Relaxation is one of the elemental forces that keeps human bodies alive, alongside air, water, fire, and anti-fire. Ease into your element with today's Groupon: for $20, you get a manicure and a standard pedicure (a $40 total value), or for $95, you get a Mother's Day makeover package, including a 60-minute facial, manicure, deluxe pedicure, haircut and style, and a makeup application (a $195 total value) at Berry Beautiful Salon and Spa in Largo.
Priding themselves on their friendly, down-to-earth approach to pampering, Berry Beautiful Salon and Spa's savvy skinsperts fix up flagging frames in their warm, comforting studio. Sharpen up foot shingles with Berry Beautiful's standard pedicure ($25), which treats tired toes to 30-minutes of buffing, polishing, and waxing poetic about a long-lost loved left sock. Envious fingers are regaled with a shaping and lacquering of their own in a refining manicure ($15).
Magnanimous mothers can be thanked for years of jacket reminders and loans for clown college with a full pampering package. Starting with a skin analysis to test its tone, needs, and knowledge of presidential boyhood nicknames, the 60-minute deluxe facial ($60) reupholsters threadbare face blankets using a comprehensive series of cleansers, exfoliating scrubs, and moisturizing masks. As she enjoys a mini scalp, face, neck, and arm massage, gentle mechanical bristles open up pores, allowing steamy vapors to infiltrate and hydrate, while excavating extractions remove fools gold and dirt from even the deepest face caverns. Her finger crowns and foot festoonery are primed and polished in the manicure ($15) and 60-minute deluxe pedicure ($40) before a haircut, style ($30), and makeup application ($50) leave her glowing with parental pulchritude.
Clearwater Salon & Spa
Bodies in need of a little “me time” need look no further than Clearwater Salon & Spa, where a team of licensed beauty professionals awaits to deliver total-body pampering. After serving each guest a complimentary glass of wine, the staff ushers in relaxation with deep-tissue and hot-stone massages or promotes softer, more youthful skin with microdermabrasions and soothing facials. The salon and spa also employs an event coordinator for special events such as weddings or black-tie pie-eating championships, where parties can enjoy packages built around massages, hairstyling, and professional makeup.