Bring home a bit of paradise
Studio M Salon and Spa
David A. Lee
Luxuriate in Greater Palm Springs spas and pick up soothing products to use at home. Here is a sampling of pampering items available at desert spas.
Studio M Salon and Spa
Discover a selection of beauty and skin-care products, including the hard-to-find Priori line (Radical Defense with anti-aging and sunscreen is very popular) and Organic Male, which touts its “4 products, 4 steps, 4 minutes, 4 men” daily regimen for the well-groomed man. A full-service day spa and hair salon, Studio M recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. It has gained a loyal following of clients for its customized treatments for men and women.
2465 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
Living Waters Spa
This clothing-optional resort in Desert Hot Springs offers 24-hour free-flowing mineral water from its on-site well, attracting guests from around the world. Living Waters Spa invites you to “relax, rejuvenate, and restore.” Enjoy massage therapies using Living Waters Spa Custom Massage Oil, an unscented, five-in-one combination (sesame, rice bran, jojoba, apricot kernel, and sweet almond oils), available for purchase as well.
13340 Mountain View Rd., Desert Hot Springs,
Spa La Quinta at La Quinta Resort & Club
Find products to satisfy all your beauty needs at Spa La Quinta’s Oasis Gift Shop. A knowledgeable staff will help you with offerings such as SpaRitual, a family of vegan spa products that includes the extensive collection of DBP-, Toluene-, and formaldehyde-free nail-care products. This resort and spa caters to the entire family — two legged and four legged.
49499 Eisenhower Dr., La Quinta.
Spa Desert Springs at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa
At almost 2,000 square feet, the Spa Store at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Palm Desert is one of the largest spa retail spaces in the Coachella Valley. It offers health and beauty products that are used to support the vast operation of this desert spa destination. With a wide selection of hair, makeup, and skin-care items (including difficult-to-find Kerstin Florian for both women and men), the boutique also carries the full collection of Spanx Active Wear. And if you’re looking for NuFace (the micro-current device that tones and eliminates fine lines and wrinkles) you’re in luck.
74855 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert.
www.desertspringsresort.com, www.q9store.com/desertspringsspa (online spa store).