To celebrate the 2012 Olympics in London and beauty month on Momtrends, we located some of the best products to enjoy some Olympian in-home spa and beauty treatments to keep your body smooth and in tip-top shape during and after the games.
1. Elemis ‘Ahh’-lympian Massage
A medal-worthy massage to celebrate the 2012 Summer Olympics that’s perfect for over-taxed athletes or anyone who’s ‘game’ for a relaxing rubdown. This limited edition treatment invigorates and energizes maxed-out muscles with a leg massage and skin-softening scrubbing, and a head and scalp massage. A guaranteed winner!
Price: $70 for 30min. Availability: Available at Bliss spas in New York City and Hoboken, NJ from July 26th through August 31st.
2. Urban Decay Cannonball Ultra Waterproof Mascara
Show off your gold-medal moves with serious glamour and look fierce whilst nailing a triple pike. Yes, it’s possible with Urban Decay’s Cannonball Ultra Waterproof Mascara. The black, paraben free, gel-like formula, true to its name ‘Ultra Waterproof,’ also lengthens and thickens lashes without clumpiness or added weight. Bring on the splashes and sweat without the fear of looking like Alice Cooper – During a trip to Fiji where Wende’s itinerary included a day of sweaty yoga, stand-up paddle boarding, scuba diving, surfing, and a romantic dinner, she realized how effective Cannonball actually is. Price: $20, Available at Sephora, ULTA, Macy’s, Sephora.com, Beauty.com and UrbanDecay.com
3. Proactiv Oil Blotter Sheets
No matter how strenuous the sport, keep sweat and shine at bay with Proactiv Made from 100% pure natural-fiber paper, Proactiv Oil Blotter Sheets absorb excess oil to leave your skin feeling fresh and clean, with a beautiful matte finish ‘ and, with zero artificial ingredients and no talc, they won’t clog your pores. Tuck them in your purse and your good to go, all day long. Price: $11, available at www.discoverproactiv.com and 1-888-819-2019
4. bliss fatgirlsixpack
Do you want a flaunt-worthy core? To help you rub the right way, bliss spa developed the new fatgirlsixpack ‘ the latest from bliss’ fatgirlslim range and the first slimming system designed to help you sculpt a six-pack by releasing six super-effective firming and toning ingredients with a built-in ab-activating applicator. This tummy-targeting gel has a built-in nubbed applicator that massages the formula into your muscles just like one of our spa techs would. It’s time to take control of your core and wage war on waistlines! Price: $38, available exclusively at Sephora and Sephora.com
5. Elemis Spa@Home Instant Refreshing Gel
All athletes need this multi-functional, instant revitalizer ‘ perfect for tired legs and muscle tension, especially across the neck, shoulders, temples and forehead. Combines soothing extracts of Arnica, Birch and Witch Hazel, with cooling Camphor and Menthol for immediate relief.
Price: $52, available at www.timetospa.com
6. Design Pulse Clean Remix Instant Dry Shampoo
The latest member of the popular Matrix Design Pulse family offers a quick, restyling fix for hair. New Design Pulse Clean Remix Instant Dry Shampoo instantly refreshes strands. With just a few spritzes, it lifts oil from the scalp, absorbs dirt and product build-up, and leaves hair looking and feeling revived. Clean Remix can also be used to create fashionably disheveled, ‘second day’ styles that require a little extra texture and ‘grip.’ It produces a uniquely malleable texture that enhances definition and separation. This refreshing shampoo alternative won’t build up, flake or weigh strands down, and hair never feels stiff or sticky.
Price: $15′ for a salon locator please log onto www.MATRIX.com
7. AHAVA Lavender Mineral Bath Salts
Calm your nerves with the power of lavender so you can enjoy a romantic night out. The scent of AHAVA’s Lavender Mineral Bath Salts works to soothe the senses and promote well-being. 100% natural and packed with healthy minerals such as magnesium, calcium, sodium and potassium, the skin-energizing Dead Sea salt crystals help relax muscles and joints and keep skin soft, smooth and refreshingly hydrated.
Price: $22, available at www.ahavaus.com
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