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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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: […]

Nighttime Beauty: Luxury Finds to Sleep On

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Luxury beauty finds that work the late shift. You can’t knock the power of a good night’s sleep. The National Sleep Foundation says a solid 7 to 9 hours of shut-eye helps keep your mind and body healthy. We say use your time wisely. Nighttime is also the right time to repair your complexion, condition […]

All that Glitters

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Shimmer and shine with these gold beauty finds! They say it came from outer space. Apparently a colossal meteor shower some four billion years ago deposited the precious stash of gold we now have on earth today. Whether it came from space or not, what we know for sure is that gold calls to some deeply innate […]

7 Facial Masks to Unmask a New You

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The best facial masks for coaxing the glow from your complexion. If you’re anything like me and the rest of the entire U.S. population, you’ve polished off your last gingerbread cookie for a while. The time to trade the spoils of the holiday season starts now and to kick it off, start with your skin. Get your […]

Must-Have Skincare Power Tools

Clarisonic Opal

Get under your skin with these cool skincare tools. A new year heading our way and with it comes the itch to shed our shells and prep our profiles for the fresh road ahead. These home tools put the power of complexion perfection in your hands. A warning though: If you have sensitive or easily […]

Take a Holiday Beauty Break

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Give yourself a holiday beauty break with these seasonal gems. Need a time out from the high octane action of the holiday season? Rev up your engine with these three incredibly nourishing and revitalizing winter botanicals. Pomegranate wakes up fatigued skin. Pumpkin perks up your complexion. And peppermint gives your spirits a jingle. Here are six […]

Perfect 10: Dancing with the Stars Sunless Collection

dancing with the stars sunless collection

And the Mirrorball Trophy goes to … the new Dancing with the Stars Sunless self-tanning collection from Norvell. Now that the new season’s”Dancing with the Stars” cast secret is out of the bag, I’ve got another secret for you. If you want a dazzling show-stopping glow, the new Dancing with the Stars Sunless Collection by […]

Polished Brows: Your No-fail Style Accessory

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Tips and must-haves have for brow perfection. Eyebrows are just as much a defining facial feature as a strong chin or a wide forehead—except of course, that splendid brows can be shaped and even faked when necessary. So once you’ve established the arc (or arch depending on what look you’re aiming for) of perfection, how […]

Total Reboot: New Year Beauty Duty

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Out with the old, in with the pretty. Make room for the season’s best and brightest beauty loot by tossing those things that didn’t work, didn’t flatter your complexion or are just plain suspect. Here’s what to pitch and what to poach. Unidentified mascaras The simple rule of mascara is that when in doubt, toss […]