As much as I love expensive beauty products, I’m equally (if not more) drawn to homeopathic remedies. There’s something both grounding and gratifying about their heal-thyself promises, often coming at a fraction of the price of store-bought treatments. Needless to say, when a few of my favorite wellness writers started …Read More »
Inside & Out Looking effortless…well, isn’t. Five local experts share their tips and tricks for embracing your natural beauty.
By its very definition, natural beauty should be the easiest thing in the world to achieve. But let’s be honest—most of us don’t wake up in the morning with the healthy, glowing skin and gorgeous hair we’ve come to associate with a laid-back look. The secret to such easy-breezy beauty, …Read More »
With a fresh rebrand that brings all Merritt companies under a single identity, Merritt Clubs drops its middle name, “Athletic,” to make the gym feel more like a destination than an obligation. “People belong to clubs,” says Marketing Director Donyel Cerceo. Post-renovation, the Canton location will have an indoor pool …Read More »
I can’t remember when I stopped getting my hair cut on a regular basis by a professional. It might have been apathy instilled by the inexorable hegemony of male-pattern baldness, leading me to reason it was kind of pointless to worry about what’s going on under my hat, plus maybe …Read More »
A note to the needle-shy: The Revitalize program at Annapolis’ Sullivan Surgery and Spa is probably not for you. After all, it’s based entirely around intravenous treatment and injections—a total nightmare for the trypanophobic. But for everyone else, the pioneering program is an odd but effective addition to the relaxation …Read More »
Rainbow hair is everywhere right now—from the over-the-top unicorn trend to “eclipting” (whatever that is), it seems traditional blondes and brunettes just aren’t cutting it anymore … even for the over-30 crowd. Enter Salon Craft, a Lutherville-based salon that’s fully embracing the rise of fashion color. “We have a very …Read More »
Shrinking Waistlines Though gastric bypass is still a mainstay for dramatic weight loss, new, less-invasive procedures are gaining a place at the table.
Susan Hess struggled with excess weight her entire adult life, and six years ago her endocrinologist gave her an ultimatum she couldn’t ignore. “You will never be able to lose a significant amount of weight without doing something drastic,” she told her. “You might be able to lose 10 pounds …Read More »
Sid McNairy, founder of Sid Yoga in Towson, sits behind his desk as I take in the paintings (his own) placed throughout the bright, open space. Next off, Sid Yoga spokesperson Coral Pross gives me some rather abstract details about the inner quest and vision quest McNairy hopes to help …Read More »
“It’s not going to make you want to have sex if you don’t want to have sex,” warns Lauri Kane of Dr. Dean Kane Center for Cosmetic Surgery & MediSpa’s newish service, ThermiVa. But if a spring fling or spruced-up sex life is on your to-do list this month, the …Read More »
My sister, who runs Little M, styles me for everything—she understands my curves and has a good eye. She knows I like to dress according to what I’m performing. Something like this would be perfect for singing “Can’t Wait” from my new album, Brave Williams. (It’s all about telling my …Read More »