Essences of Day Spa
Essences of Day Spa

Here are guidelines that The Day Spa Association has set that will help you to make the distinction between a facility that offers spa services, and a true day spa.

  • A clean, safe, calming, and nurturing environment

  • Private treatment rooms for each client receiving a personal service

  • Showering and changing facilities for women and men

  • Spa robes and shoes for all sizes

  • Business licenses; professional, licensed estheticians and therapists on staff

  • Professional spa products for which estheticians and therapists have received training in their use

  • Massages: Swedish, Lymph Drainage and Reflexology (Optional: Shiatsu, Polarity, Sports, Deep tissue, and Deep muscle)

  • Body treatments (one or more on the menu): Body packs and wraps, Exfoliation, Cellulite, Body toning/contouring, Waxing, Homecare program (Optional: Electrical impulse body toning, heat treatments, Ayurveda treatments, Laser hair removal, Electrolysis, Hand & Footcare)

  • Face: Cleansing facial, Homecare program (Optional: Medical facial, Electrical toning, Laser hair removal, Electrolysis, Cosmetics, Make-up consultation)

  • Aromatherapy: Personalized for body and/or face

  • One of the following:

    • Hydrotherapy

    • Steam and Sauna

  • One of the following:

    • Nutritional Counseling/Weight Management

    • Private Trainer/ Yoga/Meditation

    • Spa Cuisine

  • Optional:

    • Hair - full-service salon, Scalp treatments, and hair packs

    • Spa manicure and pedicure


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