Glowing, healthy skin that radiates youthful exuberance is just an appointment away with Bali’s tried and tested holistic anti-aging facials. Whether you need to polish and plump for a night out, top up your injectables, or are looking for treatments that will continue to improve your skin tone and complexion over time, Bali has the remedy. Spa expert, Judy Chapman and the 360bali spa team visited the island’s top spas and cosmetic centres to test run the very best the island has to offer.
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The Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP)
Why: Also known as the vampire facial, popular with celebrities including Kim Kardashian, the PRP facial uses your own plasma as a serum and injectable to promote healthy activity of the skin on a cellular level. The facial delivers big time results and is performed by a qualified dermatologist. The treatment leaves skin red at first however, the positive effects continue to improve over the next four weeks creating a visage that is plumper and smoother.
How much: Treatments start from Rp 1,800,000
What else: Rejuvie is one of Bali’s top medical cosmetic clinics. Offering a full menu of state of the art, anti-aging therapies from injectables to the latest lasers, CO2 therapies and more. The team at Rejuvie regularly updates their skills and equipment. This is the go-to clinic for many locals and expats.
Celebrity LA 24 Gold Facial
Where: Cocoon Medical Spa
Why: Gold facials have long been revered and date back to Chinese history and Cleopatra’s time, when royalty crushed gold into their skincare routines. Cocoon’s 5-part facial is based on technologies to repair, regenerate cells and hydrate. First, a deep cleanse and Diamond Microdermabrasion exfoliation. Then onto some serious skin food; a Gold Collagen Mask, 24 Carat Gold Hyaluronic Acid Serum and a gold collagen moisturiser. The facial ends with LED Red Light Therapy to boost natural collagen levels – depart with extra shimmer and glow.
How much: 80 minutes | Rp 1,000,000
What else: Cocoon offers a variety of facials including Micro-needling, PRP (vampire facials) and Dermapen.
Cocoon Medial Spa Legian PH: +62 811 388 2240
Cocoon Medial Spa Ubud PH: +62 811 388 2241
Signature Karma Yoga Facial
Why: Based on the premise that we need to work our body to stay toned so why not our face! The newly launched Karma Yoga Facial is tailored to stimulate our often-ignored facial muscles, kickstart lymphatic drainage and improve circulation. Enhanced with profound Ayurvedic marma-point therapy, all the tension in your face is released leaving you calm, rested and glowing.
Delivered with organic coconut and facial oils.
How much: 60-minutes IDR 750++
WHAT ELSE? You can enhance your Yoga Facial with the celebrity favourite Oxygen therapy and micro-exfoliation as well as Jade gua sha or a Collagen Gold Mask. Depart toned and glowing. This facial will be rolled out to both Karma Jimbaran and Kama Reef by October.
Karma Kandara PH: +62 848 2200
Karma Jimbaran PH: +61 283 557 602
Karma Reef PH: +61 894 688 358
Ila Crystal Facial
Where: Healing Village Spa at Four Seasons Resort Jimbaran Ray
Why: Simply put, ila-spa treatments are some of the most transformative in the world. During this Crystal Facial, for example, your skin is gently massaged with healing crystals while ingredients applied include a jade mask and organic rose cream. As with all ila-spa treatments, it’s all about de-stressing our mind and returning you to that deeply restorative state – emerge feeling like a true goddess.
How much: 90 minutes | Rp 1,900,000++
What else: If you seek a results machine-based facial that will give you an instant boost and hydration, then the PURE TDA Facials are for you.
PH: +62 361 701 010
Totok Wajah Facial
Where: Arkipela Spa Movenpick Resort & Spa Jimbaran Bali
Why: This facial is inspired by the many natural beauty preparations derived from the palaces of Central Java. It is a facial that is more about strengthening the facial muscles through massage than the products. That said, during this facial you are treated to delicious ingredients including the juice of cucumbers, candlenut, coconut milk and coconut oil.
How much: 30 minutes | Rp 400,000++
What else: Journey through treatments derived from all corners of Indonesia. Unique offerings include a Traditional Sisal Massage performed with skin rolling techniques and a Black Borneo Lulu body scrub.
Codage Anti-Aging Facial
Where: Spring Spa Petitenget
Why: Regenerate, moisturize, soothe; Spring Spa understands that a facial is not only an indulgence, you should see and feel the difference. The spas and treatment rooms are beautifully designed to soothe the senses before the work begins. The professional therapists adapt the amount of luxurious ingredients to your skin type and then massage, scrub, peel and moisturize in practiced, soothing movements. Spring’s luxurious in-house brand, Codage is based on traditional French apothecary recipes and leaves skin radiant, soft and alive.
How much: Facials from Rp 495,000
What else: Bali has three Spring Spas, each beautifully designed. The spaces are created to offer both social and private treatment areas. The nature-based ingredients feel and smell beautiful.
Make me Beautiful
Where: Amo Spa Canggu
Why: Clean skin is glowing skin. The ‘Make Me Beautiful’ facial addresses the underlying reasons for dull and lifeless skin. Massage, suction and microdermabrasion tackle the layers of impurities and dead cells. Blasts of pure oxygen plump the skin and amp up the circulation. The result is glowing, clean, healthy skin. This is a results-based facial that really delivers.
How much: 60 minutes | Rp 700,000
What else: Ex NY model, Navia Nguyen has taken years of industry experience and created a one-stop beauty centre in this large, industrial chic Canggu spa. They produce their own line of spa products on site while the spa centre offers social spaces, a café serving healthy snacks and juices, hot and cold pools and a sauna in the chill out space at the back.
Micro Retinol Deep Peel Anti Aging
Where: Glo Day Spa & Salon Canggu
Why: This results-driven micro-Retinal deep peel facial by Pevonia Spa Clinica hit the target in a single hour session. The moment the Retinol is applied after a thorough cleanse, it starts producing a sizzling tingle that even feels like high performance activity is underway. During ten minutes of processing the therapist kept the tingles at bay by fan cooling. Expect to walk out with brighter, firmer and denser skin immediately.
How much: 60 minutes | Rp 950,000
What else: Glo Spa has three premier anti-aging facials – Stem Cell Phyto Elite, Escutox Caviar & Pearl Luxe and the complexion resurrecting Micro Retinol. Most of the products used for these facials are only available in professional spas and Glo is Bali’s only stand-alone spa that uses Pevonia Pro.
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