So, despite spending a week slathering on the highest SPF you could get your hands on, you’ve come back from your sunny beach vacation with skin that feels tight and dry. Taking proper care of our skin after sun exposure is almost as important as protecting it from harmful rays in the first place. Here are Toronto’s best options for repairing sun damaged skin, so that you can look as refreshed as your vacation made you feel.
Tru Vitality Clinic, The Ultimate Vitality Facial, $149
Don’t let the fact that it’s designed for mature skin fool you, Tru Vitality’s signature facial provides the perfect blend of hydration and cellular repair to nourish your sun-weary skin.
La Perla, Dermalogica Facial, $85
Visit La Perla’s Dermalogica Skin Health Specialist for a facial that’s customized to the needs of your post-vacation skin. Using the company’s signature face-mapping technique, which divides your face into 14 zones that are analyzed by touch, every inch will get the TLC it deserves.
Spa My Blend by Clarins, Ritz Carlton, The Brightening Performer, $160
Step into Toronto’s one-of-a-kind oasis for a facial specialized to heal dark spots, sun damage, and uneven skin tone. Made from an exclusive blend of sea lily extract and Vitamin C, it brightens skin to create a glowing, youthful complexion.
Spa at the Hazelton Hotel, Volcanic Earth Wrap, $150-210
Get wrapped up with a nourishing gel cream mask that moisturizes deeply and purifies your skin. Made of specialized minerals from Sicily that loosen sore muscles and repair sun damage, you’ll leave as relaxed and refreshed as you were on vacation.
Restore Integrative Health, Infrared Sauna Session, $30
It’s true that sitting in the sun may have left you feeling some positive effects as well, so keep soaking them up when you get back home. Infrared saunas offer the powerful benefits of detoxification and radiant energy that natural sunlight gives, without the risks.