BeautyView: LeeAnne Cress, Studio Manager, Barre3 Georgetown

Earlier this spring I discovered Barre3, and I now don't know how I ever lived without it. I needed to get back into a regular exercise routine, I needed to get more toned, and I needed to find a better morning routine. Barre 3 did all three for me. I go to the 6:30 am…

BeautyView: Alexandra Gonzalez, Beauty Assistant, Real Simple

In my world, beauty editors are magicians, so able to influence the trajectory of my brand and the success of my products that they sometimes seem intimidating. Alexandra Gonzalez, Beauty Assistant at Real Simple magazine (to which I have subscribed since the very first issue), is absolutely a magician. Having had the pleasure of getting…

Ranunculus and other farmer's market delights

Two of my commitments are to support small businesses whenever possible, and to commit to wellness on a daily basis. Last night, I realized that my Sunday trips to the Dupont Circle farmer’s market (a relatively new tradition) are really the coming together of these two commitments. I love the Sunday visit to the market…

National rosacea awareness month

Rosacea affects 14 million people in the US, men more severely than women, including famous figures such as Bill Clinton and W. C. Fields. However, to this day, 78% of Americans have no accurate knowledge of this condition and wouldn't know how to recognize it. April is National Rosacea Awareness Month, which is the perfect excuse and…