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Everyday Indulgences: Olive Oil Facial Scrub

10 May 2013, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in food, indulgences, recipes

Though I would love to be indulgently pampering myself with a spa day right now, the very thought of such a luxury seems sadly far off. Having said that, my soul and skin need a little rejuvenation every now and then to keep the stress at bay. For me, there’s nothing more sensually satisfying than baby-soft skin, and there are lots of ways to achieve this right at home. Here’s a little secret: Chefs swear by olive oil and kosher salt for exfoliating hands. In the same vein, but a bit more delicate, is a scrub I use for my…

Rosemary-Scented Hair

17 Jan 2010, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in indulgences, recipes

I am a big proponent of smelling edible, and I’ve been experimenting with aromatics the past few months to find the scents that really kick my senses into overdrive.

Home Spa Days

11 Oct 2009, Posted by Jennifer Iannolo in indulgences, wellness

After a trip through Peru that was pretty taxing on my body, I needed something to bring my body back into balance and ready myself for the daily grind. Since spa treatments are definitely not in my budget right now, I wanted the next best thing, so I decided to create a home spa treatment day for myself. I used ingredients and items I had on-hand to bring it to life, and ended the day feeling relaxed and refreshed. You can obviously vary this to suit your own tastes, but here’s a general list of what I do to set…