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Mishel Narvaez, Owner & Spa Director & PLMT
Maui Ocean Spa & Weddings
1170 Makawao Avenue, Makawao (above Casanova’s parking lot)
The basic info on yourself and spa or salon:
Maui Ocean Spa has been offering Maui’s ‘upcountry’ patrons incredible alternative healing and spa options since 2004. In the beginning it started off as a humble one-room facility shared with a chiropractic doctor. It is now a 4-room spa shared with over 15-20 professional healers in the heart of Makawao.
The Maui Ocean Spa Service Menu provides the usual spa items such as body massages, body scrubs and aeshetic treatments but can now, due to it’s expansion, provide the community with an array of different alternative therapies such as; rolfing, reiki, cupping, gemstone healing, facial acupuncture, homeopathy, ear coning, sound healing, color therapy and cranialsacral. And don’t forget to ask for a great complimentary “add-ons” like; tea tree scalp conditioning, peppermint & vanilla foot soaks, hot eucalyptus scented towels, hot stones with rosemary & lavender essential oils, and aromatherapy using DoTerra Essential Oils.
Maui Ocean Spa also offers hair design, nails and make up services, including most recently; permanent make-up and Henna tattoo. This service is perfect for that special event, speaking of which, they also have Detox & Revitalize Pre-Wedding packages. (The sister company; Maui Ocean Weddings, (MOW) specializes in beautifully planned & uniquely designed beach weddings & destination weddings for outer islands & mainland couples).
When did the spa/salon open?
Est. 2004 (expanded to this location 2011)
What is the square footage of the spa or salon?
How many years experience in the industry?
Over 10 years
Please give me one fitness tip:
HULA HOOPING!!!! Most anyone can do this!!!
What is your personal favorite spa or salon therapy and where and when you indulge in it?
Spas in Bali 2010, foot reflexology & foot soaks/scrubs
Best skin advice, spa or salon treatment and fave product for a 20 something:
Wide brim hats keep sun away!! Favorite product Vog-off!!! (Maui Homeopathy c/o Shone Edel) for those with sensitivity to vog.
Best skin advice, spa or salon treatment and fave product for a 30 (the new 20):
Facials once a month to keep pores healthy!!! Favorite product; Hawaiian Clay for body & face!!! (Made in Haiku).
Best skin advice, spa or salon treatment and fave product for a 40 something (I know we stopped counting a decade ago):
Consider permanent makeup, it cuts the time in makeup application no more getting it just right or looking in magnifying mirrors!!! Save hundreds and get up & go (: favorite product; Hana Herbs & Flowers Healing Salves!!!
Best skin advice, spa or salon treatment and fave product for a 50 and up:
Facial Acupuncture is a great alternative to Botox and has immediate results! And at this age counseling may be needed to transition more easily into the senior years 😉
Please name your most popular retail item and what it does.
Vog-off, c/o Maui Homeopathy, Shone Edel
Do you have a locally made product? Please describe it.
Hawaiian Clay: comes in a jar and is powdered clay to add water or body/facial oil