Part of the whole steam room/thermal suite experience, a Caldarium takes its name from its Roman roots and uses a degree of humidity or steam, perhaps infused with some essential oils if you’re lucky!
An extremely nice range of beauty products and spa products from Paris, which keeps performance and experience at the dual heart of their objectives.
Something none of us want to admit to having but should really embrace, because it’s generally a sign that we’re living life one way or another and we are real people. It’s the dimpled skin on the hips, thighs and buttocks that some women get at one stage or another in their lives. Drink lots of water, embrace body brushing, have a few spa treatments and love the skin you’re in!
An Ayurvedic term for an energy centre, it’s said there are seven chakras located along the spine, each relating to your wellbeing. Therapists will often target particular chakras during spa treatments with a view to achieving whatever goals you want to achieve in the session.
A form of massage focusing on the abdominal organs and taken from Chinese Medicine. Massage moves the vital energy of organs according to the Chinese Medicine framework of thinking dispersing the effects of stress, which can have a knock on effect and cause other health problems.
A resurfacing facial that takes 45 minutes and starts with a vacuum suction across the face to draw the blood to the surface and encourage cell rejuvenation. It’s followed by a peel, mask, light treatment, toner and moisturiser.
Something we all want in our spa treatments because it makes us feel happy and decadent… and to misquote Marilyn Monroe’s spectacular character in Gentleman Prefer Blondes “we just LOVE finding new ways to use chocolate.”
A very cold pool that you jump into extremely quickly after you’ve been in the sauna and steam room. Another part of the thermal suite experience designed to stimulate circulation… certainly wakes you up, we can tell you that much for free.
A structural protein that we generally become aware of when it appears to be lacking in our skin. Best known for keeping things plump and picture perfect, and subsequently used in lots of spa products to keep us looking youthful.
Something you probably don’t want to try. An irrigation of the colon to flush out toxins… maybe just consume fewer toxins.
Also known as aura soma, it works similarly to aromatherapy, except that you use the colours you’re drawn to rather than the smells throughout your spa treatment to help restore, relax and energise.
When you have a treatment at the same time as your other half, in the same room, because it’s romantic to spend time relaxing together.
A treatment that’s so gentle it can be used on babies, it aims to correct imbalances in the structure. It focuses predominantly on the head and affects the rest of the body.
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