Closing our Splurge or Save thread is the list of body products for the whole body (specific body parts). Find the best teeth-whitening products, the best spas and spa services, and the best bath gels – with their less costly alternatives as always.
Splurge: Canyon Ranch Ultra Nourishing Cocoon Body Wrap
Start with a luxurious honey sugar scrub, and then go for a 50-minute body massage with honey body butter. Your skin is sure to smell faintly sweet and incredibly silky. All for $315 to 325.
Save: Canyon Ranch Your Transformation Elasticity Body Balm
If you’d rather not head off to Vegas just for an uber-luxurious spa service, go for the next best thing: slather Canyon Ranch’s lush body balm that is infused with oils and butters, and three anti-aging ingredients for softer, smoother, stronger, younger looking skin. Canyon Ranch’s body balm is available for $55.
Splurge: GoSmile Whitening System
It contains 33 percent more active ingredient and 6 percent more hydrogen peroxide (per ampoule) that it guarantees to make your teeth 6 shades whiter in just 7 days – minus the pain the sensitivity. GoSmile is available for $89.
Save: Rembrandt Plus Peroxide Whitening Mouthwash
This mouthwash contains sodium fluoride to strengthen tooth enamel, hydrogen peroxide to whiten teeth and a mix of mints for fresh breath. Best of all, it hassle-free. Rembrandt Plus Peroxide Whitening Mouthwash is available for $7.99.
Splurge: Membership To "E" At Equinox
Membership includes: use of private gym, workouts 2x a week with top Tier 4 personal trainers, medical advisors at hand, and the latest in body-age testing. Break the bank for $25,000 a year.
Save: FitFlop Billow
And I though Nikes are the only shoes manufactured with new fangled technology. FitFlop Billo is created with a patent-pending micro-wobbleboard midsole that guarantee to give you toned things, calves, and glutes with every step. FitFlop Billow is available for $125.
Splurge: Ren Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash
Ren Moroccan Rose Otto Body Wash turns regular baths into indulgent, soothing aromatherapy sessions thanks to its (aromatic, soothing) hydrating Moroccan rose otto oil. Available for $27.
Save: Body Elements Upstage Mesh Sponge
You can always count on a mesh sponge to make baths richer and more enjoyable, thanks to its ability to work up a lather. Available for $1.75.
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