When the summer heat threatens to harsh my Zen, I know it’s time for a trip to the spa. Scottsdale’s resort and day spas offer refreshing summer spa packages that pamper sun-kissed skin and soothe the mind, body and soul. Here are a few highlights that will leave you feeling, cool, comfy and oh-so-relaxed in no time at all!
Citrus is the star this summer at The Spa at Camelback Inn! The Desert Citrus Body Scrub begins with a frothy, sugar-whipped polish to reveal velvet-soft skin. The nourishing botanical suds blended with jojoba oil, olive seed powder and refreshing natural aromas will sweep you away to your happy place. The Desert Citrus Massage nourishes skin and restores its luster using clementine citrus massage oil – a refreshing “dreamsicle” of ripe clementine oranges with just a hint of cream. For a trifecta of summer pampering, add the Desert Calming Facial, which incorporates the Spa’s Infinite Chill beauty globes to de-puff skin and leave your complexion looking toned and sculpted.
Grab your gal pals and get your QUENCH on at AWAY Spa at the W Scottsdale. This full body treatment offers a sensorial cocooning experience that helps restore and rehydrate – perfect for skin that’s been exposed to the elements. A renewing Body Strategist Peel Scrub, which uses orange peel particles for deep exfoliation and silkiness, is followed by the Body Strategist Nutritional Mask and a cocooning with a thermal blanket. The treatment finishes with Body Strategist Oil made with organic tanu oil and sweet almond and green walnut extract, known for their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Pair it with a CITRON FACIAL, a hydrating, plumping treatment that will give your complexion that sunny Scottsdale glow.
Sun-drenched skin gets special pampering with the Essential Escape Wrap at the Boulders Resort & Spa Scottsdale. This top spa treatment begins with an exfoliating dry brush and application of custom-blended herbal oils, followed by a wrap and a soothing scalp massage. After a Vichy Shower, an application of healing and restoring cream imparts the ultimate in hydration. And if your mind is in search of peace, the Spa’s Sound Meditation combines music and gentle sounds to clear the mind and deepen mediation to ease anxiety and promote a new sense of well-being.
The Perfect Glow Facial and Illuminating Manicure are your dynamic duo for glowing summer skin. The Perfect Glow Facial utilizes an enzyme exfoliant followed by a comfort cream mask combined with Joya’s perfect glow ampoule. The result? A radiant and even complexion. The Illuminating Manicure (also available as a pedicure), removes dry skin, lightens spots, conditions cuticle and softens dry, cracked skin using products with natural active glycolic properties, including the rich and illuminating body peel cream for instantly softer skin. After your treatment, soak up the Camelback Mountain views with a dip in the Spa's rooftop pool.
Ideal for men or women, the Kombucha Facial at The Spa at ADERO combines Kombucha, white tea, ginger and jasmine to sooth and comfort the skin, while pre-, pro- and postbiotics visibly illuminate and restore the complexion. For deep relaxation, The Spa’s Blue Sage & Arnica Deep Tissue Massage combines pain-relieving arnica, relaxing lavender and healing sage with varying degrees of pressure to target areas of discomfort and tension. A concentrated arnica salve is used to enhance muscle relief and soothe overworked, fatigued areas of the body.
Slip into the soothing waters of a private outdoor pool and be swept away with CIVANA’s Watsu experience. As you relax, your therapist gently sweeps your body through a dance-like series of floating movements. Gentle stretches and twists elevate the water’s naturally restorative powers, helping to ease physical and emotional tension. Complement this relaxing treatment with your choice of summer delights including the Sonoran Sea Facial and Wild Lime Revitalizing Scalp and Hair Treatment.
Immerse yourself in the aromatic scents of the season with La Vidorra’s Summer Skin Special. The Body Glow treatment enhances your skin’s natural beauty using a body polish made with fragrant essential oils to nourish, detoxify and exfoliate dry skin. An application of luxurious hydrating cream locks in moisture and leaves skin glowing.