Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Korean spa's massive 40,000-square-foot facility houses multiple floors, which each feature saunas aimed at providing visitors with relaxation and health benefits. Heated to a pore-opening 200 degrees Celsius from burning oak-tree wood, the dome-shaped hot-steam room—bulhanjeungmok in Korean—features floors made of yellow soil and salt that replicate a 500-year-old therapy designed to treat illness and pain. On the complete opposite side of the temperature spectrum, the ice sauna uses freezer-like frosted walls to cool the air around patrons sitting on log stools or standing on their hands. In between hopping from sauna to sauna, visitors may hang out in one of the lounges, get a haircut, or even grab a warm Korean meal or refreshing dessert.
THEFACESHOP, Korea`s hottest skin care and cosmetic retailer is taking over the U.S. The sleek shop carries a variety of botanical based, 100% natural lines that run the beauty gamut. More than 1,000 individual stores all over the world and sold more than 1,000 items at each store.
From the exterior Doric columns to the interior marble countertops and charred ebony damask wallpaper, a sense of elegance pervades the SERI Hair Salon. After a sit on the leather furniture in the waiting room, clients enjoy Aveda-approved hair treatments to transform their looks. Besides basic haircuts for men and women, the salon delivers Japanese perms, a straightening method designed to improve hair's softness while it reconditions thick, frizzy, wavy, and surfer-infested strands. Professional makeup services include wedding packages and preparation for outdoor photography, and skincare treatments range from basic softening services to medspa-level chemical peels.
At Morningstar Healing Center, muted lighting and soft music work in unison to create an oasis from the outside world. In a tranquil and calming atmosphere, the staffers work to relax and beautify the body with a range of services for the corpus and face. They specialize in seven types of massage, including exotic treatments such as Polynesian massage, which combines pressure from the hands, thumbs, and forearms with soothing coconut oil. They also smooth faces with microdermabrasion and facials that harness the power of vitamins and special antioxidants to help reduce wrinkles and obscure fine lines.
With the steady hands of a surgeon and the precision of a laser, the lash artists at The SERI adorn lids with mink and silk extensions. Each extension is adhered to an individual lash using a medical-grade adhesive that resists clumping and protects the eyelashes. Extensions range in thickness, length, and curl. This allows clients to choose the look that best flatters their features, unlike an inmate selecting his prison uniform and prison eyelashes.
Comprehensive Acupuncture's experienced healer, Irina M. Magdul, uses more than 20 years of pain-prodding experience to relieve stress through precise needle placement and assorted therapeutic remedies. Acupuncture gently inserts needles into ailing areas to alleviate chronic pain, relieve muscle tension, and locate hard-to-find human reset buttons. Electrical acupuncture stimulation adds an electric jolt to needles to stimulate muscle groups with continuous pulses, and auriculotherapy prods the ear's outer lobe to relieve a gambit of ailments throughout the entire body. For puncture-free remedies, cupping places cups onto specific acupuncture points and then uses suction to therapeutically pull tissue upward, helping tendons to abdicate pain and conquer their fear of vacuums.