Insider Look: The Sparkle Bar Opens in Scottsdale

the sparkle bar scottsdale

Arizona’s first full-service makeup studio lands in Scottsdale! Here’s our insider look at this fun and affordable way to sparkle! I did something I’ve never done before—I sauntered into a bar at high noon without a stitch of makeup. The good news is all the other patrons of The Sparkle Bar were sans face too […]

Soothe Mobile Massage Launches in Greater Phoenix

soothe mobile massage

Soothe on-demand mobile massage launches in Phoenix and Scottsdale, making massage therapy accessible, affordable and available when you need it. We have just one question for the founders of Soothe mobile massage: What took you so long? Finally, after landing in cities like Miami and Austin, Los Angeles-based Soothe has come to the Valley and is […]

Spring Preening: 7 Green Spa Therapies

green spa

Ring in spring with a side of green! Forgo the green beer and corned beef binge this St. Patrick’s day and focus on nurturing your mind, body and soul with a green spa treatment. And yes, because “green,” has a different meaning depending on who you talk to, we took the term loosely and plucked out delightful treatments that […]

Valley Top 10: Best Spa and Resort Pools

best resort pools

With perpetually sunny skies and pool weather a constant in the Valley of the Sun, we thought we’d break out our top 10 list of best dips in the Valley. Pack your sunscreen and hit one of these greater Phoenix resort pools for a cool, refreshing plunge. Cannonball! For exotic visions: Kasbah Pool at Montelucia […]

Hair Extensions: The Long and Short of it

Are hair extensions for you? Get the 411 from this Spa Girl who took the plunge! I love my mother, but unfortunately I inherited her thin hair. I’ve dreamed of long, flowing locks for years but like many of you, hesitated to get real hair extensions and opted for clip-ins to create the volume and […]

Holiday Express: Spa in 30 Minutes or Less

Drybar Blowout

Stop, drop and spa in 30 minutes or less with these express spa services! It’s no secret that the holidays are one of the most stressful times of the year. Between holiday shopping and parties, it’s easy to lose track of taking care of yourself. We have rounded up six express spa services that squeeze […]

Spa on the Cheap with a Spa Day Pass

Red Door Spa at the Wigwam Spa Pool

Want to know how to hang out at a local resort spa on the cheap? Read on! Let’s face it. It’s wildly hot. And you need an escape. Not necessarily a spa treatment – just a cool place to plop up for your feet for a couple hours with a juicy paperback. We’ve got good […]

Spa Girls Spring Bridal Beauty Guide

Bridal Beauty

The Valley bride’s guide to top beauty spots, bridal services and must-have products. By the time the music starts and you make that first intrepid step down the aisle, you’ve done a heck of a lot to get there. So you may as well rock it, right? Welcome to our no-stress-allowed bridal beauty guide to all things pretty […]