If you watched this video, you probably heard me talk about taking my husband for a spa date for his birthday. This might sound a little unusual for guys but he really enjoyed it (and there were actually tons of couples there together, too). We went to Glen Ivy Hot Springs in Corona, CA and enjoyed the resort along with a couple treatments, as well. It was so nice to unwind, take a break from the craziness of Los Angeles, get away from the traffic, work, our hectic schedules and most of all, our phones 🙂 lol. The only electronic device I kept with us was my trusty old Waterproof Canon Powershot D10 (aka, the camera I used to use for all my blog posts back in the day!)
Notice anything about these pictures? I’m wearing makeup! Well, just eyeliner and mascara. I used my trusty MAC Liquidlast liner and MAC Zoom Waterfast Lash Mascara – both are completely waterproof and stayed on the entire time through saline pools, mud baths, mineral pools, everything!! I love them, I used the same eyeliner on a trip a few years back to Cabo and fell in love with it’s staying power. If you’re looking for eye makeup that will withstand the power of weather, tears, pools etc. These are them.
After jumping in the mineral pools and relished in Club Mud pictured above, we enjoyed Stress Relieving Massages, soaked in the saline pools and then headed over to The Grotto for an ultra moisturizing treatment, pictured below.
We absolutely loved these treatments! The Grotto was amazing – you take this elevator down to a man made cave where they slather your body with a light green body moisturizer of aloe vera, shea butter, coconut oil, and other beneficial elements. Then you get to relax in the warm Hydrating Chamber while your skin soaks in the rich moisturizer. Afterwards, you rinse off in their Granite Showers, relax in the Cool Mist Chamber and get to enjoy a variety of teas and crisp green apples. It’s perfect because all the other treatments and amenities detox your skin & body but that means they are also very drying so enjoying The Grotto moisturizing treatment is perfect afterwards to re-hydrate!
The entire day was so much fun. I highly recommend coming here for anyone in Southern California looking for a relaxing day trip or anyone visiting socal 😉 We definitely look forward to coming back next time we need to get away from the city… which could really be every weekend lol.
I hope you liked this post, a little change from my usual editorial posts. Wishing you all an amazing weekend!
You look so fab even covered in mud?! Lol! But THANK YOU for the beauty tips on eyeliner & mascara. I’m flying to Hong Kong next Wed and since the weather will be so humid & rainy, I definitely wanna give those products a try. Sounds like you had a great weekend 🙂 Your husband is one lucky guy!
http://www.theShopaholic247.comJuly 13, 2012 at 2:01 pm
i think it’s awesome that you and your hubby spa’d together! it shows he likes to take care of himself. that’s a good thing. the food looked yummy and place looked fabulous.July 13, 2012 at 7:34 pm
I always find the best ideas in your blog so i come often.July 14, 2012 at 11:31 am
This look like such a relaxing trip and your hubby is perfect for you. xJuly 14, 2012 at 12:53 pm
looks like you had an amazing time! 🙂
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You must have a great time together!July 16, 2012 at 3:39 am
This sounds like a whole lot of great pampering! I love how different minerals make your skin feel soft and luxurious.
<3 CambriaJuly 16, 2012 at 7:30 am
hot hot body! love the suit, and what a great time you had. I’m so glad I found your blog, you are so pretty! xO!July 16, 2012 at 7:56 am
So sweet! Need to try this asap!
XOXOJuly 16, 2012 at 11:40 am
How do you manage to look so good with mud all over? This is a spa day that my hubs would love as well. And the pasta lunch looks yummy.July 16, 2012 at 1:10 pm
Sounds like a great, relaxing session at the spa!!July 16, 2012 at 3:30 pm