By: Megan Ford
If you’re driving down Blackwelder in the Plaza District OKC, you’ll notice a cozy-looking house painted green that you can’t help but stop in for a peek. That’s where you’ll find the team at Purity Day Spa.
Two years ago, Emily Woodside embarked on starting Purity Day Spa without a single client, but with a strong passion for helping people. After just five months of starting the business, the pandemic hit. A giant leap of faith is required to start a business under any circumstance but staying afloat during a pandemic requires an entirely different level of grit and perseverance.
During the shutdown, Woodside and her team utilized the time to build training manuals, put processes in place, and focus on their newborn. They did everything in their power to efficiently get the spa running before they could open so they could take part in helping heal the Plaza District OKC when that time came. Before opening the spa, Woodside had worked in the corporate world for a few years but was adamant about keeping the business open and not going back into such a structured environment, instead dedicating this chapter of life to self-help in the Plaza District OKC.
Purity Day Spa specializes in holistic treatments that empower clients to accomplish overall well-being. Woodside says that she feels spas are underutilized and that the services offered at Purity Day Spa genuinely help your overall wellness. “Mental health, grieving, chronic pain – the person that walks through the door leaves all of that behind after consulting with us to select a service we provide that’s the best fit.” The estheticians and massage therapists work with the client and their needs to understand what specific service is required and then develop the best plan.
The spa specializes in cupping therapy, micro-needling, dermaplaning, facials, couples’ massages and more. Woodside recommends the Purity Package: an hour-long massage and a facial at a 10% discount for first time visitors to decide if they will like a massage or facial. She says that 90% come back and try other things on the menu after trying the package.
Purity Day Spa believes in using the purest ingredients, non-toxic cleaning products, skincare, and massage oil. They take pride in being a holistic spa and caters to a niche group looking for an alternative to injectables by providing HydraFacials and other clinical facials.
Other services offered include calming scrubs, hydration wraps, and infrared saunas. A body service you might select is the lavender scrub: it’s a full body treatment that starts with drizzling warm lavender oil and finishes with a lavender scrub and balm to leave your body relaxed. A full body ritual could incorporate a citrus hydration wrap, massage, and oil scalp treatment. A sauna pass includes access to the infrared sauna and locker room amenities. You name it, they provide it at Purity Day Spa located in the Plaza District OKC!
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