So you love the feeling of freshly washed hair, but what about those nasty knots? You feel like pulling your hair out until you realize that all that tugging and combing may actually be pulling your hair out.
According to Teresa Probst, Master Colorist at Varin Salon on New York’s Madison Avenue, “Always comb hair gently without pulling or tugging that can lead to damage. Start from the bottom and work your way to the top of your head, using a wide toothed comb, especially when combing wet hair. Conditioners that contain silicone are also good because they make it easier to slide a comb through your stands.”
It’s not only what you use, but how you use it. Sam Villa, founder of Sam Vill
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Bienvenue Sisley Spa! At long last the first full service Sisley-Paris Spa in North America recently opened at the iconic Carlyle Hotel on Madison Avenue, the home of the smoky Bemelmans Bar and the beloved Cafe Carlyle where well heeled New Yorkers flock for live New Orleans jazz.
The stunning new spa features the renowned French skincare techniques and sweet smelling creams, masques, and serums of Sisley-Paris. The international luxury beauty brand is known for sourcing trend-setting natural plant extracts that deliver the best skincare results. Some of their cult classics include Sisleya Global Anti-Age ($490) and the uber luxe Supremiya Cream ($795). Another perennial favorite is their
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Gary D. Breslow, MD, FACS is a board certified plastic surgeon on a mission. Having trained at some of the most prestigious universities in the country, and growing a successful cosmetic surgery practice in New Jersey, he recently founded a tech company. In 2015, Dr. Breslow and his best friend, dentist Craig Abramowitz, launched an innovative consultation platform called Zwivel.com.
Dr. Breslow is a graduate of Brown University and received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He then spent six years training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s Plastic Surgery Residency Program, and returned to NYU Medical Center to complete a Microvascular Re
A-listers like Kate Winslet, Diane Von Furstenburg and Sofia Vergara, all have one thing in common: absolutely glowing, flawless skin. What’s their secret? New York-based celebrity facialist, aesthetician and former fashion make-up artist Tracie Martyn. In her ethereal Fifth Avenue salon in the Flatiron district, Martyn offers up her signature, trademarked Red Carpet Facial. Her high-performance, anti-aging skin care products blend organic ingredients and natural cosmeceuticals for fast results without any petrochemicals, parabens, glycols and preservatives, which is her mantra.
1. What has inspired your signature facial treatments?
Years ago I was a makeup artis