With the romance of Valentine’s Day in the crisp chilled air, treat yourself to these spirit-warming spa indulgences. Aromafloria has a complete line of stress-busting spa products, including the luxurious Healing Waters and Sensory Fusion lines. Healing waters features five eco-friendly bath and skin products inspired by the ocean’s benefits. Sensory Fusion features candles, foaming <... >
The restorative properties of water therapies have been a part of nearly every culture for centuries, and at Great Jones Spa, they’re elevated to the sublime. The spa’s world-renowned wet lounge facility is unlike anything else you’ll find in New York City; it’s centered on a gorgeous waterfall overlooking a thermal hot tub and cold <... >
Winter here in the northeast is the perfect time to immerse yourself in the gentle Resting In The River line, which offers products infused with herbs from the sunny organic fields at award-winning actress Marsha Mason’s Double M Ranch in New Mexico. Mason’s organic products are helpful, essential winter staples: Resting In The River Boost <... >
Cowshed Spa: Experience the English Countryside on South Beach this Valentine’s Day
After reading an article about Cowshed Spa’s second U.S. opening at the new Soho Beach Club in Miami, I had become obsessed.
A facial to me is just another way to take care of my skin, a way to stave off the inevitable signs of aging, and a way to look good without wearing much makeup. I am one of those women who really tries hard to look like she tries to, well, not try. I have <... >
There are 2 types of apartment buildings in New York City: the type where you freeze your behind off and have to rely on space heaters to keep your tootsies warm during the long winter months and the type where the entire building is so hot, you end up paying through the nose to blast <... >
Two months ago, I asked my newborn baby’s pediatrician whether people actually continue to trek into the city after moving out to the suburbs – just to stay with this particular practice. He answered, “People do it all the time!” I walked out of his office muttering to myself how totally ridiculous that would be. <... >
Think about it, when you go for a mani/pedi what are your major complaints about the experience? Sisters Micki & Susan Nam shared the same concerns when they were frustrated in not being able to find a salon which met their standards of cleanliness, friendliness and less than perfect manicure. Voila Polished Beauty Bar was <... >
A trip to the spa is always something to be thankful for! Forget the relaxation it gives me or how my skin glows after a treatment – I just thank my lucky stars when I actually have the time to go to the spa!
Admit it – we all feel just a tad guilty when indulging in spa products, right? Well, this month, guilt be gone! These spaaah! finds for charity will have you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside…
I view skin care with a mix of curiosity, dread, and a scientific detachment. I had a beautiful mother who considered lipstick to be a complete makeup kit, and have had such sensitive skin my whole life that I’ve developed an almost phobic fear of moisturizer. However, when I was offered the chance to go <... >
For some, there are no limits to what they’re willing to endure to seek a youthful look. Pricey creams, professional facials, shots of Botox or fillers, laser treatments and then for a few, plastic surgery. I’ve tried them all, other than the last one, and hope that step is many years away, or hopefully won’t <... >
After a brutally hot summer, I think many of us are actually looking forward to September, even if it means returning to all-night study sessions, boring teachers and all things school related. But whether you’re attending mommy & me classes, moving into the college dorm or taking on the role of the oldest broad in <... >
If the Catskills only conjure up images in your head of Dirty Dancing, sleepaway camp, and color war, think again. The Emerson Resort & Spa offers its sophisticated guests a high-end destination spa experience. Just 2 hours from New York City, it’s convenient enough to easily get away for a night or two but far <... >
As a runner, the light at the end of the tunnel after a particularly grueling run or race comes in many forms. For some, it’s knowing that a pint of ice cream awaits. For others, Epson salts soak. For me, it is a luxurious pedicure. In addition to the obvious aesthetic benefits, the therapy behind <... >
Renew Day Spa Tucked away in a small residential building on the Upper East Side, The Renew Spa is a charming little hidden retreat owned by licensed aesthetician Carmel O’Neill, who dedicates herself to anti-aging and wellness treatments. I experienced a Manual Lymphatic Drainage, aka MLD, facial by expert Ellen Greene, which was one of <... >
Katy Perry helped propel the already intriguing Minx Manicure to the stratosphere when she said you can get a Minx mani and move your entire house without sustaining a chip!
In today’s day and age, it’s safe to say that a bad eyebrow shaping is a thousand times worse than the proverbial bad haircut.