Beauty Archives

Business Fashionista: The makeup essentials

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Do you think about makeup when you are asked to dress professionally? An often neglected element of the professional look, makeup is an essential tool used to feel and look your best on the job. However, it can take its place on the back burner for a busy, career-driven woman; so, we did the work… Read More →

PowerTrainYoga comes to Scottsdale

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PowerTrainYoga announced the opening of its first Arizona location in Scottsdale.  The modern 10,000 square foot studio will open its doors to the public on Friday, March 20th and will initially offer more than 130 group fitness classes per week. They will eventually offer close to 200 classes per week. PowerTrain offers a mix of workouts… Read More →

Business Fashionista: Effortless hairstyles for the office

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We’ve all been there.  You’ve slept through your alarm and don’t have much time to get ready for work.  And if you’re having a bad hair day, it can be like a girl’s worst nightmare.  The messy buns or loose pony tails are cute, but for the the workplace it’s important to try something a… Read More →

The Root Salon earns national award

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The Root Salon in Phoenix, Arizona owned by Lauren Hart and Samuel Sciotto recently was named to the Salon Today 200 by Salon Today magazine, the top business publication for salon and spa owners. The magazine’s 18th annual Salon Today 200 issue profiled the selected salons in its January 2015 edition. The 200 salons were honored for their best business practices from applications submitted… Read More →

How to dress smart and look fabulous at work

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“The Business Fashionista” is AZ Big Media’s fashion blog for the business-minded. It examines the dos, don’ts and musts of the modern fashionista who wants to stay in step with the latest trends in the workplace. Not everyone is born with the same body shape.  We see women in movies wearing tight skirts and stilettos… Read More →

Steep in the health benefits of tea

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Like most of your office mates, you have probably made your mid-morning trek down the hall to the break room for that second cup of coffee to perk yourself up. Day after day, you will make the trek for the hot and (hopefully) fresh cup of brewed beans. But there is an alternative. Tea offers… Read More →

Always dreamed of being a chef?

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The public is invited to experience the industry-leading approach of the Arizona Culinary Institute at an Open House on Saturday, January 17. Chef Instructors will be giving tours of the school from 9 a.m. to noon, and Admissions and Financial Aid Representatives will be on hand to answer questions from prospective students and their families. This event… Read More →

Rare cars to expect at Concours d’Elegance

1937 Rolls-Royce “Copper Kettle” (Credit Arizona Concours d'Elegance)

The second-annual Arizona Concours d’Elegance kicks off the Valley of the Sun’s famous Classic Car Week on Sunday, January 11, with an array of rare and exceptional automobiles displayed on the inner lawns of the landmark Arizona Biltmore Resort. The exquisite group of 90 cars will compete for prizes in 17 classes as well as… Read More →

Biltmore hosts Arizona Concours d’Elegance

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The personal roadster of Frank Lloyd Wright, famous creations celebrating the 100-year history of a famous Italian design house, champion race car drivers, special feature events with racing legends and much more will all be part of an expanded second annual Arizona Concours d”Elegance on January 11, 2015. The historic Arizona Biltmore will again be the… Read More →

Are You Fueling or Poisoning Your Body?

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In today’s culture of skinny jeans and pencil skirts, the choice of diet meals and drinks can appear to be an alluring solution to achieving body image expectation. Snacks, drinks, and meals line grocery store shelves labeled as “sugar-free” and “low calorie.” Sounds like a simple choice, right?  After all, processed sugar isn’t recommended by… Read More →

Skin Laundry can clear away years of coverup

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I have struggled with acne most of my adult life. After decades of spending money on expensive topical products and innumerable painful chemical peels and prescriptions from the dermatologist, I have finally found a solution. Skin Laundry has been my answer to a decades long embarrassment. Melasma, brownish patches of hyperpigmentation, has also been a… Read More →

New boutique brings boho-chic to Scottsdale

5 two 3 opened its doors in November to its first-ever retail store in the heart of bustling Old Town Scottsdale, Ariz. Located at the southwest corner of Goldwater Boulevard and Fifth Avenue.  The boho inspired boutique offers handmade, free-spirited women’s clothing and yoga headbands in a myriad of vibrant prints and comfortable fabrics. “We’re… Read More →

Subscription box brings Arizona designers to doorsteps

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With a rising focus on local artisans and supporting local business, Kim Kendall of the Phoenix boutique Clothes Minded, created a program that makes discovering new local designers simple. Love Local is a boxed collection that includes products that were created by five different local designers. This box is the first of its kind, but… Read More →

Keep it fresh at work with these hygiene tips

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“The Business Fashionista” is AZ Big Media’s fashion blog for the business-minded. It examines the dos, don’ts and musts of the modern fashionista who wants to stay in step with the latest trends in the workplace. Being a business fashionista isn’t just all about dressing the part. It’s about looking the part, too. Hygiene is… Read More →