If you're looking for a gift for that hard-to-buy-for recipient, think about a Gift Certificate from Metuchen's own Appearance Day Spa. Housed in an unassuming storefront on Main Street, Appearance Day Spa offers you a variety of remarkably relaxing and rejuvenating treatments in a a low-stress, comfortable and relaxing spot. Warm greetings to you from the receptionist to the manager meet you at the door, a fully-stocked cafe bar is at your service throughout your visit and, on the day I was having my yearly super-pedicure from the fantastic Miss Lucy, even children having their nails and hair done by fun-loving workers added to the festive spa spirit. A gift certificate of any amount is good for one year and comes in a lovely gold bag with bows and tissue--anyone would be pleased to receive such a lovely package that carries with it such good wishes and promised relaxing times ahead.
Appearance Day Spa has many services to choose from, one more luxurious than the other. But they also offer the basics: hair care and styling, mani/pedis, eyebrow waxing. They also use exquisite Guinot Paris cosmetics and have a wide variety of cosmetics and hair supplies for sale in the front of the spa. Take a look at some of these great packages to see what healthful offerings you could be putting in your favorite somebody's stocking this holiday season.
MAIN STREET EXPERIENCE (3 Hrs 10 Mins) $180
· Spa Manicure
· Paraffin Hands
· Spa Pedicure
· Paraffin Feet
· Deep Conditioning for Hair
· Shampoo and Style
FOUR-LAYER FACIAL (55 Mins) $85
Named "...the best facial of the century..." by Cosmopolitan. Layer upon layer of pure
fresh seaweed rejuvenates, tones and helps firm the skin. This mineral mask creates
its own gentle warmth to activate the properties of the seaweed mask, prolonging the
treatment's dramatic results. The results are impressively younger-looking skin with visibly renewed moisture and an afterglow that lasts for some time.
With extended weekend hours, 9AM-6PM on Saturday and 10AM-6PM on Sunday, you're sure to be able to book your favorite treatment for the holiday season.
SWEDISH MASSAGE (25 Mins) $50 & (55 Mins.) $70
A Swedish massage is designed to promote relaxation, improve circulation,
reduce stress, relieve muscle tension and promote health and general well
being. This massage includes a sequence of soft gliding strokes, palms,
kneading movements, circular pressure with fingers & palms, gentle
tapping, stretching & bending.
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE (25 Mins) $60 & (55 Mins) $80A therapeutic technique of body work that releases chronic patterns of
tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on
areas where muscles are contracted and on certain soft tissues of the
body, in particular the muscles, ligaments and tendons. The massage on
muscles, ligaments and tendons. The massage serves to bring more
certain soft tissues of the ligaments and tendons. The massage serves to
bring more blood to the area (and with it warmth), and in some instances
one can feel the breaking up of small firm deposits or the debris of
metabolic processes within the muscle. Massage is often used to prevent
injury and to lessen injuries before & after sports-related activities