Catégorie : Massage

Luxury Life for an Afternoon @ Le Grand Hôtel du Palais Royal

Oh what a lucky life it is, when the chance to test the spa at a five star luxury hotel in Paris, comes wafting my way on a warm summer breeze. I was so delighted to be invited to test the spa with a massage and a visit of the beautiful luxury boutique hotel : Le Grand Hôtel du Palais… Read more →

Spa My Blend @ Le Royal Monceau

  When you are over 5 months pregnant and someone offers you to review their spa, you thank your lucky stars for the much needed pampering. My Blend by Clarins invited me to have a made-to-measure skin care facial at their ultra calm über luxurious spa at the Royal Monceau Raffles 5 star hotel. The Spa My Blend, located at… Read more →

Sun In The City with eParisiennes

A couple of months ago, I helped out Kasia Dietz and presented her bags at a promotional soirée given by the PR agency Willina (run by two of the most fabulous Parisian bloggers around! Sheily of Paris Maman et Moi, and Nathalie of The Parisienne The theme of this bash was Sun in the City, to celebrate the arrival of… Read more →

Pampering my skin chez Carita

After an exhausting year, no make that two years, I decided enough was enough. I needed a facial urgently. A few years ago my awesome mother-in-law (at the time Chéri and I were not yet married), gave me a Christmas gift of a facial at her favorite Carita spa in the 6th arrondissement. Since then I have been dreaming of going… Read more →

Nid du Phénix massage parlor

Reflexology… I am a believer. But I have yet to believe in any reflexologist since I left the United States where I had a very talented woman in Northampton, Massachusetts who was the best reflexologist I have known to date. No where in Paris has inspired me to even test. Usually Parisian massage parlors focus more on aesthetic massage and… Read more →

Friday en Français : Se Faire Chouchouter

Le concept : traduire un ancien billet et français, déjà pour pratiquer mon français à l’écrit mais aussi pour faire un geste envers mes lecteurs et lectrices francophones! N’hésitez pas à me corriger mon français. The concept : translate an old post into French, first in order to practice my written French, but also to be a bit more welcoming… Read more →

Paint your piggies…

…and other beauty moments from the quartier de l’horloge… Tucked away in a pedestrian section of the quartier de l’horloge near the Centre Pompidou is a happy little beauty salon. Aouva Beauté; where men and women alike can get their beauty fix. I had an appointment for an evening that happened to be mighty cold outside, to get an oriental… Read more →

Beauté Bio – Nice and Natural

Back to Bio I have been wanting to test this beauty salon for some time, but never seemed to find the space in my wallet for it. That is until Groupon offered a deal with them. Oh happy day! I got a one hour session for a fraction of the price, and I enjoyed it so much, I thought I… Read more →

« à un poil près » = missed by a hair

Why have they not caught on to this idea back in the USA…inexpensive waxing? When I hear what my friends across the pond pay for a wax, I am literally flabergasted! 60$ for a leg wax…it’s preposterous! Wax is a cheap substance for pete’s sake! Here, in the land where everything else is expensive, we at least have affordable waxing,… Read more →

« Se faire chouchouter » = To get pampered

I was at Printemps the other day because I had a half an hour to kill before going somewhere. I needed to replenish my stock of Nuxe facial products, for which I am a total fan. I was searching so intently on the shelves that my field of vision was not very wide. I couldn’t find any Nuxe products, and… Read more →

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