The components of all those wacky-sounding spa treatments are really just variatins on the basic elements. But which ones are for real and which are bunk? Plus, a round-up of new spas, the tried-and-true spas, and teh blossoming business of men's spas.
Spas today are big business, and as the competition grows stiffer, the treatments seem to grow more and more bizarre. Of course, there will always be the basic massage, but what about golden spoons facials, gurgling mud smears, and in-vogue oxygen treatments? Are some spas, in their quest to lure you an dyour hard earned dolar, offering treatments that are all seaweed and Qi and no real results?
Genki 02 Spa Bar, 1632 Market St., 303.892.1600
Golden Spoons Facial at Tallgrass Aveda Spa & Salon, 997 Upper Bear Creek Road, Evergreen, 303.670.444
Neck-and-Shoulder Smear at Essentiels Spa, 2660 Canyon Blvd., Boulder, 303.440.0711