With the spring season in full swing, it’s time to repair the damaging effects that Boston’s harsh winter has had on our skin. From body scrubs to detox therapies, these are the must-try spa treatments around the city that will get your skin glowing.
Take a break from the bustling city and step inside this rejuvenating oasis at the Mandarin Oriental. With treatments that offer a complete holistic experience, we suggest opting for their rejuvenate program, which aims to give you a fresh outlook and whole body glow. During this treatment, which lasts over three hours, guests will enjoy a revive body scrub, aromatherapy massage, and Linda Meredith Couture oxygen facial to ensure you leave feeling refreshed and revitalized. 776 Boylston St., 617-535-8820
Complete with light-filled spa therapy rooms, a calming zen lounge, relaxing sauna, and detoxifying coed hammam, we can’t think of a better place to go to get your skin ready for spring. For radiant skin, try their glow body scrub, which includes a dry brush exfoliation followed by a warm GRN Citrus Body Scrub over the entire body to slough off dead skin cells, stimulate circulation, and improve cellular function. As a final step, the skin is soothed and hydrated with warm GRN body lotion to bring out a healthy glow. Battery Wharf Hotel, 2 Battery Wharf, 617-603-3100
Located at the coveted W Hotel, the Bliss Spa offers everything from deep tissue massages and oxygen facials to laser hair removal and hot milk and almond pedicures, but it’s their deep sea detox that we’ll be trying this season. Lasting 90 minutes, this treatment includes a firming oil rub application, marine seaweed body mask, and a stimulating shower to slim, tighten, relax, and hydrate your skin. W Hotel, 100 Stuart St., 617-261-8747
Attached to the Ritz Carlton Hotel in downtown Boston, the Equinox Sports Club features a relaxing spa perfect for a post-workout rejuvenation. Perfect for getting your skin ready for spring, their caudalie crushed cabernet scrub offers a unique experience you won’t find in many other spas. Aiming to regain your skin’s radiance and softness, this scrub is made with grape-seed, honey, brown sugar, and the essential oils of the Contouring Concentrate, which is applied to the skin followed by a nourishing body lotion to leave you with a perfectly smooth complexion. 4 Avery St., 617-375-8200
If you’re looking for a relaxing weekend away, head to Gurney’s Newport—a waterfront resort on Goat Island. Between taking in views of Newport Harbor on the wraparound deck and indulging in a decadent meal at the resort’s restaurant, we suggest booking a treatment at the Seawater Spa, which features a dry eucalyptus sauna, fitness center, and heated indoor pool. To rejuvenate your body from head to toe after Boston’s harsh winter, we suggest booking their package, ‘The Oasis’, which includes a 50-minutes Stillwater spa massage, Stillwater signature facial, body wrap, and a Stillwater spa manicure and pedicure. 1 Goat Island, Newport, Rhode Island, 401-851-3225
A tranquil and meditative atmosphere, The Spa at Rowes Wharf offers the perfect escape for those looking to indulge in an afternoon of rest and relaxation. Treat your body to their Moroccan ritual, which is an 80-minute treatment inspired by a traditional Moroccan Hammam and Shirodhara ritual. The ritual begins with a full body dry brush exfoliation, followed by signature Moroccan Oil treatments along with a hot stone massage, before concluding with a Shirodhara scalp treatment and massage using a warm hydrating mask. 70 Rowes Wharf, 617-439-3914