Unlike trips to lion dens, human-cannonball camp, or The Museum of Upcoming Deadlines, trips to the spa leave bodies relaxed and stress-free. Revel in a tension-taming treatment with today’s Groupon: for $40, you get a lotus-touch seaweed-gel showerless body wrap at Shelly’s Salon and Spa in Itasca (a $95 value).
Tired torsos can seek refuge in the relaxing confines of Shelly’s Salon and Spa, where pampering pros work to rejuvenate and detoxify bone bags during one-hour body wraps laced with lavender oil and aloe. Brush-wielding aestheticians first paint frazzled physiques from top hat to toe skirt with a rich concoction of metabolism-hotwiring sea kelp, moisturizing klamath blue-green algae, and healing rose-hip seed oil. Warm towels are used to gently wipe away the wrap and coax bodies out of their fragrant cocoons, then revivified backs are kneaded and stroked with a finishing lotion as smooth as a silkworm's tongue.
For an additional $10, clients can opt for a custom wrap tailored to address individual dermatological difficulties with hydrating, tightening, or aromatherapy add-ons. Regardless of the chosen swaddling service, wrapees leave Shelly’s glowing bright enough to convert their living rooms into radiant blanket-fort villages.
Shelly's Salon & Spa
At Shelly’s Salon & Spa, professional stylists, aestheticians, and massage therapists swaddle men, women, and young adults in fully custom salon and spa treatments. Before dousing hair wearers with Redken 5th Avenue products and up-to-date techniques born of continuing education, the skilled mane mavens consult with clients to decide on optimally chic looks based on face shape, hair type, and favorite style of powdered wig. Similarly, aestheticians examine skin prior to body wraps and custom facials and diagnose a regimen of cleansers and procedures specifically for each individual. Massage therapists take care to deliver tailored strokes as they seek out hidden tension pockets and tightly knotted tendons across corporeal landscapes.
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