spa awards 2016 best body treatments

1. Best Hands and Feet Care

Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by Bastien Gonzalez
Bastien’s Duo, $285 for 75 minutes

Developed by the famed podiatrist to the stars, Bastien Gonzalez, your nails and cuticles will be trimmed and shaped the Hollywood way here. Nails are buffed to a perfect, healthy pink before a synchronised massage improves circulation, relieves tension and restores joint mobility.

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2. Best Nail Art

FE Nail Lounge
Nail Art, from $2 per nail

The nail technicians here will meticulously turn your manicure to little works of art with creativity and steady hands. Talk about great conversation starters!

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3. Best Brazilian Wax

XXXX Strip, $62 for 45 minutes

With stringent hygiene standards and swift treatment protocols, you’ll be defuzzed and baby-smooth in a flash. We also love that the therapists are very thorough in educating customers when it comes to post-wax care.

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4. Best Manicure

FE Nail Lounge
Get Personal Manicure, $50 for 70 minutes

Attentive service, big comfy chairs and therapists who are skilled and swift—what more could we possibly ask for?

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5. Best Pedicure

Vedure Face, Body & Nail MediSpa
Sakura Spa Pedicure, $80 for 60 minutes

A softening brown sugar foot scrub is followed by an indulgent sake bath before a hydrating dry rice oil application leaves skin smooth and supple. With such immaculately-painted nails, our sandals were on heavy rotation that week.

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6. Best Gel Manicure & Pedicure

Presto Gel Manicure & Pedicure, $180 for 60 minutes

With its super quick settling time, you’ll be in and out with perfect nails in no time—perfect for a quick weekend nail fix. Also noteworthy is that it uses LED instead of UV light so you can rest easy on that aspect as well.

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7. Best Pain-free Hair Removal

IPL Brazilian, $642 for 40 minutes

Virtually a walk in the park, the only thing you have to bear with is the extremely cold gel on your lady bits. That said, it is a small price to pay for those who are squeamish about regular waxing because hair regrowth is already noticeably finer after just one session.

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8. Best Brow Grooming

Browgraphy (Thread+Tweeze), $45 for 30 minutes

Taking into consideration your preferences, skin tone, hair colour and features, your therapist will thread and tweeze your arches before applying a vegetal dye for perfect brows—let them do the talking.

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9. Best Brow Construction

Erabrowlogy, $1,314 for 4 sessions of 90 minutes each

Keeping to the highest hygiene standards and using only premium German tools, the thorough brow therapists here will complete pre- and post- treatment care. Enjoy the most natural-looking brows that will last up to three years.

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For more of the BAZAAR Spa Awards 2016, click here.