Lap of Luxury: 8 Expert Tips to Follow on Your Spa Day

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Watch what you eat
Try not to eat any heavy meals or consume alcohol. If you can, limit caffeine too. Being too full or too wired might make it difficult to relax and get ... more 
Photo by: iStockphoto
Watch what you eat
Try not to eat any heavy meals or consume alcohol. If you can, limit caffeine too. Being too full or too wired might make it difficult to relax and get comfortable.
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Wed, Sep 4, 2013 12:55 PM EDT

There are few things in life as relaxing as a day at the spa. Whether you prefer a massage, a facial, or a body wrap, the right therapeutic massage treatment is the one that best fits your body's needs and your personal preferences. Last week I had the luxury of going to the spa, courtesy of a gift card I had received for Mother's Day. While there I got to chatting with the staff and asked if they could give me a few of the tips and tricks they offer clients who get spa treatments. Whether you visit the spa frequently or once in a blue moon, click through for 8 expert tips to follow on your spa day! -By Jessica Cohen

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