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Where to Buy Local for Self-Care Items in DSM

2021 Self Care Guide

November 20, 2023

We officially give you permission to pamper yourself! With so many great #DSMlocal businesses here to provide massages, manicures, and products for relaxation you’ll be glad you indulged in a little self-care.

Greater Des Moines Nail Services

The Nail Lab

Featured Item: Acrylic Nails
Description: Open seven days a week, this upscale nail salon in Waukee will make you feel pampered.

Lucky Nails

Featured Item: Ombre Nails
Description: Get a manicure featuring ombre nails, the blending of different color tones, this winter.

Premier Nail Bar

Featured Item: Party Room
Description: Reserve a private room for group pedicures or treat yourself to any nail service while you sip on a glass of wine.

Urban Nails & Spa

Featured Item: Bridal Appointment
Description: Book a bridal appointment with Urban Nails & Spa for a special rate for groups of 5+.

Find more nail services in DSM here.

Greater Des Moines Relaxation Products + Wellness Services

Buff City Soap

Featured Item: Handmade Soaps
Description: Buff City Soaps are handmade daily right in front of you. You can even create your own custom scents!

Expedition Wellness

Featured Item: Beginner Membership
Description: Get started on your weight loss and wellness journey with lifestyle coaching, recipe and meal planning assistance and goal setting.

HW Premium CBD

Featured Item: Buddha Teas
Description: Find the perfect brew made with fresh, high-quality ingredients.


Featured Item: Osteostrong 15-Minute Session
Description: Book an OsteoStrong session and experience less joint and back pain, along with improved posture and balance.

Your CBD Store

Featured Item: Gummy Varieties
Description: From sleep gummies to pet chews and more, Your CBD Store offers gummies for relaxation, focus and more.

Greater Des Moines Spa Services

Abundant Health Massage & Bodywork

Featured Item: Swedish Relaxing Massage
Description: Ideal for beginners or those seeking stress relief, the traditional massage features gentle strokes and kneading.

Flourishing Roots Wellness

Featured Item: Reiki Session
Description: All chakras are assessed, cleared and balanced in addition to the standard Reiki hand placements. Clients leave feeling lighter, more relaxed, balanced and inspired.

Hewitt Wellness & Massage

Featured Item: Prenatal Massage
Description: Focusing on the special needs of expecting women, including specially designed cushions, side-lying postures and more.

Koch & Carlisle Plastic Surgery & Spa

Featured Item: Med Spa Treatments
Description:Board-certified facial plastic surgeons Dr. Brenton Koch and Dr. Cody Koch provide exceptional results for facial plastic surgery procedures and med spa treatments such asBOTOX® Cosmetic, Juvéderm, Chemical Peel, Laser Hair Removal and more. 

Massage Heights (Ankeny, Ingersoll + Merle Hay)

Featured Item: Couples Massage
Description: Support your partner with self-care for both of you in a peaceful and revitalizing atmosphere at Massage Heights.

Tranquil Touch

Featured Item: Deep Tissue Massage
Description: Try a deep tissue massage to revitalize your mind, body and spirit at Tranquil Touch.

Find more spa services in DSM here.

The original #DSMlocal Buying Guide offers gift ideas for a variety of recipients from bookworms to pet lovers and more. Throughout the year, The Partnership will continue to add even more buying guides to encourage buying local, curated with DSM shops, restaurants and service providers in mind for shoppers like you! If you’re a business owner and Member of The Partnership interested in being featured in one of the buying guides, sign up here.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 400 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.