Spa Treatments and Massage

Whether you’re looking for a soothing massage, rejuvenating facial or a perfect waxing treatment, you came to the right place.

AvantGard Spa prides itself in the quality of services offered. Our treatments are unique and fine tuned to your personal needs. We use only natural and trusted cosmetic lines along our own proprietary blends of herbs and oils, sourced from around the world.

Treat yourself to our five star manicure and pedicure.

Our nail salon provides the safest nail care in San Carlos, and offers a comprehensive menu of treatments that include eco paraffin, glycolic peel and callus removal. We’ve got the recipe for younger looking hands and feet!

facials

NEW! Illuminate Love Ritual Facial

We have united the wisdom of traditional Ayurveda, by incorporating a meditative facial dry brush massage with aromatherapy and advanced skin care science to bring you our new ILLUMINATE LOVE ritual facial. It will leave your mind feeling relaxed, centered and your skin in radiant balance.
As our gift, we’ll present you with a Rose quartz heart shaped stone. Rose quartz with its gentle pink essence, is a stone of the heart. It carries a soft feminine energy of compassion and peace, tenderness and healing, nourishment and comfort.

60 minutes: $145

AvantGard Five Star Facial

Lavishes with our best cell-targeting, results driven ingredients to keep your skin looking its youngest and most alive. Includes two skin rejuvenating peels, and two customized masks for results you can see. A luxurious scalp, facial, arm and shoulder massage reduces stress.

60 minutes: $175

SkinFit Facial

The ultimate age-defying facial. This treatment includes warm steam, a pumpkin enzyme exfoliation to refresh your skin, a customized mask along with NuFace, a micro-impulse treatment to your muscles, offering an instant lift and rejuvenated complexion. A visible difference is noticeable after just one treatment.

60 minutes: $120

Spa Rx Customized Facial

During your facial, your Esthetician will mix and blend an individualized skincare treatment targeting all of your skin concerns with products that are mostly organic and a combination of ancient aromatic herbs, with the latest modern and results driven ingredients. Expect to leave with a deeply nourished, glorious facial glow.

60 minutes: $120

Anti-Acne Totally Teen

Clear skin creates happy teens. A complete facial for our guests 19 and under.

50 minutes: $98

Corrective Purifying Facial

Achieve clear skin, once and for all.

This treatment is the perfect choice for challenged complexions in need of clearing and deep pore cleansing.

50 minutes: $110

Refresher Facial

A streamlined facial to awaken your skin and give it a nice healthy glow. Cleansing, exfoliation and mask.

45 minutes: $95

age defying treatments

Oxy-Abrasion Triple Treatment Facial

Technology meets luxury in this results driven triple treatment facial. It begins with a diamond micro wand exfoliation, follows with LED lights to stimulate fibroblasts that produce collagen and concludes with an oxygen infusion of uniquely formulated combination of peptides and vital skin nutrients personalized for your skin type. This remarkable facial softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, enhances skin texture and deeply hydrates the complexion.

75 minutes: $175

Aqua-Abrasion Facial

Beauty meets technology in this results driven facial. Begins with gentle steam, mild enzyme exfoliation and a relaxing scalp or shoulder massage followed by a diamond micro wand exfoliation simultaneously infusing a uniquely formulated combination of peptides and vital skin nutrients personalized for your skin type. This unique facial softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, enhances skin texture and deeply hydrates the complexion.

60 minutes: $150 monthly membership $129

TCA Peel

Our deepest and most intense peel creates an accelerated exfoliation of the skin and will help address deeper anti-aging concerns, delivering smoother and brighter skin in just one week. Prior patch test and consultation required.

45 minutes: $125

Professional Lunch Time Peel

Make a weekly lunch time date with this mini- peel, it provides just enough resurfacing power to smooth and refresh without leaving you red faced.

25 minutes: $50
Series of 3 Professional Peels: $135($45 each)

facial beauty boosts (available during facials)

Wow Brow Eye Or Lip Treatment

NuFace micro current treatment creates a more lifted, youthful and refreshed look, while reducing appearance of dark circles and puffiness.

$35 single
$50 both

Quick lift Treatment

We begin with clean skin and follow with a full face NuFace micro current treatment to lift and tone facial muscles. Results are instant and uplifting, a great special pre-event treatment.

$60

Rapid Exfoliation Peel

Increases cell turnover & reveals a new luminous complexion.

$25

Rejuv Light Therapy

Gentle & relaxing LED light therapy stimulates skin cells to produce collagen & elastin. A perfect enhancement to any facial.

$25

Facial Focus

Craving more facial massage? You’ll love this face & scalp addition!

$25

Glycolic Hand Treatment

Hands show a woman’s age, reveal a softer and more youthful skin. A perfect pre-event treatment!

$25

Hand & Arm Massage

You’ve been typing away and your hands can tell. Give them some needed relaxation during your facial.

$25

spa style natural manicure and pedicure

Offering the Safest and Healthiest Pedicures in San Carlos!

AvantGard Nail Spa is certified as a Healthy Nail Salon by the San Mateo County Health System. We provide a healthier enviroment for our clients and employees by using safer products and practices.

We care about your safety. We perform the highest level of infection control available: Autoclave Sterilization.

Our Implements are sterilized in a medical autoclave and presented to you in a sterile pouch. The pouch has an external indicator to ensure the correct sterilization was reached in the autoclave chamber.

Our Pedicure Basin Sinks eliminate bacterial problems associated with jet spas and are sanitized between each service with a broad spectrum of hospital grade disinfectant that eliminates the toughest germs and viruses without harming people or the environment.

Five Star Manicure + Pedicure

Be ready to be delighted, we paired our TOP nail treats for a luxurious experience. To your expert cuticle care, we add a callus smoothing foot treatment, himalayan warm salt stone foot massage and a hand softening paraffin treatment for the relaxation you crave.

$115

manicure

The AvantGard Manicure

Your nails and cuticles will be manicured to perfection followed by an exfoliation & hydrating paraffin. We finish with a light massage followed by your choice of color.

$40

Classic Natural Manicure

Classic nail grooming followed by a light hand massage for a natural look.

$30

Manly Manicure

A classic manicure with focused attention on cuticle care and nail grooming. Buffed or natural finish.

$25

pedicure

The AvantGard Pedicure

Be swept away by our extended, luxurious signature pedicure! Includes an aromatic herbal footbath and a callus softening treatment and exfoliation. We finish with a glorious massage and meticulous nail polish. Warning-the fragrant aromatherapy will perk you up and bring you into the present, ready to step your best foot forward.

$70

Himalayan Warm Salt Stone Pedicure

Begins with a therapeutic herbal footbath followed by expert cuticle care, exfoliation and hot towel compress. We finish with a light warm salt stone massage and meticulous nail polish application. Good for your soles and soul!

$60

Refresh Express Pedicure

Short on time? Get well-groomed toes in only 40-minutes. Foot soak, cuticle care & polish.

$47

Pedi-Mint Pedicure

Rest your tired feet in a warm, mint infused soak. After expert cuticle care, we follow with an invigorating salt glow scrub and hot towel compress. A light massage will calm your nerves and soothe your soles!

$55

Lavender Pedicure

Inhale the calming foot soak infused with french lavender. Classic cuticle grooming, followed by a lavender foot scrub, hot towel compress and concluding with a light massage and your choice of color. A great choice for expectant mothers.

$55

spa nail treats (available during your nail services)

Rejuvenating Glycolic Hand Treatment

Hands reveal a woman’s age. This treatment will leave your hands soft, younger looking and hydrated.

$10

Eco Paraffin

Warm, individually packed, ​100% vegetable plant based skin-nourishing emollients to deeply hydrate, leaving your hands and feet totally soft and nourished.

$20
$35 both hands and feet

Massage

Can’t get enough massage? Add additional 15-minutes of Ahhhh.

$15
$25 both hands and feet

Clip & Polish

15 minutes: $19

Nail Art

$5 per finger

Foot Callus Treatment

Add a callus treatment to achieve smoother heels.

$10

specialty treatments

Glycolic Pedi-Peel

Are your heels callused, thick and dry? The Pedi Peel will leave your feet baby soft.

30 minutes: $65 (as a add-on to any pedicure)

makeup & beauty bar services (featuring Jane Iredale makeup)

Expert Brow Design

Eyebrows are the frame to your eyes. A flattering brow shape can really lift your eyes and slim your face. Hello gorgeous.

$28

Wow Brow Eye Treatment

Nuface micro current treatment creates a more lifted, youthful and refreshed look, while reducing the appearance of dark circles and puffiness.

$35 15-minutes

Expert Brow Shaping & Wow Brow Eye Treatment

After Expert waxing, brows are lifted with Nuface micro current technology, opening eyes and giving you a youthful look. Results are instant and uplifting.

$60 30-minutes

New GLOW Express facial

Rapid exfoliation with a pumpkin peel and brightening mask to reveal healthy, glowing skin.

$59 30-minutes

New HYDRATE Express facial

Gentle exfoliation and a thirst quenching mask to quench and refresh.

$59 30-minutes

LIFT Express facial

Eye lift treatment and facial exfoliation to rejuvenate. Results are instant and uplifting.

$59 30-minutes

Glycolic Hand Treatment

Hands show a woman’s age, reveal a softer and more youthful skin. A perfect pre-event treatment!

$10

Quick lift Treatment

We begin with clean skin and follow with a full face NuFace micro current treatment to lift and tone facial muscles. Results are instant and uplifting, a great special pre-event treatment.

$60

Special Occasion Makeup

Whether it’s a hot date or special day, be assured, you will look your most beautiful.

$50
$45 trial run

For Your Eyes Only

Have our pros focus only on your eyes.

$35

Custom Blended Treatment Foundation

80% of women wear the wrong color foundation. A total custom blended foundation, combining the power of color and skincare for a flawless finish.

Choose advanced beauty boosts: moisture enhancers, skin-improving peptides, firming, antioxidants, brightening.

One beauty boost is included with foundation price. Additional boosts are $5 each.

Initial Blend (20-minutes) complimentary with foundation purchase.

Refills: $58

makeup lessons

One-on-one instruction gives you the skills you need to duplicate the look at home with confidence. update your color palette, or experiment with something totally different!

For Your Eyes Only

30 minutes: $35

Daytime

45 minutes: $50

Daytime and Evening

60 minutes: $65

waxing

Waxing is an effective form of hair removal that promotes a slower and lighter growth of hair. Waxing services require at least a quarter inch of growth, and are not recommended for those using Retin-A, Accutane, or other harsh exfoliants.
Monthly Eyebrow Maintenance $25 – $28
Brow and Lip $35
Lip $20
Chin $25
Chin & Neck $35
Brow+Lip+Chin $45
Full Face $60
Bikini $40 – $75
Bikini Brazilian $80
Full Arms $45
Half Legs (upper or lower) $45
Full Legs $80
Half Leg and Bikini $80
Full Legs and Bikini $110 (add $10 w/extended bikini)
Men’s Full Back $50

mini spa treatments

When time is limited but a little spa treat is needed and richly deserved.

Quick lift Treatment

We begin with clean skin and follow with a full face NuFace micro current treatment to lift and tone facial muscles. Results are instant and uplifting, a great special pre-event treatment.

$60

Untie the Knots - Back Massage

Tensed? This massage will focus on your back.

30 minutes: $79

Back Massage & Aroma Back Scrub

You can’t reach your back, however, we can.

A sugar scrub followed by a back massage to relax your muscles and smooth your back.

30 minutes: $69

Hands & Scalp Massage

Mental stress? Tired Hands? This massage is for you!

30 minutes: $69

Foot Massage & Scrub

30 minutes: $69

Clip & Polish

15 minutes: $19

Mini Pedicure

Foot soak, cuticle care and polish for well-groomed toes.

30 minutes: $35

massage and body treatments

NEW! Get-Glowing Massage

Get glowing skin, dissolve the cares of your day and magically ease tense muscles. This personalized massage session includes a dry brush body exfoliation and a blend of modalities and techniques designed for your specific needs at the time of your treatment. As our gift, take home the exfoliating body gloves used during your treatment.

60/75/90 minutes: $140/$160/$180

Essence of Numerology Massage

Venture into the world of numerology and aromatherapy. Using your birth date, the Intentional Aromatherapy App creates a personalized oil blend attuned to your personal power numbers, connecting you to the deeper currents of your life.

60/75/90 minutes: $140/$160/$180

Intentional Aromatherapy™ Massage

We invite you to enter into this simple, engaging and fun experience and design a signature therapeutic grade aromatherapy blend for yourself to be used during your massage. Using the Intentional App you will access a “Masters-Degree-in Botany” level of information. Whatever you choose, it will both effective and enticing, knowing that the process is guided by the invisible hand of the App’s creator, a respected Botanist and Master Aromatherapist.

60/75/90 minutes: $140/$160/$180

Lavender Lovers’ Luxury Massage

Are you ready for soothing relaxation? This luxury massage we’ll ease away those tensions and worries as the distinctive lavender aroma calms and soothes you with its potent aromatherapy properties. Experience a full body massage with lavender oil to rub away those aches and pains, followed by a soothing lavender back scrub and warm heated pack. We’ll also provide lavender inhalations for a lovely sensory experience that you won’t soon forget!

75/90 minutes: $150/$170

AvantGard Five Star Massage

To your massage, we incorporate five of our best offerings: a customized aromatherapy oil, full body lymphatic dry brushing, warm & detoxifying seaweed back treatment & Himalayan and Obsidian warm stones. Soothes you into a state of deep relaxation & let-go.

90 minutes: $185

Customized Massage

Dissolve the cares of your day and magically eases tense muscles. This personalized massage session can include a blend of modalities and techniques designed for your specific needs at the time of your treatment.

60/75/90 minutes: $125/$145/$165

Himalayan Salt Stone Massage

A warm stone massage performed with beautiful hand-carved smooth pink Himalayan Salt Stones.

An exceptional relaxing, gently detoxifying and therapeutic mineral infusion for the deepest relaxation you crave.

60 minutes: $130
75 minutes: $150
90 minutes: $170

Body Lush Shea-Butter Massage

Can’t decide if you want a body wrap or a massage? Now you won’t have to.

We combine a custom therapeutic aromatherapy shea-butter wrap & a massage. A moisturized & relaxed body emerges.

75 minutes: $155
90 minutes: $185

Magical Beginnings Massage

We use a blend of oils especially made for motherhood to prevent stretch marks.

Special pillows and bolsters make this a safe and nurturing massage for mothers-to-be and new moms.

75 minutes: $150

Untie the Knots - Back Massage

We invite you to leave your stress and knots behind. A great lunch time appointment.

30/45 minutes: $79/$98 A session focused only on your back and neck

Coffee & Cream Body Scrub and Massage

There’s no better way to invigorate and energize than with a jolt of coffee, especially when it’s used in a full-body exfoliation. After the skin is silky smooth, we massage your body with a luxurious vanilla cream body lotion.

With a 60 minute massage: $165

Aromatherapy Body Glow & Massage

An aromatic and vigorous full-body sugar exfoliation polishes away dull, dry skin to unveil its lustrous beauty. Service includes a custom therapeutic Intentional Aromatherapy™ blend session at the Blending Bar.

With a 60 minute custom massage: $155
With a 75 minute custom massage: $175
With a 90 minute custom massage: $195
(Add $10 for therapeutic)

Body Lush Shea-Butter Massage

Can’t decide if you want a body wrap or a massage? Now you won’t have to. We combine a custom therapeutic aromatherapy shea-butter wrap & a full body massage. A moisturized & relaxed body emerges.

75 minutes: $150
90 minutes: $180

extra massage treats (available during your massage)

Need extra TLC? Add 15-extra minutes of relaxation during your massage or body treatment.

A perfect way to create your own unique spa-experience!

$25 Each.

Feet

Scalp

Full Body Dry Brushing

Warm Himalayan Salt Stones On Your Back