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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 21st, 2011

Reducing Stress with Massage

There are many ways that you can actually use a massage to reduce stress. There are many different types of massages available for people to get. Each type of massage serves a different purpose. Massages are actually known to be one of the best ways to get rid of stress. Massages also allow you to stay healthy and happy. Massage relaxes muscles that are tense, eases stress, relieves pain, and can also help you to sleep. One of the most common techniques that are used to reduce stress include effleurage. This includes a light, firm, and gentle stroking. Massage and stress has a lot to do... 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 18th, 2011

Benefits of Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is one of the easiest and most effective anti-aging treatments you can get. It softens fine lines and wrinkles, helps to smooth coarsely textured skin, decreases the appearance of scarring, decreases pore size, and reduces superficial hyper-pigmentation, also known as age spots. Here are some other benefits of microdermabrasion. Painless: When it comes to improving the appearance of our skin, we often think it has to be painful in order to see results. Now, unlike Botox and other laser procedures, there is no pain associated with microdermabrasion. You can walk in the... 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