When heading down Rosecrans in the “industrial strength” area of El Segundo, look for the spacious Murad glass towers, resembling the Great Land of Oz. Little did I know they likewise housed the secrets to the lost Fountain of Youth.
I was welcomed by their friendly, smiling staff, while they checked me in on their computers as though I were the most important person in the room. I was invited to take a seat in their immaculately polished lobby, complete with an array of their award winning products, complemented by deliciously refreshing citrus infused water or herbal teas.
I was soon led down the beautifully marbled hall to a Spa room where I was given a key and locker so I could change into one of their luxurious terry cloth robes and don a pair of spa sandals. Showers, private changing rooms and ample towels are provided while vanity areas are equipped with hair dryers, facial and spa products, and more.
The Concierge showed me another intimate, yet smaller waiting area nearby, complete with an assortment of tea and water where she invited me to wait for my aesthetician thereafter.
Rosa introduced herself as my facialist. Her kind, smiling demeanor made me feel perfectly at ease as she explained how the Murad philosophy combines a high concentration of active ingredients combined with the healing power of touch. Murad offers a complete range of facials for every age and concern for both women AND men: from acne issues to anti-aging and even Signature facials, such as “Pure Bliss” and a “Pom-tastic” cleansing facial with pomegranate fruit enzymes to attack those “free Rads” just to name a few.
My skin was glowing like a young bride as I proceeded to meet with “Elia” my massage therapist. Here, Murad also offers a vast range of massages such as their most popular Sports/Deep Tissue Massage, or custom tailor your experience with a Signature service to soothe those sore muscles while increasing circulation. You can opt for a Reflexology Foot Massage or even a Pre Natal massage to relieve back and hip pain, or headaches following your first trimester.
Along with their many enhanced facial services, Murad also offers mani/pedis, scalp & hair treatments, waxing & laser hair removal, and complete Spa Packages. In addition they also offer Wedding Packages; Bridal Parties and services such as Mother/Daughter Pampering, Expectant Mother, and Men's Regeneration.
Because your body replaces most of its cells on a 12-week cycle, in addition to the myriad of services offered at the Spa, Dr. Murad has developed an Inclusive Health Program at the adjacent Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group, which promises a more youthful and beautiful you in just 12 weeks. Beginning with a 60 minute Consultation which focuses on skin health, cellular health, your sense of self, diet & exercise, their team of medical professionals work together to restore your health both inside and out while revealing a more beautiful you in the process. There are several different types of programs; beginning with the 12 Week Youth Building Program which also includes facial peels, supplements, coaching, and his bestselling book, “The Water Secret”. You too can reach the “Pitcher of Health” by following Dr. Murad's Nutritional Guide to Optimal Cellular Hydration.
Or opt for any of their other Health programs, from Weight Management, to an Executive Reboot Program which includes facial peels, massages and yoga, and even a New Mom Rejuvenation that also includes a Yoga Session.
The Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group also offers Reiki, a practice of laying on healing hands that originates from ancient traditions of natural and holistic healing and spirituality. Like many other holistic therapies, Reiki treats the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of the body, strengthening a person’s natural and innate ability to heal.
Dr. Murad encourages us to “Live an Inspired Life” with his sampling of encouraging quotes and pearls of wisdom; “Why have a bad day when you can have a good day?” Why indeed? you ask. Dr. Murad not only teaches us to “Share our Love”, and “Surround yourself with happiness” but to “Be someone special.” You'll know you've found this and more at Murad.
With their all encompassing services offered by friendly, welcoming staff you're guaranteed to leave refreshed and revitalized, with a whole new outlook intact. Your skin will thank you too in glowing appreciation for days to come!
Beauty is not only skin deep at Murad.
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