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Summer Strawberries

By: Cathy Christensen
Posted: June 28, 2010, from the July 2010 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Strawberry-Basil Martini—See this Web Exclusive recipe from Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, New York, at;

and Grilled Duck with Strawberry and Fig Sauce—See recipe from Executive Chef Jim Palmeri of Mohonk Mountain House.

In the spa

Beyond their nutritional benefits to the body, strawberries also nourish the skin, proving to be an effective exfoliator.2 They can also help maintain oily skin and include antioxidant benefits to help stave off free radicals and allow the skin to protect itself from outside elements.1

Spa treatments embrace this luscious berry for its incredible scent, as well as its powerful skin care abilities, including:

The Chocolate Covered Strawberry Manicure and Pedicure moisturizes and exfoliates—Garden Spa at Rocky Gap Lodge & Golf Resort, Flintstone, Maryland;