Spa Business issue 4 2021

Page 43


by Megan Whitby, assistant editor

At your service Sharing the latest news on treatments, programmes and services Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong introduces female wellbeing ritual

The ritual is finished with a 20-minute abdominal massage

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, West Kowloon, Hong Kong PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK/JULENOCHEK

90 minutes Off-peak rate – HK$2,530 (€280, US$325, £236) per person, peak-time rate HK$2,700 (€298, US$347, £252)

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong’s new spa treatment to promote feminine wellness begins with the application of a Womb Wellness Mask on the guest’s lower abdomen, topped with a heat patch, to improve circulation to ease period cramps and encourage lymphatic drainage in the pelvic area. Therapists then perform a 40-minute back massage to relieve tension caused by bras, desk-working and standing. Next, the womb mask is removed and guests receive a 30-minute Traditional Chinese Medicine breast meridian massage to encourage drainage and provide firming effects. The ritual is completed with a 20-minute abdominal massage to relieve any lingering tension.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop launches first spa treatment Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts in Hawaii, Waimea, Hawaii 50 minutes US$265 (€229, £195) per person


The goop treatment mixes facial massage, exfoliation and masking

vitamin C, hyaluronic acid, ceramides and peptides – to nourish, smooth, soften and brighten.


The spa at Mauna Lani, Auberge Resorts in Hawaii is the first in the world to offer the goop Glow Facial created by Gwyneth Paltrow’s wellness and lifestyle brand. The ritual is the brand’s first spa treatment and combines facial massage, exfoliation and masking. The signature facial is claimed to detoxify, moisturise and supercharge the skin with nutrients using clinicallytested goop skincare and a rosewater and pink clay mask from beauty and skincare brand Tammy Fender. It starts with a deep cleanse and micro-exfoliation, then infuses skin with active ingredients – including issue 4 2021 43