After gently analyzing facial fallacies, Masterpiece MediSpa softly peels back used-up layers of aging scowl to reveal the renewed, smiling surfaces that lie beneath. Over the course of thirty-minutes, an experienced staffer thrusts natural mineral crystals into a powerful whirlwind produced by the S.T. Peel machine in order to stimulate vigorous epidermal tissue development. Circulation rouses from its long slumber, scarfing down bowls of cereal and feeding budding collagen cells. The procedure detonates oil depositories and unclogs pores, rendering one’s kisser fresh and clean. A Swiss apple stem cell treatment or other mask completes the process, beckoning youthful cheeks and glowing grins to emerge victoriously.
Solace Hair Esthetics' owner Sarah Barrett aims to reinvigorate bodies wearied from what she refers to as modern life's "daily bombardment of chemicals and noise." To this end, she arms her hairstyling staff with sulfate-free and low-ammonia colour products, and charges them to create a quiet and soothing spa environment. In addition to hair services, aestheticians rejuvenate faces with six types of organic facials, and massage therapists wield fragrant essential oils during aromatherapy massages, causing noses to temporarily forget their longing for fresh-baked cookies.
Packages of services allow relaxation seekers to experience what spas are really all about: full-on, no-apologies, head-to-toe pampering. Caesar Spa creates a variety of combinations specially designed to usher guests into a state of full-body bliss. Most of the bundles consist of a facial and a massage, though some take it a step further, such as the Asian spa retreat for two with Oriental foot massage, herbal soothing, and mani-pedi services. Without remorse, Caesar Spa carves their packages into a menu of á la carte treatments that range from body wraps and waxing services to microdermabrasion and ear candling.
Sense of Beauty degrimes digits with en Vogue nail products and soothing appendage services for both men and women. A 40-minute Handyman's manicure ($39.95) eases overworked claws by soaking palms and fingers in a paraffin ointment before an experienced technician employs en Vogue lime and coconut cream to massage away stress caused by clutching ice-cream cones too tightly. Nails resting at the bottoms of well-worn legs are pampered throughout a one-hour Heavy Duty pedicure ($59.95) as a hot-stone massage and quality creams calm aching stems. Sublime colours and plush chairs envelop customers as they nibble on a complimentary snack or sip specialty teas. Though these treatments are male friendly, handywomen can also benefit from the soothing care without the usual burden of wearing a Groucho Marx disguise.