At Creative Skin Care, medical aestheticians recognize the fundamental link between health and beauty. Extensive backgrounds in both cosmetic and clinical care have trained them to seek the root of beauty issues in the deeper well-being of the body. Complimentary skin analyses allow skin-care experts to eschew "quick fixes" and "iron helmets" for in-depth beautification campaigns that might incorporate massage, salicylic-acid treatments, and oxygenation. Aestheticians are masters of lasers, whether they are directing the Palomar IPL laser at little melanin bull's-eyes within hair follicles or wielding the Alma Harmony XL laser to rout spider veins with little discomfort and no downtime.
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
We offer deeply relaxing and therapeutic bodywork using our hands and feet. Try our popular ASHIATSU massage
What do you love most about your job?
I love when people enjoy their treatment so much that they refer their best friends.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer?
The best feedback is when my guest states they do not want the massage to end!
The signature treatment at Wholistic Hands and Wellness is the integrative massage. This treatment, administered by an experienced massage therapist, draws from numerous modalities and is customized to meet the needs of each client. That means that Swedish, deep-tissue, or reflexology massage techniques could all be incorporated into the treatment, along with stretching exercises, resulting in relief of pain and stress. The center also offers facials, foot detoxes, and body contouring treatments that help clients fit back into a favorite dress or mascot uniform.
Licensed and certified massage therapist Sam Worley has
worked at a private studio for more than three years and worked for more than ten years, dissolving stress at local spas. He holds certifications in techniques ranging from deep-tissue to Thai massage, all of which are now available at Massage Harmony, his private studio in Decatur.
Sam never begins a massage without first holding a consultation—a policy that helps him figure out which muscles to concentrate on. Once he's devised a treatment plan, his nimble fingers set to work improving circulation with gentle Swedish strokes, neuromuscular techniques, or even heated stones. He can enhance any of these sessions with aromatherapy oils.
Total Life 360’s massage therapists melt tension with more than a half dozen kneading modalities, including trigger-point therapy and reflexology—all performed either in the soothing studio or at the home or office of clients. Swedish massages incorporate gliding strokes, graceful circles, and gentle taps. The intense, therapeutic pressure of deep-tissue strokes extract chronic pains and missing car keys from the muscle tissue’s innermost layers, and reflexology targets key points in the hands and feet in an effort to ease aches throughout the body. Other specialties of the studio's skilled therapists include hot-stone treatments as well as fitness training and nutritional guidance.
The family team of acupuncturists at Sun Wellness uses, tiny, hair-thin needles to stimulate the body's ability to heal itself. Acupuncture can help alleviate stress, insomnia, and general aches and pains as well as more serious conditions. Other services include herbal medicine, chiropractic care, massage therapy, and nutritional guidance, the latter of which teaches you the best way to run from cupcakes.