Fresh Face Apples and Cream Mask

diy apple mask

Zap fatigue with this nourishing DIY apple mask. Has a crazy work week taken a toll on your complexion? Zap fatigue with this uplifting, all-in-one facial mask! The dash of apple nourishes your skin with vitamins A, B and C while gently lifting dead skin cells and impurities. Along with a host of antibacterial and antioxidant properties, honey will help your skin retain […]

Four DIY Sugar Scrubs, Four Ways: VIDEO

DIY Sugar Scrubs

From face to feet, four sugar scrubs to keep you sweet! Talk about a bum rap. Sugar has taken the heat for everything from acne to adult-onset diabetes. And while it certainly does make a beeline to the hips when eaten in the form of a cupcake, sugar can do wonders when directly applied to […]

Mean Green Moisture Mask

cucumber face mask

A cool, refreshing and hydrating moisture mask. Baby it’s hot outside. So hot it gives you the chills. No matter where in the country you are, the arid heat can zap your skin of moisture and for those of us in arid climates, the results can be disastrous. For a surge of moisture with a cooling summer […]

Clean Not Green Summer Hair Saver

A gentle, clarifying treatment for chlorine-tainted tresses. Blonds have no fun when a dip in the pool results in green-tinged tresses. This tried-and-true recipe from our SpaGirl kitchen banishes sticky, frizzy, stressed-out hair with just two simple ingredients: baking soda and some good ol’ shampoo. This quick concoction calls on the ever-versatile properties of baking […]

Green Apple Toner

green apple toner

A refreshing, balancing green apple toner spiked with mint and vodka. There’s something so refreshing about a crisp, tart green apple. Go figure that green apples would make the perfect base for a refreshing facial toner. Apples have high concentrations of pectin, which among many other health benefits, is a antioxidant that helps fight aging (yee-haw!). The slight […]

Green and Clean Eco-Fab Salt Scrub

Whisk away dead skin with this eco-friendly salt scrub. Listen up, ladies. It’s time to ditch the notion that being green means sacrificing style. Going green doesn’t mean you have to stop shaving your armpits and wear patchouli. In fact, we implore you to shave your armpits, legs and wherever else you deem appropriate. Yes, […]

Give Peas A Chance Eye Mask

Green relief for swollen, puffy eyes. I could never eat peas as a kid. Ugh, just the thought of those mushy little legumes made my throat close up in fear. Now as a bona fide grownup, peas don’t scare me so much, especially because of their handy use as an ice pack. Frozen peas can […]

Better than Chocolate Body Scrub

Get a cocoa kick from this chocolate body scrub. Legend has it that the great Mayan Emperor Montezuma tossed back some 50 cups of chocolate a day. My question is: What did he have for dessert? Today, the good news about chocolate, especially the dark variety, just keeps on coming. Not only does it kick […]