Spas Lexington SC

Day spas and destination spas are places where you can receive spa treatment or body treatment. Types of treatments offered at spas include: bathing in hot tubs, aromatherapy, facials, body wraps, and waxing. Here you will find additional information on spas, as well as local companies and providers that may help you in your search.

Sun Safari
(803) 808-1933
5609 Sunset Blvd Ste F
Lexington, SC
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Health Spa

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BeautiControl Consultant
(803) 553-7072
104 Whitefield Ln
Lexington, SC
Industry
Health Spa

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Chelsey's Mobile Spa
(803) 960-5493
805 Carriage Lake CT
Lexington, SC
Industry
Health Spa

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Palmetto Therapeutic Massage Group
(803) 791-4445
1113 B Ave
West Columbia, SC
Industry
Health Spa, Massage Practitioner

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Omaggio Salon Spa & Galleria
(803) 926-4000
807 Meeting St
West Columbia, SC
 
Elante Day Spa & Salon
(803) 808-7747
108 Palmetto Park Blvd
Lexington, SC
Industry
Health Spa

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Huei Salon and Spa
(803) 966-1689
5135-B SUNSET BLVD
Lexington, SC
Industry
Health Spa

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Sc Massage & Esthetics Institute
(803) 939-9600
1905 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC
Industry
Health Spa, Massage Practitioner

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Grace Day Spa
(803) 791-0147
113 Professional Ave
West Columbia, SC
Industry
Health Spa

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The Balance Institute
(803) 796-4807
1531 Augusta Road
West Columbia, SC
Programs & Services
Day spa

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Green Spas Take Root

The growth of the spa industry has been one of the hottest trends in health.
So it’s good to know that you can pamper and primp to your heart’s content
without stressing the environment—even if your spa experience never
extends beyond the walls of your own home.

January 2008

By Jessica Ridenour

    Judging by the $9 billion-plus Americans spent at spas in 2007, we’re willing to drop some hard-earned cash on getting and staying beautiful. While battalions of medical spa estheticians across the country are ready to Botox at the first sight of a laugh line or chemically peel away those pesky crow’s feet—even use high-tech photo boxes to find skin faults you can’t see in a mirror—a new back-to-nature ethos is growing within the industry. In response to an increasing demand for organic, planet-friendly products, green spas are sprouting up all over the country to nurture our most beautiful selves using the bounty of nature while still treading lightly on the earth.

What sets green spas apart from the rest of the herd is their commitment to the health of spa goers and the environment by limiting use of chemicals (in both skin-care products and such behind-the-scenes items as cleaning supplies), reducing waste, employing sustainable building
practices and conserving operational materials—all while offering long-term health and healing in lieu of a quick fix. The result is an experience more in harmony with nature, allowing the spa treatments to do what they were meant to do: heal.

Be aware, though, that the language involved with this new movement can be tricky. “Natural,” “holistic,” “eco-friendly,” “sustainable” and “green” are all unregulated claims that require some diligence in uncovering whether or not a spa lives up to what it professes. However, if a product is organic, that means it’s certified by the USDA’s National Organic Program and conforms to the requirements of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) by using no pesticides, preservatives, irradiation or fertilizers. If a spa is truly green, either the spa manager or the esthetician will be happy to answer all your eco-questions.

rA (it’s not a typo) Organic Spa in Burbank, California ( www.raorganicspa.com ) is a spa walking the green talk—constructed with readily renewable acacia wood and bamboo, decorated with non-VOC paint and cleaned without harsh chemicals. rA favors a line of skin-care formulations that are hand-crafted in Hungary and full of organic ingredients such as tomato, blueberry, paprika and wild plum, which are blended with cold-pressed oils and other goodies. “Estheticians have a lot of fun with [these items],” says spa representative Kristi Sheldon. “It’s like being an artist and having every color of paint available to you.”

 Organic spa supplies are not long-storage items. “If I give you a box of crackers and tell you that they’re two years old, you won’t want to eat it,” says Dr. Saulius Alkaitis, a ski...

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