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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.

7 Exfoliation Tips

Your skin is your largest organ of your body. Biologically, our skin is our first line of defense. Culturally, skin defines much of our standard for beauty. Bright, youthful skin signals health and vitality. And, like every part of our bodies, skin responds to care and attention. Proper treatment can revitalize skin and slow the aging process, keeping skin healthier, longer. The difference between neglected and pampered skin is incredible — once you experience the joy of supple, breathable... Full Post >

Healthier Skin in 2017

Your skin is your largest organ of your body. Biologically, our skin is our first line of defense. And, like every part of our bodies, skin responds to care and attention. Proper treatment can revitalize skin and slow the aging process, keeping skin healthier, longer. Our skin works so well that it’s easy to take skin for granted. But the difference between neglected and pampered skin is incredible — once you experience the joy of supple, breathable skin, you’ll be hooked. Your whole... Full Post >

New Year’s Resolution Regiment

If you’re like most people, you want smooth, healthy skin, but maybe you don’t want to wade through hundreds of chemical 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 and enzymes that protect your skin by limiting the production of free radicals, which can damage skin cells and induce signs of aging. From calming inflamed... Full Post >

Protecting Skin During Oncology Treatments

The Spa at Fearrington is proud to carry De La Terre Skincare products in Haven and use them in our treatments. Based in Asheville, North Carolina, De La Terre provides a holistic approach to skin care therapy through balms, serums, herbal teas, clay and cleansers. Holistic skin therapy promotes skin health by cleansing irritants from skin’s surface with the application of hydrotherapy using pure botanical infusions. Anne C. Willis is the founder of De La Terre Skincare and one of the... Full Post >

New Organic Facial at The Spa

The Spa at Fearrington is launching the new Organic Skin Therapy Facial this month. This 75 minute facial ($150) is perfect for all skin care types using De La Terre Skincare products. The De La Terre product line includes four advanced skin care systems (Comforts Inflamed Skin, Rescue Wounded Skin, Support Devitalized Skin, and Purify Blemished Skin) as well as many products for modern lifestyles. Pure botanicals provide moisture-binding protection to skin following radiation,... Full Post >

De La Terre Skincare Collection

Healthy skin is at the cornerstone of supporting one’s overall well being. Modern lifestyle is hard on our bodies and skin. Many internal and external health conditions can affect skin function, thus leaving it vulnerable and devitalized. The pure herbal compounds found throughout the De La Terre Skincare collection gently shift skin into nutritional balance, where repair and healing can take place. The Spa at Fearrington is proud to carry De La Terre Skincare products in Haven and use... Full Post >

Pumpkin Treatments to Indulge In

The transition from summer heat to chilly fall weather can take a toll on our skin. With autumn approaching, it’s time to indulge in everything pumpkin. This signature fall vegetable is packed with vitamins and minerals, including B vitamins, vitamin C, E and beta-carotene, just to name a few. Among its numerous health benefits, pumpkin spice also promotes glowing skin from head to toe. The Spa at Fearrington will be offering a Pumpkin Spice Manicure and Pedicure, Pumpkin Spice Body... Full Post >

Sun & Skin Care with De La Terre

The summer months can be particularly harsh on skin with increased exposure to the sun's rays. If your skin could use some recovery from the sun, check out the products below from Haven Spa Boutique. De La Terre's Skincare Line is one of our go-to collections for inflamed skin. Specifically, the products below should soothe skin damaged by the sun. De La Terre Comforts Inflamed Serum ($40) protects skin cells, prevents dehydration, supports capillaries and skin's immune response. The... Full Post >

Treat Your Toes at The Spa

We all put our feet through so much stress during a day with walking, running, standing, footwear, and simply just holding up our bodies. Take some time to love your feet by booking a spa treatment at The Spa at Fearrington for National I Love My Feet Day! We have several different ways to help you find some relief for those tired soles and toes. Put your feet up by indulging in a Fearrington Luxury Pedicure (75 minutes, $96 including gratuity). This pedicure includes an exfoliating... Full Post >

Exfoliation at Home

Pick up the best ingredients for a DIY exfoliation at home at Haven Spa Boutique! Elemis' Lime & Ginger Collection is infused with jasmine flower petals, lime peel, ginger and sea salt - the exotic fragrance is combined with plant extracts to create a skin friendly formula that cleanses deeply. Lime & Ginger Salt Glow ($62) is a luxurious exfoliation product, the salt glow suspends lime, ginger and salt in a unique blend of bergamot, coconut and sweet almond oils to stimulate, tone... Full Post >