12 Spa Treatments That Will Make You Feel Your Best on Your Wedding Day
Warning: Wildflower scrubs, freeze-dried seaweed gels, and body cocoons ahead.
With your wedding day just around the corner, what better way to prepare yourself than by visiting the spa? You're nervous, your stress levels are at an ultimate high, and if you have to deal with one more problem you're going to have a complete meltdown. That is, until you visit your favorite spa for some serious R&R. To help you find your zen, we rounded up the treatments you need to know about—and book!—right now.
From an energizing massage in Charleston, South Carolina, to a high-tech facial in Portland, Oregon, these treatments are not only relaxing, they're all downright cool. No matter where in the country you are, there's an incredible spa experience that isn't too far from home. To help you find the right one, we found 11 treatments that are sure to unleash your inner calm. Go ahead, you deserve to be pampered.
Diamond Rose Ritual
Location: âme Spa & Wellness Collective at Turnberry Isle; Miami, Florida
Cost: $299, 100 minutes
In need of a little sparkle? The Diamond Rose Ritual is your solution. The treatment, based off the Damask rose, begins with a rose oil bath and a much-needed glass of champagne. Then comes the sparkling skin: An exfoliating massage using their Diamond Experience Rose Scrub will leave you feeling silky smooth for days. With the addition of a rose mist, you'll leave the treatment feeling like a new person.
Orchidée Impériale Ultimate Face & Body
Location: Guerlain Spa; New York, New York
Cost: $555, 2 hours 30 minutes
This anti-aging dual treatment begins by stimulating each and every muscle to enhance the cellular renewal process. The result? Your body regains tone and your face reclaims that ultra-youthful glow.
Blue Eucalyptus Energizing Massage
Cost: $120, 50 minutes
You'll feel entirely rejuvenated after this holistic treatment. The massage focuses on adrenal fatigue, starting with a steaming blue eucalyptus inhalation to boost immunity, then a deep tissue massage with ginger root oil to get rid of tension, stress, and rebalance the adrenal system. Talk about full-body relaxation.
The Ultimate Oxygen Facial
Location: Lake Austin Spa Resort; Austin, Texas
Cost: $190, 50 minutes
Your skin gets the chance to breathe in and out during this oxygen facial. The results are instant thanks to a treatment that combines Rejuvenate Infusion and Atoxelene Infusion to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, all while firming and tightening the skin. In addition to your skin looking 10 years younger, your eye area also gets a nice boost, as well as your lips. They're sure to be looking plumped and hydrated when you say "I do."
Location: Spa Anjali; Avon, Colorado
Cost: $185, 75 minutes
Forget about your wedding flowers for a minute—instead, get a relaxing scrub with them. During the Wildflower Polish treatment, your body will be exfoliated with an herbal scrub made with wildflowers that will make your skin look brand new. And, with the addition of essential oils, your stress will quickly disappear. Your treatment will finish with a full body massage with a nutrient-rich body butter, leaving your skin softer than ever.
Citrus Revitalizing Body Treatment
Location: Willow Spa; Santa Monica, California
Cost: $141, 60 minutes
Packed with vitamins, citrus does wonders in terms of perking up your body. So it should be no surprise that it's also great for perking up your skin. The Citrus Revitalizing Body Treatment uses a citrus oil blend that's massaged into your skin, combining mango, mandarin, pineapple, quince, and white peach for the ultimate uplifting mix. It nourishes your skin with antioxidants and vitamins, all while getting rid of dead skin cells. After a papaya massage and mango and mandarin lotion, the texture of your skin will have gone from tired-and-overworked to wedding day-ready.
Blooming Moon Signature Facial
Location: Blooming Moon Spa; Portland, Oregon
Cost: $230, 90 minutes
Great for all skin types, the Blooming Moon Spa's signature high-tech facial combines microdermabrasion, micro-current, LED lights, and ultrasound waves for a treatment that instantly changes the skin's appearance. You'll notice everything from decreased acne scars and fine lines and wrinkles to firmer skin after just one visit. Plus, it's great for anyone who has rosacea or acne, as it helps heal and encourages cell renewal.
Clearing Himalayan Salt Stone Mineral Massage
Location: Loma de Vida at La Cantera Resort & Spa; San Antonio, Texas
Cost: $160, 60 minutes
Get ready to be healed from the inside out with this mineral massage. Using warm salt crystal stones from an ancient primal sea beneath the Himalayan Mountains, the body's electromagnetic field, central nervous system, and meridians are grounded and balanced. In the end, all your stress and tension will be massaged away, helping you reset and use your energy for what's important.
Fire and Ice Facial
Location: Haven Spa; New York, New York
Cost: $205, 60 minutes
A "fire and ice" facial might sound scary, but fear not: This 60-minute treatment uses medical-grade therapeutic masks and anti-inflammatory botanicals to make your complexion look good as new again, helping clear skin, minimize pores, and reduce the appearance of fine lines. So if you're looking for something that gets down deep, this is the solution.
Seaweed Body Wrap
Location: Chaun Spa; Chicago, Illinois
Cost: $275, 80 minutes
You've probably tried spirulina algae in a smoothie or latte, but how about at a spa? This natural treatment uses a deep cleaning mineral scrub to exfoliate and promote circulation in the body. Next up, you'll be wrapped in the famous blue-green algae for the ultimate nutrient boost of vitamins, minerals, and protein. After washing away the wrap in a shower, you'll be treated with a multi-vitamin firming crème combined with Ginger Bath & Body Oil that will leave you looking and feeling more firm and toned.
Sweet Mountain Metamorphosis
Location: Old Edwards Inn and Spa; Highlands, North Carolina
Cost: $275, 110 minutes
Starting with a symbolic foot wash using local mountain herbs, your metamorphosis then continues with dry brushing. The treatment not only removes dead skin cells, but also activates your lymph nodes, helping you fall into a deep relaxation. Next up, Cranial Sacral Therapy, which releases stress and pain through gentle bodywork that focuses on the bones of the head, spinal column, and sacrum. To complete the treatment, you'll finish off in a cocoon—because what metamorphosis is complete without a cocoon?
Location: Moonflower Spa; New York, New York
Cost: $175, 90 minutes
This unique facial uses concentrated levels of vitamin C serum with an ultrasound machine and freeze-dried seaweed gel, reducing any sun spots and improving skin elasticity. And thanks to a vitamin C mask at the end of the facial, you'll walk out with extra bright and glowy skin.