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 <... >