Decide what you can afford. In reality, you’re going to have to spend a bit of money, but it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. If you can find the time in your day to treat yourself, you can find the time to spend a little bit of money; after all, it’s a present for yourself.
Restaurant Orient Palace and wellness centre Spa Nes has opened at Furama RiverFront. If you’re familiar with the mega spa clubs in China – the ones consisting of massive massage facilities, indoor pools, live entertainment, bars and a buffet – restaurant Orient Palace and wellness centre Spa Nes are the closest you can get to those in Singapore.
As if everything in the world didn't seem to be going wrong at the moment, now the holidays are here which is about as convenient as the Grinch showing up to Whoville armed with bags to loot the place on Christmas Eve.
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.
From major salons backed by big-name stylists to smaller, neighborhood-y gems, here are eight new spots in New York City and Los Angeles to check out next time you need a cut, color, or a little blowout therapy.
Maha Rose is Brooklyn’s hub for all things healing. If you’re skeptical and not someone who understands the concept of “blocked chakras,” or “moving your energy,” then Maha Rose is probably not for you. But if you come in open-minded and ready for their promise to be “committed to the journey of healing and Joy” then you’re golden. Brooklyn’s Maha Rose sets the precedent for positive energy from the minute you walk in. The Experience: I dove right in with an Energy Therapy with Reiki and Intuitive Card Reading with Rebecca Conran.
The reception area of Oasis Day Spa in Manhattan. (Photo: Courtesy of Oasis Day Spa) The Spa: Oasis Day Spa The Location: In a bustling corner of Park Avenue South, the Oasis Day Spa is just that, providing a welcome escape in the downstairs level of a stunning Art Deco office building. The Scoop: Spas in Manhattan run to two extremes. You have the posh destinations where a massage can cost anywhere from $200 to $500.
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.
Hotel group Hilton hopes its new global membership initiative will turn a visit to the spa into an affordable monthly treat rather than an annual indulgence. The idea is simple, join the club and get a monthly appointment at the Hilton spa closest to your home -- be it in a Hilton resort, the Waldorf Astoria or a Double Tree, there are over 400 Hilton properties around the world with the facilities. "We look forward to welcoming new members to Spa Club locations around the world," said Ryan Crabbe, senior director of global wellness, Hilton Worldwide.
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.
Give your skin some TLC with the Kiehl’s HydraFacial Treatment. Do you ever feel like your skin has reached a breaking point? The HydraFacial MD device comes equipped with multiple Vortex Vaccum tips, which sounds super space age, and it kind of is.
The Lowdown: When Naturopathica Healing Arts Center and Spa opened 20 years ago, the words “holistic” “all-natural” and “wellness” were new concepts in the spa realm. European day spas were the trend, and holistic healing still was considered a bit of a hippie philosophy. Founder Barbara Close opened the small spa that combined aromatherapy, herbal remedies, eastern healing with her own line of all natural potions.