Murad® Skin Care System

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  Why Murad® Skin Care Products? We’ve always had a great skin care and facial program here at The Giving Tree Spa, but after attending a recent skin care conference, I was so impressed with the science behind the Murad company and it’s products, I contacted them to see what it would take for us to be able to feature …

Does Chamomile Make You Smile?

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Roman – Anthemis Nobilis (Chamaemelum Nobile) German – Matricaria Chamomilla (M. Recutica) Do you remember in the movie “You’ve Got Mail” when Kathleen Kelly (played by Meg Ryan) was sick and Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) brought her daisies? Kathleen tells Joe how she loves daisies “Don’t you think they’re just the friendliest flower?” Well ever since that movie I can’t …

Regular Massage Improves Overall Health

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January marks that time of year where so many of us make resolutions to take action to improve various areas of our lives. Among the most common of new year’s resolutions is to take steps to improve overall health and embrace a healthier lifestyle. When we embrace a healthier diet and exercise regimen many find they also want to seek …

Caring For Your Feet

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Lets talk about a subject that gets walked over all day, every day – that’s right, I’m talking about caring for your feet! It’s true that we don’t think about the health of our feet very often, and they take more than a pair of flip flops and an occasional slathering of lotion to keep them in silky smooth and …

Reflexology Massage – More refreshing than new socks!

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Reflexology is a very old modality with a long history of helping reduce and in some cases eliminate foot and leg pain. Anyone suffering from plantar fasciitis or those who’ve had work or sports related ankle injuries would benefit from reflexology massage and especially from a foot massage using the techniques of reflexology. Reflexology massage decreases stress and anxiety throughout …

Tips For Radiant Skin

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Obviously, taking care of your skin, mouth, and eyes should be top priority, and if you aren’t careful you could end up with infections or bacteria you definitely don’t want over for dinner. What I’m getting at here is that your health is always more important than your beauty, but I want you to have both. So here is my …

Pamper With Perfume

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A relaxing massage may just be one of the most affordable ‘luxuries’ left. One way you can continue to pamper yourself afterwards is by ‘layering’ your favorite perfume or scent for the most lasting effect. Make sure you apply the different forms of fragrances properly! How to Properly Apply Your Scent Body spray is easy; you spray it once in …

Emergency Facial

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Lately my skin has not been up to par. It’s been extremely dry, so I started to pack on the moisturizer, but of course that only clogged my pores, so I started breaking out! Not to mention the clogged pores were starting to look huge and dark. Unfortunately I’d not long had my monthly facial, so I needed to figure …