Entries by Ortanic

Tips for Making the Most of the Fall Season Change

When we think of fall, some of the first things that come to mind are yummy comfort foods, brisk air, pumpkin spice everything and Halloween & Thanksgiving, which will both be here before we know it! Here are a few tips we pulled together to help you make the most of the fall season. Healthy […]

The Perfect Skin Solution for Ladies of ALL Ages

When you think about spray tanning, the first things that may come to mind are proms, weddings, and vacations. You’d be right in thinking these are the some of the most popular reasons our rooms are filled in the spring and summer months. Given the nature of these events, you might also then place spray […]

Your Wedding Tan: For Better or For Worse

You’ve planned every last detail, from the guest list and the favors to the appetizers and music playlist, right down to the font on the place cards. You spent hours trying on dresses until you picked the perfect one; even your future MIL approves. Now think about slipping into that dress on your big day, […]

4 Reasons You Should Tan BEFORE Your Vacation

Even if you enjoy the Midwest winters, I’m sure we could all use a little getaway the last month of the season, right? If you close your eyes, you can feel the warm sun on your face, hear the waves crashing on the beach and taste that frozen margarita on your tongue. You’re also probably picturing […]

Why You Should Tan During Winter

Sub-zero temperatures, snow, and ice don’t immediately come to mind when one thinks of a “sun-kissed glow” although, arguably “skier’s tan” is a real thing… but not likely the look most are going for. During the winter, much of our skin remains covered up under ponchos, turtlenecks, and assorted North Face accessories. So why, you […]

Why You Should Be Dry Brushing Daily

We’ll admit there are some daily rituals and spa services that seem quite indulgent, eccentric and over-the-top, if not completely unnecessary. Dry brushing is NOT one of those! Dry brushing is an ancient practice in cultures on at least four continents, who have been employing it with slight variations for centuries. Nowadays, it’s all the […]

February Events in Chicago We Think You’ll Like

Hey friends! Brrrrrr it sure is cold out there and the groundhog says there will be six extra weeks of winter this year. The cold weather may have you hibernating but you know, you can’t stay inside forever! Valentine’s Day is on its way, and there are plenty of ways to commemorate the holiday whether you […]

Using Essential Oils for Healthier Skin Part 2 – The Recipes

  As you read in Essential Oils Part I, essential oils such as frankincense, tea tree, and rosehip have been used for centuries all around the world to heal the skin. There are thousands of recipes that people from east to west rely on to care for their unique skin types and specific skin conditions. […]