The Wild Hair Salon's experienced staff of professional skin-soothers employs an arsenal of botanical products to help create and maintain timeless beauty. Rid bodies and minds of unwanted tension with the Swedish massage, during which muscle kneaders promote relaxation and improve circulation with a combination of gentle motions. Weathered visages and overused Halloween masks will purr with blissful relaxation during each spa facial. This maintenance treatment includes a deep cleansing, relaxing massage, shaping brow tweeze, customized mask, and a gentle exfoliation to rid the skin of pore-clogging oils and stimulate faces without bungee jumping repeatedly into a vat of aftershave.
Spa days are meant to be relaxing retreats, but often focus more on beauty services than actual relaxation. The Kinetic Mind Body Wellness Center offers an alternative, what owner Stephanie Carper-Smith calls a Wellness Day.
Staffers encourage each person to kick off their Wellness Day by admiring the visual beauty of the center, including the fine art that bedecks the walls. While guests reflect, the staff plies them with glasses of water or hot cups of tea sweetened with organic honey or agave.
These may include everything from a relaxing massage and acupuncture to a structured fitness class, such as yoga. Full-spectrum infrared saunas can help clients by elevating core temperatures, lowering blood pressure, and even jump-starting the metabolic processes that contribute to weight loss. The center also provides nutritional therapy and holistic health coaching, a gentle form of guidance that doesn't involve anybody in shorts blowing whistles and shouting, "Get healthier, son!"
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 11?25
Parking: Parking lot
Most popular service: Therapeutic massage
Brands Used: We focus on organic and all-natural products.
Merle Norman Cosmetics' name comes from Merle Nethercutt Norman, who founded the company back in the 1920s. Initially, she made beauty products just for her family and friends, but she was so successful?especially with her "try before you buy" philosophy, which back then was quite unusual?that a full-fledged makeup company grew up around her. Nowadays, the company is still thriving and is now run by Merle's nephew. Their products, all made in the United States and modernized since Merle's early days, include makeup in sheer and saturated hues, a line of skincare products, and assorted perfumes.
If the sum of her 1,155 hours of training were one long massage, that massage would last 48 days. Paige of Therapeutic Massage by Paige combines that experience with her training at Hands-On Medical Massage School to relieve stress and muscle tension. Though she specializes in Swedish and deep-tissue modalities, she can also perform pregnancy, sports, and geometric-release therapies.
At Renew Face and Body, licensed massage therapists and estheticians help to lift stress from minds and rejuvenate skin with soothing massages and skin treatments. Gentle strokes melt tension in backs and necks, while waxing, customized facials, and paraffin hand treatments keep skin supple and smooth.