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Angela Avellino, Spa & Haven Manager

Angela was previously the Assistant Spa Director of The Umstead Hotel since 2006 and is also a licensed massage therapist. Angela is a veteran of the U.S. Army where she served in the Gulf War as a cryptologist and weapons specialist. Angela has three wonderful children that she adores, loves to sail and spend time on the coast. View her blogs.

Gift Ideas for Moms

Our mother’s always take such great care of us from childhood to adulthood. How about some pampering time to show mom how much you admire her for her dedication to you?  Here are some nourishing products to help her indulge and take a little time for herself. Elemis Frangipani fragrance products are a unique and rich infusion of exotic Tahitian monoi oil which is a traditional blend of tiare flowers soaked in coprah oil, fragranced with frangipani flowers that leave the skin feeling... Full Post >

Spring Cleaning In Haven

Haven, our spa boutique, is busy Spring cleaning! We are having a special 50% off sale on select inventory, including our entire PJ Harlow lounge wear and Elemis holiday gift box sets! What are we making room for? A larger selection of Eberjey intimate wear, lounge wear and more fantastic Elemis products of course! Come drop by and find your new lounge wear along with our luxurious line of UK skin care products. We also have selected TKEES shoes to finish your look! Full Post >

Healthy Antioxidants Regiment

If you’re like most people, you want smooth, healthy skin, but maybe you don’t want to wade through hundreds of chemically laden products to get results. That’s where antioxidants can help! Incorporating the right antioxidants into your diet and skin care routine can have a positive effect on your skin. Antioxidants are nutrients (vitamins and minerals) and enzymes (proteins inside your body) that protect your skin by limiting the production of free radicals, which can damage skin... Full Post >

Winter Skin Tips

The number one cause of wrinkles is dehydration of the skin, which happens more frequently in the winter months. The cold air slows down the body’s ability to hydrate the face and other body parts by pulling what little moisture your skin has away from the face. Dehydration of the face also makes our faces itchy. Scratching and rubbing can tear or irritate blood capillaries causing unwanted redness. So, how can you protect your skin during the winter months? S.O.S. Emergency Cream (for... Full Post >

Elemis 12 Days of Beauty

On the first day of Christmas Elemis gifted me, a travel size of the most luxurious spa products you could ever lay your hands on with the 12 Days of Beauty kit! You even get a sneak peak of a new item not available yet for retail, the Cleansing Babassu Facial Wipes, made with rich Amazonian Babassu oil to replenish the much needed hydration for the windy winter days. All item are listed on the box, and each day you get a complete and wondrous surprise as to which product you'll get.... Full Post >

Spa Stocking Stuffers

Looking for sophisticated stocking stuffers? Look no further! The Spa at Fearrington's spa boutique Haven will help you find the perfect pampering products in stocking-size! A few suggestions of items we love below, but don't forget we have pint sized Elemis products that work great for travel or to sample something new! Elizabeth W. Peppermint Lip Balm Made with all natural ingredients, this tubed lip balm nourishes your lips with a blend of Shea Butter, Jojoba oil, and Vitamin E. The... Full Post >

Spiced Apple is Back!

As the air turns cool and the autumn leaves start to change with their majestic colors, we turn our thoughts to all things fall! Bountiful harvests of beautiful fall delights come to mind -- bushels of apples, crisp and juicy, brown sugar, and sweet cinnamon create a wonderful recipe for luxurious Spiced Apple spa treatments. We are excited to bring back the Spiced Apple spa treatments at The Spa at Fearrington. With autumn in mind, now is the time to prepare your skin and nails for the next... Full Post >

The Ultimate in Relaxation

Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of a hot stone massage knows the intense feeling of relaxation it provides the recipient.  But do you know that there are lasting long term benefits of hot stone massage? A hot stone massage combines thermotherapy with massage techniques to provide an effective healing therapy. This results in a full body relaxation of the mind, body and spirit. For those who haven’t had the pleasure of having a hot stone massage; it consists of both warm and hot... Full Post >

Haven’s New Look

Haven has had a makeover! We have added some new products from Caswell-Massey and expanded our pajama and lounge clothing from Eberjey. In order to make changes, we have several items at 50% off. We have Yves Delorme candles, room sprays, soaps, Rica body tonics, Barr Co. soap and Tkees, all half off! We have pajamas on sale from Allegria Wear, Kumi Kookoon, Bella Notte, Taylor Linens, and Claridge & King. Stop in to see the new look and find a treasure or two for yourself. Full Post >

Introducing Pro-Intense Lift Effect Facial

The Spa at Fearrington introduces our newest facial and product line. The Pro-Intense Lift Effect Facial is designed to shape, lift, firm and significantly reduce facial contour sagging. As we get older, your cheeks, chin and jaw area can begin to sag.  Sagging is often caused by tiredness and the onset of menopause as the skin rapidly loses proteins and calcium – the building blocks of the skin that keep cells full and round. Often in life, when you feel physically tired and sluggish you... Full Post >