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Inside Moroccan Hammams

Jul 28, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

What it is: Once a week, Moroccans gather at communal bath houses to engage in a traditional full-body cleansing. A Hammam (or public bath), is a time-honored cleansing ritual practiced in Eastern Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East.... Read More

The Magic of Micropigmentation aka Permanent Makeup

Jul 26, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

Laurie Lombardi, a Micropigmentation specialist of NYC, shares with us the inside scoop about her work. Laurie uses state-of-the-art, digital equipment, applying the latest and most precise techniques available. Considered a master in her field, Laurie offers a full spectrum of micropigmentation services.... Read More

Hair Care Products to Repair Summer Damage

Jul 25, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan

Hair takes a beating in the summer thanks to endless hours of fun in the sun. Chlorine, salt water, and UV rays can dry out hair, leaving it dull, brassy and lifeless well before Labor Day weekend. Looking to repair your tresses and add brilliant shine in no time? Well, you're in luck— as JustLuxe’s Sr. Fashion & Beauty Correspondent, I'm dishing on my top summer hair repair discoveries.... Read More

Krav Maga: The Official Martial Arts System of the Israeli Defense Forces

Jul 21, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

Krav Maga is a fighting martial art used by law enforcement, by the DEA, the FBI, the CIA and thousands upon thousands of civilians who want to turn mush into muscle and/or learn how to fend off would-be attackers.... Read More

Eyelash Extensions Go Glam With Xtreme Lashes

Jul 20, 2011  |   Contributor: Jennifer Chan  |  3 Comments

Love the look of fabulous, thick lashes, but intimidated by the hassle of applying convincing faux variations every time you want to amp up the glam factor? Look no further than Xtreme Lashes, a revolutionary new lash extension product that creates longer, thicker, more natural-looking lashes like you’ve never imagined!... Read More

Warrior II Pose: Virabhadrasana

Jul 19, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

Warrior II, evokes strength, power and control. This standing pose is named for a fierce warrior adorned in tigers' skin; standing strong with a thousand swords, a thousand heads, eyes, and feet. This strengthening pose is a chest opener and a full-body strengthener, especially beneficial for the abs, legs, and arms.... Read More

Five Nutrition Mistakes Even Smart Eaters Make

Jul 15, 2011  |   Contributor: Made Man  |  3 Comments

Against all odds, including the fact that KFC offers a bacon and cheese sandwich where the "bread" is two pieces of fried chicken, most people grasp the basics of nutrition: portion control, balanced diets, a vague notion that baby back ribs are not, by themselves, a food group.... Read More

Gucci Guilty Pour Homme Appeals to Thrill Seekers

Jul 13, 2011  |   Contributor: Shandana A. Durrani

We can be riddled with guilt and let it consume us. Or we can transform the negative emotion into something more positive. If you're the type of man who walks to the beat of his own drum, who does as he pleases with nary a thought to the consequences, Gucci Guilty Pour Homme may be the fragrance for you.... Read More

Mountain Pose: Tadasana

Jul 8, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne

This pose is kind of a conundrum... probably one of the most basic, yet often the most difficult to achieve. Oddly, we find it difficult to be still, controlled, patient. Mountain pose is rooted in stillness, control and deep breath awareness, while setting you up for many other postures.... Read More

Harmful Beauty Ingredients

Jul 6, 2011  |   Contributor: Stefanie Payne  |  1 Comment

We spend small fortunes on health and beauty care products – on average using at least 10 varieties every day. But did you know that the products you use to cleanse, soften and hydrate may contain harmful additives that cause long term damage to vital organs and your immune system?... Read More

The Best Self-Tanning Products

Jul 1, 2011  |   Contributor: Jason Campbell

Despite the alarming information and statistics regarding the risks and potential damage caused by excessive sun exposure, a rich golden tan is still a highly coveted summer trophy. And ironically, most people actually feel healthier with a bit of a sun tan.... Read More

 
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