Swedish, Aromatherapy & CBD Massages Explained

Sometimes it can be overwhelming to understand the different types of massages that are available, because there are so many, especially when looking for a massage in Manchester. King Street Grooming has gone straight to our own Massage Therapist in Manchester, Stella to give you the complete lowdown.

CBD Combination Massage

Full body massage combining Deep Tissue and Swedish techniques. Using CBD-infused products designed to reduce tension, relieve chronic pain, boost mood, and alleviate anxiety and stress. Perfect for those looking to relieve tension in their body and mind and office workers or those with stressful jobs or home lives.

Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic Drainage Massage is an extra gentle massage practice, it works by moving waste fluid around the body more effectively. This assists the normal functioning of your immune system. Your lymphatic system is a network of tissues lying just under the skin that works to protect you from infection, poor health and disease. Lymphatic Drainage Massage in Manchester is for people who had a sports injury or surgery. Surprisingly it can also help with digestive problems, swelling or lymphedema (legs or arms). Equally, it can help with frequent cold or flu, and chronic fatigue syndrome.

Swedish Massage

Swedish Massage involves manipulating the muscles and joints to relieve stress or pain. Imagine if you have tight muscles? this is perfect for relaxing tight muscles and promoting blood circulation. Swedish massage is the most common massage suited for people interested in relaxation and tension relief. King Street Grooming offers Swedish massages by Stella.

Deep Tissue Massage

A deep tissue massage involves applying sustained pressure using slow, deep movements. This targets the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues. The strong and firm pressure of this treatment is great for freeing up tense muscles while realigning tissue and speeding up recovery. Furthermore, the Deep tissue massage is best suited for people who engage in highly physical activities, such as running or those who have an injury or chronic pain. Expect elbow, fist and forearm work with a gradual increase in pressure.


Whatever massage you like, firm, soft or enhancing massage with CBD, you can rest assured there is a massage for everyone. All good massage therapists will adjust a particular type of massage just for you.

If you’re looking for a massage in Manchester, ensure you do your research. Check out the reviews for the brand make sure and ask for as much information upfront to ensure you feel as comfortable as possible.

Book a massage with Stella.

First of its kind male grooming venue launches on Manchester’s King Street

Press Release

Manchester will be home to the regions first, all in one grooming venue encompassing traditional barbering and male-only face & body treatments. King Street Grooming is the brainchild of Manchester-founded Inc & Co and will set up shop on renowned King Street in January 2022.
The brand will offer an unrivalled grooming experience, consisting of a barbers on the ground floor, and treatment rooms for a variety of male grooming and wellness therapies, on the first floor. Typically, when men look for treatments on the high street, the only options are beauty salons, which do not target or make men feel totally comfortable in the same way we will with King Street Grooming. 
Gareth Rowan-Dylan, Managing Director of King Street Grooming, said: “We are delighted to be opening King Street Grooming, the first of its kind in Manchester. This unique male experience will bridge a gap that’s been missing in the market, which will allow men to be pampered in a masculine and comforting environment, all on Manchester aptly named King Street.”
King Street Grooming is part of Inc Retail and marks the first brand that will launch in grooming and wellness.

Dan Shaw, Managing Director of Inc Retail, said: “We are delighted to launch King Street Grooming, our 6th brand within the Inc Retail Group, continuing our growth across the retail sector and delivering on our mission to redefine the retail landscape. Our first male-only venue is designed exactly for our target market, and our customers will love what we have planned. King Street grooming is more than just a regular barbershop.”
The brand will fuse that of traditional barbers with a modern twist. The striking venue has a dark materials palette, including classic references such as feature wall shelving and fluted glass screens. This, paired with modern material accents and lighting features, gives the space an edge and an unmistakably cool identity. 

The first floor is a tranquil space with a natural materials palette with warm subtle lighting features, planting and soft furnishings that set the treatment rooms tone for wellness. 

Ben Perman, Creative Director of Inc Retail, said: “King Street Grooming aligns perfectly with Inc Retail’s strategy for focusing on wellness across our brands and for our consumers. Our focus was to create a brand and a space that celebrates traditional barber shops, whilst adding our own creative identity with contemporary features throughout. Our design ensures that wellness is at the heart of the King Street Grooming experience”.

King Street Grooming is a place for calm and rejuvenation for men. The new store will offer services such as wash, cut and styling, and beard grooming on the ground floor, along with facial treatments, waxing, lashes and brows, body treatments on the first floor, making King Street Grooming an essential wellness destination within Manchester.

More Than Grooming. A Place For Wellness.

About Inc Retail
Inc Retail is a home for exciting brands in the fashion, apparel, beauty and food & beverage sectors.  We span the retail, franchise and wholesale industries. With a team of retail experts, designers, marketing managers and industry specialists, we nurture and help our brands to reach new audiences and connect with their customers with a deeper engagement. We constantly work with and invest in our brands to help them grow and evolve.