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Spa Week Event: Pamper Yourself with #50dollartreatments

Hello fellow budget tracking readers, it’s springtime so you know what that means, it’s time for a little spring pampering. Did we say pampering? We meant affordable pampering, thanks to the biannual Spa Week event. That’s right, its time once again to enjoy in luxurious spa treatments at a budget-friendly price. Thanks to Spa week, hundreds of spa, wellness, and fitness facilities across the country are offering premium full-service treatments at the major discount of $50 each (these treatments are priced at $100-$500).

Spa Week April 11th-17th, 2016

Set your calendars for April 11th, ladies and gentlemen, because that is the beginning of the week-long Spa Week event where you can select your favorite spa treatments from the participating locations and book your appointments for what we’re sure is some much-needed pampering. Several spas are offering to die spa treatments. For those of you inundated with technology burdens, Haven Spa in New York City offers a unique Geek Massage (Reg. $100) that was created to relieve the stress from hours of computer usage, and clogged pores from having your phone connected to your face all day; Holistic Touch in Virginia is offering a Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture (Reg. $130) to improve your skin’s tightness, clarity and evenness of tone; the Holistic Touch in Illinois will indulge you in their Spa Oceana Stress Relief Treatment (Reg. $100) as stress-relief body treatment; KUR Skin Lab in New York City has an Office Relief Massage (Reg. $125) to help relieve your tight muscles and tense necks; and all Red Door Spas are offering a De-Stress Body Treatment with exfoliation (Reg. $255), an aromatherapeutic body wrap and a relaxing scalp massage to melt stress away and rebalance your spirit.

Spa Week April 11th-17th, 2016 countdown

The countdown to the Spa Week event has begun and the complete list of treatments and spa and wellness locations became available on www.spaweek.com on March 21st, so you can book your $50 treatment now (we advise you book your treatment in advance). You also have the opportunity to spread the gift of wellness by purchasing a Spa & Wellness Gift Card by Spa Week, which is accepted at over 8,000 spas and wellness locations across the US. The best part about the Spa & Wellness Gift Cards is that it can be used during Spa Week or any time of the year, without expiration.

Will the Spa Week $50 treatments encourage you to treat yourself to a bit of pampering? What spa treatments are you most looking forward to enjoying?

Spa Week Highlight: KUR SkinLab

Just in case you’ve forgotten to mark your calendars from our previous Countdown to Spa Week post, it is officially Spa Week. Naturally we took advantage of the $50 treatments and indulged in an amazingly decadent Fall Renewal Enzyme Peel Facial at the wonderful KUR SkinLab, an amazing skin care and wellness oasis in Midtown East, at 875 3rd Avenue, Suite M-101.

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KUR SkinLab works on the belief that everyone’s skin is unique, and that skin treatments should be customized to provide the necessary nutrients your skin needs to be at its best. Whether you suffer from acne, depigmentation, sensitive skin, losing elasticity due to aging, or all of the above, their customized skin treatments use skin issue-specific products. As stated above, I visited the boutique spa to indulge in their Fall Renewal Enzyme Peel Facial, which can be applied with either Papaya or Pumpkin. On our visit, we went with pumpkin…..it is pumpkin everything season after all. Our facial started off with a gentle cleansing and extraction

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Our exceptional skin care experience continued with the application of the Pumpkin enzyme peel, which we were told was excellent for our acne-prone skin. Please note that although we have very tough skin and hardly felt anything, this peel is made to go deep into the skin, so expect a heated, tingling or stronger sensation

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The next step in the process was a soothing and cooling mask that felt divine, but as you will see, left me looking like some sort of sci-fi creature. The way my skin felt after this mask was amazing

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As previously stated, KUR SkinLab uses products to fit your skin’s needs, as my issue is with acne and enlarged pores, I was introduced to their range of RCA Skincare products, like the below Acne Control Regimen, which were used on my skin during my facial. The range of skincare products are available for all skin types and you can create your own regimen according to your skin issues.

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We invite you to take advantage of this wonderful new spa and treat yourself and your skin to a healthier life. You still have time to take advantage of their Spa Week deal, so what are you waiting for? KUR SkinLab’s current $50 Spa Week treatments include:

  • 75 Minute KUR Customized Facial with Double Cleanse, Extractions and Ultrasound Therapy OR 60 Minute Deep Pore Detox Treatment with Extractions, Alpha-Beta Detox and High-Frequency Treatment
  • Fall Renewal Enzyme Peel (Papaya or Pumpkin) OR Custom Light Professional-Grade Mesopeel (Lactic, Glycolic, Salicylic, or Mandelic) Facial 60 Minutes
  • IDEAL Therapeutic Massage: Choice of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Office Relief or Sports Relief 60 Minutes