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Hammams 101

The ancient ritual of hammam, also known as the Turkish hamam or Turkish bath, has become a popular trend in the spa world in the last couple of years, but how much do you really know about this purifying and cleansing treatment? This insider’s guide to all-things-hammam, from the experts at SpaFinder and NewBeauty, shares everything from the tradition’s history to the four-step process to the look of this exquisite spa experience, which offers true results.



The New Fitness: Exergaming

In exergaming the body, rather than just a handheld device, propels the game forward. One of the first popular videogames to combine body movement and video gaming was Dance Dance Revolution, a fixture of Japanese and American arcades in the early 2000s.