Clarins Pop-up Coming to DC on Apr. 2

My Clarins

Clarins mobile pop-up to sample the brand’s new green beauty line.

The My Clarins Glow Trip is bringing a new pop-up experience to eleven cities across the country, beginning on Mar. 30, 2019. Guests will be able to sample products from My Clarins, a new green and vegan friendly collection of mists, cleansers and face creams.

My Clarins products are made with fruit and plant extracts, free of phthalates, parabens and sulfates and made with recycled packaging. The “Glow Tripers” can sample the edible mists, visit the oxygen bar, hydrate with coconut water and enter to win Clarins products.

Visit the My Clarins Glow Trip trailer on Tuesday, Apr. 2nd at The Bullpen by Georgetown Events, 1201 Half St SE, Washington, DC 20003, from 2 p.m. – 7 p.m.. If you’re not in DC, view the rest of the tour here.

MGM Grand National Harbor is opening next week and it has a Clarins Spa

MGM National Harbor, cr: MGM Resorts International
MGM National Harbor

MGM Resorts has announced a partnership with skincare brand Clarins for it’s new casino hotel opening next week. The MGM Grand National Harbor will open on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 bringing the first world-class gaming resort to the region. 

In addition to 308 rooms, a 125,000 square-foot casino floor, entertainment venue, dining, nightlife the resort will offer guests the use of a 27,000 square-foot spa. Spa visitors can indulge in Clarins treatments including facials, massages and body treatments along with services like manicures, pedicures, haircuts and waxing. 

The Spa & Salon at National Harbor has 11 treatment rooms, a women’s and men’s salon, couples suites, vichy room, hydrotherapy room and a 45 machine fitness room and a retail shop. Men can also retreat to the barber shop for a classic shave and haircut. Ladies can get a brow clean up at the brow bar and a Essie Gel Manicure.

The new spa will open for bookings on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. For more information about the spa or to book appointments, visit MGM National Harbor on the web. 

 

 

Back to school beauty for under $10

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The new school year is just a few weeks away. One way to take away the back to school blues is shopping! Here are a few makeup and beauty must haves that won’t set you back more than ten bucks.

Cologne Vial Samplers from Demeter (from top left): Fragrance not only makes your body smell good, it also lifts up your mind. Fragrance purveyor Demeter has more than 200 fragrances from simple scents like vanilla  and marshmallow to nostalgic scents like Mr. Bubble. Roll-ons start at $10 or try sample vials for just $2.50 each.

Dylan’s Candy Bar Press-On Nails: There is only one way to describe these cute press on nails from Dylan’s Candy Bar – sweet! Amp up your nails for class with these beauties for just $6.50. Also available in cotton candy, dylanscandybar.com.

Wonder Pencil by NYX: This pencil is a makeup kit essential. Use it to highlight brows, cover blemishes, highlight and line. Comes in three colors, $4.50 everywhere NYX is sold.

Rosebud Salve: This wonder salve gives you just a little hint of color while healing and moisturizing chapped lips. Use it to moisturize cuticles, soothe cuts and more. Only $6 and lasts forever.

Tony Moly I’m Real Red Wine Mask Sheet – This easy to use sheet mask By Korean brand Tony Moly is  formulated with red wine extract to reduce pores, tighten and purify skin. Just place on your face, relax and in 20 minutes you’ll feel like you went to the spa, $3.75 at ULTA.

Ballet Slippers by Essie – This light pink polish by Essie is one of the most popular nail polish colors on the planet.  The sheer pale pink color looks great on everyone and is perfect for any occasion, $8.50 wherever Essie is sold.

KISS Beautiful Brow Kit:  Brows are the centerpiece for your face. This kit by KISS has everything you need to get them in shape including two powders, wax, highlighter, brushes, razor and stencils. Available for only $7.99 at Walgreens, Rite Aid and Walmart.

 


Getting a fish pedicure in DC

Turns out you don’t have to head somewhere exotic to get one of those fish pedicures you’ve seen on the Housewives of Orange County.  Yvonne’s Day Spa in Alexandria offers a range of “fish therapy” utilizing the official Doctor Fish massage chairs.

Doctorfishmassage.com
Doctorfishmassage.com

This chair serves double duty, allowing you to  get a massage while the little nibblers take off your dead skin. Yvonne’s offers three different options, you can get fish therapy only starting at $45, get a pedicure+fish therapy starting at $65 or an Ultimate OPI pedicure+fish therapy starting at $85. The fish don’t have teeth – they essentially suck the dead skin off. However, it still may freak you out a bit. Book your fish pedicure at yvonnesalon.com