dedicated to discovering all that is authentically amarillo
current issuecurrent issue
Dress Code - Posted April 29, 2017 11:09 a.m.
photo
Photos by Shannon Richardson

An Indulgent Mother’s Day

Few jobs are more demanding than the role of mother. That makes Mother’s Day one of the few days out of the year when Mom gets recognition for everything she does. What kind of gift will make her feel loved? Unfortunately, it’s not a cookbook or a new blender, because those things remind her how much the family relies on her food preparation. And those ceramic “World’s No. 1 Mom” mugs are cute, but working moms don’t always have time to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee.

Perhaps a better choice would be another kind of indulgence, like a day at her favorite spa. But with such a busy schedule, a few at-home spa treatments and products might be more realistic. We scoured local boutiques for these items, including scented bath salts, decadent moisturizers, and a luxury linen wash.


Soothe skin with colloidal oatmeal and milk.
Barr-Co. bath salts $33, The Secret Place


With all-natural, organic ingredients, Éminence products deliver superior hydration to scaly, dry skin.
Éminence apricot body oil $29; coconut sugar scrub $48, Awaken Spa


Natural ingredients prevail in Beekman 1802’s products. Gain the added healing properties of honey, citrus seed, and geranium.
Beekman 1802 honeyed grapefruit awakening body wash $26.25, Kem’s Bed & Bath


Ultra-moisturizing crème is long-lasting, fragrance-free, and ideal for sensitive skin.
Elta MD moisture-rich body crème $25, The Spa at Proffer Surgical


Luxurious body butter instantly melts into skin, leaving behind a rich yet delicate scent.
Niven Morgan Gold melting body butter $38, Et Cetera


Freshen linens and towels with the aromas of amber, vanilla, bergamot, sandalwood and musk.
Niven Morgan Gold luxury linen & towel wash $26, Et Cetera

by Jason Boyett

Jason has written more than a dozen books and is the host and creator of “Hey Amarillo”, a local interview podcast. Visit heyamarillo.com and jasonboyett.com.
blog comments powered by Disqus
recent stories

A Place to Start Over
Based in Amarillo, Sharing Hope gives assistance to incarcerated women all over the United States, ...

Cuddle Up
At Northwest’s most popular volunteer program, NICU cuddlers get as much out of their work ...

Perfect Pasta
Steve Bautista walked us through the steps required for do-it-yourself pasta.

Beyond Bacon
You’ll enjoy the three pork-based recipes in this issue, from roasted pork belly and biscuits ...

@AmarilloMag