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Posted Date: March 9th, 2012

Removing Blackheads from the Nose

The skin on our face is something that we see every day. Whenever we walk by a mirror, we get a good look at our face. Do you tend to focus on the flaws on your skin such as blemishes and wrinkles? Many people's eyes go right to the blackheads that never seem to go away. Blackheads are the little black dots that are typically on the nose. They are dirt that has been trapped in a pore. When this debris hardens and becomes a black plug, the skin is unable to breathe. It is not easy to get rid of blackheads unless you know what you are doing. One way to get rid of blackheads is to physically... Read More

Posted Date: March 7th, 2012

Massage for Children with Autism

Massage is becoming a very popular option in the treatment for various different types of aliments. Some people are moving away from drugs that can have harmful side effects and are embracing more holistic options such as massage therapy. Others are supplementing medical treatment with holistic treatments to maximize results. Massage is gaining popularity with younger generations. Children are being taken to massage therapist to help them treat a variety of different ailments. One group of children that is benefiting from massage therapy is children with autism. Autism is a term for a... Read More

Posted Date: March 5th, 2012

Bikini Wax

Removing unwanted hair is an issue that most women face. There are many options to help removed hair from our bodies. Shaving, depilatory creams and waxing will all do the job of getting rid of hair. Although all are effective, waxing may be the best alternative for sensitive areas of the body. One of the most sensitive areas of the body to wax is the bikini area. When shaved, unsightly bumps can be left behind on the skin drawing unwanted attention to this area. Shaving will only last for a couple of day and has to be repeated frequently. Getting a bikini wax can solve these problems... Read More

Posted Date: March 2nd, 2012

Getting a Pedicure During Pregnancy

Pregnancy can be a wonderful yet stressful time in our lives. Carrying around a child in your stomach is a wonderful miracle but it can put a tremendous amount of strain on your body. It is important that during pregnancy you eat the right food, take your prenatal vitamins and take time out to take care of yourself. One great way to take some time out for yourself during pregnancy is to get a pedicure. Pedicures are designed to make the feet and toe nails beautiful while relaxing and rejuvenating the foot and lower leg. Pedicures are most beneficial during the third trimester. During the... Read More

Posted Date: February 29th, 2012

Massage and Weight Loss

Can massage actually make you lose weight? The simples answer to that question is the act of massage itself will not make you lose weight. However, getting a regular massage can help to enhance many aspects of your weight loss program. One major way that massage helps to enhance weight loss is by helping our bodies when we work out. Many people experience pain after a hard work out. This pain can keep us away from exercising for a long period of time. Massage will soothe muscle strain and allow you to get back to your exercising routine more quickly. Not everyone works out in the proper... Read More

Posted Date: February 27th, 2012

Getting Acrylic Nails

Acrylic nails are very popular. For those who cannot get their natural nails to grow, acrylic nails can give you the appearance of long, beautiful nails. Since the maintenance on acrylic nails is not very involved or expensive, they are a great way to enhance your hands. Some people believe that acrylic nails will harm your natural nails. People can have the notion that keeping acrylic nails on for long periods of time will cause damage to your natural nails or even infection. The truth is acrylic nails are not harmful to your nails. People do, however, need to be cautious when getting... Read More

Posted Date: February 24th, 2012

The Many Benefits of Massage

Massage is a great treatment for everyone. There are many benefits of getting a massage. Here are some of the benefits of massage: - alleviate lower back pain - improve range of motion - ease medication dependence -enhance immunity by stimulating the body's natural defense system - decrease anxiety - improve energy level - enhance quality of sleep - improve concentration - increase circulation - reduce fatigue - lessen depression - improve the condition of the skin (the body's largest organ) - promote tissue regeneration - reduce scar tissue and stretch marks... Read More

Posted Date: February 22nd, 2012

Dark Circles

Dark circles, also known as raccoon eyes, are a problem for many people. The skin under the eyes is extremely thin. Because of this, it is naturally likely to have a blue or gray tint from the veins underneath the skin. Dark circles can be caused by dehydration, fatigue, fluid retention, anemia, nasal congestion, pigment disorders, sun exposure or thinning skin. People are often trying to get rid of dark circles as it makes the face appear older. There are a few at home remedies that will help with the appearance of dark circles. Putting cucumbers on the eyes or using creams containing... Read More

Posted Date: February 20th, 2012

The Importance of Regular Sports Massages for Athletes

Athletes put huge amounts of stress on their bodies on a regular basis. Rigorous workouts and strenuous exercises can damage the body. It is important for an athlete to take care of his/her body both before and after working out. One great way for athletes to take care of their bodies is by getting a sports massage on a regular basis. Professional athletes have been receiving regular sports massages for many years but now, everyday people who enjoy playing sports in their spare time or love to workout are realizing the benefits of getting a regular sports massage. Having a regular sports... Read More

Posted Date: February 17th, 2012

Nail Art

Getting a manicure is a really great way to pamper your hands and spend some time relaxing. It is also a great way to get both your hands and nails looking clean and beautiful. In addition to getting your nails painted the color of your choice, nail art is a great way to draw attention to freshly manicured nails. Nail art is a great way to express yourself. There are many different nail designs that can be applied to the nails in almost any color imaginable. Nail art can be as simple as a traditional French manicure or as intricate as different colored Chinese lettering. Many nail salons... Read More

Posted Date: February 15th, 2012

Massage For Senior Citizens

When most people think about massage, they picture young adults going to a spa and getting massaged to unwind from their everyday life. People don't usually envision senior citizens getting massaged, but this can be a great way to improve their quality of life. Senior citizens are the most common age group to suffer from chronic pain. They also tend to have more medical issues than any other age group. With medication having so many potentially dangerous side effects, the senior citizen community is turning to more holistic treatments to help with their ailments. Massage for senior... Read More

Posted Date: February 13th, 2012

The Importance Of Washing Your Face Before Bed

The skin on our face is one of the first things that people notice. It is also a good way to determine someone's age. With that being said, many people are becoming careful about how they care for their skin. More and more people are buying expensive facial washes and lotions. One really important thing to do to keep your skin looking healthy and radiant is to wash your face before you go to bed. We unintentionally touch our faces all day long, therefore our faces are one of the dirtiest parts of our bodies. Washing our face before we go to bed is a great way to clean the skin and avoid... Read More

Posted Date: February 10th, 2012

Spa Pedicure

Most people don't realize how much stress we put on our feet. Our feet bear all of our weight when we are walking, standing or exercising. Almost every activity that we engage in involves the use of our feet. We may not think that we need to take out any time during our day to pamper our feet but this might just be the thing our feet need. One really great way to pamper our feet is by going to a spa and getting a spa pedicure. A spa pedicure will indulge your feet in a way that a traditional pedicure cannot. Your feet will be soaked in sea salts while your nails are trimmed, filed and... Read More

Posted Date: February 8th, 2012

Facials To Clear The Skin

If you are like many Americans, the skin on your face is not perfect. Millions of people have skin impurities such as blemishes, acne, white heads or black heads. There are many over the counter products that may help with these issues, but none are as effective as professional facials. People who have blackheads or non-inflammatory blemishes will benefit from regular facials. During a facial treatment, extractions are done by the esthetician to remove blackheads. This cleans the pores of any excess oils or cellular debris so that blemishes are less likely to form. Those with mild... Read More

Posted Date: February 6th, 2012

Fibromyalgia and Massage

Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that affects about one in fifty Americans. It is a common syndrome in which a person has a long-term, body-wide pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons and other soft tissues. It has also been linked to fatigue, sleep problems, headaches, depression and anxiety. Possible causes of fibromyalgia are physical or emotional traumas, abnormal pain response, sleep disturbances or infection (although none have been identified). Because the cause is not yet understood, there is no known cure for fibromyalgia. Since experimental drugs can be dangerous... Read More

Posted Date: February 3rd, 2012

Spa Treatments – The Perfect Valentine's Day Gift

Valentine's Day is right around the corner. During the early part of February, many people are trying to pick out the perfect gift for their significant other. Giving your loved one a box of chocolate, a bouquet of flowers or a cute stuffed animal can be romantic, but stepping outside the box can be even more appreciated. One really great way to show your significant other how much you do love and care is to get him/her a spa treatment. Most people do not set aside time in their busy schedules to pamper themselves at the spa. However, if we receive this special treat as a gift we are... Read More

Posted Date: February 1st, 2012

The Many Benefits Of A Facial

Taking the time out to pamper yourself is an important part of life. Going to a spa and getting a facial is a great way to pamper yourself, and there are many wonderful benefits of getting a facial. One great benefit of a facial how deep cleansing it is. Facial performed in a spa can give your skin a much deeper clean that those you can do at home. A spa facial will cleanse and exfoliate your skin which can help unclog your pores. When you go to an esthetician to get a facial, he/she will analyze your skin. They will help to improve your complexion and show you how to take proper care of... Read More

Posted Date: January 30th, 2012

Manicure – A Perfect Way To Complete Your Professional Look

If you are like many Americans, looking professional for your job can be very important. When you have a job where you work in a professional setting, you have to look the part. Wearing freshly pressed, professional clothing and appropriate accessories is an important part can be very important. But how often do we think about our hands when we think of being professional? Going into your job with uneven and sloppy looking nails and poorly taken care of hands can give people the impression that you are not caring properly for yourself. Having professional looking hands and nails can be the... Read More

Posted Date: January 27th, 2012

Can Massage Really Lower Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure is a very serious medical condition that plagues many Americans. High blood pressure can affect anyone at any age. It is important to have your blood pressure checked regularly by a medical professional. Having high blood pressure leaves people at a greater risk for heart attack, kidney failure or stroke. Many people turn to prescription medication to lower their high blood pressure. These medications, however, can come with serious side effects. What if there was a holistic way to help lower blood pressure? Can massage really lower blood pressure? The simple answer to... Read More

Posted Date: January 25th, 2012


Reflexology is a zone specific therapy. It uses the application of pressure to the feet, hands or ears with specific thumb, finger and hand techniques using oil or lotion. The premise is that this type of specific pressure will effect a physical change in the body. A reflexology chart can be used to determine specific pressure points. The left foot or hand correlates to the left side of the body, while the right foot or hand correlates to the right side of the body. The pressure techniques to specific reflex areas reflect specific parts of the body such as the kidneys, intestines and... Read More

Posted Date: January 23rd, 2012

Help Relieve Chronic Pain With Massage

Chronic pain is an invisible issue that can leave people feeling isolated and sad. Many people turn to painkillers to ease and manage their pain, but these come with many risky side effects. Today, we have found that there is a much safer and more holistic approach with massage. Massage has been shown to help alleviate chronic pain. Massage is a method of muscle manipulation and pressure that is designed to relax the muscles, improve blood flow and reduce body toxins, stress and tension. It can calm the body and allow the mind to focus on something other than constant pain. Massage can... Read More

Posted Date: January 20th, 2012

Medical Massage

A medical massage is a massage that is medically necessary. It is a treatment that is prescribed by a physician and consists of a specific treatment plan. Each medical massage client has individual goals with a certain time frame. These goals are charted as well as the progress during the massage. There are a number of reasons that a person would need to a seek medical massage. Individuals who were injured in an automobile accident or sports activity can work with a medical massage therapist to realign soft tissue and improve range of motion. Medical massage can help to normalize... Read More

Posted Date: January 18th, 2012

Finding A Good Esthetician

Going to an esthetician can be a very relaxing experience and can provide dramatic results for your skin. When going to an esthetician, it is important to find a one that suits your needs. Since an esthetician performs a number of skins services that can involve chemicals, it is important to be sure that the esthetician is licensed. Licensing of an esthetician varies from state to state. Check and be sure that the esthetician has graduated from a good esthetician school and that they have appropriate , current licensing. Word of mouth is a way to find a good esthetician. Most people who... Read More

Posted Date: January 13th, 2012

Royal Spoil

If you have four hours to set aside for yourself and are looking for the best way to get pampered, why not try a Royal Spoil spa package? The Royal Spoil spa package consists of four delightful spa services; a Swedish relaxation massage, a European facial, a spa manicure and a spa pedicure. This service begins with a Swedish relaxation massage. During this relaxing full-body massage, long smooth strokes are used to increase relaxation, increase circulation, and improve skin and muscle tone.After the massage a European facial will be done. This facial includes cleansing, steaming, and... Read More

Posted Date: January 12th, 2012

Hand Facial

Most people believe that the best way to judge a person's age is by looking at the skin on the face. This is one way to get a guess how old someone is but there is another way; by looking at their hands. Our hands can be a tell tale sign of how old we are. Our hands are a vital part of our body and take quite a beating everyday. We use our hands for almost everything we do from typing and writing to cleaning and playing sports. Most people do not take the time out to pamper themselves but when they do they usually don't think about their hands. One great way of pampering our hands is by... Read More

Posted Date: January 9th, 2012

Add Aromatherapy to Your Massage

Going to the spa and getting a spa treatment is a great way to pamper your mind and body. Having a massage can help to relax you and relieve tension. When receiving a massage in a spa, one way to enhance your experience is by adding aromatherapy to your massage. Aromatherapy involves the use of natural oils which can come from either flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of plant. These oils are used to enhance both physical and psychological well-being. When you add aromatherapy to your massage, an essential oil is added to the massage lotion to offer either relaxation... Read More

Posted Date: January 6th, 2012

A Day at the Spa – Just for Men

When we think about a day at the spa, traditionally we picture a few women spending their day getting various treatments done and enjoying each other's company. Over the years, the spa has shifted from a place where women go to get pampered to a place where both women and met get pampered. The perfect way for men to enjoy a day at the spa is with a Just for Men package. The Just for Men package consists of two spa treatments; a hot stone massage and a men's exclusive facial. A popular massage for men is a hot stone massage. During a hot stone massage, hot smooth stones are used to... Read More

Posted Date: January 2nd, 2012

Day of Indulgence

Going to the spa is a wonderful way to unwind and relax after a long day. Enjoying a day atthe spa is the perfect way to pamper yourself. A day at the spa doesn't have to begin and end with a massage. Many other treatments are available if you have time to spend at the spa. In four and a half hours, you could receive five professional spa treatments for just one price. Your Day of Indulgence begins with a stress relieving Swedish Relaxation Massage. Relax and let your cares melt away as you experience a wonderful massage in a spa setting. Next is a European Rose Body Wrap and Body... Read More

Posted Date: December 30th, 2011

Beautiful Eyes Facial

Some people say that the eyes are the window to the soul. When our eyes are bright and the skin around them is smooth and tight, we give the impression of youth, health and vitality. To get your eyes looking radiant, a Beautiful Eyes Facial is the facial treatment for you. The Beautiful Eyes Facial is a combination of a European facial and a nourishing peel-off eye contour masque. The masque treatment uses Marine collagen and essential Oil of Rose to improve the skin around your eyes. The collagen in our bodies plays a large role in the softness and bounce of our skin. As we get older... Read More

Posted Date: December 28th, 2011

Pedicures – Do They Really Benefit our Health?

When we think of pedicures, the first thing that we think of is beautiful toes polished with vibrant colors. Although pedicures make our feet look polished and pretty, do they really benefit our health? The simple answer to this question is yes. Our feet are often overlooked when we take time out to care for our bodies. Over our lifetime, the average person walks 115,000 miles or 10,000 steps a day. Taking the time out to get a pedicure insures that we are pampering our feet and caring for them the way we should. When our toes nails are cut, clipped and cleaned, the nails are less likely... Read More