Demystifying the Ouch Factor: Waxing High and Low


The one look that never goes out of style. Steve Carell’s curse-laden waxing scene in The Forty-Year-Old Virgin did zilch to deter the business of waxing. Waxing is as popular as ever, and giving razors and other hair removal methods a run for their money. A relatively inexpensive solution to hair removal, the process lifts […]

Reflexology: More than Just Fancy Footwork

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What’s the buzz on reflexology and is it more than just fancy footwork? Find out how it keeps you on your toes! Once only available in alternative healthcare clinics, reflexology is a trending wellness treatment that you can now experience at spas nationwide, including your local Massage Envy! Growing in popularity by leaps and bounds […]

New Rules: Spa Etiquette for the Digital Age


Do new spa etiquette rules apply in the age of mobile apps and deals galore? Read on to find out! We’re living in fast times with gadgets for just about everything and with beauty services that blur the line between spa and medical. And that means new rules may apply. Or do they? We checked […]

Maximizing Your Spa Dollars


How do you save money at the spa in this not-so-pretty economy? It can be done. And with the gloomy financial clouds hanging thick and heavy over our heads, we think it’s even more reason to give yourself a spa day out. Here are our tried-and-true tips for making the most of your spa bucks. […]

Spa Secrets for the Perfect Bath

Spa secrets for the perfect bath

Tips for the perfect home spa bathing experience. Taking a bath seems pretty straightforward: plug up the tub, turn on the faucet, squirt in the Mr. Bubble and hop in. While a bath can be so much more than just that, you also don’t have to go so far as creating a bathroom sanctuary dripping […]

Winter Skincare Advice from Expert Jan Marini


Jan Marini, President and CEO of Jan Marini Skin Research, is a pioneer in the professional skincare arena. She has more than three decades of experience researching and developing new and innovative skincare technologies.  And we have her top beauty tips to help keep skin protected and youthful during the holiday season. Tip #1: Dry […]

Spa Etiquette for the Gadget Age

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You know the drill. Chatting, texting or updating your Facebook status in a luxury resort spa borders on gauche. Any spa worth their weight in relaxation requires you to power down your electronic devices before entering their halls. And should you be caught tapping or yapping by another spa patron, be fully prepared for a […]

Spa Fit Secrets: 7 Free Yoga Videos

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Bring the spa experience home with these free yoga videos. Our definition of the spa experience expands beyond the world of facials and massages. For us, the spa state-of-mind also incorporates healthy eating, mindful movement and an inner core draped in gratitude and generosity. We also believe that you don’t have to shell out your […]