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Shannon N.

Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania
I am the author of the beauty blog, A Girl's Gotta Spa!, public speaker on social media at beauty industry conferences and social media consultant to beauty brands.
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Beauty Q & A with Monica Madeja from WBRE and PA Live by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I’ve had the pleasure of meeting Monica Madeja from my local NBC affiliate station, WBRE . First of all, let me tell you that she has the kind of personality that draws ... Read on »
Highlighter Yellow Nail Polish: Funky & Fun Or Just an Eyesore? by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty As someone who actually watches the show, I’ll be the first to admit that Bad Girls Club probably isn’t the best place to look for beauty inspiration, but I have to give ... Read on »
What I Wore: From Beauty to Fashion on PA Live by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Today I was on PA Live on WBRE talking about the music app, Spotify , which is now a I can’t live without it music site for me.  By day I am a social media consultant , ... Read on »
Review: Repechage Rapidex Marine Exfoliator by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty One of the very first things I like to do after summer has made it’s departure is to exfoliate my entire body from head to toe.  Summer has a tendency to leave me with c ... Read on »
Shannon Nelson to Appear on PA Live Thursday October 13 by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty That title feels weird talking in 3rd person like that, but I am excited to say that on Thursday, October 13 I will be appearing on PA Live . I know I’ve been talking a ... Read on »
Beauty Q & A with Amanda from 98.5KRZ by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty 98.5KRZ is one of the local radio stations I listen to here in Northeast PA (especially when I need some Adam Levine in my life.) She is the second (and prettier) half o ... Read on »
Gold: Is it Worthy of a New Standard in Skincare by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Gold is the new black given just about every other investment is enfeebled by the economy. It might be a better bet than government bonds, but other than a gold tooth – ... Read on »
Suffering From a Bad Hair Day SOS? Zotos Hair Rescue Kits Have You Covered by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Whether your hair is fine, frizzy, finicky or typically low-maintenance, everyone has their share of bad hair days. And if your particular hair emergency is a bit more d ... Read on »
PA Live and NEPA Blogs to Feature A Girl’s Gotta Spa! Tuesday October 11 by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty It’s an exciting week around here at A Girl’s Gotta Spa! This Tuesday between 4pm-5pm EST, NEPA Blogs ‘ Harold Jenkins will be featuring A Girl’s Gotta Spa! on PA Live ( ... Read on »
SHAPE Magazine’s Best Beauty Blogger Nominee: A Girl’s Gotta Spa! by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty “O.M.G…omg omg omg omg!”  I shrilled in my most 12 year old voice ever when I accidently came upon an incoming link from SHAPE Magazine naming A Girl’s Gotta Spa! a Top ... Read on »
Starry Night Inspired Beauty Straight From The Rodarte Spring 2012 RTW Runway by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty The Mulleavy sisters, aka the masterminds behind Rodarte , don’t normally need any help conjuring up genius show-stopping ideas, but for their Spring 2012 RTW show, they ... Read on »
Derma Neem Nails – reviewed and recommended by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I once paid $38 for a bottle of Dr Haushka’s Neem Oil , and after a year of using it on and off, I felt mostly disappointed and somewhat robbed. Fast forward a couple of ... Read on »
Review: Camille Beckman Tuscan Honey Bath and Body Products by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty What is a girl to do on a Friday night when it’s raining cats and dogs, she has absolutely no plans and there is nothing good on TV? Why enjoy an at home spa night of co ... Read on »
Parents Magazine Best Blog Awards: A Girl’s Gotta Spa! by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Right now Parents Magazine is holding a contest and thanks to A Girl’s Gotta Spa! reader, Madeline, I was nominated in the Best Mom Fashion Blog category…there was no c ... Read on »
NuFace Lifting and Toning Facial at The Woodhouse Day Spa, Kingston PA by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty I am a big believer in monthly facials. I wasn’t gifted with perfect skin and in order to keep a younger looking appearance sans plastic surgery, taking care of my skin ... Read on »
Consumer Reports Anti-Aging Cream Test: the TIA Take by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty The September issue of Consumer Reports has a round up of wrinkle creams that don’t work.  After testing beauty brands that included Aveeno , ROC and L’Oreal , on 79 peo ... Read on »
Specific Beauty Exfoliating Cleansing Cloths vs CVS Exfoliating Cleansing Towelettes by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty As soon as people learn that I write a beauty blog, I’m typically asked a lot of questions about which beauty products work best, if there is one brand that is better th ... Read on »
Get The Runway’s Dramatic Liner & Sunny Glow From Jonathan Saunders Spring 2012 RTW by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Aside from setting the tone for the upcoming season’s hottest makeup and hair trends, runway beauty manages to be extra fascinating for helping tell the runway show’s st ... Read on »
Review: pura Body Naturals Mint Exfoliating Lip Scrub and Cocoa Mint Lip Butter by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Yes, I know all of you are aware by now that I am absolutely insane about exfoliating…after all I’ve only blogged about it a gazillion times. Well now exfoliating is  my w ... Read on »
Review: Duri Wine Tasting Party Nail Color Collection by Shannon N. Posted in: Blog Posts in Skin & Beauty Fall is my absolute favorite season.  I love everything about it, the leaves changing colors, fall clothing, the new flavors of lattes at Starbucks…mmm Pumpkin Spice. Ev ... Read on »