Who doesn't want to spend an afternoon (or a weekend!) getting pampered at a posh spa? But indulging in a day of decadence at the hands of a pro can be expensive. Luckily, it's actually possible to re-create the experience - from the relaxing ambiance to the impressive results - at home. Try one of these tips from the spa pros the next time you need an instant stress fix.
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Spa Secret #1: Clear Your Sinuses
It might sound gross, but it's true! Congested sinuses can create a lot of stress, due to built-up facial tension and resulting headaches (damn allergies!). To get some relief, make like a professional facialist and place two fingertips on the bridge of your nose, then slowly slide them down onto your cheekbones and to the outside of your eyes. Repeat a few times until your face feels relaxed.
-Margaret Lora, spa director at Spa Merge in NYC
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