Are you alone this Valentine’s Day or, even worse, with the wrong person and wish you were celebrating with girlfriends instead or perhaps just a nice bubble bath and some champagne? We wanted to share some special ideas to treat yourself this Valentine’s season.
First is the fantastic spa therapist, Stephanie, at the Away [...]
Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the American Heart Association hosts National Wear Red Day as a part of its Go Red for Women Campaign. On February 1, Americans across the country are encouraged to wear red and bring attention to heart disease. In 2004, AHA created the campaign to help “educate women on heart disease, [...]
LakeHouse Spa at Lake Austin Spa and Resort feels like something from a movie, or at least a European countryside. Just driving up to the resort you know you are somewhere special. There’s even a security gate, only guests of the spa and hotel are allowed on property.
Spa at dusk (Photo Credit: [...]
I try and get a facial every season as I always feel like it’s the perfect excuse to get one of my favorite spa treatments, with a big change in the weather. I’ve been wanting to try the Spa Happy Hour at the Four Seasons Spa, ever since I first heard about it months [...]
Some of Audrey Hepburn‘s most famous words are, “I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink.” If you find yourself agreeing with her, then you have to attend Austin Beauty Week with me. This fall, the series of events will benefit [...]
I recently experienced a beauty treatment that I have been wanting to try for years: lash extensions. I visited Ize Calina at Elluminize on Bee Caves Road for a preview before the actual extensions. While my lashes are pretty short without cosmetic enhancement, they are thick and Ize assured me would work out perfectly [...]
Ladies, let’s admit it, we really do love to be spoiled rotten, at least some of the time! And being spoiled is just what you will be at Spoiled Rotten Salon. Owner and founder of Spoiled Rotten Salon, Tami Milicia, studied fine arts in school and had dreams of being an art teacher. If [...]
My Signature Minkyti Facial at Woodhouse Spa was just perfect! It was a relaxing but very detoxing facial and just the thing my skin needed in time for the official start of the summer season.
The anti-aging facial run 80 minutes and is great for all skin types and anti-aging. My therapist was Jenn [...]
It’s incredibly surprising to me that human trafficking even exists in our world today, but it certainly does. To make sure we are all on the same page, human trafficking is “The illegal trade of human beings for the purposes of reproductive slavery, commercial sexual exploitation, forced labor or a modern-day form of slavery.”
The facials at Away Spa at the W are truly heavenly. The international W Hotel brand is known as a luxurious and chic hotel and the W Austin is definitely no exception from the sleek lobby to the organic cuisine at the Trace restaurant at the hotel. My first [...]