Secrets From the Treatment Room: Bamboo Bruising

Darunechka/iStock / Getty Images Plus

“As a massage therapist, I love bodywork. I once received a bamboo massage treatment, where I was first hit with palm leaves on my back before the massage started. Of course, that startled me. Then, I was massaged with the bamboo sticks, which did not feel good at all. The therapist later admitted that she was not fully trained on the bamboo therapy and wasn’t quite sure what she was doing.”—Angela Avellino, spa director, The Spa at Fearrington at The Fearrington House Inn (Pittsboro, NC)

 

Related Articles:

Secrets From the Treatment Room: Oil Slick

Secrets From the Treatment Room: Muddy Mess

Secrets From the Treatment Room: Surprise Guest

Suggested Articles

In honor of the brand’s 30th anniversary, Murad’s fist-of-its-kind activation aims to unlock a healthy lifestyle.

Repêchage's new Vita Cura B3 Lifting Treatment features an Enxymatic Micropeel and Ionto Massage to help the skin appear plumper with improved texture,…

New York-based dermatologist Whitney Bowe, MD opens up about the secret to keeping your clients's lips hydrated this summer.