Who’d turn down a week of unplugged bliss at a destination spa like Canyon Ranch? In fact, given the choice between yoga on the beach, full-body massages and facials or a $6,000 designer wardrobe, we’d take the spa! But dreams aside, who has the time or money for all that pampering, pummeling and primping? Even day spas are budget breakers these days. Instead, make a DIY spa night at home a monthly ritual to soothe, smooth and improve body, mind and soul. Here’s how:
Lois Joy Johnson is a beauty and style editor who focuses on women 50 and older. She was the beauty and style editor at Ladies’ Home Journal and a founding editor of More magazine. She has written three books: The Makeup Wakeup, The Wardrobe Wakeup and The Woman's Wakeup.
Editor's note: This article was originally published on Aug. 8, 2018. It has been updated with new products.