Between working, working up an appetite, and working out, it can be hard for a busy person to work on their skin. That?s why Girl on the Go! Night Spa stays open until 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and until 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, offering beauty services that cater to the packed schedules of nine-to-fivers, students, and London Guards prone to acne. The unique, one-on-one appointment system ensures each client commands the entire spa to themselves, soaking in the peace and quiet as skin luxuriates in hydrating facials and antioxidant-rich body treatments. Despite its feminine moniker, the spa also tailors skin treatments and waxing sessions to suit the needs of guys on the go, and its reliance on organic products from Epicuren, Ilike Organic, Yonka, and Lucrece keeps services accessible to eco-conscious complexions.
Like a professor knowledgeable on tulip mania, alien black oil, and a myriad of seemingly esoteric subjects, Massage Envy's certified body therapists ably converse with the gamut of muscle ailments. They'll unravel tense coils of accumulated inner-stress through a perfectly catered treatment for individual clients' needs. Swedish massages offer gentle rubbing for muscular soothing and improved circulation, while reflexology focuses on a patient's crawling paddles, delivering relief to hands and feet to extend goodwill throughout the entire body. A prenatal massage is ideal for expecting mothers who could use a little relief from carrying another person inside them, and a hot-stone Envy massage transforms massage hands into warm-rock fingers that heat pain into a gaseous vapor that exits the body and eventually becomes cleanly filtered rain.
The anti-aging specialists at Biologix work with the body's chemistry to keep energy levels optimized and health at its best. By topping up depleted hormone, vitamin, and transmission-fluid levels, they hope to restore vim and vigor to men and women alike. To help skin look as youthful as its wearer feels, they also offer beauty injections and dermal fillers, as well as chemical peels, photofacials, and platelet-rich plasma therapy. Located within Biologix, clients seeking further rejuvenating treatments can turn to The Fountain, which offers vitamin IV therapy.
Taryn McCracken and Hanna Gregor have been studying the science of healthy eating since college. Taryn, a committed vegan, earned her bachelor?s degree in health psychology, and while Hanna worked toward a degree in nutritional sciences at Penn State University, she coached the school?s Division I athletes on how to use healthy foods to increase performance. Together they helm Detox Lounge, a salon-inspired health center with a very simple mission: out with the bad, in with the good. That means eliminating toxins and taking in antioxidants.
A large part of their work involves True Juice Cleanses, a proprietary line of complex juices blended from fruit and superfoods that are designed to boost metabolism, eliminate fats, and detoxify the body. Users can graduate to 500-calorie Master Weight-Loss Cleanses, or supplement their progress with detoxifying spa treatments. An infrared sauna expels toxins via perspiration, and aqua detox footbaths draw out harmful elements that have collected in the muscles, joints, fatty tissue, and white blood cells? junk drawers.
At Look Better Naked Health Management, instructors oversee fitness classes of no more than six students, a class size that allows them to closely monitor form and effort. Cooking classes teach dieters how to put together healthy meals at home instead of simply pouring a jar of mayonnaise over a frozen pizza again. Clients can also cocoon themselves within detox body wraps, which help bodies sweat away inches and envelop bodies inside a vessel that can safely travel through outer space.