Inside the Civic Center's fitness center is Michele's Total Body Day Spa, where both members and nonmembers can seek treatment and relaxation. They can choose from a diverse menu of spa treatments, which include a variety of soothing massages, as well as aesthetic treatments, such as waxing, nourishing facials, and chemical peels.
A simple philosophy underpins every treatment at Massage Med: all of the body's various systems need each other to stay healthy. It follows, then, that all of those systems should be supported through nutrition, rehabilitation, exercise, and, of course, massage. The certified therapists here certainly don't skimp when it comes to their service menu; aside from traditional Swedish and deep-tissue massages, they offer a number of specialty treatments that address issues such as posture, sports injuries, and chronic headaches.
When an at-home color job doesn't turn out the way it looked on the box, the staff at A Salon Solution is ready to step in. This experienced group of stylists specializes in color correction. In addition to fixing coloring fiascos, the stylists also specialize in keratin treatments, which transform unmanageable hair into shiny, sleek strands. Of course, they also provide haircuts, highlights, perms, and strengthening treatments, which they complete with products from Biolage, Matrix, and Redkin.
Chicago Inksters' tattoo artists decorate skin with custom designs, and the studio's body piercers decorate faces and bodies with jewelry. Permanent-makeup artist Kim Sizemore applies ink to skin more subtly, boosting each client's natural beauty by enhancing brows, lips, and eyelids. The company's artists also supply patrons with detailed aftercare instructions that keep tattoos and piercings looking their best.
The skincare specialists at Spa Solis pamper clients with micro facials packed with vitamin C, and anti-aging facials that include cleansing, exfoliation, extractions, and moisturizing. But the spa also offers more than skincare: aestheticians help beautify bodies by waxing away unwanted hair, fitting clients into inch-loss body wraps, and applying permanent makeup.
Institute of Cosmetic Enhancement's president Suzy M. Courcy, a medical electrologist and permanent-cosmetic specialist and instructor, sheds unwanted hair and prevents its stubborn regrowth with electrolysis and laser hair removal. She also cuts down on morning routines by applying permanent makeup to brows, lips, and eyelids.