolts of lustrous, eggshell-colored cloth.

4111 Broadway
Oakland,
CA
US

As an avid athlete, Megan Brooks looked forward to a lifetime of tight, sore muscles. Physical stiffness did not impede her agile mind, however, which targeted massage therapy to deepen her knowledge of the body and hurdle the side effects of exercise. She formalized her passion at the National Holistic Institute's College of Massage Therapy in San Francisco, and she graduated with a letter of excellence. Currently, she focuses on harmonizing body and spirit with her strong hands and the warm, soothing light emanating from her third eye, knowing firsthand that this balance—different for every client—is critical to general well-being and athletic performance. A specialization in integrative massage reflects this attitude, as the style allows her to respond to individual problems with any stroke from her repertoire, including Swedish, deep-tissue therapy, and rarer styles such as Hawaiian lomi lomi.

As director of the manual therapy program at Inner-Action Sports Rehab in Oakland, she continuously expands her knowledge of how the human body works, fails, and can be righted without jamming limbs into a T-square. Practicing the 3,000-year-old art also sparked her interest in the ancient holistic health systems of ayurveda and Chinese medicine, the study of which she has penned into her continuing-education schedule.

1940 Webster Street, Suite 220
Oakland,
CA
US

The technicians at Bisou Nail Lounge go above and beyond to create works of nail art using gel paint, jewels, and glitter polish. But before intricate designs of butterflies and Gary Busey on a steed are handcrafted, digits are refreshed with organic and eco-friendly products during mani-pedis. A volcanic clay mask and Dead Sea salt scrub help to purify the skin while cabernet grape extract oil and the salon's own line of organic coca butter nourish and moisturize. Harsh chemicals are also exempt from Bisou's footsoaks, enhanced with limes, rose petals, and mint leaves floating in a non-whirlpool, stainless steel bowl, and UV-gels from Bella Forma, Calgel, Bio Sculpture, or Crystal Nails provide chip-resistant polish that is acid-free. The salon's earth-friendly ways are also showcased during Nova eyelash extension services as technicians carefully use a formaldehyde-free adhesive to adhere tree-sized extensions to existing lashes.

Bisou's attention to details can also be seen in the intimate salon's d?cor, a country French theme complete with pale pink wall colors, a gold chandelier, and plush, floral-covered furnishings.

5292 College Ave
Oakland,
CA
US

Rockridge Day Spa employs as many vegan and organic products as possible. These naturally derived palliatives aid the aestheticians as they design personalized facials that manage to hydrate, improve skin tone, or simply restore a youthful glow around the cheekbones. Body scrubs leave the skin soft and radiant by using everything from brown sugar and honey to antioxidant-rich strawberries and fizzy sparkling wine to exfoliate the topmost layers. Similarly, the spa's chemical peels and microdermabrasion sessions use more advanced approaches as they conceal the appearance of wrinkles and pigmented blemishes.

While sipping on a cup of tea, clients can dangle their toes over pedicure bowls and enjoy a thoroughly indulgent nail treatment that pampers the feet with mineral soaks and gentle massages. The spa's massage therapist indulges visitors even more by using a personalized blend of Swedish and deep-tissue techniques to soothe aching muscle and relieve the chronic pains caused by sleeping in a bathtub full of marbles.

5413 College Ave
Oakland,
CA
US

If The Foot Spa and Tea Bar?s the trickling water fountain, botanical art, and drifting herbal aromas don?t immediately mark it as a tranquil haven, its lengthy list of commendations will. Readers of Oakland Magazine named it the Best Spa in 2012 and the Best Place to Treat Your Feet in 2011, and the magazine's editors called it the Most Relaxing Place to Take a Load Off in 2010. The cozy, Asian-inspired spa has also been nominated in the Best Day Spa category on the San Francisco A-List.

Inside the spa?s lauded confines, skilled massage therapists and reflexologists perform treatments ranging from acupressure and shiatsu sessions to soothing aromatherapy massages with lavender, ginger, and peppermint essential oils. At the tea bar, guests sip complimentary loose-leaf varieties grown in the mountains of China while gargling responses to the nearby water fountain.

582 Grand Ave
Oakland,
CA
US

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