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This summer I'll be 40. Wrinkles and fine lines know their way around my face like a road map. I wish what I know now about anti-aging, I knew 20 years ago so that I could take better care of my skin. However, since I can't literally turn back Read more

Beauty Benefits of Lime

It may sound silly, but even though I don't drink, those Corona commercials snag my attention every time. Sounds of the ocean, the sense of relaxation and the refreshing lime placed perfectly in the bottle neck. It's that lime that calls out to me saying, "Let me quench your Read more

Gail Lewis - SUPER Model

If you've read the bios of the A Girl's Gotta Spa! editors, you may stumble across the fact that Gail Lewis is a model. I don't mean model being kind, like Gail is attractive, I mean model like fierce, confident and in-demand. And of course, as in actually having Read more

#BeautyInspiration Twitter Party April 16th #shop

 Image credit: Hairspray & High Heels We have major love here at A Girl's Gotta Spa! for makeup. From makeup trends to makeup tips, when to spend and when to splurge, as well as the latest products for each season, you can count on us to bring that info to you. Read more

Spa Week 2014 A Girl's Gotta Spa! and Giveaway

It's that time of year again when spas lower their prices on some of their spa treatments, otherwise known as Spa Week! From April 21–27th, spas, fitness facilities and wellness centers across the country will be offering $50 spa treatments, including a few spas that we've reviewed like The French Read more

Review: April Rain Night Rainew Wrinkle Cream

april_rain_night_rainewGuest beauty review by Morgan Siler:

I had my doubts. Anything with a tag line that includes “wrinkles” and “away” is cause for skepticism. I’m still not 30 yet, so I take offense to even the slightest suggestion that I need a wrinkle cream. But the truth is, I’ve wanted one, because though my forehead has always had lines, this year they seem to have gotten deeper and the slightest hint of crows feet have appeared at the creases of my eyes. I blame my son, who is now 2.5 going on 14.

When April Rain Night Rainew with Hydropeptide arrived, my roomate and I were having a glass of wine in the living room. We studied the packaging and flipped through the thick brochure. If we were Sex and the City characters, she, cynical and smart, would be a Miranda and I, idealistic and hopeful, would be a Charlotte. “I can’t stand it when cosmeceutical companies talk to us like we are idiots,” she said, still perusing the material. “You expect me to believe that this stuff really provides ‘the key to unlocking younger skin’? And that I can just dab it on before bed and ‘dream wrinkles away?”

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butter LONDON New Pedicure Collection

butter_london_pedicure_beautyIt is sandal weather my friends and I don’t know about you, but I cringe when I see people out and about with calloused, cracked, dry heels and unkempt toenails with the polish chipping off. Consider your feet an accessory to your wardrobe and make them look great! I’ve previously reviewed butter LONDON’s nail lacquer, so I am excited that they have launched a new pedicure collection. Feet will now officially be fabulous (and sexy!)

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Posted on by Shannon Smyth in beauty, skin care 4 Comments

Review: Molton Brown Purify Ambrusca Body Tonic

molton_brown_purify_ambrusca_body_tonicHave you ever had the experience where you’ve heard rave reviews about a brand that you have never tried their products before and then once you did, it was like an “aha” moment of “Oh so this is what everyone is talking about“? Yeah that was me this week when I finally, yes finally, discovered Molton Brown’s Purify Ambrusca Body Tonic.  All of my beauty blogging friends have squealed in delight over Molton Brown’s beauty products for as long as I can remember and now I know why.

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Origins.com Free Cleanser Promotion

Today only! And only at Origins.com!

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