Studio 6 Hair and Beauty
This is a wonderful relaxing facial using a beautiful range of natural organic Irish made products which contain sustainable sourced essential oils and herbs and smell divine while leaving your skin feeling absolutely wonderful. After an initial consultation with you your facial will include skin analysis, deep cleansing, hot towel steam, exfoliation, extractions, massage and customized face masque. The luxurious facial massage includes your face, neck, chest, shoulders, and the back of the neck. Your skin will be glowing.
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Massage
Hot stone massage involves the use of smooth, hot volcanic Basalt Stones which are aligned along your body to balance your energy points. These heated basalt stones are known for their high content of iron and magnesium and help relieve any inflammation or pain. They are renowned for holding the heat and there healing properties. The massage therapist uses high quality massage oil and the stones. The heat goes into the tensed muscles, loosening them and getting ready for a deep or relaxing massage that follows to ease out tired aching muscles. The localized heat and weight of the stones warm deeply relaxes muscles, allowing the massage therapist to apply deeper pressure to those areas without causing discomfort. Hot stone massage therapy melts away tension, eases muscle stiffness and increases circulation and metabolism.The hot stones also expand blood vessels, which encourages blood flow throughout the body. The hot stones have a sedative effect that can relieve chronic pain, reduce stress and promote deep relaxation. This treatment is also deal for anyone who suffers with back trouble, from stiff neck to dull ache in the lower back, and aching tired muscles.
Aromatherapy massage is a holistic Swedish massage therapy used with highly concentrated beautifully fresh essential plant oils with powerful healing properties. The nostrils are attached to a part of the brain called the limbic system. The limbic system controls emotions and influences the nervous system and hormones. When you inhale essential oil molecules, messages are transmitted to the limbic system and affect heart rate, stress level, blood pressure, breathing, memory, digestion, and the immune system. Essential oils are also believed to be absorbed through the skin. Each essential oil has different healing properties. Some calm while others energize, some are grounding or good for pain relief, skin care, anxiety, tension & fatigue, relief from coughs and flu and so much more therefore the treatment and the essential oils used will be tailor made to your individual needs after a consultation with your massage therapist. Combining these oils with massage also enhances lymph flow, restores lost energy and creates a deep sense of relaxation. You may wish to avail of a full body massage, a back, neck and shoulder massage or a full leg massage.
A massage designed to completely relax the mind, body and soul. It aims to balance the “whole” person and the effects will vary with each individual. It incorporating full body massage combining both gentle and stimulating movements and includes scalp massage, face massage, and stretches. The ultimate luxury treatment to relieve aches and pains tailored to your individual needs. You may wish to avail of a full body massage, or a back, neck and shoulder massage.
Swedish massage is the most common and best-known type of massage. This massage technique eases muscle ache and tension, improves circulation and improves muscle flexibility. It promotes relaxation, among other health benefits. It reduces stress both emotional and physical and is suggested in a regular program for stress management. The strokes of the massage relax individual muscles, while the overall experience eliminates mental stress, but they also replicate the movements of the circulatory system. It helps with the elimination of toxins which aids in reducing cellulite. It improves skin tone and texture by removing dead skin cells and it can be adapted to suit your specific needs. Muscle stiffness, aches and pains, tension, tiredness in muscles will all greatly benefit from this massage and you feel wonderfully relaxed after it. You may wish to avail of a full body massage, a back, neck and shoulder massage or a full leg massage.
Deep Tissue Massage
Deep Tissue Massage
A deep pressure massage which concentrates on relieving stress and tension in the back, neck and shoulders. Helps to sooth tight sore muscles and relieve the build-up of tension nodules. A deep tissue massage focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue by physically breaking down tension and adhesions to relieve pain and restore normal movement. It aims to release the persistent patterns of tension through slow strokes and deep finger, hand and elbow pressure. The purpose of Deep Tissue Massage is to "unstick" the glued fibres of a muscle while releasing the build-up of tension, eliminate toxins, while relaxing and soothing the muscle itself. It is both remedial and therapeutic.
Indian Head Massage
Indian Head Massage
This Ayurvedic specialized technique has been practiced in India for thousands of years and incorporates a wonderfully relaxing massage of the upper back, shoulders, arms, hands, neck,face and head, focusing on pressure points to relieve headaches and reduce stress and tension. Completely relaxes the mind, body and spirit. It is excellent for stimulating the scalp and therefore those suffering from hair loss can greatly benefit. This massage can be done sitting or lying down. Typically massage oil is applied to the scalp also but this is not essential should you not wish to have oil applied to the scalp.
This is a customized facial which your therapist adapts to treat your skins specific needs. After an initial consultation with you your custom facial will include skin analysis, deep cleansing, hot towel steam, exfoliation, extractions, massage and customized face masque. The luxurious facial massage includes your face, neck, chest, shoulders, and the back of the neck. Your skin will be glowing.
Benefits of Massage
Benefits of Massage
Having a massage does more than just relax your body and mind. There are specific physiological and psychological changes which occur,
- Calms the nervous system and promotes a sense of relaxation and well being,
- Relaxation of the whole body, therefore reduces tension and anxiety,
- Improves blood circulation, which delivers oxygen and nutrients to the cells,
- Stimulates the lymphatic system, which carries away the body’s waste products,
- Prevents and relieve muscles cramps and spasms,
- Massage therapy can help with pain management in conditions such as arthritis, sciatica, muscle spasms,
- Gives a “lift” to the emotions and increases positive feelings,
- Encourages deeper and therefore more efficient and relaxed breathing,
- Relieves muscle fatigue, soreness and stiffness,
- Relieves tired, stiff joints,
- Promotes general relaxation,
- Encourages sleep,
- Boosts immunity,
- It promotes suppleness of the muscles, improves circulation and reduces stress,.
- Encourages relaxation of the whole body, including the mind, reducing stress and anxiety,.
- Improves skin tone, elasticity and colour,.
- Encourages better lymph drainage, thus reducing swelling,.
- Balances digestion and waste removal.
With regular Massages you will find that you have increased energy levels as there is less energy spent in holding the body in a state of tension and strain and will therefore have a better quality and awareness of yourself and of life.