Health, Beauty & Fitness

When Aspirin Isn’t Enough: Finding a Solution to Back and Neck Pain

Northwest Spine Center offers quality, personalized care to finally end your back and neck pain

Board-certified surgeons at work at Northwest Spine Center

Northwest Spine Center

Top Takeaways from Seattle Magazine’s Inaugural Beauty Insiders Event

We rounded up our experts’ must-have products and skin care suggestions

From left: Andrew Hoge, Liz Kang Yates, Kate Dee, M.D., Kristeen Griffin-Grimes, Heather Rogers, M.D. and Carolyn Marino

Andrew Hoge

Work It Out at This New Assisted Stretching Facility

An Olympian and a chiropractor develop an innovative wellness program

WORKING IT OUT: A stretch practitioner works on a patient with a VibraCussor

Andrew Hoge

Cryotherapy: A New Type of Seattle Freeze

Our style and society writer tried cryotherapy, one of the latest beauty trends to hit the Pacific Northwest, in the name of the beauty issue

Those who know me know that I’m a bit of a beauty and wellness junkie. What started five years ago as quest to improve lingering adolescent acne has turned into a full on obsession to find the most effective products and procedures. You name it, I’ve tried it. And during the four months that I…

Andrew Hoge

Seattle’s Beauty Scene Is More Than Skin Deep

This month's Editor's Note from Rachel Hart

This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue. Click here to subscribe. It feels a little brazen (and maybe a bit reckless?) to put out an issue with a cover highlighting a beauty feature in 2019, when standards of beauty are so fluid. How is it measured? And who exactly is judging? The wonderful thing…

Rachel Hart

Seattle’s Beauty Secrets Revealed

We tapped into the city’s trendsetting stylists and in-demand dermatologists for the latest in new technology, innovative locally made products, and new treatments and trends that will help you achieve a look that makes you feel good and look good

This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue, as part of the Local Beauty Secrets cover story. Click here to subscribe. Seattle has long been criticized for its, shall we say, relaxed sense of style. The upside of that is we embrace a natural look—less makeup, more appreciation for beauty in all its colors and sizes….

Andrew Hoge and Chelsea Lin

The Future Is Here: Seattle’s Tech-Driven Beauty Treatments

Having work done’ doesn’t mean what it used to—and that’s a good thing. These tech-driven treatments, most of them for the face, will leave you looking like your best natural self, no scalpel required

LET THERE BE LIGHT: Seattle Sun Light Spa uses blue, red and infrared light in its anti acne photofacial

Andrew Hoge and Chelsea Lin

A Men’s Guide to Grooming in Seattle

Until recently, only a fraction of the services and products in the multibillion-dollar beauty industry were for men. Now, however, men are getting their due with more and more companies offering male-specific products and services

This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue, as part of the Local Beauty Secrets cover story. Click here to subscribe. Dermal FillersSkinSpirit Skincare Clinic and SpaUniversity Village, 2613 NE University Village St.; 206.522.2613Once a treatment popular with women who wanted to maintain a youthful appearance, dermal fillers—which typically use hyaluronic acid and similar substances to address concerns…

Andrew Hoge and Chelsea Lin

The Best Beauty Products in Seattle

Local beauty companies are creating luxurious—and, most importantly, effective—products. Here’s the crème de la crème for getting the most out of your skin, hair and nails

This article appears in print in the April 2019 issue, as part of the Local Beauty Secrets cover story. Click here to subscribe. Rose Sea Polish by French Girl A soak in the tub is made all the better with this South Park–based company’s intoxicating body polish ($40), which combines shea butter, mango butter and coconut oil for hydration, and…

Andrew Hoge and Chelsea Lin