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April 12, 2010

The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg offers women's facial special May 2

Mothers, daughters, sisters and friends can enjoy a 30-minute facial at a special price Sunday, May 2, at the Spa of Colonial Williamsburg – and the $50 service includes $25 in Naturopathica products, free makeup application and the opportunity to talk to Barbara Close, president and founder of Naturopathica.

Close, author of “Pure Skin – Organic Beauty Basics,” will be on hand with tips for taking care of the skin at any age. Close’s approach to skin care debunks the myth of anti-aging rituals and miracle creams and embraces the concept of aging well. Close is a recognized authority on alternative treatments and healing therapies. She has been a natural health practitioner for more than 20 years, and her areas of expertise include herbal medicine, aromatherapy, massage therapy and hydrotherapy.

For reservations, call 757-220-7720.

The Spa of Colonial Williamsburg was selected as one of the 2009 top 10 spas in North America on Vanity Fair magazine’s Top Global Spa List and selected as one of nine new spas in the United States in Condé Nast Traveler magazine’s 2008 Hot List.

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation is the not-for-profit educational institution and cultural destination dedicated to the preservation, restoration, interpretation and presentation of the 18th-century Revolutionary capital of Virginia as the nation’s largest living history museum. Colonial Williamsburg offers more than 1,000 guest rooms among five hotels, including the landmark Williamsburg Inn, four historic dining taverns and six restaurants, a full-service 20,000-square-foot spa, the Golden Horseshoe golf courses and 66,000 square feet of conference space centered at the restored Williamsburg Lodge.

Williamsburg is located in Virginia’s Tidewater region, 20 minutes from Newport News, within an hour’s drive of Richmond and Norfolk, and 150 miles south of Washington, D.C. For more information about Colonial Williamsburg, call 1-800-HISTORY or visit Colonial Williamsburg’s Web site at Purchase of Colonial Williamsburg products and services supports the Foundation’s preservation, research and educational programs.

Media Contact:
Barbara Brown
(757) 220-7280