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Seaweed Treatments

Alison Alhamed | July 10, 2011 | 1:35 PM

Seaweed TreatmentsSeaweed treatments to detoxify and tighten skin.


Where it’s at:

Tropical Waters Day Spa & Salon, Hermosa Beach, California
Description on menu: Receive a rubdown with a citrus herbal cleansing scrub made from finely crushed apricot and walnut shell meal mixed with essential apricot and orange oils. After a hot-towel rubdown, desired areas of the body are targeted with a cellulite cream made from a combination of canola, jojoba and macadamia seed oils. An anti-aging seaweed mask covers the rest of the body, detoxifying and stimulating metabolism. A final moisturizing rub is followed with cellulite massage lotion.
Who does it: massage therapist
What she needs: cleansing scrub, cellulite cream, seaweed mask, moisturizer
How much it costs: $135
How long it takes: 55 minutes


Where it’s at:

New York Day Spa, New York City, New York
Description on menu: A diet-boosting, body-trimming seaweed wrap that detoxifies and minimizes fat and water weight, while toning and tightening the skin. Developed in the south of France, this therapeutic sea algae product boasts being the “first brand in the world to transpose the benefits of the sea into modern cosmetology.”
Who does it: esthetician
What she needs: seaweed, slimming oil
How much it costs: $98
How long it takes: 60 minutes


Where it’s at:

Sea Venture Spa, Pismo Beach, California
Description on menu: Beginning with a brief dry brushing, this organic seaweed wrap helps eliminate toxins and impurities, while relaxing your muscles and softening your skin.
Who does it: massage therapist
What she needs: seaweed, calcium magnesium, sangocean
How much it costs: $130
How long it takes: 80 minutes

[Tip of The Month]
“We do everything in our power to get the best seaweed we can get our hands on,” says Dorit Baxter, owner of the New York Day Spa. “We truly believe in the quality of our product, and we believe in the quality of the treatment—because of this, so do our clients.”

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