These new spas, treatments, and products will help put a spring in your step this summer.
What: A whimsical and trendy spa that provides luxury with a twist
Think: 5,107 square feet of tension-fighting facilities, featuring four movie-while-you-manicure nail stations, nine treatment rooms, an in-spa beauty store, and men’s and women’s lounges
Where: W Dallas-Victory
When: June 2006
Special touch: Great views of downtown Dallas and the spa’s infamous brownie buffet featuring Texas-size brownies
What: A transformational mind-body spa and fitness center that hails from Manhattan
Think: 10,000 square feet of serenity now— yoga, Core Fusion toning classes, poolside cabana massages, and well-being services
Where: Hotel Palomar
When: September 2006
We can’t wait to try: The Acu-Lift Facial that uses acupuncture to improve muscle tone and diminish fine lines, wrinkles, puffy eyes, and dark circles
Nail Bar at The Village
What: Nail spa providing treatments for maintaining healthy and beautiful hands and feet
Think: The “bar” part means you can partake of some wine with that pedi.
Where: The Village at Colleyville
Safety first: Pipeless pedicure chairs and sterilization procedures ensure a healthy spa experience.
Park Cities Skin Care
What: Dr. Vinita Schroeder teamed up with Parisian dermatologist and gerontologist Maurice Dray to bring Dallasites a nonsurgical facelift technique called Mesolift.
Think: A series of painless injections of an antioxidant cocktail (vitamins, hyaluronic and amino acids, and minerals) into the dermal layer of the skin improves elasticity, tone, and appearance for a more youthful complexion.
Cost: $250–$300 per treatment or six treatments for $1,500
Les Salons De Beaute owners—and mother and daughter—Lily Trieu and Tama Tran recently launched Lily Dermaceutical, a cosmeceutical line of skin care products. The medical-grade botanical blends were created using cutting-edge technology that helps protect and nourish even the most sun-exposed skin this summer. $12-$35. Available at Les Salons De Beaute, 14902 Preston Rd., Ste. 506. 972-503-9912.
Pretty pink pouts and sweet scents signify summer. From potions to powders, everything’s coming up roses.
|Photo: Marc Montoya/Ka Yeung Studio|
1. Burberry Delicately Floral body lotion ($36/Burberry, NorthPark) 2. Elemis Gentle Rose Exfoliator ($38/Nordstrom, NorthPark) 3. Gianna Rose Atelier Rose & Gardenia Soap Petals ($20-$30/Stanley Korshak) 4. Shiseido perfecting lipstick in Nuance Rose ($22/Sephora, Galleria Dallas) 5. Sheer Stella by Stella McCartney eau de toilette ($49/Neiman Marcus Downtown) 6. Molton Brown Heavenly Gingerlily and Tuber Rose air lights ($39/ Neiman Marcus, NorthPark) 7. Tropez Flower Pot lip gloss in Bird of Paradise ($2/Walgreens) 8. Sephora blush in Rose d’Or ($10/Sephora, Galleria Dallas)
You Glow, Girl
Get a youthful glow with a pale palette and a berry-stained pout.
|Photo: Bode Helm|
Shine this summer with a pale palette and berry-stained pout. Sara Domi, local makeup artist and national cosmetic director for Toni & Guy, created this simple but sultry look by using a highlighting powder (all over face, upper lid, and collar bone), golden cream shadow, pink cream blush, and a berry-tinted lip color with a dab of clear gloss. Pull hair back or to the side in a tousled bun or chic chignon to complete the carefree look.
Ali is wearing Bed Head Cyberoptics white shadow (as highlighter), eye shadow base, Player blush in Shyness, Eyes Love It black mascara, Decaf lip liner, Loyalty lipstick, and clear gloss, available at Toni & Guy locations (www.toniandguy.com). David Yurman 18-karat gold and rose quartz ring with pave diamonds ($4,900) available at David Yurman, NorthPark.