LEXINGTON, Ky., May 20 If the thought of baring yourpasty, dry, winter skin makes you feel more than a little apprehensive leadingspa professionals from the International SPA Association have you covered withsome of the best new products, treatments and services just in time forsummer! There's no doubt you'll be turning the cabana boy's head after arelaxing day at an ISPA member spa prepping for the hot months ahead.
"If you're planning a long vacation, weekend trip or several hours at yourneighbor's pool, ISPA members have come up with creative ways to take a spabreak this summer," said ISPA President Lynne McNees. "With more than 57million spa-goers in the United States alone, spas are great places to learnabout proper use of sunscreen, healthy ways to lose weight as well as quickfixes for hair, nails and skin, which are issues on our minds during thesummer months."
As ISPA represents 3,000 members in 75 countries, it is always summersomewhere and there are certainly many spas and product companies that focuson getting you ready for the heat.
A listing of ISPA members that have made the association aware of theirsummer offerings is available on www.experienceispa.com.
About the International SPA Association
ISPA is recognized worldwide as the leading professional organization andvoice of the global spa industry. Founded in 1991, ISPA advances the spaindustry by providing invaluable educational and networking opportunities,promoting the value of the spa experience and speaking as the authoritativevoice to foster professionalism and growth.
Debra Locker, International SPA Association
1.859.226.4374 and [email protected]
Beach beauties will have it made in the shade with the new spa collection of Physician Endorsed skin-savvy hats. The eco-friendly, soft, easy-to-pack hats are available in 15 styles and an array of colors. The best part about the hats is that they have guaranteed sun protection of SPF 30. -- SpaTerre at La Playa Beach and Golf Resort in Naples, Fla., is focusing on wellness and sleep. The "Wellness Pure & Simple" class involves nutritional guidance, personal training, yoga, Pilates, full- body skin care, massage therapy and natural nail and hair care. The "Summer Sunset Slumber" program is designed to encourage great sleep while teaching you how to carry those habits back into your daily life. -- Take a stroll this summer at The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia. The spa is offering Nordic walking classes that utilize poles to help burn up to 25 percent more calories. -- A bit of Spain in Colorado as The Bachelor Gulch Spa at The Ritz- Carlton offers a poolside spa tapas treatment menu. The 15-minute sessions include massages for the scalp, neck and shoulders, hands and feet, and the back as well as sunscreen application so you don't miss those hard-to-reach spots. -- ThermaFuse will keep sea or pool water from spoiling your fun by offering a Summer Hair Essentials kit. The kit includes condition spray-on, leave-in detangler, styling creme, frizz-eliminating spray, and a wide-tooth comb. -- Get swimsuit ready at Nob Hill Spa at the Huntington Hotel in San Francisco. Enjoy their "Sensation Skin and Scalp" treatment which includes a detoxifying dry brush exfoliation followed by an ayurvedic hot oil scalp massage. And don't forget your toes as the "City View Patio Pedicure" offers the opportunity to overlook downtown as you sip champagne and are treated to a pedicure. -- The Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa in Carefree, Ariz., has a new Aloe Pear Summer Scrub" inspired by the resort's organic garden. The 50-minute service features a frothy lemon mer