Want to have a relaxing spa day at home after a tough day of work or running around town? Check this list to find the best do-it-yourself spa supplies in the Detroit Metro area.
Rust Belt Market
22801 Woodward Ave.
Ferndale, MI 48220
Bath Savvy’s products can be bought online on its website or in-person at the Rust Belt Market in Ferndale. The brand was started by Jane Reaves, who enjoyed making soaps as a hobby. All of Bath Savvy’s products are all-natural, and none of its products contain dyes or artificial fillers. The company sells body creams, oil blends and sugar scrubs, as well as other products. Check out its whipped body butter, oatmeal bath teas and hair and body oil cream for a relaxing night in.
The Natural Market
Detroit, MI 48226
The Natural Market is located in downtown Detroit and sells handmade bath and body products. From its selection of body butter to candles and accessories, The Natural Market would be a great place to stop by for a do-it-yourself spa night, and all of its products are 100 percent natural. The store was founded in 2012 by Victoria Roby, a graduate of Wayne State University, who calls Natural Market “the African-American version of Bath & Body Works.” Roby mixes together ingredients such as shea butter, peppermint oil, beeswax and vitamin E for her handmade bath soaks and lip balms.
Bizzy Fizz Bath Treats
8785 Hall Road
Utica, MI 48318
Bizzy Fizz was established in 2005, and the idea for the store was thought up by the owner’s son, Skylar, in 2004 – he created a “bath fizzy” for a school science project. He and his mother, Laura, started making the fizzies and giving them away as gifts, and soon Bizzy Fizz Bath Treats was born. The store sells handmade bath and body products for a spa day at home, and you can buy the company’s products either in-store or on the website. Bizzy Fizz has more than just bath fizzies. It also carries gift sets, “treats for tots” and spa products for men.
205 Pierce St.
Birmingham, MI 48009
Todd’s Room is known for its “beauty bar,” where you can buy makeup and beauty products. The store also has a salon, which does everything from haircuts to eyebrow tweezing. You can shop its products either online or in-store, but if you order online, the minimum check-out amount is $15. Supplies for a luxurious at-home spa day can be found at Todd’s Room, from hair powder to makeup to perfumes and body oils.
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Berkley, MI 48072
Catching Fireflies has three locations – the Berkley one listed above, Rochester (203 E. University) and Ann Arbor (419 Detroit St., in Kerrytown). It’s known for being a go-to place for gifts, but it has a surprisingly large assortment of bath and body products that would be great for pampering. Its aromatherapy shea butter soap and aromatherapy shower burst can be bought in the stores or on the website, and it also carries items such as bath fizzes and votive candles. Its Berkley location is closest to Detroit, but Rochester and Ann Arbor are in the metro area as well.
Liz Parker is a freelance writer and a University of Michigan graduate with a degree in Creative Writing and Literature. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.