“Something important happened here,” Morgan Dixon proclaimed to the Baltimore audience gathered for her Light City U health innovation talk Wednesday morning at the Pier V Hotel. Before Dixon took to the stage, wearing a blazer, jeans and a massive fro, an eight minute video introduced us to GirlTrek, the …Read More »
Gym with a Mission Missionfit Baltimore gives kids a place to work out, and work out their feelings.
At first glance, this nonprofit’s airy industrial space—located above a body shop in Remington—seems a readymade haven for hip caffeine-seekers, line-editing their newest screenplays and chatting about the new exhibit at the Visionary Arts Museum. It’s a neat surprise to find the walls lined with dumbbells, certified Crossfit coaches playing a …Read More »
Forget the lotion—oil might be your favorite new face-saving potion. 1. Lancome Visionnaire Nuit Beauty Sleep Perfector turns from gel to non-greasy oil as you apply it, leaving skin more pert and pores less visible in the a.m. ($88, ulta.com) 2. Drenched in vitamin E and essential fatty acids, Josie Maran …Read More »
When I got into my twenties, things with my teeth went horribly awry,” says Hampden resident Elizabeth Dickinson, whose misaligned bite led her to be fixed with a mouth full of metal this past October. Dickinson, 42, wears trademarked Damon System braces, “tie-less” brackets that eliminate the need for rubber …Read More »
Menopause demystified Women have become much more willing to talk about menopause at a time when there’s a whole lot to say about treatment options.
Sex educator Jacq Jones wants women in their menopausal years to know that decreased libidos and changes in sexual sensation are natural and normal. “Something that [women have] relied on and know works—[like] push here, lick there, orgasm happens—[can become] different,” says Jones, adding that it’s also possible for women to have an …Read More »
Eight Beauty Truths Uber-knowledgeable aesthetician Arika Casebolt, who provided our editor-in-chief’s fab Beauty Explorer facial in the March issue, shares her best time-tested pieces of advice.
You have time. I often time a basic routine with my clients who don’t feel they have the time, especially in the morning. I am a slow poke for sure, and in my own lackadaisical application, it takes less than three minutes, start to finish. You can afford it. It …Read More »
Spring is full of fashionable fêtes—and Harbor East has got you covered. We asked Megan McCloskey, director of marketing for the shops, to help us nab the perfect look for a spring soirée. McCloskey pulled several lovelies, like a red-and- white floral number from Sassanova (trend report: red floral is …Read More »
Kidding Around A journalist takes her active baby to “Together with toddler” Yoga and learns what it really means to let loose and unwind.
I’M NOT WHAT YOU’D CALL a yogini by any stretch, but I do like to have de-stressing fun with my 18-month-old daughter. So, on a day when we both needed an outing—even her baby dolls were arguing—I dug out some yoga pants and her leggings, and we hit Together with …Read More »
FACE-WASHING’S MY FIX—after a long day of work or school or travel. It’s how I’ve always calmed down—come down—dusted myself off and started again. I’ve indulged in just about every facial scrub and moisturizer known to womankind (high and low brands alike: Kiehl’s, Dermalogica, Murad, Cetaphil, Oil of Olay and …Read More »
Crossing the Fringe Naturopathic doctors in Maryland will join the ranks of other medical professionals when they become licensed in March.
In her cozy office in Hampden, Dr. Emily Telfair, ND, walks past a massage table that she uses for craniosacral therapy, a gentle form of bodywork that helps release tension, and stops in front of a small dispensary of homeopathic remedies. The dark bottles sit on the top row of …Read More »