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Buh Bye Barcelona Beige, Sayounara Sahara Sand,  Arrivederci Alabaster.

Neutral interior design does not have to mean neutral colors. You can achieve a calm, soothing living aesthetic with rich hues and textures. No, you don’t have to chuck your current expertly, expensively, and timely neutral decor.  New paint does wonder to transform a room. Accessories strategy places will alter the mood and receptivity of the entire space. The introduction of a new statement piece of furniture can completely change the vibe of any room. Neutral interior design with Color!

 

Pale Pink wallpaper and bedding add romanticism to an otherwise generic bedroom. The greatest upside to bedding is it will change the mood of the room instantly with little effort and expense. I like to change bedding with the seasons. This room is perfect for Spring.
Do minimalist in color – albeit a soft pastel rose. The palette is transformed from industrial (which is still a good look) which lofts usually connotes to romantic and intimidate living space reflecting the personality of owner — not the building.
Dusty Rose bedding and window treatment are the perfect complement to an all white bedroom. Immediately and inexpensively the room goes to bland and boring to inviting and comforting. It’s relaxing to view; imagine retiring to this rosy room.
Change a room – change the focal point! Here the introduction of the pastel pink sofa changes the mood entirely.  The austere aesthetic of white walls and window treatments is softened with light, airy tone and texture of this stunning sofa.

A traditional kitchen with a kick. The weight of the structure, fixtures and even appliances is uplifted with the introduction of rose-colored paint for the cabinetry. Yes, this is an unusual color choice for a full kitchen, but it works to modernize and personalize this living space for a family with personality to spare.

Aaah!  This kitchen is calming and comforting, with its perfect pitch of color. The rose colored cabinetry is everything! The more common paring of all white cabinets would have been expected and on-trend, upped the ante, aesthetic, and appreciation.  Well Done!

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Pistachio Color Kitchen Cabinetry http://crystalacampbell.com/pistachio-color-cabinetry/ Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:10:52 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=8418 The post Pistachio Color Kitchen Cabinetry appeared first on Crystal Campbell.

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Buh Bye Barcelona Beige, Sayounara Sahara Sand,  Arrivederci Alabaster.

Neutral interior design does not have to mean neutral colors. You can achieve a calm, soothing living aesthetic with rich hues and textures. No, you don’t have to chuck your current expertly, expensively, and timely neutral decor. Accessories strategy places will alter the mood and receptivity of the entire space. The introduction of a new statement piece of furniture can completely change the vibe of any room. Neutral interior design with Color!

If you must have at least some beige, then mix it up with sea foam green. Here is combination works well when carried throughout the full kitchen installation. You get depth in tone and surface while creating a unique space for your dining and entertaining pleasure.
No need to redo the kitchen you just redid. The addition of pistachio upper cabinet changes the game!  The color complements any neutral palette yet adds dimension, texture, and structural.  I would switch out the hardware to add attitude.
Pistachio, Sea Form, Mint Green whatever term the marketing department assigns the effect is the same.  Fresh, clean, calm palette for today’s kitchen. I love the softening effect of pale greens which can take the edge of stainless steel.
These green threads the needle between modernity and grandmotherly – expertly. If you keep something long enough it is fashionable again. This Retro Green invokes a simpler pace of living which in itself is inviting. The stainless steel appliances and marble counter tops keep it current.
Modern design can sometimes feel cold. This design takes the edge off – literally. The pale green palette, rounded lower cabinetry, natural counter tops and storage beckons you to sit and chat over a cup of coffee – or glass of wine.
This country kitchen effect works just as well in the city. The mint green colored cabinetry makes this traditional design less foreboding. The color adds whimsy and personalty to what would have been a stern, official feeling space.

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Mellow Yellow Living http://crystalacampbell.com/mellow-yellow-living/ Mon, 16 Apr 2018 23:06:10 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=8384 The post Mellow Yellow Living appeared first on Crystal Campbell.

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Buh Bye Barcelona Beige, Sayounara Sahara Sand,  Arrivederci Alabaster.

Neutral interior design does not have to mean neutral colors.  You can achieve a calm, soothing living aesthetic with rich hues and textures.  No you don’t have to chuck your current expertly, expensively, and timely neutral decor.  New paint does wonder to transform a room. Accessories strategy places will alter the mood and receptivity the entire space.  The introduction of a statement create a whole new vibe in any room. Neutral interior design with Color!

Transform a plain “white room” with bold color accents. Short term rental, corporate apartment, in-law suite, and you can not make major, permanent redecoration.  Spice up any bland, boring, abode with vibrant bedding and accessories – you can take with you.

A soft pastel wall treatment adds dimension while maintaining a clean, minimalist palette.  The addition of sscent pieces of the same hue keeps the tone on the down-low.  It’s inviting not sterile.
The addition of statement furniture in living color, like this yellow chaise, can transform a staid gray space into a lively living space. There no need to break the bank on a full redecoration to create a new vibe.
It’s about the accessories!  Well-placed accent pieces in living colors can transpose any space without busting your budget. Maybe your are unsure about how much color you can really live with. Take baby steps. Pillows, throws, lamps are easy points of entry: low cost, effort, time.

 

The addition of side chairs in bold colors and Done. No need to replace statement sofa or tables. Patterns and texture chairs can change the vibe of the room. You may already have chairs that only need to be reupholstered.

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Aromatherapy Healing Benefits http://crystalacampbell.com/aromatherapy-soothing-and-stimulating-benefits/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 22:14:33 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=8257 Aromatherapy is an alternative therapeutic technique that promotes the healing power of essentials oils that are extracted from plants. The application methods vary, some practitioners heat the oil to inhale it, while others massage it into the skin. Aromatherapy has been around in some form for thousands of years, but it wasn’t well-known until the […]

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Aromatherapy is an alternative therapeutic technique that promotes the healing power of essentials oils that are extracted from plants. The application methods vary, some practitioners heat the oil to inhale it, while others massage it into the skin.

Aromatherapy has been around in some form for thousands of years, but it wasn’t well-known until the 11th century when steam distillation first made it possible to properly extract essential oils from plant materials. Since then, cultures around the world have utilized aromatherapy for a wide range of functions.

I am an avid user of essential oils for aromatherapy. I don’t mind that the scientific data is all over the board on physiological merits; mood enhancing benefits are well documented and universally acknowledged.  Adjusting my mood, gives me an advantage to combat physical ailments. I care that it makes me feel relaxed and tranquil when I’m overwhelmed; uplifted and energized when lethargic – and even relief from minor muscular pain and headaches.  So depending on your ailment and expectation, you may experiences mood augmentation.  If you can get “your mind right”, you can withstand just about anything.

The most popular essential oils:

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Sweet-smelling Jasmine is extracted from the Jasminum grandiflorum, an evergreen with origins in China. Jasmine is an expensive oil that has powerful healing properties; it aids with everything from depression to childbirth. It is known most for its relaxing properties.

Jasmine has been known to ease depression and childbirth, in addition to enhance libido. It’s great for respiratory problems, addiction issues, and reducing tension and stress. 

 

 

 

 

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Cedarwood is a woody-scented essential oil that comes from the Juniperus Virginiana tree native to North America. It has been around for thousands of years, dating back to the ancient Egyptians, and is thought to be one of the first essential oils ever extracted.

Cedarwood oil is often used as a calming agent to help alleviate stress and anxiety. It provides a spiritual lift. It also plays a role in aiding respiratory problems as well as skin issues. Some studies suggest Cedarwood eases symptoms of urinary tract infections. 

 

 

 

 

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Lavender is one of the most popular essential oils on the market. I put that –it on everything! It smells great and is an effective stress-relieving oil. The name stems from the Latin word lavera, meaning to wash. In addition to stress-relieving properties, Lavender is touted by some as a healing aid against colds, flu and migraine.

Lavender is a healing aid against colds, flu and migraine.  In addition to stress-relief, Lavender has the following therapeutic properties: antiseptic, antidepressant, anti-inflammatory decongestant, deodorant, diuretic and sedative.  

 

 

 

 

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It comes as no surprise that lemon is a favorite essential oil. Lemon is widely appreciated for its clean smell, but has numerous therapeutic qualities as well. It improves concentration, aids in digestion and eases symptoms of acne and arthritis.

Lemon oil is a multifaceted essential oil. It helps with the symptoms of everything from skin irritation to digestion to circulation problems. It is a natural immunity booster and can help alleviate headaches and fever, and is a quick mood enhancer.

 

 

 

 

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An evergreen, Sandalwood is easily recognized by its woody fragrance. It is an expensive oil given the length of time it takes for a tree to reach maturity, the best time to extract and distill the essential oil. It has numerous aromatherapy benefits.

Sandalwood oil can help mucous membranes of the urinary tract and chest wall. It helps to alleviate chest pain. It is also used as a relaxing agent for tension relief. Many practitioners of yoga use Sandalwood for its calming and sexual properties. It is a hydration aid for the skin, as well as an anti-inflammatory.

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A widely known essential oil, Patchouli is often associated with earthytypes who are thought to use it for its mood-lifting properties. Patchouli comes from the plant Pogostemon cablin and actually has powerful skincare properties.

Patchouli serves as a powerful skin care agent; it even promotes skin cell growth when applied directly to the skin. Patchouli helps to relieve anxiety, depression, fatigue, curb addiction, reduce cellulite and bloating.

 

 

 

 

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One of this essential oil’s purported therapeutic properties is to calm hyperactivity and relieve anxiety. Marjoram was a popular plant used by the Greeks in medicines to relieve digestion issues such as constipation and cramps.

Marjoram aids in anxiety and stress relief, combats fatigue and depression and alleviates respiratory and circulatory issue.

 

 

 

 

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All you need is a whiff of peppermint to put the pep back in your step. Peppermint has a cooling, refreshing effect and is widely used to enhance mental alertness. Peppermint is a perennial herb that boasts natural energy-boosting properties.

Peppermint oil has a number of therapeutic properties. It is a cooling agent that enhances mood, sharpens focus, combats irritation and redness, alleviates symptoms of congestion, and aids in digestion. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Roses are some of the first plants to be distilled for their essential oil. Rose oil is pricier than other aromatherapy oils given the number of roses necessary to distill it.

Rose oil is an ideal essential oil to have on hand. It helps with a number of illnesses and conditions, such as depression, anxiety and digestion issues. Some studies show Rose oil helps with circulation, heart problems and respiratory conditions. It is a protector of the heart and is also good for your skin.

 

 

 

 

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Ylang-Ylang is recognizable because of its strong fragrance. Its sweet aroma is excellent for reducing stress and as an aphrodisiac.

While its calming properties are its most powerful, Ylang-Ylang oil may also used to soothe headaches, nausea, skin conditions, stimulate hair growth, reduce high blood pressure and fight intestinal problems. 

 

 

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Information on this website is for education purpose only. Consult a medical practitioner for health problems.

While there have been no studies to prove that aromatherapy is harmful to pregnant women, most doctors still advise avoiding it for the duration of the pregnancy. Breastfeeding mothers should also avoid aromatherapy. Essential oils do have the ability to pass from the mother’s body through the placenta to the baby. Midwives have used aromatherapy during labor and delivery successfully, but women should consult with their physicians carefully before starting

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New Looks for Activewear Spring 2018 http://crystalacampbell.com/activewear-spring-2018/ Tue, 10 Apr 2018 21:10:23 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=8230 There is no need to forego fashion for function. Running errands, Running a race, Running late for a date; you can arrive in style with new looks for Activewear Spring 2018. I love pieces that defy category, purpose, or even gender.  I can easily see the bomber jackets, tracker pants, color-blocked leggings on anyone, anywhere. […]

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There is no need to forego fashion for function. Running errands, Running a race, Running late for a date; you can arrive in style with new looks for Activewear Spring 2018. I love pieces that defy category, purpose, or even gender.  I can easily see the bomber jackets, tracker pants, color-blocked leggings on anyone, anywhere. You can effortlessly style a geometric fitted top with a pencil skirt or fitted pant. Let you imagination Run wild!

  • TOMMY HILFIGER
  • FENTY X PUMA
  • ADIDAS ORIGINALS BY DANIËLLE CATHARI
  • UNRAVEL PROJECT Cargo Track Pants
  • ROSSIGNOL Course Lightweight Jacket
  • PRADA Sport Tech Oversized Jacket
  • FENTY X PUMA
  • PLEIN SPORT Geometric Sport Top
  • PLEIN SPORT Printed Track Pants
  • NO KA' OI Color Block Leggings
  • KJUS Second Skin Halfzip top
  • HERON PRESTON Cropped Bomber Jacket
  • GCDS Color Block Trousers
  • EMILIO PUCCI Abstract Print Top
  • COTTWEILER Tapered Track Pants
  • AZTECH MOUNTAIN Waterproof Jacket
  • ADIDAS UA & SONS Jacket
  • ADIDAS BY STELLA MCCARTNEY Run Wind Jacket

 

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Day Trip to Washington, DC http://crystalacampbell.com/day-trip-to-washington-dc/ Sun, 01 Apr 2018 02:00:24 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=8162   Washington, DC is rich with bedrocks of democracy, national treasures, world-class museums (many free to the public). There are vibrant neighborhoods, exquisite architecture, and increasingly gastronomic cuisine everywhere you turn. It’s nearly impossible to do DC justice in one day, but here’s our gallant attempt. Whether one day or week, you are sure to […]

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Day Trip to Washington, DC

 

Washington, DC is rich with bedrocks of democracy, national treasures, world-class museums (many free to the public). There are vibrant neighborhoods, exquisite architecture, and increasingly gastronomic cuisine everywhere you turn. It’s nearly impossible to do DC justice in one day, but here’s our gallant attempt. Whether one day or week, you are sure to leave enlightened and inspired by living history. Let’s trip!

Fuel up and Head Out from the Capitol Hill neighborhood of the city.  Start at Eastern Market for Morning Coffee and Sweet Treats.  While there, why not pick up gourmet cheese, fresh fruit, freshly-baked baguette for a picnic lunch later. For over 136 years, Eastern Market has served as a community hub, connecting neighbors, families and visitors. The street is closed to automative traffic on the weekends for vendors to sell crafts and food.

 

 

To sit and sip coffee (like-no-other) stroll to Peregrine. Coffee brewing is a science the staff willingly educates the public about.  They even offer classes for those who want to learn more about coffee brewing and espresso.

Must See Washington, DC

 

The U.S. Capitol. Because of increased security the Capitol Dome is open to the public only through guided tours. Tours are conducted from 9a – 4:30p, Monday – Saturday. To ensure your access to the guided tour, advance reservations are strongly recommended. You can schedule advance reservations through The U.S. Capitol Visitor website: https://www.visitthecapitol.gov/plan-visit/book-tour-capitol.

 

Arts and Culture

The Smithsonian is comprised of 19 museums. Eleven of the museums and galleries are at the National Mall. The open-area National Park extends from the Lincoln Memorial and the Capitol.

Plan to visit no more than two museums for your day trip. Unless you plan to levitate through above the crowds in all the galleries, you will not fully experience the trove of treasures if you overextend yourself. My favorites are The National Gallery of Art a premiere, world-class art museum with one of the largest collections of masterpieces in all the world and home to multiple exhibitions from renowned and emerging artists throughout the year.  Surrounding the institution is The National Gallery Of Art Sculpture Garden, a six-acre outdoor space on the National Mall, provides a venue for art appreciation and warm weather entertainment.

 

 

National Museum of Natural History houses the largest natural history collection in the world. The museum is dedicated to understanding the natural world and our place in it. Delve into the fascinating story of our planet, from its fiery beginnings through billions of years of transformation, and explore life on Earth through exhibitions and activities, collection objects and research that happens in the lab and in the field.

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts. Since its opening in September 2016 over 2.5 million visitors have toured the institution. Due to its popularity, free timed-entry passes are issued.  There are a limited number of“same day” tickets, but I would not risk it. You can reserve up to 6 six tickets way, way in advance online: https://nmaahc.si.edu/visit/passes.

Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute There is always something special happening the Smithsonian’s National Zoo whether the arrival of new species or educational lectures. Daily programs include animal training, feeding demonstrations and keeper talks. Special events  programs change weekly and include performances by the National Symphony Orchestra, filming screening, and even “sleepovers”.

 

 

Dining

The dining scene at The Wharf includes new concepts from award-winning and Michelin-starred chefs. Del Mar is a celebration of the Spanish heritage of owners Fabio and Maria Trabocchi and their family’s traditions created and preserved at their home on in Mallorca. Mike Isabella’s award-winning French brasserie, Requin, reinterprets traditional French dishes with fresh techniques, flavor, and presentations.Top Chef alumni Kwame Onwuachi draws on his West African, Creole and Caribbean roots to elevate familial dishes at Kith and Kin. New to the Wharf, Officina by Nicholas Stefanelli is trattoria serving the chef’s interpretations of his Pugliese heritage and other Italian regional specialties.

 

Evening Stroll

Now it’s time to see the memorials illuminated in all their glory!  You can take a pay-what-you-like walking tour of the Within its impressive 146 acres, you can find America’s monuments to founding fathers, civil rights leaders and fallen soldiers. The whole of the National Mall transform in the night. You can be reflective in stunning ethereal quality of nightfall. It’s an extraordinary to wind down a whirlwind day.

 

Day Trip to Washington, DC

Music and Nightcap

JoJo Restaurant and Bar and serves up live jazz every night alongside classic American cuisine in a 1920’s jazz juice joint vibe.  It a perfect stop to end your day trip. Grab a drink, appetizer, and take in a set to bid adieu to DC.

 

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Best Wearables 2018 – Smartwatches, Sunglasses http://crystalacampbell.com/wearables-smartwatches-sunglasses/ Mon, 26 Mar 2018 22:46:16 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=8109 The post Best Wearables 2018 – Smartwatches, Sunglasses appeared first on Crystal Campbell.

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The Best Wearables 2018 – Smartwatches, Sunglasses, Sound Enhancers are straight out of Sci-Fi. There are Augmented Reality Sunglasses – a sophisticated execution of smart glasses. Think Andy whispering detail information about guests to Miranda in The Devil Wears Prada. “Hearables” enhance your ability to hear speech in noisy and crowded places and can selectively tune in or tune out the world around you with superior noise control technology. The wow factor is they can detect a person’s name and return all information available for the subject to you in real time through wireless wearable computing earpieces that enable voice input and return results audibly to your ear. There are re-designed smartwatch stars of past years with upgraded features to accommodate our increasingly mobile lifestyle.

 

 

The LG Watch Sport is the brawny and brainy smartwatch that’s able to keep up with all of your gym workouts, and smart enough to make calls and use Google Assistant with or without your phone in tow. It has the best specs of any Google watch so far and runs Android Wear 2.0. We’d only like it better if it had longer battery life and more apps. Phone calls (US only) require a SIM card

The Gear S3 looks and feels like a real watch, but does more than a regular watch and without requiring any extra effort on your part. The features that already exist on a watch, the bezel, the crown and the crystal, can be turned, pressed or tapped for convenience, fun and pure freedom from your phone. You don’t need your phone with you. There is a built-in speaker that lets you make or take calls right away on the device.

Forerunner 645 Music measure crucial running metrics that you can use to analyze your performance. Forerunner features Garmin Pay contactless payment, which lets you pay with your watch. With up to 500 songs worth of music storage (up to 500 songs) built into the watch, you can workout to your favorite tunes.

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Vuzix Blade looks like sunglasses with a modern design but they are sunglasses on steroids. They are augmented reality glasses that connect to a smartphone and project information on a small display in the upper right lens. You can view news, read messages, get directions.  You can even take photos with your sunglasses.  Since it is a holographic projection, it is possible to see everything happening in your surrounding environment.

The Huawei Watch is a unique to make Android Wear watches look more like and actual watch and less like a gadget. It offers a fully circular always-on display, microphone and speaker for handling calls, and a heart-rate sensor for connecting with your favorite fitness apps. The battery promises to last a full day no matter what kind of day you have.

Nuheara’s IQbuds Boost create a unique hearing profile by evaluating how you hear the world and calibrating your IQbuds for a better listening experience. Enhance your ability to hear speech in noisy and crowded places. Selectively tune in or tune out the world around you with Super Intelligent Noise Control technology.

Amazfit Bip is a budget smartwatch that bears more than a passing resemblance to Apple Watch. It cost under $100.  Other than its familiar looks, the big thing the Amazfit Bip has going for it is its 30-day battery life. Well, 45 days if you cut out some features, but 30 days is still impressive compared to the competition – and it’s price point.

This new iPhone-compatible smart ring, Motiv, is sleek, chic, and sophisticated. At just 8mm wide and comes in rose gold or slate grey finishes of titanium. Plus, there are seven sizes to fit both male and female fingers. Inside it’s a fitness tracker that will monitor steps, distance, active minutes, heart rate thanks to an optical heart rate monitor. The battery lasts five days and it’s waterproof.

LVL simultaneously senses your hydration, heart rate, and activity to help you optimize every workout. It prompts you in real-time, alerting you to exactly how much fluid you need and what type of performance boost you can expect.

Shima by LAFORGE Optical is stylish and unobtrusive smartglasses that actually considers how humans will interact with it—whether they’re wearing it or not. Shima looks like a nice pair of eyeglasses on their own. To the onlooker they appear benign, but as the wearer you have access to a robust heads-up display (HUD) that provides you with notifications, music controls, fitness and driving data, and more.

DigiOptix Smart Glasses enable you to record videos or take photos with the built-in HD camera. The eyewear also has Bluetooth connectivity allowing for phone, navigation and music output. One key value-added feature is the powerful gesture control function. You  can simply change a song, adjust the volume or answer a phone call by touching the frame.

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10 Best Spa Destinations USA http://crystalacampbell.com/10-best-spa-destinations-usa/ Sun, 25 Mar 2018 19:25:04 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=8070 Luxurious Spa Destinations To Relax and Rejuvenate in exquisite surroundings with world-class healthy cuisine and mind, body, soul programs created by renowned experts. Reclaim your better self. Berkshire at Canyon Ranch, Lenox MA Get reacquainted with your better self amid the beauty of the Berkshires at Canyon Ranch. Personalized services will ensure you’re on the […]

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Luxurious Spa Destinations To Relax and Rejuvenate in exquisite surroundings with world-class healthy cuisine and mind, body, soul programs created by renowned experts. Reclaim your better self.

Berkshire at Canyon Ranch, Lenox MA


Get reacquainted with your better self amid the beauty of the Berkshires at Canyon Ranch. Personalized services will ensure you’re on the path to a more fulfilled life with the help of the destination spa’s preventive health care, life management, nutrition, fitness and spiritual growth programs. Forty complimentary classes that focus on strength, endurance, flexibility.

 

Acqualina Resort & Spa, Sunny Isles Beach, FL

 

10 Best USA Spa Destinations Spring 2018

Acqualina Resort & Spa on the Beach epitomizes the sophistication of a Mediterranean villa combined with the beautiful oceanfront location on Florida’s Riviera. The luxurious 20,000 square foot ESPA oceanfront spa features 16 treatment rooms including a private hotel spa suite for two, a private spa pool and heated jet pool with a Roman waterfall, Finnish Saunas, Ice Fountains, Experience Showers, and Relaxation Rooms.

 

The Lodge at Woodloch, Poconos, PA

An escape to The Lodge at Woodloch will allow you to re-discover your passions or uncover new hobbies, and to leave feeling re-invigorated and re-energized. By offering choices for relaxation, fitness and wellness classes, outdoor adventures, creative discovery workshops, cooking demonstrations, and wine tastings as well as opportunities for personal development through unique events, a pathway to awakening is beckoning.

 

Aspira Spa, Ekhart Lake, WI

Aspira Spa was created as a place to take one’s journey – a place to move forward in nature and peace. Meaning ‘infused with spirit’, Aspira was borne on the banks of a lake considered sacred by the Native Americans who lived there.The healing wisdom of indigenous peoples from around the world for a holistic is practiced for an organic approach to the spa experience.

 

Red Mountain Resort, St George, Utah

Blended naturally into a landscape of vivid red rock cliffs and canyons of Southern Utah, Red Mountain Resort has everything you need to relax, renew, and rediscover your passion for adventure. Red Mountain allows for customized adventures to Zion or Bryce Canyon National Parks. Every retreat package includes guided hiking and biking, yoga and fitness classes, all designed to deliver a getaway from your average getaway.

Lake Austin Spa Resort, Austin TX

Experience true serenity with a spa getaway to the Lake Austin Spa Resort.  An one of a kind, 25,000-square-foot facility located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country is a spa oasis that offers overnight and day spa guests a place to escape and relax. Throughout the year acclaimed authors, celebrity chefs, inspiring guest speakers are featured to enhance your all-inclusive overnight stay.

 

Miraval Resort and Spa, Tucson AZ

Four hundred acres of sweeping Sonoran desertscape in the Santa Catalina foothills, with 118 casita-style rooms, a chilled-out spa-as-you-want format with pedigree (this is the birthplace of the hot-stone massage). Miraval Resort and Spa offers a diverse mix of classes, workshops & lectures and treatments specialties such as Ayurveda, body renewal rituals, energy and eastern.

 

Mii Amo Spa, Sedona, AZ


Set within the soaring red rock backdrop of Sedona, AZ, Mii Amo Spa is surrounded by awe-inspiring, natural beauty and endless spiritual healing. Come embrace the bliss of customized, all-inclusive packages featuring two spa treatments daily and delicious, healthy culinary delights. From fitness and nutrition inspiration, to nurturing spa treatments and Native American inspired therapies, this is more than special. 

 

Salamander Resort & Spa, Middleburg, VA

The ultimate place of discovery and the epitome of luxury, combining artfully designed facilities with unparalleled experiences, all resting on 340 acres framed by the Blue Ridge Mountains. Dedicated to health and wellness, a 23,000-square-foot spa presents multiple treatment rooms. Salamander Resort and Spa has one of the finest equestrian facilities  in the country with 25 on-site acres dedicated to riding and a 14,000-square-foot stable.

 

The Ranch Malibu, Malibu CA

The Ranch is dedicated to creating a safe, secure and sacred place to allow for personal awareness and life transformation; physically, mentally and spiritually. Through a guided fitness regime, wellness support and properly calibrated nutrition, the immersive programs allow guests to detoxify. The programs give one the opportunity to determine where they are on the road to balanced and healthy living along with the knowledge to make sustainable healthy changes in their daily lives.

 

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Star Shoes of Spring – Strappy, Slingback, Slip-On http://crystalacampbell.com/star-shoes-of-spring/ Sun, 25 Mar 2018 15:42:04 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=7782 It’s SPRING and I’m giving the boot to my boots and kicking my closed toes to the curb for the Star Shoes of Spring. Let it all out and let the sun in. Strappy Sandals, Hooker Heels, Driving Shoes, Barely-There Flats. Embellish, bedazzle, trick-out your wardrobe and your mood.  How high can you reach – […]

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It’s SPRING and I’m giving the boot to my boots and kicking my closed toes to the curb for the Star Shoes of Spring. Let it all out and let the sun in. Strappy Sandals, Hooker Heels, Driving Shoes, Barely-There Flats. Embellish, bedazzle, trick-out your wardrobe and your mood.  How high can you reach – how low can you go!

  • YEEZY Season 6 PVC Mules
  • STELLA MCCARTNEY Pointed Singback Sandals
  • SANAYI 313 Fiora 112641 Sandals
  • PROENZA SCHOULER Grommet Mules
  • Nº21 Bow Detail Gingham Pumps
  • NICHOLAS KIRKWOOD Maeva Pearl S Sandals
  • NEOUS Yellow Lancastrella 50 Suede Pumps
  • MARCO DE VINCENZO Ruffled Pointed Toe Mules
  • MALONE SOULIERS Maureen Sandals
  • AVEC MODÉRATION Appliqué Detail Sandals
  • AQUAZZURA Lime Green Powder Puff Ikat Flats
  • AQUAZZURA Love Story Pumps
  • MANOLO BLAHNIK Cream Maysale Bride 50 Silk Jewel Buckle Mules

 

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Best Spring Fashion in Full Bloom http://crystalacampbell.com/the-best-spring-fashion-in-full-bloom/ Sun, 25 Mar 2018 13:56:39 +0000 http://crystalacampbell.com/?p=7981 The Best Spring Fashion in Full Bloom. It’s as if designers knew a year ago that we would need color in our lives after a protracted winter of “Nor’esters. Our psyche is as battered as the pavement, even a staunch basic black girl like myself is pinning for rich, vibrant, mood-enhancing COLOR. Thankfully, there are […]

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The Best Spring Fashion in Full Bloom. It’s as if designers knew a year ago that we would need color in our lives after a protracted winter of “Nor’esters. Our psyche is as battered as the pavement, even a staunch basic black girl like myself is pinning for rich, vibrant, mood-enhancing COLOR. Thankfully, there are stunning options at every price point to spring forward in style.

  • OSKEN
  • OSKEN
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
  • ADEAM
  • MANSUR GAVRIEL
  • MANSUR GAVRIEL
  • H&M
  • GABRIELA HEARST
  • DIANE VON FURSTENBERG
  • TOM FORD
  • CELINE
  • TOMMY HILFIGER
  • CELINE
  • CALVIN KLEIN
  • BALENCIAGA
  • BALENCIAGA
  • EMILIO PUCCI

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