It’ s Spa Week from October 10th–16th, and now is your chance to catch great deals on some fall spa treatments that sound good enough to eat! The Salon & Spa at Saks Fifth Avenue 611 Fifth Avenue at 50th Street New York, NY 10022 212-940-4000 http://www.halcyondayspa.com 70 minute Pumpkin Enzyme Manicure and Pedicure Face <... >
EX•TRACTS, a division of the New York International Gift Fair (NYIGF), that covers the latest in beauty and cosmetic products, recently presented its Best New Product Awards. The awards are given twice a year in five categories: Bath & Body, Beauty Accessory, Cosmetic & Fragrance, Natural/Organic, and Packaging. The judges include a panel of trade <... >
I was literally lured into SpaLab. As I hustled down 36th Street my mind was on one thing, catching my train home. Suddenly a sweet scent of fruits and flowers consumed me.
It really is true that if you hold on to something for long enough it comes back in style. Although this generally applies to fashion, the same can be said for bikini grooming preferences. When I heard that the “au naturel” look was making a comeback in the bikini area, I couldn’t help but smile. <... >
Where do Jessica Simpson and other celebrities go for their spa treatments? When in New York City, several stars get pampered at the La Prairie Spa. We thought it would be great to find out if these high-end treatments are really worth it. The La Prairie Spa did not disappoint, and for those who like <... >
We all have a short list of little things we would like to change in our face and often wonder if a slightly younger version of ourselves would not fix at once all our beauty problems. What if we had our cheeks pulled up a bit here and our eyelids a bit there? What if <... >
July 4th is one of my favorite holidays. So I start gearing up for it in June. Summer is officially in full swing and fireworks, parades and barbecues permeate the air. Here are some fun products to help you commence to don your Red, White and Blue. Sport your Red (nails) OPI style Add some <... >
Thick brows are back with a vengeance. But for many who have plucked, waxed and threaded in vain, the growing-back period can seem daunting.
When most New Yorkers think about a relaxing visit to a spa, they think Manhattan: the Upper East Side, Soho, Midtown.
Last month, I was invited by Babor, the luxurious German Skin care company, to The Plaza Athenee Spa in the Hotel Plaza Athenee on the Upper East Side. Babor was founded in 1955 in Aachen, Germany by Dr. Michael Babor. The innovative skin care and cosmetics line is represented in over 60 countries and is <... >
Last month, as I busily hustled through midtown Manhattan bundled up in my winter gear, I slipped into Allure Day Spa & Hair design for a facial. Winter had taken its toll on my skin and my face was the most obvious victim. I was in need of a miracle worker for my dull, lifeless <... >
Every Mother’s Day, my mother also gifts me with a small token of love and a note that says “Happy Mother’s Day to you…if it weren’t for you, I wouldn’t be a mother!”
Think Long Island is all big malls, big cars, and big hair? Think again – and while you’re at it, think green. Westbury’s new Viana Hotel & Spa is an innovative, eco-friendly luxury “green” property, and will be Long Island’s first and only LEED-certified hotel (LEED is an internationally-recognized green building certification system; the letters <... >
One way to extend the spa sensation at home, or as an energizing pick-me-up at work, is to spritz with Caudalie’s Fleur de Vigne – aromatherapy’s homage to the grape blossom.
April doesn’t have to be the cruelest month if you know how to pamper yourself. Here’s a roundup of relaxing Spa products that will inspire you to blossom this spring: Find a solution to dry, irritated, flaking, or scaling skin, with all-natural products from The Seaweed Bath Company. Founded by longtime psoriasis sufferer Adam Grossman, <... >
With flowers in bloom and the promise of sunnier days in store, it’s time to reawaken your senses, starting with these olfactory charms: The concept behind 21 Drops is to match your mood with a scent blended from therapeutic-grade essential oils in artisan blends that are 100% organic, wild crafted or natural. Nice! Choose what <... >
Carita’s comprehensive bodycare system, Haute Beaute Corps, draws upon more than 60 years of history to create a customized beauty care regime for the body.
The Korres values are simple, elegant and fourfold: begin with naturally-derived, top quality active ingredients, then offer clinically-tested, effective products without inflated claims, make them pleasing to the senses, and price them reasonably for everyday use. I’m here to say the result is nothing less than spectacular. The Korres Pomegranate Deep Cleansing Scrub exfoliates dead <... >
Here’s a trio of Spa-oriented delights that will help you relax, refresh and reboot when necessary. Sit back and groove. Abe’s Market is a source for all things eco-friendly, natural, organic, wholesome and beauty-oriented. The Karma Organic Nail Polish Remover in Lavender, for example, is completely devoid of toxic chemicals, and the bath salts are <... >