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Indulge This Thanksgiving Without the Guilt

Healthy EatingHealthy Eating Is Possible On Thanksgiving Day

You might worry that indulging during the Thanksgiving holiday is bad, but you can continue to enjoy tasty treats. Make sure to control the portions of the foods that you eat at a restaurant, but when you are cooking at home, you can adjust your favorite recipes. It is easy to be thankful for good health and wellness during the holidays when you understand how to reduce the calories in your meals. 

Reduce the Fat In Turkey

When you are roasting a turkey, avoid slathering it with butter because this adds fat. Before placing the turkey in the oven, wrap it completely in heavy aluminum foil so that the meat won’t become dry. You can open the top of the aluminum during the last 15 minutes of the roasting process so that the turkey becomes brown. Instead of choosing the dark meat of the turkey, select the white meat that has fewer calories.  (more…)

Makeup Trends for Winter/Spring 2018

Fall makeupLearn About the Latest Eye and Lip Trends For Winter and Spring 2018 

It is important to care for your skin far in advance so that you can look attractive with the latest makeup trends. You can visit a day spa to have facials to improve the condition of your skin so that you will look fantastic during the winter and spring of 2018. The estheticians understand how to provide a variety of spa treatments for the face, including: 

• Hair removal on the upper lip or between the eyebrows
• Cleansing and moisturizing facials 
• Peels to remove dry skin or to eliminate acne (more…)

Most Frequently Asked Massage Questions

spa, day spa, massage, massage therapy, relaxation, aromatherapy, autumn scents for the spaHow often should I get a massage?

One of the best things about massage therapy is that it is tailored to the individual needs of the client. If your massage is for relaxation purposes, one or two visits a month might be sufficient. However, you might need therapy more often if you are treating a specific problem or area of your body. 

I’m not in perfect shape. Is the massage therapist going to judge my body?

There is absolutely no judgment during a massage or any other type of spa treatments. Your therapist is a professional who has worked with clients of all different ages, body types, and sizes. In addition, draping is used during your massage, so your body will be mostly covered at all times. (more…)

Music and Massage Therapy

Enjoy Music Therapy When You Visit a Day Spa 

If you want to change your mood while having massage therapy at a day spa, then bring along a favorite CD to listen to music. Alternatively, you can learn if the massage therapist has an assortment of CDs that are designed for relieving stress or eliminating depression. Changing your mood and mindset is one of the most important reasons for having spa treatments such as energizing or soothing massages. 

Enjoy a Variety Of Types Of Massages

Today, music therapy is an important aspect of visiting a day spa, and your favorite music can drown out the noises outside or inside the massage room. With the right type of speakers or headphones, you will have optimal relaxation while enjoying massage therapy services that include: (more…)

How About Some “Me Time”?!

beauty wellnessWhat’s “me time”? “Me time” should conjure images of a tranquil day spa, skilled massage therapy, well-deserved quiet time, and adult time out techniques that are meant to reward instead of a consequence. “Me time” may be a hard concept to understand for those of us who are always on the go, or who are under the notion that “me time” might be too expensive or one may be undeserving. All those are quite untrue! “Me time” can be found in a peaceful, quiet segment separate from the chaotic world. One is worthy of time, as it’s a time to renew oneself, reduce stress, and even restore energy. “Me time” can also be considered alone time, a time where no one is demanding attention, time, or energy.  (more…)

What Are Your Thoughts?

massage therapyMassage therapy deals with science, but it is also a work of art, which is probably why it becomes a one-of-a-kind experience for many who go through it. 

A day spa may start off as therapy for a muscle issue or a back problem but end up being a whole-health enhancing experience. One of the most common thoughts you might have as your massage therapist applies effective relaxation techniques on you is what took you so long to get one?

You are probably going to get lost in the relaxation techniques applied like the natural scents used during your massage therapy session. For example, a commonly used scent is lavender because it activates serotonin production in the brain, which enhances the massage. Serotonin makes you feel better and more receptive to some of the techniques used during your dedicated day spa.  (more…)

Hot Flashes!!! Try Aromatherapy Massage

hot flashesHow Does a Hot Flash Affect Women Who Are In Perimenopause? 

As a woman ages, she will develop an assortment of perimenopause symptoms, including uncomfortable hot flashes. This is one of the most common signs of perimenopause, and the intense heat from a hot flash is caused by the changes in a woman’s hormone levels. Most women suffer from the discomfort of hot flashes for several years, and this symptom can occur at any time of the day or night, leaving a woman drenched in perspiration.  (more…)

We Remember Our Veteran’s

veterans dayVeterans Day is a public holiday that is observed on November 11. Veteran’s Day celebrations are held to honor people who have served in the military. The reason that Veterans’ Day is celebrated on November 11th is that of World War II. The war ended the 11th hour of the 11th month and the 11th day of the year.

If November 11 happens to fall on a Saturday or Sunday, then it may be observed the following Friday or Monday. In 2017, November 11 falls on a Saturday. Veteran’s Day will be observed the Friday before. (more…)

Reasons to Hydrate Post Massage

hydrateReasons To Hydrate Post-massage

After visiting your favorite day spa for a massage, you should drink a lot of water. Hydration is always important for your body, but after massages, you must drink more water to remove the metabolic waste from your system. You may notice unusual muscle soreness after visiting a therapist for massages, but this is normal because your lymph glands are releasing toxins into your body. 

 

Drinking Water Leads To Detoxification Of Toxins

This detoxification process is one of the main reasons for visiting a day spa for massages, and you will feel better when the toxins are released from your body’s tissues. While you may not want to drink a lot of liquids before going to a day spa because you must recline on a table or sit in a specialized chair for 30 to 60 minutes, you will develop dehydration after the treatment is completed.  (more…)

How to Use an Eyebrow Pencil

eyebrowsLooking to bolster sparse eyebrows? The latest trends include full and feathered brows and since not all of us have lush eyebrows, it doesn’t mean we are doomed to live with thin wisps and patchy brows. An eyebrow pencil is an easy-to-use and reasonably priced option for filling in and shaping up your brows. 

A makeup specialist is a great resource in taming or rehabbing your eyebrows to start out. A trained makeup specialist can use the shape of your face, your coloring, and the natural shape of your brows to determine the best way to shape and fill them in. A day spa generally employs makeup specialists who are available for this service and they can also help you choose the right pencil.  (more…)