A full-service mane-management operation, Sheila Catherine Salon offers tress-trimmings to men, women, and kids. Bring in a load of frizzled and/or frazzled locks, and the staff of talented stylists will use high quality salon products to shampoo hair under sudsy, purifying waters. Then they'll take your vision for the perfect coif and transform it beyond expectations, trimming off dead ends and pruning noodle nests into lively, tasteful topiaries. In addition, you can opt for one of two hair treatments: a deep-conditioning procedure to repair dry, frizzy hair and split ends, or a clarifying treatment, guaranteed to evict freeloading hard minerals like iron, rust, copper and chlorine back to the drainpipes from whence they came. Warring split-end factions will be united once and for all under the salon's bright, cheerful auspices, ending tress turmoil and initiating a new era of lustrous, glossy head growth.
Licensed massage therapist Helen Proulx has been untying knotted muscles for eight years. Her specializations include Swedish and deep-tissue massage, which includes long, gliding strokes and more pressurized kneading, respectively. In her capable hands, mothers-to-be find relief from aches and tension during prenatal massages. Each massage session can easily be customized to concentrate on a specific part of the body.
An ethereal painting of a white-leafed tree adorns one sage-hued wall of the private room, where a bed draped with soft sheets patiently awaits a tenant. A soundtrack of "relaxation music" fills the air with hymn-like vocals or a quiet instrumental hum, over which speakers layer the sound of trickling rain. Thanks to touches like these, the calming ambiance at Balancing Touch Massage starts to soothe away patrons' stress before massages even begin.
But only when massage therapists take charge do muscles truly start to melt. The highly trained staffers attack tension and soreness with customized sessions that include Swedish and deep-tissue modalities. Additionally, they enhance pampering with organic facials and body scrubs.
SMART TAN SALONS FasterSafer UVplus earns its acclaim by sun-kissing hides with an array of tanning services, from beds and facial tanners to UV-free spray tanning. An educated staff of body bronzers guides patrons to their best tanning option after a complimentary skin-type analysis, which determines skin sensitivity and penchant for turning sunshine into superpowers. One of the beds, standup booths, or facial tanners gently shades skin with high-pressure bulbs while keeping bodies cool with air-conditioning, entertaining ears with iPod music selections, and boosting the tongue's self-esteem with voice-guided controls. Alternatively, spray booths coat skin in an even, natural-looking bronze without UV rays. Clients relax amid the cosmopolitan vibes emanating from the stone mantel fireplace and leather couches and take advantage of complimentary amenities such as towels, aromatherapy, and manicure UV protectors to ensure that painted finger portraits of Winston Churchill don't fade.
At East Side Aesthetics, cosmetic and dermatological experts help clients assume younger looks with cutting-edge aesthetic treatments. The cooling hand piece on the Cutera CoolGlide laser equipment helps minimize discomfort as it uses laser heat to remove unwanted body hair. To further beautify skin, the staff utilizes other laser technology to diminish everything from wrinkles to discoloration. Imperfections such as sun damage, broken capillaries, and age spots surrender their hold on skin when put up against the clinic’s IPL photorejuvenation treatments, which are effective on several different areas including the face, chest, neck, and hands. Laser-free services include microdermabrasion treatments, lactic peels, and facials that combat acne, excess oil, and fine lines.
The mother-daughter team of Alison and Kristen Pope boasts more than 30 years of combined experience in the professional pampering industry and run a. Salon Galleria & Spa with a soft, well-moisturized fist. Though Kristen originally followed in her mother’s footsteps to become a nail technician, she later added licensed cosmetologist, certified massage therapist, and hairstylist to her resume, which explains the lengthy roster of services that the salon boasts. Alison, Kristen, and their staff also host parties for children and adults, sometimes arming older customers with champagne flutes. Visitors can receive hairstyling or makeovers or dip toes into a heated whirlpool tub before each digit submits to buffing, shaping, polishing, and a rigorous cleaning behind their ears.
With doctors on staff, the medically supervised team at Agape Medical Spas performs a range of modern beauty treatments, including chemical peels, laser hair removal, and weight-loss regimens. Clients can also fill the 25th hour during the last day of daylight-saving time with a soothing spa service such as a massage, or a honey butter sugar glow scrub.