Exclusive First Look: Fresh Video

Treat your skin to some of the world’s most-loved skincare products when you book a $50 treatment at Fresh this Spa Week!

Booking has begun for Spa Week’s Spring 2014 event! If you like what you saw in the above preview it’s time to call a Fresh location near you before you miss out on one of the best deals of the season. Fresh is the only spa participating in the Spa Week Event where your entire treatment price ($50, of course!) is redeemable for  product. What a steal!

Founded in Boston in 1991 by Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg, Fresh is most known for developing the use of sugar in beauty products (starting in 1998 with The Original Brown Sugar Body Polish), and the truly unique sensorial experiences offered at its spas. During Spa Week’s Spring Event, from April 21-27, Fresh is offering consumers three decadent 60 minute services to choose from. Sit back, relax and allow your skin to enjoy professional-level pampering!

  • Purification Facial with Umbrian Mattifying Clay – Featuring the Umbrian Clay Mattifying Mask, this facial purifies the complexion, reduces the look of pores and minimizes skin’s imperfections for a radiant glow.
  • Black Tea Age-Delay Facial – Featuring the Black Tea Instant Perfecting Mask, this treatment hydrates skin and leaves it firmer and healthier.     
  • Nourishment Facial with Crème Ancienne – Featuring the Crème Ancienne Ultimate Nourishing Honey Mask, this treatment will provide skin with supreme nourishment. Enriched with Echinacea this mask also works as a skin detox.

Fresh Locations:

California
Fresh – South Coast Plaza

Nevada
Fresh – Las Vegas

New York
Fresh – Spring Street
Fresh – Third Avenue

Texas
Fresh – Dallas

Find the Fresh location nearest you and follow the link to book your Spa Week treatment today!

Arielle Sidrane is the Associate Editor of Spa Week Daily.

 

Spotlight On: Fresh

If you’re going to get a facial this Spa Week, make sure it’s Fresh!

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Fall Spa Week is just around the corner, (October 14-20) which means it’s time to book your $50 services! You’ve definitely heard of the incredible Fresh product line (their Fresh Sugar lip treatments have a serious cult following), but did you know they also offer facials and body treatments? This season, you can get one of their three fabulous facials and $50 worth of products at a Fresh store near you—all at just the $50 Spa Week price point!

Since its debut in 1991, Fresh products have been a fan favorite known for natural ingredients and intoxicating aromas. In 2005, founders Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg came up with a plan to allow customers to experience the luxurious products before they had to commit to a purchase. Cue the launch of Espace, an exclusive program where licensed estheticians pamper you with facial or body treatments using the products in a cozy room at the back of the store. What’s better than try it before you buy it? This Fall Spa Week your $50 Spa Week treatment is completely redeemable for your choice of Fresh products! We’re booking our appointments now before they fill up, and you should too.

If your skin is oily or acne prone Fresh’s 60 Min Purification Facial with Umbrian Mattifying Clay is your best bet. It detoxifies, purifies, clarifies and can help treat acne. If you’re worried about fine lines and wrinkles, try the 60 Minute Black Tea Age-Delay Facial. Their black tea formula is proven to soften, smooth, maintain elasticity and reduce fine lines. If your skin is becoming drier as the fall months approach us, go for the 60 Minute Nourishment Facial with Crème Ancienne. This cream not only moisturizes, but prevents dry skin. It softens, soothes, balances and can smooth wrinkles too.

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Call the location nearest you to book your appointment today!

Fresh Locations:

Texas

Fresh – Dallas: 214.691.1500

Nevada

Fresh – Las Vegas: 702.631.1500

California

Fresh South Coast Plaza – Costa Mesa: 714.549.7086

New York

Fresh – Spring Street: 212.925.0099

Fresh – Third Avenue: 212.585.3400

Laura Knipping is the Special Projects Editor at Spa Week Daily.

Big Deals (+ Free Products!) at Fresh

Did you book a Spa Week appointment at Fresh? If not, after reading this you’re definitely going to want to.

Not only is Fresh extending Spa Week (October 15-21) through the end of October, but the discount $50 cost of your treatment is fully redeemable in products! That means you pay just $50 for any of the three facials below (normally $125) AND you get $50 worth of products.

This deal was too good not to share, and we hope you’ll all take advantage! Happy Spa-ing.

National Sake Day: Sake Skin Products

It’s hard not to notice Cate Blanchett’s impossibly pearly, clear skin in ads for SK-II skincare products. And in honor of National Sake Day on October 1, we wanted to bring you the interesting back story on this luxury brand. Hint: It has to do with sake.

Sake is good for your skin. SK-II began when scientists noticed that the elderly workers in a sake brewery in Japan had perfectly youthful, wrinkle-free hands — even if they had wrinkles elsewhere on their faces and bodies. Since their hands were in constant contact with the sake, the scientists theorized that something in it must be keeping the skin on their hands looking young. After years of research, they isolated what they call a “miracle” ingredient: PiteraTM. This naturally-derived liquid that’s created when the yeast in sake ferments is the main ingredients in all SK-II products.

If you’re planning to splurge on something from this high end line, three standouts include the Cellumination Essence EX and Cellumination Cream EX (hydrating, skin-evening daily youth boosters) and the Facial Clear Solution (a water-based moisturizer that regulates oilier skins).

More brands pay homage to sake, too. Fresh formulated it’s Sake Bath with over 38% sake, and one user on their website who added it to her bath swears, “My body instantly went calm and relaxed.” Not unlike how we feel after imbibing some real sake, right?

100% Pure uses sake in its Brightening Scrub & Mask. In fact, a lot of brands use sake-derived kojic acid for it’s brightening and skin-evening properties.

If you have freckles, age spots, or just need to brighten and even out your skin, it’s a good ingredient to look for for gentle, regular exfoliation.

We hope you found this information useful (and found an excuse to indulge in some sake — it’s good for your skin!).

Let us know in the comments how you’ll be celebrating National Sake Day… and if you’ve tried or love any of the products we mentioned here.

Spa Week Spotlight On: Fresh

If simple, well-formulated skincare products and effective spa services are your thing, then you’ll love spending Spa Week at Fresh!

Known for their products scented and formulated with skin-friendly ingredients that everyone loves (sugar, anyone?!), Fresh locations also offer pampering spa services — and you can get a fantastic facial for just $50 during Spa Week!

Fresh is offering 3 facial treatments for 2013 Spa Week April 15-21. See all the Fresh locations offering Spa Week treatments and book yours here.