Cream of the Crop

I can say without shame that I’m an ice cream junkie. For me, the time of year doesn’t matter—You can find me diving into a tub of Ben and Jerry’s in the middle of January. I will admit, however, that ice cream in the summer is a little more satisfying. That’s probably why National Ice Cream Day doesn’t take place in the winter. It’s today, July 19th, so it’s time to pamper guests with these ice cream-inspired treatments and products.

At Senses spa on Disney cruise ships, the Me! Bath Ice Cream Manicure ($45, 25 minutes) and Pedicure ($65, 45 minutes) allow guests to choose an ice cream-shaped bath product to use in their treatment.

 Verde Salon & Day Spa (Parker Ford, PA) offers an Ice Cream Pedicure ($55). Guests are treated to a foot bath followed by an exfoliating scrub, topped off with a body icing. The “flavors” of the ice cream products vary by season, meaning guests can return for a new experience.

Ube, purple Filipino ice cream made from yams, is the star of the show during the Ube Ice Cream Scrub ($125, 60 minutes) at Devarana (multiple locations, Asia and Africa). Yams are rich in vitamins A and C, and this cooling treatment refreshes the body while enriching it with vitamins and nutrients.

To bring National Ice Cream Day to your clients, there are many products that will make guests scream for ice cream!

Lavanila Fragrance in Vanilla Coconut blends creamy coconut, sweet Tahitian tiare flower, and warm Madagascar vanilla, transporting guests to a cool, tropical paradise. ($58,

Cool down and fight blemishes before they start with Bioré Blemish Fighting Ice Cleanser. This refreshing liquid cleanser targets and removes dirt and oils that can cause blemishes, leaving guests with clear, clean skin.

Help guests heal their heels with Curel Foot Therapy. This targeted cream contains shea butter, coconut milk, and naturally healing vitamin E that works to smooth and soften dry, cracked skin. 

Ice cream wouldn’t be complete without whipped cream on top: top off guests with Nios Whipped Hair Gel. Using SPF 15 protection,  Moroccan argan oil, and vitamins B5 and E, the medium-firm hold of the gel creates a clean-cut, yet touchable look as it protects the hair follicle, hair shaft, and scalp from summer elements. 

Will your spa be celebrating National Ice Cream Day?