In this month's It issue, Diane Vadino writes about the current trend taking over the spa world: Locavore treatments, a.k.a. Farm-to-massage-table. Vadino cites the Andaz Wall Street in New York (currently offering a Fall Space Pumpkin Mud Body Wrap) as an example of the new beauty-food fad.
And sure enough, less than a week after initially reading the article, we've learned a handful of other spas also offering their own seasonal specials--No surprise considering our It list is wildly spot-on with trend predictions.
Check out our top picks below and let us know if your ready to start feeding your skin better than your stomach.
The Place: Corbu Spa at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge The Concept:
Only a year old, the spa works closely with the hotel's two well-renowned restaurants, Henrietta’s Table and Rialto. Believing in "aligning body treatments with nature's seasonal calendar," treatments offered are often influenced by the two head chefs and include locally harvested, seasonal ingredients. Current Ingredient:
Cranberry + Brown Sugar The Treatment:
Cranberry and Brown Sugar Body Scrub, designed to exfoliate and energize the skin during the winter months.
The Place: Remède Spa at The St. Regis AspenThe Concept:
Remede's latest creation is a "Farm-To-Massage-Table" tasting menu, which pairs spa treatments with gourmet edible bites.Local ingredient:
Salt harvested from the Great Salt Lake, and is infused with grape-seed oilThe Treatment:
Savory Salt Scrub exfoliates the skin and remove impurities. The Place: Nob Hill Spa at The Hunington Hotel in San Francisco
A low-key place to unwind and relax, promoting tranquility, wellness, and sustainability. Local Ingredient:
Lavender (grown locally)The Treatment:
Organic Lavender Sugar Scrub softens the skin and enhances relaxation.