Spas at Your Fingertips in Heart of Texas
- Published: Friday, July 9th 2010
- in Travel & Play
They say everything’s bigger in Texas, and spas are no exception! In Texas spas services may incorporate local ingredients like sage, cactus, and aloe vera and target the effects of the sun. So grab your cowboy hat, and book some treatments in the Lone Star State now!
Alleia Spa & Body Contouring
This Fort Worth-area spa focuses on the well-being of clients’ minds and souls, and strives to be “unlike any spa around.” Offerings include massage, body treatments such as wraps, scrubs, and contouring, advanced medical skin care treatments, airbrush tanning, and head-to-toe waxing and the spa is certified for Lipomassage. Here a variety of products like the Dermaquest and Cosmedix skin care lines, and Colorescience makeup line are available for purchase.
Located in Austin, Texas, Orange Blossom Skin Care is a locally-owned and operated spa with the goal of providing friendly, quality, and prompt service to their clients. Services focus on holistic treatments that incorporate organic products like the Eminence Organic line. Orange Blossom offers comprehensive skin-care services such as body treatments, organic and customized facials, microdermabrasion, enzyme peels, waxing, and lash and brow tinting. Treatments targeted to teens such as facials are offered, as are a variety of packages. Elizabeth Hoeber, the spa owner has more than ten years of experience in the beauty industry, is a licensed aesthetician, and a graduate of Lauterstein-Conway School of Massage Therapy.
The highlight of this Dallas spa is easily its Waterhouse area, where clients can unwind in the oversized whirlpool, rain shower, and steam cave. Foot scrubs and massages featuring a warm tea tree and eucalyptus soak and a sea salt and peppermint scrub are also performed in the Waterhouse. Massage, body treatments, facials, airbrush tanning, footbaths, manicures, pedicures, waxing, and hair care are available and Pure Spa clients have access to the neighboring Trophy Fitness Club.
The Institute of Bodywork Studies
At The Institute of Bodywork Studies clients can experience massages performed by student therapists as well as professional therapists. Massage modalities include Swedish, Swedish relaxation, couple’s Swedish massage, chair, prenatal, reflexology, shiatsu, and hot stone. In addition to massage, The Institute of Bodyworks Studies also provides spa services such as body wraps, a salt glow/body polish, Hydro-Facials, and foot treatments. Clients can also take a soak in the spa’s therapeutic whirlpool.