Table: Spa Speak
A rubdown with scented oils that relaxes or invigorates, depending on which oil is used.
A scrubbing with a loofah sponge or sea salt to clear away dead cells and reveal healthier skin underneath. An important part of a facial.
ISOTHERMAL BODY WRAP
An application of muds, such as a seaweed compound, to the body, which is then wrapped in oiled plastic or foil while resting on a heated bed. Sweats out impurities.
A skin softening process achieved by dipping the hands or feet into hot wax, which is then stripped away.
Data: Paris Spa by Mandara, BusinessWeek