Voted best men's barber and salon by the readers of Delaware Today in 2012 and 2014, Studio One Eleven surrounds fellas in relaxing, masculine ambiance while polishing handsome exteriors. Haircuts, coloring services, and dandruff-fighting scalp treatments keep dapper Dans looking even dapperer, and waxing streamlines chests for pool season or removes chest-clinging koalas for sweltering summer months. Spa services such as massages and facials melt away stress while keeping skin supple with essential oils and moisturizing emollients. The studio's focus on luxury extends beyond specific services, with complimentary chair massages during every visit, free hairdo touchups between scheduled visits, and an onsite putting green to practice shots while waiting for appointments.
Videll?s Day Spa?s eponymous massage therapist, Videll Long, oversees a staff of professional aestheticians, nail techs, and massage therapists who work together to break new ground in beauty and relaxation. Private rooms replete with plush chairs and pillowy massage tables serve as the background to services such as facials, mani-pedis, waxing, massages, and microphototherapy treatments that tighten and tone skin to reduce age spots. Whether treating patrons one-on-one or alongside friends at group parties, the spa?s specialists pamper bodies with products from top brands such as Dr. Hauschka Skin Care and Dermalogica.
Currie Hair Skin & Nails performs its ministrations in ultramodern, elegant spaces as clients settle into plush robes and slippers. Stylists guide patrons into sleek leather chairs to infuse 'dos with face-framing highlights or tame overgrown head ferns with a phalanx of scissors and a blow-dry for good measure. Visages in need of amelioration may opt for the recovery facial, which revitalizes with an arctic-berry-based antioxidant serum that neutralizes free radicals and protects the skin. During an aromatherapy massage, licensed massage therapists soothe away stress from demanding jobs and dishonest parking meters, and mani-pedi specialists deftly shape and polish nails, repair broken nail beds, and curb thrill-seeking hangnails.
Heated cloths dipped in a blend of essential oils enhance the healing herbal therapy as specialized massage techniques to eradicate muscle tension and melt stress. That's just one of the modalities at A Magical Escape, where massage therapists relieve physical pain and stress as skilled aestheticians replenish and heal skin with facials. The menu of body treatments also includes wraps designed to detoxify, moisturize, or tighten skin. Anti-aging LED light therapy boosts collagen and elastin production to erase blemishes formed on faces and permanent records.
Each guest who walks through the door at Michael Christopher Salon & Day Spa is personally greeted by a staff member, just the start to the client's pampering experience. Clients enter the comfortable salon lobby, where gourmet coffee and magazines await. The salon, which has garnered a number of awards, treats clients to haircuts, highlights, and perms. Private rooms host massages and facial treatments, and nail technicians offer traditional and Shellac mani-pedis.
With more than 100 years of combined experience, The Massage Center's licensed therapists have all the necessary know-how to trounce tension. Choose from 25 traditional and modern massages, including specialties such as Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy. During a Bamboo Fusion session ($70), tendon tuners roll smooth, heated bamboo over bodies in steady strokes. Alternatively, the hot stone massage ($110) employs warmed river-skippers that float across the surface of muscles to thaw out knots and aches while soothing body and spirit. Tropical murals and autumnal vistas fill the walls of The Massage Center's 10 serene rooms to ensure massagees leave in a newfound state of relaxed joyousness unlike any since they got their braces removed.