No matter where you venture in the U.S., there's bound to be a spa nearby. It's not surprising that many are green, given the health-oriented philosophies held by the wellness community. It's also not surprising that while in town, tourists flock to these palaces of pampering in droves. After all, if you had the added excuse of giving your business to a sustainable spa, wouldn't you?
We thought so.
InStyle magazine did the dirty work for this post, rounding up their favorites, which boast eco-friendly features like organic facials and reclaimed furnishings. So next time you find yourself in one of the below cities, drop in for a guilt-free massage... or pedi... or vichy...
Chicago: Salon Echo
Tucked away behind the salon, this serene spa was built almost entirely of recycled or sustainable materials. Guests will find organic-cotton sheets on massage tables, organic scented oils that soothe tired muscles and botanically based laundry supplies too.
Dallas: Exhale Spa
An eco-adviser helped develop the new facilas and skincare line for this spa, using mushroom enzymes and echinacea.
Los Angeles: Dtox Day Spa
Buddhas and bamboo add zen to this urban retreat, which offers up organic tea and treatments to smooth and hydrate.
Miami: Uhma Spa
Slip into a bamboo robe at this South Beach spa before getting rubbed down with organic oils.
New York: Priti Organic Spa (pictured above)
This downtown spa utilizes organic products like nontoxic nail polish to pamper guests.
San Diego: Blue Marble
Read all about this sleek spa in one of Green Globetrotter's previous posts.
San Franciso: Sen Spa
Munch on organic dried fruit and dark chocolate at this wellness center, located in renovated WWI barracks.
Santa Monica: The Bey's Garden
Organic products, natural beauty products and recycled plastic sheets make this spa one to check out. It also boasts an adorable spa shop to browse.