The Grand Isle Resort and Spa on Exuma in the Bahamas offers guests a luxurious, private retreat. The resort's Sea Star Spa features three treatment rooms where guests can enjoy treatments performed by Elemis-trained therapists, including the spa's signature hot lava shell massage. Other therapies offered include organic facials, manicures, pedicures, sea salt scrubs and Balinese massages.
Le Spa, the wellness spa at Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor in Malaysia offers multiple treatments, including facials, scrubs and baths. The Le Signature Massage includes a Thai massage, Balinese and traditional Malaysian massage and then "no-hands" Hawaiian pampering.
They don't call it "transcendental massage" for nothing: The Walea Spa & Retreat in Malaysia aims to bliss out visitors to the point of sleep, says spa manager Evelyn Choo. Among the spa's offerings: slimming treatments that use body wraps, hot compresses and Swedish massage.
A new urban escape for tourists and others in Bukit Tinggi, Malaysia, has opened. The Sompoton Spa, in the Premiere Hotel, offers Malay, Swedish and Balinese massages, along with body wraps, detox treatments, a steam room and other therapies.
Dark wine lip colors, emerald green for eyes: They're among the trends for 2013, style experts say. Another new look predicted for the new year is the ombre lip, achieved by layering graduated shades of color on the lips, similar to ombre coloring in hair.