Spa Momma: DIY Skincare for Toddlers

diy skincare for toddlers

Do-it-yourself skincare lotions and potions for kids made with love and simple, natural ingredients. Let me start by saying that I’m not an expert on anything to do with kids. Nothing. Nada. And yet, I have one. He’s a super active, super spirited little 4-year-old who, through the adoption process, was placed with me and […]

Jewel of Joya DIY Honey Hair Mask

diy honey hair mask

Bring out the superstar shine in your hair with this honey hair mask courtesy of Joya Salon’s secret weapon. We know a little secret. Joya Spa at the Omni Scottsdale Resort at Montelucia in Paradise Valley, AZ is well-known for its lavish interior, breathtaking vistas and world-class spa services. But did you know that Joya hides a […]

Reset Yourself DIY Complexion Boosters

DIY facial scrub

Mix up these DIY facial treatments to reset your complexion. Talk about a dynamic duo. Anti-aging experts and innovators Michele Periquet and Firouze Zeroual have teamed up to create Reset Yourself for Life, a provider of personalized and preventive anti-aging, weight loss, energy and detox programs based on each client’s unique biochemical blueprint. How do they do […]

Dry Hair DIY: Coconut & Rose Oil Conditioner

diy hair conditioner

This rose and coconut oil-infused DIY hair conditioner can be used multiple ways to deep treat dry hair. Let’s be honest, dry hair happens. No matter how much we condition and recondition, environmental elements always tend to win. Chlorine, wind, sun or simply dry desert air like we have here in Arizona, parch hair of […]

Cecilia Wong’s Pumpkin Spice Latte Face Scrub

pumpkin face scrub

A delicious pumpkin face scrub recipe for glowing skin. With the busiest season of the year upon us, caring for ourselves (and our skin) usually ends up at the bottom of the to-do list. Lucky for us, New York aesthetician Cecilia Wong has created a seasonal DIY facial scrub recipe that requires little time and effort and brings your natural glow to […]

Java Fix: DIY Coffee Body Scrub for Lumpy, Bumpy Skin

coffee body scrub for cellulite

Caffeine addicts take note: Reduce the appearance of cellulite and exfoliate naturally with this DIY coffee body scrub! Cellulite can be a real pain in the booty, literally. The good news is that there are easy, natural ways to reduce its appearance. Indie Lee, founder of the all-natural skincare line Indie Lee & Co, is a […]

Blowout Recovery Avocado Hair Mask

Avocado Olive Oil Hair Mask Recipe

A nourishing olive oil and avocado hair mask for heat damaged hair. Have you caught the blowout bug? Blow dry bars are popping up across the country, and we couldn’t be more enamored with the process of having our manes professionally shampooed, blown dry and curled or straightened to shiny perfection. The downside is that […]

Queen Bee Tub Teas

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A DIY skin-softening milk bath fit for a queen. In my home, I go by many names—Princess of the Pooper Scooper, Lordess of the Laundry, Diva of the Dishwasher. But the name I answer to most often is Queen Bee (at least in my mind anyway). When all heck breaks loose and you need to […]