Kelli Ziegler, Spa Director at the Spa at Camelback Inn, shows us some natural at-home body treatments.
There are many ingredients from the garden (and produce section) that have natural healing properties that are great for the skin. Two examples are cherries and rosemary. Both are in season and are abundant in the area, so you don't need to worry about spending a lot of money on fancy skincare products. Cherries are packed with powerful antioxidants and can help keep you hydrated in the summer heat, while rosemary helps to relax and regenerate the skin.
Today we've created a facial mask using cherries and yogurt that will have your skin feeling smooth and refreshed. It's very simple. All you have to do is mix 20 pitted, fresh red cherries in the blender with 6 TBSP plain yogurt and apply the mixture to face, neck and back of hands. Leave it on for 15-20 min and then remove with a warm damp cloth. At the Spa at Camelback Inn, we offer an Active Organic Facial that incorporates wild cherries, so this is a great way to keep your skin looking fresh in between professional treatments.
For an instant cooldown, we've also created a refreshing rosemary mist that helps to relieve tension and stimulate the senses. To make this, you drop one large rosemary sprig into 8 oz. of distilled boiling water, cover and let it cool. Pour the mixture into a spray bottle and refrigerate. Spray the mist on face and body to relieve tension and stimulate the senses.
Next week, the Spa will be closed for a two-week refresh of our pool and outdoor solarium/lounge areas. All summer, the Spa is offering $50 off any one-hour treatment Monday-Friday, so it's the perfect time to treat yourself to some pampering and try out one of our signature treatments, like the Active Organic Facial. We also are offering a Spa Massage overnight package if you need a little extra R&R, which includes overnight accommodations and a Swedish Massage for just $189."
JW Marriott Camelback Inn Resort & Spa
5402 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
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