Clutch City

Oil Is Still Booming—in the Beauty World

Prices for crude are still in the gutter, but oil is a hot commodity in cosmetics.

06/20/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fitness Friday

Equinox's New Spin Class Thrives on Competition

With data-driven games that challenge riders to compete individually and in groups, The Pursuit could be the most intense spin experience in Houston.

06/17/2016 By Ellie Sharp

Period Piece

Oh, The Places You'll Flow

Question: Have you tried these new products for your period?

06/16/2016 By Beth Levine

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: 10,000 Steps

I thought I was an active person, until I got a Fitbit.

06/16/2016 By Hala Daher

Martial Arts

This Self-Defense Clinic Packs A Punch

Up your butt-kicking quotient with a free lesson on MMA basics at nonameFit.

06/10/2016 By Ayshe Tayfun

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: The Undercut

Nothing could be both literally and figuratively cooler in the Houston summer heat.

06/09/2016 By Hala Daher

Q&A

Kam Franklin Is Not Afraid to Wear Yellow (or Anything Else)

The Suffers lead singer on her style obsessions, breaking the rules and feeling confident at any size.

06/07/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

eye candy

Breaking News: JJ Watt Takes Shirtless Pic

"You know when the light catches you at the right angle? I was like, okay, that has to go out. You don't look like that every day."

06/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Fitness Friday

Meet the Efficient, Underrated MVP of the Gym

The kettlebell is the ultimate low-budget, low-time-commitment tool for a full body workout.

06/03/2016 By Andrea Park

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Shaving My Face

Hey, Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor used to do it.

06/02/2016 By Hala Daher

Get Me Bodied

It's A New Season for This Popular Downtown Hotel Spa

New treatments and equipment make the Four Seasons Hotel Houston's revamped spa and fitness center a prime spot for a relaxing summer in the city.

06/01/2016 By Ellie Sharp

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Facial Mists

Instead of looking sweaty and gross, I felt glowy, pretty and clean.

05/26/2016 By Hala Daher

The Look

Houston Style Setter: Lea McKinney Tcholakian

Fashion is just another canvas for this effervescent artist.

05/25/2016 By Jamie Smith

Q&A

Aerin Lauder and the Scents of Summer

The beauty expert on what makes the perfect summer fragrance and the magical place that inspired her latest scent.

05/23/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Daith Piercing

It's an awkward place to pierce to say the least.

05/18/2016 By Hala Daher

Beauty

Pretty in Pink: Nude Lips Are the Look of the Summer

It's not just Kylie Jenner that's obsessed with these soft pink hues.

05/17/2016 By Julia Davila

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: Scalp Exfoliation

It makes total sense—just like you would exfoliate your face or your body, you should do the same for your scalp.

05/13/2016 By Hala Daher

Beauty on a Budget

Why Splurge? 5 Amazing Drugstore Makeups We're Obsessed With

The best lipsticks, mascaras, eyeliners and more for under $12 each.

05/10/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

The Fearless Femme

I Tried It: '60s Mod Makeup

Because when you have short hair there's no better beauty icon than Twiggy.

05/04/2016 By Hala Daher

The Struggle Is Real

How to Shop for a Hair Stylist

Also known as how to survive when your stylist utters the worst words imaginable: "I'm moving out of Texas."

05/03/2016 By Beth Levine