Now offering Dermaplaning at The Retreat Day Spa!
Dermaplaning immediately rejuvenates the skin by removing the outermost layer of dead skin cells and villous hair. It is also highly effective in minimizing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and acne scars, while leaving the skin smooth, supple, and vibrant. We are launching our new service by offering it at a discounted price from now until August 31st. Stop by the spa or make an appointment for a complimentary skin consultation to see if Dermaplaning is right for you.
After your next intense workout think about treating yourself (and your muscles) to a massage at FAC’s Retreat Spa. Massage has long been used to recover from intense exercise. There are several benefits to receiving a post-workout massage. Massages improve performance, reduce pain, prevent injury, encourage focus and shorten recovery time.
Still not sold on the idea? Check out these benefits of post-workout massages:
When you work out, your muscles become tightly constricted, packing on a lot of tension. A post workout massage helps your muscles release this tension and helps them get back to their normal state. This can lead to improved flexibility.
Receiving a body massage right after your workout can also help your muscles in the recovery process. A massage improves the circulation of fluids in your body. When your bodily fluids are circulating efficiently, nutrients and oxygen are able to reach your muscles and other tissues better. More oxygen is also delivered to your blood stream, helping you to exercise better.
Constantly tight muscles can eventually lead to pain in different parts of your body. For instance, if your glutes, quads and hamstrings are always tight then chances are you will develop sore hips and knees. This soreness and pain can increase overtime and can even lead to serious injury. A post workout body massage can help you prevent pain and injury by decreasing the soreness of your muscles after your workout.
Increase Range of Motion
When your muscles are in their normal and relaxed state, your joints are also able to perform in their normal range of motion. However, when your muscles tighten from exercise, this range in motion becomes lessened. Stretching or receiving a post workout body massage can be beneficial because they help unlock your muscles so your original range of motion is restored. This is important if you want to perform your exercises more efficiently.
Treat yourself to a massage today! For more information contact the spa front desk at 479.695.1634.
Summer is officially here. Does the thought of your pale skin in a swimsuit make you cringe? We all enjoy the look of a nice glow during the summer months (even year round!) but tanning beds and UV sun exposure can be very harmful. As we are all aware, skin that is overexposed to the sun or UV is far more prone to sunburn, skin conditions, premature ageing and of course, skin cancer.
With spray tanning at FAC’s Retreat Spa you can attain a natural-looking glow the safe and healthy way, free from the dangers of UV sun exposure.
The benefits of spray tanning also extend into the psychological arena. Let’s be honest – we all feel better when we have a tan. Who isn’t happier sporting a healthy looking radiance, than pale, pasty skin? As they say, look good, feel good!
The beauty of spray tanning doesn’t stop there, either. Spray tanning offers a long list of other benefits, including:
Spray tanning is quick, easy and most importantly safe. If you have an event coming up or would just like to have a glow this summer book an appointment with the Retreat Spa at FAC today! If you are a first time spray tanner please contact the spa to get some tips on how to prep your skin. It’s a good rule of thumb to make sure you don’t’ get wet for 6-8 hours after your tan, so plan accordingly.
For more information contact the spa front desk at 479.695.1634.
The benefits of massage can improve overall prenatal health for many pregnant women. Along with the guidance and advice of a prenatal care provider, massage therapy can be incorporated into routine prenatal care as an emotional and physical health supplement that has shown to improve pregnancy outcome and maternal health.
Some of the key benefits to prenatal massage are:
Regulation of Hormones
Getting regular massages can reduce hormones associated with stress such as norepinephrine and cortisol, and increase levels of dopamine and serotonin. These changes often lead to fewer complications during birth and fewer instances of newborn complications.
Swelling of the joints during pregnancy, is often caused by reduced circulation and increased pressure on the major blood vessels. Massage helps to stimulate soft tissues and promote blood flow.
Improving Nerve Pain
Many women experience sciatic nerve pain in late pregnancy as the uterus rests on muscles in the lower back. Massage therapy addresses the inflamed nerves by helping to release the tension on nearby muscles. Many women have experienced a significant reduction in sciatic nerve pain during pregnancy through massage.
FAC offers a customized Maternity Massages that can help release the tension and discomfort experienced throughout pregnancy. Choose between 60 and 90-minute sessions of relaxation. To book your next massage, contact the spa front desk at 479.695.1634!
Achieving glowing, gorgeous skin can be difficult to master. There are a number of factors to consider, most importantly skin type. Every skin type has specific needs that should not only be taken into consideration when buying a cleanser or moisturizer, but also when getting a facial. Spa treatments are a great way to give your skin a boost, but with so many types of facials to choose from, what will benefit your skin most?
Below we’ve listed the best treatments for your skin type.
Dry skin needs many different treatments. Dry skin lacks natural oils, making it prone to dehydration. Due to this lack of water, the skin’s natural exfoliating cycle slows down. Facials that include gentle exfoliation great way to take your skin from flakey to fabulous. Dry skin also needs both oil and water to balance it out, so consider facials that include masks, which will help penetrate product into the skin.
Oily skin produces more oil than it needs. This oil is a magnet for debris, such as skin cells, makeup and pollution, which can cause congestion inside the pores. Over time, the congestion becomes hardened, and is difficult to remove from cleansing alone. Look for facials that include a chemical exfoliant (glycolic acid or salicylic acid). This will penetrate into the pores and loosen congestion. Oily skin also needs extractions to remove any hardened debris within the pores (goodbye, blackheads!) But don’t try this at home. Extractions are something your aesthetician is trained to do safely as part of your facial.
Combination skin, has both oily and dry areas, so these areas need to be treated separately. Enzyme, chemical and microdermabrasion exfoliants work very well. Extractions are also needed (usually in the T-zone) to remove congestion, and a professional treatment mask will help to replenish lost water and soothe the skin.
FAC offers a variety of facials that address many common skin issues. Whether you have oily, dry, or combination skin, we will have a solution for you. Call today to make an appointment and discuss your options! (479) 695-1634
We look forward to providing you a relaxing and enjoyable experience at our luxurious spa.
FAC Facial & Spa Services Include:
Is there a spa or cosmetic treatment you’ve always wanted to try but thought the price was just a bit too steep? Now you can try luxurious spa treatments at discounted rates when you join our Retreat Spa Rewards Program!
*Bonus: We also offer free childcare during your spa services!
Do something good for yourself without feeling guilty about the price. We offer three different levels to suit everyone’s needs, from someone who would like a monthly massage, to someone who would like a series of cosmetic improvements.
The monthly membership includes one Essential, Signature, or Ultimate treatment each month. This service is just the start of your savings when you join this program!
Psst…our spa services also make great Valentines Day gifts! Call today to learn more!
Essential Spa Membership
Your choice of one Essential Service is included in the membership each month:
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Signature Spa Membership
Your choice of one Signature Service is included in the membership each month:
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Ultimate Spa Membership
Your choice of one Ultimate Service is included in the membership each month:
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