by April Reinhardt
(last updated November 2, 2020)
A spa, widely known as a day spa, is a business geared to personal body care, administered by professionals. Day spas commonly furnish facials, massages, hair waxing, skin exfoliation, manicures, pedicures, and body wraps. Similar to beauty salons, day spas are designed for single visits for the duration of the therapy, and do not involve overnight stays.
Before choosing a spa for any treatment, you should:
Once you determine which day spa is right for you, and have chosen the treatments you want based on the amount of money and time you are willing to spend, this is what you can expect when you visit your day spa for your appointment:
Although tipping is not required, therapists always appreciate the gesture. Day spas, like restaurants, are considered a service industry. You may tip your individual therapists discreetly at the end of service, or include one gratuity for the entire package when you pay before leaving.
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