Nationally certified massage therapist Alexis Rich melts muscular tightness and eases chronic pain with several massage modalities. Broad and fluid Swedish strokes smooth away stress, whereas deep-tissue massages target specific aches with additional pressure and a motivational speech. Clients can relax under the radiating warmth of a hot-stone massage or steep paws in a foot soak followed by an arch-plying reflexology treatment. Alexis also illuminates visages with custom facials, blending her own formulas from homemade ingredients. Guests repose in a private room sheltered by sapphire surroundings and a wall mirror rimmed in ethereal lights that lends to an ambiance calmer than a placid lake after anger-management classes.
Technician Anita Ray believes the best route to relaxation involves natural products and techniques. She infuses elements of the outdoors into her services, heating basalt rocks for hot-stone massages, using naturally derived acids for peels, and tickling squids for cosmetic tattoo ink. To help clients to achieve desired results, Anita begins appointments with a consultation and analysis, which yields recommendations for the proper procedure and at-home care.
Licensed massage therapist Johnny Lawrence subdues sore muscles with a blend of gentle and firm massage styles. Deep-tissue massages journey down into fascia to release the tension that causes knots, Swedish massages silence yelping aches and pains with smooth, flowing strokes, and prenatal sessions accommodate the unique pains of expecting mothers.
The caring aestheticians at Salon 921 & Day Spa revamp visages and pamper pelts with an arsenal of beauty and relaxation services amidst an inviting, homey atmosphere. The renewing European facial can whisk away pore impurities and promote visage vibrancy. Therein, a licensed aesthetician will deep clean and exfoliate pores, shroud cheeks in a personalized treatment mask and, like a forthright shopkeeper with a broom,sweep loitering, delinquent stress from the neck, shoulders, face, hands, and arms. Meanwhile, the soothe-smithing extends to the whole corpus with any of your choice of massage modalities. In the Swedish massage, for example, a licensed therapist will customize their light-to-medium pressure to increase circulation, cancel tension, and renew your favorite season of M.A.S.H.
Licensed massage therapist Cheri at Huntsville Massage Professionals cossets patrons in one of four ultramoisturizing 90-minute body wraps. Apricot and lactic-acid infusions reinforce the cell-renewing effects of Provence rose clay in each European rose wrap, resulting in smooth skin that feels softer than a cat wearing a silk pantsuit. Body Lush wraps quench parched pelts, and a Firmi Sea session tautens epidermises with a potent combination of vitamins, minerals, and French algae. Organic silts culled from Eastern European lakes fortify the black Baltic wrap, which improves skin texture and extracts such pore-obstructing impurities as dirt, oil, and Calvin Coolidge masks. Skilled therapists knead parceled patrons toward ever-deeper stages of relaxation during an included 30-minute back massage.
Named 2010 "Best Hair Salon" in Tennessee Valley by CityVoter and in the 2009 Huntsville Times' Reader's Choice Awards, Salon Allure shapes, soothes, and shears tresses with a talented team of designers and Redken shampoos and products. A women's haircut and style ($29 and up) tames hair beasts, a foil treatment ($75 and up) highlights strands with accuracy, and a gloss or glaze ($30 and up) makes hair as shiny as a new penny covered in baby oil.