Author and Juut SalonSpa owner David Wagner channels a childhood spent watching nature’s beauty into his Aveda salon’s eight locations. The studio stylists and other staff members, many of whom benefit from the company’s extensive training program, perform services beneath shelves laden with Aveda products. The botanically sourced elixirs repair and sculpt hair naturally without subjecting it to other products’ unpleasant chemicals or a robot hairdresser’s endless questions about love.
Face to Face's expert aestheticians know skin like the back of their own skin-covered hands, having received extensive training in a wide array of skincare techniques. The microdermabrasion treatment employs Diamond Peel technology to gently exfoliate outdated layers of dermis, leaving you with a chic new face-coat as fresh as it is fashion-forward ($125). Complete the indulgent experience with a luxurious, dermis-drenching caviar mask ($20), formulated with the finest ingredients from hedgerow and sea, including nourishing Shea butter, pearl extract, and Poseidon's tears. You’ll leave your session rejuvenated and relieved of life’s daily worries about work and intergalactic diplomacy.
Today's side deal gets you $100 worth of rejuvenating and beautifying services from SkinSpirit for $50. Visit either SkinSpirit's Palo Alto or Walnut Creek locations and enjoy non-surgical treatments that will pamper your face and body to the point of looking, feeling, and acting younger than it did yesterday or the day before yesterday, but not two days after the day before yesterday.
Face-N-Body not only uses relaxing massages to ease stress?they also target sagging skin. Their Shape-Up weight-loss massage style mixes lymphatic drainage techniques with the manipulation of deep-tissue acupressure points, trying to loosen the knots beneath muscles for a more toned appearance. Additionalservices include massages for relaxation's sake as well. The team administers Swedish, therapeutic, and prenatal massages with kneads customized to each client's condition, whether tired after a long week at work or sore after chasing the Road Runner all over the desert. Hot stones add soothing warmth to the treatment, whereas aromatherapy infuses the room with calming scents.
Face-N-Body rounds out their spa menu with facials and microdermabrasion sessions. Basic facials include a cleanse, exfoliation, and moisturizing mask for your skin type. The microdermabrasion clears complexions of dead cells, exposing the underlying layer of clearer, smoother skin.
Having planned and executed massage therapy for the Tennessee Titans and competitors in the Rock ?n? Roll Marathon, the muscle menders at Athletic Edge know how to help the body recover from physical trauma and athletic exertion. Their highly individualized treatments pull from more than 15 modalities?soothing muscles with gliding Swedish strokes, targeting the deeper connective tissue with neuromuscular therapy, and even combining salutary techniques to treat the underlying causes of aches. Although the gentle or directed kneading can have a distinctively relaxing effect, the therapists specialize in jump-starting clients' natural healing processes and helping them overcome the soft-tissue pains that athletic activity, auto accidents, and full-contact charades can cause. The studios also partner with chiropractors and physical therapists to form a one-stop treatment center for athletes, with particular modalities complementing the strains incurred by particular sports.
Nailing a job interview, taking a spiritual retreat, and heading out for a night with friends—these disparate activities all work to boost one’s Oola. Fun to say and satisfying to achieve, you attain Oola when several core factors of your life are thriving. Oola might mean that you’re feeling good about your fitness level, finances, career, faith, or relationship with your family, friends, and ant-farm residents. The folks at Oola hope to boost Oola levels nationwide by helping their clients map out their life’s goals and how they will go about achieving them. The service also boosts Oola quotients by introducing their members to cool businesses and offering discounts on services including massages, fitness, and mani-pedis.