The Wood element is most predominant during the season of spring and represents new beginnings, growth and development. The Wood dominant skin type is normal or combination, and the Wood dominant character is drawn to new possibilities; they are often determined, seek out challenges and do well under pressure, but when out of balance, they can become irritable and frustrated and can suffer from headaches and tight, aching muscles.
Treatments to Balance The Wood Element
Wood Balance Facial
Perfect for normal, combination or imbalanced skin, this treatment combines healing botanicals and marine extracts to feed the skin and restore equilibrium. Incorporating deep cleansing, exfoliation and Swedish and acupressure massage techniques, this facial features our balancing, repairing and protecting Wood elemental product range, leaving your skin feeling both nourished and clarified.
Ho-Leaf and Rosemary Muscle Melt
Combining the stimulating and warming essential oils of ho leaf, lemongrass, nutmeg and rosemary with deep massage, this targeted treatment will help to unravel tension in sore, tight muscles and will encourage post-workout muscle recovery. Incorporating hot stones and a warm steam towel to the back, this treatment is highly recommended for anyone suffering from chronic stress or deep-seated tension.
Deep Rejuvenation Body Wrap
Hydrate the skin and soothe aching muscles with this warming and deeply rejuvenating treatment for the body. A gentle exfoliation removes dead skin cells before the application of a rich lemongrass and nutmeg cream body mask. Whilst the body is enveloped in the wrap, an aromatherapy scalp massage is performed to help reduce tension in the scalp and clear the mind, and the treatment finishes with an application of a rejuvenating body oil.
The Fire element is most predominant during the season of early summer and represents power and transformation. The Fire dominant skin type is oily, congested or blemished, and the Fire dominant character is energetic, charismatic, sociable and approaches life with an infectious enthusiasm. They make great leaders because of their ability to “fire up” other people, but exert a lot of mental energy, and when out of balance, they can become impatient and hyperactive, leading to them feeling mentally exhausted.
Treatments to Balance The Fire Element
Fire Purity Facial
Restore clarity to an oily or blemish-prone complexion with this purifying facial, which uses natural antibacterial botanicals to reduce excess oil and calm breakouts. Incorporating gentle steam and extractions if needed and featuring our clarifying Fire elemental product range, our targeted lymphatic drainage and acupressure massage, as well as a mattifying clay mask will leave your skin looking clearer and feeling revitalised.
Fire Zest Aroma Massage
This treatment combines the energising Zest Body Oil blend with warm steam towels, heated stones and a skilful blend of eastern and western massage techniques to deliver the ultimate massage experience. Featuring acupressure points to help balance the Fire element, you will leave feeling relaxed yet energised, and with greater mental clarity.
Fire Energiser Body Scrub
Reveal smooth and supple skin with this energising and zesty combination of essential oils and sugar. A full body exfoliation sweeps away dry skin cells whilst an application of nourishing body cream leaves skin soft and deeply hydrated.
The Earth element is most predominant during the season of late summer and represents stability but also transition and continuity. The Earth dominant skin type is dull or pigmented, and the Earth dominant character is considered to be nurturing, grounded and reliable. When out of balance, they can often worry unnecessarily and can feel emotionally depleted, due to giving too much of themselves to others.
Treatments to Balance The Earth Element
Earth Vitality Facial
Enhance skin’s radiance and texture with this brightening and revitalising facial. Featuring gua sha massage, acupressure and our Earth elemental product range rich in kombucha and exfoliating fruit acids, this facial will dramatically brighten the skin as well as help to reduce the appearance of pigmentation.
Thai-Qi Flow Massage
This therapeutic, warming and nurturing massage integrates our Harmony Body Oil blend with Thai herbal compresses, hands-on massage, acupressure techniques and stretches to help release any stagnation and restore a healthy flow of Qi energy, resulting in a more balanced body and mind. Thai-Qi Flow Massage will also aid the release of tight muscles, promoting a feeling of optimum wellbeing.
Back, Scalp and Feet Retreat
Help restore balance to energy levels and emotions with this targeted treatment, focusing on three key areas of physical and mental tension. Beginning with a back exfoliation and massage that combines our Harmony Body Oil blend with heated stones and warm steam towels, the treatment continues with a nourishing acupressure scalp massage and warm hair wrap, and concludes with a restorative foot and leg massage, leaving you feeling both relaxed and rejuvenated.
The Metal element is most predominant during the season of autumn and represents the processes of separation, refinement and elimination, and in TCM, autumn is the season for eliminating impurities through detoxification. The Metal dominant skin type is mature, and the Metal dominant character is self-disciplined, organised and methodical. Perfectionists in everything they do, they are detail-oriented and good problem solvers. When out of balance, they can feel sluggish and bloated, and their mind can feel cluttered with too many plans and ideas.
Treatments to Balance The Metal Element
Metal Longevity Facial
This intensive facial treatment combines the high-tech plant ingredients of our Metal elemental product range with targeted anti-ageing massage techniques to address the signs of physiological skin ageing such as fine lines, deeper wrinkles, loss of elasticity and lack of radiance. Acupressure massage will encourage a release of tension in the facial muscles, while a rich, nourishing mask combined with rose quartz rollers will leave the skin looking plumped and rejuvenated.
Metal Detox Aroma Massage
This treatment combines the purifying Detox Body Oil blend with warm steam towels, heated stones and a skilful blend of eastern and western massage techniques to deliver the ultimate massage experience. Featuring acupressure points to help balance the Metal element, you will leave feeling relaxed, less sluggish and with a clearer and more focused mind.
Detox Booster Body Wrap
A detoxifying treatment designed to reduce fluid retention, stimulate circulation and shift toxins. An invigorating body scrub buffs away dry skin cells, before the entire body is covered in a warm, purifying clay and wrapped to increase the body’s temperature and encourage the release of toxins and excess fluid. An energising massage using an oil blend rich in grapefruit and juniper berry will leave you feeling purified and uplifted.
The Water element is most predominant during the season of winter and represents tranquillity, creativity and imagination. The Water dominant skin type is dry, dehydrated or sensitive, and the Water dominant character goes with the flow, but with a strong will to get things done. They are known for their determination and are often described as self-sufficient and quietly philosophical. They seek out solitude and tranquillity, but when out of balance they can become fearful and indecisive, which can often lead to insomnia.
Treatments to Balance The Water Element
Water Hydration Facial
Ideal for dry, dehydrated and even the most sensitive skin, this treatment features our Water elemental product range, containing patented hydration technology rich in hyaluronic acid, to dramatically increase skin’s moisture and strengthen the protective barrier. A combination of rich botanicals and Swedish and acupressure massage techniques will leave the skin looking nourished and plumped and feeling soothed and comforted.
Water Soothe Aroma Massage
This treatment combines the deeply relaxing Soothe Body Oil blend with warm steam towels, heated stones and a skilful blend of eastern and western massage techniques to deliver the ultimate massage experience. Featuring acupressure points to help balance the Water element and encourage restful sleep, you will leave feeling deeply nurtured and relaxed.
Rose Hydrator Body Wrap
Nourish and soothe parched skin with this warming and soothing treatment for the body. A gentle exfoliation removes dead skin cells before the application of a rich rose and neroli cream body mask. Whilst the body is enveloped in the wrap, an aromatherapy scalp massage is performed to help reduce tension in the scalp and clear the mind, and the treatment finishes with an application of a soothing body oil.