Kissable Lips –

To ensure your lips are kissably soft all during the chapped-lip season, follow this tip from the December issue of Cosmopolitan magazine: mix a bit of sugar into a dab of lip balm and massage over your mouth. Remove with a dry toothbrush then apply balm.

By | 2013-03-14T00:27:26+00:00 March 14th, 2013|General Health|

Ashiatsu Massage

Ashiatsu is a Japanese word meaning “foot pressure.”  With roots in the Far East, this spa therapy utilizes techniques that have been around for thousands of years. This treatment is often referred to as the most luxurious deep massage, and in fact, the Austin Chronicle recently called Ashiatsu the “most amazing use of the human foot!”  [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|

3 Crafty Ways to Prevent Teeth Stains

They are everywhere, even when you least expect them: stain-causers. Colored beverages, foods, medication and environmental factors that can turn your teeth from pearly white to dishwater gray or yellow. Here are a few who-would-have-thought ways to prevent teeth stains: Don't chew ice "It creates microcracks in the tooth structure, which can absorb food stains [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 18th, 2012|Uncategorized|

All Natural Facial at Home

Summer sun significantly dries your skin... even if you do apply sunscreen daily.  This month, a 1-HOUR moisturizing facial is only $50!  But, if you don't have time to make it in for a treatment, consider indulging in a treatment at home.  Try this all-natural at-home facial and get spa benefits in 3 easy steps: STEP 1: In [...]

By | 2012-07-16T20:19:48+00:00 July 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Cell Phone Challenge

July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month!  So take a minute and appreciate how cell phones have improved our lives. But more importantly, be sure that you are being courteous to those around you when you use your cell phone. Turn your phone to silent when you enter a place of business like a doctor’s office [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 13th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Community Corner

Are you a fan of live music in Austin? During the month of July, help us support Health Alliance for Austin Musicians. The mission of HAAM is to provide access to affordable health care for Austin’s low income, uninsured working musicians, with a focus on prevention & wellness. The Hills Dental Spa will match every dollar [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Learn a New Skill – Improve Long-Term Memory

Studies show that the intensity involved in learning a new skill can change the brain structurally. If you're devoted to yoga, try a spinning class instead. Sign up for those French lessons you've been threatening to take for the past 10 years. In addition to the obvious payoffs of learning the skill itself, you'll also serve [...]

By | 2012-07-09T19:23:26+00:00 July 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

INVISALIGN

Thinking about straightening your teeth? Consider INVISALIGN. This modern approach to straightening teeth uses a custom-made series of aligners created just for you. These aligners are smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic trays that you wear over your top and bottom teeth, day and night. Gradually and gently, the aligners shift your teeth into proper [...]

By | 2017-02-02T20:45:54+00:00 July 3rd, 2012|Uncategorized|