I definitely do not get enough spa days.  Escaping to Ciel Spa is incredible, I had always wanted to try a treatment there but never got around to booking an appointment.  I finally had the chance to experience the spa and not only did I love it, it exceeded my expectations.  Entering the spa you feel like you are on a mini vacation.  The feeling in the spa is so zen that even if you are having the worst day you could step into Ciel and your entire mood would change.  This is one of the places where you leave all your worries at the door. The atmosphere is tranquil and elegant, with long white drapes and soft white sofas to lounge on it really is a place you can escape. Ciel is located in the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills and whether you are visiting or local it will…

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  Living LA it’s so easy to get caught up with the day to day of very busy lifestyle.  There is always something happening in the city to do.  It’s so rare that I get to escape and take an entire day for myself and just relax.  I went with a friend to Glen Ivy Hot Springs which is located in Corona.  It is about an hour and half away from LA. It’s a day spa that has sulfur springs, red clay treatments, classes and you can get so many spa services such as massages, facials, pedicures and more. It’s a really great way to spend a day and really relax. We got there at 12 and went to get changed into our swimsuits before starting our day.  Some tips, bring a swim suit that is dark or one that is older and you don’t care because if you are…

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If you don’t believe in magic you will when you attend the RiSE Festival.  This year RiSE Lantern Festival celebrated their fourth year in the Mojave Desert.  This year the event was particularly special because it was honoring those who were affected by the tragedy in Las Vegas.  RiSE brings together participants who want to share their hopes, dreams and wishes with loved ones and strangers.  Attendees come together and release lanterns, you can choose to write a message, a wish or dreams on it.  I saw people draw on them, write wishes, write messages to loved ones who have passes away, and some left the lanterns as is.  I met a girl who came because she recently lost her father and boyfriend in the last couple of months and she wanted to celebrate them there. Many came to honor those who were shot in the senseless tragedy in Las…

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