Serums are typically used on the face, but spas nationwide are proving that they can also work wonders on other areas of the body. Here are a few examples of the variety of spa services available today that incorporate serums in their protocols.
At the Spa at Barnsley Resort (Adairsville, GA), clients can experience the benefits of a serum on the feet during the Age Defense Pedicure ($110, 60 minutes), which utilizes Naturopathica products. The service includes an oat polish, rosehip seed regeneration oil, a glycolic refining peel, a white tea antioxidant mask, a wrinkle-repair serum, and a lemon verbena cream that leave feet soft and smooth.
The Hot Stone and Honey Manicure ($95, 50 minutes) at Life in Balance Spa at Miraval (Tucson, AZ), which combines raw honey with Deborah Lippmann products, includes an application of exfoliating lotion combined with a smoothing cream to the arms and hands. A firming lemon thyme mask is applied, followed by a revitalizing serum and an application of renewing body cream.
The Spa at Pier House Resort & Spa (Key West, FL) offers guests the Youth Restoration Facial ($160, 80 minutes), which is an anti-aging facial that uses Phytomer products and specific massage techniques to lift, smooth, and firm the complexion. It includes the application of regenerating serum to leave skin looking smooth and more youthful.
At The Spa at the Hotel Galvez (Galveston, TX), guests can reap the benefits of serums on their scalp with the Sun Seeker Coconut Kukui Healing Wrap ($140, 50 minutes; $170, 80 minutes). The service, which utilizes Body Bliss products, includes a repairing wrap, followed by a scalp massage using soothing coconut kukui scalp serum.
Utilizing Phia products, the Colorado Revival Wrap ($155, 50 minutes) at The Spa at The Broadmoor (Colorado Springs, CO) includes an application of antioxidant-rich body serum combined with aromatherapy to help repair damaged skin. The body serum is applied using long, rhythmic strokes to enhance relaxation. Nurturing natural linen then cradles the body as the guest receives a face and scalp massage.