About Skin Sense, a day spa

When Angela Padgett, the company’s founder and president, opened Skin Sense Face and Body Works in September 1991, the day spa label had not yet been coined. At its first location in North Raleigh, Skin Sense introduced a novel, holistic philosophy of facial skin care and body care to the Triangle.

With more than 20 years of experience and two full-service day spa locations in the Triangle, Skin Sense now has a reputation for promoting total body wellness and bringing balance to the lives of tens of thousands of clients. As it has grown from its initial concentration on facials and waxing, the company has added therapeutic massages, deeply relaxing body treatments, nail care, makeup, microdermabrasion and more to its menu of services. Along the way, Skin Sense has grown from Ms. Padgett’s solo practice to a staff of around one hundred in its corporate office and two day spa locations in North Raleigh and Brier Creek. Its innovative approach to wellness, highly-trained therapists and state-of-the art facilities such as saunas, steam rooms, and relaxation lounges, have earned Skin Sense over twenty-five awards from its clients through surveys conducted by nearly every local newspaper and magazine, including reader’s choice awards such as “Best Day Spa” and “Best Facial” from the readers of magazines such as Midtown, Metro, and Independent Weekly to name a few.

Recognizing that holistic wellness and caring for the earth go hand-in-hand, Skin Sense, a day spa has taken great pride in its commitment to the environment. Many of the treatments and products offered by the spa are made with natural, vegan, and eco-friendly ingredients. The company also uses eco-friendly cleaning products in its facilities and is a member of the Green Spa Network as well as LOHAS, which brings sustainable practices and education to the spa industry. Skin Sense, a day spa also is passionate about its community involvement. Through The Skin Sense Foundation, the company supports causes that benefit women, children, and animals. To date, the company has partnered with such notable organizations as the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the American Cancer Society, the SPCA, Wake County Schools, the Literacy Council of Wake County, and the Make a Wish Foundation of Eastern North Carolina as well as many others.