AURA SPA AT THE METROPOLE TO HOST COMPLIMENTARY NIGHT OF BEAUTY & WELLNESS ON MAY 20

Sample Spa Amenities over Champagne and Hors d’oeuvres Featuring Chair Massages, Facial Consultations & Waxing Services WASHINGTON, DC – Spring is in the air! To celebrate the new season Aura Spa is offering an evening of springtime rejuvenation with a … Continue reading AURA SPA AT THE METROPOLE TO HOST COMPLIMENTARY NIGHT OF BEAUTY & WELLNESS ON MAY 20

Happy 2013! Fat people live longer

Pass the leftover eggnog. From The Independent (we’re assuming this affects people across the pond, too): Being overweight can extend life rather than shorten it, according to a major new study that runs counter to widespread medical assumptions and years of warnings about the fatal implications of Britain’s expanding waistlines. Only yesterday, the Royal College of Physicians called for more to be done to tackle the UK’s obesity epidemic, criticising the NHS’s “patchy” services and inadequate leadership on the issue. However, the new study shows that people who are modestly overweight have a 6 per cent lower rate of premature … Continue reading Happy 2013! Fat people live longer

Don't pee on my phone and tell me it's raining…

Via The New York Transfomer: British health officials are hard at work on a new app that will allow users to pee into their cell phones and find out within minutes if they have an STD. Seriously, we could not make this stuff up if we tried. According to The Guardian, £4 million have been invested in the UK Clinical Research Collaboration, which is creating a smartphone app that will allow users, “to put urine or saliva on to a computer chip about the size of a USB chip, plug it into their phone or computer and receive a diagnosis … Continue reading Don't pee on my phone and tell me it's raining…

Beauty Night Out at Beacon Hotel

The Style and Image Network threw its annual Beauty Night Out (BNO), and this was the perfect one-stop shop for the recissionista looking for a stylish splurge but definitely getting the bang for her buck. Vendors were nestled into every corner of the luxurious Beacon Hotel’s downstairs ballroom. Canapés stuffed to the gills with delicious treats, like vegetarian spring rolls, spinach and brie quiche, and beef beggar’s pouches were perfect alongside a bar featuring smooth Winter’s Palace Vodka and beer and wine: a sumptuous feast for a decadent “girls’ night out” event. Continue reading Beauty Night Out at Beacon Hotel