Cat Naps are the New Beauty Sleep

According to the National Sleep Foundation, it’s recommend that we get about 7-9 hours of sleep each night. Unfortunately for many of us, that doesn’t happen. Whether it’s work, family, or school, sleeping the recommended duration can be difficult to squeeze into our busy lives. However, these barriers can impact your well being, and in extreme cases, lead to sleep …

Massages for Athletes, Cancer Patients, & More

Often considered a luxury, massage therapy is actually just that: a form of mind and body therapy that reduces stress and improves overall health. Below we’ve listed three forms of massage therapy we offer at BodyScapes, along with the numerous advantages they carry. Oncology Massage Therapy An Oncology massage is the modification of the existing massage therapy techniques in order …

Cold Weather Skin Therapy

Even if you love crisp, cool days, you probably don’t love what they do your complexion. Dr. Elizabeth McBurney, clinical professor of Dermatology at Tulane University mentions in her self-help blog: “Skin gets dry because the wind and cold weather irritate it. The lack of humidity in the air causes it to lose moisture rapidly. This causes flakes and scaly patches, …

The Best Facial For Your Age

It’s probably safe to say that facials fall precariously low on the list of priorities for the majority of American women, but it’s high time that changed. Who doesn’t need a spa day at least once a month anyway? In a society where fast-paced, high-stress days are the norm, a facial is a great way to unwind and care for …

A Man’s World?

I am a woman in a man’s world. I attend business meetings constantly. As I type this, I am in a conference with only three other women in the room. You know what I’ve learned? Men just aren’t that different. They secretly enjoy pampering  (I even did some research on this). An increasing number of men are swapping their football …

Mothers, Daughters, Razors, and Lasers

My daughter is 4. She is beautiful and amazing, and I am in awe that she is mine. But sometimes her sweet honesty brings me back to the real world, and fast. I was quickly shaving in the sink because I forgot I was wearing a dress that day. I had my legs up in that totally awkward sink-shaving position …

Seattle and the SkinPen

Still in Seattle. Shocker, it hasn’t rained. It floods near my home in Lubbock, but we haven’t seen a drop in Seattle! I don’t mind though, I’m not a very big fan of the rain anyway. Plus, it’s so wonderful to be able to walk around and see beautiful produce and high-quality products surrounding you. Then I get this text from …

Markets and Mamas

I want you to look forward to new products all the time at BodyScapes Medical Spa. I am making it my mission to bring you high-quality, uniquely sourced items to increase your spa experience. The following two blog posts will be about my recent trip in Seattle! Seattle is amazing! Below is the Chihuly glass art exhibit. It’s amazing that a …

5 Simple Skin Protection Tips

As I mentioned in my introductory post, I am a nurse practitioner. I feel like I would be remiss if I didn’t discuss some health related topics on this blog. These tips were put out by the Mayo Clinic and I think they are wonderful. They are super-simple ways to get the best skin you can by doing it the healthy …

Fantasy Tan — the best in Custom Airbrush Tanning

Spring is right around the corner. If you’re ready to trade your winter-white for a sunkissed glow, we can take care of you! BodyScapes now offers Fantasy Tan — airbrush tanning that is customized 100% to your skin and your desires! The philosophy is simple: give each client healthy, glowing skin. We do that by creating a custom color blend just …