Enjoy tropical relaxation courtesy of Brazilian native and former Urban She waxing goddess Cleise Gomes at her Lincoln Park outpost. Facials, nail services, body wraps and scrubs are all on the menu, but bikini waxing is the spa’s specialty
The treatment rooms have names like, “Relax me,” “Nurture me” and “Revitalize me.” But the truth is, they ought to go ahead and put a sign on the front door that says, “Spoil me” at this Lincoln Park spa
This Korean-run and -patronized spa harks back to the days when spa-ing meant sweating en masse, and no one much fussed about ambience. The entryway is quiet and low-lit?ladies go right and men go left, please?but in the back things cut loose
Do all those hippie candles and noxious incense sticks ease the stress or add to it? If you're like us, you get a massage because you want a massage—nothing more, nothing less. This unassuming new studio delivers on that promise and then some
Relaxation is dished out Big Easy-style at this Edgewater day spa. With exposed brick, wrought-iron balconies and a waiting area reminiscent of a New Orleans courtyard garden, this retreat oozes Southern hospitality
This 11,000-square-foot retreat has “spa day” written all over it. Drop in for a yoga class and you’ll want to linger in the eco-friendly retail area, dine at the café and treat yourself to Vosges elixirs and truffles
You won’t get shampooed or styled at this no-frills salon, but when you’re getting a cut for $8–$25 depending on length, you don’t have much room to complain. Arrive early, as Big Hair doesn’t take appointments, and be prepared to wait.