10 Treatments to Fix Winter Skin

winter skin care tips

winter skin care tipsAfter the romantic glow of Valentine’s Day has passed, February’s winter chill remains for most of the country. It's no news to you or your clients that winter air can wreak havoc on skin from head to toe. Here are the most common winter skin woes, and the best spa treatments to fix them according to spa industry pros.

  1. Sun and Wind Burn Antioxidant Facial ($165, 80 minutes) at Costa Rica Marriott Hotel San Jose -Ingredients rich with antioxidants hydrate burned skin, combat premature aging and provide a healthy glow.—César Sánchez, spa manager
  2. Dry Scalp Pure Tranquility Head and Scalp Treatment ($75, 30 minutes) at SoSPA at Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills – A localized acupressure massage nourishes hair, while also alleviating headaches. —Gabie Holloway, director
  3. Increased Skin Sensitivity Oxygen Facial from Luzern ($185, 80 minutes) at Spa al Mare at The Reach - Infused with oxygen, peptides, stem-cells and active BioSuisse botanicals, this facial improves skin barrier function. —Daniela Braswell, lead esthetician
  4. Chapped Lips Lip Enhancement ($39, facial add-on) at Well & Being at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess – Organic green coffee bean grounds and cane sugar exfoliate and plump lips, while soothing aloe and primrose lip crème aids hydration and elasticity. $39 add-on to facial —Meagan Bowers and Kelly Scott, lead estheticians
  5. Dull, Lifeless Skin Hydrafacial ($250, 60 minutes) at Spa del Rey at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey – LED light therapy softens the appearance of large pores, repairs the skin surface and improves texture and tone. ”—Monica Coutinho, spa manager
  6. Sallow Complexion Well-Being Body Massage ($170, 90 minutes) at Sibö Rainforest, Spa & Retreat – Los Sueños Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort – Removes dead skin, oxygenates outer layers of tissue and stimulates the lymphatic system.—Nicole Courrau, spa manager
  7. Dry Skin Illuminating Mineral Facial ($160, 50 minutes) at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando Spa – Mineral-enriched products from the healing waters of Budapest are massaged into the face, rehydrating dry skin. —Lindsey Neeley, assistant spa director
  8. Red Nose & Cheeks Soothe & Restore Facial ($160, 60 minutes) at Naturopathica Chelsea, Healing Arts Center & Spa – Soothing oats, calendula and an aloe replenishing gel mask immediately fight redness and calm inflammation.—Barbara Close, founder
  9. Tired and Aged Appearance Beauty Lift Facial ($250, 50 minutes) at Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria New York – targets and contours facial muscles to improve the appearance of wrinkles, enhance tone and increase blood flow. —Alina Cimpoeru, lead esthetician
  10. Cracked Hands Paraffin Hand Treatment ($20, 15 minutes) at Hilton Orlando’s Eforea Spa – Increase blood flow and decrease pain with a hand massage that infuses oils into skin for deep, long-lasting moisture.—Sheila Bracewell, director of spa & fitness