As their name suggests, the staff at Xanadu Day Spa strive to create a paradise filled with beauty and relaxation. Their massage therapists enhance hot-stone, sports, and prenatal treatments with a slew of natural products believed to enrich skin. These products also come into play during nail services that, like many of Xanadu’s treatments, come with an upgrade called an “X Factor.” During a manicure, for example, the nail technician will dip hands in warm paraffin wax and exfoliate any dead or dulling skin cells with a gentle scrub. With their services, they aim to inspire the same relaxing experience that clients would get from visiting an exotic locale, like Fiji, or a massage bed floating around Fiji. Their service menu also includes spa packages for groups and kids, as well as couples’-massage lessons from one of the therapists on staff.
Flickering candles softly illuminate Alpha Beauty Clinic's numerous private treatment rooms, where clients relax during services ranging from soothing Swedish massages and firming seaweed wraps for the entire body to specialized facials, such as the Cleopatra 24 Karat Gold facial and the Japanese Pearl facial. The unusual treatments easily attract new clients, yet the spa's welcoming, skilled staffers help to maintain relationships with regulars who've been stopping by since Alpha Beauty Clinic first opened in 1987. The treatment menu isn't the only thing with international flair at Alpha Beauty Clinic. Team members hail from around the globe, and many boast more than a decade's worth of experience. The multicultural staff can speak and recite slam poetry in an assortment of languages including Hindi, Spanish, Italian, and Tagalog.
A lobby decked out with leather chairs, stained wood, tiles, and flowers greets visitors to Massage Bliss & Day Spa, preparing them for a spa visit that melts away the stress and responsibilities of the modern workday. Soft, low lights and gauzy curtains hang over heated massage beds, and two candlelit couples-massage suites surround pairs in a sensual glow during romantic anniversaries or ill-advised first dates. Deep-cleaning facials flush out clogged pores and stimulate blood flow with natural ingredients, such as apple pulp and flaxseed, and aromatic salts and coconut oils soothe digits during spa mani-pedis. The day spa's arsenal of sophisticated technologies beautifies and rejuvenates bodies, with its infrared sauna detoxifying and purifying skin and its TriActive laser smoothing out dimpling and cellulite.
For the past 16 years, Taylor Lane & Co. Day Spa's aestheticians have pampered guests from scalp to sole with services from haircuts to massages to pedicures. Amid umbers, earthen pinks, and cream-toned tiles, nail techs massage feet with basalt stones and apply products such as Harmony Gel cured by ultraviolet light. The spa's eyelash-extension specialist is certified by several lash companies. Aside from increasing the range of her client's butterfly kisses, she teaches professional certification courses in eyelash extensions.
Massage Green's 90-minute Swedish massage begins with a quick consultation with a licensed massage therapist to determine the stealthiest course of action to quell insurgent knots and muscular protrusions. For the next approximate 80 minutes, tender surfaces are assuaged with long, smooth strokes, circular movements, and cat-like kneading, made slick and smooth with Massage Green's ample stock of organic lotions, gels, oils, or ambrosial nectar. Bodily aches and pains are banished to a nightmarish realm of wind and ghosts, leaving behind an overwhelming feeling of tranquility, improved circulation, and emotional well-being.
Cynthia, the licensed massage therapist behind Cyn's RelaxZen Massage Boutique, helps her guests leave the sterile, fluorescent-light-tinged world of the office behind. She works in a massage room adorned with leopard-print drapes and verdant plants. These decorations surround a massage table dressed in zebra-print sheets and a furry blanket, where she mends ailing muscles with her own custom blend of massage techniques. Cynthia also draws on an array of modalities, including Swedish, deep-tissue, neuromuscular, and trigger-point massage. She soothes tired hands and feet with acupressure and reflexology; cossets clients at all stages of life with infant, prenatal, and geriatric massage; and adds complimentary aromatherapy to all sessions lasting an hour or more.
When she isn't kneading knots out, Cynthia uses her skills to bring recuperation to parties and events. She also helps clients detox and relax in her spa room, which features an infrared sauna, a shower, and the most zen thing there is: an entire village of perfectly potty-trained newborn puppies.
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