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Melanie Woodroffe is a content and user-experience designer for global brands, but she’s also run her lifestyle blog, Capitol de Beauté, for more than 13 years. This fall, she launched her own clean beauty line, Cheers to Good Skin.
After five years in New York, the “largest natural beauty festival” made its way to Atlanta this year. CURLFEST aims to change the conversation about beauty standards.
Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese technique for reducing pain and inflammation brought on by blood stasis or stagnation.
When Chanel unveils its latest marquee this month, it won’t be in Buckhead—or even in Atlanta. The new 1,000-square-foot jewel box is the fifth of the brand’s Fragrance and Beauté boutiques in the U.S. Expect a full line of cosmetics (hello, Pirate red lipstick), skincare, fragrances, and even eyewear, plus makeup consultations.
Navigating the world of skincare can be confusing. What should your daily routine include? What really works? Estheticians Amy Tecosky and Kelly Painter, who met while working at beauty and wellness collective Aviary, opened their new Grant Park studio with the goal of cutting through all the noise to give advice clients can use every day.
Activated charcoal has been used for centuries to pull impurities from the body. Now, this ashy carbon residue has reached beauty-fad status with products that fight oil, treat acne, and detoxify the skin.
A new salon concept in Inman Park provides a workplace for stylists, photographers, nail artists, wellness gurus, and other creatives to share. Creature Studio is the brainchild of hair stylist (and three-time Best of Atlanta winner for hair color) Jenn Jones and her husband, photographer Raymond McCrea Jones (who sometimes shoots for this magazine).
White walls. Midcentury furniture. Moroccan-style rugs. SparrowHawk is not your average tattoo shop. In fact, don’t even call it a “tattoo shop,” says founder Amy Leavell Bransford, who also owns Aviary Beauty & Wellness Collective, the intimate spa and salon a few doors down at Atlanta's Studioplex.