breast cancer


4 Superfoods for Him & Her

From foods to protect against breast cancer to prostate cancer (and boost sex drive!), Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, helps us spotlight a few foods that take particular care of a woman’s body and a man’s body, respectively.



Breast Cancer Awareness Recipe: Cal-a-Vie’s Blueberry Mousse

We love hearing about the benefits of blueberries; not only are they delicious and easy to eat, but eating blueberries may inhibit breast cancer tumor growth, according to a recent study published in the October 2011 issue of The Journal Of Nutrition. Try this quick and simple recipe for Blueberry Mousse from Cal-a-Vie in Vista, California.


Beauty for a Cause: Breast Cancer Awareness Products 2011

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we love how many beauty companies are getting involved! While there are many more products supporting the cause than listed below, here are a few companies supporting a variety of BCA programs that we caught wind of and wanted to spread the word about.

Essensia Lounge Terrace at Palms Hotel

Spa 101

Sip & Spa in South Beach at The Palms

Hey, Miami spa lovers! Enjoy the best happy hour in South Beach, combining a little bubbly, with a little spa, for a great big cause. The Palms Hotel & Spa hosts its weekly Sip & Spa event every Thursday in October, to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


Beauty Companies Partner with Look Good…Feel Better Cancer Program

This year, multiple beauty and skin care companies have partnered with Look Good…Feel Better, a national public service program dedicated to helping women with breast and other cancers manage their treatment and recovery with renewed spirit and greater confidence. Operated through a national network of more than 14,000 volunteer beauty industry professionals, the program’s free []

Travel & Play

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 31 days of $31 Treatments!

To support Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the national initiative, Pretty in Pink, is bringing together more than 100 spas and salons that will offer services for $31 all month long. Implemented by, the 6th annual campaign will benefit Chicago-based Bright Pink, the only national non-profit organization with an exclusive focus on the []

Living Well

Spa-light on Lymphatic Drainage Massage

Lymphatic drainage massage is a very specialized type of massage used to detox the lymph nodes. Lymph nodes act as the garbage cans of the body and catch all the ‘bad stuff.’ Lymph drainage allows the body to flush out that bad stuff. The technique involved is very unique and the benefits can range from post-operative healing from breast cancer, to allergy and sinusitis relief.