Make Your Own Melt-and-Pour Loofah Soaps

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A fun and easy recipe for making your own colorful, fragrant loofah soap. You won’t believe how easy it is make your own soaps—when you get expert guidance that is. We were lucky enough to have DIY queen, Anne-Marie Faiola, share this recipe for revitalization with us. Inspired by her love of crafting suds and sundries, Anne-Marie founded […]

Spring Cleaning Citrus Bath

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An energizing home spa bath. Dust away those cobwebs and beckon in spring with this refreshing, energizing bath! The fresh lemon peel gives you a kick of energy and lifts dead skin cells, the fragrant orange peel will dust away depression and anxiety, the parsley stimulates circulation and the comfrey acts as a mild antiseptic. Crank up your favorite tunes, close […]

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 […]

Hot Lips Sugar Scrub

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An easy DIY lip scrub for the perfect pout. Pucker up Spa Girls! The perfect pout starts with a clean canvas free of dry, flaky, icky skin. Whip up this easy homemade lip scrub before you jump in the shower on date night or anytime dry skin mars that gorgeous smile of yours! The cinnamon just makes […]

Game Face Clay Mask

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A two-ingredient DIY clay mask to draw out impurities from the skin. Get your game face on with this simple, detoxifying facial mask. Clay can soak up the yuck like nothing else. As it dries, French green clay is highly efficient at drawing oils and toxins from the skin. It’s also rich in minerals and phytonutrients. […]

DIY Spa Facial

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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 […]

Flippin’ Sweet Pomegranate Body Scrub

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A deliciously sweet body scrub for sweetly soft skin. With five times the antioxidants found in green tea, pomegranates are among the superheros of anti-aging. The edible arils pack the tiny seeds and juice that hold the key to super sweet soft skin. This deliciously aromatic pomegranate body scrub gently whisks away dead skin cells […]

8 Ways to Relax in an Hour or Less

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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 […]