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Sun, Sun, Sun: Here It Comes

March is here and, let’s be real: before you know it, we’ll be smack-dab in the middle of summer. Now is the time to formulate a head-to-toe plan to be ready for longer days and stronger rays. We trust you already have a sunblock that you use every day, rain or shine. If not, stop […]

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Yes, You Really Should Be Outside

It’s so important to step outside. You’ll feel better. Time after time, studies have shown how being outside decreases levels of cortisol, the body’s main stress hormone. Your heart rate will also go down, along with levels of inflammation. And, while it may seem counter-intuitive, taking a walk will actually increase your energy levels. The […]

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Love is in the Air at the Spa!

February is a time for chocolates, roses and Valentines. It reminds us to tell those we love how much we care about and cherish them. Thankfully, the gifts don’t have to stop at flowers and candy, and there’s no rule against treating yourself to a few Valentine’s Day gifts as well! Whether you’re married, in […]

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Top 5 Valentine’s Day Gifts From the Spa

We are not pointing any fingers but sometimes loved ones need a few hints for Valentine’s Day. That stuffed bear holding a big heart is cute, but we’ll pass. That card you picked up from the drugstore with your name scribbled inside; we’ll pass on that too. That’s why we put together this list! Feel […]

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Recipe: Caprese Steaks

Ingredients 3/4 c. balsamic vinegar 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tbsp. honey 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. dried thyme 1 tbsp. dried oregano 4 (6-oz.) filet mignon, or 4 large pieces of sirloin 2 beefsteak tomatoes, sliced kosher salt 4 slices mozzarella Fresh basil leaves, for serving Directions In a small bowl, whisk […]

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What is LED Light Therapy

The History of LED Light Therapy LED stands for Light Emitting Diodes. The power of light therapy originates back to ancient times.  The Greeks first recorded the healing properties of light in 1500BC, when they suggested that exposure to light was essential for the restoration of health. In 1805, the Danish Physician, Dr. Niels Finsen, […]

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4 Ways to Detox Your Body

The holidays have a way of promoting overindulgence, don’t they? The cycle usually begins around Thanksgiving when mom makes her beloved pie. Or let’s be honest, we pick one up from the nearest bakery, and that’s just as delicious (and bonus, less work)! One more drink becomes three more drinks and instead of being intentional […]

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Recipe: Detox Soup

Detox Soup is warming and cleansing. It will make you feel good from the inside out! Ingredients 1/4 cup water (or vegetable broth) 1/2 of a red onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 3 celery stalks, diced 3 medium carrots, diced 1 small head of broccoli, florets 1 cup chopped tomatoes 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, […]

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Party Season Makeup Guide

It’s time to bring out your party dresses and put on some new makeup. If you aren’t sure where to start, we’ve listed some festive, fun (and easy!) looks that you can use all throughout the holiday season! Bright Eye GlittersThis look is all about the eyes. Let them shine with a gilded, glitter look […]

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