Beauty

Best Non-Surgical Treatments for Spring

What are the best non-surgical skin treatments for spring? I sat down with my amazing Nurse Practitioner Emily Sespaniak to ask. She believes skincare should be personalized to realize each individuals vision…

Thanking Dad: Our Father’s Day gift guide

He’s our hero, so he better start dressing like one. Here’s to dapper dads on Father’s Day. We’ve rounded up a few things to show our appreciation and keep Dad on his…

Anti-Glare Glamour: These Sunglasses Set a Mood

It’s all about the accessories. But, sunglasses, something most everyone owns, ooze star quality more than most. Channel your best Audrey Hepburn or James Dean to flaunt your shady look. As Karl…

Top Plastic Surgeon Shares What’s Hot in Cosmetic Treatments

Dr. Karen Horton specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery for women. She is well-known for providing beautiful, long-lasting, and natural- looking results at her private practice in Pacific Heights, San Francisco. Dr. Horton…

Coco’s Place: Fashionable Ritz Paris Reigns

Decades ago, Ernest Hemingway quipped “When in Paris, the only reason to not stay at the Ritz is if you can’t afford it.” Legendarily, the writer also dreamed of the hotel at…

Catwalk Beauty: Products and Tips for that Top Model Glow

Behind the gorgeous clothing, the creative designers, the well-draped models and the adoring fans, makeup  artists play an integral role at any fashion show. We met with  Bobbi Brown National Makeup artist,…

The Stavrand: A Luxurious Redwood Retreat

Peaceful and bucolic, the popular Russian River town of Guerneville has been a beloved weekend and summer retreat destination for San Franciscans since the 19th century. Today, this Sonoma County enclave, nestled…

Inside-Out Beauty: The Founder of Total Glow MD Shares her Secrets

Terrie Absher’s beauty gleams from the inside out. With a passion for wellness and holistic beauty, the founder of Total Glow shares her decades of education and insider discoveries with her guests, a glitterati clientele,…

Healthy Horizons: Dr. Toni Brayer Talks Holistic Healing

Have you ever considered integrative medicine? Dr Toni Brayer, one of the lead physicians of Sutter’s Institute for Health & Healing, thinks you should. “Integrative medicine is absolutely critical to global health.…

Gift Guide: Valentine’s Day Love Notes

Stumped on what to wrap up for your one true love? You can’t go wrong if you follow our lead.  Jacob & Co Diamond Chandelier Earrings and Papillon Earrings Based in Geneva…

A New You: Spas Visits to Jump Start Your Reset in 2022

It’s a cliché, but in the new year, we all ponder the opportunity to redefine ourselves. It’s as if the calendar gives us permission to recalibrate, even nudging us, sometimes, to make…

Events Calendar: January / February 2022

San Francisco’s most stylish event is the San Francisco Ballet’s Opening Night Gala. From Banksy to Broadway musical hits, the winter cultural calendar is packed with art, music, and dance. And all…

Writers’ Holiday Wish List

Our writers reveal what’s on their Santa wish list this holiday season. We love it that practical items — like a good chair, an exercise bike, a tote and a carry-on suitcase…

About Face: Facials For Party Prep

Let’s be clear: you do want to be another pretty face during the holidays. While no facial alone can launch a thousand ships, enjoying the right facial treatment before your event will not only…

Inspired by Nature

Elevating Body, Mind & Soul with Wine Country Botanicals Venture through California wine country in the spring and summer and you’ll find yourself surrounded by stunningly vivid fields of lavender, groves of…

Aubrey About Town

The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus When I was asked to write about my happenings “about town,” naturally, I had to begin with my favorite San Francisco daytime haunt, the Rotunda at Neiman…

Face Care: Online Help for Melasma And More

With co-founders Rob Bradshaw, Ethan Gui, and Carrie Jiao, Silicon Valley-based Jack Jia, a former software entrepreneur, started Musely as a community where people could come together to share their personal beauty, lifestyle, and skincare tips and tricks.…