Pampered in Paris
A Guide to the Best Spas, Salons, and Beauty Boutiques
By Kim Horton Levesque
Photographs by Kristyn Moore
Where do chic and savvy Parisians go to indulge themselves? In Pampered in Paris, Kim Levesque profiles fifty of the city's best spas, salons, and boutiques—each provides extraordinary services, and welcomes visitors whether or not they speak French. She includes places that provide not only traditional French treatments, but Eastern therapies. You'll find treatments to fit every taste and budget.
The author also tells you exactly what to expect at each venue—grandeur, simplicity, or something in between—advises how to navigate the cultural nuances of spa etiquette, so that anyone will feel informed and comfortable. She provides complete descriptions and recommendations for dozens of treatments and services that are the best known, the most frequently recommended, or that are unique to an establishment. You'll also find a glossary of expressions to explain and clarify differences in French spa and salon terminology.
You'll discover products that shouldn't be overlooked if you want to take a little bit of the French beauty experience home with you, and a list of inexpensive pharmacie products highly regarded by the French.
About the Author
Kim Horton Levesque is a professional writer and French translator who has worked primarily in the U.S. beauty industry.
About the Photographer
Kristyn Moore is a U.S.-based photographer who specializes in interiors, architecture, still life, and natural light portraiture.