Archives for 2009

Spicing Up the Holidays: Spa Treatments that Celebrate the Season

Baby it’s cold outside! Break away from the kitchen and shopping scene and warm up to a wintertime spa treatment. We’ve rounded up a list of holiday services and packages sure to brighten the season and melt the chill. But hurry, treatments available for a limited time only. Cran-Pom Hydrating Body Wrap and Beat the […]

Markey's Fizzy Bath Bombs

Calendula and carrot team up to soothe dry skin. Calling all crafty chicks! This bath bomb recipe is the bomb. Know why? ‘Cause it’s straight from the beauty lab of our friend Markey Martin, owner of Garden of Wisdom — our favorite online shop for everything you need for mixing up beauty balms in your […]

Holiday Pass to Relaxation from Alvadora Spa at Royal Palms

Alvadora Spa at the Royal Palms Resort in Phoenix is ringing in the season with two value-packed Holiday Fun and Holiday Cheer Pamper Passes. From now through Dec. 31, 2009, spa-goers can choose three 30-minute or 60-minute seasonal treatments and save up to $150 off the regular menu price. On the list are festive, limited-time […]

12 Days of Spaaah: A Value-Packed Spa Hop Across Scottsdale

It happens every year. The holidays seem to suddenly bubble up on our calendars like Pop Rocks and send us scrambling from store to store, party to party. So how can you knock out your shopping while also getting a dose of much-needed relaxation along the way? Why with Arizona Spa Girls’ 12 Days of […]

Delish Dish: Golden Door Spa Dinners at The Boulders Resort

If there’s one thing we’ve learned as a spa know-it-alls, healthy food equates to much more than a plate of bean sprouts with a side of cuke. Nutrient-rich, mindfully prepared spa cuisine can in fact be absolutely down-right scrumptious. Need convincing? Reserve your spot at one of the monthly Golden Door Spa dinners and you’ll […]

Breast Cancer 3-Day Walkers Get Sweet Relief at JW Marriott's Revive Spa

Nothing better than a deep tissue massage after extensive exercise, right? And after the dedication, training, fund-raising efforts and 60-mile odyssey, walkers in the 2009 Arizona Breast Cancer 3-Day will likely be hankering for a good rubdown. The folks at Revive Spa are doing their part to support walkers by offering specially priced massage therapy […]

East Valley Beauty Haunts

It’s no secret that stress, sleepless nights and sun exposure wreck havoc on even the prettiest of complexions. November is National Healthy Skin Month, a campaign sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology, and can’t come at a better time because as we head into colder months, it’s a good idea to keep skin in […]

Recharge, Regroup and Rejoice: Celebrate Your Life Conference Brings Peace to the Valley

With featured speakers ranging from renowned self-development educator Dr. Wayne Dyer to celebrated medium and author James Van Praagh, the Celebrate Your Life! conference returns to the Valley on November 13-15, 2009 to enlighten, inspire and educate. The three-day event takes place at the sprawling JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix and […]