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June 7, 2016 9:30 AM | By Spa Specialists | No Comments
We all know that fruits have health benefits, but did you know that they can help you beautify too? Well, it’s true! Both from the inside, when eaten, and on the outside, when used in topical beauty treatments, fruit treatments have wonderful results. Here are two summer fruits we have combined to create three unique treatments at The Spa at Fearrington.
Cucumbers have been consumed in healthy eating regimens and used in beauty products for decades. Over the years, cucumbers have been used for a variety of purposes due to their many benefits, but it is their high water content that makes them great for use in spas. Their hydrating, cooling, and soothing attributes are beneficial for problem skin. The caffeic acid that is naturally found in cucumbers helps to reduce puffiness and water retention in the skin. Cucumber works well as a cooling and revitalizing agent, and is especially effective for sun-damaged skin.
Rich in antioxidants and high in skin-friendly nutrients, melons also have significant beauty benefits. Most melons are more than 90 percent water. Eating them can help with hydration, but so can applying them directly to the skin as a calming, moisture-rich treatment. Melons contain lycopene and vitamins A and C, all of which help your body fight the free radicals that cause cell damage and, ultimately, the signs of aging.
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 moist. The Spa at Fearrington is offering the following treatments June-August to help you prepare for the summer heat. We are offering a Cucumber Melon Manicure (30 minutes), Pedicure (45 minutes) and body exfoliation (either 60 or 90 minutes). Combine all three for a day of summer pampering and receive a 10% discount on your spa treatments. Contact The Spa at Fearrington to book your treatments at 919.545.5723.
– Angela, Spa Manager
Real Estate Happenings
This weekend, Fearrington's Chapter of PORCH celebrated reaching their 50 ton milestone! Fearrington residents have donated over 50 tons of food to PORCH since May 2011, when the chapter was started. Fearrington is CORA's largest single contributor of food. In April alone, Fearrington's chapter donated 2,072 pounds of food!
PORCH, People Offering Relief for Chapel Hill/Carrboro Homes was started by three women in 2009 to help increase food bank contributions. Once a month,... Full Post >
At McIntyre's Books
Just as our air conditioners kick in to keep us cool, McIntyre’s has a slew of authors coming through who will suck out all the freon and have you sipping iced tea while sitting out on the porch reading, reading, and reading some more. Some experts have opined that the South is losing its identity due to the mallification of America. Well, these four authors show that the experts, like most critics, are wrong.
Harrison Scott Key and his memoir The World’s Largest Man, coming... Full Post >
The Fearrington Granary
Triangle Restaurant Week returns to The Granary this week! The Granary is offering a three course lunch for $15, and a three course dinner for $30 this week. Both menus feature fan favorites and utilize the produce from our Fearrington gardens, like Local Vegetable Salad with Pasta Ribbons, and the Herb Crusted Braised Veal with Ratatouille!
Triangle Restaurant Week encourages visitors and residents alike to experience excellent cuisine. We're excited to participate with the other... Full Post >
Fearrington House Restaurant, The Fearrington Granary, The Goat
Did you know over 100lbs of coffee beans are roasted at Fearrington every week? Those beans make the coffee at The Goat for frappes and gelato, morning coffee at breakfast at The Fearrington House, and after dinner at The Granary.
Fearrington coffee just doesn't compare to big name coffee blends, says Fearrington's coffee roaster, Patrick. "We use only premium Arabica beans and carefully roast our coffee to the best of its potential," he said. "We ensure freshness by bagging our coffee the... Full Post >
At Dovecote, Uncategorized
As hot and humid as it can get in the summer, at least we have the beach as a buffer. But how do we stay stylish in the heat?
By popping by Dovecote, of course!
We have the answers to all your style woes. Oversize linen dresses from European Culture are breathable and so cute. The classic Teton tunic from CP Shades is always a winner and makes for an effortless beach cover-up.
Roberta Roller Rabbit makes floaty tops that take you easily from sunny beach day to a stroll along the... Full Post >