Beauty Rituals Around The World

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In our culturally diverse society, we can draw from ancient beauty traditions around the world to create beauty and harmony within ourselves.

Each region of the world lends its unique ingredients to looking and feeling beautiful, taking us on an exciting journey through the world of beauty. 

USA

Beauty Insights

Whether racing down the slopes in Colorado or lounging under a beach umbrella in the Florida Keys, beautiful skin deserves sunscreen.

The Spa Products to try:

SkinCeuticals Sport UV Defense SPF 45

HAWAII

Beauty Insights

Traditional healers practiced herbal medicine, massage, and spiritual healing to encourage “lokahi” (harmony).

The Spa Services to Try:

Hot Stone Massage incorporates basalt stones of various shapes, sizes, and weights which are heated and used to relax the muscles and increase blood flow.

CARIBBEAN

Beauty Insights

Tropical sun and humidity can wreak havoc on the hair. For a deep conditioning mask, blend avocado with jojoba oil and apply to your tresses. Cover with a warm towel. 

SOUTH AMERICA

South Americans proudly embrace their bold, skin bearing culture with beautifully tanned, hair-free bodies carefully maintained to bikini-clad perfection.

The Spa products to try:

Experience the ultimate bronze glow from head to toe with an expert airbrush spray-tan. Within minutes, you’ll emerge with a perfect streakless tan that lasts up to a week.

Treatments to try:

Obtain a smooth, cellulite-free body with CoolSculpting, a non-invasive, non-surgical treatment to help treat stubborn areas of unwanted fat. Come in for a complimentary consultation with the Medical Spa at PRO Medical to learn more about CoolSculpting.

EUROPE

The term “spa” comes from the Latin words “espa” (fountain) and “sparsa” (to bubble up) and is also an acronym for “sanus per aquam” (healthy through water). Thalassotherapy centers are frequently found in the seaside towns of France, where seawater is believed to contain trace elements and minerals essential for healthy and well-being. Essential oils used in aromatherapy massage further benefit both body and spirit. 

The Spa Services to try:

Indulge your senses and brighten your skin with pure ingredients from   Naturopathica®. Bamboo Lemongrass Body Scrub contains pure essential oils of lemongrass, rose geranium, jasmine, and ylang ylang, as well as micronized walnut shells and bamboo power, for deep exfoliation and smooth polished skin.

Beauty Tip:

For a hydrating pick-me-up, fill a spray bottle with distilled water. Add a few drops of essential oil such as rose, lavender, or chamomile. Use this to spritz your face throughout the day.

JAPAN

Beauty Insights

Since ancient times, Japanese have turned to a warm, comforting soak (“ofuro”) to relax. Immersing in hot water releases tension, soothes muscular pain, and stimulates circulation.

The Spa Services to try:

Shiatsu massage facilitates energy flow and circulation, correcting imbalances while promoting health and well-being.

INDIA

Beauty Insights

A common Ayurvedic treatment is to massage with sesame oil before bathing. It not only keeps the skin soft and supple, but is also said to maintain the flexibility of the joints.

Thick, lustrous hair is prized in India where coconut oil is warmed and massaged into the hair and scalp.

The Spa Treatments to Try:

More than a simple head massage, Head Spa is a revolutionary multisensory experience to improve the health of your hair and scalp. 

   

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