Everything you need to know about At-Home Massages
A massage is often seen as an indulgence; something that we only treat ourselves to three times a year, but why? We all run busy lives, and it's easy to feel burnt out and restless. At LeSalon, we believe that looking after yourself should be your top priority, and getting a regular professional massage can help you feel revitalised and your best self. That's why we offer various mobile massages to cater to all of your needs, right in the comfort of your own home. Book your first LeSalon experience today!
How it works
Design your perfect treatment. We work with highly trained and vetted professionals to ensure that you are in the best hands.
Tell us when and where you want it. We’ll forward your request to our expert Salonettes and take care of the matching.
Sit back and enjoy your LeSalon experience. Your Salonette will arrive promptly and perform your treatment to perfection.
Why choose LeSalon’s expert mobile beauty therapists?
At LeSalon, our priority is knowing that our customers are in safe hands. In order to provide the best beauty treatments possible, we must recruit the best therapists. We make sure to meet and vet every beauty therapist before we recruit them. Our mobile beauty therapists are experienced, professional, and dedicated to getting the best results for you.
What’s more, you can rest assured that all beauty therapists on our platform are Covid-19 hygiene trained and carry PPE at all times to help you feel safer during your treatment and in your own home.
Why massage therapy is the ultimate relaxation technique
No individual wouldn’t benefit from a massage treatment. The best part about massages is that they are universal and can be used as a general relaxing experience or to remedy specific pains and trigger points in the body. Everything is customisable including the pressure, focus area, and type.
There are many different forms of relaxing massage with equally beneficial qualities, it is up to you to decide which is best suited for you. We’re here to help you differentiate between the different massage styles to help form an educated decision.
One of the leading types of massage is Swedish massage. This tends to be a more grounding, all-round relaxing experience. Many individuals who are new to the world of massage will tend to opt for this choice, and with good reasoning!
Swedish massage uses gentle to moderate pressure to help loosen any knots and relax the body from any built-up tension. Our bodies can hold a lot of stress internally, which is why a massage is a very beneficial experience.
Techniques include rubbing, kneading, and vibrations. The nervous system can greatly benefit from these relaxing movements, helping to reduce stress and release endorphins to help you feel lighter and mellowed.
Deep Tissue Massage
The other common massage type is Deep Tissue massage. In contrast to Swedish massage, Deep Tissue allows your mobile technician to identify key trigger points and specific areas to target. Deeper pressure is used to relieve the connective tissue and muscles, allowing the body to heal from any injury or painful pressure.
Massage techniques included are similar to those of a Swedish massage, however the pressure is typically stronger to reach the tendons, ligaments and tissue.
Don’t knock it until you’ve tried it. Hand massages can be an extremely relaxing experience to help you get out of your head and enjoy the present moment. Gentle pressure is used to stroke, bend and pinch any area ranging from the forearm to the tip of the fingers.
Whilst being a truly relaxing experience, hand massages can have therapeutic benefits to improve the condition of your body. If you suffer from neuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis, hand massages can help promote mobility and sensation in the hand and wrist area. We recommend that you speak to your doctor before booking a hand massage if you suffer from a painful, chronic condition.
Much like a hand massage, there’s more to a foot massage than meets the eye. Cortisol is the body’s natural stress hormone, and by applying deep pressure onto the solar plexus (a tight group of nerves) of the foot, your cortisol levels can drop.
The foot is known to have energy connected to different areas located around the body. This means that a simple foot massage can become a full-body experience and better your general health and wellbeing.
Our top Massage Salonettes
Pepy is an experienced nail technician with several years of experience providing quality nails services to clients. Pepy speaks both the Greek and English language and loves keeping on top of new trends within the Beauty industry. Pepy loves to travel because she believes it is the best way to enhance personal growth and discover new cultures.
With thirteen years of experience, Min is a highly talented, expert manicurist and lash technician. Min specialises in manicure, pedicure, LVL treatments, lash extensions (classic and volume) and spray tan. She has worked at luxury salons and beauty spas.
Georgia qualified from the London College of Beauty Therapy in 2008, and since then she has worked in North London managing beauty salons. Georgia has a big passion for nails and skin care. In her spare time she enjoys eating out, going to the gym and going on holiday.
The Treatment In More Detail
We've designed an expert treatment protocol which is the best in the industry to ensure your mobile massage service supports your best needs.
- We offer two different types of massage: Swedish Massage & Deep Tissue Massage. Depending on the mobile massage, your Salonette will use different types of techniques. You can find out the differences here.
- For every massage, your mobile beauty therapist will bring their own bed, along with a variety of high quality oils.
Your Salonette will begin by asking you a few questions about your skin type regular routine to identify the best oils to use. If you have any allergies and/or preferences, this will be the time to let your therapist know so that they can avoid any ingredients that may irritate your skin.
Depending on the type of mobile massage you have booked, your Salonette will use different types of techniques. You can find out which one is best suited for you here.
Your massage is complete! The only aftercare we recommend is popping into some comfy clothes and relaxing.
Frequently asked questions
Your Salonette will bring all the necessary equipment to perform your massage. This will include their own massage table.
We recommend your Salonette sets up in a room that is private and warm, for your ultimate comfort. Ideally, there's also enough room for the Salonette to set up the bed.
No, there's nothing you need to prepare. For your ultimate comfort, we recommend putting the heating on to stay toasty.
Our massages include the use of oils, so we recommend getting undressed to your underwear for the treatment or into whatever you feel most comfortable in. A towel will be placed over you during the massage.
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