April 2014 Newsletter

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April 2014 Edition
Published by Spa Mariana

Maciek Lyko
April begins with “April Fools’ Day”…Don’t be a fool! Read this newsletter because in this issue you will find out what 7 ways to reduce stress so you can be healthier and happier. You will also find out how to take care of Neck and Décolleté Neglect & what products you can purchase at Spa Mariana to achieve that spring glow.

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Neck and Décolleté Neglect


Are you paying attention to these special areas?

Spring is here, which means we finally get to pack away the sweaters and flaunt the tank tops and sundresses! But, many of us still try to cover up during this hot, humid time of year to hide unsightly brown spots and wrinkles on the neck and chest area, causing us to be uncomfortable and insecure.  It doesn’t have to be that way this year!

Read on to learn how to get your delicate neck and décolleté areas ready for some outdoor fun!

The neck and décolleté areas are the most neglected areas when it comes to skincare, yet they are extremely vulnerable to wrinkles and require special care. These sensitive areas must be cared for just like your face and body if you want beautiful skin all over.

While acne and other skincare issues are not prominent in these areas, the lack of care is eventually revealed through dark, dry, flaky skin, dark spots, and deep wrinkles.   Your esthetician can create a program to help restore soft, vibrant skin.  Call today to reserve your consultation.

To reveal glowing, healthy skin in the neck and décolleté areas between spa visits, follow these tips:

  • Moisturize!! Be sure to include the neck and chest areas when completing your daily face and body moisturizing regimen.
  • Use a thicker night cream before bed to restore firmness and softness.
  • Be sure to exfoliate weekly at home between spa visits to keep skin soft and supple.
  • Most importantly, ALWAYS use sunscreen with a high SPF when outdoors to avoid the sun’s damaging rays.

For best results and to keep your skin looking healthy and young, be as consistent as possible with your skincare routine while following your esthetician’s recommendations.

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7 ways to reduce stress so you can be healthier and happier stress_awarenessEveryone experiences stress from time to time. If left unchecked, stress can lead to health problems such as anxiety, depression, and heart attacks among other ailments. In celebration of National Stress Awareness Month, take steps this month to reduce stress so you can feel your best! 1. Decide to get healthy. Taking control of your health can impact the level of stress you experience. Improve your food choices and add an exercise routine to your day. Even 30 minutes of brisk walking each day combined with a healthier diet will make you feel so much better!
2. Laugh!! Laughter truly is good for you. In fact, laughter has been known to lower blood pressure, reduce stress hormones, and increase alertness and creativity. So, laugh away! It really is the best medicine!
3. Write it down. No matter what obstacles you face each day, do your best to put a positive spin on them. At the end of the day, take a few minutes to list 2 or 3 things about that specific day that made you happy. Keep the lists in a journal so you can go back and read them. Reflecting on positive moments in your life are sure to reduce stress and bring a smile to your face!4. Enjoy a long weekend. Schedule a Friday off and head out of town for the weekend with your bestie for a mini vacation to recharge your batteries. Find a B&B and schedule a wine-tasting tour at a local winery. You’ll be relaxed and ready to take on the world!5. Reach for Aromatherapy. Calm your nerves quickly by utilizing essential oils. Bergamot, lavender or peppermint oils are sure to eliminate your stress in no time. Make a cup of herbal tea, light some scented candles with essential oils, and relax your cares away. Stop by the spa to pick up your favorite scents so you can get rid of all that stress today!6. Lend a helping hand. Helping others can take the focus off of your own challenges for a while. Not only that, but doing the right thing by being nice to others is a great self-esteem booster and helps to put your own worries in perspective. It’s a win-win for all!7. Get a massage! Nothing is more relaxing than experiencing a much-needed massage to rid your body and mind of tension. In fact, go ahead and make a day of it! You’ll feel rejuvenated and stress-free!
Managing stress is all about taking charge of your daily activities and thought processes. You can reduce stress in your life by valuing yourself. It’s important to make time for fun and relaxation so you can be in a better position to deal with life’s stressors.

Question for Holistic Nutritionist, Linda Wolschlager, C.N.C.

Q. I have a terrible time controlling my snacking. What is one simple trick that can help me to get a grip on it?

A. Identify triggers–Keep a food log for a week, record your moods, think about what stresses you out, and how hungry you feel before eating. It may seem time consuming, but if you are really serious about wanting to lose some weight, recording every morsel you have eaten goes a long way to give you those “Aha!” moments.

Once you’ve identified the things that drive you to eat the things you shouldn’t, you can react productively instead of going through a bag of chips. That simple trick to keep cravings at bay which seems “too-easy-to-be- true-but-is”, would be to drink a-10 oz. glass of water, then set the timer and wait 15 minutes before grabbing that mindless treat. You may be surprised to find you were actually just thirsty when that “thirst desire” center of your brain has slowed down. The craving for that food will undoubtedly dissipate by this simple trick.

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This treatment pays particular attention to the frequently neglected décolleté. The ingredient-rich products condition and smooth the skin of the décolleté. Skin is strengthened and firmed, lines and wrinkles are diminished. For a firm, conditioned décolleté attracting all looks.

Price: $55 – 30min

Acne/Purifying Treatment

This very popular treatment is designed specifically to help control acne and blemishes. The biological preparation of Biodroga’s exclusive Skin Puran series helps normalize and balance troubled complexions. This skin- clearing facial includes deep cleansing with gentle exfoliation, extractions, and treatment mask to improve skin’s clarity and diminish blemishes while evening skin tone and eliminating redness and inflammation.

Price: $85 – 60min

Medic Sensitive Skin Treatment

This special facial treatment is for extremely sensitive skin (including acne prone, rosacea, and severely dry skin types). This treatment is also perfect before and after cosmetic procedures, microdermabrasion, laser treatment, AHA peels, and collagen injections to optimize results and strengthen skin.

Price: $95 – 60min

Collagen Boost Treatment

A skin firming, rejuvenating treatment with pure collagen that boosts skin tone and restores a glowing, youthful complexion. This treatment has outstanding anti-wrinkle benefits and also helps to increase elasticity, giving the skin of the face, under eye area, and neck, a firm and rejuvenated look and feel.

Price: $135 – 1h 15 min

Golden Caviar Treatment

A luxury-from-the-sea facial utilizing extract of caviar to boost the skins moisture levels and protect against environmentally induced signs of aging. The blend of active ingredients massaged into the skin along with a highly effective mask and customized finishing treatment, will leave your skin clear, radiant, and visibly lifted.

Price: $125 – 1h 15min

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Zesty Deviled Eggs


  • 6 eggs, boiled, cooled, peeled, and cut in half
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise, ranch dressing, or Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons of regular hot sauce or buffalo wing hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup chicken, finely shredded or diced
  • 2 tablespoons carrot, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons celery, finely diced
  • 1 tablespoon onion, finely diced
  • 2 tablespoons blue cheese, finely crumbled


Remove the yolks from the egg halves, and mix with the mayonnaise, hot sauce, chicken, carrot, celery, onion and blue cheese until soft. Fill the egg white halves with the mixture, garnish as desired, and serve hot.

Makes 6 servings


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