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Give Yourself the Royal Treatment with a 24K Gold Facial

Ever since ancient times, gold has been revered for its value, beauty and health promoting properties.  The ancient Greeks referred to gold as the glory of the immortals and as a sign of wealth among ordinary humans.  Greek empresses believed that gold held certain properties that helped them look younger and more beautiful and used […]

Join Egea Spa for Shop Small Saturday

Join us in supporting local businesses this November 24th during Shop Small Saturday.  Each year, between Black Friday and Cyber Monday we hold our own shop small promotion.

Egea Spa Now Offers No Chip Manicures

There’s a lot of buzz about the no-chip manicures that many nail salons are offering and we’ve had a number of customers ask us about them as well.  As a wellness spa, we at Egea pride ourselves on being able to provide great products that you’ll love and are good for you. Well, we’ve listened […]

5 Ways Oncology Massage Can Help Cancer Patients

 “Touch was never meant to be a luxury. It is a basic human need.”            ~Irene Smith   While many of us may think of a trip to the spa for a massage as a luxury, the need to experience healing touch is something that we all can relate to.  For those who are suffering from […]

4 Tips to Stay Injury Free Before the Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Marathon is less than a month away and runners all across Chicagoand suburbs have been training hard to make the most of this momentous day.  For many runners, training for such an event can take anywhere from 3-4 months depending on their conditioning.

Back to School: 4 Tips for Moving Day

Summer is winding down and the back to school season is in full swing.  You can’t help but get excited about the new classes you’re getting ready to take, that professor that you heard was tough but really knows how to give his students a challenge and…. Moving?

Finding Zen: 7 Healthy Reasons to Get a Massage

A recent study by the research team over at McMaster University in Canada found some interesting health benefits related to getting a massage.  Even as little as 10 minutes per day was shown to have some very health positive effects.  A few of the health benefits they found in people that got massaged regularly were:

Pedicures… They’re Not Just for Women Anymore

Guys, when was the last time you paid attention to your feet?  And by that, I mean not just looked at them peeking out from your flip flops or when you were changing in the locker room at the gym after your workout.  I mean, when was the last time you really paid attention to […]