Note: Body scrubs and wet massages are conducted in the gender-separated body scrub rooms of the wet sauna areas by a massage therapist of the same gender as the patron. These are fully unclothed treatments.
Exfoliating scrub mittens are massaged over the body to slough away dead skins cells, leaving behind a fresh, smooth, new layer of soft skin. This helps the skin, the largest organ in the human body, to circulate blood and breathe more efficiently and expel toxins.
BODY SCRUB & OIL MASSAGE
The oils may contain healing vitamins, antibiotics and antiseptics. Common essential oils used in aromatherapy include lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint and coconut oil. A daily oil massage has several benefits, including reducing stress, keeping skin youthful and improving immunity.
BODY SCRUB & COCONUT OIL & BROWN SUGAR MASSAGE
Coconut oil is used in many natural beauty products as it is naturally antibacterial, antifungal, and an excellent moisturizer. It is also rich in vitamin E and antioxidants. Brown sugar is a natural humectant, drawing moisture from the environment into the skin. It is also a natural source of glycolic acid, an alpha hydroxy acid (AHA) that penetrates the skin and breaks down the glue that bonds skin cells. This encourages cell turnover, generating fresher, younger-looking skin.
BODY SCRUB & MILK HONEY MASSAGE
Milk proteins provide deep hydration and honey is not only a moisturizer but its antibacterial properties give it an eternal shelf life (unspoiled honey has been discovered in ancient Egyptian tombs). Many have also reported healing effects of milk honey on acne and scars.
BODY SCRUB & SALT MASSAGE
Many salts, such as magnesium sulfate, contain minerals that can reduce inflammation. When mixed with oils, salt can replenish tired and dry skin.
BODY SCRUB & MILK SEAWEED MASSAGE
Seaweed is high in essential amino acids, vitamins (such as A, B-12, C), minerals (such as potassium, iron, calcium, iodine and magnesium) and antioxidants. Reported benefits include alleviating hormonal imbalance and lymphatic congestion and remineralization to stimulate metabolism and promote detoxification.
BODY SCRUB & GOLD MASSAGE
Gold is an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory properties and can calm acne inflammation, reduce skin redness and protect against free radicals that lead to wrinkles and sun damage. The body is wrapped for maximum contact effectiveness.
Note: All body scrub and massage combinations include a facial mask and hair shampoo.
AROMA OIL MASSAGE
Aroma oil massage is a relaxing massage from head to toe using a lavender scented oil and includes a hair treatment and a collagen facial mask. Strong pressure may be requested.
Shiatsu is a style of massage where pressure using thumbs, hands, elbows, or feet is applied to pressure points on the body to relieve tension. This also includes assisted stretching and joint manipulation. By default this is a strong deep tissue massage, but a lighter pressure can be requested.
OIL MASSAGE (SWEDISH)
Swedish style massage uses a mineral oil for a relaxing massage with light pressure.
OIL MASSAGE (DEEP TISSUE)
Deep tissue is a massage using mineral oil that focuses on back pain, neck pain and sore shoulders.
Combination massage combines any two of the Shiatsu, Swedish or deep tissue massages.
For women only, this an herbal steam for the woman’s intimate areas. Reported benefits include detoxification, regulating menstrual cycles, help healing various ailments, easing fatigue and discomfort, and relieving menopause symptoms. Yoni Steam is prohibited during pregnancy, menstruation, infection or with an IUD.