Beauty & Wellness

Worldly Respite

Looking for an exotic spa experience, but hate to fly? The Spa @ PGA National Resort should be your next stop.

Clean Start

A great look starts with the right foundation — and no, we’re not talking makeup. Use one of these luxury cleansers to start your skin off at its best.

Yoga Therapy

This season stay balanced and smiling by quickly escaping to a yoga class that promises to realign your mind, body & soul — with a few surprises mixed in.

Ticker Time

Did you know you can cut your risk of heart disease by upward of 80% by making simple lifestyle choices? Here are 10 things Dr. Jonathan Fialkow, Medical Director of Clinical Cardiology for Baptist Cardiac & Vascular Institute and Cardiology Director of the Chest Pain Center at Baptist Hospital recommends you do to help keep your heart going pitter-patter.

Savvy Allure

Let technology help you be even more gorgeous. The following apps will not only enhance your already good looks, but will make downtime spent playing on your phone or tablet even more entertaining.

Effective Fitness

Mary Poppins once touted the importance of finding the element of fun…and with these trendy fitness classes, you’re sure to stop dreading getting into shape.

GYM DAY

One man decides it’s time to get into shape. But instead of working up a sweat, he works his mouth and is forced to exercise his brain and ponder the very meaning of life.

Runway Hair

Humidity can really do a number on hairstyles. Here are some ideas inspired by NY Fashion Week’s Spring 2014 runways that should hold up in the heat for months to come, no matter what you’re wearing.

Skin Interest

Of the 1,400 sunscreens reviewed by The Environmental Working Group (EWG) last year, only a quarter of them were found to provide adequate protection. Make sure yours is not part of that small fraction with these picks.

CURVE APPEAL

Learn to enjoy your “custard curves” in the city — any city — while keeping from permanently falling off the wellness wagon and enjoying the ride every step of the way.

Hot To Trot

We’ve uncovered the latest products and procedures sure to keep you youthful & stunning without going under the knife in a city where beauty abounds.

Brushed Off

Salma Hayek, Molly Sims and Stacey Keibler all do it. What is it? It’s the ancient art of skin brushing. And in the summer, it’s a simple, easy way to get sexy skin.

Spiritual Retreat

Spirituality is all about connecting — to oneself, to each other and to the universe. Owner & Founder of The Center Of Grace and Dream Coach at The Standard, Jennifer Grace, shares 12 ways to get back to homebase and reconnect with the forces around you.

Hair Repair

If you’ve been searching for an eco-friendly, chemical-free solution for damaged hair, look no further. Josie Maran uses plant-based oils and extracts to create an indulgent hair experience.

MIRACLE OIL

Coconut oil has been getting a lot of attention lately. Mostly because it’s become the ‘go-to’ beauty product for celebrities. So although we all know that coconut oil is great for digestion and weight loss, here are 10 other unusual things you can do with it.

LIFE promise

A wellness company with offices in Miami and Denver, VowTo inspires women to lead balanced and conscious lives through gifts, weekly lessons and these 4 tips — because you only live once. Want more tips? Visit VowTo.com.

Calm Living

Want to improve your health and maintain a well-balanced lifestyle? Put yourself in the right places and surround yourself with like-minded people to change your mindset about fitness.

Body Beautiful

It’s a rare person who doesn’t have a little fat around their middle that they would like to get rid of. Fortunately, in the last couple of years there has been new technology that has been FDA-approved to specifically address this concern.

Periodontal Solutions

Are you self-conscious because your gums are receding or uneven? The gums and teeth may require cosmetic and corrective treatment for several reasons throughout our lives.

Yoga Life

Everyone knows how amazing yoga is for flexibility and stress-control. But here are some incredible health benefits of this practice that most people might not be aware of.

Sayonara, Halitosis

There’s nothing more embarrassing that living with bad breath, but fortunately, you don’t have to. Here are a few natural remedies that will kick halitosis to the curb.

All In The Eyes

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul. But they also provide the keys to aging. Trick the hands of time with the latest products from La Prairie sure to have you looking 10 years younger in no time.

Love Moves

You don’t have to spend endless hours at the gym to burn fat and kick-start your metabolism. It may come as a pleasant surprise to find out that hanging out with your loved one is actually doing that for you.

SKIN’S IN

What would you do for healthier, younger-looking skin with a flawlessly rosy complexion? Now there’s no jumping through beauty hurdles. Dermarose has harnessed the benefits of the Swiss Rose Stem Cells into a supremely hydrating, anti-aging face cream.

Revitalizing Reload

Things blossom in spring, so why are you feeling like your skin is dull, dehydrated and stuck back in winter? Time to rev up and revitalize with this duo of products sure to have you looking your best all year round.

Body Balance

Discover a few activities that engage the body & mind to bring balance and strength to your fitness endeavors and get your soul soothed to the core.

SUN SALUTATIONS

Living in South Florida, we all have a high risk of excessive sun exposure. Over time, the sun’s ultraviolet rays change the skin, causing wrinkles, brown spots and, more importantly, increasing the risk for a variety of skin cancers to develop.

Alternative Athletics

Summer is around the corner and we all want to look our best. But honestly, doing cardio is so yesterday! These fun and innovative alternatives are sure to make you break a sweat without killing you of boredom.

Skin Deep

With age comes wisdom, and some undesired consequences to our skin. It loses its luster, may start to sag, and lines and wrinkles will inevitably start to develop. These changes depend on genetics, sun exposure, smoking history, health status and other considerations.

The Beauty Vault

From treatments you can find right around the corner to out-of-this-world products you can add to your beauty arsenal, this round-up will have you looking like a million bucks without breaking the bank.

Crystal Healing

Crystals have been catching everyone’s attention lately — because honestly, nothing can spice up an outfit like a beautiful Rose Quartz necklace or a Tiger Eye’s ring. But learning about these beauties and their healing and cleansing properties is complicated. This short guide is sure to clean things up for you, pun intended.

Belles & Whistles

Be the belle of the ball by bringing forth dewy, youthful skin this summer with a repair cream that will drench your face in radiance while eliminating lines and pesky wrinkles so that your true beauty is exalted.

Pretty Busy

It’s not easy finding balance between being a dazzling lady and a businesswoman. That’s why having access to products and services that make life glamorous, but easy to maneuver, should be right up every gal’s bewitching alley.

New You

Miami Spa Month — which is actually two months running from July 1-Aug. 31 — was created as a time to de-stress and rejuvenate. With that in mind, we asked Carillon Hotel & Spa Medical Director Dr. Karen Koffler, M.D., for her favorite options.

Scarlet Fever

There’s nothing more alluring than a red pout — so all that is left to decide on is what color of crimson calls to you — and who you’ll let steal a kiss.

Body & Carita

Carita Paris’ new Haute Beaute Corps is a 3-step smoothing, slimming and firming body program. Get rid of those unpleasant dimples that go by the name of cellulite and make way for a slimmer, leaner bod.

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Improved Perfection

Grand Banks yachts are iconic due to classic looks, practical design and the ability to go as far as the owner cares to venture. The new GB 54 does all that, while managing to sneak in a few high-tech improvements.

Bold Perspective

Showcasing a breath of fresh air, colors and textures combine to show fun and high-energy looks.