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With “workplace burnout” recently being named an official medical diagnosis, self-care takes center stage as a priority for managing our minds, bodies and beauty routines, too. However, busy work weeks, commuting and family obligations often mean we have to pack all of our self-care into a weekend – and often in just a day. All of this can make traveling from one appointment to another to look after your hair, skin and body another major stressor. So, how can busy New Yorkers save time and energy yet never miss a BOTOX touch up, skin tweak or bang trim?
Enter The Parlor NYC, which will have its debut in early 2020. This novel concept aims to bring haute beauty and wellness experie
Aesthetician Bella Schneider may regularly rub elbows with the rich and celebrated—her clients include Michelle Pfeiffer, Maria Shriver, and Gayle King—but her beginnings were much more humble. At the tender age of 14, she began apprenticing as an aesthetician in Europe to help her struggling family. When she was 21, she immigrated to the US to attend UC Berkeley with the help of a scholarship and received a BA in economics. Yet her love of skincare beckoned and in 1976 she opened the first LaBelle Salon in San Francisco, one of the first full-service salons offering European style deep skincare, a Russian pedicure, and European style waxing. The LaBelle skincare line followed in 1992.