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, […]

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 […]

DIY Spa Facial

diy spa facial

About the only thing I crave more than a soothing, expert spa facial is a slab of double-fudge chocolate cake drizzled in icing. And because I don’t indulge in either as much as I would like to, I find that creative substitutions keep the cravings in check: Cocoa-covered almonds for a daily chocolate fix, monthly […]

4 Tips to Transform Your Bathroom into a Spa Oasis

transform your bathroom

Give your bathroom a dose of spa with these design inspirations. From soothing treatments to aromatherapies, the atmosphere at a spa whisks you away from your daily stresses. Life gets busy though and penciling in a day at the spa is a rare treat. But what if you could have a spa day, everyday? Whether you’re redecorating on […]

Luxury Spa Pedicures: Splurge or Save

Luxury Spa Pedicures

To splurge, or not to splurge on that luxury spa pedicure? Now that’s a question we can answer! Find yourself digging out those closed-toe shoes because your toes are in serious need of attention? Been there, done that! While a pricey pedi can put a hurtin’ on your pocketbook, sometimes a girl’s just got to […]

Home Spa Beauty Recipes Seen on 12 News Valley Dish

If you missed our home spa segment on Friday’s 12 News Valley Dish, here are the beauty recipes seen on the show. These DIY concoctions are simple to whip up at home with ingredients you probably already have in your kitchen. And yes, that is the gorgeous and fearless host Tram Mai, decked out Spa […]

Experience Eat, Pray, Love through the Spa

For fans of Elizabeth Gilbert’s bestselling book, Eat, Pray, Love, the movie premiere on August 13 has been a long time coming. The novel and soon-to-be released film staring Julia Roberts chronicles a woman’s spiritual journey through three exotic locations: Italy, India and Indonesia. And while not many of us have the time or means […]

Sweet Dreams

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults need an average of 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night. Easy for them to say. Racking up your daily dose of shut-eye is no easy feat with life’s everyday stresses traipsing through your head as soon as it hits the pillow. When counting sheep doesn’t bring […]