Top Getaways of 2019

December 13, 2019

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2019 reviews in the Getaway category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the New Life Hiking Spa, a budget-friendly, wellness retreat in Killington, Vermont. Rounding out the top-3 […]

New Life Hiking Spa

March 21, 2019

An award winning, affordable spa! That’s not an oxymoron at the New Life Hiking Spa, an authentic retreat that has pioneered the wellness space since its first season in 1978. Open from mid-May through the end of September, lucky guests will find that’s prime time for hiking in Vermont’s Green Mountain National Forest. This is […]

Aurora Glass Chalets

September 14, 2018

The Northern Lights season is just beginning, and there’s a new way to experience this stunning phenomenon. The Northern Lights Resort and Spa in Canada’s Yukon is building 3 new Aurora Glass Chalets with floor to ceiling windows for optimal viewing of the Aurora Borealis from the comfort of your toasty warm bed or cosy […]

Miss Spa

August 29, 2018

Turn your home into your own personal spa…with Miss Spa! The plethora of choices from Miss Spa will have you covered (literally!). Miss Spa is a woman-owned company in which all the products are dermatologist tested and free from parabens, sulfates, and fragrances and most definitely never tested on animals. We checked out their Charcoal Facial […]

Wellness Retreat at Villa del Palmar Beach Resort

March 22, 2018

Coming April 21, 2018. You deserve a break! Luxuriate at the five star Villa del Palmar Beach Resort and enjoy their 5 day or 7 day Wellness Retreat. With jaw-dropping views of the Sea of Cortez on the eastern coast of the Baja Peninsula, you’ll have the perfect setting to relax, rejuvenate, and refuel.  Included in […]

Botanical Bliss Coconut Milk Bath Tea

March 7, 2018

Relax in a cup of tea…literally! Our friends at Lili Aromatherapy have created the ultimate means to help you relax with their Botanical Bliss Coconut Milk Bath Tea. Individual bags that look like giant tea bags are filled with coconut milk powder, epsom salts, black tea leaves, and a combination of essential oils. These ingredients make […]

Emjoi Micro-Pedi

June 2, 2016

Get your feet ready for summer with the Micro-Pedi from our friends at Emjoi. Our feet have been sequestered away during the cold months and now need some attention to be presentable at the beach and in those nice strappy sandals. The Micro-Pedi is an easy-to-use tool that painlessly removes the rough and calloused skin […]

Womens Adventure Vacation: Northern New Mexico by Canyon Calling

March 1, 2016

Coming May 22, 2016. Fresh air in the high desert! Join Canyon Calling on their Women’s Adventure Vacation to Northern New Mexico. Hikes through landscapes that Georgia O’Keefe painted so beautifully, sunrises and sunsets filling the sky with unbelievable colors, and relaxing mineral springs are among the highlights of this 6 day trip. This is […]

Golden Door

July 14, 2015

The ultimate luxury spa getaway. It’s the storied Golden Door in Southern California. The place where movie stars, moguls, and anyone who’s looking to reboot and rejuvenate their life stay. A week-long program includes a private room with your own garden deck or patio, daily in-room massage, workout clothing, Golden Door skincare products, personal fitness […]

Kiehl’s Precision Lifting & Pore Tightening Concentrate

February 24, 2015

Treat your skin to a “lift”! Those fabulous skincare experts at Kiehl’s have just released their Precision Lifting & Pore Tightening Concentrate, and you can hear the cheers. A special formula of yeast extract and geranium essential oil is designed to tighten your pores, reduce wrinkles, and visible lift skin by improving its elasticity. Within […]

Float Cap and Support

September 26, 2014

Float your troubles away! The Float Cap and Support are unique products out of Iceland that are designed to allow for a perfect floatation experience. The cap is made out of neoprene and a polyethylene foam and keeps your head buoyant and out of the water. The supports strap to your upper legs and in […]

Surf Sauna

June 20, 2014

Necessity is the mother of invention. Well, not really “necessity”, but a strong desire to warm up after these die-hard surfers hit the cold New England waters. The Surf Sauna is a mobile sauna that is custom built out of Western Red Cedar, a naturally rot resistant and antimicrobial wood. It can accommodate 2 to […]

Emjoi Micro-Pedi Nano

April 21, 2014

Get your feet in shape for sandals! Yes, those TrailblazerGirl feet have been hidden away in boots and covered shoes, but it’s time to take them out of hibernation and show them off. Our friends at Emjoi have the perfect tool to get your feet ready for flip flops, sandal, and barefoot running on the […]

Top Skin Care Products of 2013

December 11, 2013

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes (and shares) for our 2013 reviews in the Skin category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the spray-on relief and non-messy, Salonpas, the largest cross-country event in all of […]

Batiste Dry Shampoo

November 21, 2013

Sometimes we don’t have enough time to give our hair a traditional wash (lunch time workout…), but we still want to look beautiful. Batiste Dry Shampoo is just the solution. Super easy to use – shake can, spray roots, massage through with fingertips, then brush and style as usual. Voilà instantly beautiful, non-greasy hair! Available […]

CeraVe Moisturizers

October 14, 2013

The dermatology specialists at CeraVe have just released a fantastic line of moisturizers, just in time to save our skin from winter weather damage. TrailblazerGirl tested their Therapeutic Hand Cream and Renewing SA Cream, and she’s happy to share these great finds with you. The amazingly water resistant Hand Cream is absorbed quickly and without […]

Just Wanna Melt Lotion Bars

October 7, 2013

TrailblazerGirl is always excited to find distinctive products that aren’t your typical run-of-the-mill items. Just Wanna Melt Lotion Bars fit that to a tee. They are all natural solid lotions – yes, solid, like a bar of soap! Just warm up the bar in your hand to gently melt it, then rub the oils into […]

Bravo Swimsuit Shapers

October 3, 2013

Okay TrailblazerGirls, some of us need a little help to fill out those swimsuit tops, and our friends at Bravo have a wide range of “helpers” in that area. They offer various sizes, shapes, colors, and styles, and you’re sure to find one that works for you. We tested the Silicone Double Shaper, Triangle Shaper […]

Purpose Skin Care

September 24, 2013

Aahhh…that’s the sound of our sensitive skin after using Purpose Skin Care products. Though all their products are oil-free, hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic, making them perfect for sensitive skin, these products work just as well for all skin types. TrailblazerGirl tried out the Gentle Cleansing Wash and Gentle Cleansing Bar and found them to be equally […]

Kiehl’s Super Multi-Corrective Cream

September 16, 2013

Let’s face it, all our outdoor activity is great for our body and souls, but it can wreck havoc on our skin, making us look older (oh, horrors!) than we are. Our friends at Kiehl’s have come to the rescue with their just released Super Multi-Corrective Cream, a multi-targeted advanced anti-aging moisturizer. According to Kiehl’s, […]

Avasol Surfer’s Barrier Stick

September 12, 2013

PROMO CODE ALERT! We like the philosophy of Avasol -“sustainable skin care for active, health-conscious people”. Even their name reflects this: “Ava” from the Samoan word for respect and “Sol” for the Sun. Respect the Sun. Their Surfer’s Barrier Stick is a great example of their philosophy. Presented in a unique biodegradable tube made out […]

Goldfaden MD Doctor’s Scrub

September 11, 2013

Treat yourself like a celebrity with Goldfaden MD Doctor’s Scrub. This exfoliating scrub has tiny ruby crystals (yes, you read that correctly!) that gently remove dead skin cells, dirt, and makeup, leaving you with softer, brighter looking skin. Formulated with hyaluronic acid which helps to fill in fine lines while the seaweed and organic red […]

Maui Excellent Products

August 22, 2013

All-natural, aromatherapy products handcrafted on the beautiful island of Maui. TrailblazerGirl recently overdid it with the crunches and tried Maui Excellent’s Volcano Oil Roll-On on those sore muscles. It worked wonders – a cooling, slightly tingling feel when first applied, then the nagging soreness went away. With a convenient roll-on application and minty smell, this […]

Bali Goddess Retreats

August 1, 2013

Coming throughout the year. A chance to pamper yourself like a TrailblazerGirl goddess! The Bali Goddess Retreats are located in Seminyak, the high end spa and boutique shopping capital of Bali. Included in the 7 day Rejuvenation & Yoga Retreat Package are luxury accommodations, healthy, organic meals, daily yoga and fitness sessions, 7 hours of […]