Beauty

July 2, 2013 5:42 PM
No matter how often I apply and reapply sunscreen, all that exposure to the blaring sun takes its toll on my skin, reddening it like a...
June 7, 2013 4:20 PM
The men of Seattle have a new place to get gussied up. Bishops Barbershop, a Portland-based mini-chain opened their first Seattle location...
May 23, 2013 4:19 PM
Gary Manuel salons have been beautifying the people of Seattle since 1979 and on May 30, you’re invited to check out their newest Studio...
Olivine perfume seattle
May 9, 2013 11:23 PM
Longtime Seattle shoppers will remember Julie Merriman Wray as the proprietress of the now-mythic Olivine boutique that once graced Ballard...
May 2, 2013 5:57 PM
Tacomans! You’re loving life right now. Lush, that emporium of body care goodness is opening up in your mall. Very soon! In early May,...
April 11, 2013 5:43 PM
A few years ago I heard about an archaeological dig in China that unearthed a Chinese woman in her fifties who was so well preserved by her...
April 5, 2013 12:20 AM
The problem with most age-defying lotions, creams and serums is that the molecules in most cosmoceuticals, like hyaluronic acid (a...
March 28, 2013 8:04 PM
For many years throughout my 20s and early 30s I worked as an herbalist (before becoming a shopping writer, natch) and have been interested...
March 21, 2013 9:10 PM
While it’s been my motto for many things throughout my life, it never occurred to me to fake it until I made it with exercise. Aside from...
March 18, 2013 5:05 PM
Everyone and their neighbor is in Hawaii right now, or getting ready to go. This is a blissful time of year if you're one of the lucky ones...
March 15, 2013 4:56 PM
Alderbrook is a magical resort and spa on the shores of Hood Canal—a northwesty haven only two hours from the city. If you're aching for a...
March 14, 2013 4:09 PM
I’m in to the “barely there” makeup look. It’s good day when I have a second to layer on mascara and apply some Burt’s Bees chap stick....
March 14, 2013 12:38 AM
With just about five weeks to go on my Earth Day 5k training, I’m racking up the miles. Just kidding, I’m kind of behind on my Couch...
March 6, 2013 6:02 PM
For those of you following my journey to train for the Seattle magazine Earth Day 5K on April 20 (my first 5K ever), or who have...
March 1, 2013 7:50 PM
Week two of my Earth Day 5K training is almost done (one more run on Saturday before week three begins technically) and I’ve learned a lot...