12 Days of Giveaways Dec 16, 2012 12 Days of Giveaway, Day 7 – Body & Soul Restorations Welcome to Day 7 of We Heart Astoria’s 12 Days of Giveaways! Today we have a lovely prize – a Signature Skin Treatment and Reflexology session at Body & Soul (…) Share this Scoop by Meg Cotner total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Welcome to Day 7 of We Heart Astoria’s 12 Days of Giveaways! Today we have a lovely prize – a Signature Skin Treatment and Reflexology session at Body & Soul (…) by Meg Cotner Share this Scoop total shares! Twitter Facebook Email Print Welcome to Day 7 of We Heart Astoria’s 12 Days of Giveaways! Today we have a lovely prize – a Signature Skin Treatment and Reflexology session at Body & Soul Restorations, a holistic wellness spa in LIC. BS&R founder Barbara Lynn Cantone will be at your service. Curious about the treatments? Here are additional details: Each B&SR Signature Skin Treatment is customized to meet individual needs and includes in-depth skin analysis, deep cleansing, exfoliation, extractions as necessary, neck and shoulder massage, a rejuvenating masque, and moisturization. One of the most dramatic relaxation tools available, reflexology is proven to increase circulation, reduce stress, induce deep relaxation, cleanse the body of impurities, and revitalize overall energy. Specialized pressure point massage addresses the ten energy meridians that end in the feet, releasing stress throughout the entire body and allowing you to free yourself from tension. Image source: Body & Soul Restorations And about Barbara Lynn: Barbara Lynn is a NYS licensed aesthetician with degrees and certifications from Long Island University, the Aveda Institute, the International Dermal Institute, the Dr. Vodder School for Manual Lymphatic Drainage and LaStone Therapy. She is a frequent contributor to Zeel.com and an active blogger relating her experiences as one of the many city-dwellers seeking “the balanced life.” (www.citylifeliveable.com). How to enter: Leave us a comment telling us your favorite way to pamper yourself. You can enter between now and Wednesday 12/19. A winner will be chosen at random and announced on Thursday, 12/20. And don’t forget to enter our other giveaways for the Food Lover’s Guide to Queens + Malu, Chocolate Swirl, and Tone Pilates. Good luck! Twitter Facebook Email Print 12 Days of Giveawaysbody & soul restorationsreflexologyskin treatment About Meg Cotner Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver. 49 Comments Vanessa December 19th, 2012 A good massage can make any day a better one! Carrie December 19th, 2012 I love getting pedicures, they are sooooooo relaxing! I also love meditation, yoga and massages. Andrew December 19th, 2012 The best way to pamper myself is by calling out of the job(s). Happy Holidays All! Rachel December 19th, 2012 Job hunting is stressful. Winning this would be a nice way to take a break, guilt free. Stepbanie December 19th, 2012 Best way to pamper myself is a combination of wine, nail polish, and a few episodes of Scandal to catch up on! Colleen December 19th, 2012 I love a good hot stone massage. They are the best. Paul December 19th, 2012 I pamper myself with an expensive bottle of wine, but I’m open to this whole massage thing! Chelsea December 19th, 2012 I can never say no to a massage…. Amy Ellison December 19th, 2012 A day off work is about as pampered as I get Kate December 18th, 2012 Chamomile tea and honey, face mask, cozy PJs, putting my feet up and reading a good book. Yael Maxwell December 18th, 2012 I love getting facials every 2-3 months. It feels so luxurious and I know it’s good for my skin. Jill December 18th, 2012 Manicure definitely. Leslie December 18th, 2012 I pamper myself by pampering a friend, too. The best way to enjoy a mani/pedi is while catching up with my girlfriends. pipe&slippers December 18th, 2012 i love to turn the lights down low and listen to phil collins. Katie December 18th, 2012 I am a teacher and could totally use a massage! Those shoulders always get so tight, but I never want to pay $100 for a massage! mags December 18th, 2012 I love a good ‘ol waxing! Wan Hang Lee December 17th, 2012 a whole body massage is my favorite. Mark Christie December 17th, 2012 At the spa after a little champagne for a great massage! Ellen Jones December 17th, 2012 Hiding in a corner with a good book. Mags December 17th, 2012 Bubble bath or a facial! Martha Lee December 17th, 2012 A massage! Madison December 17th, 2012 Got only KNOWS I need this one. Sandy S. December 17th, 2012 I love to treat myself to a Tui Na massage or manicure. Best way to spend a lazy Sunday :) Beth December 17th, 2012 Definitely a massage! Stephanie M. December 17th, 2012 A facial – can’t beat that! Kelsey December 17th, 2012 You can’t possibly go wrong with a massage :) Jamie December 17th, 2012 A good massage is the best way to go! Alex December 17th, 2012 When I have the time and can afford them, massages are the best. But otherwise a manicure and pedicure will do the trick. Hailey December 17th, 2012 Mani/pedi! Jen Makulowich December 17th, 2012 When I get really stressed at work, nothing feels better than a massage, but if I’m just looking to treat myself, I stick with a mani/pedi :) Renee December 16th, 2012 I am treated to one massage a year by a dear friend of mine, and I look forward to it all year long :) Katie December 16th, 2012 I love a good cup of tea to relax and sometimes a manicure! kristin miller December 16th, 2012 I like to get a massage! If I don’t have the time or money, a pedicure will do! brian miller December 16th, 2012 I like to watch football, but a massage from my wife works too. Anna December 16th, 2012 I love a good massage. Especially with aromatherapy essential oils. Amanda K. December 16th, 2012 Getting a one hour massage is my favorite way to pamper myself…I don’t get to do it nearly as often as I’d like to, though. Daniel Rios December 16th, 2012 A long, mild pressure massage with some stretching integrated into it has been a great way to relax. And with cucumber water, you have to have cum cucumber water. Emily R. December 16th, 2012 1 hour long aromatherapy massage is my ultimate escape. Mmmmmm… :) Ali - YumVeggieBurger December 16th, 2012 definitely a relaxing bath or massage! Samantha December 16th, 2012 A massage is my favorite way, but they’re often pricey so I either get a mani-pedi or ask my boyfriend for a massage! susan December 16th, 2012 I have a cocktail. Surely a rejuvenating facial would be a healthier treat. angel December 16th, 2012 Can’t beat a good facial :) Maria Lauron-Castro December 16th, 2012 I love to get the full package of a mani/pedi/ massage!! Thankfully, in Astoria it is easy to find good quality service without paying Manhattan prices! Katie Kenney December 16th, 2012 Seems like my favorite seems to be one of the most popular with the classic massage. Nothing like working through the stresses life can bring by ridding yourself of sore muscles and tension! Laura K. December 16th, 2012 My favorite is a massage, but I more often get a mani-pedi! Charlene Chew December 16th, 2012 Going and getting a massage and a facial is the best way to relax when I have the funds to do so. Otherwise a long bath a glass of wine and music. J-La December 16th, 2012 I used to take long steamy bubble baths when I felt I needed pampering. Now that I have two kids there is no way I can be in the bathroom alone. Ever. Now I find ways to get out of the house and go for a walk or see an art exhibition. I could definitely use some hands-on TLC though. Sonia December 16th, 2012 As a massage therapist, my favorite way to pamper myself is…with a massage! :) Katherine December 16th, 2012 Getting a manicure is usually the easiest and cheapest way to pamper myself Comments are closed.