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 »
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 »
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 »
“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 »
Patch Work A beautiful beauty reporter looks into the latest nonsurgical therapy to revive her aging eyes.
My dark eyes are my favorite feature, so as I’ve aged I’ve babied them with every new miracle cream I can get my hands on. When I heard about dEp Eye Patch Technology, a new noninvasive method of delivering highly potent Liquid Gold Vitamin C+ infusing serum into the skin surrounding the …Read More »
Out, Damned Spot STYLE’s editor-in-chief is a spread-thin mom in her early 40s who seeks an easy way to look fresher and brighter.
On an especially sunny day, I’m studying my pale face in the mirror as I chat on the phone with my art director, Kim. “Who’s this spotted older lady staring back at me?” I ask Kim. Sure, I’m losing collagen like all women over 30. But smile wrinkles and skin …Read More »
I’ve struggled with acne for more than a decade. As a teenager, it was excruciating but expected—even the most fresh-faced girls in my classes had the occasional blemish—but now, in my early 20s, it’s just embarrassing. Not only is the condition unsightly, it makes me look younger than I am, …Read More »
Bold brows are having a major moment. The over-plucked arches of the early aughts are ancient history, and up-and-comers like Cara Delevingne and Zendaya have ushered in a new look that’s striking, face-framing … and nearly impossible to replicate without the aid of a makeup tutorial. I’m none too handy …Read More »
Some aspects of growing older are awesome. You know yourself and understand others better; you’re better equipped to handle life’s challenges. The physical effects of aging are less desirable. The ravages of time and misspent youth (and misspent, er, not-so-youth), of sun and environmental damage, all have consequences, and before …Read More »
I haven’t worn fake nails since prom. But when I heard about City Nails & Spa’s celebrity clientele—Lorde got some “pointies” there—my girlie curiosity was piqued. I made an appointment and decided: I’m getting stiletto nails. The space: City Nails & Spa is clean and contemporary—fairly typical in layout, the …Read More »