Have you ever thought about adding a Kauai spa experience to your time on the Garden Island? There are a few spas on the island, but how about if the spa came to you? Recently I was introduced to Robin Sheldon, owner and operator of Mobile Spa Kauai. Once a month a friend of mine invites Robin to her home for an hour and a half massage/facial treatment. She schedules herself and two other friends (a spa party!). I was lucky enough to be one of the “others” last month, and I can tell you first hand that it is a heavenly experience.
The first hour is a massage from head to toe. Following that is a wonderful facial, complete with warm scented towels, essential oils, a facial steamer, calming music and more. Or, if you would rather, choose to be massaged for the full 90 minutes and skip the facial. I can just imagine having this experience with the sound of the ocean in the background! Don’t plan on getting much accomplished after these 90 minutes, however, because your body and mind will be in complete relaxation mode.
From Robin’s website:
“A highlight of coming to Kauai always includes a mobile spa session with Robin! Robin makes the entire experience easy and comfortable, and at the location of your choosing. All you need to do is show up! My friends and family love to schedule spa days with Robin and each person has a full day to pamper, relax, read, nap and enjoy the serene and soothing sounds of Kauai while we take turns having our treatments with Robin. She develops a loyal following and doesn’t necessarily need to advertise since she takes such good care of her clients, they can’t help but rave about her and refer to their friends and families too.”
Robin has years of experience. She was Lead Esthetician at the Alexander Day Spa at the Kauai Marriott for 15 years, working there over 20 years, including being a Senior Massage Therapist, Supervisor, and Educator of an Apprenticeship program in Esthetics.
Her background education includes majoring in Psychology at UCI , licensed and certified in Cosmetology and Massage Therapy and specialized training in Oncology Massage in Davis, California. Her specialized Oncology Massage incorporates modified massage therapy techniques in order to safely work with complications of cancer and cancer treatment. It promotes reduction of anxiety, depression, pain, nausea, and insomnia.
Massage Styles – in addition to the Oncology Massage
Swedish Massage~ A very popular massage which incorporates smooth, flowing strokes to relax the mind and body.
Deep Tissue Massage~ Designed to relieve pain and muscle tension throughout the body. This type of massage is extremely beneficial because it reaches the deepest layer of muscles.
Reflexology~ The application of appropriate pressure to specific points and areas in order to encourage healthy energy flow and release tension throughout the body.
Pregnancy and Prenatal Massage~ The benefits of pregnancy massage include relaxation, stress relief from muscle cramps. Especially in the lower back, hips, and legs. As well as reduced swelling and stress on joints.
Robin customizes each facial addressing your specific and individual needs. All facials include deep cleansing with steam, exfoliation, extractions, light peels, and a mask.
Red Carpet Renewal Facial
This is the ultimate brightening and tightening Facial! With a combination of proteins and vitamins, an advanced enzymatic peel, and a skin tightening mask, this facial dramatically enhances skin tone and texture. Leaving your face, neck, and decollate absolutely radiant. *20.00 extra charge
Himalayan Super Fruit Facial
An exotic cocktail of goji, pomegranate, and acai creates the perfect solution for symptoms of acne, large pores, hyperpigmentation, and fine lines.
Chai Soy Detoxifying Facial
The aromatic spices of chai is the inspiration for this facial which promote circulation and detoxification of oily and congested skin.
Noni Fruit Facial
Noni is a tropical island fruit , known for its healing properties. Light weight and oil free, this gel calms and tightens the skin. Great for sun and wind burn skin, as well as calming irritated and inflamed skin conditions.
Pumpkin Spice Facial
This facial is the perfect treatment for addressing acne, hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and wrinkles. Your skin will feel noticeably softer by digesting the dead skin cells, decongesting the pores, revealing a fresh radiant glow.
Skin Quenching Facial
This facial addresses dry, dehydrated skin with rose hips oil, aloe vera, copper, and zinc. This treatment calms and hydrates the skin for total rejuvenation.
This facial addresses all the sensitive issues and side effects of Cancer treatments to the skin. Contraindications include hot steam, extractions, peels, and certain products. Therefore, in this facial cool mist Nano-Ionic steam is used to sooth the skin and delicate care is emphasized throughout the treatment with focus on hydration and circulation, All the products are from the Epicuren line which take special consideration for the nature of your skin at this time.
Robin also offers three different forms of body treatments. All body treatments are designed to exfoliate the entire body, removing the dead skin cells, stimulating circulation, and allow new product penetration. These are 30 minute add-ons to any massage or facial; $45.00
Services and Rates: Cash only
*Spa Party rates:
When booking more than one person for a 90 minute service, the rate goes down to $130.00 per person.
When booking more than 3 people for a 60 minute service, the rate goes down to $100.00 per person.
Massage or Facial (60 minutes): $115.00
Body treatment (30 minutes): $50
Hair and Wigs (60 minutes): $80.00
Hand and Foot Exfoliation Treatment (15 minutes): $25.00
Massage and Facial package (120 minutes): $190.00
Massage or Facial (90 minutes): $140.00
Oncology Facial and Pedicure (90 minutes): $140.00
Robin’s Signature Massage & Facial combination (90 minutes): $140.00
Ready to Schedule your Slice of Heaven?
Robin’s Mobile Spa Kauai is available every day from 10:00 to 5:00, Wednesdays 1:00 to 5:00.
To contact Robin, click here or phone her at (808) 635-0557.
Cancellation Policy: 24 hour advance notice is required when cancelling an appointment. This allows the opportunity for someone else to schedule an appointment. If you are unable to give 24 hours advance notice you will be charged the full amount of your appointment.
So, what are you waiting for? Robin’s Mobile Spa Kauai experience, combined with Honu Point’s pool and jacuzzi, is all you need to truly feel pampered for a day. Enjoy!
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