Ah, fall. It’s that special time of year: Black Friday, mall parking, defective Christmas lights, in-laws, fried turkey incidents– it’s no wonder you don’t get that special holiday cheer come November. Not to worry, you can always ease that seasonal tension by treating yourself to a spa day at one of Dallas’s relaxation havens. Winterize your senses with these holiday packages.
1 V Spa at the Hilton Anatole
You can melt your holiday anxiety away at V Spa inside the Hilton Anatole. They have a whole menu of winter treatments, like the luxurious Very Merry Cranberry Treatment, a body scrub with a 25 minute mini-massage that will leave your skin merry and bright. Add to that the Peppermint Stick Manicure, the Vanilla Spice Hot Stone Massage and the Pumpkin Spice Holiday Massage, and you'll rival your elegant dinner spread. For the shopper on the go, opt for the Polar Express package.
2201 Stemmons Hwy, 214.761.7800, www.vspadallas.com
2 The Spa at the Ritz-Carlton
It's been a long year, and although your New Year's resolution for '10 may have fallen by the wayside, it's not too late to treat yourself to the Art of Well at the Spa at the Ritz-Carlton. An exclusive menu consisting of custom packages Energy, Balance and Vitality let you choose which massages, facials, reflexology treatments and more you want on your day of becoming calm and centered.
2121 McKinney Avenue, 214.922.0200, www.ritzcarlton.com
Uptown's Hotel ZaZa is a hub for visiting celebrities, so it's no wonder their ZaSpa offers the finest luxury treatments for their guests. Even if you're not of Hollywood star status, you can still feel like one at your holiday parties with ZaSpa's Back Glow Facial coupled with their Little Black Dress spa package. The package includes teeth whitening, Disco-lash application, Crystal-Free Microdermabrasion and makeup application, ensuring you will be glowing from head to toe on your red carpet.
2332 Leonard St, 214.468.8399, www.hotelzazadallas.com
Put your best face forward in the New Year with Facelogic's Elite Facial menu. Stressed out about those crow's feet? Skin losing its luster? Choose from an assortment of Peter Thomas Roth Skin Renewal, Un-Wrinkle, Clear Skin or Radiance Oxygen Facials, and feel younger and more confident in a matter of minutes. Want to get that glow everywhere else? Facelogic also offers airbrush tanning for that just-back-from-the-islands look, mid-December.
4518 Lovers Ln, 214.696.3223, www.facelogicspa.com
5 The Spa at the Crescent Hotel
Just because it's boot weather doesn't mean you have to disregard those tootsies. Luckily the Spa at the Crescent has you covered with their Texan-style Cowboy Boogie Spa Pedicure. The anti-inflamatory Moore Mud Mask relieves muscle aches and preserves healthy, young looking skin, while the spa bootie wrap just looks great on. Feeling a little tight around the shoulders? Throw in the Hotter 'N Texas Rock Massage for the full Southern effect.
400 Crescent Ct, 214.871.3232, www.crescentcourt.com/spa