Faux Tan 411: The Spa Girls Guide to Going with the Faux

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Everything NOT under the sun you need to know for a healthy faux tan. Most trend spotters point a manicured finger at Coco Chanel’s fateful French Riviera trip for the fashionably tan craze. I blame Malibu Barbie circa 1971 (yes, I know I’m showing my age!). Role playing with a deeply tanned, platinum blond bombshell […]

Are You Really What You Eat? An Expert Weighs in

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Beauty, from the inside out. By Lisa Kasanicky Ah yes, the proverbial “you are what you eat.” We’ve heard it time and again. The essence of the theory, however, gets a little fuzzy when you start to think about it. Down a ton of veggies and look like a giant head of broccoli? Not so […]

Spa Girls Spring Bridal Beauty Guide

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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 […]

Top Valley Spots for Head-to-Slipper Beauty

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Your big day is nearly here and with the venue secured, cake ordered and dress picked out, it’s time to think beauty. Here’s your head-to-slipper guide to pretty hair, bronzed skin and everything in between. With a timeline of when to schedule your hair trial run, all the way through to when to book that […]

The Road to Healthy Skin

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November marked the return of National Healthy Skin Month — an educational opportunity for the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) to share the latest findings on everything from hair loss and adult acne to non-invasive solutions for unwanted love handles. But what we really wanted to know was how to get on that illusive yellow […]

Summer Spa and Beauty Guide

A Spa Girl’s no-sweat guide to surviving the summer. Nothing says summer like makeup streaking down your face, tiny beads of sweat taking over your upper lip and that delightful feeling of your underwear sticking to your bum. Welcome to summer in the desert. And welcome to our sweat-free, stress-free summer survival guide to glowing […]

The Best Facial Treatments for Glowing Wedding Day Skin

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It’s your day in the spotlight. Your red carpet moment. Your time to shine. And the last thing you need is a breakout or dry, lackluster skin marring your otherwise perfect day. Get cracking on your wedding day complexion by consulting an aesthetician or dermatologist to discuss your concerns and make a skincare plan of […]

East Valley Beauty Haunts

It’s no secret that stress, sleepless nights and sun exposure wreck havoc on even the prettiest of complexions. November is National Healthy Skin Month, a campaign sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology, and can’t come at a better time because as we head into colder months, it’s a good idea to keep skin in […]