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Fireplace Fun
Fireplace Fun
December 14, 2010

With only one week left till official winter, it’s officially time to come to terms with the fact that it’ll be too cold or snowy for most of us to want to leave our nice warm homes in the coming months (to all you Southern ladies: we’re jealous!). So build a fire and snuggle up with a significant other, your family... CONTINUE READING 11

Winter Hair Saver: Mizani Supreme Oil

Is the winter weather making you look like you came from the same salon as Russell Brand? Mizani has a brand-new product fresh from the vault to ease your icky, frizzy, staticky winter woes. Their Mizani Supreme Oil treatment contains eight natural oils and is silicon- and paraben-free to assure your hair stays long and healthy straight through to spring.... CONTINUE READING 7

Claudia Gets Fresh with Alina Roytberg

My first Fresh encounter was a few years ago when I got their Fig Apricot Eau de Parfum as a gift. My love of the scent, quality and packaging lured me into their SoHo boutique where I discovered Fresh's beautifully wrapped soaps. I don’t know if it's the sugar, lychee or sake they use in their products, but every “fresh” thing... CONTINUE READING 12

Thank Your Body with These Shower Musts

This Thanksgiving, it’s time to give your body thanks with some of our 2010 Beauty at Its Best Awards winners. There’s no better way to de-stress, relax and forget about a food hangover than with a good ol’ fashioned shower or bath. See some of my faves to give your body the kudos it deserves! Psst! Don’t forget to join us... CONTINUE READING 13

Beauty Bag

It’s a good thing we just announced our 2010 Beauty at Its Best Awards, because late fall and winter are when I need life-saving beauty products the most. So book a night in for DIY pampering with these delicious, good-enough-to-eat beauty and bath products. Your dry, crackling skin will love you for it, and you'll save some calories! Watch the video... CONTINUE READING 11


Whether you're buying a few pieces stat or making a wish list for the holidays, these finds will look great now and keep you warm all winter long. We haven't seen any flakes yet (knock on wood?!), so we'll stick with the "now" options for each piece. Oh, and don't miss a 2010 Beauty at Its Best Award winner that'll... CONTINUE READING 9


Winter means and holiday cheer, but unfortunately it can also mean and worse hand days. Wind and extreme cold can completely destroy hands, leaving them dry and cracked. Don’t hide in gloves and mittens all season long—protect and pamper your palms against the harsh winter weather with these miracle products (some of which are 2010... CONTINUE READING 15


Item Name: Preserves First Crush Grape Seed Age Protecting Lip Scrub Price: $24 Designer: 29 Cosmetics Where to Buy: 29 Cosmetics Why: Discover 29 Cosmetics, named after route 29 in Napa Valley/Wine Country. I am craving one of their best-sellers, Preserves First Crush Grape Seed Age Protecting Lip Scrub, since it's a wonderful treatment for chapped winter lips. -Claudia Chan GIRL TALK TIME: What products save... CONTINUE READING 19


It’s 11/11, and although I love my body, there’s something I’ve always wished for: skinny, cellulite-free legs. In 10th grade, my crush told me that I had a “badonkadonk” and then explained that it meant I had a big butt. I’ve been self-conscious about the whole butt/thigh area of my body ever since. It’s because my crush was right: I... CONTINUE READING 13


It’s beginning to feel a lot like winter…really? Yep, pretty soon, that white stuff is going to fall, the temps will hover near freezing and you’ll be holed up inside sipping cocoa by a crackling fire. But before you get all sentimental for that frigid season, be forewarned: Winter is not kind to your ‘do. Lucky for you, we’ve compiled... CONTINUE READING 11