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Returning from COVID – Protocols for Salon/Spa

Dear Friends,

We are so delighted to be reopening our doors to you after a six weeks of being closed. Hoping everyone had time to relax, create, play, practice, design, and connect with yourself and loved ones.

Since we are one of the first industries that if officially permitting leniency in the 6 feet of social distancing, since doing hair and nails is impossible without contact, we are taking extra protocols to ensure that everyone is made safe. Here’s our plan!

  • Staff members must self screen for COVID-19 every day, including measuring the employee’s temperature. Waterside Day Spa shall keep records that the screen was completed by having staff members sign a record that the symptom check has been completed. Any employee that exhibits COVID-19 symptoms will be excluded from work.
  • All employees and customers must cover their nose and mouth with a face- covering at all times. This includes while receiving hair and nail services. If you require a face mask that does not interfere with your hair color being applied, washed, or styled – we have some beautiful locally crafted masks for purchase.
  • Staff members will wear gloves during all times of contact with clients.
  • Signs (and official Mitigation Protocols, as required by Routt County) will be posted at the entrance of Waterside Day Spa & Salon informing all staff members and customers that they must avoid entering the facility if they have a cough or fever, maintain a minimum six-foot distance from one another when possible, sneeze and cough into a cloth or tissue or, if not available one’s elbow, not shake hands, or engage in any unnecessary physical contact. 
  • Staff members have all signed off on receiving and understanding these Mitigation Protocols prior to being permitted to work.
  • Wash stations are available right at the entrance to Waterside Day Spa & Salon at the front desk, along with on each hair or nail station. Two restrooms are also available with soap and water. Everyone entering our business is asked to please wash or sanitize their hands before greeting your service provider.
  • Other high-touch surfaces will be regularly disinfected and environmental cleaning guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be followed (e.g., clean and disinfect high touch surfaces daily or more frequently). We always use hospital grade disinfectants.
  • Additional time has been allocated in between all services to fully sanitize all counters, chairs, tables, and treatments supplies before the next guest arrives.
  • All stations and seating areas open to the public are at a minimum of 6 feet apart.
  • Older adults (age 60 and older) and individuals with underlying medical conditions that are at increased risk of contracting COVID-19 are encouraged to not visit our business (whether as an employee, customer, or other person).
  • Where lines may form at the front desk, six-foot increments at a minimum is marked, establishing where individuals should stand to maintain adequate social distancing.
  • Doors will be propped open to increase natural air flow, when weather permits.

Information and regular updates are being shared at www.covid19routtcounty.com. The county’s forum for COVID-19 discussions is at https://www.facebook.com/routtcounty/ and the
local 
call center phone number is 970-871-8444. 

If you have any other questions or thoughts about what we are doing at Waterside Day Spa, please call us at the salon for more information… 970-875-0271.

We are so grateful for you!

With love, from your Waterside family

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

 

Mother’s Day traditions are usually involve taking mom out to Sunday brunch, a bouquet of flowers, and a kind hearted note. A clean house is always a mega bonus!! This spring, as we are still practicing social distancing in Steamboat Springs, we all may be forced to get a little more creative. At Waterside Day Spa we have put together a gift guide for Mother’s Day with other ways to show your love and appreciation.

Shopping local and supporting woman owned businesses is the way to go! 

Call or email to order. Local delivery, pickup, and shipping available. Gift cards available. 

 

 

 

 

 

Salt Therapy for Allergies

Allergies are so uncomfortable… constant runny nose, sneezing, itchy teary eyes, and that sporadic cough that catches you off-guard.  

Allergies have reached new heights – like never before – seasonal allergies are beginning to affect people that have never before been disturbed by allergies. People who already have bad allergies are looking at their health being considerably compromised. The Steamboat Pilot has reported that this year is going to be the worst year for pollen/allergies in Colorado history – reporting that over 20,000 people in Colorado alone will suffer from severe seasonal allergies this spring.

Sitting in the salt room (for some people) is not a luxury – it’s a necessity. A non-pharmaceutical approach to treating allergens.  Salt therapy (aka halotherapy) is a natural treatment which reduces the symptoms, severity, and frequency of allergies. When the body breaths in the exact right size of salt particle, the salt is able to absorb these allergens like a sponge and your body them removes them from your respiratory tract.

Here WHY halotherapy helps with allergies:

  1. Flushes out allergens and pollutants

The main way that people are being exposed to allergens (like pollen) is by breathing it in… those allergens can then get “stuck” in your respiratory track and the body has an allergic reaction while trying to expel it. This dry salt serves as a sponge-like mechanism to absorb said allergens.

  1. Reduce inflammation in the airways

Salt is naturally anti-inflammatory. That’s why many people use turn to Epsom salts to soak sore muscles. Unlike a wet bath soak, our salt rooms are a dry salt. This allows the dry salt particles to travel deep into your sinuses and respiratory system. These particles, when inhaled, help reduce the inflammation on a cellular level.

  1. Antibacterial

Salt is also naturally antibacterial… There are many bacteria’s in the air that may trigger or complicate an allergy. The microscopic dry salt particles reduce bacterial growth. In addition, salt particles also kill off and absorb bacteria, clearing them out from the airways.

  1. Increase oxygen intake

The salt particles work like a cleaning agent to break up the mucus in your respiratory tract – from your upper sinuses deep into your lungs. By removing this mucous, your body will be able to allow more oxygen to flow to the remainder of your body.

** Other tricks that we have found help to treat allergens include eyebright vitamins + local honey.

Silky Smooth All Year

The more you wax, the more you save! 

Regular waxing creates smooth results. Frequent waxing trains your hair to grow back thinner and slower each time. Our goal is to make it easier for you to achieve these silky smooth results.

Purchase a series of services up front in exchange for bonus treatments, for free!!

Buy 5, Get 1 FREE on our five most popular waxes…

  • Brazilian Wax
  • Bikini Wax
  • Brows
  • Lip or Chin
  • Underarm

BONUS SPECIAL:  First time guests, teachers, and students with valid ID — Buy 4, Get 1 FREE!

Package purchases also enjoy perks!!! 10% off all retail for 6 months and 10% off any additional services booked when redeeming the series. The services do not expire.


Please inquire with the front desk at 970-875-0271 or info@watersidedayspa.com to learn more or reserve your waxing package today.

Valentine’s Day in Steamboat 2019

“Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world.” -Lucille Ball  

This year, for yourself, or for someone you love, give a gift to that will satisfy all your senses with a Valentine’s Day Spa Package 

Couples massage is probably our most popular service for Valentine’s Day, but we do have a few other options for couples experiences as well…  Side by side Spa Pedicures + Salt Room Treatments are also fun, loving, and inexpensive ways to be pampered together.

Leaning towards the romantic side, we have a Spaaah for Two package that sets the tone for a romantic spa day for couples. Indulge in the Signature Massage that combines techniques of a relaxing Swedish and therapeutic Deep Tissue Massage, perfectly paired with a Signature Waterside Facial- an essential treatment for skin care, personalized in every way.  Then finish off your morning or afternoon with the Salt Suite reserved for two!  This decadent package is sure to light the torch and relax, renew, and rejuvenate you and a partner- leaving you closer than you were before!

Needing more ideas for Valentines Day… be sure to check out Spa Specials, always changing for the occasion at watersidedayspa.com/special-offers

Enjoy 5% off gift card purchases with special code: SweetLove

Everyone enjoys flowers or chocolates- but a day at Waterside Day Spa will make memories!


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