HoMedics: DYI Spa at Home

When you don’t feel like shelling out a couple hundred dollars for a spa visit, why not create your own spa environment at home? Spanning a history of nearly 25 years, HoMedics offers a wide variety of products for beauty and health. Shut out the world for a while and breathe deeply of this relaxing and hydrating herbal steam facial followed by a paraffin wax bath for your hands and elbows.

Six Senses Spa - Paris

Travelers to Paris seeking to relax amidst the city’s bustle would be wise to make an appointment at the Six Senses rue de Castiglione. The spa, designed by French architect Pierre David, creates an urban sanctuary in the center of the city, near Place Vendrome and Jardin des Tuileries. Entering Six Senses, one is immediately struck by the two-story garden, which serves as the focal point for the whole reception area, evoking a sense of natural beauty and calm.

Voda Spa - West Hollywood

I strolled in to VODA SPA, a sanctuary and mini escape from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood but right in the middle of the city. My initial Introduction was wonderful. Voda has a great team of chic attractive yet humble staff with pleasent energy . Very helpful staff. You are greeted at the door by very pleasant feel. Not over the top. Great communication with staff. Modern zen feel. Personal lockers and wonderful ambiance.

Spa @ Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

The experience at The Mandarin Oriental London is nothing short of unique and memorable. The holistic philosophy blossoms; It is obvious that they attempt to treat both the mind and the body. The way they attempt to succeed with such amazing results are the combination of the traditional Chinese natural medicine and aromatherapy, which really makes this spa unique. I entered a completely different universe when I stepped in at The Mandarin Oriental Hotels Spa.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park - London

Nestled on the North side of Camelback Mountain with breathtaking panaramic views of paradise valley and beyond rests the Sanctuary Spa. The setting is a fusion of modern architecture and Asian inspired zen elements. I knew I had found my way to this boutique hotel’s secluded spa when I spotted some very tall bamboo accentuating a shaded courtyard. I was warmly greeted and taken back to the fully equipped locker room.

Jeunesse Spa & Salon - NYC

Jeunesse Spa and Salon is an exclusively Elemis spa in the heart of Manhattan. Elemis is the leading luxury British spa and skincare brand favored by millions of spa-goers around the world. Jeunesse Spa and Salon is a splendid example of a wellness adventure that doesn’t have to be secluded. The spa manages to create a breathing space in the jumble of the city. Take the elevator down one level at 1885 Broadway and you will find yourself in a true luxury oasis of wellness in the heart of Manhattan.


The philosophy of Exhale mind body spa is simple: The breath connects the mind to the body and exhale is a path to transformation to achieve an overall wellbeing. This sanctuary founded in 2002 that has now several locations through the US (even Turks and Caicos) is truly a one of a kind place to reach relaxation, wellness and fitness through Yoga, proprietary core classes, spa therapies and transformative wellness programs.

FBE Holistic Spa – Los Angeles

As the only spa of its kind in not only Los Angeles but the rest of the world, Firm Body Evolution (FBE) is your solution for a lifetime of health and fitness plans that don’t work or at the least, don’t work as well as they could. At FBE, the philosophy is simple: Don’t exercise longer. Don’t exercise harder. Exercise smarter. The Holistic Health and Fitness Center combines cutting edge fitness technology with the absolute best holistic healing arts, so you get a truly complete workout with each visit.

La Prairie Spa - Beverly Hills

Nestled within the classic “Pink Palace” also known as the Beverly Hills Hotel, La Prairie spa caters to those who simultaneously want the benefits of results driven medical grade facials (without the needles and poisons) and the luxurious pampering that only a five star spa offers. Frequented by locals and out-of-towner’s alike, the spa uses only products by the top of the line La Prairie range including the ultra luxe and expensive “Caviar Whitening Cream” and serums.

Ciel Spa at the SLS Hotel

Ciel Spa at SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills is a Phillipe Starck designed labyrinth of forty foot white curtains, clean white walls and a luxuriously comfortable yet understated lounge room. As one of the most glamorous spa in Los Angeles, Ciel offers spa cuisine from master chef José Andrés’ Bazaar restaurant located on the 1st floor of the SLS, serene spa rooms and couples suites, an herbal steam room, custom massage beds equipped with iPod docks and music therapy.