Manhattan is the kingdom of French luxury spas.
But three new spas have opened in three landmark New York City hotels in the past three months.
The Caudalie Spa at the newly remodeled Plaza Hotel uses the popular products made with natural grape extracts, known for their topical value of antioxydants. Caudalie’s founders also own the famous Chateau Smith Haut Lafitte in Bordeaux, France which has produced Grand Cru wines since the 1300’s.
Sense Spa at the Carlyle Hotel is a splendid oasis of luxury and serenity in middle of the jungle. All treatment are anti-aging using Sisley’s products. Botanically based, Sisley was a novelty in 1976 when Hubert d’Ornano, who is essentially skin-care royalty, launched the line. Mr. D’Ornano also created and sold a little line called Lancome.
The third spa français to open in New York is the Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf=Astoria. Enter in the scent of perfume bottles from the 180-year-old fragrance house’s Champs-Elysees spa... Guerlain utilizes world-renowned skincare. Their technologically advance ingredients and methods enhanced product infusion and performance with an emphasize upon anti-aging. The spa also provides a makeup playground where every piece of Guerlain makeup is available for use.