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9 DC Salon and Spa Specials for Mother’s Day 2015

Did someone say "Swedish massage?"

Mom spoils you all year, and for one day in May, it’s your time to return the favor. Here are nine salons and spas that have got your back—or hers, covered with massage oil–to ensure she has a relaxing, pampered Mother’s Day (which is this Sunday, May 10, kids). Go for a single service, or buy her a whole Mother’s Day special spa package—either way, even just an hour to relax on her own will be appreciated.

Aura Spa

The four area Aura Spas, located at Vida Fitness gyms around town, are offering up a discount on their facial and massage package. Give mom the best of both worlds with a 30 minute Swedish or deep-tissue massage and a 30 minute nourishing facial for $120.

Blo Blow Dry Bar

Blowouts are on Blo this Mother’s Day. Schedule mom an appointment at Blo’s Dupont salon on Sunday, May 10, and she’ll receive a free blowout and glass of champaign. Call 202-293-2256 to make a reservation.

Hela Spa

Mom can get the royal treatment this May with a three-service package at Hela Spa. The package includes an aromatherapy cleansing facial, a 50-minute hot stone massage, and an eye contour treatment for $220.

Nusta Spa

Pamper mom to Nusta’s “Polished” package: a two-hour session that includes an aromatherapy body butter treatment and a mani-pedi ($136), the “Head to Toe” three-hour session that includes a facial, massage, mani-pedi, and even lunch with champagne ($354), or the “Queen for a Day” five-hour set that includes a facial, marine wrap, alchemy massage, mani-pedi, and lunch with champagne ($556).

Red Door Spa

The Elizabeth Arden spa is offering spa dollars in return for $100 gift certificates purchased. Receive $15 bonus bucks for a $100 gift certificate, $30 for $200 spent, and $45 for $300 worth of spa services.

Salamander Resort and Spa

Send mom on a short-distance getaway to Salamander’s spa in Middleburg. Book her a two-night stay, and she’ll receive $100 resort credits per night to be redeemed on a cooking class, yoga, or Mother’s Day brunch, as well as a gift to be redeemed at the spa.

Serenity Day Spa

Help your busy mom find inner peace with Serenity’s “Mom on the Go” package, including a massage and facial ($130), or take it up a notch with “Mom’s Time to Relax,” which provides her with a brightening facial, a 50-minute aromatherapy massage, and lemongrass body lotion ($250). If you want to make a mother-daughter day of it, book the “Ladies of Luxury” package for 50-minute massages for mother and daughter ($190).

The Fountains Day Spa

There’s four deals on the menu for mom: Sweet Beginnings, which includes a pregnancy massage, foot and hand exfoliation, a HydraClean facial, and lunch ($215); Day of Lavender, which gets her a lavender body polish, a mini massage with lavender essential oil, and a Beaute Neuve peeling facial ($249); Mother’s Day Retreat, involving a rose mud wrap, a 50-minute combination massage, a ultra Hydradermie facial, and a catered lunch ($399); or The Un-Fougettable Experience, which gets her a four-hand massage, a Hydradermie facial, 55-minutes of reflexology, and a catered lunch ($422).

The Still Point

Get a two-for-one gift for mom at The Still Point—through May 10, recieve a free Chavez for Charity bracelet with the purchase of a $100 gift card. And it’s a win-win-win, since a portion of the proceeds will go towards the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation and the Matthew Shepard Foundation.

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Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.