Category Archives: Tips & Advice

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Prep Your Skin for Autumn in Three Simple Steps

While we’re still enjoying amazing weather here in NYC, the cooler temperatures are coming and it’s time to get prepared. Summer is a tough season on the skin - the heat zaps much-needed moisture, sunscreen clogs our pores, and the sun does one heck of a job in the damage department. So as we begin to transition to autumn, it’s the perfect time
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Choosing the Right Massage Technique: Swedish, Shiatsu, Hot Stone And More

If you’ve never had a professional massage before, trying to figure out which type of treatment to try can feel pretty daunting. There are certain techniques to relieve pain, while others are great for relaxation. Some work wonders to get rid of stress, while others aim to stretch compacted muscles.  So with so many options to choose from, how do know which is
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Mighty Mint: The Hidden Powers of Peppermint

Of all the fruits, veggies, and herbs that we find in the garden, few can tout the health boosting benefits of one of our favorite spa ingredients: the peppermint leaf. Cultivated in England in the early 1700’s, it’s not surprising that ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans all sought out the plant to cure indigestion and other stomach problems. Over time, many more
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