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Ahhhh... pampering. The word alone brings with it a sense of relaxation. For most of us, pampering is, unfortunately, a vaguely familiar concept. For others, spa days are a regular ritual (lucky you!). As clients become more savvy and discretionary about what they spend their money on, spas are taking treatments to luxurious -- and sometimes delicious -- new heights.
1. Mint Body Masque
Dried, crushed peppermint leaves are combined with skin-type specific clay, jojoba oil, sweet almond oil and grape seed oil. Once the mask is applied, you are wrapped in towels and invited to relax in a steam bed. After a purifying facial mask and a warm shower, you are rejuvenated and relaxed. You can find this treatment at the Lincoln Ave Spa in Calistoga, California.