10 Tips to Create a Spa Sanctuary at Home

We all need a place we can escape to where we can rest, feel pampered, and recharge our batteries. Your home sanctuary is a place of refuge and safety. It is a place where you come to feel inspired and renewed. Here is our advice to create a sanctuary in your home and outside your four walls:Start with the sacredThe things that you hold dear are sacred. It is amazing how much more relaxed we...

Truth in Labeling: Is What It Says Outside Really Inside?

Demand for natural skin and body care is at an all-time high. The organic and natural personal care industry is projected to gross nearly $16 billion by 2020—nearly double the figure grossed at the end of 2013. This sharp increase in supply is driven by a rise in consumer demand for eco-friendly and chemical-free products. Consumers are reading labels with a concern for choosing responsibly-...

Focus on Spa Therapies: Dry Brushing

“Dry Brushing” is an ancient therapy that stimulates the skin. Dry brushing exfoliates the skin with a soft-but-firm natural-bristle brush and a long wood handle for hard-to-reach places. Often a component in body treatments that include massage and hydrotherapy, dry brushing is also encouraged by wellness practitioners as an essential home care practice.The Greeks, Japanese, and American Abor...