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The Brilliant Bodywork Community Newsletter

Each month we publish a newsletter to our Brilliant Bodywork spa community. In this newsletter will be a stories and features about happenings at the spa and tips about how to make the most of your experiences. You will also treated to a posting of our montly specials and other fun events going on at the spa. It will always be a quick read, full of interesting and helpful information. Thanks for being a part of our Unplug Recharge community.

Today we are going to look at what makes a great waxing experience. Not all waxing services are the same and we want to share from our experience the things that we think matter most.[...]

Operation Christmas Child

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Samaritans Purse is a non-profit ministry that serves people all over the world. They have programs ranging from disaster relief to ending human trafficking. They serve men, women, and children all over the world who are disadvantaged and needing support, love, and a helping hand. [...]

Fall is one of my absolute favorite times of the year. I love everything about fall, especially the beautiful colors of the golden leaves and the beautiful fall decorations that get put up for the season. Today I thought I would share a super easy, fun DIY glitter leaf garland you can make to decorate your home and bring the colors of fall inside. Let’s get started, [...]

Being a small, family owned business means that we keep our communities close to our heart. It is important for us to be active in our community and to support the people in our towns the best we can. Here at Brilliant Bodywork there are many different ways that we strive to be involved in our community and to do what we can to make a difference. For example, we regularly donate to the La Crosse Police Professional and Sheriff’s Deputies Association, [...]

Fall 2016 Makeup Trends

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With Fall just around the corner and Labor Day past we thought it would be fun to share some of the hottest makeup trends of Fall 2016. We have everything you need at the boutique to create these amazing makeup looks and we would love to show you the products that can create some of the trendiest looks of the season. Here is our top 5 list of makeup trends for Fall.[...]

Take advantage of this summer’s vibrant bounty from local farmers' markets, farm stands, or even your own backyard with this delicious recipe. Serve this fresh summer salad with plenty of crusty bread to soak up the flavorful tomato juices.[...]

Ditch the Razor, Try Waxing

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It's summer in Wisconsin and that means most of us can't hide are unshaven legs like we do in the winter, just kidding! But seriously what a pain it can be when you throw on your cute dress, shorts or tank top and realize you forgot to shave! Shaving can be such a pain as well as time consuming. It normally doesn't last long, it's expensive, [...]

Massage has many benefits that you can experience from just one session, and when you receive massage regularly you can maintain and experience even more wonderful benefits. Here at Brilliant Bodywork we want to help you take care of your whole self, mind, body, and spirit.[...]

What a great way to use asparagus, tomatoes, and lettuce in a change of pace dish that everyone will be sure to love. Create an upscale pasta salad that’s company worthy by combining penne pasta, roasted asparagus, tomato, arugula, herbes de Provence and goat cheese and tossing with a lemony vinaigrette. Serve immediately or cover and chill for 2 hours for a cold pasta salad.[...]

Positive Chalk Mantras

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It can be easy to get sucked into all the bad things of this world, the hate, intolerance, suffering, senseless killing, cruelty and all the negativity. We see it and hear it every day on the news, social media and in conversation, more horrible things happening to innocent people and beings. But we are trying to shift the focus here at Brilliant Bodywork.[...]

I'm sure by now most of you have heard about or even used essential oils, they have been growing in popularity as of late and for good reason, essential oils have many benefits and multiple uses. The body can recognize and utilize essential oils in many different ways, however two of the most well know and used are inhalation and topical application. Today we will be focusing on the 21 Drops essential oil brand. We will look at the two most common ways to utilize essential oils with the body,[...]

Summer Skin Essentials

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Summer is just around the corner, that means beaches, barbecues, concerts, waterparks, camping, canoeing and more. Here in Wisconsin when summer hits we don't take it for granted, after being cooped up all winter we are ready to get outside and have some fun. However, it's important to be safe when out in the sun, skin cancer is very serious and can happen to anyone, it's important be smart and safe while having fun in the sun. [...]

The Baby Foot Experience

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If you haven't heard of this ultra-trendy, amazing chemical peel for your feet called Baby Foot then let me be the first to tell you about this unique, innovative peel that will change the way you achieve baby soft feet. What is Baby Foot? Baby Foot is an exfolliant foot peel that utilizes 17 types of natural extracts and the main ingredient is fruit acid, commonly known as lactic acid or glycolic acid. The brochure describes the product as easy to use, and a painless way to remove the layers of dead skin that keep the feet rough and dry.[...]

Try the great recipe for a fun and lighter dinner option infused with vibrant Asian flavors. The perfect meal to be enjoyed by the family on a beautiful spring evening.[...]

We all know how difficult life can be and how stressful things in our lives can get- from work related stress to stresses in your personal life and more. We also know how damaging this stress can be on our body, mind and spirit. Stress is your bodies way of reacting to a harmful situation whether it is real or perceived.[...]

The weekend of March 11, 2016 was an exciting weekend for Stephanie and myself, we had a sensational adventure planned to attend the Face and Body Spa Conference & Expo Midwest and Americas Beauty Show at Chicago's McCormick Place, the largest convention center in North America. We started our journey Friday morning and made the drive down to the Windy City. The first day afforded us some opportunities for casual exploration so we decided to meander through Chicago's famous Navy Pier. We strolled along the pier in the afternoon sunshine and enjoyed the amazing and endless views of Lake Michigan.[...]

How to Achieve Wow Brows

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Eyebrows are so much more than just patches of hair above the eyes. Eyebrows have the power to entirely transform a face. They help to accentuate the eyes and draw attention to the eyes. Not only that but they also compliment the contours of the cheeks. Here are some tips and tricks for getting the wow brows that will accent your beautiful face and eyes best. Start by finding the shape that will best define your brows. You can do this by identify what your face shape is and then use this chart to see which brow shape best fits your face shape.[...]

Infrared therapies are an effective, relaxing and enjoyable way to achieve a variety of results and benefits. Here at Brilliant Bodywork we offer two different treatments that utilize infrared heat technology, the far infrared sauna and the infra-slim body contouring wrap. Infrared heat offers multiple health benefits for the user. Some of these benefits include relieving muscle and joint pains, boost immune system, improve skin texture, increase fluid circulation, reduce stress and fatigue, improve metabolism, and remove toxins from the body.[...]

Massage therapy has been demonstrated to help treat chronic pain, particularly in joints, such as the shoulder or knee, while also improving stability and posture. “[This study] suggests that regular massage may produce physiological changes that contribute to improved balance and postural control,” says Jo Ellen Sefton, Director of the Neuromechanics Research Laboratory at Auburn University. “This may be a way to decrease falls in older adults.”[...]

The entire month of November we will be accepting canned goods and non-perishable food items at Brilliant Bodywork, located at 314 Main St. in Onalaska. Give what you can this season, and know your donation is going to help a good cause by going directly to those in need through WAFER food pantry. Together we can help end hunger in our community; no family should have to go hungry this holiday season.[...]