dry skin

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 → ]


Dry Skin and Aging

by Mallori on September 22, 2010

Dry skin is often associated with aging due to the lack of natural oils that create fine lines and sagging skin. Dry skin can also be caused by poor diet, a health condition, or vitamin deficiencies. Often, people do not use enough moisturizing oils on their skin, and it becomes dull and they see sagging. This is common, and many [ read more → ]


Body Waxing

by Mallori on September 7, 2010

Waxing is a great solution for those who experience hair in all the wrong places, or bumpy red skin from tweezing and shaving. Waxing is temporary hair removal, but it lasts longer than shaving. Fortunately, any part of the body is able to be waxed, and usually people wax their legs, underarm, and the back most frequently. Chest, hairline, ear, [ read more → ]

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Anti-Aging: Reversing The Signs of Aging

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on June 25, 2010

Someone once said “Time may be a great healer, but it’s lousy for the looks”.  The signs of aging are obvious, yet we live in an age where skin care is at it’s most advanced, allowing us to prevent and treat the signs of aging like never before, with as many anti-aging treatments as possible. Fine Lines & Wrinkles: There [ read more → ]


Wear Clothes That Protect You

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on May 1, 2010

Your skin is the body’s largest organ, and getting your monthly facial to repair the sun’s damage on your face and neck isn’t enough.  One of the best anti-aging practices is to protect yourself and your entire body on a daily basis.In order of importance, the factors that make clothing sun protective are weave (tighter is better), color (darker is [ read more → ]


Facial Massage

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on April 23, 2010

Massage has been practiced for centuries in Asia, the Middle East and Europe.  It is considered the oldest form of healing.But did you know that facial massage can promote the health and well-being of your skin, protecting it from harsh environmental influences and the effects of a stressful lifestyle?  Regular facials and facial massage can lead to smoother, firmer more [ read more → ]


Myth: All Skincare Products Are Essentially The Same

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on April 16, 2010

“Clinical results and scientific research have proved that all skincare products are NOT the same”, says Caroline Rushworth, France’s Education Director.Skincare industry leaders say that the differences usually lie in the degree and integrity of the active ingredients.  Less expensive, over-the-counter products are manufactured for the general consumer and instead of targeted to individuals with specific skincare needs.Mass produced items [ read more → ]


Don’t Ignore These Top 10 Health Matters

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on April 7, 2010

Maintaining your health means being proactive about issues that arise.The following 10 medical issues should NEVER be ignored: Chest Pain – chest pain can suggest an acute heart attack.  Get to the ER as quickly as possible. Abdominal Pain – Mild to moderate abdominal pain that lasts for more than a week can be the sign of an ulcer, malignancy, [ read more → ]


6 Detox Tips You Can Do At Home

by Le Petite Retreat Day Spa on October 5, 2009

Though you can get any number of detoxing treatments from health practitioners or from your day spa, you can also do some basic health maintenance by detoxing at home.  Here are 6 easy things you can do: Avoid junk (food) and chemicals, and eat wholesome food that is organically grown when possible.  Also take a break from SNACCs — Sugar, [ read more → ]