Try These 3 Sulfate Free Body Washes That Still Lather

It's a common beauty myth - switch to a sulfate free body wash and you have to give up that luxurious lather that makes pampering so much fun. But it's not true. Sure, you won't be able to bury yourself under a mountain of bubbles, but you don't have to Read more

How To Lighten Your Hair #MyOliaStory

I'm sharing #MyOliaStory as part of a Garnier sponsored series for Socialstars™ Taking your hair color from dark to light is a not something that can be done in a day. Well, at least not when you are doing it on your own at home. You want to be really Read more

Citrus Crumble Cookie Bars Recipe

What a way to treat yourself! Delicious, soft cookie bars topped with citrus marmalade, made with orange, lemon, lime, and grapefruit essences, and of course, topped with sweet, crispy crumble. Hello everyone! It’s so nice to meet all of you, friends of A Girl’s Gotta Spa! I'm Lyuba and I Read more

Improve Your Brow Game with Chella

My brows are sparse and basically non-existent in some spots. They also do this caterpillar ish from years of plucking the wrong way when I was younger. I've considered getting permanent makeup with a brow tattoo, but to be honest, I'm not a fan of needles (which is also the Read more

Diminish the Look of Fine Lines and Wrinkles #sponsored

Disclosure: Thanks to RoC® Daily Resurfacing Disks, I'm getting taking care of my skin as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #WomenWhoRoC Are you looking for a simple way to cleanse and exfoliate your skin all in one beauty product? Do you have fine lines, wrinkles and sun damaged Read more

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BodyHonee All Natural Hair Removal Wax Review



In an effort to be  more well groomed in 2013, I thought I would begin the new year with an all out at home waxing session.  I mean what better way to get rid of the old and welcome the new, soft, smooth and newly hairless, than by ripping it out by its roots?

In an ode to winter I had neglected my usual waxing for quite some time, after all, isn’t a bit of extra hair natural insulation? OK, maybe that’s a bit of stretch seeing as how I live in Florida, but I needed some type of an excuse when my boyfriend gave me the side eye after lovingly rubbing my legs.  Read more

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Permanent Hair Removal for Women, Men Give the Gift of Hair Removal

Give the gift of permanent hair removal
Need a fresh gift idea for an upcoming celebration? Why not try something unique this year instead of falling into a gift giving rut of flowers, chocolates or department store gift cards. Both the men and women in your life, whether it’s that special someone, a parent, sibling or close friend, will appreciate the long-lasting effects of permanent hair removal. And we’re not talking about gift wrapping an over the counter disposable razor or messy waxing kit seen on late night infomercial. We’re talking about laser hair removal – the FDA approved method for achieving permanent hair removal results.

What is laser hair removal?
Before you commit to this new gift idea, you’ll need to know – what is laser hair removal? Laser hair removal works by sending light energy into the hair shaft to disable it from growing. The process is repeated over each treatment area over a period of several months to ensure that each hair is disabled and permanent hair removal is achieved. Laser hair removal can be performed by a certified laser technician in an office or salon, or an at-home system can be purchased to use in the privacy of your own bedroom or bathroom.   Read more

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