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Lady Spa Spa, Frosted Seaglass, a nail color to call my own

If  I were to dream up my very own Julep Nail Lacquer color, what would it be?

I close my eyes and I envision Mediterranean blue seas washing up against the shore calming my every nerve. Mesh drapes blow in the salty air. I lay down on a comfy massage table in a private cabana while firm hands massage my every limb. I dream in spa color in an exotic universe somewhere far away… Spa blue. I guess if I were to think about what that color looked like it could be described as a frosted sea glass with finely ground white diamonds in it that sparkle in the sunlight. So my dream nail color would definitely need to be called Lady Spa Spa – Frosted Sea Glass.

If you were to think of your own custom color, what would it be and what would you call it?

Check out some of Julep’s current colors available on their new color page.

View the photos below to see some of my inspirations…

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Spa at Hotel Hershey offer exclusive Chocolate Spa Club membership

chocolate_spa_ladyI wish I lived closer to Hershey, Pennsylvania because one of the spas on my spa bucket list is now offering an exclusive membership offering for 2014. The Spa At The Hotel Hershey‘s new membership to their Chocolate Spa Club  features special discounts, a one-night stay at The Hotel Hershey, a private member website, and more! Memberships are available on an annual basis for ages 18 years or older and the cost is $450. I know you are thinking what the heck do they give you for $450 big ones? But if really see all the benefits they offer, the membership pretty much pays for itself just between the one night stay and the $150 spa credit. If you live locally and can patronize the Spa frequently it’s definitely worth it to spa it up chocolate VIP style.

2014 Chocolate Spa Club Member Benefits Include: 

  • Complimentary $150 spa credit
  • 15% discount on spa services Monday – Thursday*
  • Complimentary open house events with priority reservations**
  • Dedicated member spa reservation line
  • 10% discount on spa retail
  • Exclusive member gift
  • 6 Invite-a-friend passes -(certificates for an accompanying friend to receive a 15% discount for a visit to The Spa)
  • Seasonal complimentary access to the Outdoor Pool for member and one friend, when each has 50-minute service. Spa service Monday – Thursday only.
  • 4 complimentary Oasis lunch certificates
  • Private Chocolate Spa Club member website
  • Complimentary one-night stay at The Hotel Hershey+
  • Use of special Chocolate Spa Club robes when at The Spa

The Spa At The Hotel Hershey, affectionately known as The Chocolate Spa by  guests, serves up a variety of chocolate infused treatments in honor of the rich chocolate history  in Hershey, The Sweetest Place on Earth. Rich chocolate aromas are specifically designed and used at The Chocolate Spa to put a twist on traditional spa treatments such as the Cocoa Facial Experience, the Whipped Cocoa Bath and the Cocoa Massage.

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Spa Overview: Ritz-Carlton Spa at Grande Lakes Orlando

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Next time you are in the Orlando area be sure to drop by for a visit to The Ritz-Carlton Spa at Grande Lakes for at least the day. You will feel like a million dollars afterwards and like you have no cares in the world. The Spa is located on the expansive acreage of Grande Lakes which has beautiful lush greenery surroundings along with lakes throughout the property as well. The self standing spa building is sandwiched between two resorts on the property, The Ritz-Carlton and the JW Marriott for use by resort guests in addition to local guests or tourists that want to stop in for a breather.

All three levels of the spa building have everything you could possibly need to make your day an amazing escape from reality.

Enter on the first floor to check in or shop in the Tranquility spa boutique. Or grab some spa fare at the Spa Vitale Cafe which serves up a full menu of healthy cuisine from bento boxes, fresh smoothies, wrap sandwiches or delicious salads. Across the way, a  6,000 square-foot  Spa Fitness Center complete with free weights, state-of-the-art fitness machines and a studio for workout classes such as Zumba. After a workout spa guests can head outside to the 4,000-square-foot outdoor heated pool and jacuzzi for their exclusive use. No kids or loud guests here. Simply choose a cozy lounger and enjoy poolside service of fresh smoothies, cocktails or refreshments while you soak in the florida sun.

On the second floor spa guests will enjoy private quarters for both men and women and a full service salon. Men will enjoy relaxing in their private locker room along with a big screen tv for their viewing pleasure. There are also separate male and female  indoor jacuzzi, changing rooms, relaxtion area with snacks and refreshments and sauna and steam room in those private areas.

On the third floor of the spa you will find 40 treatment rooms along with a co-ed relaxation conservatory where couples can meet up to enjoy quiet time together and a cup of tea before or after their appointment times. Or for a delightful treat book a scrub bar session to create a customized exfoliating gel using home grown herbs from the Ritz-Carlton’s very own roof top garden along with shower gel and salts or pumice.

Spa treatments at the Ritz-Carlton Spa at Grande Lakes are Florida inspired. Most treatments incorporate the finest Florida citrus fruits like grapefruit, lime, lemon or orange. Treatments like the signature East Indian Lime Scalp Massage and Body Treatment uses lime oils.  In addition to the citrus elements the spa reflects Orlando’s international orientation by offering specific therapies inspired by different nations and cultures like Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage or Thai Massage.

Spa Specials to consider: Florida Residents can enjoy 15% off spa services from Sunday-Friday. Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. they offer exclusive customer appreciation discount of 25% discount on any spa service (excluding salon services) and 10% discount on any retail item in the Spa Boutique. Black-out dates apply including holidays; please contact the spa to confirm availability of these offers.

To read more about the Ritz-Carlton Spa Orlando and learn about my personal experience, click here.

The Ritz-Carlton, Orlando, Grande Lakes, 4040 Central Florida Parkway Orlando, FL 32837, 407.206.2400

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Si Spa annual memberships offer amazing benefits to locals

If this year, your New Years resolutions sounded anything like mine,  they were about taking time to get in shape or get healthy. Lady Spa Spa just discovered something too irresistible not to share with her readers! A Si Spa and Fitness Annual Membership will most definitely help you make sure you stick to taking more time out of your busy schedule to get in shape, get healthy and my absolute favorite thing of all, GET PAMPERED!

Si Spa located in the Palm Beach Marriott Resort on Singer Island is offering an incredible membership package to singles or families. This now gives you and your family, the opportunity to take advantage of the first class amenities that the Palm Beach Marriott  Singer Island Resort offers its guests but instead you can enjoy these luxuries seven days a week. People from all over the world pay hundreds of dollars to just to spend a few days on Singer Island but you can enjoy it all the time with a Si Spa and fitness annual or bi-annual membership.

Your reasonably priced membership includes all of the following irresistible perks:

•Full access to the state-of-the-art fitness room

•Private steam room access

•Private outdoor jacuzzi access

•Private relaxation room access

• Lagoon Style pool access

 •Infiniti Pool access

•Complimentary private beach access to gorgeous Singer Island beach

•20% off spa services and products at the luxurious Si Spa

•Complimentary Valet Parking

•Five friends and family daily access passes to bring along guests

•Bonus with annual membership: 50 Min. massage from one of the Si Spa’s world class Massage Therapists.

How much are you spending monthly on the gym, workout classes or spa treatments per month? Instead, you could receive spa discounts along with fitness, beach and pool privileges that are incomparable to any country club, health club, gym or pool club out there for a just a couple bucks a day membership fee. Year long membership costs are just $83/month for individuals and just $75/month per person for families. Bi-Annual memberships are also available.

To learn more about this exciting membership call (561) 340-1755 to schedule a tour and see all that the  Si Spa membership has to offer.  This year say “YES” or “Si” to YOU TIME and FAMILY TIME all year long.

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Lady Spa Spa’s Favorite Things for 2010

As 2010 comes to an end and I ring in the new year, I would like to reminisce about all the amazing discoveries and experiences Lady Spa Spa was lucky enough to enjoy!  Cheers to an amazing 2010 and a spa-tacular 2011! 

1) Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne Unity Massage–  a unique experience for two where you and your partner can learn personally from a massage expert.  Me and my husband loved this treatment! A perfect bonding experience for two! Appropriate for honeymooners, as an amazing Valentine’s Day gift or for two lovers that can’t get enough of each other. I fell in love with it and you will too!

2) Eau Spa, Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach – Looking for a dreamy spa experience customized just for you? The Eau Spa is where it is at!  Between the Self Centered Garden, The Eau Zone Relaxation Room, the Bath Lounge, the whimsical decor, the mini chocolate cupcakes, the Scrub Bar and the Moonlight parties, need I say more? It is a fantasy land for spa lovers like me.

3) Si Spa at The Marriott Palm Beach Singer Island Resort – There is no place like here! Eat lunch poolside with a beach view, hang out at the lagoon style pool and then get pampered at Si Spa with high quality treatments using top notch products. This is a resort getaway retreat for the day for a reasonable cost that averages about $110 per hour long treatment. You just cannot beat it!

4)  Tipsy’s Spa and Salon – Looking for a chance to catch up with the girls but need to fit in some beauty time too? No need to choose.  Head to Tipsy’s Spa and Salon to enjoy cocktails and a spa service. Only this spa doubles a as a full bar and lounge with disco style music and large screen televisons that deck the walls. It is an experience you have to try at least once amongst friends.

5) The Lane Spa Signature Facial and Signature Massage – Both signature treatments at the Lane Spa make my list! I think honestly I can say in all these years I had my best facial and best massage there to date! The cozy spa nestled in the heart of Palm Beach Gardens offers up every beauty service imagineable and to perfection. If you need a top of the line facial or massage, without all the extras, head to the Lane Spa and get what you paid for. They have an amazing experienced staff and friendly environment. You will be in good hands at the Lane Spa.

6) The Spa at the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach – The service is impeccable at the Spa at the Four Seasons Resort. You will be treated like royalty when you visit this spa. The spa is like a marble palace. Everything is white marble from the floors to the walls. It is immaculate and the service there is five star all the way.

Lady Spa Spa looks forward to an amazing new year in 2011! And remember, you only live once and you deserve to be pampered!  Make sure your resolution in 2011 is to treat yourself to spa treatments next year. They are good for the mind, body and spirit!

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Spa Parties to Go brings the spa to you for any special event

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This holiday season why not plan something different for friends and family? Transform your home into a spa environment with Spa Parties to Go. Guests can enjoy spa treatments from manicures, pedicures, chair massages or table massages and even facials or body treatments all from the privacy of your home-turned-spa!

Spa Parties to Go can make this possible at the same cost as going to your local spa! You bring the guests and the snacks and leave the rest to Spa Parties to Go. The spa music, robes, and even the scented candles and necessary equipment to transform your home will be provided. Then a  team of experienced, licensed Estheticians, Nail Technicians and Massage Therapists will pamper and rejuvenate your guests. Your home will be a relaxing spa environment for friends and family to enjoy while spending quality time together. Spa Parties to Go is a creative get together for anything from bridal showers to baby showers to holiday events, bachelorette parties or even a bridal party girl get together!

Here is a sampling of some of the treatments guests can enjoy:

Chair Massage – The focuses on the upper tension areas. (15 min/$25)

Table Massage – Enjoy a luxurious Massage, Deep-Tissue or Swedish. (30 min/$45)

Honey Cream Manicure – Includes botanical hand soak, file or buff, hand massage & a polish to perfection. ($18 add $5. for French)

Sea Salt Pedicure – Includes a botanical foot soak, file or buffing of nails, foot exfoliation, foot massage & a polish to perfection.($40)

Spa Pedicure – Includes a botanical foot soak, filing of nails. Foot exfoliation, foot mask, heated booties, hot towels and a foot massage. (45 min/$55)

Mini – Facial – Includes a facial cleanser, steam, exfoliation, facial massage & a mask. (30 min/$50)

Customized spa packages are available as well. This year make your birthday party or holiday party an unforgettable event.  Book your Spa Party to Go by calling 954-849-8061.

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Massage 101 Featured in Our Wonderful World

Click this link to read the Massage 101 article I wrote called Massage 101.

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Our Wonderful World is a high-end digital, monthly magazine that provides you the know-how to “go green” with sustainable living ideas and cutting-edge information about earth-friendly products that can improve the environmental sustainability of every aspect of your life, all of which honor your body, your soul and the Earth. You’ll also find interesting, helpful information about improving your health, getting fit, refreshing your spirituality, achieving work-life balance and enhancing serenity. Then again, you’ll also get the very latest in energy conservation tips, natural skincare, herbal remedies, jewelry, organic recipes, upcoming “green” events… and a whole lot more.

To sign up for your free subscription to this monthly magazine click here. I write one article a month about Spa. http://www.ourwonderfulworldmedia.com/magazine/

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