Living in the Caribbean means life revolves around the beach. So embrace tropical surroundings and shed your threads with these easy-to-adopt ideas that will have you shouting ev'ryting irie!
Skin is In
Treat your body’s biggest organ right and start the day by dry brushing. An effective method for reducing cellulite, it also boosts circulation, stimulates the lymphatic system and aids kidney function and digestion. Best done right before showering, whilst completely dry, brush towards the heart in long sweeping motions. Start at the feet and move up, brushing your stomach counterclockwise. Look for a brush made from natural bristles. www.islandnaturalscafe.com
Time an issue?
Speed up your routine and tackle trouble areas directly with Spongelle’s Anti-Cellulite Toning Buffer. A dual-sided buffer infused with essential oils, it uses a patented SalSphere delivery system to reduce cellulite. Best of all, it comes in a heavenly Beach Grass fragrance. www.bedsidemanor.ky
Any gal worth her salt knows the devastating effects the beach can have on a prized mani and pedi. Thankfully ladies no longer have to eschew fun in the sun with gel polish. A staple service at most salons, the talented nail technicians at Tips N Toes Luxury Spa take paws and claws to the next level with precise application to guarantee a lasting polish. www.tipsntoes.ky
Shaving your legs daily is the pits. So head to Beyond Basics to zap pesky hair follicles once and for all. Using a combination of bi-polar frequency and light energies, their elos laser harnesses the latest technology to eliminate follicles without damaging the skin. Able to treat any area and skin tone, it’s a must-do
for a smooth beach bod. www.beyondbasics.ky
You are what you eat. So respect the temple and feed it right with nutrient dense foods that release energy slowly and are grown locally without the use of pesticides. Head to The Brasserie and indulge in their monthly Harvest Dinners held during harvest season (Nov-May). Whether inside enjoying the modern West Indian décor or outside nestled in the garden under the stars, your taste buds will delight in the deliciously creative menu. www.brasseriecayman.com
More into whisking up your own creations? Stock up on fresh fare at Camana Bay’s weekly Farmer’s Market each Wednesday 12-7 pm. www.camanabay.com
Work it Out
Getting your sweat on is essential to achieving a beach-ready body. Not only does exercise help manage weight and improve skin tone, it also releases a multitude endorphins that create a sense of well being. Hit the mat at Bliss. Offering guided yoga classes for all levels, it’s the perfect place to stretch your inner Buddha. www.blissyogacayman.com
Get down with your plié at ENERGY’s Ballet Barre classes. Looking for something more intense? Try their TRX HIIT class and get whipped into shape. www.energycayman.com