Finnish Saunas

The early Finnish sauna was an outdoor cabin or chalet and became popular in the 12th century.  A fire is stoked with wood and the smoke from the burning wood is let into the sauna. There was no chimney for the smoke to rise through, only a small hole in the roof.  Read full...

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Drift Nut Oils

In traditional Hawaiian culture, babies were anointed with the oil to protect them from elements of nature, such as salt and sun. Kukui nut oil has been used as a massage oil for members of royalty in the state. Wounds, scars, psoriasis, dry scalp, eczema and skin dehydration have can all be treated with this multi-purpose oil. Read full...

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Seaplants

Ingredients from the sea are making the rounds in spas with astonishing popularity and definite drama. In fact, these single-celled wonders have been key ingredients in beauty products and spa therapies for ages all over the world. Kelp, bladderwrack, carrageenan, Irish moss and other oceanic crops have been used in cellulite-reduction and detoxification therapies for centuries. Various algae-based products are also used in skin- and...

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Peace in the Himalayas

The 24,000 square foot spa offers an extensive menu of over 80 body and beauty treatments, integrating the traditional Indian systems of Ayurveda with the more contemporary Western spa approach. The spa experience strives to achieve the ultimate harmony between the physical and the mental realms of the individual.  Read whole...

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Jordanian Hammam

The wellness retreat at Evason Ma’In Hot Springs specializes in body treatments since the whole resort is built beneath a natural hot-spring waterfall near the Dead Sea, 860 feet below sea level. The spa takes advantage of its location by incorporating natural elements into all of their treatments, which include scrubs, wraps, massage and facials. Read full...

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