SKIP THE TRENDY SPA SERVICES FOR THESE TRIED-AND-TRUE FAVORITES FOR INCREDIBLE SPRING SKIN.
Skip the trendy spa services for these two tried-and-true favorites for spring-ready skin.
The beauty industry endures its share of trends, but the secret to good skin isn’t found in a fad. These facials have stood the test of time—at least three presidents’ worth!—to deliver spring-ready skin. Apple & Paprika Exfoliating Facial at Celadon Salon & Spa
Years in service: 15.
Not-so-secret ingredients: This plant-based fruity facial uses organic apple and acidic pulp to remove dead skin and clear pores. Paprika and other herbs work to boost blood flow—necessary for that coveted, ultra-hydrated glow. Why people love it: It’s organic skincare (not something people cared about when it first appeared), and it’s packed with results-oriented ingredients. “It gives you that post-facial glow,” says Celadon owner Judith Koritsas, “that makes your friends say, ‘What have you done? Your skin looks great!’” 1180 F St. NW, 202-347-3333; celadonspa.com
Oxygen Infusion Facial at Red Door Spa in The Willard InterContinental Years in service: 10.
Why it works: A cool mist of pressurized oxygen—infused with gold, silver, zinc, and iron for their antibacterial properties—soothes skin, reduces puffiness, and minimizes redness and inflammation for hydrated, firmed skin. Why people love it: “They see instant results!” says Cornelia Zicu, global chief creative officer at Red Door Spa. “It’s safe for all skin types, and perfect to refresh and awaken dull winter skin.” 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202-9422700; thereddoor.com/locations/willard-intercontinental
heep it fresh: bxfoliate and awaken springready skin with facials that have been the go-tos of tashingtonians for at least a decade.