Blueberry Beauty—Spa Days at Home

I watched Willy Wonka over the weekend. Not that newer Tim Burton mess. Nah. I watched the classic, y’all. The Willy Wonka with Gene Wilder and the incredibly macabre songs. Yep. That’s the one. I just love those strangely sinister children’s stories a la Edward Gorey.  Anyway, I’d just gotten to the part in Willy… Continue reading →

DIY Gentle Exfoliating Milk Bath—Spa Days at Home

This milk bath recipe is the starting point for pretty much any milk bath spa treatment you’ll create at home. It’s simple, has a super long shelf life, and leaves your skin feeling absolutely silky smooth. Bathing in milk is said to reduce wrinkles and scars, as milk is a natural and gentle exfoliant. You… Continue reading →

Blueberry Granola Anti Aging Face Mask—Spa Days at Home

One of the many advantages of growing in New York City, the city that never sleeps, is that there was always something to do, day or night. Any band you ever wanted to see perform live was pretty much guaranteed to make a stop here. I used to go to concerts like it was my… Continue reading →

How to Make a Skin-Perfect Moisturizer Using Only 2 Ingredients—Spa Days at Home

How to Make a Skin-Perfect Moisturizer Using Only 2 Ingredients---Spa Days at Home

I’ve been obsessed with hemp seed oil lately. I mean, what’s not to love? It totally moisturizes without clogging pores and it leaves your skin feeling amazing for hours after you apply it. I’ve been adding in essential oils to address my particular skin concerns. I usually add some tea tree oil to keep breakouts… Continue reading →

Morning and Night Homemade Facial Toner Recipes for Clear Skin—Spa Days at Home

Morning and Night Homemade Facial Toner Recipes for Clear Skin---Spa Days at Home

The jury is still out on whether or not facial toner is a necessary part of a daily beauty regiment. I personally think that if you skip this step in skin care you’re making a huge mistake. Toners are an essential second step in my daily skin care routine: Cleanser, Toner, Moisturizer. Toners help remove… Continue reading →