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Power Bobs with Panache at Andre Chreky in Washington, DC

April 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Women’s hair in Washington has always gotten a lot of attention−often of the misguided sort. In the classically male-dominated political game, ladies with clout tend to be picked apart for their coif more than their policies. Remember the hoopla over Sarah Palin’s big bangs and high-rise… (more)
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Waxes, Not Taxes, at Bliss in Washington, DC

March 5, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – Just like the federal budget, the spa culture in Washington, DC can seem perpetually out of balance, veering toward the formal and the stuffy at the expense of freewheeling leisure. But Bliss, a branch of the hip spa chain at the W Washington D.C., injects some… (more)
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Waxing Philosophical at Skin Beauty Lounge in Washington, DC

February 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – The old adage “beauty is only skin deep” is a lovely philosophical sentiment about the importance of one’s inner character over external appearance. But Skin Beauty Lounge, a sweet salon/spa in DC‘s Eastern Market neighborhood, puts an entirely different twist on the saying. It’s a place… (more)
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A Healthy Hideaway at Four Seasons Fitness Club and Spa in Washington, DC

February 6, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC, US – With all the high-profile wheeling-and-dealing that occurs in Washington, DC, it’s no surprise that politicos seek places to hide away from stress, special interests, and the prying eyes of journalists. In the past, this might have been actual hideaways (remember Marion Barry in the Ramada Inn?)… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: Facials at Four Seasons LA, Just in Time for Spring

March 19, 2013

LOS ANGELES, USA – The oh-so luxurious treatments at the Four Seasons Hotel Spa in Los Angeles are no doubt the cream of the crop for rejuvenating skin care (really? Caviar facials?), but it can be a bit tricky to soak in the benefits of a spa day when we’ve… (more)
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Tempting Tuesday: the Best of Bliss

August 21, 2012

NEW YORK, USA—Whether going back to school, a full-time work schedule, or simply welcoming fall, there’s nothing quite like a spa visit to get us ready for the next season. Booking a treatment at Bliss is a safe bet for fabulous beautifying services with a playful approach. We love… (more)
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Triage for travel-weary skin at Dermalogica Concept Space

April 9, 2010

SANTA MONICA, CA – One of the drawbacks of airline travel is the toll that it takes on my skin. Between the effects of the dehydrating air of the plane’s cabin and the less-than-flattering imprints from trying to sleep on those too-small in-flight pillows, I often arrive at my destination… (more)