Spa Gifts for Teachers

Who better deserves the gift of relaxation and bliss than our beloved teachers? Treat the hard working individuals to one of the product kits below or a special spa treatment at The Spa at Fearrington at the end of the school year.

The Elemis De-Stress Massage Oil ($57.50) awakens the senses through touch and aroma. The deeply relaxing synergy soothes the mind, melts tension and harmonizes the body. The power of aromatherapy in hand selected pure essential oils of rosewood, melissa, marjoram, geranium, rosemarylavender and chamomile promote relaxation and treat dry, irritated and stressed skin.

The Elemis Quiet Mind Room Mist ($30), Quiet Mind Bath Elixir ($38), and Quiet Mind Temple Balm ($30) make a perfect set! These products contain aromatic oils designed to infuse serenity and peace into space – helping soothe and comfort the mind, and promote rest. Each product blends eucalyptus, patchouli and other oils to help users feel relaxed and calm.

A Hot/Cold Neck Wrap ($34) is perfect for those with aching, tired muscle particularly in the neck and shoulders. This product will help melt muscle tension and stress.

Or try a seasonal treatment – a Cucumber Melon Manicure or Pedicure from The Spa. The mixture of cucumber and melon will deliver the cooling effect on tender skin and you can feel the heat around your body being drawn out, leaving the skin cool, soft and hydrated. Find out more about our seasonal treatment here.

Finally, the Beekman Brothers Company Honey & Orange Blossom Sweet Relief Kit ($88) contains facial wipes, goat milk soap, honey & orange blossom body wash, goat milk hand cream, and soothing lip balm. This kit is a wonderful treat for a teacher at the end of the school year.

Stop by Haven Spa Boutique to shop these items. Contact The Spa at Fearrington with any questions, or to book your treatments at 919.545.5723.

– Angela, Spa Manager

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