About Lisa Kasanicky

For Lisa Kasanicky, spa hopping is not just an adventure, it’s a job. Through a passion that has propelled her to become recognized as spa authority, she shares her enthusiasm for her “job” through an expanding media base including publications, the Internet and live television and radio. Her first book, "The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Girlfriend Getaways," was an ode to women everywhere to take time out to bond and re-energize sans life’s endless responsibilities. Not surprisingly, the book has one very enormous spa chapter.

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Sole Savers: Help for Dry, Cracked Heels

cracked heels

Nothing spoils a pretty pedicure more than embarrassingly dry or cracked heels (ewww). Soothe and repair heels with these products, specifically formulated for feet with attitude. Here are a few tried-and-true sole savers to get you back on your feet! Get Fresh Poor Soles Foot Moisture Stick, $15.50 at getfresh.net – A portable moisturizing stick […]

Mother’s Day Gifts with a Side of Spa

mothers day gift guide

Mother’s Day gifts for the spa at heart. Scratchin’ your noggin again on what to give on that one day a year we celebrate moms? We’re here to help! Mother’s Day is a day to remember those soulful people in your life who drop everything to make sure you have gossip mags and chicken soup […]

LUSH Loves Mums

lush bath bomb

Just one of the adorable new gifts for mom. This is so cute I just want to eat it (never shop at LUSH on an empty stomach). The LUSH Incredible Mom bath bomb celebrates her super powers with a zesty burst of fizzy bath love. When she pops it in the tub she’ll be joyfully […]

Good Enough to Eat (But Don’t!): Farmhouse Fresh Sundae Best Chocolate Softening Mask

Farmhouse Fresh Sundae Best Chocolate Softening Mask

As tempting as it might be, resist the urge to grab a spoon and a glass of milk when you get your first taste of this facial treatment mask. Trust me, you don’t want to eat it. New from the innovators of deliciously fresh skin and body care, Farmhouse Fresh Sundae Best Chocolate Softening Mask […]

Power Powders: 6 Facial Cleansing Powders

facial cleansing powders

Put a little muscle behind your complexing cleansing routine. Stopping dulling cellular build-up in its tracks, facial cleansing powders are the newest superheroes of radiant skin. Part topical exfoliator, part cleanser and part fairy dusty, the latest formulations are packed with innovative and highly effective ingredients. Plus, you can easily integrate one into your daily […]

Calm Balms: 6 Stress Busters

calm balms beat stress

Keep calm with these soothing mind-body balms. Stress happens. In my world, it happens—a lot. I figure stress and its cranky cousins—anxiety, sleeplessness and moodiness —are there to remind us to pipe the heck down and remember that even the big, hairy, scary moments in our life are a gift. Because when you’ve managed to survive […]

Smokin’ Hot Beauty Trend: Charcoal

charcoal

Fire up your beauty routine with a dose of charcoal. Charcoal is hot. And we’re not talking about grills and barbecues. We’re talking beauty and cleansing products that dig deep to detoxify and balance your complexion. While it may seem the most unlikely ingredient for a deep clean, natural charcoal purifies skin by drawing out and […]

The No Commitment Tan: Wash-Off Bronzers

body bronzers

Fast, fake and fabulous bronzers. Avoid the hassle of self-tanners with wash-off bronzers and body tints, which provide an extra kiss of color without the commitment. Use them to mask imperfections like freckles and bruises, even out skin tone from a self-tanner gone wrong, hide tan lines, illuminate skin for an evening out or add […]

Why It’s Ridiculously Easy to Fall in Love with IT Cosmetics

IT Cosmetics Spring Collection

I didn’t expect to fall in love. But I did. Hard. The new Your Skin But Better CC+ Cream Illumination from IT Cosmetics is the real deal. It’s a full coverage foundation with SPF 50+ UVA/UVB broad spectrum protection along with a brightening color corrector, anti-aging serum, pore-minimizing primer, dark spot corrector and moisturizing day […]

Best Moisturizers for Every Age: Drugstore vs. Department Store Brands VIDEO

A comparison of drugstore vs. department store daily facial moisturizers. We get this question a lot: What’s the best moisturizer? The pricey department store brand with all the bells and whistles and an occasional free gift with purchase? Or that drugstore brand that comes minus the slick packaging and the hefty price tag? The answer: […]