Britt Voelker wants to make wellness accessible to her community. She took over the Lower Garden District's Nola Yoga Loft in 2019 and recently opened a Wellness Room for reiki, life coaching, massage, and community acupuncture. For over a decade, Voelker has been a practitioner of different… Read more

Smoke Perfume, the New Orleans based artisan perfume brand, is celebrating the opening of its first brick and mortar location. The perfumery will be located inside The Good Shop and is the first and only natural perfume showroom in the city. Read more

When Dr. Anne Mitchell, DACM moved to New Orleans in July 2019, she was in pursuit of warmth, soul, community, and joy. She moved from Chicago after finishing Chinese medical school and opened her practice, which specializes in women's health, in November 2019. Pearl Grace offers private acu… Read more

Going out in New Orleans—especially during the holiday season—is a guaranteed good time. While there are parties to be attended and friends to be seen, sometimes taking the night off will do wonders. Whether you’re staying home to relax and recharge, or simply want to drink wine sans crowd, … Read more

Just off of Freret Street and above Bearcat Cafe is Ritual Body Wellness, a skincare studio offering facials that employ clean and ethical products and practices. Helmed by Jennifer Mills, a licensed esthetician of seven years, the space is a unique addition to the New Orleans skinscape (if … Read more

While we've prepared our homes and closets for the wave of cooler weather, we suggest rounding things out with fine, festive fragrances. Holiday guests are sure to notice the notes of cinnamon, vanilla, and pine wafting through the air, while a new perfume or luxurious soap makes the perfect… Read more

Kathleen Currie started Smoke Perfume & Co. in 2013. The initial launch featured one fragrance combining vetiver, citrus, and jasmine. Today, her collection includes four perfumes, plus body oils and a glycerite. Her products are all natural, ethically sourced, unisex, and are stocked at… Read more

Not many people have the opportunity to merge their many passions into their career. Margaux Krane is one of the lucky ones. She's the Director of Brand and Communications at the New Orleans Museum of Art, which combines her love of social media, digital marketing, and art history. Krane's p… Read more

At this time of the year, change is everywhere from the weather to the start of the holidays. Schedules are often shifted and health can be compromised while indulging in the season's many and constant events. Cheyenne Ellis of Make Movements and Dr. Anne Mitchell of Pearl Grace have organiz… Read more

While CBD products have become extremely normalized in recent years, there is still misinformation about the phyto-cannabinoid (especially with multiple changes with state laws on the topic). Crystal Nugent and her team at Your CBD Store are here to fix that. Upon arrival to one of the three… Read more

As the temperatures drop, we're shifting our mindset to all things Fall. From decorating our homes for the season to pulling out our favorite sweaters, we're covering each and every base. Get your nails ready for the season with new and classic colors from all of your beloved brands! Read more

Couldn't make to New York Fashion Week this season? New Orleans has a solution for you: New Orleans Fashion Week starts Sunday, September 22 and offers the community a variety of opportunities to enjoy all things fashion, while raising attention to the talents of southern designers, models, … Read more

Nail art, like fashion, is a reflection of one’s personality and style. And these days, with so many options for nail art (acrylics, gel, and dip, to name a few), it’s easy to create the look you love. We asked local salon owners to tell us their favorite nail art trends from the summer and … Read more

Cheyenne Ellis, like most Americans, is no stranger to workplace burnout. After different positions in just about every type of environment, she realized that the health of the workplace culture "wove throughout each office, each cubicle, and impacted each organization’s overall growth and s… Read more

Unless you are submerged in a swimming pool, the idea of voluntarily being outside this week is unthinkable. The heat advisory is no joke! Instead of suffering (or seriously harming yourself) to get a summer glow, we suggest faking one instead. Plus, you'll be saving yourself the skin damage… Read more

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for much of Louisiana, as temperatures reach the upper 90s and the heat index climbs to 108 degrees. In this dangerous heat, it’s important to stay hydrated, and these 11 reusable water bottles will help you stay cool while reducing you… Read more

If you can’t find the perfect lip color and are worried about settling for a less-than-ideal shade or finish, fear not. PalmStone, an extension of HiBrow Beauty Bar in Metairie, offers customers the opportunity to create their own perfect lip color through their LipMix service. Read more

The strong brow trend shows no signs of slowing down. After the over-plucked days of the early 2000s, today’s brows are thick, natural, and provide a strong frame to the face. But achieving and maintaining the strong brow look can be difficult, and there are a myriad of treatments out there … Read more

Headbands aren't the only accessory to return into the spotlight! The ‘90s are back and better than ever with silky hair ties and stunning hair clips. Stylish yet practical, these clips and scrunchies are an ideal addition to a formal occasion or to dress up a work outfit. Wear one as a stat… Read more

Is there anything better than sinking into a chair for a pedicure after a long day? You're scrubbed, buffed, and massaged for 40 minutes and leave with brand spanking new feet (a must during sandal season). While browsing Instagram earlier this week, I happened upon a new service from Paint'… Read more

For warm weather weekends, the name of the game is keeping your cool and traveling light. Small duffel bags and oversized totes are perfect for swimsuits and sunnies, sandals and sunscreen. Flowing dresses and rompers are all about day into night and bright whimsical accessories signal it's … Read more