New at Alvadora Spa: Gong Baths & Salt Stones

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 Alvadora Spa at Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix, introduces new therapies that explore the age-old benefits of salt and sound. Steeped in a breezy Mediterranean atmosphere and decor, Alvadora Spa at Royal Palms Resort and Spa in Phoenix has introduced two new therapies that call on ancient traditions to soothe mind and body. […]

Demystifying the Ouch Factor: Waxing High and Low

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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 […]

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 […]

Lash Extensions 101

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It’s long been a celebrity secret. Super long, flirty lashes that defy the boundaries of mascara. But the secret is out of the makeup bag, and semi-permanent eyelash extensions are making a glamorous sweep across the Valley. What do you need to know before you go? Here’s the long and short of it. Just the […]

Go Coconuts at Westin Kierland’s Agave Spa

Summer spa specials at Agave Spa

Go coconuts over these summer treatment specials at Agave, The Arizona Spa at The Westin Kierland Resort, Scottsdale. Who doesn’t love the tropical aroma of coconut on a scorching summer day? Drift off to the tropics with these special summertime spa treatments at Agave, The Arizona Spa at The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale. Not only […]

The Paleo Diet: Practical Tips for the Modern Cavewoman

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Is the Paleo diet so easy a cavewoman could do it? Read on to find out! Most of us know that anything you have to order by shouting at a speaker in a fast-food drive-through does not constitute healthy eating. But with the plethora of diet plans available these days, it's a daily challenge to know what's right, […]

Agave Spa’s Be Well Wednesdays: Locals Save Big

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Local residents get 30% off all Agave Spa and Salon services on Be Well Wednesdays at Westin Kierland Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, AZ. What’s the best day of the week to hit the spa? At Agave, The Arizona Spa at The Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale, hump day has its benefits. In an ongoing […]

Spa Momma: DIY Skincare for Toddlers

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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 […]