City Pulse

By Yasmin Jorge

Get your freak on beautifully this Halloween with products that make any warty witch or screaming Banshee a Cinderella or Barbie underneath. Celeb favorite line Booty Parlor offers consumers delectable, high quality products and accessories they’ll want to use beyond the spooky season.

Whether in costume or not, here are some products that tickled this pretty monster:

- Get Flushed – Creamy lip and cheek tint in scarlet fever for Snow White crimson lips and Little Red Riding Hood rosy cheeks;
- Dust Up – Shimmering sweet body powder to sprinkle on Tinkerbell and any magic fairy’s curves. Watch those hands, Peter Pan!
- Fantasy roll play items include Good Girl/Bad Girl Feather Whipper and Leather Cuffs, and Va-Va Voom Feather Boa. Now go have some risque fun, racy biker babes, nutty professors, seductive flapper girls and B-movie starlets.

Ready for mischief and treats, visit Fredrick’s of Hollywood or http://www.bootyparlor.com to order.
Please note: Booty Parlor’s Dust Up body powder is available in-store now and online in November.

A favorite of Beauty News NYC editors, Shizuka NY Day Spa is offering Halloween Week Spa Specials to pamper revelers from haunting head to toe. Before bagging candy, grab services including the Geisha Facial, Gel Nail Manicures with cool stamps like a black cat, spider web and more, 50-minute Shiatsu or Swedish Massage, and Pumpkin Purifying Enzyme Peel.

Spa deals are available October 24 through 31, 2011. Call 212.644.7400 to schedule an appointment. Shizuka NY Day Spa is located at 7 West 51st Street.

Glammed and relaxed vampires and vixens, the best way to celebrate is at New York’s most eccentric and ghoulishly stylish event: The Village Halloween Parade. Do your best zombie walk with thousands of creative souls in imaginative garb, including musicians, dancers, puppeteers, artists, and more, of all ages. Those in costume, the entrance is at 6th Avenue south of Spring Street and north of Canal Street between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. The parade will march along 6th Avenue from Spring Street to 21st Street from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

As expected, there are also tons of parties and after-parade hotspots to continue your howling from dusk to dawn. Visit Http://www.halloweennyc.com to pick your evening poison.

For example, bars along the Lower East Side that will offer creepy drinks include Macondo’s (157 E. Houston St.) and The Summit Bar (133 Ave. C.) The Empire Hotel is offering its’ signature Halloween cocktail, the Jack O’Lantern, available at The Lobby Bar. (The Empire Hotel is located at 44 W. 63rd St.)

To make you own Jack O’Lantern: 2 oz. Jack Daniels, .5 oz. Lucid Absinthe, orange bitters, and 2 sugar cubes.

Originally published October 2011
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