Cold-be-Gone Eucalyptus and Epsom Salt Soak

Home Spa Bath for Colds

A soothing, eucalyptus-laced Epsom salt bath to ease symptoms of a cold. Muscle aches, zero energy and stuffy sinuses are seriously, the worst. Once a cold hits, the best thing you can do is to stock up on chicken soup, tissues, liquids and Epsom salts. Epsom salt is a naturally-occurring mineral that eases muscle aches and helps you get a good night’s […]

Home Girls Spa Party: A Day of Beauty on a Budget

All you need for a home spa party with the girls! If you’re craving a lazy spa day with the girls but your purse strings are as a tight as your skinniest skinny jeans, there is still hope! All you need is a few dozen eggs, some mix-ins from your kitchen, a splash of creativity […]

Crantini Cranberry Toner

cranberry toner

A skin-tightening toner good enough to sip. Tone and tighten with this cosmopolitan astringent! This cranberry toner recipe features vodka (yes, vodka!), which is a natural preservative and an effective pore minimizer. Vodka can be a bit drying so if you have dry skin, cut back or skip it altogether. However, if you do skip the […]

3 Trend-inspired Home Spa Hacks

A softer approach to exfoliation, slime stress balls and the latest nail color! What’s trending? Oh, just slimey stress-relieving goo, totally naked nails and weird spongy-like thingamajigs. Inspired by the latest social and spa trends, these home spa hacks will save you money and give your spirit a boost.  Take a little time out and […]

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 […]

Make Your Own Melt-and-Pour Loofah Soaps

A fun and easy recipe for making your own colorful, fragrant loofah soap. You won’t believe how easy it is make your own soaps—when you get expert guidance that is. We were lucky enough to have DIY queen, Anne-Marie Faiola, share this recipe for revitalization with us. Inspired by her love of crafting suds and sundries, Anne-Marie founded […]