With tax time coming up, why not make an pre-emptive strike on your stress by booking some time at a local spa. We put the spotlight on some of the area's best spots to relax and make yourself feel pretty.
Patch Picks: Five Spas to Make You Go Ahhh
, 9029 W. Lincoln Hwy., Frankfort. " ‘Amici’ means friends in Italian, and friends have created the foundation of our business." That's how this spa describes itself on its website. Amici offers facials for men and women, body treatments, reflexology and deep tissue and stone massage therapy. Call 815-806-8500 or go to the spa's website for more information.
, 24 Elwood St, Frankfort. Located in the historic downtown area, D'Marie lets customers design their own spa packages, chosing from a variety of facials, massages, waxes and other services. The spa also offers plenty of discounts. This month, get $10 off any body wax of $40 or more, or get $10 off any full-body spray tan. Call 815-469-1778 or go to the spa's website for more information.
, 613 N. LaGrange Road, Frankfort. LaMorte opened his first spa in Frankfort in 1994, and he has locations in Lemont and Orland Park. The spa offers the usual array of skin therapy, body treatments and waxing, as well as providing specialized fare, such as day packages and Lomilomi massage, an ancient Hawaiian healing technique. Call 815-469-0660 or go to the spa's website for more information.
, 10293 W. Lincoln Hwy., Frankfort. This spa takes the beauty treatments up a notch. Dr. Sophie Simeakis and her staff offer Botox, laser skin rejuvination and Palomar hair removal. Sofia's also provides the ELASTIderm Decolletage System, a skin care technique that takes care of discoloration, age spots and wrinkles around the neck and chest. Call 815-806-9657 for a free consultation, and go to the spa's website for more information.
, 19830 South La Grange Rd., Mokena. This family-owned establishment is a full-service salon and spa that offers facials and body care, massage, mani-pedi and waxing as well as cuts, coloring, and perms. Recently, Franco Tricoci was the official Salon for Summerbash and joined the St. Baldrick's Foundation's head shaving event that supports childhood cancer research. Visit the spa's website for more information.