Unique Mother’s Day Pampering Ideas

May 10, 2012 2:00 PM

By Lauren Wulf

Mother’s Day is the one-day a year we shower the women in our lives with gifts, appreciation and pampering. Since they deserve this treatment 360 days a year, why not make them feel as special as possible. Ditch the boring, old chocolates, flowers and stuffed animals. This year, treat them like a queen with a day full of pampering. Below are some of the unique Mother’s Day spa specials going on around town. Mom will never know you got a deal!

kohler Unique Mother’s Day Pampering Ideas

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Kohler Waters Spa

775 Village Center Drive
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
(630) 323-7674
Kohler, Wisconsin

When mom sees an envelope from Kohler, you just might move up to her favorite child spot. Come on, we all know they have one every now and then. Kohler Water Spas are known as some of the best in the world. Water rich treatments are designed to restore and recreate the healing powers of Mother Nature. With a location in Burr Ridge and Wisconsin, you can give mom a full day of luxury or an entire weekend.

Mother’s Day Idea: Save 20% on all spa services with a Girls Night Out Package

Available Friday evenings from 5-8PM, you, mom and the girls can enjoy spa services together, light snacks and beverages. Weekend stays are offered at a discount at the Marriott Southwest Ridge.

gigi Unique Mother’s Day Pampering Ideas

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GiGi’s Elite Spa

10924 South Western
Chicago, IL 60643
(773) 445-0345

Gi Gi’s Elite Spa is a Chicago spa that strives to offer guests the chance to, “unwind, revive, and connect the mind, body, and soul.” The spa’s interiors are decorated with warm earth tones and relaxing music is played in every room. Before and after treatments mom can unwind with a cup of herbal tea in the spa’s quiet meditation area. All treatments incorporate natural skin care products and the spa offers services including massage, reflexology, facials, body wraps and scrubs, ear candling, and waxing.

Mother’s Day Special: Save $20 – Book May 1- May 21 (Mention Spa Finder at booking)

Chose from the following packages:

Package #1: $85 – 30 min Stress Buster Massage, Regular Manicure, & Silky Feet

Package #2: $85 – Express Mini Facial, Regular Manicure & Silky Feet

Package #3: $150 – Spa Facial, 30 min Stress Buster Massage, Express Pedicure, Manicure

Package #4: $180 – 60 min Massage, Spa Facial, Express Pedicure & Manicure

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Bliss Spa

At W Chicago-Lakeshore
644 North Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60611

Located on the eighth floor of the W Chicago Lakeshore, Bliss Chicago offers its signature menu of sought-after services amid amazing views of Lake Michigan and Navy Pier. The 9,600 square foot tension-fighting facility features sixteen treatment rooms, four “movie-while-you-manicure nail stations,” a retail store, and bliss trademark touches like rhythm & blues tunes and the legendary brownie buffet. That’s right ladies, brownie buffet. Bliss has thought of everything for new moms, moms with buns in the oven and old pros.

Mother’s Day Special: Save 20% on the packages below

Mother Glows Best: $325
Triple oxygen facial
Blissage 75
Hot milk and almond pedicure
Hot cream manicure

Bump For Joy: $184
Great expectations massage
Cold feet pedicure

New Kid On The Block: $228
Rookie mom rubdown
Oxygen blast
Hot cream manicure

spa in your space feature Unique Mother’s Day Pampering Ideas

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Spa In Your Space

Mobile Spa Company

Spa In Your Space is a full service mobile spa specializing in transforming “your space” into a place of relaxation. Bring the spa to mom this year. Spa professionals can transform your home, a hotel room or mom’s favorite space in to a full-service spa.

Mother’s Day Special: Mommy & Me Party

If your daughter is too young to buy gifts herself, this is a great gift for your spouse. You can give your wife some much-needed rest and relaxation while she spends some quality time with your daughter. This is a great idea for wives, sisters, grandmas and friends who can bring a group of moms and little ones together to party. Services include a Signature Manicure and Signature Pedicure for mom while the little lady will receive a Mini-Manicure and Mini-Pedicure. (Minimum 4 mother/daughters [age 6-17], total 8 person minimum; $110 per mother/daughter)

Future Moms-To-Be

For the baby bumps out there, relaxation will soon be hard to come by. Treat the future momma in your life to a relaxing pregnancy massage or spa day. Here a few spas in the city specializing in pregnancy treatments.

Mario Tricoci – 900 N. Michigan Avenue / 50-80 minute pregnancy massage
Peninsula – 108 East Superior / Pre & Post-natal Body Treatment, Mom-to-be half day spa journey, maternity massages
Urban Oasis Massage Therapy – 12 W. Maple & 939 W. North Avenue / Prenatal massage & body session

Lauren Wulf, CBS Chicago

Lauren Wulf writes about living in Chicago on a budget on her website, A Poor Girl’s Guide Chicago.

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