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Holiday Joy Facial & Facebook Fun!
My 12 Days of Christmas on Facebook, will be posted on 12 random days this year, so you will need[...]
What is all the fuss about Pumpkin Facials?
Pumpkin Facials aren’t just for celebrating the Fall season, but I'll admit, I get excited to kick off the pumpkin crazed[...]
Back to School Wellness Tips with Essential Oils
I am excited to share tips on how to use essential oils to keep kids healthy and happy during the[...]
Celebrating Fall with Facial Specials!
<p>It's that time again for Fall Facials!  I am so excited for the cider and pumpkin treatments! <!--more--> <a draggable="false"[...]
DIY Dirty Feet Scrub
I wanted a scrub that I could clean my feet with this summer. My heels always get black when I[...]
Fountain of Youth Organic & Vegan Skincare Review
I have had my eye on the Fountain of Youth product line since the beginning of the year, but just[...]
Garden Story- Grandma’s Peonies
My garden is my special place and all of the plants have a story.  Other than the veggies and a[...]
Zoya Toxic Free Nail Polish
Beautiful and colorful Zoya nail polishes just arrived at my Healthy Skin & Wellness Studio & Boutique! The other nail[...]
Summer 2017 Special Offers
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Limited Edition Strawberry Fields Facial Treatment
Enjoy the sweet smell of strawberries followed by soothing vanilla bean aroma with this anti-aging, hydrating and firming summertime facial[...]
Limited Edition Blackberry Vanilla Facial for May 2017
Savor the bursting fruit scents of blackberries followed by soothing vanilla bean aromas with this anti-aging, hydrating and firming Spring[...]
Celebrating with a FLASH SALE!
Hooray!  It's been one year in the new studio! Wow, that went fast.  I am not gonna lie, it wasn't[...]
What is Body Sugaring?
Body Sugaring is a safe and effective hair removal method that has been performed since ancient times.  Sugaring removes the hair[...]
Makeup Eraser
I always promote gentle, safe makeup removing practices using pure, skin loving ingredients and warm, soft cloths, but that is[...]
Introduction to Essential Oils Workshop
Introduction to Essential Oils Workshop. Using essential oils can be a natural option to protect and maintain your family’s health.[...]
WildBerry Bliss Spring Renewal Treatment
Awaken your complexion with this refreshing facial treatment. A medley of blueberry fruit enzymes and skin loving acids gently erase[...]
Roll Up Essential Oil Cases Are Here!
These Roll Up Essential Oil Cases are a much anticipated arrival to the boutique area in my studio.  VickiG and[...]
Wednesdays are so cool at the studio
Every Wednesday is Prince Spaghetti Day   I mean Open House Day!  lol  I couldn't resist. Every time I write that[...]
Summer Hours 2016
Mondays- Classes 6:30-7:30 Tuesdays- Clients 10-8 EVERY Wednesday is *Open House Day 12-6 Thursdays- Clients 10-8 Fridays- Clients 10-6 Saturdays- Classes & Clients 10-4 *Open House[...]
Green Smoothies
With so many convenience and processed foods readily available, many people find it a struggle to make sure they are[...]
10 Rules for Healthy Skin
Never go to bed without cleansing your skin. Stop smoking. Use SPF every day. Don't use tanning beds. Visit a[...]
The Foundation of Healthy Skin
Water, essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and detoxifying foods are the building blocks for healthy skin. Facial treatments and products can[...]
Ways to use my Lavender Lip Balm
I have been making lip balm for holiday gifts for friends, family and clients for several years.  It has become a[...]
What is a professional facial?
Sounds like a silly question to some, but there is a misconception about facials being a luxury only, beauty service.  Yes, you[...]
Valentine Special- Back Polish with Hot Stones
                        Because I love chocolate and that is the[...]
Steeped Tea – New 2016 Spring/Summer Catalog is here
I have my eye on these new teas! Peppermint Matcha Green Tea -Premium matcha. Blended with mint for a bold[...]
February 2016 Facial of the Month – Cherry Cordial Facial
Love is in the air with this “made-­for-­each-­other” cherry and chocolate duo. This perfect couple will warm your skin and[...]
Herbal Poultice Facial Technique
What is it?  An exquisite facial therapy based on the healing traditions of Thailand that incorporates heat, an herbal blend, acupressure and lymphatic drainage[...]
January 2016 Facial of the Month- Hot Stone Facial
Hot Stone Facials are deeply relaxing. Heated smooth, stones are used to melt away tension, soothe achy and stiff muscles,  improve circulation, stimulate[...]
Romantic Valentine’s Day with Essential Oils- Workshop
You will be creating a relaxing bath salt soak and a massage butter bar to take home just in time[...]
Winter Wellness Workshop
Winter can be rough on our physical and emotional health.   Sometimes we struggle to stay well and feel good. Especially[...]
Winter Bliss Facial Package 2016
Start your 2016 with 3 months of mind & body wellness. Escape to my heated treatment bed for an hour[...]
December 2015 Holiday Facial Special
This holiday season, treat your skin to a Pomegranate Holiday Facial. Pomegranate provides the perfect comforting warmth and aroma while[...]
Using Lavender Essential Oil On Dogs
Lavender is a very safe and gentle essential oil, making it a great natural remedy choice for people and dogs.[...]
Pumpkin Cheesecake Facial – Fall 2015
The scent alone will delight your senses. It looks and smells like the real thing! Packed with vitamins A & C,[...]
Fall Skin Care Tips for Hands and Nails
Once the cold weather arrives your hands suffer greatly. Don't wait until they are dried, cracked and hurting, protect them[...]
Apples for Skin Health
Studies show that eating apples daily can reduce skin diseases including skin cancers. The phenols in apple skin provide UV-B[...]
Autumn Facial Special- Spiced Cider
This favorite seasonal facial is back for it's third year! A beautiful medley of fall scents such as fresh apples,[...]
My Tea Story
Years ago when I started drinking green tea it was because I wanted the antioxidant protection. I feared cancer and[...]
Skin Care Sunday: Clean Your Makeup Brushes Quick and Naturally
It's Skin Care Sunday time!  I am here with tips to help you care for your skin in the most[...]
DIY: Natural Foaming Hand Soap
This natural and frugal foaming hand soap is so simple to make! Needed: Foaming Soap Dispenser Liquid Castile Soap (I use Dr.[...]
Tea Tip #3- Cover your Herbal Tea
I just love using my grandma's vintage Corelle for my tea tastings.  I keep her close to my heart everyday. Click[...]
Tea Tip #2 – Rooibos
My favorite tea!  Higher antioxidants than from Camellia sinensis tea (black, green and white) and is becoming more popular in[...]
Tea Tip #1- Steeping Mistakes
  As you learn about different teas you will acquire your own taste for each and know when to add[...]
Eat Raw to Delay the Effects of Aging
If possible, consider eating a diet that is high in raw fruits and vegetables. Some individuals have  evidence that a[...]
August Steeped Tea Specials
What an exciting month this is for us Steepers! The Fall/Winter catalog launched on August 1st, an exclusive hostess offer,[...]
Simple Skin Care at Home
Skin care takes conscious effort, just as exercise and healthy eating does. Start simple and develop a routine that you[...]
Celebrate Blueberries
  Fresh blueberries are available year-round, but the peak season for fresh blueberries in North America is in July. It’s[...]
S is for Sugar and Sagging skin
Glycation. It is is normal process that happens in the body when you digest glucose. This includes sugar from whole[...]