Our food & wellness editor travels to Kohler, Wisconsin, to check out the new Complete Harmony treatment during the Kohler Food & Wine Festival. Read about her food and spa adventures from Jaques Torres and his delicate caramel cages to a relaxing whirlpool bath.
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 […]
Just as siblings can be so similar and yet so different, so are the sister Starwood properties of The Sheraton Hacienda Del Mar Golf and Spa Resort and The Westin Resort and Spa, Los Cabos, both situated in lovely Los Cabos, Mexico, where the Sea of Cortez meets the Pacific Ocean. Located at the tip […]
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 […]
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.
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.