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Pretty in Peppermint

Web Editor | July 10, 2011 | 1:35 PM

Pretty in Peppermint


Where it’s at:

Pavia Day Spa; Saratoga, California
Description on menu: A slimming body treatment that gives new meaning to the word “wrap-ture.” Experience a detoxifying salt glow and then be wrapped in contouring bandages soaked in a peppermint-and-seaweed solution that helps contour and firm the body for maximum inch loss.
Who does it: massage therapist    
What she needs: products by Repêchage
How much it costs: $140-$175
How long it takes: 80 minutes


Where it’s at:

Golden Orchid Spa; Frederick, Maryland
Description on menu: Begin by soaking feet in peppermint water to release tension and heaviness. Follow with an exfoliating scrub to remove dead cells, leaving feet feeling soft and tingly. End with a revitalizing foot massage with a natural peppermint cream to hydrate and energize. Treatment is completed with nail shaping, cuticle grooming and choice of lacquer.
Who does it: nail technician    
What she needs: peppermint oil, peppermint scrub and peppermint masque
How much it costs: $56
How long it takes: 60 minutes


Where it’s at:

LaBelle Day Spa, San Francisco, California
Description on menu: Will restore even the driest skin, this powerful combo includes a peppermint anti-stress soak and scrub, warm paraffin rub followed by reflexology with lemon-sage peppermint oil and lotion, followed by peppermint mask and finished with a buff and polish.
Who does it: nail technician
What she needs: peppermint scrub, paraffin rub, lemon-sage lotion and peppermint oil
How much it costs: $80
How long it takes: 75 minutes

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