Swedish massage is one type of full-body massage where the main peculiarity is its gentleness. It can be recommended for people with the sensitive skin, who also tries massage at SPA InterContinental the first time. The therapist uses only the warmness of hands, no other devices needed.
The full process is smooth and soft: the client is covered with a sheet to provide warmness and relaxation, further the therapist will uncover areas which are working on. The massage contains various touches likes: stroking, light kneading, deep circular motions, tapping and others depending on needs of the client in order to minor the pains.
Generally, the procedure last for about 60–90 minutes.
Aromatherapy massage contains not only the feeling and touches component, it also has the pleasant relaxing flavor of essential oils used. This massage can easily cheer up or relax, adjust to the right mood choosing the right aroma. Essential oils are diluted before applying to the skin, gently spreading through the body. The clients receive full-body massage simultaneously breathing the aroma from oils and absorbing them through the skin.
All in all, aromatherapy massage provides good benefits for the body and soul: release stress and depression, boosts the mood, relieves the pain and tensions, moisturize the skin to look healthier. An aromatherapy massage lasts for about 60–90 minutes.
Deep tissue massage assumes more pressure and effort that traditional Swedish massage. This type is usually recommended for people with frequent and permanent muscles tensions and chronic pains. It can help relieve the clamps and body aches in a line with overall fatigue and anxiety.
During a massage session the therapist will use slow enhanced stroking and deep finger pressure to remove the tension from the deepest layers of the muscles, however, massage should not bring pain or discomfort. It is not used for the sensitive skin. Deep tissue massage can be characterized as a medium intensity type of massage, in sum it lasts for 60–90 minutes.
Hot stone massage
Hot stone massage is the best choice for people who feel stress, tension and have the muscle pain. This type of massage has high potential for deeply relaxing and calming down. This happens with the help special heated stones which are used during the procedure in addition to the hands of the therapist. During massage at SPA InterContinental the warm stones are placed on various zones of the body, it can be hold for a moment, while the therapist uses several Swedish massage pressures.
The stone therapy has many advantages: it manages the blood flow, eases the pain not only in muscles, but also the headache and others with the final full relaxation and calming.
Usually SPA InterContinental massage is 90 minutes long.
Facial massage considered to be quite popular type of massage in cosmetology sphere. It works as a beauty treatment to slow down the aging process and make the skin look and feel smoother, healthier and brighter. The massage can be done with the hands of a specialist however, there are special tools and liquids for the professional procedures made in salons and SPA centers. There are different techniques of the facial massage, which are very individual, each one depends on skin type, the age and needed effect basing on a problems and reasons to try it. Nowadays, the facial massage more often used in a therapeutic manner to improve skin condition and feel the necessary relaxation.
The full session lasts for about 30 minutes.
Waxing is about movement of the unwanted hair from a body with the root. This procedure can be made almost on any area of the body, the most often ones are: eyebrows, face, bikini, legs, arms, back. Results can last up to 4 weeks depending on a hair type, intense of the hair growth and aftercare. There are many types of waxing material, techniques which are suitable for removing unwanted hair. The soft wax is spread on a zone with unwanted hair then the special paper is put over and against of the direction of its growth the paper is being teared off. Millions people do that regularly, as it is quick, not very painful and after several procedures can cause the hair follicle to become damaged, and stop growing hair.
The procedure takes from 5 minutes to 40 minutes depending on the zone.