Beauty treatments, aesthetic procedures, relaxing massages, deep cleansing facials, and more are available at spas across the globe. However, not all spas are created equally; while some are soothing and provide a relaxing respite, this list comprises the 10 most outrageous and extravagant spas in the world. 1. Evason Ma’In Hot Springs, Jordan Jordan many not be the first place one thinks of when considering a relaxing and healing holiday.  However, the Evason Ma’In Hot…

Outside of pharmacies, drug stores, and department stores, women around the world have for generations used what is most readily available to them for their beauty routines.  Below are snapshots of how women across the world care for their skin and hair. The Italian Woman’s Beauty Secrets Moisturizer:  Italian women, for generations, have applied virgin olive oil to their faces, legs and arms.  Olive oil is an excellent moisturizer and when combined with kosher salt,…

It is estimated that nearly 25% of individuals experience an allergic reaction or skin reaction each year due to a beauty product.  It is important that when you first notice a sensitivity or an allergic reaction, that you discontinue the use of the product immediately.  Reactions run the spectrum from mild to severe.  Symptoms can include a burning of the skin or eyes, contact dermatitis, itching, redness and blisters. Why Do Allergic Reactions Come On…

Keratosis Pilaris is a relatively common skin affliction that typically runs in families.  The condition is often worse in winter and dryer months and better in summer more humid months.  It is a harmless condition where the keratin forms pumps in hair follicles.  It commonly occurs on the upper arms and thighs; however, it can be present anywhere on the body including the face, back, lower legs, and buttocks. What Causes Keratosis Pilaris? The buildup…

Winter and dry conditions can make hands and feet rough and callused.  Fortunately, there are a variety of treatments that can help make your hands and feet soft and callus-free again.  Calluses often form because of improperly fitted shoes and poor weight distribution.  In some cases, orthotics and properly fit shoes can help diminish calluses on feet. What Is The Best Way To Cleanse Hands? Cleansing with harsh soaps can cause hands to become callused…

Warts are annoying and unsightly condition, that people struggle with at some point over the course of their lives.  There are many types of warts and they can appear nearly anywhere on the body, at any time. What Causes Warts? Warts are typically caused when the HPV family of viruses comes into contact with outer layers of skin that have a small scratch or wound.  Once the virus gains entry into the skin, cells multiply…

Many people have turned to organic foods over the last two decades to guard against potentially dangerous chemicals.  Since skin is the largest organ of the body and naturally absorbs anything applied to it and introduces it to the body’s blood stream.  To ward off the chemical onslaught from traditional skin care products, many individuals have turned to organic skin care to ensure that what they are introducing to their bodies through their skin is…