Free NYC Event: The New York Festival of Light

This November, enjoy spectacular illuminations from world renowned artists at the New York Festival of Light.

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World-class events rarely come cheap, a fact that’s especially true in NYC. Nevertheless, from November 6 – 8, city slickers will be able to experience a phenomenal show that has already been hosted in some of the most glamorous cities on the planet – completely free of cost.

The Festival of Light will make its first New York City debut, showcasing installations, sculptures and wearable technology, all of which feature the medium of light.  Previously seen in Sydney, London and Berlin, the highly anticipated event will take place in Brooklyn’s trendy DUMBO neighborhood, beneath the iconic Manhattan Bridge.

Some highlights include a Laser Light Show by famed architect, Howard Ungerleider and an LED umbrella installation designed by Beyoncé’s lighting director, Tupac Martir. The NYFOL is certain to be an event that goes down in mind-blowing history, so if you’re in or around New York this November be sure to stop by. For more event details, check out the official website here.

Noelle Chehab is the Senior Writer of Spa Week Daily. 

Spa Treatments for National Chocolate Day!

What could be sweeter than celebrating National Chocolate Day? Indulging in a chocolate spa treatment for ONLY $50!

Chocolate treatmentHappy National Chocolate Day, Spa Week-ers! This is an occasion that we definitely don’t mind celebrating, and whether it’s dark, milk or white chocolate – we don’t discriminate against indulgence!

While you already know about the amazing health benefits chocolate has to offer, you may not know that spas are taking advantage of the sweet treat. What’s even sweeter is that there are STILL spas offering $50 Spa Week treatments that incorporate the irresistible ingredient.

Browse the yummy chocolate spa treatments below, and feel free to go back for seconds!

  • Slimming Chocolate Body Wrap with Hydrating Hair and Scalp Treatment at Pure Daily Bliss Day Spa in Norco, CA
  • Choice of Champagne & Rose, Chocolate or Pumpkin Spa Pedicure at Tranquility Day Spa in Watertown, MA
  • 45 Min Choice of Organic Oil Massage with Aromatherapy or Vegan Body Exfoliation Treatment with French Lavender & Cornmeal, Australian Eucalyptus Salt Glow, Indonesian Ginger & Volcanic Black Sand, Chocolate Sugar Scrub or Citrus and Green Tea at The Green Spa & Wellness Center in Brooklyn, NY
  • 60 Min Organic Chocolate Swedish Massage at Magnolia Organic Spa in New York, NY
  • 50 Min Warm Chocolate Souffle Massage at Sasma Wellness Center in Largo, MD

Noelle Chehab is the Senior Writer of Spa Week Daily. 

The Best of Me Spa Week Giveaway

This Spa Week, we’ve teamed up with Proflowers to bring you the perfect movie-themed treat!

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The end of October calls for indoor indulgences—and, in our world, there’s no better way to bask in the beauty of fall than to break out a really good movie. One of our favorite movies this month is Nicholas Sparks’ The Best of Me. Based on the novel by the same name, the film features some serious eye candy (i.e. James Marsden). Oh, and the plot’s pretty good too! Starring Marsden and Michelle Monaghan, The Best of Me is an epic love story about two high school sweethearts who reunite after more than 20 years. But be warned: If The Notebook tugged at your heartstrings, Sparks’ latest blockbuster will have you hanging on the edge of your seat.

This Spa Week, we’ve teamed up with Proflowers to give two lucky winners their very own Best of Me bouquet!* But that’s not all—each winner will also receive a $50 Spa Week Gift Card. Simply share our Facebook post here or retweet us here and you could win a trip to the spa on us this season! So what are you waiting for? Ready, set, share! May the best of you win.

Elle Fure is the Editorial Director of Spa Week Daily.

*If redeemed after 10/31/14, winners will be sent a different bouquet.

Spa Week Sponsors Giveaways: Last Chance to Win!

It’s your last chance to enter Spa Week’s Sponsors Giveaways! Don’t miss you chance to treat yourself to these incredible wellness prizes:

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As Spa Week slowly but surely comes to an end, we hope you’ve taken ample time to treat yourself to some R&R at your favorite spas. In case you haven’t heard, there’s still a little more time to indulge in some relaxation this season because some of the most luxurious locales have EXTENDED Spa Week.

While you sneak in a little more me-time, we want to remind you that there are tons of other ways to put your wellness first because we’ve collaborated with some of the most incredible sponsors in the industry! With over $14,000 worth of prizes to be won, you’ll want to enter ALL of our fabulous sponsor giveaways, and there’s no time like the present!

Consider this our gift to you, and after you check out the amazing prizes, simply click here to enter to win them ALL!

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Exclusive Sunless Tanning Sponsor, Vita Liberata Luxury Tan: You AND one of your friends will rock a gorgeous glow all year round with a YEAR SUPPLY of award winning sunless tanning! The prize, worth over $2,000, includes pHenomenal, the world’s first 2 – 3 week tan! PLUS 10 runners up will win Rich Face Tinted Tan Lotion, pHenomenal 2 – 3 Week Tan Mousse & Tanning Mitt.

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Exclusive Fashion Sponsor, HauteLook: Refresh, renew and reset just in time for the new season. HauteLook has all your fall fashion needs covered, with a $500 shopping spree. You’ll feel just as fabulous as you look with an additional $500 shopping spree for organic meals and cold pressed juices from Urban Remedy!

Exclusive Sleep Sponsor, Philip Stein: Get the best sleep you’ve ever experienced thanks to Philip Stein’s revolutionary new Sleep Bracelets. The prize includes His & Her Watches and Sleep Bracelet sets that combine innovative technology with stunning design.

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Exclusive Book Sponsor: Jane Green, St. Martin’s Press: New York Times Best-Selling Author, Jane Green’s latest book infuses cooking and literature, so the famed author’s sponsor giveaway is only appropriate. You’ll win an autographed copy of Saving Grace, along with $1,500 in KitchenAid culinary prizes.

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BONUS! In case you haven’t heard, we teamed up with Dancing With The Stars pro Karina Smirnoff to give one lucky winner a once in a lifetime wellness trip to one of Karina’s favorite Hawaiian destinations. Click here to enter:

  • Three nights accommodations for two at the Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa, located on Kaanapali Beach, Maui
  • Fitness and cultural activities at the resort, including PiYo (Pilates – yoga fusion), hula lessons, ukulele lessons and nature walks
  • Two tickets to the Maui Nui Luau
  • An outfit from Soybu for you and your guest to wear on your getaway
  • Shape Up With Karina DVD
  • Karina’s Foot Petals collection
  • Digital copy of the film Across Grace Alley starring Karina Smirnoff and Marsha Mason
  • Autographed movie poster signed by Karina
  • Airfare provided by CheapOair.com
  • $100 Spa & Wellness Gift Card by Spa Week

Noelle Chehab is the Senior Writer of Spa Week Daily.

 

 

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