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May 27th

What Is an Awapuhi Treatment?

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What is an awapuhi treatment? It’s zingiber zerumbet. Bright, beautiful, and slimy in parts, this unique plant is surprisingly beneficial to human hair. It’s actually a member of the ginger family, but its bloom is so vibrant you might mistake it for a flower. And while it has been used to flavor food, aid indigestion, and ease stomachaches, […]

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May 19th

Benefits of Combining Massage and Chiropractic Care

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There is no better complement to a great chiropractic session than a relaxing massage. Chiropractors work with bones and joints, and massage therapists work with muscles, so the benefits of combining massage and chiropractic care can help your entire body feel better. In fact, your doctor might even recommend that you combine the two. Having […]

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April 30th

Hair Care Tips for Long Hair

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If you really think about it, hair is a strange thing. Brown or red or blonde or black, stick-straight or wavy or curly, it continually grows from the tops and backs of our heads (well, most of our heads). Hair is a lot like a plant in some ways. Although it will continue to grow […]

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April 9th

Types of Facial Treatments

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If you’ve never visited a spa before, you might be intimidated the first time you walk inside one. There will be a wide array of services to choose from—facials, massages, nail treatments, hair treatments, tanning, waxing—and if you’re unacquainted with the world of spas, the terms may seem foreign. Of course, the spa’s personnel will […]

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March 19th

What Is Microdermabrasion?

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Walk into a spa these days and you’ll find a wide array of skin-improving services, from anti-aging and anti-acne facials to glycolic facials, hydrating facials, and microdermabrasion. The benefits of some are obvious (I think you know what you’re signing up for when you get an anti-aging facial), but you might be understandably confused by others. […]

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March 7th

What to Expect from Eyebrow Waxing

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If you haven’t had your eyebrows waxed before, I don’t blame you in the slightest if you’re nervous. Not only are you allowing someone to apply hot wax to your skin, but you’re also letting them yank it off to remove those tiny little hairs. Plus, the waxing and the yanking is occurring very near […]

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February 27th

What Is a French Manicure?

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French toast. French kisses. French fries. French manicures. France has given us so many wonderful things . . . or has it? The Belgians claim that French fries are their invention and French toast dates back to the 4th century, making it difficult to discern which country can claim it as their own. But what […]

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February 11th

The Benefits of Couples Massages

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a couples massage? Relaxing, comforting, and luxurious, couples massages are a great way to unwind and reconnect with your partner. Normally when couples enjoy massages together, one partner is giving the other a massage. If your partner is willing to […]

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January 23rd

What Is a Glycolic Facial?

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If you’ve never received a chemical facial peel, the idea of paying someone to put acid on your skin might seem a little crazy. I completely understand! Putting acid on your face does sound like a horrible idea . . . until you hear about all the benefits! Facials and peels are known to deep-clean […]

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January 14th

Golden Globes Hairstyles of 2014

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Did you catch the Golden Globes last night? Although Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were hilarious (as always) and there were some very deserving wins, one of my favorite parts of any awards show is seeing the stars all glammed up for the red carpet. The elaborate gowns, the sparkling jewelry, and of course, the […]

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