The harsh winter air and drying indoor heat can really do a number on your skin. If dry, flaky, itchy skin has you feeling more iguana than human, a good body scrub is a great way to shed those dry layers of skin and get back to your summer glow. Check out the top 5 scrub treatments option in Boston and be on your way to a more youthful vim (and perhaps even vigor).
1 Emerge Chamomile Body Scrub
If you want your body scrub to be one part invigorating and one part soothing, then the Chamomile Body Scrub at Emerge should be the perfect solution for you. This is also the perfect solution for sensitive skin. This gentle exfoliation starts with a granulated pumice stone in a cream base, followed by a chamomile loofah scrub and chamomile lotion for a body that feels as sweet as it smells.
Emerge is located at 275 Newbury St., Back Bay, Boston 617.437.0006
2 G2O Cape Cod Cranberry Scrub
Scrub like the locals do with a Cape Cod Cranberry Scrub at G20 spa. Get your antioxidants from the outside in! Full body exfoliation, Swiss Shower and full body hydration will have you feeling like your moist, delicious best. We wonder if the tartness of the native cranberries will help to tighten up some pores too while they’re at it. Hmmm…
G2O Spa and Salon is located at 278 Newbury St., Back Bay, Boston 617.262.2220
3 étant Salt Scrub
While your doctor may have warned you to stay away from salt, surely she was not referring to the detoxifying beauty that is an étant salt scrub treatment. Your skin will feel baby soft new after this invigorating scrub followed by deep essential oils hydration.
étant is located at 524 Tremont St., South End, Boston 617.423.5040
4 Spa Intercontinental Garden Scrub
Using natural ingredients Spa Intercontinental will scrub, mask and hydrate your over stressed skin bringing it back to its natural state of wonder. With 50 minutes of rejuvenation, you may have to book a room at the hotel after to nap off that indulgent relaxation.
Spa Intercontinental is located at the InterContinental Boston Hotel, 510 Atlantic Ave, Waterfront, Boston 617.747.1000
5 Bella Sante Phytomer Head-to-Toe Body Ritual
This two hour ritual will eliminate dead skin cells from every inch of your body. Your skin will be scrubbed, rubbed, hydrated and completely re-invented leaving you feeling like an entirely new – and better – person. And the final scented touches of lavender will ensure you keep that relaxed and refreshed with you throughout the rest of your day.
Bella Sante is located at 38 Newbury St., Back Bay, Boston 617.424.9930