There are some products and services out there that have been mislabeled as “luxury” or “gourmet,” when they should really be labeled as healthy and essential. Organic produce, memory foam pillows, massages, and spa days come to mind. Perhaps we should re-think the way we see these things and rather than considering them items we splurge on (and even feel guilty about paying for), we can see them as essentials that we make room for in our budgets. I’m sure your doctor would agree that some of your disposable income would be better spent on pesticide-free produce and sinus-opening essential oils than on cocktails and designer clutches. In fact, you’ve probably noticed how incredible you’ve felt after a day at the spa—that’s your body telling you it’s good for you! Here are 15 surprising benefits of visiting a spa.
Between the various massage treatments, Jacuzzis, and steam rooms, you can improve your circulation by regularly visiting a spa. Better circulation means more oxygen to your brain and organs, as well as healthier skin.