Alternative Medicine

Good For You Foods

by Mallori on April 29, 2011

You are hearing “healthy eating” more than ever in the media, and more celebrities are turning Vegan and Vegetarian. This mainstream need to Be Green and eat healthier stems from the years of abuse to our earth, animals, and our society as a whole. By creating an imbalance of compassion within our daily lives, we create turmoil for our souls. [ read more → ]


Benefits of Coconut

by Mallori on April 7, 2011

Just about everywhere you can find products featuring coconut, coconut oil, or coconut milk. The coconut is a versatile tree nut, also known as a drupe, that has many healthy benefits. Some day spas offer coconut-based facials and massage oil may have coconut oils as well, as coconut oil is a great solution to dry skin.  Some people also use [ read more → ]


Facials That Skin Will Love

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on March 30, 2011

There are many claims about products enhancing skin or making you look younger.  The proof in any facial product is how it works for you. Many facial products use natural plant oils extracts in a concentrated form, and use them in the creams and facial masques.  Some of the most common ingredients & their skin benefits: Apricot kernel oil – [ read more → ]


Chlorophyll Treatment to Help the Body Cleanse

by Mallori on March 28, 2011

There are various times when we feel that we need an extra boost or some additional protection from getting sick. The best thing that you can do is to purify your body by doing a cleanse. Often, people choose fruit and veggie cleanses combined with a foot detox. By detoxing, you will clean your body of impurities that may lead [ read more → ]


Massage + Detoxing = Healthy Living

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on March 17, 2011

In 1992 the ‘Touch Research Institute’ was established at the University of Miami School of Medicine entirely devoted to the study of touch and its application in science and medicine.  They’ve shown massage can induce weight gain in premature infants, alleviate depressive symptoms, reduce stress hormones, alleviate pain and positively alter the immune system in children and adults with various [ read more → ]

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Travelzoo: $89 for Two great spa treats!

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on March 8, 2011

For $89, enjoy a combo of two services: the Coppertino Bath Experience (reg. $85), plus your choice of a 50-minute Vitamin C Enzyme Facial (reg. $120) or the Deep Tissue Massage (reg. $115) Le Petite Retreat day spa has been praised by Vogue and Cosmopolitan The Coppertino Experience was named “Best Spa Bath” by Los Angeles Magazine The customized Vitamin [ read more → ]


What’s Special About Ionic Detoxing?

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on March 3, 2011

An Ionic Detoxing uses positive & negative currents to stimulate your lymphatic system, so harmful stress & environmental toxins get released through your feet’s pores, and become visible in your foot bath’s water. This amazing detoxing spa treatment helps with Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Epsteines-Barr, water retention and insomnia.This treatment is exclusively offered at Le Petite Retreat day spa in [ read more → ]


Antioxidants to Help Reverse Aging

by Mallori on February 16, 2011

Antioxidants help prevent everything from bad skin to cardiovascular disease and premature aging. When you incorporate antioxidants into your diet, you allow your body to fight the harmful toxins and free radicals that may affect you. As we age, it is important to add more antioxidants into our diet. It is also important to detox as often as possible to [ read more → ]


The Best Valentine’s Day in Los Angeles

by Mallori on February 10, 2011

Doesn’t it sound romantic: chocolate truffles, champagne, and a couples massage?   The good news is that you can have all of this and more during Valentine’s Day weekend at the serene, beautiful, and charming Le Petite Retreat Day Spa in Los Angeles. The month of February is the time to relax and find romance by sharing a wonderful day at [ read more → ]


How To Manage Aches and Pains

by Mallori on January 27, 2011

As we age, we are often faced with aches and pains from stress and inflammation in our bodies. Pain can interfere with all aspects of daily life including sleep, relationships, and work. Most people can help relieve their aches and pains with over the counter prescriptions, and medically prescribed pain relievers, but as with any prescription there are side effects. [ read more → ]