Relax, refresh and recharge at these Ocean Shores pampering destinations
Whether you are a long-term resident or new to the area, you deserve to feel as relaxed and beautiful as Ocean Shores itself.
There is certainly something about our lush surroundings that makes you want to slow down and relax, so why not take some time to be pampered?
We have tracked down some of the most popular beauty salons, hairdressers and massage therapists in and around this part of the world.
Ocean Shores and surrounds are home to a host of hair and beauty salons. First, you’ll find Michaela’s Hair and Beauty in the heart of Brunswick Heads. Be prepared to feel nourished from head to toe, as Michaela and her team use only the most superior, cruelty-free and organic products. Every stylist also has over 15 years of industry experience, so you know your hair will be in safe hands. They offer an extensive range of beauty treatments, from waxing to manicures and facial treatments that will leave you feeling radiant.
Snug in Ocean Shores Shopping Village is Your Beauty Place, a one-stop hair and beauty salon. Their specialties include hairdressing, eyelash extensions, acrylic and shellac nails, spray tanning and professional makeup services. You’ll also find Little Sparrow Beauty inside Dorothy Jean Hair Salon in Ocean Shores. An intimate beauty salon, principal beauty therapist Victoria has over 20 years of experience and while she offers a range of beauty services, she’s renowned for her transformative facials.
For the complete pamper package, head to one of Brunswick Heads’ day spas. Ozone Beauty & Medi Spa is a day spa with a difference. They blend Australian wildflower essences, aromatherapy and pure oxygen breathing with traditional beauty therapy. Using a holistic approach, every treatment is also tailored to your Ayurvedic persona (earth, water, fire or air). Popular treatments include detox steam sauna therapy, a wattle husk body polish and oxygen facials. Alternatively, follow in celebrity ambassador Kerry Armstrong’s footsteps with a HIFU (High Frequency Focused Ultrasound) treatment.
Image source: Gaia Retreat and Spa
Speaking of superstars, Olivia Newton-John co-founded the Byron area’s internationally-recognised Gaia Retreat and Spa in 2005. Now it’s one of Australia’s most awarded wellness retreats. Gaia offers two to seven-night retreats, which include daily activities, gourmet meals and snacks, and a spa voucher. Otherwise, stop by their day spa for a pamper. Treatments include a range of specialty massages, luxury facials and body masques that will have you leaving the spa feeling and looking like a new person for more than one reason.
The Ocean Shores region is not without a massage therapist or two to choose from either. Megan, the founder of Phoenix Body and Beauty, believes in the power of holistic natural therapy to heal the mind, body and soul. Born in Byron and now based in Brunswick Heads, she specialises in massages, beauty therapy using OrganicSpa products and baby massage classes. Megan combines her expert knowledge in western and eastern massage techniques to tailor each treatment according to her client’s needs.
Located in Brunswick Heads, PURA VIDA Wellness Centre is a holistic clinic offering various natural health services, like massage, far infrared sauna therapy, naturopathy and hypnotherapy. The highly-skilled massage therapists at PURA VIDA each have their own specialty, including deep tissue, remedial and Swedish massage.
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Just five minutes from Brunswick Heads, The Health Cove offers allied health services and wellness treatments, like acupuncture, massage and cupping. The operators have created a relaxing and healing sanctuary where their clients can come to rest and rejuvenate. At The Health Cove, you can choose between remedial, deep tissue, sports, pregnancy, lymphatic and relaxation massages. All massage therapists use locally-sourced organic massage oils as well.
Whether you want a fresh look for summer, to relax at a day spa or to let your worries melt away with a massage, there is a local business in and around Ocean Shores and Brunswick Heads waiting to pamper you.Interested in learning what other spas, hairdressers and beauty salons are in the area? Check out our business directory.