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A Note From Angelina…

 

Dear Friends and Clients,

There is so much excitement going on at Spa Radiance right now I can’t even take it. I am feeling generous today (the bed boosts my mood) so I gift you all with the photo above—my very handsome trainer (who lovingly gave his permission to use his photo) in our Lightwave LED Bed. You’re welcome.

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Top Spas in San Francisco List Features Spa Radiance by Gayot (guy-OH) Founded in 1969

Spa Radiance has been among the top spas in San Francisco since its creation in 1976. Featured in some of America’s most renowned publications, such as Allure Magazine, InStyle, 7×7, San Francisco Chronicle, and the New York Times – to name a few, Spa Radiance has become one of the country’s most revered skin care & spa destinations, and it has now been featured on the Gayot list of Top Spas in San Francisco.

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Secrets of Angelina Umansky

Best Facialist in San FranciscoAngelina Umansky has the face, body, and bouncing-off-the-walls energy of someone far too young to be celebrating 40 years of anything. And yet, last year, Umansky and her mother, fellow Spa Radiance co-founder, Galina Rovner, marked four decades of beautifying San Francisco’s most recognizable faces. “I’m a fourth generation aesthetician,” Umansky says. “I was born into it; it’s in my DNA and I feel so privileged to have worked with so many women and men.”

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Beauty Under One Roof…

For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Angelina and I am the owner of Spa Radiance. It has always been my dream to create an extraordinary space for people to relax, heal, and feel beautiful inside and out.

In 1975, my mother and I started Spa Radiance with this dream in mind. More than thirty years later we have a thriving business that has proven to be one of the top spa destinations in the Bay Area.READ MORE

The Day Spa

History & Origins

The Day Spa: History & OriginsAlthough there is some mystery surrounding the origins of The Day Spa, it is believed that the word ‘spa’ actually comes from an acronym of the Latin words “salus per aquae,” meaning “health through water.”

Throughout history, people have associated the use of water for spa cleansing with purity of mind, body, and soul. In many cases, bathing in a specific location – such as a spring, well, or river – was believed to wash out malicious thoughts and the guilt of previous wrongdoings.READ MORE

Angelina’s Skin Resolutions for 2018

 

After a holiday season full of too much of everything – late nights, rich foods, and cocktails – your skin is more than ready to say goodbye to 2017. Start your year off right by cleaning up your skincare routine and following Spa Radiance co-founder and owner Angelina Umansky’s skin resolutions below:

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Meet our October Esthetician of the Month, Christina!

Spa Radiance Esthetician of the MonthChristina is an esthetician who has been with us for EIGHT years, earning the title of senior skincare expert with varied experience including medical skincare treatments like Dermapen, Ultherapy and deep peels. She tends to prefer natural products and enjoys educating clients on how to improve the health of skin from a wellness perspective.READ MORE

Anti Aging with LED Light Therapy

LED Light Therapy | Spa Radiance | San FranciscoWhether you’ve heard of LED light therapy from celebrities like Jessica Alba, January Jones and Lena Dunham looking like illuminated storm troopers on Instagram or you’ve read about it as an anti-aging game changer in magazines, LED light therapy is one of the most effective means for building collagen, healing the skin, and fighting acne. We talked to our resident LED light therapy expert Kari Poling, National Trainer for Lightwave, to break down everything you need to know about these innovative treatments.

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Spa Radiance Special

Check out Spa Radiance’s New Special: Free $270 TNS Essential Serum with a Botox treatment of 40 units or more!

SkinMedica TNS Essential Serum contains the renowned growth factor formula TNS Recovery Complex in one chamber and APS Corrective Complex, a powerful mixture of antioxidants, peptides and other pioneering anti-aging ingredients, in the other chamber. Together, these products work in combination to alter and rejuvenate your skin for a youthful appearance.

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Spa Radiance’s Quick Summer Makeup Tips

With the warmer months upon us we look forward to wearing less makeup. Creating a bright and fresh face with a hint of makeup is easier than you think…

STEP 1: Tinted moisturizers offer a light wash of color and are easy to apply with just your fingers. Set them with a mineral powder for an added layer of coverage and SPF.
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2012 Global Spa & Wellness Summit Info Available to World

The Global Spa & Wellness Summit (GSWS) today reported that its recent conference in Aspen, Colorado attracted a record 325 delegates from 40 nations. Held for the first time in collaboration with another organization, the international think-tank the Aspen Institute, delegates at the sixth-annual conference gathered to explore and debate the most innovative, imaginative ways forward for the worldwide spa and wellness industry.

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