We only briefly mentioned in our Fall 2011 Spa Week Media Party post that our coveted gift bags were back this year, better and heavier than ever! We’ve heard reports that these chic, reusable Spa Week totes weighed in at OVER 15 POUNDS — seriously. Are you dying to know what health, wellness and beauty products were packed, piled and stacked inside? Check out the products below…

Carefree® Acti-Fresh Liners

Spa Week’s Presenting Sponsor, Carefree donated their wildly-popular, Acti-Fresh liners – perfect for refreshing your daily routine on the go!

Dole Real Fruit Bites

As you know, the Spa Week office is addicted to our Exclusive Food Sponsor, Dole’s Real Fruit Bites. They are delish!

Vdara Hotel & Spa

As Exclusive Destination Sponsor, Vdara Hotel & Spa donated a chic cosmetics bag, perfect for your next trip to Vegas (which could be free, if you enter to win!)

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetic – Lipstick in “Vixen”

Spa Week’s Exclusive Cosmetic Sponsor, Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics donated one of their hottest fall lipstick shades, “Vixen.” This color seriously works on every skin type and lasts all day, leaving lips moisturized and smooth.

American Laser Skincare – Vivité Travel Kits

As the Exclusive Skincare Sponsor, American Laser Skincare donated Vivité Skincare Travel Kits, complete with Vivite Night Renewal Facial Cream, Vivite Revitalizing Eye Cream, Vivite Exfoliating Facial Cleanser, and Vivite Daily Antioxidant Facial Serum — perfect for maintaining healthy, radiant skin on the go.

Ouidad – Styling Products

Spa Week’s Exclusive Hair Care Sponsor, Ouidad – The Curl Experts, donated a dynamic duo of hair styling products: Moisture Lock Leave-In Conditioner and Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel. Moisture Lock is a lightweight moisture treatment for curly hair that creates a “moisture foundation” by infusing individual strands with conditioners vital to healthy hair and great looking curls! Climate Control Heat & Humidity Gel is a “smart” gel, formulated with heat-activated wheat protein that breathes in humidity, protects the hair shaft and prevents hair from expanding.

My Spa Water Book and Water Thermos

Guest scored two gifts from Spa Water, the beautiful, colorful Spa Water hardcover recipe book: Pam Wenzel’s Spa Water: A Guide to Creating World Class Spa Water and a gorgeous Spa Water-To-Go Thermos that allows you to enjoy ice cold/or hot hydration all day long. Equipped with free removable fruit and tea strainers, this bottle is perfect for enhancing your water with fruits, herbs or loose teas. Try out  this fun and yummy Spa Water recipe.

Coobie Seamless Bras

This super cute, one-size-fits-all, Coobie Bra is seamless and provides shape and support for all body types. Plus, it can be worn in place of a camisole or tank top and had removable padding — amen!

LCN USA Nail Polish

From the makers of that awesome Magnetic Nail Polish we showed you a few months ago, LCN donated a variety of their top-of-the-line nail polish colors, along with a sample of their luxurious hand cream — what a perfect fit!

Berry Ball & Bag Care Kit

Save your bras, lingerie and swim with the Berry Ball & Bag Care Kit, a rather clever set that lets you wash your delicates in the washing machine – without them being destroyed.  Use the vented Berry Ball for your padded, underwire, molded or push-up bras, and the mesh Berry Bag for undies, tights, socks, etc – and say buh–bye to tangled, crushed, twisted, and otherwise destroyed delicates!  The power duo saves you valuable time from painstaking hand-washing, which let’s be honest, no one has the time for nor wants to do anyway, and saves you $$ by extending the life of your current lingerie wardrobe.  So you have more money for important things.  Like shoes.  The Berry Ball even doubles as a smart packing tool to prevent bras from being crushed during travels – or seen by security! Availble at ComfortHouse.com for just $13.99!

Company Cotton™ Towels from The Company Store

Treat yourself every day to the legendary luxury of genuine Turkish towels. The Company Cotton™ Towels towels are woven in 100% combed cotton for an extraordinary plush feel and superior absorbency. You’ll look forward to wrapping yourself in a Company Cotton towel every morning – there’s no better feeling fresh out of the shower!

Tiny Prints – Thank You Cards

Showcase your unique sense of style with beautiful, personalized Thank You Cards from Tiny Prints. These exclusive designs feature the just the right accents to highlight your refined taste. You can even customize photo thank you cards and custom notes in just a few clicks to give your messages a chic look. Tiny Prints donated these perfect-for-any-occasion cards: Breezy Bliss in Peppermint plus a discount code for our lucky media guests.

Cass and Co. Shaper Shorts

CASS is known worldwide for its innovative INVISIBELLAS collection of shaping tops,bottoms and dresses. Engineered with exclusive smart fabrics and strategic, patented stitching “INVISUPPORT,” CASS designs work together to slim, smooth, and lift without compromising comfort or style. Each media guest got these Shaper Shorts, perfect for giving your bum that Pippa Middleton bum under jeans or a fancy cocktail dress.

Belle Banquet Placemats

Belle Banquet sets a beautiful table! Make your table a work of art with our exclusive place settings. These unique placemats will enhance any occasion whether eating alone at your kitchen counter, entertaining friends, or throwing a belle banquet. Crisp clear images that relay the elegance of the past. The perfect gift for a hostess, bridal shower or gourmet group, the possibilities are endless!

Wabisabi Green

Wabisabi Green donated beautiful, organic napkin rings to each of our media guests, hand-made and painted by Founder and Artist, Jolee Pink. Joelee’s work ranges from gorgeous stunning home decor, to ceramic art and one-of-a-kind pieces — some of which can be seen in the Rady Children’s Hospital’s  New Acute Care Pavilion installation in San Diego, CA. Wabisabi Green is artisanal quality, eco-friendly home decor and gifts featuring dazzling bold designs for green living. The modern collection of stylish eco table linens and decorative pillows are made of the best organic and sustainable materials sourced worldwide such as plush organic cotton and pure kapok fiber from the rain forest.

Diamancel Foot Callus Rasps

These little metal wonders will get your feet in high-heel shape in no time! Made with real diamonds, Diamancel Foot Callus Rasps will help you remove dry, rough skin in seconds.

PediSavers White Knee Highs and Nail Files

After you’ve buffed your heels to perfection, snuggle into PediSavers Knee High Socks to apply your polish. Your feet stay warm, clean and protected while your toes are left exposed and ready to be lacquered.

Nailtiques Polish Kit

Nailtiques donated a nail kit complete with their Formula 2, great for helping nails that are soft, peeling, split or just will not grow.  This formula consists of a unique blend of protein and conditioners that immediately acts to help bond nails that are splitting or peeling. The Nailtiques Color Lacquer is infused with this same protein blend to promote healthy grow and long, strong, luxurious nails.

Quit Tea

Quit Tea is a natural quit smoking aid that helps with the full range of the problems associated with quitting smoking. This herbal quit smoking tea helps reduce anxiety and stress caused by nicotine withdrawal, suppress appetite to reduce weight gain common with quitting smoking, detoxify the body, and improve lung function.

Johnson and Johnson Baby Oil

Johnson’s® Baby Oil locks in up to ten times more moisture on wet skin than an ordinary lotion can on dry skin, leaving both you and your baby’s skin soft and smooth.

Spa Ritual – Nail Lacquer

Spa Ritual Nail Lacquer donated a hot-for-fall shade: “I Feel the Earth Move,” perfect for hands and toes and work or play. Spa Ritual uses vegan ingredients from around the world, including many specially sourced and selected plant essences that are wildcrafted or organic. The formulations are naturally colored and free of synthetic dyes, formaldehyde and formaldehyde resin, DBP and toluene. .


Get long, lush, flirty and sexy lashes with RapidLash. This magical wand and serum will give you that Hollywood look you crave! With guaranteed results in just 4-6 weeks, RapidLash is clinically proven to give you fuller, darker looking natural lashes with curl and volume. RapidLash is paraben and fragrance-free and is infused with a potent blend of polypeptides, vitamins, minerals, and botanicals that nourish your lashes (and brows!).

Teatulia Organic Teas

Teatulia is named for the region in Northern Bangladesh where it is grown. Teatulia Organic Tea comes directly to you from their organic tea garden. There is no middle man, no long-term warehouse storage and no waiting around to be put into just the right blend as defined by a third-party blender. What does this mean for you? You get to enjoy some of the freshest certified organic tea in the world, and you know exactly where it came from. Try all of their savory flavors: Lemongrass, Black Tea, Green Tea, Peppermint and many more!

Scunci Eco Hair Accessories

We all love these go-to Scunci hair accessories, but now they are even better than ever. Scunci’s Eco line is made from 100% recycled plastic — so you can be green and have cute and easy hair-dos.

Emergen-C Drink Mix

Emergen-C features 24 nutrients, including 1,000 mg of immune supporting vitamin C, 7 B vitamins to enhance energy naturally (no caffeine, no crash), electrolytes to refuel and replenish post-workout, and more!

Splenda Essentials Packs with Tip Cards

Now you can make everything you sweeten a little bit better for you with Splenda Essentials! It’s the same great taste you love, plus a small boost of healthy nutrients-B vitamins, antioxidants or fiber.

KISS Nail Art

Express yourself and get creative with Kiss Nail Art! Spice up a solid color with these beautiful and easy to used decals.

Oasis Mouthwash – Oral Armour & Age Essential

Many people that have a dry mouth have to cope with it throughout the night, first thing in the morning and during the day. Not only is it uncomfortable, but suffering from a dry mouth can have potential oral health consequences. Banish dry mouth and germs with these two Oasis products: the Moisturizing Mouthwash and the Age Essentails Mouthwash. Protect your smile!

Priti NYC – Soy Nail Polish Remover Wipes

Developed exclusively by Priti NYC, these remover wipes are 100% biodegradable, non-toxic, and non-carcinogenic. The luxury remover is soy and corn based (derived from organic farm crops), and is infused with coconut, soybean esters, and essential lemongrass oils. That’s it. No acetone, no petroleum- and it really works!

Borba – Healthy Glow Drink Mixes

When you feel healthy inside, you glow on the outside. This delicious berry-flavored drink mix supports the body’s natural immunity function, a healthy metabolism, enhances energy, overall health and well-being, and also helps give your skin a gorgeous natural glow, with less sugar than other immunity boosters.

LA FRESH Eco-Beauty Wipes

Bye-bye fatigued, stressed-out temples, shoulders, neck & legs. Hello mood-lifting, body-calming goodness to go. LA FRESH Eco-Beauty Wipes instantly soothe, smooth & refresh with a natural 6-oil blend of Olive, Jojoba, Sesame, Grapeseed, Vitamin E and Peppermint. It’s free of parabens, sulfates, petrochemicals, glycols, dyes, PEGs, artificial fragrances & animal byproducts.

Double Talks – Bring It Up Pasties

So we all text, tweet, use a smartphone, and you’re a Facebook fanatic, now there is a new and popular conversation starter that everyone is talking about….DoubleTalks –  Scented Messages From The Heart. These scented, yes scented, pasties are a great cover-up for sheer tops and dresses and will spice up any date night. Choose from: Lavender with Coconut Scent and Purple writing – “TEXT ME”, Pink with Strawberry Scent and Pink writing – “LOVE YOU”,  or White with Rose Scent and Blue writing – ” JUST MARRIED.”

Pearly Wipes

Last but not least, guests kept evidence of a great party a secret with Pearly Wipes teeth wipes.