ELLE Beauty Black Book: Tension Relievers

Calm your nerves and relax those muscles with these rub downs



ELLE Loves Crystalline Stones, $260++ for 90 minutes.
The treatment starts with an Alum Stone Scrub which leaves the skin firm, supple and delicately perfumed throughout the day. This is followed by a deep cleansing Rhassoul Wrap and concludes with a soothing Alum Balm Massage for silky smooth skin.
Capella Hotel, 6591-5023.

Aramsa – The Garden Spa

ELLE Loves Aramsa Touch, $138+ for 60 minutes or $190+ for 90 minutes.
Blending Eastern meridian with classical Western lymphatic drainage massage techniques, the firm yet deep strokes improve your blood circulation and muscle tone, encouraging a sense of wellbeing and relaxation. 
Bishan Park 2, 6456-6556.

Away Spa 

ELLE LOVES Away Body Treatment, $380++ for 120 minutes.
Slough off dead skin cells with a Himalayan salt crystal scrub that is said to alleviate stress, and then soften skin with a mud wrap that will revitalise your lymphatic system. The full body treatment concludes with an invigorating back treatment using kundalini, which is said to relax your nervous system and chakras.
W Hotel Singapore, 6808-7290.

Damai Spa

ELLE Loves Yoga Massage, $194 for 90 minutes.
Get rid of all the accumulated tension and stress in your joints, deep muscles and connective tissues with this massage based on ancient healing techniques and theories. A combination of stretches and muscle compression focusing on your body’s 10 main energy lines will leave you relaxed and re-energised. 
Grand Hyatt Singapore, 6738-1234.


ELLE Loves Espa Time, $470.80 for 120 minutes.
The head-to-toe customisable treatment is tailored to suit your needs and can be a mix of anything from a facial with a body scrub, to a full body massage. We suggest arriving before your treatment to take advantage of the spa’s various pools and lounges. Our must-dos: Sweating it out in the steam room with a warm eucalyptus fog, and napping in private sleep pods.
Resorts World Sentosa, 6577-8880.

Ikeda Spa Prestige

ELLE Loves Nuka Hot Compress, from $180 for 60 minutes.
Instead of conventional hot stones, this massage uses a heated herbal compress containing Japanese rice bran, black sesame and aromatic herbs rich in natural essential oils to coax tension from the back. The heated compress also aids in relaxation and soothes away stress, leaving you feeling energised after.
#05-22 The Central, 6222-8080.

Qi Mantra

ELLE Loves Qi Thermal Detox Blast (TDB), $156 for 60 minutes.
Thermal heat radiation technology is employed to rejuvenate the skin and restore it to a healthy condition, banishing toxins while firming up the muscles and promoting blood circulation.
#02-10 The Cathay, 6732-9287.

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