The longer and warmer days are a welcoming sign from Mother Nature that spring is here. With the onset of spring we are happily shedding our winter clothes and pulling out the dresses and sandals from the back of the closet. However, spring in the Rockies means there will still be days of snow, which […]
SPRING RENEWAL – The birds are singing, the buds are starting to bloom (well, at least in the mid-valley) and you’re ready to shed winter’s heavy clothing and footwear. Your skin, too, could use a refresh, after getting hammered from days on the slopes and moisture-sapping indoor heating. Here are five of our favorite ways […]
As we approach the ever-charming sights and sounds of our Spring season, one is reminded to lead with our best face forward. The health and beauty industry is adamant in recognizing and informing it’s audience about achieving your skin care goals and we’ve all heard that personal and proper home care exfoliation in addition to […]
Your skin wants to tell you something: it’s feeling a little neglected. Though it’s our body’s largest organ, our skin is the last of our systems to receive nutrition and protection. And right now, that’s more important than ever. Winter’s low temperatures, low humidity and strong winds make the skin stiffer, impairing nourishment and protection. […]
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With the holidays fast approaching, you may be feeling a bit anxious wondering just how you’re going to enjoy all the tastes of the season without gaining any extra weight while still eating for the benefit of your health and skin. If you can’t squeeze in a relaxing massage or facial, here are a couple […]
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They say you are what you eat, but when it comes to organic skin care, what you eat can also be used to enhance how you look, too. Chances are you have an entire skin care apothecary in your kitchen you didn’t even know about. These “recipes” are a fun way to turn a cold […]
At high altitude, SPF is a must! At my first massage job, I remember giving a massage to a man who had worked every day under Hawaii’s endless summer sun. The skin exposed to the sun every day was rough, leathery, riddled with age spots and belied his age. In this massage, I saw for myself the ravaging […]
Sunscreen! Sunscreen! Sunscreen! We’ve heard it many times. Always wear sunscreen. You may ask yourself, how many products and layers do I need to have, and how often do I need to reapply through out the day? Pick a product that can do double the work. Choose a moisturizer with a sunscreen, or our favorite, […]
OXYGEN FACIAL AT HEAVEN ON EARTH ASPEN DAY SPA – With Mother’s Day fast approaching, I wonder how many of my local friends know the compassionate and charming Pila Xian, who owns Heaven on Earth, an Aspen day spa. A gift certificate for her Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial, combined with a 30-minute neck and shoulder add-on massage, […]
Spring fever is setting in. Being your uber best is a must whether you’re skiing the slopes, lounging at your favorite après spot or dancing ‘til dusk. If you came from a more humid climate, you might notice your hair behaves a little differently in Aspen’s dry, cold air. I have very thick hair and […]
AN INTRACEUTICALS OXYGEN FACIAL – With so many spas in town, it is difficult to choose where to go to meet your needs. I usually begin by asking the locals first and from there conducting my research. This is how I ended up receiving an Intraceuticals Oxygen Facial by Pila Xian at the micro spa, […]