We are all in need of a little TLC at one time or another. When you notice your skin and nails looking dull and work seem tougher than usual, maybe it’s time for a getaway. Well, instead of going away to some far flung location, what about pampering yourself at a day spa? It can be costly; however the revitalising results can return you to your life with a new bounce in your step. Going to a day spa is definitely a more cost effective escape from life than a holiday spa retreat is. In this article, we look at the many health benefits of a spending a morning or afternoon at a local day spa.
Reduce stress with a spa visit
Stress is terrible for the body. It lowers our immune system and can often be the reason that many of us get ill. A relaxing visit to a health spa can leave you feeling rejuvenated, relaxed, and de-stressed in addition to helping reduce stress and strengthen the body in the fight against disease and even the aging process.
A deep-tissue massage or aromatherapy facial is great for overall health and well-being. It can also enhance your natural beauty giving you a gorgeous healthy glow.
Getting a massage from an experienced therapist is believed to be good for your overall mental and physical well-being. It is believed to give pain relief, as well as reducing anxiety and depression.
If you do a lot of sports or physical work, massages can help ease sore and tired muscles.
What to expect at a day spa
There are a wide range of treatment packages available from day spas. Treatments typically include massage therapy, such as deep-tissue, Swedish massage, or hot stone massage which are all excellent for increasing circulation and ridding the body of toxins.
Aromatherapy oils are often used in skin and body care treatments at day spas. As well as smelling great, these natural oils can effectively ease tension and stress when either absorbed through the skin or inhaled. Oils used in day spas include extractions of plant essences, such as distilled lavender, rose, or orange blossom.
There are many great treatments you can have done at a day spa such as a hot stone massage, a seaweed body wrap and even a hair conditioning treatment.