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1. Temomin (Shiatsu/Reflexology) [Umeda]www.stellartown.com
This salon specializes in shiatsu, traditional Japanese massage. You can stop by without a prior reservation and prices are fairly low. You’ll grow addicted to the feeling of feeling better after they massage out your stiff shoulders and swollen feet. It’s 1000 yen for 10 minutes for a massage focusing on your neck, back, and shoulders.
HP: advance2.pmx.proatlas.net/o6_0_03c36/detail.php?no=99 (Japanese Only)
Address: Osaka Ekimae 4th Building 1f, Umeda 1-11-4-100, Kita-ku, Osaka (Google Map)
2. Esthetic Miss Paris (Esthetics) (Umeda)www.atpress.ne.jp
This is one of Japan’s famous esthetic salons. It’s designed to have a Japanese-style calming interior where you can feel like you’re bathing in luxury. They were the support salon for the selection process of the women representing Japan in 2010’s Miss International and Miss World competitions. This salon’s strong point is its high-quality techniques on offer. They have hair removal, facials, cellulite care, anti-aging care, and more.
HP: www.esthetic.cc/link.php/salon/-/576/top.html (Japanese Only)
Address: Kofure Umeda 4F, 2 Chome-12-4 Sonezaki, Kita-ku, Osakaコフレ梅田4F (Google Map)
3. ESCOS (Esthetics) [Nanba/Shinsaibashi]www.b-lab.jpponpare.jp
ESCOS is a well-established esthetics salon in Osaka that almost everyone knows. It’s very popular due to its techniques that have been refined over time. The salon’s interior is very relaxed and you can experience a deep cleansing course for just 3000 yen as a first-timer. This is a great chance to experience the techniques used by pros.
HP: www.escos.co.jp (Japanese Only)
Address: La Scene 4F, Shinsaibashi 1-5-31, Chuo-ku, Osaka (Google Map)
4. Oriental Style (Esthetics) [Umeda]www.cosme.net
This is a popular top class esthetic salon in Osaka. Every branch is near a station, making it very easy to get to. Their No.1 popular course “Indo Este” is a massage that more than 110,000 people have tried. It’s said that if you get this massage done, you can lose anywhere 5-8 cm off your torso.
HP: www.style-japan.co.jp/salon/umeda/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Osaka Ekimae 4th Building 6F, Umeda 1-11-4, Kita-ku, Osaka (Google Map)
5. Takano Yuri Beauty Clinic (Esthetics) [Nanba]all-esthe.com
This esthetic salon was created by Yuri Takano, whose name has become famous for this salon. Her Takano-style hand treatment and body care using the latest treatments and other such technological advances in beauty are always available here as soon as possible. Their Mirai Facial (5000 yen for 90 minutes) uses professional care to clean pores and help your skin be more receptive to moisturizers and other skincare treatments.
HP: www.takanoyuri.com/ (Japanese Only)
Address: GP Gate Building 6F, 3-7-12 Nanba, Chuo-ku, Osaka (Google Map)
6. Relaxation Seitai Koritorudo (Relaxation) [Tennouji/Abeno]beauty.hotpepper.jp
This relaxation space is not far from Abeno Station and Tennouji Station and happily accepts walk-ins. Its reasonable prices is also a plus. You can get a quick massage (10 minutes, 600 yen) – while it may not sound like a lot, the talented staff can use that time efficiently to help your stiff shoulders, back pain, and tired muscles.
HP: koritorudo.com/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Kimura Building 6F, Abenosuji 1-3-20, Abeno-ku, Osaka (Google Map)
7. Relax Pack (Foot Care and Massage) [Dotonbori]www.relaxpark.net
This foot care and massage salon is in Dotonbori. All of the rooms are private so you can relax without worrying about others. They can clean your feet until they’re soft, and help your tired and swollen ankles. The collagen care course includes a lovely footbath that smells of cypress. The quick massage is 990 yen for 15 minutes.
HP: www.relaxpark.net/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Ougiya Building 4F, 1-6-14 Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka (Google Map)
8. Marian Negel (Esthetics) [Izumisano]www.cosme.netwww.cosme.net
This esthetic salon is in the Nikko Hotel that’s attached to Kansai International Airport. It’s on the hotel’s top floor so you can enjoy the luxurious ocean view from the suite room and feel bliss. The staff are licensed both domestically and internationally in esthetics and aromatherapy, so they know are very capable. A full-body lymph massage (21,600 yen for 90 minutes) helps the fluid from your lymph nodes move easier, and that helps with swelling, muscle stiffness, and even water retention.
HP: www.mariannegel.jp/ (Japanese Only)
Address: 1 Senshu Kuukou Kita, Izumisano, Osaka (Google Map)
9. Relaxation Space Lafine (Shiatsu/Reflexology) [Izumisano]mpjob.jp
This relaxation salon inside Kansai International Airport makes it easy for people of all genders to drop by and help lose the exhaustion of their trip. The body care course that will help your tired hip from the long hours of sitting is particularly recommended. It will also help stiff shoulders, stiff neck, and back pain. 20 minutes for 2160 yen.
HP: www.bodywork.co.jp/search/detail/600556/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Ryokaku Terminal Building 3F Kita, 1 Senshuu Kuukou Kita, Izumisano, Osaka (Google Map)
10. feel (Shiatsu/Reflexology) [Toyonaka]www.f-z.jp
This relaxation space is inside Osaka International Airport. You can easily get massages for both body and feet to banish your exhaustion. The body course is 15 minutes for 1800 yen and it can help balance the muscles of your upper half. The reflexology course is 30 minutes for 3200 yen and can help reduce the swelling of your feet from the airplane’s pressure.
HP: www.f-z.jp/fl/index.html (Japanese Only)
Address: Osaka International Airport Chuo Block 2F, 3-555 Hotarugaike Nishimachi, Toyonaka-shi, Osaka (Google Map)
11. Infini (Esthetics) [Toyonaka]www.sowxp.co.jp
This healing salon is in the Green Rich Hotel, not far from Osaka International Airport. You can relax your body and your mind in its calm atmosphere. The body treatment (including aromatherapy) is 8100 yen for 60 minutes. They also have facials, aroma body massages, diet massages, and manicures available for a reasonable price.
HP: tredina.com/salon/H000310864/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Green Rich Hotel Osaka International Airport, 1-9-6 Kuukou, Ikeda-shi, Osaka (Google Map)
12. TILLEUL (Shiatsu/Reflexology) [Shin-Osaka]www.tilleul-web.com
This relaxation space is right in front of JR Shin-Osaka station. If you have time between trains you can easily stop by. You can have an upper-body massage without even having to take off our shoes. The Chinese-style foot care that will help release the exhaustion from your feet and legs is particulraly recommended. Upper-body remake relaxation massage is 10 minutes for 1000 yen. Chinese-style foot relaxation massage is 20 minutes for 2000 yen.
HP: www.tilleul-web.com/shop/jrshinosaka.php (Japanese Only)
Address: Shin-Osaka Eki Building 3F Corsogai, 5-16-1 Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka (Google Map)
13. S-PARK (Shiatsu/Reflexology) [Universal Studios Japan]www.hotelkeihan.co.jp
This esthetic salon is inside the hotel in the viewing deck onsen. You can enter even if you’re not staying at the hotel. After you get something done at the spa, you can enjoy bathing in the hot springs and gazing out at the scenery from the 31st floor. While reservations are given priority, same-day reservations are OK. The full body massage is 3890 yen for 30 minutes, 6050 for 50 minutes.
HP: www.hotelkeihan.co.jp/tower/esthetics-spa/esthetics/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Inside Universal Tower, S-Park, 6-2-45 Shimaya, Konohana-ku, Osaka(Google Map)
14. Refresh Salon Unwind (Shiatsu/Reflexology) [USJ]ponpare.jp
This esthetic salon is in a hotel near USJ. This is perfect for people who want to bathe in luxury in their stay at this hotel. If you’re on the 2nd floor of the hotel, you can get services done in your room. The shiatsu-style massage done over your clothing massages away all of the tight and knotted muscles to give you relief is 5200 yen for 40 minutes.
HP: www.hoteluniversalport.jp/facilities/unwind/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Inside Hotel Universal Port, 1-111 Sakurajima, Konohana-ku, Osaka (Google Map)
15. Iyashiryoku (Shiatsu/Reflexology) [Nanba/Shinsaibashi]iyashiryoku.jp
This shiatsu salon is in Shinsaibashi, and they can easily take away the exhaustion and other causes of your stiff shoulders, back pain, hip pain, headaches, and other complaints. They have a very experienced staff, making this perfect for beginners and repeaters alike. Their 20 minute shiatsu course is only 1200 yen.
HP: iyashiryoku.jp/bodycare/ (Japanese Only)
Address: Toho Building 4F, 1-1-13 Nishi-Shinsaibashi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 大阪市中央区西心斎橋1-1-13 東邦ビル4F (Google Map)