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Posted Date: December 26th, 2011

Unwind After the Holidays with a Massage

During the holidays we are running around trying to get gifts for the important people in our lives and prepare holiday meals. There also seem to be more parties and things to do during the month of December. Once the holidays are over, one great way to unwind and decrease or levels of stress is with a massage. The first benefit that comes to mind when we think about massages is stress relief. When we are stressed out, we have increased heart rate, cortisol and insulin levels. In as little as an hour and a half massage session, studies have shown a significant decrease in heart rate... Read More

Posted Date: December 23rd, 2011

Pumpkin Pie Facial

During this time of year, people are busy shopping and preparing for the holidays. In the midst of taking care of other people's need, we should be taking some time out for ourselves but few of us do. A great way to spend some time doing something for Read More

Posted Date: December 21st, 2011

Shaping Your Eyebrows

Many people are looking for easy ways to change their look and appear more youthful without spending a lot of money. One simple and inexpensive way to enhance your appearance is to have your eyebrows shaped. Shaping your eyebrows can give the face a more youthful look. When the eyebrows are gently arched, they appear to be lifted and open up the eye area. This changes the appearance of the face, making it look more youthful. Properly shaped eyebrows can balance and soften your facial features. Small eyebrows are better for those with small features, while larger eyebrows are better suited... Read More

Posted Date: December 19th, 2011

Couples Massage - A Great Holiday Gift for Yourself and Your Partner

During the holiday season, people are scrambling to find the perfect gift for the special people in their lives. If you are looking for a special gift for your partner this year, look no further. A couples massage is a great way to show your partner that you care and want to have a romantic experience with them. When you give your partner a couple's massage, you are giving him or her a romantic experience. You and your partner will enjoy the intimate experience of a massage with each other in in the privacy of your own room in the spa. Couples massage is a great way to rekindle old fires... Read More

Posted Date: December 16th, 2011

Chocolate-Layered Facials

What woman doesn't love chocolate? Chocolate is a delicious food that is enjoyed by millions of people a day. People all over the world turn to chocolate to satisfy their sweet tooth. Most people don't know that even though chocolate is so tasty, it has great benefits for the skin. If you love chocolate are looking for a facial that yummy facial that will leave your skin looking great that the chocolate-layered facial is perfect spa treatment for you. The chocolate-layered facial is designed to dramatically improve the look and feel of your skin. It is intended to be used as an... Read More

Posted Date: December 14th, 2011

Sports Massage – Not Just for Athletes

Sports massage was originally designed to help athletes to get their bodies ready for optimal performance, to help them function well during training and to recover after a big event. The goal of a sports massage is to heal and prevent the injuries to the tendons and muscles. There are four types of sports massage; pre-event sports massage, post-event sports massage, restorative sports massage and rehabilitative sports massage. The sports massage is designed to break down knots and increase range of motion. You don't have to be an athlete to need a sports massage. People who have had... Read More

Posted Date: December 12th, 2011

Cranberries for the Skin

Cranberries are known for their sweet yet tart taste when used for cooking and also for their ability to fight off urinary tract infections. They are also strongly associated with the holidays. Recently research is now suggesting that cranberries are also valuable ingredients for skin and body care. Cranberries contain very high levels of antioxidants. Antioxidants help to protect your skin against the effects of free radicals. Free radicals can damage skin cells and speed up the skin's aging process. Cranberries are an excellent skin conditioner. They moisturize the skin and help the... Read More

Posted Date: December 9th, 2011

The Benefits of Waxing

Waxing is a form of hair removal that is becoming more and more popular. Typically women were the primary clients for getting waxed. Now, however, with the many benefits of waxing, men are turning to this form of hair removal to get rid of their unwanted hair. Waxing can be done on most places on the body including the face, legs, arms, chest and back. Unlike using tweezers to pluck one hair at a time, large amounts of hair can be removed at one time with waxing. It is a quick way to get rid of unwanted hair. Waxing is a long-lasting hair removal method. Shaving and depilatory creams remove... Read More

Posted Date: December 7th, 2011

Nail Art

During the holiday season, people begin to decorate their homes with festive lights, wreathes and other holiday items. Many people also get into the holiday spirit by dressing the part. The color red becomes as popular color choice for clothes. Shirts with holiday themes such as snowmen, gingerbread men and candy canes become a favorite choice among those wanting to express their holiday cheer. Accessories are another great way to expressing excitement for the holidays. Women wear necklaces and earring that have bells or snowflakes on them. One of the greatest accessories that we have is... Read More

Posted Date: December 5th, 2011

Express Facial

Everyone deserves to indulge sometimes. One of the best ways to do this is to pamper ourselves but how often do we actually get around to doing that? Between work, kids, school and life in general, how much time do we set aside to do something special for ourselves? What if you could go to a spa and receive a treatment that would improve the condition of the skin on your face but didn't take that much time? If this sounds interesting, then an express facial is for you. Because an express facial is not a full facial, it is perfect for people on the go who have little time to spare. An... Read More

Posted Date: December 2nd, 2011

Paraffin Treatment for the Hands and Feet

As the weather is getting cooler, our skin gets drier and rougher in response to the climate change. The skin on the hands and feet seems to be affected the most. If you are looking for a great way to indulge your hands and feet, a paraffin wax treatment is perfect for you. Paraffin wax will make the skin on your hands and feet softer and smoother. A paraffin wax treatment involves heating melted wax to a certain temperature. Once the wax is ready, the foot or hand is dipped into the wax. Afterit is removed, the wax slowly cools and the first layer of wax is finished. The hand or foot is... Read More

Posted Date: November 30th, 2011

Lactic Peel Facial

It is easy to revitalize your skin with a lactic peel facial. This unique services is designed to unclog pores, clarify the complexion, improve skin discoloration and exfoliate the skin. Your skin boast visible results after just one treatment. A lactic peel facial combines a European facial with an intense peel treatment. During the treatment, your skin will be cleansed and steamed. This will open up the pores. With the skin ready to be deep cleaned, blackheads, whiteheads and blemishes will be removed. An individualized masque, chosen for the clients specific skin type and needs, will... Read More

Posted Date: November 28th, 2011


Pedicures are a great way to keep your feet soft and beautiful. Pedicures are not very costly and can dramatically improve the look and feel of your feet. They are a great way to pamper your feet after a long day. Pedicuresbegin with any existing nail polish being removed from the toe nails with nail polish remover.Once the toe nails are free of any nail polish, theyare cut and filed. The toes nails will be filed to a uniform lenght and shape. Next the feet will be soaked in a warmwater solution. This will help to soften the curicles so they are easier to work with. Once the cuticles... Read More

Posted Date: November 25th, 2011

Helping People with Massage

Not only does it feel good, but the benefits of a massage can enhance your overall health and well-being. When properly done by a massage therapist, the initial benefit is that a massage is soothing and relaxing. This leads to a reduction in stress and anxiety. Lowering stress levels can aid in reducing blood pressure. The simulative effects of a massage can boost the circulatory system and help your heart deliver blood where it is needed. An improved circulatory system enables all areas of the body to receive more blood, oxygen and nutrients. Improved circulation can reduce swelling and... Read More

Posted Date: November 23rd, 2011


Reflexology is an alternative treatment involving pressure using finger and hand techniques. Circulation is increased and people have experienced lower blood pressure. The techniques are performed according to the map of the feet. Each pressure point matches up to different organs of the body to restore harmony. Reflexology has been passed down through history. It is an ancient practice that dates back to 1,000 BC. The symbols of are said to be recorded on the feet of the statues of Buddha in India and China. It is the belief that the body's vital energy is working with the stimulation of... Read More

Posted Date: November 21st, 2011

10 Steps of a Manicure

A manicure is more than an indulgence. Pampering hands and nails helps to reduce stress. Hydrating hands and nails help to prevent nail fungus and painful hangnails. Manicures help to keep hands and nails clean and healthy. A manicure can be accomplished in 10 easy steps: 1. Remove any old nail polish, dirt, and oils with a nail polish remover. 2. Apply a cuticle remover onto the cuticles and let it soak. 3. While the cuticle remover is soaking begin filing each nail. To correctly file nails it is necessary to file in one direction only. Be gentle with the strokes. Make sure the nail is... Read More

Posted Date: November 20th, 2011

Acrylic Nails

Are your nails hard to grow? Why not try acrylic nails? Acrylic nailscan be applied to your nails to add lenght. You are able to chose how long you would like them to be. Once the acrylic nails are put on, your nails will be thicker and less prone to breakage. Appling acrylic nail is a quick and painless process. First, glue will be carefully applied at thenail tipof each nail. Then nails will befiledand a drop of disinfectant and a drop of bonding agent will be appliedto each nail. Next the acrylic powder will be mixed with the acrylic liquid and applied with a paint brush to each nail... Read More

Posted Date: November 16th, 2011

Waxing - What to Expect?

Waxing has been one of the most popular methods for hair removal for quite a long time due to its efficiency. Not only is it an extremely efficient method for removing hair, but it is one of the most long-lasting methods, as it typically takes 3-6 weeks for the hair to grow back that was initially waxed. However, if you've never waxed before, the idea of doing it can be a little nerve-racking and mysterious. Waxing is usually a very quick process that takes no more than 5-10 minutes in most cases. Initially, a preconditioning solution is spread onto the area that will be waxed to prepare... Read More

Posted Date: November 14th, 2011

What to Expect at One's First Massage

A massage is a time for relaxation and the release of stress and pain. However, those who are having a massage for the first time may experience some concern and nervousness if they do not know what to expect. While massages may be used for a variety of reasons, many of the steps in the process remain the same. First, the timing of the massage should be considered carefully. It should be at a time of day when the individual can devote an extended period of time to it. Time will be required before and after the massage for a small amount of paperwork as well as for discussion and relaxation... Read More

Posted Date: November 11th, 2011

Ultimate Foot Massage

Those who are looking for a place to relax from the stress of everyday life should head to Space Coast Massage & Spa. Located at 1070 South Wickham Road, West Melbourne, Florida, this spa is designed to pamper you into a blissful state of relaxation. Space Coast specializes in many different massages, but one of the most popular is known simply as "the ultimate foot massage." This treatment lives up to the hype of it's name, starting off with a relaxing foot soak to help soften the skin. After that, an exfoliating scrub is done to your legs and feet to help remove any dry skin. You will... Read More

Posted Date: November 9th, 2011

European Rose Mud Wrap and Ultimate Foot Massage

After a long, stressful, work week there is nothing more relaxing than a European Rose Mud Wrap at Space Coast Massage and Spa. The highly recommended European rose mud wrap works as you lay on soft sheets, letting go of all tension and anxiety.A qualified masseuse lightly exfoliates your body and follows it up with an all-natural mud mask. Then you will be comfortably wrapped and cocooned as your body heals and rejuvenates. After the wrap is removed, a luxurious body lotion is applied, leaving your skin soft and radiant. To top it off, there is also a scalp massage included to make it a... Read More

Posted Date: November 7th, 2011

Prenatal Massage

Women who are pregnant may benefit from prenatal massage therapy. Prenatal massage can help lower your stress levels, reduce any aches and pains you may be feeling, make you less anxious and depressed, lower the amount of swelling you experience, improve your circulation and help you sleep better. Women who regularly get massages during pregnancy may even have better labor outcomes and healthier babies. When looking for a massage therapist, choose one who is certified in prenatal massage, as not all massage programs provide enough training in this area. The best type of massage for pregnant... Read More

Posted Date: November 4th, 2011

Acne Treatment

Today some of the best acne treatments are available at spas. They offer a variety of facial treatments that will rejuvenate and soothe the skin that has become inflamed by the production of excessive oils. Acne treatments include steaming, exfoliation to remove dead skin cells, cleansing to open up of the pores, a correction mask, and a light face massage to help calm the skin. Many spas use chemical facial peels which will quickly and deeply exfoliate the skin's cells, unclog pores and rid them from of acne causing dirt and debris. Typically, alpha-hydroxy acid is used in this process... Read More

Posted Date: November 2nd, 2011

What is a Body Polish?

A body polish is a body treatment that exfoliates and hydrates your skin. A body polish is usually done in a room with tile and a shower that is especially prepared for the treatment. The first step in the body polish procedure is to undress and lay on the massage table. You will be offered a fresh sheet to cover up your unexposed areas during the treatment. Using the specially prepared sea salt scrub the therapist gently rubs the salt on the back, back of the legs and the back of your arms. When the sea salt scrub is completely applied to the back of your body, you will be asked to get up... Read More

Posted Date: October 31st, 2011

Hot Stone Massage

Hot stone massage combines traditional massage therapy with the use of flat smooth stones that are warmed and placed on various parts of the body. Therapists may also hold the stones and massage parts of the body with the stone. Typically, the stones that are used are river rocks because they are exceptionally smooth and are made of basalt. Basalt is enriched with iron which helps them retain heat. Before the therapist uses the rocks, they will sanitize them in water. Afterwards, they will be heated by the use of electricity. The rocks are placed on the client's back, palms, legs, hands and... Read More

Posted Date: October 28th, 2011

What is a European Facial?

A European facial is designed to detoxify and remove impurities from the skin on the facial area giving you a healthier, more youthful appearance. European facials are a mixture of massage, exfoliation and extraction of dirt and particles. The first step in the European facial is the cleaning process to remove makeup and other dirt particles. Extraction is the next step to the facial. This process removes all of the impurities on the face. During the extraction process acne is treated. When the extraction process is complete the next step is exfoliation. This involves removing any of the... Read More

Posted Date: October 26th, 2011

Can Massage Improve Your Circulation?

Massages are not just for easing stress and tension, there are many medical benefits too. Lower blood pressure and improved circulation are just a few ways massages can improve your health. Many people suffer from poor circulation; symptoms of this would be fluid buildup in the feet, cold feet and hands, fatigue, and soreness. These symptoms are caused by a buildup of lactic acid in the muscles. Massages can help with this by releasing blood through the affected areas. The release of this same pressure causes new blood to flow in. The squeezing and pulling also flushes lactic acid from the... Read More

Posted Date: October 24th, 2011

Facial's For Men

Men have different skin needs than women. Their skin is thicker, theirpores are bigger, and their skin tends to be oilier. A facial for men is the perfect way to pamper the skin by getting rid of impurities, old and dead skin cells, making you feel and look rejuvenated. The facial includes cleansing, a process in which all the dirt is cleaned off the face making the face like a blank slate for the facial treatment. The exfoliation is the next step in your facial; this gives the skin a smooth feel and appearance by getting rid of the dead and old skin cells or any dirt that may be left on... Read More

Posted Date: October 19th, 2011

What is a Back Facial?

Beauty treatments have long been a trend in our modern society. We spend thousands each year buying over the counter products that keep us looking young and promising to give us great looking skin. We get facials and chemical peels to maintain our youthful appearance and beauty. There is a new trend on the scene and women are flocking to get the back facial. This new beauty treatment referred to by some spas as a bacial is designed to help keep the back smooth, clear, and moisturized. The treatment process includes steaming to open the pores and is followed by a deep cleansing and... Read More

Posted Date: October 12th, 2011

The Benefits Of Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage consists of slow, strong massage that stimulates deep into muscles. This can be especially helpful for athletes who expose their muscles to daily, intensive conditioning. Deep tissue massage will noticeably loosen muscles, elevate pain, and increase mobility - all significant benefits for an athlete. However, you don't have to be an athlete to enjoy the benefits of deep tissue massage. In many cases, a deep tissue massage has replaced the classic Swedish massage in terms of frequency of use. Visitors to a spa in the past may have sought out a massage for relaxation. Now... Read More