Archives for 2008

Soul Food

Nearly 50 years ago, the first Golden Door in Escondido, California opened its doors and redefined the spa as a sanctuary for both mind and body. Flash-forward to 2001 and the Golden Door brought that same holistic philosophy to the majestic Boulders Resort in Carefree, Arizona. Both then and now, the Golden Door has maintained […]

Sensational Spring Scrubs

Ditch your dry, drab winter skin by scrubbing your way into spring! These ultra exfoliating and moisturizing full body rub-downs banish dullness and leave you feeling refreshed inside and out. We dug up a wide variety of rubs, scrubs, and slathers to keep you gorgeous and glowing all season long. Cranberry-Orange Body Glow at Joya […]

East Meets the Wild West

While the days of the wimpy massage may be fading, a growing number of us are looking to the spas for relief from nebulous complaints like bottled up stress, fatigue and anxiety. But for some, the thought of a massage conjures up images of a buff Swedish masseur named Hans wrestling our muscles into submission […]

Beauty Must-Haves for Spring

By Diane Aiello Stylist Sprucing up your look for spring should not be limited to revamping your closet with fresh colors and styles. Makeup, hair, nails and skin are just as important as a stylish wardrobe and need a seasonal makeover too. With so many beauty goodies on the market today it’s almost impossible to […]

Spa Etiquette

Okay, so some rules are not meant to be broken! As a SpaGirl, you not only have the responsibility of behaving at the spa, you also have the obligation to represent the rest of us well. Here are some traditional and not-so-traditional SpaGirl etiquette guidelines. leave the kids at home: Good golly miss molly! SpaGirls […]

Diva-in-Training Sleepover

Girls just wanna have fu-un … right? Today’s teens and tweens know better than crank-calling the Baldwin in third period (drat that caller ID!) and ghost stories are so last century. So grab the junk food, hike up the pop tunes and let’s have fu-un! Treatments Just a Girl Goddess Scrub Ginger Oil-Buster Mask Sunny’s […]

Doody Free Baby Shower

Ready to trade diapers with fake doody (Snickers bars will never be the same) for an afternoon of full-on pampering with the girls? Here’s a great way to celebrate your girlfriend’s blooming belly without putting everyone through another games and gifts routine. (Psst … Keep this in mind for bridal showers too!) Invites Get out […]

Spring into Beauty

Nature really shows in this season’s makeup color story. With names like hyacinth and luminous lilac, you can see how eye shadow colors mimic the florals we see in this spring’s fashions. You’ll find vivid mattes and polished pastels which can be worn alone or blended with a pearlized pigment for extra dimension. New exciting […]