Aah chocolate. Great as a gift and better in your stomach, it is the focus of books, movies and a huge part of culture in general. Known for being an aphrodisiac from the ancient Aztecs, whether that’s true or not, we don’t mind coating our bodies in it just in case. Oh-la-la tryptophan.
1 The Chocolate Decadence Package
This three-hour spa journey is so good it's almost sinful. Combine the Anti-Aging Chocolate Facial with the Deep Chocolate Massage and the Red Velvet Manicure and Pedicure for a decadent spa experience. Three hours, $375.
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago. 120 E. Delaware Pl. 312.649.2322. http://www.fourseasons.com/chicagofs/spa/
2 The Divine Chocolate and Champagne Body Treatment
Using Mimosa Champagne Sugar Body Scrub and Hungarian Chocolate Truffle Body Wrap, feel replenished, look and feel fabulous, be ready to fully appreciate whatever the rest of your day or evening has in store. 50 minutes, $120.
Spa at the Wit. 201 N.State St. 312.239.9402. http://www.thewithotel.com/the-attractions/the-spa.cfm
3 Queen for a Day
Indulge yourself with this antioxidant rich treatment utilizing detoxifying Chocolate Truffle Scrub & Chocolate Truffle Body Butter, made with real dark chocolate & oatmeal. Includes an aromatic chocolate hand & foot soak, hand & foot exfoliation, arm & leg massage, a stimulating Coco-Peppermint hand & foot mask, nail care & polish. Manicure $32/ Pedicure $70/ Combo $80.
Mojo Spa. 1468 N. Milwaukee Ave. 773.235.MOJO. http://www.mojospa.com/
4 Chocolate Apricot Body Wrap
Indulge in a delightful dessert of a body wrap. Begin with an apricot body scrub, followed by a chocolate mousse body wrap, after a quick rinse in the shower, you'll be rubbed down with a delicious apricot body oil to look and feel beautiful. 45 minutes, $75.
Urban Spa Chic. 1401 W. Hubbard St. 312.492.8050. http://www.urbanspachic.com
5 Chocolate Decadence Signature Facial
The most exquisitely delicious facial in the city! Rich organic chocolate and luscious pomegranates give your skin a sweet anti-oxidant treat. Powerfully hydrating and firming, this super-charged, anti-aging facial can be customized for all skin types. 80-90 minutes, $99.