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Fall Into Autumn Treatments

With fall under way, spas across the country are getting seasonal and savoring the powerful and antioxidant-rich ingredients of autumn treats like pumpkin, cranberry, pomegranate and more. With pumpkin offering over 100 beneficial ingredients including retinol (Vitamin A), ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), beta-carotene, and a natural form of salicylic acid,  nourish your skin with these []

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Warm Up This Winter at Spa Merge

While some may be trying to slough off extra pounds gained around the holidays, we’re likely all in need of sloughing off a layer of dry, dead skin that is unavoidable no matter how diligent our moisturizing regimen. Spa Merge’s “Winter Warm Up” treatment, consisting of a relaxing body scrub and wrap, complemented by a []


Treat Yourself to a Spa Day at Home!

Taking a day away from home or work to visit a spa is a great way to escape your stresses, but sometimes you need immediate relief…after hours. At-home spa treatments are great practices to unwind and give yourself (or a friend) some much needed pampering while saving time and money. An important element of all spa treatments is the ritual…in this case, soaking, relaxing, and making time just for you.


One Spa-goer’s Voyage into the World of Body Wraps

Before I could attempt to explain the different types of wraps typically offered at a spa, I thought it would be beneficial to have actually experienced a wrap treatment myself!

I made an appointment at the elegant Oasis Spa on Park Avenue in New York City for a 60-minute seaweed wrap. I had heard this remarkably nourishing treatment would be a perfect remedy for my seriously dry, winter skin.