A few weeks ago I was able to have my first experience at the Woodhouse Day Spa. To say I was excited was an understatement! I suffer from eczema year round which results in dry, flaky skinny. I am always on the prowl for an effective way to combat this condition, so when the morning came for my hydrafacial I could hardly wait to see the results!
When I arrived at the spa I was greeted by Pelin with a giant smile. She walked me back to the ladies dressing room and gave me a little tour of where to put my belongings. Hanging on the locker door was a bathrobe I was able to undress into and some comfortable slip ons. Before I keep going I have to share a little about the robes at the spa. Oh my, they are incredible! They must be the most comfortable, fluffiest, silkiest robes I have ever seen in my life. The robes are sold in the salon and I think on my next visit I just might have to bring one home. Ok lets keep going!
Take a few minutes to relax in "The Quiet Room" before your appointment with a cup of coffee or tea!
When I had secured all my belongings in a locker I walked across the hall and into the “quiet room”. The quiet room is a peaceful, cozy room designed to bring a relaxing atmosphere to the busy lady or gentleman. There is a fireplace, chairs, blankets and drinks available for you to unwind and take a few minutes to digress.
After several minutes Jessica, my esthetician greeted me and took me back to the room where they performed the facials. As you can see in the photos above, a hydrafacial is performed by the esthetician who uses a machine to do the majority of the work. So what exactly is a hydrafacial? The hydradermabrasion treatment reduces the look of fine lines and wrinkle’s by a deep cleansing method. It also infuses your skin with antioxidants and hydrating hyaluronic acid. Throughout the process I was a little concerned there may be burning or irritation on my skin from the products, however it was very mild. Towards the end of your facial a moisturizing mask is used and while this sits on your face, your esthetician will massage your hands and feet. An added bonus!
At the end of the facial Jessica brought me a tube that contained basically all my waste from my skin that the machine collected. I am going to be honest, it was not pretty. Not at all! The machine had collected all my impurities and was just there for my viewing pleasure. As much as I was appalled, I was able to see just how great this machine worked at clearing up my skin. Jessica kept telling me your skin looks so vibrant you should feel it! Afraid to look into the mirror and find my skin bright red and irritated (the way it has been in the past with facials) I was shocked to see my skin clearer, brighter, and smoother. I was highly impressed!
After I changed back into my clothes and checked out at the front desk, the Manger Nicole gave me a tour of the facility. She was such a sweetheart and very personable. I am very big on first impressions and Nicole made me feel right at home, like I was part of the family. She showed me each room used for massages and pedicures and I was already envisioning how great my next appointment would be! My overall experience at the spa was so wonderful! The results of my facial are still evident and it has been two weeks now. I keep sharing with friends and family just how unique this spa truly is and I am so glad that I can share my experience with you! The Woodhouse Day Spa is not just a local spa, so if you live outside of Rochester you can google the closest location to you. Take a minute to look at their website and read about the services they offer. I promise you, there will be at least one you have never heard of! If you have been fortunate enought to have visited the spa in the past leave me a comment below and tell me your favorite part!!