Make the Most of Au Naturel Nails … Here’s How 

July 20, 2020

With nail salons being closed across the city, we are all more aware of what our nails might be telling us about our health. 

The Closet Cure for the COVID Blues

July 9, 2020

Did you know that you can change how you feel by changing what you wear? Or that how you feel can affect both your behavior and how others respond to you? 

Did you know that you can change how you feel by changing what you wear? Or that how you feel can affect both your behavior and how others respond to you? 

Did You Take Your Daily Vitamin D — for Dog?

January 24, 2019

The Journal of Scientific Reports published a study of 3.4 million people that found that dog ownership is linked to a longer life.

4 Dazzling Holiday Nail Designs

November 21, 2018

The most wonderful time of year is here, so this can only mean one thing: holiday festivities. What better time than now to upgrade your manicure game? Shine Bright This Holiday Season Your party dress is picked out — with matching shoes — and your hair appointment scheduled. You know your fingers will be front […]

Activated Charcoal: Ancient Ingredient, Modern Skin Care

October 24, 2018

Activated charcoal is one of the world’s oldest detoxification remedies, used in Ayurveda and Chinese medicine to flush out harmful toxins. The ancient Egyptians and the Greeks recommended it as a multi-purpose antidote to poison and disease. Hospital emergency rooms find it effectively treats alcohol poisoning and drug overdoses, since it helps prevent absorption from […]

The Power of a Well-Groomed Brow

September 19, 2018

Eyes may be the windows of the soul, but, let’s face it, eyebrows are the window dressing. Eyebrows also serve the function of filtering dust, dirt and sweat that might get in our eyes— in addition to the social significance of emotional expression and facial recognition. Even if you weren’t born with enviable brows, are […]

Rock Therapy: The Power of Stones

August 8, 2018

We are familiar with the need to eat enough fruits and vegetables. The right nutrition not only keeps us well, but can help heal our bodies when they are out of balance. But I want to discuss another source of energy from the earth: rocks. Yes, you heard that right … rocks. Minerals and crystals […]

Powerlifting: The Fountain of Youth Within

July 10, 2018

Everyone is looking for the silver bullet of longevity — the special diet, supplement, medication, activity or procedure to slow down the hands of time. Rather than looking for the next best thing out there, we should be looking within. The human body is one of the most amazing pieces of machinery that exists. Pushing […]

Helios Laser Center Shines

June 20, 2018

Helios Laser Center, a brand-new, state-of-the-art practice, has opened at 4900 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Suite 320, in Friendship Heights. The center is owned and operated by Suzy French, a nurse practitioner experienced with many different types of lasers. Helios offers Universal Intense Pulse Light (IPL) treatments, ResurFX for superficial scarring and Nd:YAG for hair removal, […]

Regain Your Footing With Reflexology

May 2, 2018

Reflexology is a complementary therapy, based on the premise that there are zones and reflex areas in the feet which, like a map, correspond to all body parts. The physical act of applying specific pressures, using thumb, finger and hand techniques, results in stress reduction, causing a physiological change in the body.Complementary therapies are used […]