What To Expect During Your Visit

What to Expect During a Facial?

The esthetician will instruct you to remove clothing to your comfortability and slip under the sheet and/or blanket once they’ve left the room.

Need to be honest and open. You will need to let the esthetician know of any skin conditions or areas you are concerned with (example: pain, scars, acne, etc.) Please remember they will not judge you, this is to better understand your skin and the appropriate approach. The esthetician will cleanse, exfoliate, massage the neck, face and shoulders and apply a mask best suited for your skin type.

Know that your skin is most likely dehydrated. The esthetician will need to get close to properly examine your skin and will be using a magnifying lamp. Most people will be dehydrated, and not because of lack of water consumption. Due to this the esthetician will use a variety of serums, moisturizers, steamy towels and masks.

Extractions. This depends on the length of the facial, skin type, and client preference. During extractions the esthetician removes whiteheads and blockheads from the skin using either their fingers or a tool. Extractions do hurt however the esthetician will check to see how you are doing with the pressure.

If you shave it is best to do so the night before as to avoid any irritation.

If there is ever anything you don’t like; pressure being used or aroma for example, please speak up.

What to Expect During a Massage?

Drink plenty of water in the days leading up to your massage.

Your massage therapist will ask questions about your overall health and your health and wellness goals. The massage therapist will consider information about your physical condition, medical history, lifestyle, stress levels, medications and any areas of physical pain that could affect your massage therapy outcome. This information will help the massage therapist structure the session to achieve your health and wellness goals.

The massage therapist will instruct you to remove clothing to your comfortability and slip under the sheet and/or blanket once they’ve left the room. The sheet and/or blanket will cover your body except for the part being massaged.

Music will most likely be playing; if you find this a distraction tell your massage therapist. The same applies for talking during the session.

Your massage therapist should check on pressure and comfort throughout your appointment. If you are uncomfortable at any time tell your massage therapist.

Massage therapist use oil or lotion; if you are allergic to oils or lotions please let us know before your massage.

If you are receiving a hot stone massage make sure you are comfortable with the temperature of the stones.

 

After your massage, the massage therapist will allow you to slowly get up and dress in privacy. Please take your time, especially if you are feeling lightheaded.

Coastal Massage and Wellness prides itself on giving the full treatment time, if we say it’s 60 minutes that is what you will receive! GUARANTEED!

What to expect when getting Eyelash Extensions?

Eyelash extensions are not the same as temporary lashes. Semi-permanent lashes are applied by a technician who hand-glues the extensions on to of your natural lashes.

Eyelash techniques are constantly evolving. The most widely used technique involves applying a single lash extension over your natural lash.

Extensions aren’t a one-size-fits-all situation. The technician will apply lashes that are best suited for your natural eyelashes. Wearing lashes that are too long and/or too thick for your lashes can cause damage in the long run.

Extensions make everyday eye makeup pretty much unnecessary. While mascara will no longer be needed the extensions give the illusion of earing eyeliner too.

Daily maintenance isn’t entirely effortless. Lashes can get tousled when you sleep or get them wet. You will need to gently brush your lashes with a clean, disposable mascara wand upon waking up, after showering, and before going to bed.

Eyelash extensions are safe. The glue will not get into your eyes as they are closed during application. If you feel any discomfort during the application of the eyelash extensions you should tell the esthetician as you may be sensitive to the glue being used. The esthetician can switch to another product.

Your lower lashes will have a pad to keep them out of the way. Proper placement is important. If it is irritating your eye let the esthetician know so they can adjust the pad.

Eyelash Extensions are applied lash by lash, for this reason they can take time to apply, typically an initial full set can be applied in 90 minutes up to 2 hours. Fills usually take 30-45 minutes depending on the lashes.

What to expect when getting a body wrap?

It is important to understand that we are not doctors and do not prescribe medical advice, so please seek advice from your doctor if you have and debilitating physical ailments.  If you are on medications or have physical conditions, you should consult your physician before using any deep heating treatment.

Each session is 40 or 90 minutes long. Wear little if any jewelry, and it is suggested to wear lose clothing. Either bathing suit or completely undressed is fine, your comfort level is our priority! There will be classical music so please feel free to bring your own with headphones while you’re in the sauna.

Please come hydrated, we will have bottled water for you, before, during and after your treatment.

Infrared Body Wraps are not only safe but quite beneficial, but with any service or treatment you may want tot try and use, it is always best tot get the most information possible.  It is always best if you should have any questions or concerns to always check with your physician or health care provider before beginning treatment.

Infrared heat is within the same frequency levels as our own body heat and this is in tune with our own energy field.

If a person is very physically active undertaking significant walking, jogging, working out, or competitive sports, the Infrared Heat Therapy can be used as often as every 2 days. For best results it is preferable right before a workout as this will help burn the most dramatic number of calories and has maximum impact on body definition.

With relatively physically inactive people, a minimum of 3 days between sessions is recommended. More regular sessions are unnecessary and may be detrimental to results. Maintenance is 1-4 times a month!

Virtually everyone from all walks of life can gain benefit from Infrared Heat Therapy. However, sessions should not be undertaken unless clients have received their Doctor’s advice where any of the following conditions exist: over activity of the thyroid gland, cardiac infraction, cardiac weakness, constriction of the coronary blood vessels, mark high or low blood pressure, diabetes, disturbances to the function of the kidneys and associated organs, fever, severe general infection, contact allergies, skin diseases, open wounds, newly acquired shingles, pregnancy, prescribed medicines causing increased sensitivity to physical stimulation (for example: antibiotics), cases of severe varicose veins. If any doubt exists, it is recommended that clients seek their doctor’s or health practitioner’s advice before the use of Infrared Body Wrap.

COASTAL MASSAGE & WELLNESS

411-B Western Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28546, USA

910-581-2900

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