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- Photos via Lush/Insider Images
- The waiting area is designed to look like an English kitchen.
- Reclaimed wood, vintage tea cups, all the fixin's.
- Each of these discs corresponds to a treatment and is gifted at the end of the session. Run under hot water to get about ten baths in, scented just like your treatment. These are exclusive to spa treatments and not available for sale.
- Treatment room
- Also available in magenta, apparently.
Lush, known for their fresh and handmade skincare and cosmetics, has opened its first North American spa on Lexington Avenue (a location in Philadelphia shortly followed). The spa is remarkably homey—no clinical white rooms or Asian-inspired decor here. The inspiration for the treatment center was, "the idyllic Dorset countryside, the beauty of birdsong and striking English coastlines," which is shown through a rustic kitchen table, mismatched vintage teacups, and a sitting area that feels more like your British grandmother's house (in a good way).
The treatments, too, are unlike the usual massage and facial lineup at other spas. Lush consulted a behavioral therapist and commissioned custom soundtracks for each treatment from folk musician Simon Emmerson to create mood-altering treatments. Upon entering, clients select one of a handful of words based on how they'd like to feel (uninhibited, enlightened, relaxed, etc.) and the service is molded around that, from the scent to lighting to the music playing. After the jump, have a look inside this unconventional spa.
· Lush Spa [Official Site]