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 […]

Fresh Face Apples and Cream Mask

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Zap fatigue with this nourishing DIY apple mask. Has a crazy work week taken a toll on your complexion? Zap fatigue with this uplifting, all-in-one facial mask! The dash of apple nourishes your skin with vitamins A, B and C while gently lifting dead skin cells and impurities. Along with a host of antibacterial and antioxidant properties, honey will help your skin retain […]

Sugar and Spice Pumpkin Scrub

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A deliciously sweet pumpkin scrub for hands and feet. Loaded with vitamin A and beta-carotene, pumpkins contain enzymes that when applied to skin, loosen the bonds that keep dead tissue cells clinging to the surface. Pumpkin therapy not only peels away dull outer cells but also delivers a burst of anti-aging and hydrating botanicals, leaving […]

Four DIY Sugar Scrubs, Four Ways: VIDEO

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 […]

Dry Hair DIY: Coconut & Rose Oil Conditioner

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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 […]

4 Insanely Easy Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Four home spa beauty treatments you can make with baking soda. Martha Stewart is always looking out for me. Okay, so she’s looking out for all of us and by all accounts, is a shrewd business empress and the queen all of things clean and crafty. But, I’ll just make this about me because I […]

Clean Not Green Summer Hair Saver

A gentle, clarifying treatment for chlorine-tainted tresses. Blonds have no fun when a dip in the pool results in green-tinged tresses. This tried-and-true recipe from our SpaGirl kitchen banishes sticky, frizzy, stressed-out hair with just two simple ingredients: baking soda and some good ol’ shampoo. This quick concoction calls on the ever-versatile properties of baking […]

Mean Green Moisture Mask

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A cool, refreshing and hydrating moisture mask. Baby it’s hot outside. So hot it gives you the chills. No matter where in the country you are, the arid heat can zap your skin of moisture and for those of us in arid climates, the results can be disastrous. For a surge of moisture with a cooling summer […]