BLUE LAGOON BEAUTY

IMG_9580You’ve probably heard about the magic of Iceland’s famous Blue Lagoon & you’ve probably got a whole tripped planned around visiting this particular spot (hello, dream trip to the spa!) If you have no idea what I am talking about, here is a cliff notes version: the Blue Lagoon is a spa based on unique geothermal seawater properties of the lagoon. The blue color comes from the silica and the way it reflects sunlight.

It’s basically a dream spa. It’s stunning, helps with a whole host of ails, and not to mention, it’s the namesake of a killer beauty product line – Blue Lagoon.
IMG_9616Since Taste of Iceland is here in Chicago (goes until Sunday – go, go, GO!) we decided to bring the Icelandic spa treatment to us as well. If you are in need of a little spa trip but maybe don’t have the time or are just looking for an indulgent at-home treatment to treat yourself to, this is it.

We sampled their Silica Body Scrub & it has basically transformed me into an Icelandic princess. You see that concentrated look on my face? It’s because I am a 1,000% in love with the scrub. Rub it on your neck, legs, arms, and upper body and prepare to be amazing. Goodbye winter skin, city sledge, and everyday woes, this scrub is kicking them all to the curb.

My skin is always left silky smooth & the fragrance of the scrub is ridiculously relaxing. After a nice long bath or an evening shower, it’s almost better than a trip to the spa….almost. 

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lauren and sylvia