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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.

Detox Body Wraps

Did you know the body is capable of losing one pound of toxins a day? There are a few safe and gentle ways to help your body get rid of toxins. Body brushing will go a long way in assisting this process. The Elemis cactus bristle body brush gets circulation back on track and increases lymphatic flow while ridding the skin of dead cells. Dry-brushing the skin every day before showering will increase firmness and tone, encouraging cellulite deposits and areas of congestion to disperse. The Spa... Full Post >

Early Spring Cleaning

Spring has come early for Haven Spa Boutique. We are clearing out the shelves and have put many items on sale half off! Items from MerSea, Molton Brown, Elemis, Elizabeth W, Inis and more are included in the sale. Check out discounted pajama clothing and lounge wear from JJJ, Marigot and PJ Harlow. These items will not be on sale for long so hurry into Haven to find your next treasures at incredible prices. Full Post >

Treat Your Sweetheart

February is the month to take time to pamper your sweetheart. Since February is host to National Heart Month and Valentine's Day, it's a great time to treat your sweetie - and yourself. Studies show that when you give someone a gift, you get the same feelings of pleasure as the person who receives the gift. Take time to relax with your loved one at The Spa at Fearrington. Book a 60 minute couple's massage and enjoy a glass of champagne with pedicures together for the ultimate... Full Post >

Pamper Yourself at Home

Did you know Haven Spa Boutique carries some wonderful products that continue and compliment the pampering you receive from our body treatments? Here are four different at home spa treatments you can do yourself. We have bundled these products to help you continue your relaxation. Elemis Frangipani Monoi products compliment the Elemis Frangipani Salt Glow Exfoliation: Salt Glow Body Exfoliation ($62) - to use before or in the shower Frangipani Body Oil ($63.50)  - to be used as a... Full Post >

Reduce Stress in a Healthy Way

In our busy lives, it is easy to become stressed just from the day to day activities. It is important to take time for yourself just to recharge yourself so you can get back out there and tackle those tasks. An hour out of your busy schedule for a relaxing spa treatment is the best activity you can do. Take a moment right now and think of the last moment you sat still and allowed yourself to do absolutely nothing for just an hour. Doesn't happen as often as you would like, does it? Just... Full Post >

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 >