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 […]

Reader Giveaway! Red Carpet-Ready Gift with Purchase

Um, yeah, we love gifts with purchase. Who’s with us? has one we’re gaga over AND they’ve been generous enough to give one away to one lucky AZ Spa Girls reader. Read on for the details! Designed exclusively for by Marchesa designers Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, the Red Carpet-Ready Kit is all […]

Lip Smackers for Grown-ups: Crazy Rumors Lip Balms

I may be showing my age but as a wee spa girl, my love of Bonne Bell’s original Lip Smackers was about as deep as my crush on Donny Osmond. I remember many a Christmas morning emptying out my stocking into a pile and carefully separating out the new school supplies (mmm, pink gummy erasers […]

Santa-tize Odors and Get 20% Off Poo-Pourri Bathroom Spray

We discovered Poo-Pourri – a playful line of bathroom sprays that take on embarrassing smells with a vengeance – a few years ago at a spa show and the cute little bottles are now permanent fixtures in our powder rooms. The company’s trademark line, “Spritz the bowl before you go and no one else will […]

Buddha Balm: Lip-Smacking Good and Good for Lips!

Watch out waxy petroleum-based lip balms, Buddha Balm is about to rock your world. I wasn’t really expecting much when I cracked open my first tube of what looks like any ol’ lip balm. Oh sure, the name’s cute and kind of mysterious but what could possibly be said about another chapped lip stick? Uh, […]

Beauty-on-the-Go Tips and Picks for Savvy Travelers

Don’t let the TSA’s travel restrictions cramp your beauty style! Skate through airplane security and travel smart with these tips, tricks and product picks – including a few from our friends at ABC15! Remember the 3-1-1 To help us remember carry-on restrictions, the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has come up with the 3-1-1 rule: 3-oz […]

Beauty Steal: Stila Hits the Road with New Travel Palettes

Every girl needs a little Stila in her life. The packaging is sexy, the message is fun and the makeup colors are 100% pretty. And starting this month, the Stila Girls are also a little more worldly as they hit the road with a new travel palette collection. Launching every month from now through November, […] A Jet-Setting Beauty Junkie's Best Friend

I read about this website in of all places, an airplane. My feet were crammed under my seat with barely room to move because I sure as heck wasn’t going to fork up more dough to check in my bag. And I’ll do anything to avoid the post-landing rush to get into the overhead compartments. […]

Gift with Purchase: Deluxe Beauty Stash in Designer Clutch

Who doesn’t love the chance to try the latest, hottest beauty loot? Uh, that would be us, for sure. And has a way of feeding our addiction with their latest freebie with purchase. Spend $100 or more at the online beauty superstore and get a chic limited-edition designer clutch filled with 16 deluxe samples […]

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