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Tuesday, 01 June 2010 13:52

Great Vino Treatments

Vino treatments or vinotherapy describes a process where the residues from making wine, such as grape seeds, grape seed extracts, husks, grape seed oil, and vine extracts are rubbed onto the skin. Grapes used for making wine contain natural antioxidants called polyphenols that exfoliate, detoxify, cool inflammation, and soften and repair damaged skin. As a result, vino treatments are a great source of regeneration, circulation and stimulation, and nourishment for the skin. We have included several different vino treatments from spas to provide you with an idea of treatment menus that can help you provide your clients with natural, healthy resolutions to their skin care challenges and/or concerns.

D’vine Red Wine & Champagne Facial
$125 for 75 minutes, add Oxygen Infusion for $35
Facial starts with cleansing, next apply the zinfandel scrub mask which is used with steam to open pores and prepare the skin for deep pore cleansing and extractions. When skin is ready, about 6 to 8 minutes, mask is removed with warm towels – continue with extractions. Then spray a hydrating mist followed by a facial massage with oil ending with a cold stone massage for toning and closing pores. Depending on the skin type, continue with the appropriate mask. During mask, provide a neck and shoulder massage for complete relaxation with wine and champagne oil. End facial by removing mask and apply eye serum and lip treatment. The client then has the choice of adding an oxygen infusion to seal the pores and prolong the effects of the facial.
Vida Day Spa & Wellness Center
South Miami, FL

Essence of Wine Classic Facial
$95 for 50 minutes
The lure of this facial is its ability to cleanse the skin to its deepest layers with pampering, high touch techniques, leaving skin hydrated and enlivened. Incorporates luscious wine extracts that are ideal for all skin types.
Burgundy Moon Spa & Winehouse
Cornelius, NC

The Wine Trail Wrap
$105 for 50 minutes
A tantalizing body wrap treatment using the powerful antioxidant and exfoliating properties of the grape. This is the perfect treatment for sun-damaged, dry, and aging skin. It removes dead skin cells, deeply hydrates, and fades age spots due to overexposure to the sun. A heavenly combo of warm wine mask and champagne oil are brushed over your entire body. Then you are wrapped to promote absorption of the grapes vital nutrients and vitamins. This treatment leaves your skin glowing and feeling like silk.
August Moon Spa
Ithaca, NY

The Grape Peel Wrap
$100 for 60 minutes
Our wine wrap is a tantalizing body wrap treatment using the powerful antioxidant and exfoliating properties of grapes. This wine wrap is a perfect treatment for all types of skin. It removes dead skin cells, deeply hydrates, and rejuvenates the skin. It also helps to fade brown spots due to over exposure to the sun. Treatment will be finished with an application of Champagne & Rose Cream for ultimate hydration. A heavenly combination of warm wine mask and champagne oil is gently brushed onto the entire body, then wrapped in warm blankets to promote absorption of the grapes' vital nutrients and vitamins. Skin will be left with a natural glow and feeling like silk.
Faina European Day Spa
New York, NY

Tuscan Wine Body Scrub
$155 for 55 minutes
The only thing more blissful than drinking wine may be to be enveloped in it. True wine connoisseurs will rejoice as our Tuscan Wine Body Scrub gently polishes skin to a rosy glow. Exquisite mediterranean olive oil, crushed grape seeds, blackberry fibers and luscious red wine mingle in this decadently aromatic spa body scrub. Skin now detoxified will be radiant and deliciously smooth. This relaxing service includes a 30 minutes relaxation massage which is sure to leave the mind and body ready for the finer things in life.
LeVonne de Spa
Waterford, MI

$155 for 85 minutes
Indulge skin in the healing properties of grapes… to be enjoyed without moderation. Every part of the grape is utilized in this regenerating and anti-aging treatment. It begins with a grape seed exfoliation, rich in polyphenols, which help fight free radicals, followed by a body mask with grape skin powder, grape gel, and kaolin clay. The mask, containing high amounts of antioxidants, rejuvenates and refreshes while repairing and protecting the skin. Then finish with a moisturizing vinotherapy body lotion and grapeseed oil keeping the skin elastic and supple. This treatment is made with grapes from a local vineyard that are processed onsite and mixed to create a special vinotherapy recipe.
The Spa at Poplar Springs
Casanova, VA

White Tea Spa Signature Facial
$110 for 60 minutes
This luxurious treatment begins with a stone crop and facial lemon cleanse, followed by a pear and poppy seed exfoliant to remove dead surface cells. Then a quince and ice wine mask firms and restores your youthful radiance. A naseberry eye and citrus lip treatment completes the White Tea Spa Signature Facial experience.
White Tea Spa
New York, NY

Wine and Honey Wrap
$110 for 50 minutes
Intoxicate the senses with this intensely hydrating signature body wrap. Using local organic honey and Sonoma County wine paired with a deep hydrating cream, this wrap refines and moisturizes the skin, improving circulation and purifying the pores. Relax in a cocoon of warm blankets with a face, neck, and foot massage.
The Spa Hotel Healdsburg
Healdsburg, CA

Wine Scrub
$100 for 60 minutes
Antioxidant rich crushed grapeseeds simmered in nourishing honey, wine, vitamins C and E, grapeseed oil, and other therapeutic ingredients makes this an incredibly healing, anti-aging body scrub! Wine and red grapes are naturally rich with proanthocyanidins, which are very potent antioxidants that diminish the sun's damaging effects and lessens other free radical, environmental damage. Grape's potent wound healing properties are blended with black currant oil which promotes healthy, youthful, glowing skin because its rich content of gamma linolenic acid (GLA). GLA is an emollient, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and a cell regulator.
Mezz Spa
Alpharetta, GA


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