On a recent holiday, I found myself checking out the fish tanks in Buddha Gallery & Spa, a boutique/spa I like to frequent when I find myself in Sayulita, Mexico. Though this store usually lightens my bag by more than a few pesos thanks to its gorgeously curated selection of jewelry, clothing, and textiles, it was the fish in the tanks that caused me to stop and pause this time. You see, they were chock full of garra rufa fish, beloved for their skillful nibbling on dry, dead skin. I’d been wanting to try this foot treatment since I’d first heard about it, when the first fish spa opened in the U.S. back in 2008.
Garra rufa fish are attracted to any dry, dead or flaky skin, but the
True love, happiness, good health. See…the best things in life really are free. But, there’s a slew of other incredibly great things that are wonderful and super cheap, especially when it comes to beauty finds.
Check out these 5 must-get products that will barely make a dent in your wallet:
Flower Glow Baby Glow Bronzer Duo ($9.50) is a super-smooth pressed powder blush/bronzer duo that can be worn alone, layered, or combined to contour and glow. The oil-free formula works well for all skin types. Sweep on to glow and go.walmart.com
Hard Candy Nail Polish ($3.80) is the steal of the century. At under $4
Delta Faucet Company’s revolutionary Hydrafall™ showerhead with H2Okinetic® Technology creates large water droplets to deliver the feeling of three times more water while actually using less. Additionally, the H2Okinetic® Technology sculpts the water into a wave pattern, creating large water droplets that make the shower feel warmer on the skin. The technology effectively conserves water and works to prevent damage to skin from scalding water simultaneously – a beauty hack for your skin and Earth. When paired with Dove’s Deep Moisture Body Wash, skin will feel softer and smoother after just one shower. This co-packaging is purposeful as the products can work together t
Like most of you, I love nail polish. Right now I’m loving it all shades of blue, rich or vibrant purples, pale pink tones and black, but unlike most of you I love it only on my toes. For my fingers, I’ll always choose a nice clean buffed nail over color any day. There’s just something about a buffed nail that I can’t get enough of. It’s chip free so perfect if you’re more the low-maintenance type and gives your nails an understated “finished” look with a healthy-looking, natural sheen.
You might be wondering what my dilemma is. The truth is, if I step into a salon to get it done, it’s hard for me to justify spending the same amount of cash on a mani when I won’t be getting the “included