Beauty

April 11, 2013 5:43 PM
A few years ago I heard about an archaeological dig in China that unearthed a Chinese woman in her fifties who was so well preserved by her...
April 5, 2013 12:20 AM
The problem with most age-defying lotions, creams and serums is that the molecules in most cosmoceuticals, like hyaluronic acid (a...
March 28, 2013 8:04 PM
For many years throughout my 20s and early 30s I worked as an herbalist (before becoming a shopping writer, natch) and have been interested...
March 21, 2013 9:10 PM
While it’s been my motto for many things throughout my life, it never occurred to me to fake it until I made it with exercise. Aside from...
March 18, 2013 5:05 PM
Everyone and their neighbor is in Hawaii right now, or getting ready to go. This is a blissful time of year if you're one of the lucky ones...
March 15, 2013 4:56 PM
Alderbrook is a magical resort and spa on the shores of Hood Canal—a northwesty haven only two hours from the city. If you're aching for a...
March 14, 2013 4:09 PM
I’m in to the “barely there” makeup look. It’s good day when I have a second to layer on mascara and apply some Burt’s Bees chap stick....
March 14, 2013 12:38 AM
With just about five weeks to go on my Earth Day 5k training, I’m racking up the miles. Just kidding, I’m kind of behind on my Couch...
March 6, 2013 6:02 PM
For those of you following my journey to train for the Seattle magazine Earth Day 5K on April 20 (my first 5K ever), or who have...
March 1, 2013 7:50 PM
Week two of my Earth Day 5K training is almost done (one more run on Saturday before week three begins technically) and I’ve learned a lot...
February 22, 2013 10:46 PM
Week one of my training for the Earth Day 5K went...MUCH better than expected. It was a mercifully gentle ramp-up that consisted of a...
jogging
February 18, 2013 7:04 PM
I love to eat and hate to exercise. That’s about it. That’s also why, suddenly at 40, I’m in dire need of a major attitude adjustment. So...
spa gifts for valentine's day
February 6, 2013 6:08 PM
Here’s a list of some sexy, soothing pampering packages at local spas: Alderbrook, a stunningly relaxing spot on Hood Canal, is offering...
February 6, 2013 5:12 PM
Save Your Sole consignment boutique and other Belltown/Midtown businesses have joined together in Belltown Unites, a partnership dedicated...
seattle sniffs
January 29, 2013 8:17 PM
Seattle has long been a hotbed of airplanes, coffee and technology, and now fragrance may be added to that illustrious list. Last summer,...