Archive for the ‘Spa & Beauty’ Category

Beauty in the City: A Facial For Your Feet

Beauty in the City: A Facial For Your Feet
by Holly Corbett LG Executive Editor Whether your feet are calloused from hiking up and down seemingly endless subways stairs, or feeling flaky from heated indoor air, you can get baby-soft soles with the Foot Patrol Pedicure at Bliss 49. Located inside the still-trendy W Hotel (there’s a cozy...
February 22nd, 2010 | City Travel, Hotels & Resorts, New York City, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Beauty in the City: The Best Bikini Wax

Beauty in the City: The Best Bikini Wax
by Holly Corbett LG Executive Editor Whether you have a romantic weekend ahead or are planning a beach getaway, removing unwanted hair leaves skin feeling smooth (and you feeling sexy). One of my favorite places to go in the city is Shobha on Madison Avenue right next door to the Four Seasons. The salon...
February 19th, 2010 | City Travel, New York City, Spa & Beauty, Travel Products & Services | Read More

New Year’s Eve in Upstate New York

New Year’s Eve in Upstate New York
Wine. Chocolate. Music. I’ll be surrounding myself with a few of my favorite things, and more importantly, some of my favorite people, to start off 2010 right. I was looking for someplace cozy and festive, and decided to go to a New Year’s Eve bash at Mirbeau Inn & Spa in the Finger Lakes...
January 23rd, 2010 | Food & Wine, Hotels & Resorts, New York State, Parties, Festivals & Events, Spa & Beauty | Read More

3 Places to Get Beautiful on New York’s UES

3 Places to Get Beautiful on New York’s UES
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor ***** Manhattan’s Upper East Side is known for its Museum Mile, the luxury shops lining Fifth Avenue, and historic hotels offering white-glove service like the Carlyle. You don’t have to be part of the cast of The Real Housewives of New York City to...
January 22nd, 2010 | City Travel, New York City, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Best NYC Spas: Mama Spa in the LES

Best NYC Spas: Mama Spa in the LES
By Jennifer Baggett LG Executive Editor ***** When it comes to Manhattan’s Lower East Side, there are certain images that instantly come to mind: Tourists fighting over the most authentic looking “Praado” and “Louis Fuax-tton” bags on Canal Street. Pastrami sandwiches stacked...
November 25th, 2009 | New York City, Spa & Beauty | Read More

Lost Girls Spa Review: Skana

Lost Girls Spa Review: Skana
By Holly Corbett LG Executive Editor I usually equate casinos more with the smell of cigarettes and flashing lights than with the smell of sage and bubbling mineral baths, but I experienced both at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, New York. Run by the Oneida Indian Nation, their spa named...
November 3rd, 2009 | New York State, Spa & Beauty | Read More

The Lost Girls Travel Beauty Awards

The Lost Girls Travel Beauty Awards
You don’t want to have to carry an arsenal of beauty products to look chic when you’re on the road. Still, it feels good to slather on your favorite lotion when dry airplane air leaves your skin feeling like an alligator’s, or to swipe on peachy blush when your face looks drawn from...
October 9th, 2009 | Shopping & Style, Spa & Beauty, Travel Products & Services | Read More

On-the-go beauty: How to Clean Up Your Act

On-the-go beauty: How to Clean Up Your Act
By Patty Hodapp LG Travel Lifestyle Editor It’s basically unavoidable: That icky, slightly grimy feeling you get after sitting inside of a sealed and pressurized airplane cabin (or a bus, or train) for hours on end. No matter how well you try to moisturize before leaving, or how well you try to...
September 21st, 2009 | Spa & Beauty, Travel Products & Services | Read More

Lost in Costa Rica: Earth Friendly Pampering

Lost in Costa Rica: Earth Friendly Pampering
Last month, I traveled to Costa Rica for an extended getaway with my boyfriend Jeff before he left for law school. We decided to combine our adventure with a long-overdue Pressner family vacation-and I recently wrote about that experience for our good friends at Jaunted.com. I’ll also be sharing...
September 14th, 2009 | Costa Rica, Hotels & Resorts, Spa & Beauty | Read More

No-Fuss Hair On The Road

No-Fuss Hair On The Road
My hair isn’t exactly curly or straight, but somewhere in between. To tame frizz and look more polished, I blow dry it smooth with a curl brush and then use a flat iron for shine. When I went on a cruise to the Bahamas this week, I didn’t want to load down my suitcase with a hair dryer,...
August 14th, 2009 | Extras, New York City, Spa & Beauty | Read More