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Self care in Boise

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Hey friends! When was the last time you did something to care for yourself? Like treated yourself to a day of doing exactly what you wanted to do? Or indulging in a spa day or massage? Or maybe even just doing something that makes you feel good, even if its not what society tells us is "good" or "healthy"?

If it's been awhile, consider this story as your sign to do it! Book a facial. Go get a massage. Go for a nice walk with your phone on silent. Go get a yummy meal. Eat chocolate!

Here's a big list of ways to experience self care in Boise:

Pamper yourself

Spas, facials, massages & more!

Spa Urbana

πŸ“602 W. Idaho Street, Downtown Boise

Info: www.spaurbana.com​

Services: massage, facial, scalp treatments, waxing

Pricing: $20 - $250

Spa Urbana is a "down-to-earth day spa founded on the principles of whole body health, eco-conscious practices and organic products." They offer a relaxing atmosphere in downtown Boise for multiple types of massage, organic and clinical facials, spa packages, and cosmetic services like permanent makeup, waxing, and nails.

Two Rivers Salon & Spa

πŸ“661 S Rivershore Lane, Suite 100, Eagle

Info: tworiversspa.com​

Services: hair, nails, massage, facials, lashes, waxing, body treatments

Pricing: $50 - $350

Two Rivers offers an array of spa services with river views and a rejuvenating atmosphere. They have a full service salon for nails and hair, plus a full service spa with six massage rooms and four esthetic rooms. Get one simple service, add things like aromatherapy, or go for a whole package to get the full experience.

Organic Origins

πŸ“1786 W State Street, Boise

Info: organicoriginsspa.com

Services: massage, cupping, body scrubs & treatments, facials, peels, light therapy, waxing

Pricing: $79 - $336

Organic Origins founder and CEO Waheeda Butler was in search of a high-quality massage using organic products without spending a fortune. She couldn’t find a spa that offered such a thing, so she started her own. Organic Origins offers therapeutic massage with add-on enhancements, like hot stone, aromatherapy and focused massages. They also do cupping therapy, body treatments, facials, peels, and waxing. Pricing is offered at a discount to first time visitors and they have monthly β€œwellness plans” for $80/month.

Bella Mer

πŸ“309 11th Ave S, Nampa

Info: bellamerspa.com​

Services: massage, facials, nails, waxing, lashes, waxing

Pricing: $35 - $250

This boutique day spa is in the heart of downtown Nampa & offers spa experiences for individuals, couples, and friends. They do massage, multiple kinds of facials, nail care, waxing, lashes, and waxing.

Magical Foot Spa

πŸ“8097 Fairview Ave, Boise

Info: www.magicalfootspa.com​

Services: foot & body massage

Pricing: $30 - $65

This is one of those places where you aren't sure if it's gonna be sketchy or amazing. It's the latter. As the name suggest, they do foot & body massages that are indeed magical. You most likely need a reservation and they prefer cash. Also don't forget to tip - they count on it ;)

Heidi Lane Esthetics

πŸ“1407 W Jefferson Street, Downtown Boise

πŸ“813 La Cassia Drive, Boise Bench

Info: www.heidilaneesthetics.com​

Services: facials, bodywork, massage, makeup, waxing, seasonal treatments

Pricing: $15 - $250

An intimate skincare boutique spa that provides a healthy dose of relaxation and results-driven treatments. They have multiple types of facials, bodywork & massage, waxing, and make up application & lessons.

Perpetuity Skin

πŸ“2340 South Vista Avenue, Boise

Info: www.perpetuityskin.com​

Services: facials, add-ons, brows & lashes, nails, body treatments, massage, float therapy

Pricing: $40 - $259, 30% off for first time clients

Perpetuity believes in feeling good, plain & simple. They offer feel-good services like multiple types of facials, massage, body treatments like scrubs & wraps, and float therapy. They also have packages like couples massages and kid/parent facials. Also, they do not accept tips - all prices are fixed!

No Filter Aesthetics

πŸ“870 N Linder Road, Suite A, Meridian

πŸ“300 Myrtle Street, Suite 200C, Boise

Info: nofilteraesthetics.com​

Services: skin consultations, facials, brow & lash enhancements, DMK enzyme therapy, peels,

Pricing: $45 - $350

After 15+ years with active acne, owner and founder Laticia Kristine felt completely at a loss. Everything she tried didn’t seem to work, leading her to extremes in trying to clear her acne as well as feelings of hopelessness and defeated. She dreamed of building a clinic where people could feel comfortable, at their most raw and vulnerable & where people could come to heal and rejuvenate their skin, and increase their confidence. That dream is now No Filter.

Highland Esthetics

πŸ“800 La Cassia Drive, Boise

Info: www.highlandesthetics.com​

Services: facials, microneedling & peels, dermaplane, massage

Pricing: $115 - $295

Highland offers multiple types of personalized spa treatments, including facials, peels, dermaplane, light treatment, waxing, tinting, oncology facials, and more. Everything is customized for your unique skin type!

Going Botanical

πŸ“106 W 31st Street, Suite 202, Boise

Info: www.goingbotanical.com​

Services: facials, consultations, brows, waxing & products

Pricing: $20 - $200

Owned & Operated by Licensed Esthetician Amanda Burke, Going Botanical was created on the fundamental idea that your skin & body have innate systems designed to heal & protect themselves. The earth & it’s plants have proven to have remarkably similar systems, that work in tandem with our own. Working with & the protecting of our own personal and natural resources is our focus for this reason. Amanda performs all of the holistic services offered at Going Botanical, as well as personally curated all of the holistic goods offered in the shop.

Rooted Beauty

πŸ“12 E 33rd Street, Garden City

Info: www.rootedbeautyboise.com​

Services: sugar hair removal & holistic skin care

Pricing: $20 - $170

Rooted Beauty offers sugar hair removal and custom facials from a suuuuper cute renovated vintage trailer in Garden City.

Relax yourself

Yoga, meditation & movement that feels good:

Zen Riot

πŸ“5333 Franklin Rd, Boise Bench

Info: www.zenriotstudio.com​

Services: yoga classes, retreats, workshops, intuitive healings, therapeutic massage, Thai bodywork, Reiki & chakra healing,

Pricing: sliding scale; $15-$20/class, $75/5 classes, $140/10 classes

Zen Riot is a intimate yoga studio for all levels and people. They offer in-person and virtual classes on a sliding scale, every day of the week. In addition they share their space will wellness practitioners to offer other therapies.

True North Yoga

πŸ“1512 N 10th Street, Boise (North End)

Info: www.truenorthyoga.co​

Services: yoga classes, workshops, retreats, yoga teacher training

Pricing: $18/class, $102/8 classes, $192/16 classes, $135/monthly unlimited

True North Yoga is a neighborhood resource offering yoga classes, workshops & retreats to deepen learning and positive social engagement. They offer many types of classes, like all-levels yoga, hot yoga, power yoga, and workshops to deepen specific parts of your practice.

Hollywood Market Yoga & Massage

πŸ“1319 N 8th Street, Boise (North End)

Info: hmyboise.com​

Services: hot yoga, massage, retreats, yoga teacher training

Pricing: yoga $25 - $340; massage $69 - $110

This little yoga and massage studio is in the former 112 year old Hollywood Market in Boise's North End. They have a daily schedule of hot and warm yoga classes, monthly sound baths, and yoga retreats. The small spa offers multiple types of massage & they have discounted first time visitor pricing. PS - they have a yoga & fly fishing retreat in Montana in August that sounds funnn!

Studio Move

πŸ“6734 N Glenwood Street, Boise

πŸ“5890 W Hidden Springs Drive, Boise

Info: studiomoveboise.com​

Services: dance, barre & yoga classes for adults & kids

Pricing: $20/class, $80/5 classes, $118/unlimited

Studio Move is all about movement as a form of self expression. They have workshops for adults & kids. Adult classes teach everything from hip hop to ballet, contemporary, jazz funk, barre & yoga. Classes happen at all hours of the day 6am to 8pm. All levels welcome!

Yoga Six

πŸ“2122 S Broadway Ave, Boise

πŸ“5655 N Glenwood St, Unit 100, Garden City

πŸ“6360 N Saguaro Hills Ave, Meridian

πŸ“1214 N Galleria Dr, Nampa

Info: www.yogasix.com (filter class schedule by location)

Services: multiple types of yoga & exercise classes

Pricing: sold in class packs, $89/4 classes - $149/monthly unlimited

YogaSix offers accessible, sensory yoga classes for everyone. They have six core classes: Y6 101 (basics), Y6 Restore (stretching & recovery), Y6 Slow Flow (slow & heated), Y6 Sculpt & flow (yoga & weight training), Y6 Mix (everything) & Y6 TRX (yoga using TRX wall mount system).

Refresh yourself

Get some fresh air therapy aka.. go outside! My fave therapy. Here's some good places:

Hot springs

  • The Springs at Idaho City (developed)
  • Kirkham Hot Springs off Hwy 21 (natural)
  • Pine Flats Hot Springs near Lowman (natural)
  • Gold Fork Hot Springs in Donnelly (developed)
  • Boat Box Hot Springs near Stanley (developed-ish)
  • Mountain Village Resort in Stanley (developed)

There's lots more & directions to the above if you do some googling/hiking/exploring. Friendly reminder to not be a litter bug at hot springs (or anywhere)!

Peaceful hikes/walks

Nourish yourself

They say food is the best medicine. A few places to get some really amazing, delicious, nourishing food:

Treat yourself

If you are anything like me, you need something sweet after every meal. and for treat days & bad days & good days... lol. Here's some of my faves:

Date yourself

Need some alone time? Here's a few fun things to do solo:

Take care of yourself

If you've never been to The Vervain Collective, you should check it out. It's a natural health collective & apothecary inside Roots Zero Waste Market in Garden City and they have some reallllly cool stuff. They have house-made tinctures and tea blends, herbs, lotions, oils, and more. They also some super cute gift items and books and such.

Vervain also offers community classes & workshops, like gut health classes and herbalism workshops.

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Oook that's all I got for ya but if I missed anything, please let me know --> marissa@fromboise.com

ALSO we have an amazing giveaway on our Instagram featuring goodies from a bunch of the businesses I mentioned. You can enter to win on our Instagram.

Thanks for reading & have fun treating yourself!

With love from Boise,

Marissa

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PS - Happy happy anniversary Sara & Dean! Hope you love birds have a beautiful day together <3

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