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a color whose hue is that of the clear sky.
also referred to as a 'body wrap', 'body
scrub', or 'body mask'. At spablue we think
of it as a 'facial' for the whole body. It
is just as important to cleanse, exfoliate,
and hydrate the skin on your body as it is
the skin on your face.
active oils pressed from the leaves and flowers
of certain plants, flowers, herbs, etc. Many
have calming, healing, regenerating, moisturizing,
detoxifying, and anti-oxidant effects.
the removal of the outside layer of skin
cells via either mechanical scrubbing, low
pH solution (aka a 'peel'), enzymes, microdermabrasion,
etc. Designed to smooth, resurface, refine,
and stimulate the skin's surface, and perfect
manual cleaning of sebum, debris, and dead
cells out of the pores. (Yes, this means
blackheads and other unsightly stuff you'd
rather not mention.) They are essential to
a thorough facial!
a treatment for the face targeted to combat
any skin dilemma. at spablue our facials
involve cleansing, skin analysis, and application
of an array of products.
the application of an oxygen contain solution
to the skin, intended to increase the presence
of O2 on the tissues - either for purification,
increased cell metabolism or bactericidal
a warm wax that has been used for years in
physical therapy treatments because of its
ability to increase circulation. Paraffin
goes on warm and quickly cools, forming a
vacuum on the surface of the skin that improves
dry and dehydrated, aging and lack-luster
the most commonly offered and the best known
type of massage. It uses a firm but gentle
pressure to improve the circulation, ease
muscle aches and tension, improve flexibility
and create relaxation.
the Japanese version of accupuncture without
the needles. The massage therapist uses his
or her fingers and thumbs to apply pressure
to specific points on the body in an effort
to restore the healthy flow of energy throughout
a horizontal 'waterfall' type shower treatment
often used in body treatments to rinse and