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, […]

Better than Chocolate Body Scrub

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Orange Crush Body Peel

DIY Orange Salt Scrub

A super-stimulating, super-easy citrus salt glow recipe. This invigorating do-it-yourself body scrub is excellent for shedding that outer layer of dulling, dead skin cells. The orange peel conditions skin and gives the scrub a revitalizing dose of aromatherapy while the salt whisks away dead skin cells to reveal your true inner glow. The essential oil is […]

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 […]

I Am Radiant DIY Brown Sugar Body Scrub

diy brown sugar scrub

A self-affirming brown sugar body scrub that brings your inner glow to the surface. What’s the best way to bring out the natural glow in your skin. A deep cleansing, nourishing body scrub of course. The brown sugar in this lush and lovely honey-kissed body scrub banishes lackluster, dead skin cells while the rich natural oils […]