Between hand creams, lip glosses, perfumes, mascara, eyeliner, the occasional nail polish and any other beauty product to squander an emergency, my purse is more of a beauty armoire than a handbag. So when I came across the Votre Vu Bebe Duette Lip Balm and Hand Cream, I had to give the duo a try if […]
Summer Skin Survival: 4 Things You Need
Save your skin and soothe your spirit with these summer skincare picks. Oh gourd, another summer of sweaty britches, patchy itches and precipitous breakouts. Gear up girlfriends! It’s going to be a long, hot summer and your best defense is an arsenal of soothing salves. From scalp to tootsies, we’ve rounded up everything you’ll need […]
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. […]
Top 10 Beauty Buys on Beauty.com
Beyond Black Friday and Cyber Monday, holiday savings are ripe for the picking on Beauty.com. One of our favorite online haunts for spa and beauty products, Beauty.com also offers perks such as complimentary samples and free shipping. Here are our top 10 gifts of beauty and spa perfect for giving and receiving from Beauty.com. Pacifica […]
Summer Beauty Essentials: What’s in Our Beach Bags?
Summer is in full swing in the Valley of the Sun! As if the 110-degree temperatures didn’t already give it away, right? In a Spa Girl’s world, this means it’s time to do two things: 1) sign up for the Summer Spaaah Series so you can get the cute inflatable beach bag pictured below and […]
Freeman Beauty Review and Giveaway!
Finding quality products at a reasonable price is no small feat. I am particular about how things smell, feel and, most importantly, perform. Oftentimes, this results in spending way too much money. But the Feeling Beautiful collection from Freeman Beauty has come to my rescue! Plus, with their handy travel sizes, you can feel beautiful […]
Quick Drugstore Beauty Fixes
Finding yourself frazzled from the busy holiday season but don’t have time to slip away to the salon? Not to worry! These affordable, quick beauty fixes are just a drugstore drive away and are perfect for travel or beauty on-the-go. Watch the Video! Olay Smooth Finish Facial Hair Removal Duo. It’s the newest, quickest and […]
Holiday 2011: Germs, Cake Balls and Other Spa Girl Musings
Some holidays are better than others. I'm not gonna lie. This year was particularly challenging given some medical complications that occurred with a close family member. Suffice it to say, the Spa Boy and I spent a significant slice of our holidays in the hospital and while the prognosis is good, we have many more […]
Beauty.com Gift with Purchase: 14 Reasons to Shop Online!
Who needs hunting down a parking spot at the mall or waiting in check-out lines when you’ve got Beauty.com? Just in time for your Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping sprees, Beauty.com announces the launch of the Erickson Beamon China Club bag, an encore offering from the renowned designers behind the Erickson Beamon jewelry collection. […]
The Bridal Beauty Emergency Kit: 5 Must-Haves!
Face those avoidable wedding day snafus head on with these must-have bridal emergency items. You’ve seen never-ending list of emergency bridal basics: bobby pins, safety pins, extra lip gloss, clear nail polish, sewing items, snacks … the list goes on and on. But, according to our newlyweds in the office, these five items are indispensable for Spa […]
Summer Beauty on a Drugstore Budget
Summer Beauty doesn’t have to cost a pretty penny! We scoured the shelves of our local drugstores and mass market stores like Walmart and Walgreens for budget beauty finds to keep you shining all summer long. Nails Sally Hansen Crackle. Everyone’s doing it! The crackled, edgy look has become the new staple of nail art. […]
Smooth and on the Move (Finally!) with Bliss Wax Strips
After many unfortunate and painful wax expeditions, I finally felt like I had perfected the art of the do-it-yourself wax job. Unfortunately, I hadn’t yet found a product that worked with my on-the-go lifestyle. The traditional at-home wax kits are definitely not TSA-friendly and even if you check your cosmetic bag, finding a microwave to […]