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 […]

Simply Sweet Vanilla and Brown Sugar Scrub

sugar scrub

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. […]

Spring Cleaning Citrus Bath

lemon peel bath soak

An energizing home spa bath. Dust away those cobwebs and beckon in spring with this refreshing, energizing bath! The fresh lemon peel gives you a kick of energy and lifts dead skin cells, the fragrant orange peel will dust away depression and anxiety, the parsley stimulates circulation and the comfrey acts as a mild antiseptic. Crank up your favorite tunes, close […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]