7×7 SF

    New Spring Treatments
    April 2015
    “If you struggle daily in the pursuit of porelessness, this treatment’s a winner…A vigorous facial massage soothed our muscled and toned our jaw, and the end results were downright red carpet-worthy.”



    West Coast Beauty
    April 2015
    “International Orange, located in central San Francisco, is a spa that puts yoga first. They say that practicing yoga before your spa treatment increases the benefit and experience of the treatment.”


    7×7 SF

    2015 Best of Beauty Wellness Guide
    March 2015
    “We love this freshly renovated Pac Heights spa for its Essential Oil Massage, which uses a myriad of calming aromalicious body balm from local company In Fiore. A finishing heat towel for the shoulders mets away any remaining tension.”



    Top 16 Luxury Spas in the Bay Area
    February 2015
    “Tucked away in the Fillmore, International Orange is a yoga studio plus full-service spa. We recommend yoga first, then choose from an assortment of essential oils to bliss out further with a massage.”


    Town & Country

    Beauty GPS: San Francisco
    February 2015
    “The spa recently relaunched its yoga program — all classes are now one-on-one lessons with expert yogis — and expanded its apothecary to encompass a shop-within-a-shop for the Bay Area natural beauty line In Fiore.”



    San Francisco City Guide 2015
    January 2015
    “In Pacific Heights, above the shopping bustle of Fillmore, International Orange offers a tranquil escape from the crowds… The retail area stocks a good range of cult beauty products by brands such as May Lindstrom and SkinCeuticals, as well as the Hollywood favourite Arcona.”


    7×7 SF

    Editors Pick Their Must-Haves for December
    December 2014
    “In keeping with its customized body and beauty treatments, Pac Heights spa International Orange—a favorite haunt of such celebrities as Julia Roberts and Gwyneth Paltrow—has recently transitioned its group yoga program into a more private affair.”


    Refinery29 SF

    19 Events to Add to Your Cal This Month
    December 2014
    “Organic spa and local zen hot spot International Orange has been collaborating with skin care line In Fiore for some time now. But, it’s only now that the luxe duo is really joining forces, with a shop-in-shop sitch. There’s no end date, but stop by and stock up on all kinds of holiday goodies for the product junkie in your life.”


    San Francisco Chronicle

    An Inside Look at Enticing New Shops within Shops
    December 2014
    “Beauty buffs will find two of their favorite local pamperers under one roof. Organic skin care brand In Fiore is moving its beloved Post Street apothecary inside International Orange. ‘IO shares our same meditative ethos of honesty and simplicity,’ In Fiore founder and creator Julie Elliot said in an announcement. IO’s aestheticians will be on hand to help with skin care consultations and product recommendations.”


    San Francisco Chronicle

    2014 Top 100 Bay Area Shops
    September 2014
    “Owner and co-founder of acclaimed day spa and yoga studio International Orange, Melissa Ferst is also a practicing yoga instructor and stocks her favorite, hard-to-find activewear lines in the IO shop.”


    Refinery29 SF

    How to Make the Most of a SF Summer
    July 2014
    “60 Minute Custom Enzyme Facial: Made of a concoction of papaya, pineapple, and pumpkin enzymes, this luxurious facial delivers dense nutrients to J.Lo-ify the skin — leaving you with a natural sun-kissed shine from the inside out.”


    Well + Good NYC

    11 Super-pretty Los Angeles and San Francisco Yoga Studios
    March 2014
    “International Orange is, first and foremost, an incredibly popular natural-leaning spa. (Bonus points if you get the reference in the studio’s name.) But the Japanese-design-inspired space hosts Vinyasa and restorative yoga classes in minimalist studios with soaring ceilings filled and lots of soft sunlight. We’d pay the class fee just to go and sit there.”


    Allure Magazine

    Best Facials in SF
    February 2014
    “The word: Gwyneth Paltrow and Julia Roberts are fans of this spa and yoga studio. The feel: Zen in attitude and decor, with a “please practice silence” sign at the entrance. Bottom line: Inner peace and a voucher for a free yoga class were nice perks, but our gorgeous skin was the real payoff.”


    Racked SF

    The Eight Most Luxurious Spas in SF
    January 2014
    “Tucked away in the Fillmore, International Orange is a yoga studio plus full-service spa. We recommend yoga first, then choose from an assortment of essential oils to bliss out further with a massage.”


    DailyCandy SF

    SF Alternative Wellness Guide
    December 2013
    “Acupuncturist and aromatherapist Rachael Webb is a holistic superhero when it comes to treating stress, tension, and anxiety.”


    Refinery29 SF

    Health Nut’s Guide to Working Out in SF
    November 2013
    “The renowned spa, yoga studio, and retail space means you could probably move in and happily live out the rest of your days as a pampered, well-outfitted yogi princess at International Orange. The space itself is a beautiful, airy second-floor loft on Fillmore, with a studio on one side and treatment rooms on the other.”


    Gal Meets Glam

    Skincare Q&A with International Orange
    September 2013
    “I had the pleasure of getting treated to the Organic Detox Facial at International Orange a few weeks back. It was heavenly and everything I had hoped it would be…I’ve been on a quest to find an amazing spa and found IO just down the street!”


    Harpers Bazaar HK

    A Louis Vuitton Trip to Frisco
    August 2013
    “International Orange not only has a variety of body and facial treatments, such as the 60 minutes Essential Oil Massage, it also provides different levels and types of yoga classes.”


    Rue Magazine

    Beauty Beat: Facials
    August 2013
    “It had been years since I’d had a facial of my own, and my memories of it included painful extractions and a longing for the service to end. I recently paid a visit to the International Orange Spa in San Francisco, CA to expel my negative thoughts. What I learned? Not all facials are created equal!”


    Martha Stewart Living

    Martha’s San Francisco Favorites
    July/August 2013
    “Being a tourist is hard work – come to this oasis of relaxation for a yoga class, a customized facial with all-organic products, or a restorative massage.”


    Two Summer Road Trips for the Beauty-Obsessed
    July 2013
    “Named after the paint color of the Golden Gate Bridge, International Orange spa and yoga studio has become something of a landmark itself among the city’s holistic set.”


    7×7 SF

    10 Local Natural Beauty Brands We Love
    July 2013
    “If you think skincare rituals are an extension of wellness (we do!), hit up International Orange next time you’re in Pac Heights… In 2006, the yoga studio and spa launched a seven-product body care system, featuring organic, wild-crafted, and biodynamically farmed ingredients and aroma therapeutic essential oils. And when IO set their minds on something, they do it right.”


    C Magazine

    Best of Beauty
    Summer 2013
    “Lower Pacific Heights’ seven-block strip “The Moe” offers an assortment of tony boutiques (Curve and Cielo, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Joie), long-standing favorites (Juicy Newstand, Jane Café, Browser Books), beauty havens (International Orange Spa, NARS, Dry Bar) and foodie haunts (Out the Door, Woodhouse Fish Co.), just to name a few!”


    7×7 SF

    Best Facials in San Francisco
    June 2013
    “International Orange has long been loved (and showered with accolades) for its non-invasive, restorative methods that encourage the body’s natural healing process. If you’re feeling worn down or noticing one too many wrinkles, IO’s brand new anti-aging facial (All About Face) is a rejuvenating choice to get glowing in no time.”


    Refinery 29 SF

    Haven on Earth: 11 Luxe Beauty Treatments that are Eco-Friendly, Too
    May 2013
    “From the accommodating staff to the beyond tranquil setting, International Orange is the whole package. Book. This. Now.”


    66 Great Spas and Gift Stores for Mothers’ Day
    May 2013
    “If you’re looking for even more alone time, try the Indulgence Package, which for $399 includes an essential oil massage, deep-cleanse facial and five yoga sessions… Say it with us, “Ahhh…”


    Daily Candy SF

    Mother’s Day Gifts
    May 2013
    “You don’t need a rhyme or reason to pamper her. Get down to the pore of the matter with International Orange’s new IO Focus Facial. Honing in on her primary complexion concern (dry, dull, clogged), the treatment gets down to business with an exfoliating peel, tailored mask, and facial massage.”


    Beauty Huile

    International Orange Anoint Body Oil
    March 2013
    “The clean green notes of Vetiver infused through the Jasmine makes the strongly scented come to life…A new way to heighten your delight for Jasmine.”


    Prevention Magazine

    The 50 Healthiest Eco Spas in America
    March 2013
    “Don’t miss: The Acupuncture Restorative Facial. This anti-aging facial uses the traditional Chinese medicinal technique to address issues like wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, acne, rosacea, and scarring in a non-invasive fashion (the spa refers to it as the No-[bo]tox facial!).


    Racked SF

    The Nine Most Luxurious Spas in San Francisco
    January 2013
    “Tucked away in the Fillmore, International Orange is a yoga studio plus full-service spa. We recommend yoga first, then choose from an assortment of essential oils to bliss out further with a massage.”


    7×7 SF

    Acupuncture in SF: A Beginner’s Guide
    January 2013
    “International Orange Spa offers an acupuncture restorative facial that could be the most blissed-out 75 minutes you’ve had in awhile.”


    Pop Sugar Home

    10 Favorite Things: Interior Designer Chloe Warner
    January 2013
    “All of the services at International Orange Spa Yoga Lounge are wonderful but the facials are something special. Their products are natural but really effective and my skin has never felt better. I’m a true believer!”


    Whole living Magazine

    Gift Guide: Natural Beauties
    December 2012
    “IO BATHE Bath Soak: What bather could resist sea salt (for drawing out toxins) combined with soothing orange blossom?”



    San Francisco City Guide 2013
    November 2012
    “In addition to the spa’s soothing crisp white walls, natural stones and wood floors, some of the city’s best massage therapists and aestheticians are employed here.”


    Louis Vuitton

    San Francisco City Guide 2013
    November 2012
    “…the treatment rooms lining the back of the building remain private sanctums of tranquility. Jennifer is the go-to magician for skin smoothing facials.”



    DIY Fall Mask
    October 2012
    “Save face with a mask designed to do more caring than scaring. We asked Eleanor Bagley, aesthetician at International Orange, to create an at-home recipe specifically targeting imbalanced complexions.”


    Allure Magazine

    Best of Beauty: Massage
    October 2012
    “The best and the brightest. One Massage, four techniques.”


    Refinery29 San Francisco

    SF Beauty Black Book: Most Relaxing Facial
    September 2012
    “If you’re looking to get an all-encompassing facial that gets deep down while still offering up an ultra-zen experience, don’t go anywhere other than International Orange. Try the Deep Cleanse Facial and add the Resurfacing Mask on top and you can literally feel your facial toxins getting released.”



    Where to Get Fit by the Bay
    May 2012
    “This serene, minimalist Pac Heights spa is home to some of the better massages and facials around. It also has a stunning yoga studio with classes for all levels.”


    San Francisco Chronicle

    Lighten Up
    March 2012
    “Dark spots and uneven skin tone are the latest skin care concerns as products that promise to brighten turn white hot: iS CLINICAL White Lightening Complex, available at International Orange.”


    Harper’s Bazaar

    Best Spa Facials of 2012
    Acupuncture Restorative Facial
    March 2012
    “Insiders call this the “no-tox” alternative to elevate and brighten the skin…10 to 20 slim needles are inserted into targeted points on the face and body to correct internal imbalances that can lead to external wrinkles, blotches, and dullness.”


    Refinery29 San Francisco

    The Best Super-Ambient S.F. Spas
    February 2012
    “In addition to the fabulous massages, we love the rustic-cool waiting area that comes stocked with a sleek fireplace, yummy treats and a great selection of magazines. On warm days, the patio out back is not to miss.”


    Refinery29 San Francisco

    Editor’s Holiday Wish List
    December 2011
    “The massages here are absolutely killer. I also love the atmosphere of the lounge area, which attaches to a little outdoor patio. It’s truly an oasis in the middle of the city.”


    San Francisco Brides

    Primp Plan: IO BATHE Bath Soak
    December 2011
    “It relaxes tense muscles and encourages circulation, maximizing your pre-wedding beauty sleep.”


    7×7 Magazine

    Wellness Guide
    November 2011
    “…reset your skin with this Pacific Heights haven’s Organic Detox Facelift. A facial massage releases builtup toxins, while potent, wildcrafted concoctions of Indian jasmine, Tunisian neroli, and Bulgarian rose purify and hydrate for skin that goes bloom.”


    Huffington Post

    Summer Spa Treats for Skin and Hair
    September 2011
    “The Organic Detox Facelift is a powerful solution that combines cleansing, enzymatic exfoliation and
    intense hydration.”


    7×7 SF

    International Orange Indulgence is Standing By
    September 2011
    “There are good San Francisco spas and there are better ones. International Orange has always kept a low profile as one of the better ones.”


    bon appetit

    Our favorite Farm-Fresh Beauty Products: OM of NM
    August 2011
    “OM of NM, the small, privately run family farm handcrafts its products exclusively for BA-favorite International Orange spa in San Francisco. [The scrub] leaves your skin so lightly moisturized that you can use it in the morning, towel dry, put on your work clothes, and you’re out the door.”


    7×7 SF

    Triple Threat: Yoga, Steam + Spa at IO
    July 2011
    “International Orange still has the same allure as it did when it first opened…sometimes the oldies but goodies are the best discoveries.”



    The 411 Beauty Insider: In Fiore’s Julie Elliot
    July 2011
    “This [International Orange] is always my go-to place. All of the aestheticians and body workers are very experienced and regarded as some of the most talented in the Bay area.”



    Editor’s Guide to San Francisco’s Best Beauty Spots
    June 2011
    “An extra bonus for you pregnant ladies, they have special mom-to-be massages and packages, too.”



    Shaping Up Skin with a “Yoga Facial” at International Orange
    June 2011
    “…known for its serene, centering atmosphere and beloved by celebrities who possess both flawless skin and bodies (Christy Turlington, Gwyneth Paltrow)…what I left with was well worth the effort: radiant skin that’s still plump and blemish-free weeks later, and perhaps more toned arms and legs as an added bonus.”


    7×7 MAGAZINE

    2011 Best of the City: Beauty On-the-Go
    June 2011
    “One shot of International Orange’s Preserve Skincare products, and your beauty routine will forever be altered. The face-cleansing pads are the perfect all-in-one solution for anyone on the go.”



    The Stock List: Preserve Skincare + Taking a Swipe at Wrinkles and Acne
    April 2011
    “The seasoned pros have come up with a solution: a pre-soaked facial cleansing pads that wipe away impurities and rebalance the skin’s pH with high-tech botanicals so you never have to bother with tedious soap again.”


    San Francisco Brides

    Get Glowing: IO Custom Enzyme Facial
    Spring/Summer 2011
    “…a customized skin cocktail of smoothing fruit enzymes that’s surprisingly effective – think pineapple, papaya, and grapefruit gently working through your tired skin. Added bonus: Nearly all of the facials involve deft neck and shoulders massages, letting you take care of dull skin and pre-wedding jitters all at once.”



    The Weekend Guide
    March 2011
    “What? A bargain on unlimited classes for 30 days at San Francisco’s chicest studio. Why? It’s time to come out of hibernation.”



    So Fresh & So Clean: Preserve Skincare
    March 2011
    “Packed with purifying herbs and essential oils, these pads from San Francisco spa and yoga studio International Orange smell as good as they make your skin feel.”



    Awakenings: Floral-scented shortcut for better skin
    February 2011
    “Estheticians Jennifer Gallegos and Jennie Hearn, both skin care experts at International Orange, have created these cleansing pads to help make skin as dewy and fresh as a garden abloom.”



    Beauty News: Editor’s Picks
    February 2011
    “New kid on the block, Preserve Skincare, ticks all the boxes with its duo of face cleansing pads. Conceived by Jennie Hearn and Jennifer Gallegos, both seasoned aestheticians at San Franciscan spa favourite International Orange…”


    Sunset Magazine

    Holiday Hot List | All Made in the West: OM of NM Salt Rub
    December 2010
    “Sea salts soaked in grapefruit, tangerine, and lavender oils give skin a spa-worthy pampering at home.”


    C Magazine

    The Best of Golden State Beauty: IO Bathe Bath Soak
    November 2010
    “From fruit scrubs to organic serums, here are 22 reasons why Golden State potions are the cream of the crop.”



    2010 Beauty Black Book: Best SF Facial IO Custom Enzyme Facial
    October 2010
    “…by using lymphatic drainage massages and fruit enzyme exfoliating masks, the aestheticians at this relaxing spot are able to clear clogs with minimal irritation.”


    GOOP.COM (by Gwyneth Paltrow)

    GO San Francisco
    July 2010
    “International Orange (IO) named after the paint color of the Golden Gate Bridge, is an open space of Zen in the middle of the city.”


    Daily Candy

    Mothers’ Day Savings
    May 2010
    “Visit International Orange for a sublime massage to a complexion-restoring facial.”


    San Francisco Magazine

    Saving Our Skin: IO Organic Body Products
    March 2010
    “Claim to fame: Handcrafted spa brand with products created from organic, wild or biodynamic ingredients.”


    San Francisco Examiner

    Introduces New Organic Detox Facelift Facial
    February 2010
    “It’s designed to rescue skin from drying winter weather and get it dewy and revitalized for spring.”


    Boston Globe

    …Aaah New Big City, Old Rainy Day? Relax, Feel Like a Native
    February 2010
    “No froufrou frills in the compact white treatment rooms – just experienced massage therapists and all-organic blends of body oils: golden jojoba, safflower, geranium, and honey-scented beeswax. The warm and attentive staff leaves personalized notes for clients after each treatment.”


    San Francisco Magazine

    Craving: Cold Sweat
    January 2010
    “This month, International Orange creative director Matt Dick’s yoga mat tote is sure to inspire the stylish to start practicing savasana as they ring in the new year.”


    Natural Health

    Purify Your Beauty Routine
    September 2009
    “International Orange ENRICH… is a deep hydrating lotion with shea butter and vitamins A and E that leaves skin silky but never greasy. The scent is fresh, with hints of tuberose and jasmine.”


    Ritz-Carlton Magazine

    Shopping San Francisco
    Fall/Winter 2009
    “Indulge in a 90-minute hot stone massage at this modern oasis known for heavenly body treatments, the best yoga classes in the city and a sundeck spread with farmers-market nibbles.”


    New Beauty

    Spas in Unique Locations
    October 2009
    “International Orange’s Enrich Body Lotion is an ultra-hydrating, paraben-free body cream made with wild-crafted ingredients. The aromatherapeutic trio of white lotus, bergamot peel and tuberose petal essential oil leaves skin with an uplifting and refreshed scent.”


    Allure Spa

    IO BATHE A Bath Soak
    Summer 2009
    “This is the best soak I’ve ever tried. The sea salts, Epsom salts and baking soda really helps to relieve muscle tension.”


    San Francisco Magazine

    San Francisco Magazine
    Best of the Bay Reader’s Poll 2009: Best Pamper Spot
    July 2009

    “Ten thousand votes later (all cast on our website), your decisions have been handed down… Best Pamper Spot: International Orange”


    C Magazine

    C Magazine
    Best of California: Top 5 Hydrating Facials
    Summer 2009

    “International Orange: Custom Organic Enzyme Boost Facial – Take away the ocean and California is a desert – and don’t think our skin doesn’t feel it. Rehydrate with these replenishing facials from a handful of the state’s premier aestheticians.”


    Lucky Magazine

    Lucky Magazine
    May 2009
    “The online arm of luxe Pac Heights spa International Orange offers a great selection of natural beauty items.”


    Condé Nast Daily Traveler

    Amy Darland’s Top 5 Sustainable San Francisco Picks
    April 2009
    “…Darland and her co-founders Melissa Ferst and Kary Chendo have gained a cult following for their top-notch yoga classes and all-natural spa services.”



    It List: San Francisco
    February 2009
    “If two hands are better than one, then it stands to reason four hands are divine. International Orange puts the theory to the test with the launch of their nurturing Four-Handed massage this month. The treatment utilizes two massage practitioners working to bring you to a state of total relaxation and — we can put our hands together to applaud that.”


    Face Parlour

    Give (or Get) Good Face
    December 2008
    “One-part technical genius, one-part retreat and all parts organic, the Organic Rejuvenation Facial is skincare (and gift-giving) perfection!”


    The Coveted

    Best of Beauty 2008
    December 2008
    “I had my first facial at IO this year. It was the best facial I’ve ever had, which is no small feat, because I’ve had many over the years.”


    Organic Spa Magazine

    Special Holiday Gift Guide
    Winter 2008
    “International Orange’s Enrich Body lotion will not only heal dry skin, but leave it smelling like a bouquet of fresh flowers.”


    San Franscisco Chronicle

    Cooking Teacher Bibby Gignilliat’s Favorite Places
    August 2008
    “After a long day in the kitchen, I re-energize at my neighborhood yoga studio and spa. Andrea’s power yoga class is a great way to break a sweat, and Nathan’s massages work wonders on my tired muscles.”


    San Francisco Magazine

    Rising Star: Jessica Boncutter – Bar Jules
    August 2008
    “On my day off, I go to International Orange. I get a massage and read the paper on the deck. It’s the perfect day.”



    International Orange Organic Body Products
    Spring 2008
    “Indulging in these scrumptious spa products will make your skin softer, your hair shinier, and your overall disposition a whole lot sunnier.”


    Marie Claire

    Planet: Groove on Nonfat Yoga
    April 2008
    “You’ll get why many skip lunch for a spot at International Orange Spa’s noon yoga class in Pacific Heights. Its sensual massage oils and cleansers were anointed ‘Best Locally Made Body Care.’”



    Web Sight: Get Them Talking
    March 2008
    “One good referral is worth dozens of unqualified prospects… The relationship with Yelp began about two years ago, when Yelp staffers noticed International Orange had both the highest ratings and the most reviews of any local spa.”


    Spa Business

    Equal Measures
    February 2008
    “San Francisco’s International Orange places an equal emphasis on yoga classes and spa treatments. International Orange is striving to create a community based on participation in its yoga classes and spa programme.”


    San Francisco Magazine

    Group Dynamics
    September 2007
    “In 2001, when most Bay Area spas were either borderline psychedelic or lavishly grandiose, Darland and her business partners (cofounders Kary Chendo and Melissa Ferst) decided to start a yoga spa modeled after the Slow Food movement… meant to strip away the chaos, the data, the stuff of metropolitan life, and encourage taking more time for your body and yourself.”


    C Magazine

    Insider’s S.F. Hit List
    June/July 2007
    “Marin-raised S.F. dweller Amy Darland co-founded Pacific Heights spa and yoga studio International Orange – named after the paint color used on the Golden Gate Bridge.”


    7×7 Guide

    Best Of: Finest Face-Off
    June 2007 – BEST OF ISSUE
    “It’s refreshing to find an aesthetician who knows how to take it slow. Milene is as concerned about your nutrition and lifestyle as she is about how to help skin that’s regressed to its adolescent days.”


    San Francisco Chronicle (SFiS)

    Giving Up Skin Care ‘Junk Food’
    May 2007
    “Harnessing the power of organic ingredients with a new line intended to compliment the spa’s mission to ‘awaken intrinsic beauty through daily practice’… incorporating the very therapeutic elements of these ingredients, and also blend them in a way that makes them beautiful to use.”


    7×7 Guide

    7 Things to Know Right Now
    May 2007 – LUXURY ISSUE
    “Billed as ‘yoga for the skin’ (except for the whole getting progressively stretchier part), this incredibly sumptuous line of organic beauty products takes ‘all-natural’ to couture levels.”



    A Local Favorite
    Spring 2007
    “A combination spa and yoga studio, International Orange offers an array of ways to refresh and rejuvenate in a clean, fresh-feeling space.”


    Daily Candy (SF Edition)

    Say a Little Prayer
    April 10, 2007
    “Get up off your knees and onto the table for an organic fusion massage at International Orange. Using the spa’s new signature products, the shiatsu/ Swedish/ Thai combo turns sinners back into saints.”


    7×7 Guide

    Spring 2007
    “Minimalist and serene, International Orange offers yoga classes and a range of spa services. Looking for a great facial? Ask for Milene.”



    Supreme Makeover
    January 2007
    A supple, strong body is a healthy body… International Orange has an intimate ambiance and offers an appealing range of yoga classes, many of which are well suited to serious practitioners.”



    Red Flower Japan Treatment
    December 2006
    “Combination of a body wash spiked with mimosa and yuzu, acupressure on our hands, a gingergrass-scented scrub, and a head-to-toe massage with rose oil was luxurious.”



    September 2006
    “A bridge is such a great symbol of transformation and movement that we couldn’t resist naming our renewal/wellness business after such a landmark.”


    Domino Magazine

    July/August 2006
    “Amy Darland pulled off the ultimate escape by chucking a high-intensity job to open an organic spa. Here she shows us how to create a Zen getaway in our own spaces.”


    San Francisco Magazine

    The Best of the Bay Reader’s Poll 2006: Best Spa
    July 2006
    “…International Orange is a house of yoga, art exhibitions and spa products and services that starts with surface beauty and takes it deeper…”


    San Francisco Chronicle

    April 9, 2006
    “At International Orange, Darland said that incorporating… scientifically created products alongside the more natural ones often gives the best results.”



    Price: $115 and Up
    March 2006
    “The Red Flower Fusion Massage is so relaxing, you won’t bat an eyelash when the likes of Jessica Simpson and Molly Sims saunter past.”


    San Francisco Chronicle

    December 2, 2005
    “Shiso Tea Leaf Body Cream and Hinoki Temple Incense Hand Lotion, $44 and $26, International Orange… We especially liked the mossy, smoky allure of the Hinoki Temple Incense and the clean green notes in the Shiso Tea Leaf.”



    September 2005
    “International Orange, luxuriate with a two-hour Organic Rejuvenation Facial…”


    San Francisco Examiner

    Urban Renewal
    August 2, 2005
    “International Orange… Wellness has never looked so polished.”



    August 2005
    “Malin+Goetz’s first scent… hits the shelves at International Orange.”


    San Francisco Chronicle

    June 19, 2005
    “Still searching for the perfect Father’s Day gift?… Gentlemen, start your razors: (Malin + Goetz) shaving cream, $22, International Orange.”


    San Francisco Chronicle

    2004’s Best Beauty Finds
    December 5, 2004
    “To scout out this year’s best of the best, we turned to some of the Bay Area’s top beauty experts… Hinoki Yuzu Mineral Bath Soak. International Orange spa co-owner Amy Darland said she loved the Japanese formulation…”


    San Francisco Magazine

    Top Manicures, Facials, Blow-Drys and More
    December 2004
    “Purify and simplify at International Orange with Red Flower Japan products and the ritual-based body treatment created around them.”



    October 2004
    “Jessica Simpson and newly svelte rapper Missy Elliott stopped in… Alanis Morisette picked up a Hinoki Temple Incense Candle… Molly Sims is, apparently, a devoted fan of IO. Also spotted: one SF mayor taking time for a relaxing massage.”



    Five Star (and Superstar) Guide
    October 2004
    “Massage: International Orange leaves even tightly wound clients limber.”



    October 2004
    “Make time to arrive early or stay late afterwards at this sleek, modern Pacific Heights spa/yoga studio. Lounge on the sunny redwood deck, enjoy the steam room, or take a yoga class.”


    Wallpaper Navigator

    The Insiders’ Travel Bible
    Issue #2 (2004)
    “The favorite spa for well-groomed
    San Franciscans is International Orange…”


    San Francisco Magazine

    Best of the Bay
    July 2004
    BEST SPA. Yoga in the morning, massage and facial in the afternoon, lounging by the fireplace in the evening. At Pac Heights’ International Orange, your best-loved wellness hub, you can have it all under the same roof.”


    O Magazine

    July 2004
    “Healing is a beautiful thing at International Orange, a New Age spa and yoga center.”



    The World’s Coolest Spas
    May 2004
    “Stepping into an urban oasis, this yoga studio and day spa evokes a minimalist, modern sensibility… Unique to this spa is In Fiore, too-die-for massage oils and body balms…”



    April 2004
    “Bay Area Nirvana…an outpost of West Coast cool… They’re clearly on to something.”



    How to Plan the Perfect Trip
    January/February 2004
    “The most sought after treatments… Here are the top five mind, body and mood-altering therapies… In Fiore Massage… Take advantage while there of the acclaimed yoga studio and brilliantly edited beauty boutique.”



    Metro Essential
    January 2004
    “Take refuge from the concrete jungle at INTERNATIONAL ORANGE…”


    Organic Style

    50 Green and Gorgeous Gifts
    December 2003
    “In Fiore’s Tiagi Balm and Oil provide a gorgeous combination of lavender and neroli that’s calming and grounding…”



    Five Star (and Superstar) Guide
    October 2003
    “The best beauty services… INTERNATIONAL ORANGE, Salt Rub with Honey Glaze”



    October 2003
    “If you can’t spend the day at this San Francisco-based spa and yoga studio, at least you can shop on its new Web store.”



    Black Book
    September 2003
    “International Orange…offers clients a choice of massage techniques (therapists can combine several styles), music, nutrient-rich products (balms from In Fiore or oil from owner Amy Darland’s organic family farm), and even two masseuses per treatment.”



    Baby & Me: A Guide for New Moms in the City
    September 2003 “Expert prenatal massage, along with an inviting back deck for a cat nap on lounge chairs…”



    Hip Holiday Gift Guide: What You Want to Get!
    December 2002
    “…a gift package from this minimalist urban spa/yoga studio is perfect.”



    The Best Spas Issue
    October 2002
    “‘Worship your body, nourish your soul.’ To that end, temples of fitness are reinterpreting what it means to work out, focusing on healthy living rather than feeling the burn. At International Orange in San Francisco, yoga sessions are enhanced by massages…”