LATHER Clear Head Balancing Balm: Headaches Be Gone!

Lather Clear Head Balancing Balm

Work deadlines, long commutes, tighter budgets…these are all factors that can contribute to headaches and strain. But how to get rid of the mind-numbing pain? We love the new LATHER Clear Head Balancing Balm. It’s an all-natural salve that helps ease tension and pressure while promoting balance and well-being. A mini-spa for the mind, LATHER […]

All Hands on Deck: My At-Home Gel Mani with Couture Gel Nail Polish Kit

Couture Gel Nail Kit

Not all at-home gel manicure kits are created equal. I know, I’ve tested them. But the Couture Gel Nail Polish Kit is one of the best I’ve tried! Why? Let me tell you. For starters, I love that their website shows you how the shades will look on different skin complexions. When you’re shopping online, […]

Have Beauty, Will Travel: 5 Jet-setter Must-haves

Traveling can take its toll on even the most prepped of Spa Girls. Combat the weary wanderer look with these 5 heaven-sent, travel-friendly beauty products. Stila Travel Palettes, $10 Stila Travel Palettes are inspired by fashionable destinations around the world like Rio and Seoul, and come with four eyeshadows, a cheek color and a highlighter/bronzer. […]

Be Gel-ish: Sephora by OPI Gelshine At-Home Gel Colour System Review

Sephora by OPI gelshine At-Home Gel Colour System

I love a good visit to the nail salon. And while I wholeheartedly believe in dedicating some of your budget to girly pampering, salon gel manicures can really add up. So I thought I'd test out an at-home gel manicure system – enter Sephora by OPI gelshine At-Home Gel Colour System. Sephora by OPI gelshine At-Home Gel […]

eSalon Custom Hair Coloring Kit Review

eSalon Custom Coloring Kit

Three months ago I decided to lighten my very dark brown hair to my natural dark brown shade and, to save a few bucks, bought boxed color from the drugstore. Bad idea. I got orange roots! So I was off boxed color for a while. But when I discovered eSalon, I was completely intrigued. For […]

Sweet Salvation: Jan Marini Skin Care Management System

Jan Marini Skincare System

I started the Jan Marini Skin Care Management System at the right time. I was fresh off the whirlwind that is wedding planning and had just made a major, life-changing move. To say that I had been neglecting my skin care routine would be a major understatement. One morning I took a look at myself […]

Dry Hair Rx: Amika Nourishing Hair Mask

Amika Nourishing Hair Mask

We may have just struck gold here, Spa Girls. After a long summer full of sun exposure, swimming and hair color, Amika Nourishing Hair Mask is just the Rx you need for conditioned, silky-smooth hair. It’s really easy to use, too. Just apply the Amika mask generously in the shower after shampooing and let it sit […]

Party Perfect: A 5-Day Beauty Countdown

Holiday Party Prep Guide

Spa Girls’ five-day guide to glowing inside and out. Got a holiday shindig in your near future? Before you go rockin’ around the Christmas tree, make sure you’re prepped and ready so you can arrive with confidence. Here’s our five-day beauty countdown to party perfect! Day 1 Your mother was right. It’s what’s on the […]

Curl up with Ouidad: Help for Curly Hair

curly hair products

I’ve tested a handful of curly hair products over the past few months and have found a haircare routine I’m sticking to. Ouidad touts itself as “The Curl Experts,” and it’s true! Here are the products that I’m using on a regular basis. Ouidad Water Works Clarifying Shampoo ($15) It can take a lot of […]

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Beauty for the Cause

Murad Hydrate for Hope

It’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and top-of-the-line beauty brands are pitching in to support the cause with special offers and exclusive sets. Here’s a beautiful way for you to help. Murad Murad’s limited-edition Hydrate for Hope set ($49.50, a $79.50 value) features Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture and Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture for eyes and benefits City of […]

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