Cool Story

What Did I Learn By Freezing My Fat Cells?

In my quest to determine if the body contouring fad CoolSculpting actually works, I uncovered a deeper query: Why do I need it?

12/31/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Year of You

60 Ways to Have Fun & Feel Great in 2019

We tracked down the city’s best options and advice, so that we all can look—and feel—better than ever this year.

12/31/2018 By Houstonia Staff

Have Fun, Feel Great

The 10 Best Spas in Houston

Treat yo'self. You deserve it.

12/31/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Have Fun, Feel Great

5 Houston Experts Share the Locally Made Products They Can't Live Without

Upgrade your life with these hair and skincare picks from beauty pros.

12/31/2018 By Laura Furr Mericas

Have Fun, Feel Great

10 Standout Salons Worth Entrusting Your Tresses

Whatever your hair style or need.

12/31/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Have Fun, Feel Great

What's It Like Visiting a Manly Salon?

Entering the world of (manly) mani-pedis, (manly) facials, (manly) brow waxes—even (manly) shoulder massages at Tune Up — The Manly Salon.

12/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Give Más

Meet the Salvadoran-American Sisters on a Mission with Pam + Mo, a Socially Conscious Brand

A portion of proceeds raised from the culturally-inspired goods help fund art programs for kids in El Salvador.

12/27/2018 By Julia Davila

Best Of

Your 11 Favorite Lifestyle Stories in 2018

From body cream to Beyoncé.

12/26/2018 Edited by Abby Ledoux

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5 Reasons to Start Using Fountain Pens in 2019

In the digital age, sometimes it's nice to go analog.

12/25/2018 By Brittanie Shey

One Day You're In and the Next Day You're Out

Project Runway Star Korto Momolu Shows Us How to Make it Work

The season five "fan favorite" kicked off this year's Ashé Holiday Market at the Community Artists' Collective, which runs through December 29.

12/21/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Gift Guide

8 Houston-Based Gifts for the Beauty Obsessed

Make that holiday glow last all year long.

12/20/2018 By Julia Davila

R&R

15 Holiday Spa Specials For When You Really Need a Break From All This

If you can spare an hour (or five) from your jam-packed seasonal schedule, you should treat yourself.

12/20/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Santa, Can You Hear Us?

What Does Houstonia Want for Christmas This Year?

9 things our staff hopes to unwrap next Tuesday morning.

12/19/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Party On

Up Your Holiday Party Hosting Game with Marie Flanigan's Last-Minute Tips

Candles, garlands, and oversized balloons can make all the difference.

12/19/2018 By Kirsten Keller

It's Lit

With Houston's First-Ever DIY Candle Bar, Manready Mercantile Brings its Most Popular Product to the Masses

Located downstairs from the trendy Heights men's store, The Candle Bar is a direct response to female customers' requests.

12/18/2018 By Gabrielle Nicole Pharms

Put a Bow On It

20 Last-Minute Gifts We're Coveting This Holiday Season

It's never too late to make the Nice List.

12/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Don We Now Our Gay Apparel

10 'Ugly' Holiday Sweaters You'll Actually Want to Wear

Definitely not ugly, and sometimes not sweaters: We're playing fast and loose with the rules this year.

12/18/2018 By Abby Ledoux

H-Town Pride

Exclusive Air Max 95 Drops Celebrate Houston’s Sneaker Culture

Foot Locker and Nike team up with Maxo Kream and Dallas Keuchel to promote the classic shoe revival for H-Town this holiday season.

12/17/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Fitness Friday

Amanda Kloots Develops Methods That Move You

The former Rockette brought her wildly popular dance and jump rope cardio classes to Houston last week.

12/14/2018 By Najla Brown

Fa La La La La

This Year's Nutcracker Market in Numbers and Photos

The holiday shopping extravaganza saw record attendance in its 38th year.

12/14/2018 By Abby Ledoux