Spa treatments are a must, for men as well as women. It helps in replenishing your body with energy after a week of hard and gruelling work, anyone would kill to have a great spa treatment. But the problem these days is that not everyone has the time to spend behind a spa treatment. Also if you truly want a brilliant spa then you need a lot of money and not everyone can afford that either. This is where do it yourself spas come into the picture. Here we list down the best spa treatments in the US and how you can actually get these treatments by doing it yourself and saving big bucks.
1. Spa Treatment Name: Reveal Your Brilliance
Available At: The centre for well being at the Phoenician, Scottsdale, AZ
This spa is found in the middle of the Sonoran desert. This is like a calm heaven which offers a diverse mix of reinvigorating, detoxifying and healing treatments. The reveal your brilliant treatment is a skin treatment based on Vitamin C along with glycolic acid (pharmaceutical based) and also enzymes which helps in exfoliating your skin even if it is very sensitive. This treatment helps in accelerating the renewal of cells, making the skin firmer and brighter and hence revealing your true youth and natural beauty.
Price: $ 150 for 50 minutes
At Home Version: Start by cleansing your skin using Image Skincare Ageless Total Facial Cleanser ($24) followed by using the Image Skincare Ageless Total Resurfacing Masque( $27) then without removing this use Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Enzyme Masque ( $30), remove all the products from your skin and finally use Image Skincare Vital C Hydrating Anti-Aging Serum( $45) to moisturize it.
2. Spa Treatment Name: Key Lime Mojito
Available At: Hawkâs Kay Resort, Calm Water Spa, Duck Key, FL
This treatment for body exfoliation starts in the tropical room where the mojito sugar helps in renewing your skin, the rain of the Vichy shower along with the shampoo infused with key lime as well as the conditioning treatment soothes your senses. Finally the warm moisture wrap rehydrates your skin and makes it soft.
Price: $180 for 80 minutes
At Home Version: Use the Bon Vital Mojito Sugar Scrub ($69.95), once your skin is wet use the scrub rubbing in circular movement and rinse with cool water. Use the Key Lime Products Key Lime Shampoo ($9.99) for an added boost.
3. Spa Treatment Name: Hydrotherapy
Available At: Cal-a-vie, Vista, CA
This treatment includes a therapeutic bath which helps in reducing water retention and hence makes your skin firm and improved. There are underwater jets which helps in relieving the sore body and get rid of the tension. You can even customize this treatment by using anti oxidants or anti ageing products.
Price: $95 for 50 minutes
At Home Version: Recreating this is simple. All you have to do is use Yonka Phyto-Bain( $48) as a bath concentrate.
4. Spa Treatment Name – Shawangunk Grit Mineral Body Treatment
Available At: Mohonk Mountain House Spa, New Paltz, NY
This starts off with a hydro tub which helps in melting your tension, then the Shawangunk Grit helps in making the skin soft and silky, then a warm , rich body cream is poured all over the body followed by a power nap to finish off the massage.
Price: $170 for 80 minutes
At Home Version: To recreate this you need a grit mixture which you make using a fist full of Epsom salts, a bit of dried herb and body oil. Before you step into the tub filled with Rosemary Mint Bath Collection( $22) rub the grit on your body. Relaxing music is also a must.
5. Spa Treatment Name: Fire, Water and Light
Available At: The Spa at Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC
This treatment blends these three elements to make your time at the spa a luxurious one. You have the softening soak, Vichy waterfall massage, full body exfoliation, relaxing massage and others to indulge in with this treatment.
Price: $275 for 80 minutes
At Home Version: Start by using the Epicuren Old World Salt Scrub( $29) to exfoliate your body. Then add a bit of Grove Park Inn Spa All Natural Relaxing Lavender Shower Gel( $25) to warm bath water. Then after soaking in it for a while use a facial mask which is a blend of Epicuren Aloe Vera Calming Gel( $29) and Epicuren Volcanic Clay Purifying Mask( $14), after it dries off, rinse it off. This is followed by few sprays of the Epicuren Sandalwood Protein Mist( $22) on your face. Finally use the Epicuren Sandalwood After Bath Lotion, ($68) to seal up the moisture in your skin.