Dear valued customer,
Hope you had a very joyous holiday and we wish the very best for the new year! We are grateful for your continued support through our management changes. We have been with you now for just over 6 months and we are so excited to have the opportunity to serve you. We hope that you have taken the time to visit our new website at www.2ndlookdayspa.com.
As we head into the new year we are looking forward to serving you better with services that are at the forefront of the spa industry. Our focus will be to add compliments to services that enhance your sensory experience. You may have seen some of these changes take effect in the form of our organic tea selection added to the existing latte and coffee service, therapeutic organic essential oils in our aromatherapy services and elements of acupressure and Ayurveda in our “touch”.
For the month of January we would like to partner on your beauty and wellness journey through some unique specials.
Himalayan Head Massage – $45
The art of Indian Head Massage originated from Ayurveda, an ancient Indian system of medicine that has been practiced for thousands of years. Indian Head Massage, also known as Champissage, is a form of massage that focuses on the face, head, neck, shoulders, and upper arms which are important energy centers within the body. It is very relaxing and has a balancing effect by helping to release stress and tension creating a sense of peace and well-being. Additionally, this massage is done using a specialized blend of organic hot oils that extend that therapeutic benefits of this massage:
Himalyan Spiknard which is highly revered for its ability to support deep sleep and to help work through and release subconscious trauma. The medicinal plant is helpful in enhancing the faculties of the brain and strengthens the nervous system. The plant has the power to reduce stress, anxiety and tension by balancing biochemical reactions in the body. It facilitates sound sleeping and provides nutrients to facilitate the growth of hair and promote a radiant complexion.
False Daisy which is renowned for its hair and scalp tonic abilities also aids in providing relief for sinus and cold symptoms. It has long been used in prevent hair loss and premature greying; western cultures are now beginning to understand its overall benefits for skin disorders and health related issues of the eyes, blood and respiratory system.
Brahmi or Gotu Kola is a memory enhancer, aphrodisiac, and general tonic which has a positive impact on cognitive performance. Many diseases, brain and otherwise, are connected to chronic irritation and inflammation in the body. Plants like brahmi have been studied extensively for their ability to fight discomfort and systemic inflammation. Some reviews have identified brahmi as a potential therapy for chronic discomfort and neuropathy. These studies also suggest that brahmi counteracts the effects of stress by regulating hormones involved with the stress response thus resulting in decreased levels of cortisol, the stress hormone.
The overall benefits of this treatment are:
Contour Wrap – $150
An excellent treatment to help kick-start your slimming or health care regime. The wrap immediately detoxifies tissues and tightens the skin.
The clay formula which is infused into the cloth wraps contains a number of active ingredients responsible for removing dead skin, slimming and evacuation of lymph. One of the active ingredients in the clay is Bentonite that contains the trace element iodine which is responsible for boosting metabolism of many fats including regulation of estrogen levels.
Dead skin prevents your body from absorbing moisture. While you sweat during the wrap, not only are toxins removed from the body, but dead skin is loosened as well. Once this dead skin is unlogged the clay itself is chock full of proteins, vitamins, minerals and lipids that easily soak into the skin to add moisture.
Additionally, over time, your skin loses the ability to stretch and return to normal. This can lead to stretch marks and wrinkles. The wrap contains antioxidants, essential fatty acids and vitamin A, all of which can help to rebuild the elasticity of the skin. It also makes your skin more supple by increasing blood flow to its surface, regenerating damaged skin cells, producing collagen to firm and tone the skin, and reducing the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
If you’ve recently lost weight and have excess skin, the contour wrap can help with body contouring. It aids in shaping the excess skin so it’s smoother and less noticeable by direct diffusion of vitamins and minerals. Additionally, if cellulite is a problem, a seaweed wrap may help reduce the undesirable marks it leaves on the skin. The key active ingredients in the wrap are:
Excellent draining properties for full body detox, skin clarification and purification.
Stimulates peripheral skin circulation, exfoliating and anti-inflammatory.
Valuable mineral salt permits cellular balance, combats stress and fluid retention, anti-bacterial properties.
Bacterium properties and anti–inflammatory.
Detoxifies tissues and tightens the skin.
Paraffin Facial – $65
Combining Pro Collagen and Pro Elastin Jojoba Oil with 9 essential oils in a paraffin base, this treatment has anti-ageing and rejuvenation at its heart. The use of warm paraffin wax on the face generally, has a very soothing and therapeutic effect. The warm paraffin wax applied to the skin makes the blood vessels expand and therefore helps the circulation, bringing healing nutrients to the surface and flushing toxins out of the skin. The overall effect is a softer, firmer complexion, which is more hydrated. It is a luxuriant, relaxing facial, which will leave you feeling and looking fresher and younger.