Tocaloma Spa & Salon at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort

Recently, I had the privilege of experiencing the intimate offerings of the Tocaloma Spa & Salon at the Pointe Hilton at Tapatio Cliffs. As you might know, the Pointe Hilton resorts are equipped with water slides and lazy river pools and are known for being great destinations for families with children, but don’t let that […]

Massage Envy Spa Tempe Marketplace

Massage Envy

Need a good skin cleanup without breaking the bank? Read our review of the new Murad Healthy Skin Facials available nationwide at Massage Envy Spas. I was a late bloomer when it comes to facials, in fact, in the past I had been known to actively avoid skincare treatments. Just ask my friend who so […]

Drybar Phoenix

Drybar Phoenix

Drybar’s new Phoenix location, near the Biltmore is a chic and cozy place to get your tresses styled to perfection. Needing some serious hairapy (Hair – Therapy) and just wanting to spoil myself a little I made an appointment at Drybar in Phoenix. From start to finish, the entire experience was stress-free and enjoyable. Not […]

Sundrops Nail Spot

A girly girl’s retreat for manis and pedis in the heart of the Arcadia neighborhood. Our super spa sleuth Carolyn is at it again and this time, her tootsies are in serious need of soothing. Before we would let her step foot back in the office, we sent her off to get her tattered toes […]

Park Avenue Blow Dry and Beauty Bar

Whether seeking a full day of pampering or a quick treat, head to Park Avenue Blow Dry and Beauty Bar for a pick-me-up. With my stick-straight hair, styling my ‘do is a fairly simple task (please don’t hate me), which is why I never quite understood the appeal of going in for a blowout. But […]

Kensington Makeup Artists

Picture Perfect Wedding Makeup from Kensington Makeup By now, you all know I’m the Spa Girl with “bride brain,” as they say. With just a few short weeks until the big day, I wanted to test out my makeup look to be sure I’d look picture perfect on my wedding day. I chose Kensington Makeup […]

Space Massage

Arcadia’s hidden space for therapy that fuses traditional and Thai massage. Meticulously perfect. That is my best description of Space in Phoenix. As I parked on the street in front of Space Massage Studio, directly adjacent to massage therapist John Hill’s home, I immediately got a sense of familiarity. After all, two of my favorite […]

Mane Attraction Salon

Our Spa-Girl-in-the-field Olga surrendered her ponytail to the competent hands of Mane Attraction salon’s star cutter. Here’s her tale! I have a severe case of ponytail syndrome, I have never been motivated enough to do anything with my hair aside from sticking it in a ponytail because up until yesterday, I strongly believed that my […]

Inner Radiance Spa

Let Inner Radiance Spa take you to a deeper state of relaxation. A cozy gem tucked within the Arcadia neighborhood, Inner Radiance Spa in Phoenix offers all-natural skincare treatments and bodywork focused on results. With a prescription for great skin tailored to each client, their experienced staff focuses on the progressive results of their treatments and […]

Salvador Calvano Hair

Oh God. I've become a Scottsdale snob. Not that anything's wrong with that, but when I parked my car outside of Salvador Calvano's Phoenix hair studio, I couldn't help thinking: Hope my car's still here when I get back. Touted as the stylist to the stars — his work has graced the covers of Glamour, […]

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