umstead spa

Pep in Your Step

Find a new spa-friendly way to enjoy coffee
Each morning I look forward to a freshly brewed cup of coffee and trying new brews from around the world has made it all the more satisfying. If you and your clients are anything like me you'll be happy to hear August is National Coffee Month. The leftover grounds can be put to good use, too. Carolyn Doe, spa director...

Open-Air Spaing

Discover new places to help clients refresh
So many healthy experiences are so much better in the fresh air this time of year—food, exercise, and spa treatments. The fresh air has a way of heightening the senses and enhancing these already lovely diversions. Luxury spas across the country are tuning in to this and offering services alfresco to allow guests to savor the season. The ocean breeze...

Spring Clean Your Skincare Routine

Take advantage of changing seasons to update products
Just like the seasons change so does the skin and March is the perfect time to urge clients to spring clean to reveal a fresh new face. Carolyn Doe, spa director at The Umstead Hotel and Spa (Cary, NC) recommends regular facials, such as The Umstead Spa ’s Skin Perfecting Facial ($155, 75 minutes), along with a DIY facial to...