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New York City's Hyatt 48 Lex Introduces Glamping

Discover Where You Can Camp Under the NYC Skyline?
Although I love to occasionally "rough it," I must admit I have become accustomed to the finer things in life, and by that, I mean hot showers and clean sheets. Needless to say, I was extremely excited to hear about the Suite Glamping Package (starting at $509 per night) from Hyatt 48 Lex (New York City). The package includes accommodation...

Men's Cosmetics Market Booms

An L.A. Times articles reports on the booming popularity of skincare for guys.
My dear friend Michael Bruggeman, founder and president of Organic Male OM4 , has always been a proponent of men’s skincare. In fact, we recently had dinner together and talked about how the market for men’s skincare has grown and changed. So when he passed along an article from the Los Angeles Times , “ Market booms for men's cosmetics...

OPI Introduces Spider-Man Inspired Designs

Give Your Clients a Manicure Worthy of a Summer Blockbuster
I've always been a big movie buff, which is why none of my friends were surprised when I ended up celebrating my birthday with a Grease-themed party. If anything, I was the one who was surprised by how much everyone embraced the theme and came decked out in their best Greaser and Pink Lady gear. This summer, it seems that...

A Recipe for Sexy Summer Legs

Viceroy Riviera Maya spa director offers tempting tips.
For most people, winter is the time for dry, scaly skin. Most people, however, don’t work in my office building, where the temperature is kept at a sub-zero level all summer long. As such, I have a mini-space heater under my desk to keep me warm from June to August. While it does the job of heating up my office,...

American Academy of Dermatology Shares How to Get the Most Out of Your Skincare Products

Learn How to Make Skincare Product More Effective
Although I'm pretty low-maintenance when it comes to my skincare routine, I have to admit that I'm sometimes a bit baffled by the overwhelming number of products some regimens involve. As a creature of habit, I'm pretty good about applying various creams and serums in the proper order. However, for those not quite so regimented, you may want to share...

Celebrate National Candy Month with Jane Iredale's Candy-Inspired Lip Treats

Want to Satisfy Your Clients' Sweet Tooth this Month?
Ignorance is bliss, at least that is what I told myself when I found out June is National Candy Month. Had I known earlier in the month, I probably would have used the knowledge to rationalize eating everything sweet in sight. Now that I know, it's going to take all my will power to resist the candy-filled vending machine down...

Threading Versus Waxing?

Boom Boom Brow owner weighs in for wax.
When it comes to hair removal, I’ve pretty much tried it all on my brows. In my opinion, waxing seems to be the best option. It’s speedy, it’s accurate, and it seems to hurt less than some of the other choices, like threading. Malynda Vigliott, owner of Boom Boom Brow Bar (New York City), wholeheartedly agrees. “Most people turn to...

W Fort Lauderdale Blissguy Competition Goes In Search of the Perfect Guy

Wanted: A Hunky Hottie to be Crowned the Next Blissguy Fort Lauderdale
This month, men certainly get their share of attention. Although Father's Day is over and Men's Health Month is winding down, Bliss is giving 10 to 20 well-groomed and well-spoken guys the chance to compete for the Blissguy Fort Lauderdale crown. Casting calls will take place June 23, from 1pm to 4pm, at the Original Penguin Store located at the...

Norvell Pres Responds to ABC Sunless Tanning Episode

Rick Norvell clears up some misconceptions about sunless tanning.
The anticipated ABC story on spray tanning safety has now been aired. I expect there will be many thoughtful responses to the story from the spray tanning industry and the cosmetics industry in the coming days correcting the many errors in the report and providing incontrovertible evidence of the safety of spray tanning. For the present, however, I would like...

Golden Door Spa Gives Men a Break In Honor of Men's Health Month

Discover How One Spa is Celebrating Men's Health Month
With Father's Day fast approaching, it's not surprising to find many spas rolling out the red carpet for their male clientele. The Waldorf Astoria Naples's Golden Door Spa is honoring men for another reason, Men's Health Month . To mark the occasion, male guests can enjoy a 10 percent discount on all spa treatments through June 30. They can even...