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There are literally hundreds of different spa treatments
that can treat everything from back pain to insomnia,
allergies to migraines.
From Tibetan Sound Massages to Lava Shell Massages,
while we love a back, neck and shoulder rub there’s so
much more on the menu. If you play a lot of sport or
sit at a desk a lot, you may be looking for a deep tissue
massage, in which case Thai or hot stone massages are
best, while for something lighter try an aromatherapy
Facials are typically associated with women, but they
are great for men as well, especially when it comes to
countering pollution and shaving. In short, here’s what
to look for…
If you’re looking to plump skin, target age spots and
smooth fine lines and wrinkles, you’re looking for an antiageing facial. For dry skin go for treatments designed to
nourish, hydrate, restore and revitalise. Avoid scrubs that
are too harsh or that are likely to dry skin out further.
After a long week surrounded by city pollution opt for
anything aimed at revitalising and rejuvenating skin.
Finally, if you have sensitive skin or are under the age of
25, look for clay or mud mask elements but avoid scrubs
and aggressive cleansing treatments, especially if acne
is a problem.
Body Treatments and Holistic Therapies
Here we get into a whole realm of possibilities. From
a rasul that’s perfect for couples or groups looking for
quality time together (cover one another in mud and sit
in a steam room for a while), to a body wrap for head to
If you visit a more specialised spa the chances are they
will offer a more extensive range of holistic therapies
such as reiki, Shiatsu, osteopathy, cranial osteopathy and
acupuncture, to name a few.
Manicures and Pedicures
Manicures and pedicures seem self explanatory, but
these come in quite the range of colours, literally. The
key thing to know is whether you’re going for a full
manicure or pedicure or a mini version. The latter is
essentially a file and polish, so if you’re looking for foot
massages make sure you upgrade and check what’s