Skincare

An Editor Goes Under a Laser for Skin Rejuvenation

Learn What Laser Genesis Can Do
Like most people, I have issues with my skin. If it's not one thing, it's another. Needless to say, such thinking explains why I'm always on the hunt for new treatments to either prevent breakouts, improve skin elasticity, or just leave my skin looking better in some way, shape, or form. Recently, I had the opportunity to experience Laser Genesis...

B. Bronz Clearly Bronz Makes Sunless Tanning Clean & Easy

New, residue-free service appeals to clients.
I love to be tan, but I also am well aware of the dangers of the sun, so instead of sporting a golden glow, I tend to look pretty pale most of the time. And while I know that sunless tanning is an ideal alternative, I dislike having the solution come off on my clothes and sheets, so I often...

How to Wax Like a Pro

Boom Boom Brow Bar owner provides handy tips.
While you may have a brow expert on staff at your spa, it never hurts to get some advice from a pro. As such, I wanted to pass along this handy chart from Malynda Vigliotti, owner of Boom Boom Brow Bar in New York City, who shapes more than 500 brows a month. She says she regularly fields questions from...

Repechage Dives Into Haircare

The skincare company known for its seaweed debuts a spa hair collection.
While I love the summer, it doesn’t do much for my hair. Because I tend to head outside when the weather heats up, the past couple months of sun, salt, chlorine, and heat have reduced my hair to a bit of a straw-like mess that I tend to just leave in a bun every day. So when I was invited...

Relieve Summer Woes with Aromatherapy

Aromandina provides tips for tackling summertime troubles.
Summer is, without a doubt, my favorite season. You won’t even hear me complaining (at least too much) about the blistering heat wave we’re suffering through on the East coast. Nonetheless, there are a few things I could live without—bugs, sticky sunscreen, sweat, the unpleasant smell of Manhattan in the summer, just to name a few. Thankfully, Aromandina ’s Cristina...

Hot New Wax Products

Check out these new waxing products.
In honor of our July issue, which has a focus on male waxing, we've compiled a list of some great new wax products. */ Amber Products Waxing System: 

 This new waxing system offers a safe and sanitary way to remove unwanted hair. It features an applicator head that is disposed after each client use and natural resin-based soft waxes...

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...

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...

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...

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