A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas—its more than 300 locations blanket 36 states and half a dozen countries—Planet Beach Contempo Spa is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the Hydro-Derma Fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. Other machines whiten teeth, spray tan skin, and massage muscles.
Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.
Wrapped in Wellness's friendly staff helps bodies take on more toned and contoured forms through client-oriented services, organic products, and wraps that help clients lose up to 30 inches in one hour. They offer a variety of wraps including the LA Slim Wrap which is popular among some celebrities. Inside the tranquil wellness center, skilled technicians cocoon bodies in sundry wraps, which help bodies detoxify, tighten, and tone with all-natural mineral solutions that ready selves for red carpets, green screens, and awkward encounters with purple-clad paparazzi. In addition to body wraps and weight-loss treatments, the staff also darkens hides with airbrush tanning and enhances faces' youthful glow with rejuvenating facials. Calming décor envelops clients with soothing green and purple tones accented with touches of dark wood. Within private treatment rooms, rich curtains cascade to the floor as clients nestle into cushy furniture set aglow by warm lighting and left-behind glow sticks.
Tina Angelique Brown, a licensed massage therapist and owner of Just Relax Massage Therapy, strives to help patients recover from injuries and bolster overall health. She works with a skilled staff to exercise muscle aches and soreness during trigger-point, Swedish, deep-tissue, sports, prenatal, and reflexology massages. Craniosacral therapy works to relieve stress and pain by focusing gentle pressure on the skull, as well as the spine, which supports the brain and transmits its disdain for the body’s dance moves. Alternatively, the team helps shoo away stress with body wraps, facials, and microdermabrasions.
Stripped Waxing Boutique and Spa's troupe of talented aestheticians create sleek skin suits with a spread of beautifying treatments. Using antioxidant-enriched wax that leaves skin nourished, a professional strand puller will extract fuzz lining the lips and over-eye arches during the waxing package. Airbrush tanning coats bone blankets in a refreshing, golden tan without the damaging effects of the sun. The clear, DHA-infused solution applies evenly for a smooth, streak-free glow to transform porcelain figures into cast-bronze figures, perfect for adorning the front of ships.
Bikram Yoga The Woodlands' impassioned instructors remix the 26 pliable poses from the Bikram tradition, bestowing strength and flexibility while priming the different organs of the body to awake and do their groovy thing. Classes take place in a heated room to infuse each move with additional penetrating power and protect the body from injury. In addition to helping you work up a sweat, the high temperatures elevate your metabolism, making it easier to burn fat. Bikram express classes pack all the benefits of Bikram, including all 26 poses and two breathing exercises, into a 50-minute format, streamlining the process for busy people, busy lives, even busy laziness.