Nine Things I've Learned in Nine Years of Beauty Blogging

A lot has happened since 2005. A Girl's Gotta Spa! began as a beauty blog intended to help other women, short on time, discover meaningful reviews and tips that they could incorporate into their daily lives. It was also a way for me to connect socially with women in Read more

Hydrating DIY Coconut Oil Foot Scrub

Feet are always in need of some restoration and hydration no matter the season. Whether you’ve had a long day at the office, you’re suffering from dry flip-flop feet, or you’re trying to break in a new pair of heels, there is nothing a DIY at-home foot scrub can’t Read more

GR8SKN Acne Spot Treatment

Teen skin issues are in full force in my house. Thankfully my sons have taken an interest in caring for their skin and always come to me with questions about how to clear up blemishes, moisturize and cleanse their skin, and for my oldest, asked my husband to show Read more

Lemon Ginger Lavender Spa Elixir

With the change of season it takes an extra dose of effort (and nutrients) to ward off dreaded colds. The Umstead Hotel and Spa (Cary, N.C.) is treating spa guests to a soothing seasonal Lemon Ginger Lavender Elixir that will be more pleasant on the palate than cough syrup! Chef Greg Gettles shares his recipe for a refreshing, Read more

NEOVA Copper Moisture Mask

Copper has many skin care benefits including the promotion of collagen and elastin production, as well as acting as an antioxidant. Copper peptides help to firm, smooth and soften skin, and it's said that copper can accomplish it in half the time compared to most other anti-aging skin care Read more

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Get Your Best Color Match with Plum Perfect

Gone are the days of buying countless beauty products and returning them, all in an effort to finding your best color match. Plum Perfect is the latest in cosmetic app technology that takes the guesswork out of shopping, and allows you to search out the right products based on your unique color signature… just by simply taking a photo of yourself!

Within seconds, the app will locate your best makeup, brand and color choices by product either on-the-go, in-store or online.

It’s both easy and free to use! First, to sign-up, all you have to do is go to PlumPerfect.com online from your desktop or laptop. Start by signing up by logging in with your Facebook information or by using your e-mail address. From there, you will then upload a photo of yourself to learn all of the different cosmetics that will enhance and benefit your unique skin tone, hair and eye color.  Read more

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