spAWARDS 2013

By Keri LaPlante Planning an event like the spAWARDS Gala is no easy task. With only a small portion in my care, I am in awe of those who managed to pull everything together. These great gift bags and all the fantastic swag that went in them are one...

Massage manners 101: the bare facts

   By Kim Cristini We all have our guilty pleasures. For some it may be reality tv; others can’t resist the allure of chocolate. For me, it’s always been indulging in massages.  I find nothing more relaxing than immersing myself in the tranquility of a spa knowing that for the next...

Seriously? Adult Acne?

By Lindsay Grummett I’ve struggled with acne since I was in high school and chances are you have too. The American Academy of Dermatology says that nearly 85 percent of all people have had acne at some point in their lives, most often on the face, chest and back....

Test Divas – Dr. Payot Sensi-Expert Comforting Repair Care

By Lindsay Grummett Sensitive sisters have I got a product for you (and your male counterparts if they suffer from sensitivities of the skin)! It comes from Dr. Payot’s new line called Sensi-Expert which uses fewer ingredients to lower the chance of skin reactions. The product is said to...

ABA Show a Bevy of Beauty

By Theresa Rogers The things we do for beauty… I didn’t feel very beautiful the other night when I was sitting at my kitchen table, products strewn across it, each finger wrapped in a robot finger of tinfoil. I was trying to remove the gel mani I had received...