The world’s first day-spa owner invited clients to “experience the healing powers of this here tar pit,” which was bad news for the clientele but invaluable for modern-day archaeologists. Preserve well-being without becoming permanently preserved with today’s Groupon: for $49, you get a two-hour Baby, It’s Cold Outside spa package at Mellow Me Out (a $100 value), valid at the Fulton and Downtown locations. The package includes:
- Hot-rock foot soak
- Warm vanilla sugar foot and calf scrub
- Calf and foot massage
- Organic facial with a chocolate hydrating mask<p>
The aestheticians at Mellow Me Out strive to live up to the spa’s namesake by lavishing guests with soothing services that have garnered it the title of Best Day Spa 2011 from Sacramento News & Review. Visitors braving the blustery elements and aerial assaults from reindeer of prey step inside for a head to toe warm-up beginning with a robe, neck wrap, and steaming cup of cocoa. During a two-hour coddling, frigid feet thaw out in a hot-rock foot soak before clinicians scour away dry skin with a warm vanilla sugar scrub for the foot and calf. Facials restore moisture to wind-bitten skin with an organic chocolate hydrating mask as calves and feet continue their vacation with a massaging rubdown. Clients receive their services in private, themed suites such as the Manhattan Lounge and the Safari Room, where aestheticians have been exfoliating the same rhinoceros for two years.
Mellow Me Out
When Mellow Me Out first opened its doors in 2000, it was in a cramped, 1,000-square-foot studio with a broom closet for a break room and no washer or dryer. Since those humble beginnings, Mellow Me Out, recipients of a Sacramento Reader's Choice Best Day Spa award and located at Arden Way near Watt Avenue features amenities such as a Mermaid Room with saltwater fish and a Jungle Room which is adorned with a safari tent. The team of therapists delivers skin, hair, nail, and massage services that earned the business several awards over the past 14 years in business.