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Essential Oils for Camping

Planning a camping trip with family or friends? Don’t forget your essential oils! Here are some remedies for common camping woes:Car Sickness/Nausea When hitting the open road, car sickness can put a damper on your trip. Aromatherapy can help prevent nausea and provide a sense of well-being. The two best essential oils for car sickness are Ginger and Peppermint, taken [...]

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Ibis Golf & Country Club

Ibis Golf & Country Club, as a luxury community, enhances the fitness and recreation membership programs with full-service spa and salon and wellness education. We love working with Ibis spa director Kimberly DeOrsey to develop customized aromatherapy solutions. We are pleased that Ibis has been successful integrating our Aroma Design Bar and Intentional Aromatherapy App into their massage and body [...]

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Ska:ná Spa at Turning Stone Casino

We love working with spas with a rich cultural history. Turning Stone Resort is one of those properties with deep cultural roots. Turning Stone is owned by the Oneida Indian Nation, who fought with the colonists during the American Revolution.Body Bliss recently had the chance to catch up with Turning Stone’s spa director Shane Bird, a longtime Body [...]

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Bring the Japanese Tradition of Shinrin-Yoku to the Spa

Luxurious Blend of Native Forest Oils, Calming Frankincense and Sandalwood, Stress Relieving Bergamot and Sweet Orange Mimic the Effects of Breathing Forest AirBody Bliss Tree of Life Forest Bathing products and treatments are inspired by the Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku which encourages spending time in forests for health benefits. In Japan, forest bathing is becoming a staple of mainstream medicine, [...]

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Waldorf Astoria Spa at The Boulders

The Boulders features the best of what the Arizona desert has to offer. Our partnership with Spa at the Boulders allows us to showcase many of the botanicals indigenous to the region. Spa Director Ann Patton is a true visionary who has developed and managed dozens of luxury spas across the US. We have developed products and treatments for [...]

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Healing Arts Center and Spa at Cavallo Point

We hold our partnership with The Healing Arts Center & Spa at Cavallo Point very dear. The land, people and commitment to sustainability are unparalleled. Cavallo Point Lodge received Travel+Leisure’s World’s Best Award 2015 for Best Hotel in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Healing Arts Center & Spa is one of the most progressive spa concepts in the country—blending [...]

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Ojai Valley Inn & Spa – Interview with Spa Director Gloria Ah Sam

Our relationship with Ojai Valley Inn & Spa’s has evolved into a beautiful partnership over the past five and a half years. We recently caught up with Spa Director Gloria Ah Sam to share details about Spa Ojai’s exciting collaboration with Body Bliss. BB: Please tell our readers a bit about Spa Ojai’s history with Body Bliss Gloria: I started at Ojai [...]

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Body Bliss Increases Use of “Supercritical CO2” Extracts

We are pleased to announce that Body Bliss is investing in ‘supercritical CO2 extraction’ (SCO2). Lauded as the ultimate method to create near perfect extracts of the healing and aromatic properties of plants, SCO2 extraction opens up the possibility of extracting difficult-to-capture oils in a way that retains the full spectrum of their chemistry. The purity and therapeutic potency of SCO2 extracts [...]

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Aromatherapy: Scent with Intent

Aromatherapy is the art and science of using essential oils to improve health and wellbeing. Essential oils are concentrated liquids containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. An oil is "essential" in the sense that it carries a distinctive scent, or essence, of the plant. Of utmost importance in authentic aromatherapy is the quality of the products. Synthetic chemicals have no place [...]

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Body Bliss and Carmel Valley Ranch – A match made in heaven!

Our partnership with Spa Aiyana at Carmel Valley Ranch is one of our favorites. We love when management has the vision to bring us in at the early stages of a project. Spa Consultant extraordinaire Ann Patton of Savvy Spas and opening spa director Karen McFarlane contacted us long before the spa opening. The goal was to incorporate the [...]

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