Spas offer the perfect opportunity for those with stressful lifestyles, which is everyone, a way to refresh and feel ready to take on the future. When one is feeling overloaded and not like themselves the answer is often booking at spas where they can indulge in massage, facials, manicure, pedicure and a variety of other popular treatments that will renew them head to toe.
Anyone who is planning on treating themselves to a spa day or vacation should consider one or more of the following most popular treatments this year.
Vitamin C Facials
A vitamin C based facial is great for tightening and hydrating the skin using pharmaceutical grade products that also exfoliate and soften skin. It works even on the most sensitive skins and renews the cells for brighter skin that’s firmer than ever and gives a youthful glow.
The process at many spas usually includes a thorough cleanse and rinse, application of a high-quality masque or two, and then complete moisturizing with a product that features Vitamin C.
Mineral Body Treatment
This treatment features a nice, long soak in a hot mineral bath. Many resort spas offer access to natural springs which is a great start. Next, the skin is exfoliated using a product that will leave skin silky and smooth to the touch. Finally, a warm cream massage containing more natural minerals is performed leaving the recipient feeling energetic and of course, pain-free.
Mineral treatments have been used for centuries to relieve joint and muscle pain. See what a mineral body treatment can do for a stressed body that is in need of extreme recovery.
Oil and Salt Scrub
This treatment uses both Dead Sea salts for a thorough scrub to remove dead skin cells, and the application of the ever-popular essential oils. In some cases, the spas carefully combine the salts with the oils, but either way it’s a treatment not to be missed.
As the oils penetrate to restore vitality and erase dryness, an added benefit that will be experienced is that of the stimulation of the lymphatic system through the careful massage that comes along with. Boost circulation and drainage of toxins from the body while softening the skin.
Slip into a bubbling bath infused with either essential oils or various anti-aging and antioxidant products depending on what one is looking for. Underwater jets have been proven to reduce the appearance of cellulite and relieve tired and sore muscles.
Water alone is one of the best ways to invigorate oneself after a long work week or stressful situation. Regular soaking is recommended and produces amazing results in the realm of not only skin care, but mental health as well.
Expect a facial assessment where the holistic therapist will determine a tailor-made experience that will best fit your skin type and needs. Steps usually include:
- A hydrating cleanser
- Refreshing toner
- A hydrating or firming mask
- Facial massage
- Eye cream application
Spas often combine this service with makeup application for a fun night out, but the natural beauty left behind after this treatment doesn’t even need makeup, truly. The choice is the clients as to whether they want to include that service or not. Regardless, having a facial that is built to one’s specific needs for their skin is a treat that shouldn’t be passed up.
As an ancient method, wrap massage has been around for centuries but is gaining in popularity as of late. It entails spas providing a heated wrap of some sort which is placed on any areas of tension or pain. The specialist then proceeds to massage through the wraps for the ultimate relief.
Circulation is increased for added health benefits, and the recipient feels nurtured and cared for like they deserve, giving them a refreshed feel. Various herbs and grains may be used in conjunction with the wraps.
Finding the best spas that offer these treatments and more will guarantee one feels much better facing each day.