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And we have the experts to make sure you feel that way. From skincare to haircare, from makeup to makeovers, our amazing aestheticians and local boutique owners know the latest and greatest products and advanced techniques to let your beauty shine through.


6 Reasons You’re *Still* Breaking Out (and What You Can Do About It)

It’s a challenge I’ve struggled with for the past 10 years and it’s increasingly affecting middle aged women: adult female acne is on the rise. While there are various factors that contribute to […]

One Love Organics…Not Just for Hippies

Okay, maybe “hippies” is the wrong word, but it seems like there is still a divide in the cosmetics world between chemical believers and natural-or-bust customers. Over the past 18 years, I have […]

What Is Glycolic Acid and Why Do I Need It?

You’ve heard of it, you may even be scared to introduce it into your skincare regimen. The word acid automatically makes you nervous, but the truth is almost anyone can use glycolic acid. […]

2nd Annual Uptown Block Party!

Last year saw such a large influx of new businesses to the 1000, 1100, and 1200 blocks of King St. that we had to celebrate with the first ever Uptown Block Party. That […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 22, 2018

How Alicia does leopard, Elizabeth as a dress, Meaghan’s newest, favorite-est bangle, Amy breaks out beyond blue, Angela’s latest hair product obsession, and Celeste’s boot for the practical fashionista, all in this week’s […]

Should You Be Using a Hyaluronic Acid Serum?

When customers come in to the store and say their skin feels dry, they are desperate for a new moisturizer and are generally looking for a new cream. But can a cream really […]

Lips & Brows with the OGs

I’ve got a funny story to tell you about when I was at a styling event with Rosana of DC Style Factory back in the spring. It goes like this:   Rosana: Elizabeth, […]

Meet the Makeup Artists

Many of you have yet to meet my two new amazing makeup artists. Talented artists who freelance for some of the biggest names in the industry, I only have each of them one […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 15, 2018

It doesn’t get more varied than gourmet martini olives, pink pom-poms, and bath bombs that don’t leave the tub a mess, but that’s the range of fun stuff we’ve got for you in […]

Taking Time for Me (Because If I Don’t, I Will Lose It!)

Women tend to put everyone else before themselves. Moms put their kids before themselves every day. Other women put their jobs and their friends’ needs above their own. It’s a strange, innate desire […]

Buh-Bye, Red: Fabulous Nail Colors for Fall

Many of you know that if I have a manicure, my nails are probably red. For about three years, every time I went to the nail salon, I chose red. I would bring […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 8, 2018

Whether a lush fabric adapted for everyday living, an earring with a tiny bit of bling, cosmetic bags that meet both form and function, and caps dedicated to the daily walk with your […]

Fall is Here! Beauty Events Begin Again.

The past couple of days have been glorious if not almost…foreign. What is that large round, glowing thing in the sky? It’s so bright my eyes hurt, but it feels soooo good. It’s […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of October 1, 2018

Statement pieces aren’t just for special occasions. This week’s top picks elevate the everyday, from an artistic top, to too cute mommy and me wear, from a clutch that can go casual, to […]

Coming Soon: Surratt Beauty (!!!!!)

Apprentice to the late, legendary makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin, Troy Surratt has “grown up” to become one of the beauty industry’s most well respected makeup masters. His gorgeous cosmetics line features vivid pigments […]

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