Derma Rolling: The Prickly New Hope for Smoother Skin

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by Diane Hoffecker Aesthetician & Owner, My Skin Devotion We asked licensed aesthetician and instructor Diane Hoffecker to give us the scoop on a new skin therapy called derma rolling. What is it? How much does it cost? Does it hurt? And most importantly, does it work? Here’s her explanation. Derma rolling is a treatment […]

8 Ways to Relax in an Hour or Less

Dear moms: This one’s for you! Eight relaxation tips for busy moms and all womankind. As women and especially moms, we often put the needs of others before your own. But that overwhelming responsibility can quickly leave you stressed and tightly-wound. Finding time for yourself is imperative to your sanity. It doesn’t matter if you can only […]

Massage Economics: 10 Tips for Maximizing Your Massage Experience

Ah, finally. The moment you’ve been looking forward to weeks, maybe months. It’s time for a massage to work out those kinks and muscle aches. But how do you make the most of the experience and reap the benefits afterward? We asked Shelene Taylor, founder and owner of Rubs Massage Studios in Tucson for her suggestions. […]

Hair and Makeup How-to: The Great Gatsy Look

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The Great Gatsby as told through the eyes of style. With the premiere of The Great Gatsby starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan on May 10th, we took a look back in time at the hair and makeup styles of the era. Thanks to the beauty and style gurus at Mane Attraction Salon in Phoenix for the hair […]

6 Hair Myths Debunked

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Getting to the root of common hair myths. You know that ol' saying about not believing everything you hear? When it comes to hair, it's especially true. Well-meaning moms, friends and even stylists have perpetuated several common hair myths that many of us have come to believe as the truth. Hair experts Elise Olsen M.D. and Valerie Callender […]

Weight Loss Reality Check

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Nutritional expert and personal trainer Richelle Melde doesn't mince words when it comes to healthy weight loss. Owner of Ultimate Body Boot Camp, Richelle shares her no-holds-barred advice on losing that weight — for good! I have some great news for you — you are not as overweight as you think! In fact, a lot of the weight […]

Massage 101: How to Give the Best Back Rubs

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Harness the healing power of touch with these quick at-home massage tips! The spa experts at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North know how to make a girl forget about life's stress. Here, they share their tips on how to give a good at-home massage. Always use oil or lotion when massaging! Never […]

Weight Loss Myths – Busted!

Besides asking us pointblank every time she sees us if we’ve eaten breakfast (and us invariably shooting back the question “Does coffee count?”), Richelle Melde, owner of Ultimate Body Boot Camp is our ultimate get-fit motivator. Here she debunks the weight loss myths keeping us from shedding those extra pounds and keeping healthy. We have […]