33 Beach View Ave.
7,218 square feet
➜ This 2017 two-story Cape Cod-style home has two master baths—one with a soaking tub and fireplace and the other with a large-screen TV. There are four more bedroom suites, five additional baths, a kitchen with a farmhouse sink at the island, and a pool and spa. Jim Ardery, 949-887-3823
Coto de Caza
23111 Maravilla Lane
10,758 square feet
➜ Natural light floods this master bath, with a black steel and glass shower enclosure, Toto Neo-Rest commode, and limestone-tile floors. The 2002 two-story Georgian home has seven total bedrooms, seven more baths, a 1,000-bottle wine cellar, a library with a fireplace, and a horse barn. Mariann Cordova, 949-307-4040
2152 E. Oceanfront
4,019 square feet
➜ The shapely tub in this 2016 contemporary home’s master suite is perfectly positioned to catch the ocean breeze through disappearing windows. The third-floor deck offers another place to soak: a spa. The home has three additional bedrooms and foldaway doors opening to the beach scene. Kim Bibb, 714-396-0185
Wisdom from a skin care pro
Kirsten Thomas of San Juan Capistrano-based Ayr Skin Care formulates vegan products for sensitive skin.
Hidden skin irritants …
When a shampoo or body wash includes fragrance or perfume as an ingredient, it can mean a long list of chemicals that are not legally required to be named individually.
Counteracting chemicals …
One of the most common toxic chemicals in the bathroom is the water coming out of your tap. To help neutralize the chlorine in tap water, add vitamin C to your bath a few minutes before you enter the tub.
Post-bath skin care …
The most important thing is to dry quickly and moisturize immediately when your skin is still slightly damp. This creates a barrier on the skin that helps to lock in moisture.
Advice on self-care …
We are always so busy, and it’s important to slow down and care for ourselves.