Michigan winters are brutal on skin, causing it to become chapped and dehydrated and taking away its natural moisture barrier. This is why you  may need to change up your normal skin care routine when the weather chills. A great way to avoid dry skin is by getting a luxurious and soothing facial that will address all types of skin conditions. Facials are custom blended to help hydrate and firm the skin to its optimum texture, leaving you looking and feeling beautiful. Here are five of the best salon-spas in the Detroit Metro area where you are sure to get a relaxing facial that can also help rejuvinate your mind.

FACE Skincare-Medical-Wellness

31350 Telegraph Rd., Suite 102 – Bingham Farms, MI

(Photo, courtesy, FACE Skincare)

(Photo, courtesy, FACE Skincare)

FACE Skincare~Medical~Wellness is a multi-award-winning beauty and wellness clinic, founded by known skin expert, Holly CaSaroll. Almost two decades ago, CaSaroll rebuilt her own skin, disfigured from cystic acne, and has since created one of the most extensive skin clinics in the US, offering 30 Laser and Facial machines, liquid facelifts, and body makeovers. Based on her innovative Skin Management Model™, thousands have had their skin transformed. The wellness division, headed by Dr. Doug Cutler, a licensed naturopathic physician, finds the root cause of imbalances in the body to create overall well-being from the inside out.

Salon & Spa at Saks Fifth Avenue

The Somerset Collection
2800 W. Big Beaver Road
Troy, MI 48084
(248) 643-9000

Price: Custom Facial $100 and up

At the Salon & Spa at Saks Fifth Avenue in The Sommerset Collection mall, you will discover a private sanctuary. Here you can get a facial with trendsetting products using the very latest techniques. It is the salon’s highly trained professional staff that will help you decide on just the right facial treatment to rejuvenate your skin. The ambiance at this spa will also help you relax while you sit back and get a much deserved pampering.

Carol Lewis Day Spa
386 E. Maple Road
Birmingham, MI 48009
(248) 642-1570

Price: $80 and up

This award-winning spa has been in business in the beautiful city of Birmingham since 1979, providing excellence in skin care. This spa has also been given a distinctive award for “The Best Place to Rejuvenate.” Welcoming men, women and teens, there’s something here for everyone. If you have rosacea and it tends to act up in the cooler months, keep it controlled with a rosacea facial once a month. Also, although not performed on the face, the back cleansing treatment can be extremely beneficial to those suffering from breakouts on the back.

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Touch of Europe Day Spa
4301 Orchard Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323
(248) 538-7546

Price: $85 and up

At the Touch of Europe Day Spa, it’s all about getting radiant and healthy skin by trained estheticians who evaluate each client. With a staff using only the finest products on the market and knowing all about the latest in skin care technology, you will not only get a great facial but will also go home with some tips for home maintenance. Enjoy one of the signature organic facial routines that include an aromatic journey of pineapple scrub and a lemongrass silky souffle during your facial massage.

The WoodHouse Day Spa
1447 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 965-6270

Price: $80 and up

If you are looking for some more unique facials, The WoodHouse Day Spa is your spot. Enjoy a range of skin-care services from an anti-aging facial to a gentleman’s hot towel facial. If you want to add a new glow to your skin, the brightening facial will treat sun damage to leave you with a clearer complexion that will have you beaming. For those teenagers who are battling acne, the clarifying acne facial will help clear up your face and chest. All facials can be purchased in a discounted package series for optimal and lasting results.

Om Spa
22070 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48124
(313) 565-9686

Price: $90 and up

This spa has a luxurious and serene environment where a client can get a repair and prevention facial with vitamin C that is massaged into the face to restore hydration, firmness and elasticity. The 80-minute Ytsara Fruit & Flower organic facial is a blend of Thai botanicals that also includes a 30-minute Royal Thai massage to relax your shoulders up to the neck and face. If what you’re looking for is a way to erase fine lines, the Obagi Blue Peel Radiance is a gentle but effective peel to give your skin a brighter and tighter look.

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As a news reporter for 25-years and an online writer for various publications, Rebecca Kelley is passionate about being a journalist. She currently resides in Michigan and writes exclusively for online publications. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.