In the Dark Ages, princesses exfoliated with Fabergé-egg dust and filed fingernails on the edges of gold doubloons. Revel in more modern and luxurious beauty treatments with this Groupon.
$29 for 12 Days of Unlimited Spa Services ($129 Value)
Automated machines administer services such as a Hydro-Massage—a fully clothed massage powered by heated water—standup and traditional UV tanning, and red-light therapy. Patrons can also opt for UV-free Mystic Tan sessions for an additional $10 per spray. Some services require additional products not included in this Groupon, such as eyewear for UV tanning or topical products for facials; Groupon customers receive 15% off their first product purchase for these services.
Planet Beach A Contempo Spa-Spokane
A wildly successful alternative to traditional day spas—its more than 300 locations blanket 36 states and half a dozen countries—Planet Beach A Contempo Spa is a futuristic relaxation station where state-of-the-art machines administer all the spa and tanning services. These friendly automatons sometimes replace familiar treatments, as in the Luminous facial, a light-based service that delivers blemish-busting results similar to those of a conventional facial. But other equipment maps out new spa territory entirely: the Hydro-Derma Fusion chamber moisturizes the whole body with nutrient-rich steam in order to offset the effects of a dry climate or a rear-end collision with a salt truck. Other machines whiten teeth, spray tan skin, and massage muscles.
Planet Beach operates on a gym-style membership system, meaning that members purchase packages or pay flat monthly rates. As members spend more time at the spa, they get to know the helpful assistants who are always on hand to demonstrate how to use the equipment without activating its ability to cry.