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, […]

Four DIY Sugar Scrubs, Four Ways

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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 […]

Better than Chocolate Body Scrub

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Get a cocoa kick from this chocolate body scrub. Legend has it that the great Mayan Emperor Montezuma tossed back some 50 cups of chocolate a day. My question is: What did he have for dessert? Today, the good news about chocolate, especially the dark variety, just keeps on coming. Not only does it kick […]

Cocoalicious Body Glow

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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 […]

Spa Bowl: 4 Beauty Recipes for a Football-Free Spa Party

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The folks at Epsom Salt Council know more about us than we thought. Somehow, they tapped into the fact that football doesn’t rule our weekends and we would trade beers at the local sports bar for a yoga class with the girls, any day. We’re not sports snobs or anything, we just a love a […]

Nirmala Narine’s Purifying Body Mask and Bath Soak

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A purifying, skin-softening body mask and bath soak. Host of Veria Living TV’s Nirmala’s Spice World, Nirmala Narine was born in Guyana, South America to parents of Indian descent. Nirmala’s grandfather, an Arya Samaj Hindu Pandit, began teaching her yoga when she was just two years old and entrusted to her ancient Ayurvedic spice recipes, techniques and treatments […]

Simply Sweet Vanilla and Brown Sugar Scrub

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A healthy sugar scrub to relieve dry, flaky skin. At just 19-years-old, Lauren Hamilton churned her passion for natural products into a successful beauty business. What started as a terrible teen acne (we’re sure you remember those days as fondly as we do!) has flourished into Simply Sweet Body Scrubs, an all-natural, healthy and affordable line of scrubs. […]

DIY Watermelon Beauty

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We’re celebrating National Watermelon Day by slicing and dicing this luscious fruit into home spa treatments. Loaded with vitamins A and C, watermelons also contain lycopene, a potent antioxidant that helps stave off aging. Watermelons are mostly water and act as a natural astringent to revitalize and hydrate dry summer skin. So let’s get slicing! […]