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
Beauty industry veteran Susan Wong became particularly aware about what she put on her skin during her pregnancy five years ago, and she didn’t like what she was finding, namely a limited selection of green skin care products that came with prestige prices beyond her budget. This led to Wong’s “aha” moment and the creation of HAN Skin Care Cosmetics, a 100% natural skin care and cosmetics line that doesn’t cause sticker shock.
“HAN is simply Healthy and Natural and Skin Care Cosmetics is part of the name because the products are packed with antioxidants, such as superfruits, green tea and Vitamin C, to benefit the skin,” she says. Unlike other such products on the market, HAN is reaso
Soon after arriving in the United States from Italy, Umberto Savone attended beauty school and began cutting hair in New York City. He soon opened up a makeup/clothing/hair salon — a very cutting edge concept at the time — in Syracuse, NY and finally headed west to Los Angeles, California, where he now caters to clientele at his two Beverly Hills salons. A defining moment for Savone and his salon occurred in 1982. He knew that he and his team were well on their way when The Los Angeles Times wrote about the best haircutter in Los Angeles…Savone. Then, Time Magazine followed it up with a story about him as well.
His haircare expertise and styling techniques continue to make him an
Los Angeles native, Kacey Welch, is one of the leading color and hair extension experts in the beauty world with clients including Kate Hudson, Goldie Hawn, Carmen Electra, Kirsten Dunst and Kristen Cavallari. Thanks to her advanced techniques and dedication to sourcing the finest human hair she’s a pioneer in her field and is actually in the process of creating her own hair extension company called the “Kacey Welch Method.” Welch is currently developing the line and in the planning stage of teaching other professionals to do what she does across the country. What sets her and her work apart is her commitment to optimum hair health and vitality for her clientele. Her extensions are tail