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Fall festival fashion

Tie dye, animal prints, and vintage looks own this year’s fall festival fashion

Fall outdoor events crank up this month, and the season offers lots of trends ready for open fields and hot temps.
Do Gua Sha facials work?

Test drive: Will a Gua Sha facial actually make you look younger?

Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese technique for reducing pain and inflammation brought on by blood stasis or stagnation.
Abraza Skin Studio Atlanta

A traumatic injury inspired this Atlanta doctor to create Abraza Skin Studio

Dr. Natasha Welch urges patients to accept their natural beauty and imperfections. “What you see in a magazine doesn’t define your beauty,” she explains.

Saving lives—even off the clock. 7 times Atlanta doctors came to the rescue.

Sometimes in a medical emergency, the nearest hospital is miles away. That’s when you pray for physicians like these Atlanta top doctors to step up until the EMTs arrive. They tell us about seven times they unexpectedly had to come to the rescue.
Biocircuit The Refinery Atlanta

The Refinery, a new boutique gym, uses tech to take circuit training to the next level

Remember Curves, the friendly fitness studio that became a favorite of every 90s mom? A similar kind of personalized circuit training is making a comeback in Atlanta—and it’s hoping to attract moms and gym rats alike.
My Style: Elizabeth Mashburn

My Style: Elizabeth Mashburn, creative jack-of-all-trades for the family’s fashion brand

For team Mashburn, business is a family affair. Sid and Ann have been a fixture in the Atlanta design community for more than a decade. Their eldest daughter (of five), Elizabeth, is helping elevate the company to a national lifestyle brand. Having grown up surrounded by classic, compelling design, her style is easy and confident.
American Ninja Warrior Atlanta

Think you could be an American Ninja Warrior? Meet 3 Atlantans who competed this season.

“Every time I watched the show, I would think, ‘I can do that!’” Atlantan Mindy Hylton says. “The more I watched it, the more I wanted to prove to myself that I could do it.”
Kyle and Brent Pease

These Atlanta brothers are Ironman athletes, disability advocates, and now, memoir authors

Kyle and Brent Pease are many things: brothers, Ironman triathletes and philanthropic leaders. Now, with the release of Beyond the Finish, they can add "memoir authors" to their list of achievements.
What a fitness coach wants

8 things Atlanta’s top trainers think while they’re coaching

When you’re in a fitness class, do you ever wonder what the instructor is thinking or marvel at her relentless energy? As a fitness instructor for 12 years, here are some of my innermost thoughts.

Soft sands to sleek runway: SCAD grad Caroline Ruder debuts beach-inspired first collection

Sitting under the beating sun at Hilton Head Island in the early 1990s, four-year-old Caroline Ruder had no idea that over two decades later, the brightly colored ruffles of her sandy children’s bathing suit would become the source of inspiration for her own clothing designs.
Fall festival fashion

Tie dye, animal prints, and vintage looks own this year’s fall festival fashion

Fall outdoor events crank up this month, and the season offers lots of trends ready for open fields and hot temps.

My Style: Uyo Okebie-Eichelberger, founder of Made With Love brands

Uyo Okebie-Eichelberger exudes infectious, megawatt energy. Behind the glam style and can’t-miss mane is an intuitive and innovative CEO of Made With Love Brands, which includes You! Lingerie and Preggo Leggings

My Style: Alisa Barry, owner and CEO of Bella Cucina

In the 25 years since Alisa Barry founded her award-winning artisan food company, Oprah has twice named Bella Cucina one of her Favorite Things. Barry remains owner and CEO, but her business card reads “creative director” because creating is what energizes her. She is at once entrepreneurial, expressive, and adventurous.
Do Gua Sha facials work?

Test drive: Will a Gua Sha facial actually make you look younger?

Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese technique for reducing pain and inflammation brought on by blood stasis or stagnation.
Abraza Skin Studio Atlanta

A traumatic injury inspired this Atlanta doctor to create Abraza Skin Studio

Dr. Natasha Welch urges patients to accept their natural beauty and imperfections. “What you see in a magazine doesn’t define your beauty,” she explains.