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Viva Vital Ultimate Facial Package

Total Time 1 Hour 30 Minutes price (USD) $190 description This facial gets down to the nitty-gritty to tackle all of your skin care needs! You’ll experience a combination of treatments starting with a thorough analysis of your skin, followed … Continue reading

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The MANdatory Facial

Total Time 1 Hour Price $115 Description: For that handsome hunk! This guy-centric facial combines deep pore cleansers, exfoliators, and masks strong enough for a man, mixed with male-strength serums and moisturizers to leave your skin purged of impurities and … Continue reading

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Express Viva Pedicure

Total Time 45 Minutes Price $60 Description: When you don’t have time for the Deluxe, this quick fix will do the trick! After soaking your feet in a whirlpool bath, your feet will get basic foot filing, nail shaping, cuticle … Continue reading

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Express Viva Manicure

Total Time 30 Minutes Price $40 Description: Great for those on the go! Our most basic manicure includes a hand soak, nail shaping, cuticle care, buffing, and a relaxing hand massage. Top it off with long-lasting polish of your choice. … Continue reading

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Deep Pore Cleansing Facial

Total Time 1 Hour 15 Mins price (USD) $145 description The acne eliminator! This facial is designed to give your skin a deep cleanse with salicylic cleansers, exfoliation, steam and a variety of serums to dissolve sebum and fight free … Continue reading

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Deep Tissue Massage

Total Time 30-90 Minute Price $80-$160 90 Minute Deep Tissue Massage $160 75 Minute Deep Tissue Massage $140 60 Minute Deep Tissue Massage $120 45 Minute Deep Tissue Massage $100 30 Minute Deep Tissue Massage $80 Description: A fusion between … Continue reading

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Organic Fire & Ice Facial

Total Time 1 Hour price (USD) $145 description The perfect wake-up call for your skin! This warming and cooling anti-aging facial will leave your skin glowing, detoxified and firm. Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, alpha-lipoic acid and CoQ10, the Fire & … Continue reading

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Buff and Polish for Hands

Total Time 20 Minutes Price $25 Description: This quick fix includes light cuticle maintenance, plus nail buffing and a polish change.

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Delicious Duet Couples Spa Package

Total Time 2 Hours 20 Minutes Price $500 for Two Description: Great for one, better for two! The Delicious Duet is our most popular spa package with couples – whether you bring along a friend or someone special. Kiss your … Continue reading

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Fountain of Youth Facial

Total Time 1 Hour price (USD) $135 description Ideal for clients that desire luminous, hydrated skin. Take your skin to the next level with a combo of vitamin C and B5 serums and dual task masks to fight wrinkles and … Continue reading

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Express Viva Manicure & Pedicure for Men

Total Time 1 Hour 15 Mins Price $95 Description: Our Express Mani-Pedi combo delivers a quick fix for your fingers and toes! Start things off with our Express Manicure Treatment – 30 minutes of pampering including a warm hand soak, … Continue reading

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Viva Shiva Four Handed Massage

Total Time 60-90 Minutes price (USD) $200-$270 90 Minute Viva Shiva Four Handed Massage $270 60 Minute Viva Shiva Four Handed Massage $200 description Two Therapists. Four Hands. Need we say more? Reach a whole new level of relaxation when … Continue reading

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The MANdatory Facial

Total Time 1 Hour price (USD) $115 description For that handsome hunk! This guy-centric facial combines deep pore cleansers, exfoliators, and masks strong enough for a man, mixed with male-strength serums and moisturizers to leave your skin purged of impurities … Continue reading

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How Long Should My Hair Be for Waxing or Sugaring?

For optimal results and a more comfortable experience, hair should be between 1/4″ and 1/2″ in length. If hair is longer, please trim to 1/4″ prior to your appointment. We will not wax or sugar guests who are sunburned, using Retin … Continue reading

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I’m Taking Medication for My Skin. Can I Still Get A Treatment?

We will not perform peels, microdermabrasion or hair removal services on pregnant women or on guests who are using Retin A, Accutane, Avage, Tazorac, Differin or any other medications that increase skin exfoliation or compromise the skin.  Peels, microdermabrasion or hair … Continue reading

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How Long Does It Take for My Nails to Dry?

It can take your nails several hours to dry following a manicure or pedicure. It is best to wait to put closed-toe shoes on for as long as possible after your service to protect the integrity of your nail treatment.

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What Should I Bring to a Pedicure?

We recommend bringing a pair of open-toe shoes or sandals that do not touch your toenails.

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Can I Get a Facial the Day of an Event?

We recommend The Special Event Facial to prepare for an event for more beautiful skin. This facial can be performed just prior to an event for that red carpet glow.

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What Will My Skin Look Like Right After a Facial?

Usually you will leave with glowing skin! However, most facials come with extractions, so some redness may occur right after the facial. We do use a high-frequency wand with all facial treatments to lessen redness when and if it occurs.

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What Should I Avoid Before & After Hair Removal?

For 24 hours post-hair removal, we recommend avoiding contact with salt water, pools or jacuzzis. We also recommend avoiding sweating or physical exertion — including contact sports — 24 hours prior to hair removal services.

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What’s the Difference Between Waxing & Sugaring?

Waxing and sugaring are two techniques used to remove unwanted hair by removing the hair follicle from the root. Wax is hot and applied on the skin in the direction of the hair growth, then removed with a strip in … Continue reading

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Is It Safe to Get a Massage Right After an Injury?

No. We recommend waiting at least 48 hours after an acute injury due to possible swelling in the area. When you have swollen tissue it can be counterproductive to massage. You should ice any swollen areas and see a doctor … Continue reading

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Is It Safe to Get A Massage After a Workout?

Yes, this is a great time to get a massage! The massage will help flush out lactic acid from the muscles and help relax the body.

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Can I Use the Showers Before a Massage?

Yes, however your must arrive early to shower. Please notify the front desk upon booking that you will be using the shower, and they will let you know how early to arrive prior to your appointment — so you can … Continue reading

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Will I Be Sore After a Massage?

Since massage therapy is releasing lactic acid from the muscles, it can sometimes leave you sore. This is only temporary though and is due to the lactic acid — which is crystallized in the muscle — being worked out. This … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Swedish & Deep Tissue Massage?

Swedish massage is a luxurious massage technique that melts the muscles and the mind using long fluid strokes with varying pressure to improve muscle tone, circulation and joint flexibility. This type of massage is generally less intensive than a Deep … Continue reading

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What Body Parts Are Treated During a Traditional Massage?

At Viva Day Spa, we massage the back, neck, head, hands, feet, legs, arms, décolleté and gluteal muscles. If you would like to skip any of these areas, just tell your therapist. Or if you’d like special focus on one … Continue reading

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Do I Have to Get Completely Undressed for a Massage or Facial?

This is completely up to you. Most people choose to undress completely, and some choose to leave on their underwear. Prior to your massage or facial, your therapist will exit the room for you to get completely comfortable. During a … Continue reading

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Should I Eat/Drink Before Coming to the Spa?

We suggest eating a light meal prior to a massage or coming on an empty stomach. It is best to avoid drinking alcohol or limiting the amount of alcohol you consume prior to massage. Eating and drinking is perfectly fine … Continue reading

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Can I Choose a Male or Female Therapist?

Sure thing. We have both male and female therapists, so just let us know which you prefer when you book your appointment.

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