We think we can all agree that this has been the ideal week for dreaming of escaping whatever specific world in which you live … for a variety of reasons. First, we had 2-for-1 tickets to Greece and now comes news that iconic chocolate brand Hershey’s is opening a spa next month. Though we were […]
Everyone knows it’s never too late for wellness. But a new spa in Australia is teaching clients that it’s also never too early. According to Huffington Post, Baby Spa Perth is providing spa treatments to babies from six days young to six months old.
When you’re in the market for an aesthetic treatment, skipping the clinical setting of a cosmetic doctor’s office in favor of a pampering medi-spa is tempting, but watch out.
Summer is quickly approaching and, with that, perhaps the idea of registering for a weight loss spa or retreat has crossed your mind.
The holiday season tends to leave partygoers feeling emotionally deflated and physically inflated, head to a top spa to hit the refresh button on your wellness.
I love winter because the cold weather allows for a guilty-free movie/documentary/show binge (ahem Making a Murderer anyone?). That said, it’s also great to be outside communing with nature. Here are five killer outfits for the best of winter activities. The perfect parka for skiing? A color-block coat for ice skating? Hiking boots a la Tory Burch? The goods are all here. Happy trails folks! Follow us on Instagram , Facebook , and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day.
Tucked behind a gated alleyway in Presidio Heights, San Francisco, where affluent resident neighbors compost their single-origin coffee grinds in their multi-million dollar mansions. The entrance to Skin Remedy, located behind an alleyway in Presidio Heights. The Vermont native started her career in Los Angeles in 2004, but moved to San Francisco after realizing the Northern Californian emphasis on healthy living instead of aesthetics was better suited for herself.
I’ve ignored skin care for my back even though I have an eight-step morning and night routine for my face (seriously). Wanting to avoid future back breakouts, I got some skin care tips from Stalina, dermatologist Sejal Shah, MD, and Daryl Gioffre, chiropractor and health coach.
There were a few Hard Rock locations with the music-infused spa menu specialty, as music is the underlying theme there, after all. I was ready for rest, relaxation and the rhythm motion inspired massage.
Fast facts: The Blue Lagoon was created in 1976 in the middle of a lava field. This promise of fresh water, along with Iceland’s strict hygiene code and the chance to relax before hopping on my flight to Greenland, got me out of the airport and into a bathing suit during a snowstorm.
King David took refuge there, Herod the Great made it the first spa in the world, and Sodom and Gomorrah were said to have been located on its shores. Almost everyone passing through Jordan and Israel goes to “take the waters,” and I’ve always envied the pictures of people floating along, looking like they haven’t a care in the world. According to locals, the Dead Sea — so named because with 34.2 percent salinity, nothing can live in it — is like the Gold Bond ointment of lakes.
New York is practically founded on clubs, enticing little havens that offer promises of exclusivity and access. But what about a club for your skin? One where you could pop in anytime to fix certain ailments, say a gigantic pimple before a black-tie gala, or a troubling skin spot that appeared out of nowhere? These days, certain top-notch skincare facilities are offering membership programs geared towards on-going maintenance. They believe that a facial once every few months is not enough and that proper skincare should involve regular monthly or even weekly visits.
(Photo: The Standard Spa) By Jamie McKillop for Well+Good If you’re hating your down coat, have an almost definite vitamin D deficiency , and are counting the days until summer, The Standard Spa, Miami Beach has a winter rejuvenation plan that might help you channel healthier, happier days. RELATED: How to beat the winter blues The cool spa hotel just launched a new “Press Rewind” package that includes a juice cleanse with six fresh, daily blends from the in-house Juice Cafe, plus a ginger shot and a smoothie, and unlimited yoga classes with star instructors like Christy Nones McKenzie and Sharon Aluma (the creator ofOrganic Vinyasa ). Not to mention access to the spa’s giant indoor hammam (yes!), outdoor hydrotherapy playground, and Miami sunshine. Rates start at $409 per night (including a guest room), but can you really put a price tag on poolside juice-induced warmth?
Photo: instagram.com/themuliabali There’s a reason people go to Bali to reset, and it’s not just because Elizabeth Gilbert did it in her infamous Eat, Pray, Love round-the-world journey. With its rich history of healing treatments and natural beauty remedies, Bali is home to some of the best spas in the world. Cue: The spa at the Mulia Resort & Villas in Nusa Dua. Related: Get Pampered the Brazilian Way On a recent visit, I tested out the Balinese massage and the hair oil treatment, two of the spa’s most traditional offerings. The Treatment: Balinese Massage The Destination: The uber luxurious, 20-room Mulia Spa has it all, from Bali’s only ice fountain room (the 30-degree ice room uses Chromatherapy Chakra colored lighting to stimulate circulation and detox), to hydrotonic hot and cold water pools, to outdoor meditation yoga classes.
According to the InterContinental Hotels Group, which conducted a study of 21st-century travelers, wellness is now key to the travel experience, especially as it relates to the need for more personalization when we’re on the road.
Fortunately, there are a number of getaways aimed specifically at jump-starting your health, whether you’re looking for a weight-loss camp or a meditation retreat. On a barrier off the coast of South Carolina is Hilton Head Island, home to one of the country’s leading health spas. Hilton Head Health Spa (H3) is known for its weight-loss programs in a secluded environment.