January 01, 2011
Jaime Luckey

Thankfully, and obnoxiously, depending on the day, I was born with a thick head of hair. No matter how many clumps I wipe out of the shower, sweep from the bathroom floor and vacuum from the rug, my head will never run out of hair, knock on wood. Fantastic news! The not so fantastic news is the maintenance thick hair requires washing, blowing...

January 01, 2011
Missy James

Ladies, as you know, waxing is painful. No matter from where the hair is removed – eyebrows, bikini line, upper lip or beyond, you can’t escape an appointment without pain. Wouldn’t it be great to lessen said pain? No-Scream Cream is the answer.

A topical anesthetic, No-Scream Cream claims to reduce the pain of waxing by nearly 80...

October 01, 2010
Missy James

Waxing is part of the female grooming regime that, while necessary, is a service often scheduled begrudgingly. Let’s face it: letting someone rip hair out of your body hurts. Period. Naturally, the location of said hair rippage determines the pain level and, over time, one becomes accustomed to the yank. Still, a waxing appointment is never a...

October 01, 2010
Ashley Hesseltine

(Behold Before and After shots of my visit to Dragonfly Salon and Spa Sentio)

Nothing gives a girl a confidence boost like getting her hair and makeup professionally done. And, nothing makes a girl more excited for a date than feeling confident. Sooooo….why not get your hair and makeup done before every date? Oh, because you don’t...

May 02, 2010
Jaime Luckey

Somehow, growing up, I missed the pre-teen lesson about how to properly apply make-up. That isn’t to say I have no clue about what I’m doing, but I could use a refresher. Enter make-up artist and lash extension stylist Raney O’Keefe, an expert in her field and also a teacher of sorts. She provides individual make-up lessons that teach women how...

April 02, 2010
Missy James

“I won’t make you get on your hands and knees,” she said, leading me into the comfortable ambiance of her procedure room softly lit and filled with the low musical sounds of crashing waves.

What a relief, I thought, and an unpleasant reminder of my first Brazilian experience nearly two years prior—an experience I planned to never repeat...

April 01, 2010
Andrea Haney Mi...

Tis’ the season for “spring fever”—time to crank up your exercise routine to make up for procrastinating during the winter months. Spring break or no spring break, this time of year gets everyone thinking about the next cycle of mother nature—swimsuit season. With all of the time and energy you’ll spend at the gym, how do you ensure that your...