Best Value Facial

Treatment we had: Facial, $60.

What we loved: Monique Fournay Campion rubbed scented cream into my elbows, hands, and fingers, then slipped my gloved hands into warm mitts. She cleansed my face twice, did a scented shoulders/neck/back massage, used a sleek steam machine on my face, and did extractions by hand. A vitamin-A cream before and after downtime in a heated recliner led to total relaxation.

What you should know: Campion is a one-woman home-based operation just south of Rockville Town Center. She can be hard to reach but updates her phone message daily. The facial/massage room is warm and cozy.

Bottom line: The $60, no-tip facial is a bargain, and the friendly, soothing proprietor is a bonus.

Monique’s Esthetique, 304 Winding Rose Dr., Rockville; 301-340-2337.

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