Archives for February 2016

Spring Cleaning Citrus Bath

lemon peel bath soak

An energizing home spa bath. Dust away those cobwebs and beckon in spring with this refreshing, energizing bath! The fresh lemon peel gives you a kick of energy and lifts dead skin cells, the fragrant orange peel will dust away depression and anxiety, the parsley stimulates circulation and the comfrey acts as a mild antiseptic. Crank up your favorite tunes, close […]

3 DIY Body Treatments from Luxury Spas

Three celebrated resort spas share their secrets for bringing the spa home. Spa at L’Auberge, Sedona, Arizona L’Apothecary Clear Mind Scrub This Spring, the Spa at L’Auberge de Sedona will debut L’Apothecary, a place for guests to concoct and design their own bath salts, body scrubs, oils and masques from elements found in Sedona, including rosemary, […]

Spa Secrets for the Perfect Bath

Spa secrets for the perfect bath

Tips for the perfect home spa bathing experience. Taking a bath seems pretty straightforward: plug up the tub, turn on the faucet, squirt in the Mr. Bubble and hop in. While a bath can be so much more than just that, you also don’t have to go so far as creating a bathroom sanctuary dripping […]

I Heart You Soaps

DIY heart soap

An easy DIY way to show your love. Okay all you non-cooks, making soap the Spa Girl way is about as easy as making Jell-O. Embellish these sweet heart soaps with whatever strikes your fancy: a key to your apartment, your phone number spelled out with little charms, silk flowers or whatever non-spoiling/non-perishable items your […]

Valentine’s Day at the Village Health Clubs & Spas

The Spa at Gainey Village

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Village Health Clubs & Spas with these spa delights! It’s that mushy gushy time of the year again and we say: Embrace it! Practice the art of self love with a trek to one of four Village Health Club & Spa locations for a Valentine’s Day indulgence. This Valentine‘s Day […]

Safflower Power Massage Oil

diy massage oil

A light and lubricating massage oil. They don’t call me Sunny the snooping spa hopper for nothing. See, I was hanging out at the spa one day and my supersonic sound zeroed in on a group of massage therapists chatting about the best type of massage oil. Turns out, they all agreed that good ol’ […]

Cocoalicious Body Glow

Bring out your glow with this do-it-yourself chocolate body scrub. You know that warm, glowing sensation you get when you’re first caught in the throngs of Cupid’s arrow? Or that singular flush that comes from biting into a decadent dark chocolate dessert? Well somewhere in between love and chocolate is normal, everyday life and this […]