Sweet Vanilla & Coconut Oil Body Scrub

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A touch of vanilla gives this gentle coconut oil body scrub a delicious scent. I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that you’ve heard about the hair and skin benefits of coconut oil by now. If not, you can read this Huffington Post interview with celebrity nutritionist and early champion of the […]

Three DIY Anti-Aging Facial Masks

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When it comes to keeping wrinkles to a minimum, liberal use of sunscreen and healthy lifestyle habits are your first defense. Your second line of defense is a daily moisturizer that works with your skin type and keeps skin hydrated and protected. Third in line is the occasional facial mask to give skin a healthy […]

Shiny Hoppy Hair Beer Rinse

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A DIY beer hair rinse for shiny hair. I like beer. Not that wimpy stuff. I prefer a flavorful beer with a strong, snappy finish — namely a tall, cold India Pale Ale (IPA). My motto is the hoppier, the better, and IPAs have a super-charged concentration of hops. So why hops for hair? The […]

Alexis Wolfer’s Rejuvenating Eye Mask

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Revive tired eyes with this beauty expert’s DIY eye mask. Beauty expert and creator of The Beauty Bean Alexis Wolfer has just debuted her first book, “The Recipe for Radiance: Discover Beauty’s Best-Kept Secrets in Your Kitchen” and she generously shared one of her coveted recipes with us. “The Recipe for Radiance” boasts 130+ all-natural DIY beauty and food recipes—with […]

3 DIY Body Treatments from Luxury Spas

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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, […]

Home Girls Spa Party: A Day of Beauty on a Budget

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All you need for a home spa party with the girls! If you’re craving a lazy spa day with the girls but your purse strings are as a tight as your skinniest skinny jeans, there is still hope. All you need is a few dozen eggs, some mix-ins from your kitchen, a splash of creativity […]

Four DIY Sugar Scrubs, Four Ways

DIY Sugar Scrubs

From face to feet, four sugar scrubs to keep you sweet! Talk about a bum rap. Sugar has taken the heat for everything from acne to adult-onset diabetes. And while it certainly does make a beeline to the hips when eaten in the form of a cupcake, sugar can do wonders when directly applied to […]

Hot Lips Sugar Scrub

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An easy DIY lip scrub for the perfect pout. Pucker up Spa Girls! The perfect pout starts with a clean canvas free of dry, flaky, icky skin. Whip up this easy homemade lip scrub before you jump in the shower on date night or anytime dry skin mars that gorgeous smile of yours! The cinnamon just makes […]