At Spa Beca, award-winning aestheticians and massage therapists tend to bodies in a tranquil spa exclusively devoted to massage and body-therapy services. A staff member ushers guests into private treatment rooms, where low lighting casts a warm glow on blond terra-cotta walls and soothing decor, such as bronze sculptures and landscape murals. The spa's treatments range from individual services?such as massage, nail services, facials, and body wraps?to packages that stretch across an entire day and combine several detoxification and rejuvenation treatments typically reserved for returning cosmonauts.
Skin on the neck ages seven times as quickly as the skin on the face. The team at Body Anew Medical Spa are all knowledgeable skin experts, whose collective passion for skincare extends all over the body. They also use nonsurgical services, including facials and chemical peels, as ways to combat acne, sun spots, and fine lines. To refine the rest of the body, the team calls on non-wax depilatories to whisk away unwanted hair and lasers to zap spider veins while leaving surrounding skin as undisturbed as a kitten napping in a baseball glove.
Personable stylists fill Nathan's Salon's elegant brick building with the contented sighs of newly beautified and relaxed patrons. Certified aesthetician Jessica prepares facial recipients and consults with them about their skin type, epidermal concerns, and birthday wishes for pores. The facial cleanses visages with gentle, handpicked products from brands such as SkinCeuticals and PCA Skin and may be targeted to address acne, signs of aging, or other maladies. Tension flees the body before the gentle compressions of a neck-and-shoulder massage, and a soothing mask infuses façades with antioxidants and vitamins, leaving patrons with reinvigorated, moisturized skin that attracts admirers like Helen of Troy's Camaro.
Those looking for custom color perfectly suited to their skin tone will feel right at home within Sun Gallery, which won Jackson Free Press' "Best Tanning Salon of Jackson" in 2010, 2011, and 2012. At either of their impeccably clean studios, friendly tanning experts help clients attain their best-ever bronze thanks to a unique rotational method that guides them through three levels of beds with differing intensities. When used in a specific rotational pattern, the method helps build a longer-lasting, natural-looking glow that builds gradually, creating an even suntan, avoiding burns, and increasing the natural production of Vitamin D.
Airbrush services lend ephemeral shading for special events or the UV-shy. Unlike some studios where the spray tans are performed by machines, Sun Gallery's are performed by real airbrush experts who spray it on by hand, ensuring a glow that is streak-less and customized to each customer's contours in only 30 minutes.
DeShelia V. Hughes tailors her massage style for every client. Every session starts with a discussion of any complaints clients have had recently, after which DeShelia decides what techniques from a wide range of massage modalities she'll use to dissolve their stress or pain. Her repertoire of techniques includes Swedish massage, lypossage, and myofacial, which she uses to knead away knots more effectively than Alexander the Great's favorite cat. Whether she’s performing a reflexology treatment or practicing deep-tissue or lymph-drainage massage, DeShelia makes sure to explain her approach to clients and answer any questions. At the end of a session, clients often enjoy less pain and improved mobility.
Allure Salon and Spa expertly snips and reshades strands and resheens tarnished finger armor, its beautification services earning it the title of Best Hair Salon in the 2009 Best of the WAPT A-List contest. Wander into the calming, urban salon space outlined in soothing teals and soft lighting and relax as a savvy stylist trims overgrown noggins into sleek heads fit to nap in a royal guest bedroom. Men can stop in for a simple cut, and feminine locks can get shampooed, cut, and styled before soaking up a color chosen to complement or precisely match their skin tone. Alternatively, a manicure and pedicure put an end to the nervous tapping of fingers and toes feeling slightly unkempt. Trimming, buffing, polish, and cuticle care can help nails shield their digits in style, and an exfoliating sugar scrub promotes the growth of candy-cane forests on the feet. This Groupon is not valid for stylists Kelly or Laura.