Nuance Skin & Massage Therapy’s technicians indulge clients in hair, skin, and massage treatments, evoking a symphony of relaxing sighs in an atmosphere of orchestrated bliss. Facial treatments reveal younger and healthier appearances using the latest in anti-aging micro current and LED light technology, and mani-pedis leave fingertips and toenails decorated in the client’s choice of polish, gel enhancements, or an intricate nail design, from colorful geometric shapes to logos representing their favorite fashion labels. Hands can also be pampered with 10-minute sessions of LED photopulsation spa treatments, which release painless LED wavelengths into the skin for softer, smoother hands that can finally ditch the bedazzled white gloves left on from the 80s.
When Dulce Spa & Salon recently decided to add massage therapy to its collection of services, the staff turned to Jessica Gulovsen, a licensed massage therapist known for her nurturing demeanor and custom-tailored treatments. Her specialties include deep-tissue work and hot-stone therapy, which she uses to melt chronic tension, and aromatherapy massage, during which she uses fragrant, 100% pure essential oils to invigorate the senses and keep creaky sinews from squeaking.
Helmed by 30-year salon veteran Howard Karp, the Hair Tailors staff aims to amplify the lushness of tresses with low-level laser hair enhancement sessions. During up to eight 30-minute sessions per month, preceded by a personalized consultation, a technician bathes hair and scalps in the bristle-boosting glow of 79 non-thermal cold laser lights. The therapeutic red light treatment seeks to bolster follicles manufacture new strands, increase the growth rate of existing hair, and convince surly keratin molecules to participate in the morning calisthenics program. To engender a supportive environment for even the shyest of strands, all treatments occur in a private room equipped with satellite television and modesty-enhancing space helmets. After three months, many heads may experience increased hirsuteness, verified by before, during, and after shots snapped to assess the reforestation efforts.
The Nines Salon's attentive technicians coax unwanted hairs from both men's and women's follicles using gentle Cirepil depilatory wax. A la carte waxing services appease sensitive skin with gentle Cirepil wax known to smooth the face, legs, arms, and vain cats for up to four to six weeks. A collection of one or three Brazilian waxes brush nether regions with a low-temperature wax before sterile instruments and rumor mills distance hairs from their roots.
The licensed massage therapists at Chi Spa banish tension with traditional Chinese techniques performed in a modern, serene setting. Staffers usher in a sense of wellness from limb to limb by manipulating the body with Eastern-inspired therapies, such as ionic footbaths, acupuncture, far-infrared sauna, and chiropractic treatments that incorporate the healing elements of Chinese reflexology and magazine-worthy massage hands.
Julie’s Hair and Nail Salon’s professional stylists sculpt hairs on the heads of women, men, and children. Hair-coloring services dress ‘dos in a colors such as blonde, brunette, and see-through, and waxing services lift unwanted hairs out from their roots. The salon’s nail techs use Oregon-manufactured Light Elegance products to primp finger- and toe-tips, and salon products are also available for purchase for use at home or on horseback.
It's simple: stiff muscles don't want to move. That's why massage therapist Jason Lee descends on tension with four types of massage modalities, loosening muscles so they can range through the full swirl of motions. Myofascial release, for instance, breaks up internal scar tissue that holds muscle fibers in place, and deep-tissue pressures deliver cross-grain strokes to ease out movement-impeding muscle knots.