The highly trained hands at Puttin' on the Ritz… Island Style Salon and Spa pep up pores with rejuvenating paraffin facials. Instead of bedding down each night on a loofah pillow, visitors relax over 45 minutes as aestheticians purify each inch of their facial landscape with a customized blend of Repêchage skin-care products. A paraffin mask exfoliates as it moisturizes, and a final 20-step massage boosts circulation in the head, neck, hands, and feet while releasing stress from its sinewy fortress. Puttin’ on the Ritz's waiting room welcomes guests with beverages to hydrate them inside and out, and clients can request both early-morning and late-evening appointments to accommodate busy schedules. Beach balls, sunhats, and other Caribbean décor brighten the eye-popping pastel walls of the salon and private facial room like Christmas lights wrapped around an Easter Bunny.
Simplicity Salon and Day Spa is located in Venice, FL, a tropical community on the Gulf of Mexico. Conveniently located in Bird Bay Plaza on Us 41 Bypass, Simplicity is geared towards the working professional, young and hip as well as the retired person. From the modern sleek styling to the warm, stress easing ambience, Sim
The experienced massage therapists at Whole Body Benefits seek to soothe aches and dissipate stress with massages that combine relaxation and wellness. Modalities include Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology, and raindrop therapy, which seeks to combat illness with nine organic oils.
In spite of its name, The Hair Studio 41 offers recuperative services for the entire body. Nail techs and massage therapists join forces with the hairstylists, ensuring that even toenails and lower-back muscles enjoy their visit.
In addition to giving precision haircuts to men, women, and children, the stylists imbue ‘dos with rich Paul Mitchell colors and smooth frizzy or curly locks with keratin treatments. Unwanted hair can also be removed from the face through the use of wax. Nail techs keep extremities looking prim with classic mani-pedis, which include mini arm and leg massages, as well as longer-lasting Shellac manicures, which are recommended for anyone who regularly attempts to clean a shark’s teeth. Tucked into a private corner of the salon, massage therapists ease below-the-skin stress with custom kneading techniques.
Back In Balance Healing Arts uses gentle touch and high-tech lasers to subdue muscular tension and soothe back pain. The firm but yielding pressure of Swedish, deep-tissue, or sports massage helps break up the knots and pressure points that ignite lower back pain. For a more modern approach, the center uses deep tissue laser therapy help to calm inflammation through super-focused beams of light.
During more than two decades in the beauty industry, Charity—the head of Hair 1 and Spa 2—has amassed a wide-ranging arsenal of expertise, excelling in fields as diverse as laser hair removal and manicures. In her capacity as a stylist, her cut and color services revamp coifs, and her facials, peels, and Photo Lite age-spot treatments rejuvenate the faces beneath them. Alternatively, her massages, which include Swedish or deep tissue, dissolve stress and facilitate internal harmony. Clients can pop into her Zen-like salon or schedule an appointment for her to visit their homes or live-in solariums.