Complexions featured in Saratoga Living

April 10, 2016

“When you’re spending 40 hours a week, often more, typing away at a desk, your body feels every minute of it. Your back strains and your neck tightens, as your hands begin to ache from the repetitive motion. The truth is, that while we’re busy going about our day jobs, our bodies are paying for it.

But a little pampering and some targeted relaxation can ease the pain, and go a long way toward refreshing our mental and physical health. With that in mind, I stopped by Complexions on Broadway to try out two uniquely Saratoga spa treatments that incorporate one of the area’s prized assets: its mineral springs.

First up, a 20-minute soak in a private room, in mineral water piped directly into a tub from a natural spring below the spa. It’s perfectly clear and wonderfully hot, and fortunately, without the signature sulfuric scent of other local springs. And get this—the salt and mineral content renders your entire body buoyant, which although a bit odd at first, feels lovely once you settle in. Worries can’t weigh on you in quite the same way when you’re weightless…read more