This summer, the Westside’s beloved Nouvelle Nail Spa is moving out of its location behind Octane Coffee to a larger space just down Howell Mill Road, near West Egg Café. In other nail news, Lark and Sparrow’s new mini salon, Petit Sparrow, located inside Creature Studio (900 DeKalb Avenue), provides the same all-natural, nontoxic, and sustainable nail care that’s developed a cult following at its Grant Park location. Outside the city limits, spa-goers can hit up Woodhouse Day Spa’s second Georgia location, which opened at Avalon early this spring. The resort-style retreat has oversized lounge areas and features more than 70 different treatments including the signature “Minkyti” seaweed anti-aging facial. Toward the south, the new Delta Asanda Spa Lounge offers relaxation therapy at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Get this: You can use Delta SkyMiles to enhance your travel days with massages, facials, and LED stress treatments.
Now Open: OVME Aesthetics, a new, 1,500-square-foot Buckhead medspa that opened in March, is the vision of doctor Mark McKenna (of wellness clinic ShapeMed). Pronounced “of me,” the spa specializes in minimally invasive procedures like injectables, microneedling, hormone therapy, hair restoration, and hydration therapy. OVME’s crisp white rooms and a living art wall make it feel more like a gallery than a doctor’s office. 3167 Peachtree Road, ovme.com.
Face Time: Four skincare treatments to enhance your summer glow
Summer ushers in fresh vegetables, and iwi Fresh uses them on your face. Its 90-minute Veggie Facial ($150) is a self-proclaimed “salad on the skin” using raw veggies, herbs, and fruit (like squash, spinach, and lettuce). If your palate prefers seeds, try the new Sunflower Seed Scrub at the Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta. The 50-minute treatment uses seasalt and freshly ground seeds to scrub off dead skin cells ($170–$180, available through September 20). For some Southern Comfort, try the Mandarin Oriental Spa’s brand-new treatment with that very name ($275–$310). The 110-minute service includes full-body exfoliation, foot and leg massage, and body wraps using locally sourced milk and honey. Harnessing the power of water, Blue Divine Spa is making a splash with HydraFacial treatments ($150 for 30 minutes)—an exfoliating face and body skin resurfacing that uses hyaluronic water in lieu of traditional lasers.
This article appears in our July 2018 issue.