Before establishing Krasiva at Ambiance Tan, Olga spent her days beautifying the faces and bodies of Europe. When she brought her talents across the Atlantic, the aesthetician decided to focus on facials—including chemical peels and microdermabrasion—and waxing.
Clients at Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa receive a completely customized service, down to the lighting and sound levels that transform treatment rooms into relaxing oases. As they tuck into the clean linens that bedeck heated tables, they divulge their chronic aches to massage therapists or their skin concerns to aestheticians. With each visit, the staff updates a client’s regimen so that a treatment remains effective in soothing aches or clean pores that are terrified of extractions.
The Spa at 22 Changes, a haven for hair and a sanctuary from stress, caters to cosmopolitans and comfort-connoisseurs with a plethora of pampering services. Crown your cranium with a royal bouffant or classy Princess Leia cinnamon buns with a design cut ($32–$50) skillfully squired by a certified stylist. Otherwise, gift grippers with therapeutic manicures ($18–$44) and soothe soles with a spa pedicure ($45), which tops itself with a seaweed soak, exfoliation, massage, and digit decoration. The Spa at 22 Changes also revitalizes frontal visages with a nourishing quick-fix facial ($57) and subdues stiff sinew with a problem-solver massage ($45), a rubdown that targets troublesome areas to relieve the body's tensions and imbedded harpoons.
Licensed massage practitioner Alison Eaton helms Massage By Alison, which is named after its mother, Massage Eaton. Alison has a deep passion for healing, and she welcomes customers to descend upon massage tables and lay their woes bare among the taut muscular tensions of their backs. With the body as her battlefield, Alison makes enemies of stress, sore muscles, and knots, slaying them with personalized massages rendered with deep-tissue techniques and augmented by aromatherapy.
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