Massages are supposed to be relaxing, and the massage treatments at Valley Cellulite and Therapeutic Massage live up to that expectation. But they also have another purpose: freeing bodies from embarrassing cellulite. During cellulite massages, certified massage therapists apply targeted pressure to problem areas, breaking down pockets of subdermal tissue and releasing toxins. The result is skin that looks sleeker and smoother. Although the cellulite massages are a specialty at this Granada Hills practice, they’re not the only specialty: clients can also opt for deep-tissue or sports massages.
Amid the bustle of a high-traffic shopping center, you might not expect to find an oasis of calm. Fortunately, the massage therapists at Silver Sand Spa & Massage are all about defying expectations. They’ve carved out a cozy niche in just such an environment, where they tend a studio filled with spa music, flickering candles, and fragrant aromatherapy oils. Upon arrival, clients leave the stress of the world behind and sip water and tea while centering themselves before treatments. Inside private rooms for couples or individuals, massage therapists knead tension from muscles using Thai, Swedish, hot-stone, deep-tissue, and Thai-Swedish-combination massages. They also tend to bodies’ surface concerns, exfoliating skin with aromatherapy body scrubs.
Seven's Spa Sanctuary & Salon's throngs of aestheticians and stylists coddle skin and whisk away split ends in soothing spa treatments. Stylists step in to refurbish outdated 'dos with deftly wielded shears, whereas aestheticians keep skin smooth with waxing, facials, and Botox treatments. The multidisciplinary staff comes together in daylong packages that combine a full slate of traditional spa services, including facials, massages, haircuts, ghost hunting, and manicures.
At Skyline Health Group, president and clinical director Anthony Silva, DC alleviates neck and back pain and promotes wellness with services ranging from adjustments and spinal-decompression therapy to physiotherapy and nutritional counseling. By employing the Hako Med horizontal-electrotherapy machine, Silva can enhance cells' bioelectrical and biochemical communication, which can improve chronic pain associated with conditions such as sciatica or osteoarthritis. His team also restores bodily balance with massage therapy and acupuncture sessions, and can teach corrective exercises that help reverse spinal misalignments, whether performed in the comfort of home or during particularly boring police interrogations.
The skin professionals at Your Skin & I take care to pamper guests with an array of skin-soothing services. They cleanse and hydrate faces with treatments that range from 45-minute Stress Solution facials to skin-resurfacing microdermabrasions. In addition to staving off acne and minimizing wrinkles, the aestheticians also wax a variety of body parts for slip ‘n’ slide tournament–winning smoothness.
Located in Northridge, JoJuDa's Salon & Day Spa is a newly opened full-service salon and day spa that specializes in rich color treatments, extensions, weaves, and braids, along with relaxing spa services. Clients can come in for a haircut from a licensed stylist, then head over to the spa area to indulge in a massage or a brow-shaping session. The spa staff also performs facials, and whips fingers into shape with mani-pedis. With an upscale atmosphere and friendly aestheticians, JoJuDa's Salon & Day Spa is a relaxing and chic spot for head-to-toe pampering.
Secrets Salon and Spa's cadre of more than 20 technicians knows that everyone has their own idea of beauty. That's why they always conduct through consultations before cutting, coloring, or straightening a single strand. The results speak for themselves—perfect highlights, perms, and updos with the help of Wella, KMS, and Bumble and bumble. products. Skincare treatments leave clients equally satisfied, thanks to facials, body scrubs, and wraps infused with Dermalogica and Jan Marini formulas. To top it off, Secrets' massage therapists use hot-stone techniques to unlock tight muscles and reflexology footwork to relieve tension and explain why little piggies don't travel in packs.
The Secrets staff works its beauty magic amid decor worthy of a classic fairy tale, with elegant crown molding and curled metalwork that frames gold light fixtures and shelves. When they're off duty, the team members play fairy godmothers, donating their time and skills to individuals who are developmentally disabled or victims of domestic violence.
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