Looking around Pacific Avenue Salon & Spa, a rustic Italian villa might come to mind. That’s because each piece of decor situated within the 10,000-square-foot day spa exudes that vibe, from the intricate ironwork on the stairs to the cobblestones lining its walkways. In a bright, airy salon space, guests can relax on leather salon chairs facing mirrors that reflect their new haircuts and more vibrant hair colors. Other visitors can retire to private massage rooms in the hopes that therapeutic, Swedish, or deep-tissue techniques will work out their muscle aches and kinks. Elsewhere, the spa’s licensed professionals pamper clients with body wraps that utilize ingredients such as greek yogurt, pumpkin, or coffee and jojoba. The expansive retreat also features a pool, gym, and sauna and hot tub that give clients a place to unwind and decide which state of water they like best: liquid or gas.
Medical Massage E-Z-4-U’s licensed massage therapist, Michael Daniel, helps his patients overcome chronic and acute pain with a range of massage therapies. His repertoire includes Swedish, deep-tissue, lymphatic-drainage, and structural-integration massage techniques.
Kealoha has spent the last 11 years tending to her clients’ skin-and-nail needs. With the belief that clients should be nurtured in a tranquil environment, she treats clients' with custom facials that make use of rejuvenating skin ingredients. Her talents also extend to manicures and pedicures accompanied with exfoliating scrubs, hydrating masks, and one-hour hugs.
To make sure they utilize the proper ?minence Organic Skin Care and Image Skincare products on clients' skin, the aestheticians at Spa Vita Bella have each client fill out a short intake form upon arrival, including any health concerns and the desired outcome of the service. To make the experience as relaxing as possible, guests are welcome to hot tea or cold beverages before heading to one of the private treatment rooms. Aestheticians then get to work smoothing away signs of aging or correcting skin issues such as acne, fine lines, and dryness. They also cocoon clients in slimming body wraps or administer massages. Outside of the spa, aestheticians pursue continuing education courses to ensure they're well-versed in the latest treatments and techniques.
Other services include massages, body wraps, waxing, sugar waxing, facials, pedicures, and eyelash extensions, to name a few. Clients can also head over to the spa's hypoallergenic infrared sauna for a relaxing treatment that heats the body from within to promote detoxification and slimming.
Salon Mairéad and Day Spa's skin treatments, haircuts, and massages earned it a nomination for Best Day Spa in Western Washington in 2011. High quality skincare products form the basis for many of the spa's luxurious treatments, including creams and anti-aging serums from Dr. Spiller Biocosmetics as well as eco-friendly body butters from Bend, Oregon-based Dani Natural Products. The spa also boasts an on-location boutique that invites departing guests to bring bits of bliss home with them in the form of spa products, handcrafted jewelry, accessories, and books-on-tape narrated by literate morning doves.