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 »
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 »
I consider myself a bit of a massage aficionado, so when I heard that app-driven “massage-on-demand” service Zeel had launched in Baltimore, I knew I had to try it. Same-day spa-quality rubdowns in the comfort of my apartment? My inner lazy girl rejoiced. As excited as I was, though, I …Read More »
Recently I was reading Mary Adelle’s “A Beginner’s Guide to Self-Care” on the STYLE website. She recommended Yoga with Adriene’s 30 Days of Yoga. The tip arrived at the right moment. Like a rubber band that dries out over time, losing elasticity, my body was becoming less strong and pliable. …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 »
I knew I was in for a treat when Alexa Miton, the flamenco teacher at Baltimore School of Dance, instructed me to wear a long, flowy skirt and heels to her Wednesday-evening class. I felt overdressed as I hustled down the Hampden street to the studio, but the feeling was …Read More »