Fall is such a wonderful season full of warm sweaters, walking on crunchy golden leaves, and drinking pumpkin spice lattes. For all its beauty, however, autumn can be harsh on the skin due to the change in weather. So once the temperature drops and the leaves start piling up on the ground, head over to our Leesburg spa for a hydrating, relaxing facial made especially for fall— our very own Spiced Cider Enzyme Facial! Read more
Enjoy the wonderful benefits of this ancient healing art
Thai Yoga massage is an ancient healing art that has been around for more than 2, 500 years. Today, everyone can enjoy the benefits of this therapeutic treatment from a Leesburg spa. This body science based on Ayurvedic medicine was developed by Doctor Jivaka Kunar Bachha, the famous physician of Gautama Buddha and Indian King Bimbisara. Thai massage is both a therapeutic and preventive healing art, combining yoga-like stretches with acupressure. Read more
Skin care shouldn’t be limited to your face and neck—your back surely deserves some pampering, too! With summer only a few short months away, you’re likely getting ready to show off some more skin at the beach. Our backs, in particular, can be an area of skin distress like acne, dryness and irritation. We need to give our back the same attention we give our face and neck, especially with Spring upon us and Summer right around the corner.
Sweat and contact with different fabrics cause acne breakouts, rashes and irritation. In fact, over 50% of the population have most breakouts on their back and chest.
Your back should get a good tune-up as well because the skin there can be just as sensitive and prone to dryness and irritation. A back facial at your favorite Leesburg spa is exactly what you need this coming bathing suit season. The treatment is designed to help get rid of these common skin concerns.
Our 55 min back facial includes a deep cleansing with steam, exfoliation, extractions, a hydrating, detoxifying mask, a back massage, hot towels and a moisturizer with sunscreen.
Awakenings Spa Boutique is proud to sponsor Mrs. Leiah Rocheleau, as Mrs Dupont Circle, in the Mrs. DC 2018 Pageant coming up on April 14, 2018.
Awakenings provides massage and skin care, including back facials, for Mrs. Rocheleau. She understands the importance for self-care to enhance beauty inside and out.
Dry Skin Dilemma
The back is one of the most hard-to-reach places during your daily routine. Unfortunately, that also makes it one of the most neglected areas of your body in terms of care. Just how often do you really cleanse, exfoliate and moisturize your skin there? Chances are you’re not doing it enough, especially if you already notice dryness of your facial skin. Dead skin cells need to be cleared to reveal healthier, glowing skin underneath using a treatment specifically formulated to address dry skin.
According to the American Academy of Dermatology, 40-50 million Americans have acne at any one time. More often than not, it’s not on the face, but the chest and back regions. That’s because your back goes through a lot on a daily basis. Between sweat and irritable contact with different fibers and fabrics, the glands on your back can accumulate sebum. This build up then clogs hair follicles, leading to whiteheads, blackheads and eventually the dreaded bacne (or back acne) and cysts.
Redness and Rashes
If you’re hoping to even out your skin tone by sunbathing this summer, make sure your back isn’t already red from skin irritation. Much like bacne, redness and rashes are strong indicators that you are sorely in need of a back facial. One of the major causes of this is clothing made from uncomfortable fabrics rubbing up on your back or what’s known as itchy contact dermatitis. This is commonly experienced when working out and your sportswear starts to slide against your sweaty skin.
A back facial is an effective treatment that targets your back, elbows and the back of your upper arms, mimicking many traditional techniques used for the face. It includes deep steam cleansing, gentle exfoliation, extractions, detoxifying masks, massage and hot towels. Stop by a spa and wellness destination, such as Awakenings Spa Boutique for a well-deserved back facial before you make plans for a summer getaway.
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During pregnancy, a woman’s body is put under a lot of stress and pressure as it constantly goes through physical and hormonal changes. As the baby grows, your posture is altered, and this strains your pelvic muscles. This is what causes the lower back pain many pregnant women feel during the third trimester. Read more
A massage is generally considered a form of therapy. All massages, when done correctly, deliver various health benefits. A recent innovation in the therapeutic spa world, hot stone massage employs warmed, smooth-surfaced stones, typically sourced from river rocks and basalt formations. Why basalt? Because it contains high iron concentrations that better retain the heat throughout your massage session. Stirring your curiosity? Leesburg spa talks about all the health benefits such a massage can deliver while treating your mind and body to total relaxation.
A lot of people in Leesburg, VA love getting a massage. Many, however, do it only once in a blue moon. They think it’s something they have to fit in their schedule. The truth though is that your body probably needs more of the tender, loving care that a massage can give.
Over the years, many scientific studies have shown the overwhelming number of health benefits related to getting a massage. From stress relief to improved sleep, regular massages from a certified massage therapist can easily improve the quality of life of just about anyone—even those who are going through pregnancy. Read more
Everyone experiences stress at some point. While stress is something you cannot entirely avoid, it is important to do something about it before it completely controls your life. Find relief from everyday stress by visiting spas that offer professional massage therapy and enjoy the many benefits it offers for your health.
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15 N King St #Suite 203
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: (703) 728-6508