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Beauty Archive

February 28, 2005
Mood Lighting

Winter’s gloom gives way to the shimmering tones of spring.

January 10, 2005
Recovery Plan

I overdid it during the holidays, but I’m too busy to take a break. How can I fake a weekend in St. Barts?

December 20, 2004
Treat Me Right

I just can’t make it through the holidays without all the treats—pumpkin pie, cranberry sauce, chocolate, the works. I’m pretty sure that calories don’t travel through pores—is there some other way to get my seasonal fix?

November 29, 2004
Putting It All Together

Luxurious beauty products seem like a pretty safe holiday bet—who wouldn’t like a basket of beautiful soaps? I don’t want to send just anything, though. What’s luxe and prepacked?

November 15, 2004
Fiscal Therapy

I hate spending hundreds on a day at the spa only to be disappointed, but I’m wary of those dirty massage chairs on Prince Street. I’m willing to give up luscious, La Mer–stocked locker rooms, but I want my services to be solid. Where can you get a deal in this town?

November 1, 2004
Flaking Out

I don’t care about early sunsets in fall. But when the heat comes on, my skin goes reptilian. What can I do to stay soft in the face of my hissing radiator?

October 25, 2004
Nip Tuck?

Enough with the Botox, the fillers, the $500 Clé de Peau. I’m going for the real deal: plastic surgery—on my face. How can I minimize post-op bloat, when my face will be as big as Rush Limbaugh’s and my skin will be itchy?

October 18, 2004
Leg Work

My tan is pretty much gone. How can I keep my bare legs from looking pasty or, worse, webbed with veins? I’d rather not resort to stockings until the windchill leaves me no choice.

September 20, 2004
Step Back

The archetypal eighties fitness class returns to New York gyms.

August 23, 2004
Terminally Beautiful

Weary travelers, rejoice: Suddenly, JFK has two spas.

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