Product Review: Aveda Sun Care After-Sun Hair Masque

Spa-Girl-in-the-Field Carolyn and I have more in common than just our love of all things spa. We both have fried and frazzled hair. It’s that whole “natural blond” thing. We have high-maintenance hair. What can we say? So we decided to give the new Aveda Sun Care line a shot. Here’s her take on the […]

Pretty in Radiant Orchid: 2014 Pantone Color of the Year

Radiant Orchid

Finally, a color we can get behind: Radiant Orchid is named Pantone Color of the Year 2014. A departure from jewel tones of years past, 2014 is all about the bold and the beautiful orchid. Not far off from our signature Spa Girl shade, we couldn’t be more excited. Anointed by Pantone Universe as the […]

Spa Girls Top 10 Gifts of Bliss and Beauty

We’re down to the wire ladies, and if you’re anything like us, you’ve got last-minute shopping to do! This year, the entire Spa Girls team put our heads together for 10 must-have gifts for every gal on your list. With sparkling values, the hottest hues and everything in between, here are the products we’re coveting […]

5 Top Mascaras for Every Spa Girl Type

best mascaras

Call it a problem, call it an addiction but mascara is a makeup bag staple you can’t live without. Even if you’re running out the door without a stitch of makeup, a quick swipe of mascara makes all the difference. Whether you’re looking for the best formula to wear to the office or need some […]

Primping on the Cheap

Amazing Grace Body Spritz

Five things a Spa Girl’s gotta have … on the cheap! Between holiday parties and gift shopping, I’m feeling a bit broke. If you’re in the same boat and don’t want to max out your credit card on your must-have beauty splurges, here are a few products that will get you by (or even hooked) […]

Product Review: Rodial Skinny Beach SPF 15 Tinted

Sunscreen has come a long way. With aerosol sprays, powders and even soap, we’ve got no excuse not to wear it all the time. But truth be told, I’ve never been a sunscreen fan. As a kid, I ran from anyone with a pink Coppertone bottle and had to be pinned down just to get […]

Posh Polish: Celebrity Inspired Nails

Spring has sprung and yet again the beauty forecast calls for sheers and pastels. As much as we love these pretty hues, we’re mixing it up with celeb-inspired nail trends. Edgy and fun, these funky new lines come in wearable colors for fans of all ages. Katy Perry OPI Line You don’t need electric blue […]

Free Designer Clutch with Purchase at

We’re all about going modern. We keep our eyes peeled for the latest style trends, can’t get enough of West Elm and IKEA and strive to stay up on all things techie. With all that effort, it’s a no brainer we’re all over the latest and greatest of the beauty world. This season, and […]

Hurts So Good: Vila Acupressure Mat

Crazy as it may seem, the newest trend in curing aches and pains is spikes. Yes, tiny white plastic spikes attached to a mat. Ouch?! You would think so but the Vila Acupressure Mat is designed to create short-term discomfort for long-term benefits. Vila, named after the Swedish word for rest and relaxation, puts a […]

Carmindy's Beauty Tips for the Rest of Us: Crazy Busy Beautiful

Most of us have our beauty routine down to a science. We use the same products every day, try not to stray from our go-to makeup shades and rarely take a risk. Lately, I’ve been drawn to all the bold eye colors, faux lashes and red lips that have reappeared on the beauty scene. But […]