One day last week when I needed a micro-mini-vacay, I decided to go to The Greene for some coffee and a pedicure.
The Venetian, as I’ve said before, is gorgeous inside with a mural on the ceiling of a bright, cloudy day and dual [...]
For a little while now, I’ve had copper low-lights and blonde highlights but this time while visiting Eden Salon & Spa, I decided to go a little darker and warmer for the holidays. Here’s my before picture:
And here’s my after picture:
It’s not a huge difference but [...]
If you’ve ever had your hair colored, you are aware of the time it takes for the chemicals to do their magic under the foils. It’s a great time to relax, make plans for the rest of the day, catch up on texting, read a magazine, or just daydream about how gorgeous your [...]
I love a trip to Eden Salon & Spa any day of the week, but there is something awesome about Saturday mornings for me. I don’t have anywhere to go, and there isn’t a lot I can do while I wait to process other than relax. This trip would be different though [...]
When you’re a teenager and you get visited regularly by the acne fairy/monster, the solution is Proactiv. Just use it as directed and you’ll be fine. Ok, now that we’ve set the youth straight, it’s time to talk about the horrors of adult acne. I hate my acne problem but what I hate [...]
I went shopping at The Greene the other day and decided it was a perfect day for a mani/pedi. I love the Venetian Nail Spa because other than just the fact that it’s strikingly gorgeous the moment you step inside (dual waterfalls, sky mural in the vaulted ceiling, marble-esque floors, etc. – basically [...]
Although nothing quite beats a day at the spa, creating your own version at home is a lot cheaper and more convenient. Here’s what I use to relax and get back to beautiful after a grueling week.
Aveda Rosemary Mint Body Lotion – smells like a spa, so it sets the mood Somme [...]
In my lifetime, I may have had hundreds of trips to nail salons, nail spas, salons and spas that offer nail services, cosmetology schools that teach nail services, etc. but I can honestly say that on New Year’s Eve, I had the best manicure and pedicure of my life! Let’s back up [...]
Recently after a very relaxing facial from Shear Joy Salon & Spa, I was confronted by Teresa, the salon manager, “Are you Girl About Town?” I was sort of shocked and had to take a moment to try to remember exactly what I had written about Shear Joy before [...]
I am pleased as punch with Skin, an Apothecary’s new website. It has all of the features of a normal online store and none of the frames from their less-than-perfect website of the past. Take a look at the new and improved site here.
Here’s a glimpse of the simple, [...]
Welcome!I love Dayton, I've lived here for all of my 26 years and don't plan on settling anywhere else. I started this blog as a way to showcase the best of Dayton (as seen through my perspective) and also to share some of the things that occupy space in my mind, namely beauty, home decor, quotes, and various aspects of my life.