Writer Lara Piu
Do you hear that? It’s the quiet before the beauty storm.
Summer is beauty’s monsoon. Chlorine, salt water, travel, “it’s a dry heat” skin, and other look-good, feel-good beauty haboobs are here, or they’re on their way. Thinking pretty-preparedness, we toured the neighborhood in search of treatments and products to stand ready for the summer beauty storm.
Scottsdale Spa & Holistic Massage Therapy owner Marie Bernat says to begin with a good scrub. Exfoliating removes dead cells, gets lotion to work its magic, increases blood flow, reduces the appearance of cellulite, and evens-out fake tans. “Start your exfoliating rituals now,” Marie advises. “Perspiration and oil production increase during warm weather and cause a faster accumulation of dead cells.” Her lavender exfoliating scrub and marine salt scrub at Scottsdale Spa & Holistic Massage Therapy are both designed to leave the body silky smooth.
This goes for the face too, adds...