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Mom Needs a Spa Getaway

Jun 7, 2008
With a hectic family life, most of us will never be able to find the time for a full, pampering spa treatment. But that doesn't mean you can't indulge in a shorter treatment, say a facial and a massage. As Mother's Day approaches, think of how great it would be for mom to be able to enjoy some relaxation. Give her a gift certificate to the spa.

A facial leaves you with a feeling that is hard to duplicate. Afterwards you will feel completely clean and refreshed. When you also get a massage, it makes the whole world seem like a better place. You can close your eyes and listen to beautiful music in a softly lit room as you enjoy your escape.

A few things you should know if this is your first visit to the spa. It is recommended that you enjoy the hot tubs, steam rooms and saunas before your massage in order to start the relaxation process. If you are also getting a facial, it will also help to make your skin softer and speed the exfoliation process.

If at all possible, I would recommend that you treat yourself to both the massage and the facial, however not everyone is comfortable removing their clothes the first time. It doesn't really matter as the masseuse will provide sheets and towels to cover your body and after all, they are professionals who do this day in and day out. No need to be embarrassed. Be sure to drink lots of fluids before your day at the spa so as to not dehydrate during your treatments. Besides, it helps to cleanse your body of toxins.

The experience of a spa is relaxing, refreshing and rejuvenating. You can always discuss your concerns with the professional beforehand. This will not only ease your mind, but relax you before the massage. The idea is to enjoy the whole experience. And, if you can put your hesitations aside, you will really feel on top of the world after the massage.

What are you waiting for? Go to the spa!
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