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

Easy Nail Art Tutorial

Honestly, the easy button was made for people like me. There are just some things I have no patience for, and nail art is one of them. I wish I could tell you that as a beauty blogger I am super creative and uber crafty and create endless nail Read more

Review: Sexy Hair Pumpkin Potion Leave In Conditioner

I absolutely adore great smelling hair. It is that underlying secret to feeling confident and sexy; when my hair looks great and smells great I tend to walk a little bit taller. During the fall/winter months hair tends to get a bit dry, so it is the perfect time to really hydrate with a leave in conditioner, but one that smells incredible like pumpkin? Is doubly nice for the Holidays.

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Product Body’s Figgy Pudding Holiday Gift Set

Remember how much I adored Product Body’s scrub and lotion? Well just in time for the Holiday’s they have now come out with a Figgy Pudding gift set and I am swooning.

The Figgy Pudding gift set includes:

5 oz 2-tone Crush On You sugar scrub in Apple Crisp
4 oz. Crème Fresh body cream in Sweet Lemon Pie
1 pouch of fizzy bath salts in Pumpkin Mélange
1 chunk of handmade, hand cut soap in Graham Cracker

It comes in a gift box and wrapped up in a ribbon and the best part is that it’s only $29.00! So fabulous! Check it out at

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Review: Salus Hemp Lotion

Have you ever wished that you could mix and match scents in your lotions and scrubs? Salus is a customized bath and body store that not only sells natural and organic good-for-you beauty products, but gives you a wide range of fragrances to choose from–so creating scents that are unique to your personal liking. I talked with owner Elissa Klaver recently about her Hemp Lotion. While we all have dry skin here in the mountains, my 4 year old and 18 month old tend to get eczema. Hemp works wonders on eczema, so I chose Salus’ Hemp Lotion in Peppermint Swirl to go along with the boy’s excitement for all things Christmas and Christmas-like scents.

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Review: Scandle Body Massage Candle

I have long been a fan of soy candles and also love the moisturizing properties of soy for my skin. The Scandle makes a great body massage candle that has the clean burn of soy while also including essential oils for a hydrating, yet relaxing massage.

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