It’s not even February and I’m already over winter.. Days like today have me really missing the warmer weather. Why must winter weather require so much effort?? From daily cleansers to exfoliating body scrubs to rich hand lotions, here’s a breakdown of my current winter skincare routine and favorite products.
Some call it Fashion’s Night Out. I call it Christmas in September. Nothing excites me more than kicking off the fall 2012 season with Fashion’s Night Out. I’m going to miss the District’s fashion-bration but I’ll be in the big apple, attending LuckyFABB and NYFW. So while you’re shopping til you drop, make sure to stop by some of these beauty destination for some well-needed pampering! It’s the most wonderful time of the year…
Stop by the luxe skincare showroom for beauty styling, gifts with purchase, refreshments while chatting with 94.7 Fresh FM’s Kelly Collis. 6PM-Close. 1010 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Score complimentary makeup consultations and mini-facials by M-61, the new all natural skincare line by Marla Malcolm Beck. Spend $150 and receive the September Anniversary Bag. 3059 M St. NW
IPSA for Hair & Nectar Skin Bar
Grab the gals and head to Nectar Skin Bar & IPSA for Hair for Oribe dry blowouts, a lipstick bar featuring Kevyn Aucoin, Becca cosmetics and Paul and Joe Beaute products, and quick nail polish changes. 1629 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Shop fall skincare must-haves at 10 percent off your purchase of $65 or more. Guests will also enjoy complimentary skin facials and giveaway all evening. 3110 M St. NW
Experience “A Pampering Night Out in Provence,” with L’Occitane Signature Rituals and gifts with purchase of $55 or more. 6-10 PM. 3107 M St. NW
Celebrate Roche Salon’s 25th Anniversary with live music, cocktails and bites on the harbour. 7PM. 3000 K St. NW
Score 10 percent off all hair services (no fall makeover is complete without one!). 5-8PM. 3251 Prospect St. NW
For more FNO DC hot spots, my friend Liz has a great checklist of where to head for all your shopping needs!
Nothing says spring like the National Cherry Blossom Festival. And to pay homage to its 100th anniversary, I’ve selected a few of my favorite things with a cherry blossom note in mind.
ALDO cross body bag, $64; Christian Dior Garden Party eyeshadow palette, $59; Maybelline Dream Bouncy Blush, $8; Tom Ford Cherry Lush Lipstick, $48; NARS Larger Than Life Lip Gloss, $26; L’Occitane Cherry Princess hand cream, $10; Bath & Body Works Cherry Blossom Candle, $20; Essie Nail Polish in Sure Shot, $6