Brush Your Skin Care Worries Away

Most of your skin care regime is laser-focused on your face, which makes sense because that’s the part of you that you present to the world every day, and it’s where your most sensitive skin is. Devoting that much time to the rest of your skin’s surface isn’t possible in our fast-paced modern life, but […]

Let a Japanese Head Spa Take You Out of Your Head

by Blake Herzog Japanese head spa treatments started infiltrating the U.S. a few years ago by mixing the art of high touch with high tech, overrunning TikTok with vignettes using phrases like “heaven in a chair” and autonomous sensory meridian response, sometimes referred to as ASMR, soundtracks. Available in both dedicated “J-Beauty” centers and as […]

Threads Take Place of Surgical Facelift

by Aymee Wilson, Owner & Founder, Wilson Aesthetics A PDO thread lift is a treatment that uses PDO (polydioxanone) threads to help rejuvenate your face and remove all the signs of aging. PDO threads: How long does it last? This face-lift procedure is very effective as it offers both long-lasting and immediate results. The initial […]

CBD Can Take Your Facial to the Next Level

You’ve probably heard cannabidiol (CBD) is the cure-all for everything these days. It’s in just about anything from food to supplements, shampoo and skin care. In case you don’t know, CBD is an active ingredient derived from the cannabis plant. It’s a chemical compound extracted from hemp and marijuana. CBD and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are the […]

Use Adaptogenic Drinks To Fight Stress & Fatigue

Adaptogens are herbs and other botanicals that humans have used for millennia to relieve one or more symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression as well as to boost the immune system. Bottled and powdered adaptogenic drinks sold under brand names like Recess, Clevr, Zolt, Moment and Free Rain have been steadily increasing in popularity, and […]

Jamu, a Drink & Ritual, Heals In Multiple Ways

Indonesia has embraced jamu for some 1,000 years as both an herbal beverage and a state of mind. Appropriately named after the islands, jamu (also called jamu juice) does not have a standard recipe so it can be adapted to whatever ingredients are available, built around turmeric and ginger, two spices renowned throughout Asia for […]

Reflexology: It’s More Than Just a Foot Rub

Just about everyone loves a good foot rub. It can make a long, rough day seem to fade away. Reflexology is the ultimate foot rub that can treat illness and pain by applying pressure to certain points on your foot. It is based on the principle that there are areas on the feet, hands and […]

Collagen Promotes Skin & Joint Health

Collagen. It’s the new darling of the supplement industry and even celebrities are singing its praises on television. Basically, collagen is the protein that keeps your joints strong and gives skin its structure, elasticity and stretch. It can be found naturally in the body’s muscles, skin and bones and makes up about 25% of your […]

Experiencing Sedona’s Tlaquepaque

by Riverann Polinard, Tlaquepaque Arts and Shopping Village Arriving in Sedona is like walking into a beautiful postcard. In the center of town is Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village. This artistic village reflects the romance of Sedona. Here, art and nature embrace one another in a story of beauty and perfection. Abe Miller, its founder, […]

Benefits of a Pilates Workout Are Many

Walk past a Pilates studio and it may look like rows of people stretching on torture devices. But Pilates is much more than just stretching. It is a type of resistance training developed more than 100 years ago. Exercises are achieved through slow, refined and deliberate movements on a reformer machine or an exercise mat […]