Spa Space Blog

Extra! Extra! Read All About It

Extra! Extra! Read All About It

Extra! Extra! Read All About It   Spa Space has been in the news since it opened in 2001.  A lot of the national attention we’ve received is in response to our unique treatments, innovative products, and our appeal to both men & women.   People Magazine loved our Lavender… Read More

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way

Today’s Spas Rub Men the Right Way The proportion of spa-goers who are male has shot up from 31 percent less than 10 years ago to 47 percent, according to the International Spa Association, or ISPA. Male massage in Chicago has also been on the rise, the experts at Spa… Read More

Bridal Beauty Is No Accident

Bridal Beauty Is No Accident

Bridal Beauty Is No Accident   Not surprisingly, more pictures are taken of a bride on her wedding day than on any other day in her life. To make sure your big day – and your look – is picture perfect, you’ll want to start a beauty regimen early in… Read More

Sleep on it!

Sleep on it!

Sleep on it!   Apparently 75% of us have trouble sleeping at least a few nights a week.  The experts say that an occasional sleepless night is nothing to worry about. A chronic lack of sleep, however, can cause irritability, weight gain, high blood pressure and a host of other… Read More

hands down

Hands Down

Hands Down   A study published in the journal of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons showed that people can most accurately guess your age by looking at your hands. When you stop to think about it, it makes perfect sense. The skin on the back of our hands is… Read More

What is the Pedicure Rx?

What is the Pedicure Rx?

The Pedicure Rx is a 75-minute pedicure treatment performed by a Podologist, designed to address more advanced concerns with the feet and nails. What is a Podologist? A podologist has earned a bachelors of science in Podology (foot care science), a widely known trade in Europe and Canada, with a… Read More

The Incredible Journey of One of Our Own - Indira, Licensed Esthetician

The Incredible Journey of One of Our Own – Indira, licensed esthetician

While Spa Space was still under construction, I met Indira during an interview where she sought to become an esthetician for the soon-to-launch business. She had only recently graduated from esthetics school, her English was shaky, and she was incredibly nervous and skeptical about her chances of landing the job…. Read More

The Birth of Spa Space

The Birth of Spa Space

As the owner of Spa Space, I have been asked many times over the years why I switched careers from practicing law to opening a day spa. It seems like a strange leap, and one that doesn’t necessarily follow conventional logic. It’s a bit of a long story, one that… Read More

14 years feels like a minute and forever

14 years feels like a minute and forever

14 years feels like a minute and forever Today is the 14-year anniversary of the day Spa Space first opened its doors for a “soft” opening, meaning friends and family were invited to be guinea pigs before allowing “real” clients to experience our brand-new brand. It was an exciting time, and scary,… Read More