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The Langham Huntington, Pasadena Announces Opening of New 11,000-Square-Foot Chuan Spa
Offerings include exclusive treatments focused on anti-aging, skin improving technologies

PASADENA, Calif. – March 18, 2014 – The Langham Huntington, Pasadena will unveil its luxurious new Chuan Spa on June 2, offering advanced skin care methods not to be found at any other spa, combined with Chuan’s Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) techniques.

The opening of the spa will elevate the current offerings at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, already known as an urban resort oasis located just minutes from Los Angeles and Hollywood. Uniting today’s cutting-edge beauty technologies with indulgent rituals grounded in ancient modality, Chuan Spa is an innovative spa concept developed by Hong Kong-based Langham Hospitality Group and the only global spa brand based on Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Set within 11,000-square-feet, the new Chuan Spa at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena will display design influences from both the Chinese architectural and Pasadena’s Arts & Crafts traditions. It will offer 12 treatment rooms, including two couple’s suites, one of which is a completely private VIP Suite delivering the ultimate feeling of exclusivity. The innermost sanctuary of the new spa, this VIP Suite will feature two massage tables, flanked by lit decorative screens and adjoined by a spacious relaxation zone. In the suite’s wet zone, an experience shower for two will include a steam shower with dual rain-heads and adjustable body-sprays and a built-in bench with spa amenities.

Further additions to the spa will include a Contemplation Lounge and Dream Room, both Chuan Spa standards; sauna; aromatic steam room; Jacuzzi; and a robust menu of massage, facial, hair, skin and nail services. Added features for Pasadena hotel guests will include a yoga and Pilates studio, space for meditation classes, and a running and cycle club. Individual spa memberships will be available featuring monthly special events such as beauty, health and wellness workshops, girlfriend getaways, and exclusive access to product launches and previews.

Many of the product lines being offered at Chuan Spa at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena are exclusive, meaning they are either not offered at any other spa in the U.S., or are offering a version of services that has been created especially for Chuan Spa. They are:

Mistral Light Heat Energy
Known as Intelligent Phototherapy, Mistral delivers the results of costly laser treatments such as Fraxyl and Thermage, minus the potential downtime, side effects, time investment and hefty price tag. Presenting a highly advanced blend of light and heat, Mistral provides a remarkably comfortable new anti-aging facial process. It also works to clear acne and acne scarring, and to provide hair removal for the most difficult and sensitive of skin types. Uncomfortable overheating of the skin is avoided with Mistral’s patented technology, which is available at no other luxury hotel spa in the United States, and which will be available at no other California location of this kind through 2014. In conjunction with the Mistral, Neova’s medically acclaimed DNA CoFactor products will be available.

With visibly transformative results, HydraFacial® is the only hydra-dermabrasion treatment that simultaneously provides cleansing, exfoliation, extractions and hydration using results-oriented, proprietary serums filled with antioxidants, peptides and hyaluronic acid. This advancement in skin-resurfacing technology combines the benefits of aggressive exfoliation and chemical peels into a one-step resurfacing treatment that has made it the ultimate go-to rejuvenator for guests attending weddings, TV/red carpet appearances and special events. It is a non-invasive, non-surgical process delivering instant results with no discomfort or downtime. The procedure is immediately effective.
Kerstin Florian presents passion for innovative skincare, beauty, natural wellness and the spa lifestyle to deliver results with a beautiful, sensory experience. A complete product range based on powerful plant and marine ingredients, natural resources including thermal mineral water, mud, herbal extracts and essential oils. The product and treatment brand presents beauty and wellness innovation through a renowned focus on the four core practices of well-being: proper nutrition, regular exercise, peace of mind and care of the face and body. Kerstin Florian has partnered with Chuan Spa to create face and body treatments that embrace the philosophies of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

PRIORI®, The Anti-Aging Authority, is the most innovative source of anti-aging science and proprietary patented technologies for the professional skincare market worldwide. PRIORI® provides beauty professionals with treatments and anti-aging regimens, to deliver new levels of skin rejuvenation beyond traditional those provided by today’s cosmeceuticals. The PRIORI® experience will play a feature role in the Chuan Spa treatment menu.
La Bella Donna offers pure minerals which behave like make-up. Formulated to be healthy for the skin, La Bella Donna’s pure minerals provide beauty as well as benefits for all skin types, including sensitive and problem complexions and post-operative skins. Unavailable at department stores or cosmetic retailers, La Bella Donna nourishes and beautifies at the same time.

ZIRH men’s treatments and products will provide guests of Chuan Spa with access to one of the world’s top men’s skincare brands. The spa’s ZIRH program will present a full selection of customized gentlemen’s spa experiences, including a one-of-a-kind facial created for Chuan Spa, as well as elite retail selections specifically formulated to meet men’s skincare, grooming and hair care needs.

Deborah Lippmann, celebrity nail artist and fashion manicurist, will offer her treasured line of lacquers and treatments for nails, hands and feet to guests of Chuan Spa. Lippmann’s glamorous nail products are featured on the fashion runway, in top beauty magazines and on the world’s most high-profile fashion and entertainment stars.

Langham Hospitality Group opened its first Chuan Spa at The Langham, Hong Kong in 2008 – it now operates at eight different Langham Hospitality properties around the world, the latest of which will be The Langham Huntington, Pasadena. Chuan Spa was named Best Luxury Spa Group by the World Luxury Hotel Awards and is recognized for its TCM values and its focus on the Five Elements of wood, fire, earth, metal and water. The new Chuan Spa at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena will take Chuan’s existing reputation up a notch, offering a range of skincare and beauty rituals that aren’t currently offered anywhere else in the hotel spa world.

About The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, Los Angeles
Capturing the grace and elegance of classic Southern California, The Langham Huntington is an iconic landmark hotel located at the base of the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains, just minutes from downtown Los Angeles in beautiful Pasadena. A renowned Pasadena hotel for 100 years, the property features 380 guestrooms including 38 suites, eight cottages, world-class dining and spa treatments based upon Traditional Chinese Medicine. For more information, visit

About Chuan Spa
The Chuan Spa values are based upon the principles of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), yin and yang, the meridian system (jing luo) and the five elements (wu xing – wood, fire, earth, metal and water,) all of which place a strong emphasis on rebalancing the elements and providing a journey into wellness. Chuan Spa has exclusively developed over 20 signature treatments with the guidance of the in-house TCM doctor to ensure the highest levels of authenticity and conceptual integrity. To compliment these services, a comprehensive Chuan branded retail and professional spa product range was created, which included the 5 Element Massage Oils and Essential Oils. As the spa brand of Langham Hospitality Group, the first Chuan Spa was opened in 2005 at Langham Place, Hong Kong; other locations around the world include The Langham hotels in Auckland, Boston, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Ningbo, Shanghai and Shenzhen. For more information, visit