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DC's Best Beauty & Wellness Deals, Ranked by Customers

BY: Editors | Feb 11, 2015

Every day, Groupon helps its customers live their best lives. Whether you want to go to a spa for a few hours’ rest and relaxation or head to a salon to tweak your appearance, you can find a local business on Groupon to make that experience happen. Groupon has hundreds of beauty deals, ranging from scientifically advanced med spas with a roster of rejuvenating lasers to no-frills salons with stylists who can fashion makeovers with just a pair of scissors.

After our customers redeem their Groupons, they vote on the quality of the service. From that data, we compiled a list of their favorite businesses for beauty and wellness deals. Below are their five favorites, ranked by customer satisfaction:

Malee Thai Massage and Body Work LLC

malee thai massage and body work

Recommended by 98% of customers

What our customers say: "Grace was wonderful. She was very attentive [and] supportive of today's special requirements. I will definitely go back." – Gwendolyn G. | "Very helpful staff and fantastic massage!" – Jon R. | "Aaaamazing!" – Pat H.

What our editors say: During Malee's signature treatment, the Thai yoga-bodywork massage, therapists incorporate guided stretches with focused pressure on energy meridians to loosen muscles and decompress joints. Many of the spa's other treatments feature a blend of Eastern and Western techniques, like hot stones and herbal footbaths.

Caressence Therapeutic Massage

caressence therapeutic massage

Recommended by 96% of customers

What our customers say: "Groupon is great for businesses like Caressence Therapeutic Massage because I had no idea there was a great business like this close to my home." – Merinda E. | "Excellent people, great service." – Melody M. | "Nora was friendly and did a wonderful job of helping me to relax!" – Carlesha H.

What our editors say: Massage therapist Nichole Jefferson has a considerable medical background—including phlebotomy, cardiovascular health, and emergency medicine—that imbues her holistic treatments with a scientific foundation. Her diverse arsenal features deep-tissue massage, hot-stone therapy, and the raindrop technique, which helps relax physiques and psyches with essential oils and bodywork.

Thai Wellness Center

thai wellness center

Recommended by 92% of customers

What our customers say: "Loved it—very clean, great massage, cup of tea afterward. Loved it." – Cara G. | "This is a wonderful place to receive a massage. I highly recommend Thai Wellness Center." – Jack B. | "The staff are professional, incredibly attentive, and the Thai massages are phenomenal." – Regina J.

What our editors say: Thai Wellness Center's guiding principle is that the body must be treated as a whole if it is to thrive, so its holistic therapies seek to link the mind, body, and spirit. Depending on a client's needs, they can choose from different levels of treatments: relaxation, prevention, therapeutic, advanced bodywork, and medical massage, in ascending order.

DC Derm Docs

dc derm docs

Recommended by 91% of customers

What our customers say: "Great service, wonderful results." – Judith J. | "Great doc, very informative and helpful, took his time." – Allison Y. | "Very nice, comfortable, and modern office. The staff was really professional and nice, and the tech that worked with me was great." – Beth W.

What our editors say: Dr. Dale Isaacson and Dr. Marilyn Berzin work to boost their patients' confidenceby helping them look their best through a range of aesthetic treatments. The technology employed by the physicians has certainly progressed in the 30 years they've worked together—it now includes Thermage skin tightening, IPL rejuvenation, and laser hair removal.

Sunrise Wellness Center

sunrise wellness center

Recommended by 89% of customers

What our customers say: "Super fast, scheduling was easy, and service was good!" – Christine H. | "Go there with time. Valter takes his time but he is awesome. Love my haircut." – Alejandra N.

What our editors say: The pampering spa services here are designed to leave skin smooth and muscles relaxed. Sugaring treatments remove unwanted hair naturally, and therapists employ standard massage modalities to alleviate guests' aches and pains. They also offer prenatal, postnatal, and infant massages as well as couples-massage classes.