With these anti-aging body treatments, the focus is on rehydration and renewal, revealing more youthful-looking skin.
Location: The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
Time & Cost: 50 minutes, $130
This signature body treatment begins with an exfoliating Dead Sea salt scrub combined with a creamy moisturizer infused with essential oils. An organic oil containing juniper, lavender and grapefruit then is massaged over the body, followed by a warm paraffin body wrap.
Location: PSYC at The Parker Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA
Time & Cost: 120 minutes, $320
With an application of a revitalizing and firming concentrate serum, this anti-aging experience regenerates and restores. An application of a skin-toning gel comes next, and the client is dusted with a freeze-dried seawater powder that heats and liquifies the gel into a mask. A bath follows, and the treatment ends with a firming body serum and cream massage.
Location: Spa Avania at Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Gainey Ranch, Scottsdale, AZ
Time & Cost: 60 minutes, $130
“The De-age Body Wrap counteracts the multiple adverse effects caused by biological processes, tissue relaxation, free radicals and atmospheric pollutants,” explains Kyra Johnson, spa director. It also is said to neutralize the formation of stretch marks. The treatment begins with a Tranquility Aromatherapy Ritual, followed by a full-body application of a firming anti-aging body serum. Next, the client is wrapped in a thermal blanket while the therapist performs a stress-relieving head, neck and shoulders massage. An application of a special serum to problem areas and a touch drainage massage using a firming massage cream complete the service.
Location: Spa at La Costa, Carlsbad, CA
Time & Cost: 50 minutes, $145
“Smoother, younger skin is revealed” after this treatment, according to the spa menu. This popular service begins with a full-body exfoliation. After the scrub is applied, the client showers and returns to the table for a soothing and healing aloe and arnica flower body wrap. The treatment ends with a massage using a choice of moisturizer.
Location: Kohler Waters Spa at Destination Kohler, Kohler, WI
Time & Cost: 75 minutes, $195
Marine and seaside botanical extracts are the star ingredients in this refining body treatment that is customized to the client’s need for hydration and age-repair results. Beginning with a rich body butter scrub, a massage includes gentle stretching and pressure-point techniques on the face and feet.
Location: Remède Spa at St. Regis Hotel, San Francisco
Time & Cost: 90 minutes, $190
Working to restore tone and elasticity in the skin, this treatment begins with an exfoliation, and includes a remineralizing and hydrating parafango wrap.
Location: La Prairie at The Ritz-Carlton, New York
Time & Cost: 60 minutes, $170 or 90 minutes, $235
This treatment begins with a very gentle full-body exfoliation using La Prairie’s Essential Exfoliator, a mild apricot scrub, followed by an application of the Cellular Hydralift Firming Mask—an intensive firming, hydrating and nourishing mask. Finally, the client receives a circulatory massage using the brand-new Skin Caviar Luxe Body Emulsion, which seals in moisture and leaves skin luminous.
Location: The Peninsula Spa at The Peninsula Chicago
Time & Cost: 90 minutes, $275
The skin first is exfoliated using a special blend of roasted sunflower seed, lemon, thyme and clove essential oils. Next, a mudlike wrap of volcanic mineral powder is applied to the body. A cold-stone facial massage and hot-stone body massage also are included.