A Girl's Gotta Spa! Partners with Seattle-Based wellness.global

Shannon Smyth
We are so very pleased to announce that we have partnered with wellness.global, a wellness-minded Seattle-based company with a focus on accessible holistic health.

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How to Relax Your Mind from Stress

Shannon Smyth
Stress is that invisible reaction your body has to various situations that manifests itself in many tangible ways. It's a silent killer, that if ignored, will leave you needing more than just a spa day. We've rounded up ways to relax your mind from stress, as well as the role it plays in your mental and physical health.

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A Girl's Gotta Spa! Now Available at Designs by Olivia Grey

Shannon Smyth
Designs by Olivia Grey, a veteran-owned Leaping Bunny certified natural soy candle company, has opened a storefront on 206 Depot Street in Clarks Summit, PA. We're thrilled to announce, that A Girl's Gotta Spa!'s natural scrubs, lavender spray and rollerball perfumes will be available there as well.

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A Girl’s Gotta Spa! Launches on Leading E-Commerce App Wish

Shannon Smyth
Woman-owned indie beauty brand, A Girl’s Gotta Spa!, is pleased to announce that they have launched their cruelty free beauty line into the Wish marketplace. California-based Wish, is one of the most downloaded e-commerce apps, serving up over 150 million items to its 100 million active monthly users. With over 500k merchants, Wish generates 1 billion in revenue.

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A Girl’s Gotta Spa! Goes Plastic Neutral to Combat Ocean Plastic Epidemic

Shannon Smyth
Pennsylvania-based A Girl’s Gotta Spa! ®, who believes that skin care is a form of self-care, is now certified Plastic Neutral. The company has partnered with rePurpose Global to fund the collection, processing, and reuse of as much ocean-bound plastic waste as it uses across its packaging and operations.

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A Girl's Gotta Spa! Launches Two New Cruelty Free Perfumes

Shannon Smyth
A Girl’s Gotta Spa! has added two new perfumes to their fragrance profile. Resilient and Manifest are a continuation of the brand’s history of releasing perfumes aimed at inspiring and empowering women.

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Woodloch Pines & Spa Re-Opening

Shannon Smyth
Woodloch resort and The Lodge at Woodloch will be re-opening with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. The best place to vacation in the Poconos.

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Moisturized Skin Helps Provide Protection Against Pathogens

Courtney Smith BSN
Repeat hand washing resulting in dry skin? We bring the science as to why moisturized skin helps to provide protection from pathogens.

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3 Home Hair Color Subscription Boxes

Shannon Smyth
There's no need for your hair color to fade or roots to grow out when you can choose from these 3 home hair color subscription boxes.

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Fresh Chemistry Wrinkle Release Serum Review

Shannon Smyth

Have you seen those commercials where wrinkly clothes simply need a spritz of Wrinkle Release and suddenly they're smooth without a single crease to be found?

Fresh Chemistry's Wrinkle Release Peptide Serum follows the same theme, targeting fine lines and wrinkles with a potent mix of hyaluronic acid, olive oil, Cacay nut oil, peptides, lavender oil and marine elixir.

I was sent Fresh Chemistry's Wrinkle Release with Marine Plus ($75). Wrinkle Release is also sold without the Marine Plus ($62.)

The larger bottle contains the serum base, which is a blend of 3 kinds of olive oil, hyaluronic acid and mica. It's definitely sparkly, and as someone with combination skin, I was worried that the shimmer would add to my shine.

Step 2, 3 and 4 all come separated in their own glass vials. You add them to the base, shake it up and then it's ready for use. Once mixed, it's best to use this serum up within 4 weeks.

I personally love lavender, and this serum is lightly scented. The scent fades once the serum is applied to your face. But this lavender oil is present for more than just scent and stress-relief.

Lavender oil has known benefits of reducing wrinkles, fighting acne, and soothing skin.

This serum applies so smooth, I swore it had dimethicone in it. But it doesn't. I've never had a serum feel so amazing on my skin like this.

This serum is not greasy either, despite the cacay and olive oils. It quickly absorbed into my skin, making it feel supple and soft almost immediately.

My worries about the shimmer quickly went away, as the mica creates a blurring effect when applied versus looking like glitter. Flaws appear minimized upon application because of the magic of this blurring effect.

So is it just an optical illusion? Did my wrinkles really go away?

Wrinkles never go away friends. However this serum packs an ultra moisturizing punch that all skin needs. There were days I even went without adding a moisturizer because this serum did the work of two products.

Healthy, hydrated skin + hyaluronic acid lessens how deep wrinkles look, while the blurring from the mica makes you look refreshed and youthful.

I personally loved this serum and found myself saving it for use when I knew I'd be taking pictures or social gatherings - basically when I wanted people to remark on how great I looked. :)

You can find this serum, and their Glow Getter serum, at www.freshchemistry.com.

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