Cleanse your soul of all stress and sparkle-defusing worries with a kneading and moulding session in the hands of a Skindulgence therapist. While surrounded by sweet fragrances and soft soul soothing music, the highly skilled therapist will touch key points on your back, relieving it of the heavy load. The pure essential oils used for this treatment not only smell good enough to eat, but also increase blood circulation and relieve pain. At only R99 it’s tempting to stock up on these Groupons and keep a stash in your desk drawer, under the bread bin and in your car’s cubbyhole: close at hand for when desperation and stress strike.
Like a candy cane planted in a field of brussel sprouts, Skindulgence is situated on raving mad Jan Smuts Drive. Once inside however, it’s hard to believe you just had a shouting session with a mentally deranged bus driver. Every element right down to the flowers on the reception desk show an understanding of what the knots in your back crave so badly. Let the sweet tranquillity fill up your heart and reignite that little everything-is-going-to-be-juuuust-fine flame of hope.
Stress fact: Workers in Mexican biscuit factories suffer from a condition known as ‘the crumbling cookie’. The constant exposure to the various cookie flavours leads to a change in the workers’ personalities – those in the strawberry department start wearing too much and too bright a blush whereas the lemon cream department workers become crude and insulting.