March 2nd, 2009
With today's hectic lifestyle, everyone needs a break now and then. A spa day where you can get pampered silly is on everyone's wish list.
We are constantly bombarded with articles telling us to "go to the spa" and as we get oh-so pumped up; our world comes crashing down when most of us see the price list.
Unless I've saved up for a year, I doubt I'd be able to afford the majority of treatments out there.
This does not at all imply that I, and those who agree with me, are stingy when it comes to money. With today's economic crisis, it's just not that safe to splurge anymore.
Still, if a spa day is what you dream of GoTravel24 is never short of surprises. We have found two salons in Cape Town that will not break the bank even though they will ensure that as you depart, you will be feeling like a million dollars.
Rouge Day Spa - Kenilworth
This wonderful salon is a day spa situated in Kenilworth. They offer a full range of skin and body treatments one would expect to find in a Day Spa.
Along with having a wonderful swimming pool and Jacuzzi, you as the guest can expect food and beverages when you feel a tad peckish.
The casual and comfortable environment makes this spa worth the visit.
Picture relaxing on the deck in summer whilst enjoying a glass of bubbly, right next to a pool and Jacuzzi which you are free to use whenever you like...
In winter they offer a cozy lounge area complete with roaring fire. (This place is just getting better and better!)
The therapists are really well trained, professional and are experts in all treatments offered at the spa.
Rouge stocks the following products and equipment:
• Environ Products
• St Tropez Spray Tan
• Hapro Onyx Pro Line sunbed
Rouge spa tip:
Arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment to allow time to fill in the consultation form and shower before your treatment if necessary. Towels, robes, slippers and disposable underwear are supplied by Rouge for your convenience.
So whether you'd like to go alone, with your loved one or take a group and have a party, Rouge Day Spa caters for everyone's desires.
Okay... the moment of truth. Time to reveal the price list.
Believe it or not, the prices range from R45 for a brow tint to R360 for a 90 minute Moya Crystal Massage. Yes, you read it correctly!
They also have package treatments for 6-10 sessions of deluxe treatments such as Slimming and Anti Cellulite Wraps (60 minutes each) to a five hour deluxe treatment all priced between R900 and R1600. That's for more than one session people. Up to ten!
I don't know about you, but a spa treatment is looking more and more real to me...
Reveal Beauty Bar - Rondebosch
Reveal Beauty Bar offers beauty and de-stressing treatments to the public for very affordable prices.
They pride themselves in being dedicated to impeccable customer care through top notch service and quality treatments in a relaxing and caring environment.
It shows that cheap isn't necessarily crappy quality, doesn't it?
Reveal are Stockists of:
• Depilieve Wax
• ORLY Nail Polish
Besides the fantastic treatments you are guaranteed to receive, Reveal Beauty Bar has a boutique! This boutique offers clients a range of gifts from sleepwear, to sexy lingerie and even candles and jewellery!
The boutique also stocks the Spiralworks Body range which includes fabulous smelling and feeling body scrubs, milk baths and creams amongst other exciting moisturizing and body spritzers.
Their latest treatment offered is Eyelash Extensions. They're a safe, harmless way to enhance existing lashes. You can choose the thickness and length of your lashes.
Think Bollywood goddess Aishwarya Buchan nee Rai and flutter those lashes...
Now for the price tag... It really is not all that bad. Wait for it...
The prices range from a R40 tint treatment to a four hour treatment costing R915. (Blushing bride deluxe package). It is unbelievably affordable!