Want to experience a deeply relaxing, stress reducing, and innovative Sonoma Wine Country outing? Try combining yoga and wine tasting. Several local wineries now offer either yoga classes, or seasonal yoga workshops followed by a wine tasting. Yoga can not only enhance your senses and bring you more fully into your body, but this ancient… More Yoga and wine?
I recently had a chance to check off one of the items on my “beauty bucket list” via a chemical peel from Skin Spirit in Mill Valley. Though I’ve had a number of fruit based peels over the years, I’d never experienced the deep, skin flaking, potential of a real chemical peel. I was finally… More Shedding Skin at SkinSpirit
I had a great visit to Meadowood in Napa earlier this year and wrote all about it over on Spafinder.com: Is there such a thing as healthy indulgence? On a recent visit to Meadowood Resort and Spa in Napa Valley, I made it my goal to find out. After arriving at the poolside spa and… More Spa News
Winter can leave even the most oily of skin (namely mine) feeling dry and itchy. That’s why I’ve been loving Pino’s Ginger Honey body lotion. This rich and nourishing blend of shea butter, Vitamin E and jojoba oil contains warming ginger (a great ingredient to keep circulation moving in winter) and honey extract (both anti-bacterial… More Pino’s Ginger Honey Body Lotion
It’s hard to imagine anything I love more than honey, almonds, chocolate and roses. Usually, in the form of some kind of dessert. Valentine’s Day is the perfect excuse to indulge my love of this fab four of ingredients, but since I’m trying to limit my sugar and caffeine in-take these days, I’m trying not… More Dessert for your face with a DIY Honey, Chocolate, Almond, Rose Mask
I’m happy to announce my first product giveaway featuring Skin Again soothing skin care. Products are fragrance-, paraben-, gluten- and cruelty-free. “Rescue” is designed to care for burns, post waxing, shaving, radiation, laser treatments or for cuts and scrapes. “Vanish” is good for cellulite, stretch Marks, and scars. “Youth” diminshes wrinkles, dark spots, loss of… More Love your skin this Valentine’s Day with Skin Again product giveaway!
Like wine and cheese or chocolate and roses, Sonoma County and romance are a perfect pairing. Add in a trip to the spa and you have the ideal recipe for a Valentine’s Day made in heaven. So get ready to get your “love buzz” on and celebrate this day of love in true spa style.… More Valentine’s Day spa-ing in Sonoma
The buzz at Bardessono Hotel in Napa was all about spas on Monday, January 13th, 2014 as local industry professionals gathered to network and sample new products. Organized by the Spa Buzz, the Garden Party themed gathering featured mini-treatments, a raffle, wine tasting from Napa’s St. Clair Brown winery and a prix-fix dinner by Lucy,… More Spa Buzz at Bardessono
Hello, my name is Heather and I’m a beauty product junkie. As a spa blogger, I regularly receive products to review and write about. And to be frank, that was exactly what I had in mind when I set out to write about spas, beauty and wellness four years ago. Fast forward to 2014 and… More Confessions of a Beauty Product Junkie
I was cold, hungry and I’ll admit, more than just a little cranky when I arrived at the Kenwood Inn in Sonoma County, California, one cold winter day. Walking into the Tuscan-inspired lobby, I made a beeline for the pot of hot-spiced tea and homemade biscotti waiting on the sideboard in the library, grateful to… More Get Cozy at Kenwood Inn and Spa