In a world that is constantly being rocked with painful events, it’s more important than ever to be kind to and gentle with your body, mind, spirit and, of course, your fellow beings. That’s why I decided to begin this new column. We’re all in this heartbreaking, joyful, angry, confusing, …Read More »
In my Irish clan, we’ll occasionally Irish step dance at weddings and funerals. But, recently, all on my own and a bit tentative-feeling, I went square dancing. I opened the doors to Mobtown Ballroom in Pigtown, and was hit with the power of fun. A bluegrass band was going full …Read More »
Good lord, it’s hot. And I don’t know about you, but as temperatures climb…well, I sweat. When summer descends upon Baltimore, there’s just no stopping it, and I’ve learned from extensive trial and slick error that unless I’m willing to forego makeup entirely (I’m not), a solid and streamlined protocol …Read More »
Now that we’ve had a taste of the heat and humidity to come this summer, I must confess that my resolve to forego self-tanners in favor of embracing and enhancing my paleness has been tested; there’s nothing like the first exposure of months-undisplayed limbs to make a lady rethink her …Read More »
Calling all queen bees! Owings Mills’ Waxing Kara, a provider of honey and wax-based home, kitchen and beauty products, will open the doors to its Honey House tonight at 5:30. Though the brick-and-mortar has been open for a few months in the Metro Centre, tonight’s event serves as the official …Read More »
Just weeks after opening a branch in Harbor East, Warby Parker has announced its involvement with Vision for Baltimore, an initiative to provide vision screening and correction for City kids in elementary and middle school. The initiative was co-created by Johns Hopkins, the Baltimore City Public School System, the Baltimore …Read More »
Pop the Champagne (Skip the Tanning this Spring) Aesthetician Arika Casebolt shares advice for enhancing your skin's health and shine this season.
This is the most schizophrenic spring that our charmed metropolis has experienced in my memory. Just when I put away my furry hats and snuggly mittens, the mercury plummets and I’ve got to haul them all back out. Always readily accessible, though, is my ridiculously corpulent makeup arsenal–it’s all right …Read More »
“Something important happened here,” Morgan Dixon proclaimed to the Baltimore audience gathered for her Light City U health innovation talk Wednesday morning at the Pier V Hotel. Before Dixon took to the stage, wearing a blazer, jeans and a massive fro, an eight minute video introduced us to GirlTrek, the …Read More »
Gym with a Mission Missionfit Baltimore gives kids a place to work out, and work out their feelings.
At first glance, this nonprofit’s airy industrial space—located above a body shop in Remington—seems a readymade haven for hip caffeine-seekers, line-editing their newest screenplays and chatting about the new exhibit at the Visionary Arts Museum. It’s a neat surprise to find the walls lined with dumbbells, certified Crossfit coaches playing a …Read More »
Forget the lotion—oil might be your favorite new face-saving potion. 1. Lancome Visionnaire Nuit Beauty Sleep Perfector turns from gel to non-greasy oil as you apply it, leaving skin more pert and pores less visible in the a.m. ($88, ulta.com) 2. Drenched in vitamin E and essential fatty acids, Josie Maran …Read More »