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Pumpkin Spice Latte Skin Care

We know you love sipping on a warm Pumpkin Spice Latte this time of year, but what if you could use all of those delicious ingredients in your skincare too? Well, you can! Because the ingredients in a PSL are actually full of antioxidants and vitamins that are great for your skin! This DIY exfoliating […]

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Easy Fall Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats!

Our owner Angela brought these Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats into the spa recently, and they were such a hit with the staff that we couldn’t help but share the recipe with you here! It’s an easy, healthy, gluten-free, and super yummy breakfast or snack! And with pumpkin season in full swing this recipe fits right […]

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Skincare for Your Body

When we talk about skincare, we often only focus on the face and neck. But the skin is the largest organ of the body and part of the same system which includes our hair and nails. So just as we regularly care for our hair and nails, we must care for the skin on our […]

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No More Animal Testing in Cosmetics!

We’re so happy to live in a state that is banning animal testing in cosmetics! The California Cruelty-Free Cosmetics Act was just recently signed by our governor, making it against the law to sell any cosmetics in California if the final product or any part of it was tested on animals starting in 2020. California […]

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Setting Intentions

A recent article in Organic Spa Magazine has us thinking about how setting intentions can help us maintain a positive attitude. Instead of being reactive to what our world throws at us, looking at every situation with an intention in mind lets us live more consciously and respond in a way that is positive. You […]

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Skincare by Age: Your 50s

This week we’re talking about skincare in your 50s. By this time, you’ve got your skincare routine down, but you might be looking for a few products to up the ante. Add extra hydration and brighten your skin with specialized serums, and target uneven skin tone and texture with a cleanser that contains natural retinol […]

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Skincare products recommended for your 40s.

Skincare by Age: Your 40s

At this point in your skincare life you’re looking to step up your routine even more than you have before. In your 30s, you’ve learned the benefits of bumping up your skincare to more than just a cleanser and moisturizer, and you know the skincare tenets of daily sunscreen application and makeup removal. These are […]

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Skincare by Age: Your 30s

By the time you’re in your thirties, you know how important taking care of your skin is! Hopefully in your 20s you’ve learned that the basics like cleansing, hydrating your skin, and using sunscreen are essential. Now, here are a few more products to add to your routine to amp up the anti-aging factor and […]

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Making Connections

A recent article in Organic Spa Magazine has us thinking about making human connections in a world that is dominated by digital content consumption. When was the last time you connected with someone sitting next to you at the coffee shop or at the market by striking up a conversation? If we’re honest with ourselves, […]

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Picture of Arcona's White tea cleanser and four o'clock flower moisturizer, and Epicuren's Zinc Oxide Sunscreen.

Skincare by Age: Your 20s

You’re in your twenties. Up until now you’ve probably bought some inexpensive drugstore skincare products to try to take care of your complexion, but you aren’t really religious about your routine. Well, now is the perfect time to step up your skincare routine and invest in a few grown-up products! These are a few essentials […]

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