An Experiental Year

6 Things We Tried in 2018

From milking a goat to trying out for The Bachelor, we learned a thing or two by broadening our horizons this year.

12/31/2018 Edited by Abby Ledoux

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

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

Have Fun, Feel Great

10 Wellness Resolutions for 2019

We're all going to be better this year.

12/31/2018 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

No Cuts, Just Color

Get Back to Your Roots with This New Bellaire Hair Concept

Can't spare an entire day in the salon chair? Just Roots Color Bar is here to help with the dreadful grow-out.

12/04/2018 By Najla Brown

#HospitalBedHair

Drybar Continues Its Houston Takeover with Two New Locations, and for That, We Are Thankful

This is the harrowing story of a girl and the blowout that never failed her.

11/15/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Treat Yourself

Two Years and $2.5 Million Later, Fiori Spa Is Bigger and Better Than Ever

At 13,000 square feet, the luxury Galleria-area spa is now one of the largest in Houston.

11/13/2018 By Abby Ledoux

If You a Fly Gal, Get Your Nails Done

CND Wants Every Manicure to Be Your Best One Yet

The California-based company that changed the game with Shellac recently held an expo in Houston.

10/29/2018 By Samantha Chavarria

You've Got Mail

Sunday Riley Gets In the Subscription Box Game

The Houston-based skincare line has partnered with other brands across the industry for its quarterly $95 subscription boxes, starting with the Wellness Edition next month.

09/28/2018 By Julia Davila

Have a Good Hair Day

5 Oils to Get Your Hair Ready for Winter

Don't let the name fool you: The right oil won't leave your hair greasy but will lock in moisture, repair damaged ends, and add a healthy dose of shine.

09/21/2018 By Nandi Howard

Ding Dong, Avon Calling

A New Face of Avon Is From Houston

The iconic beauty brand has tapped 21 real-life reps to serve as models in its latest campaign.

08/21/2018 By Samantha Chavarria

Perfect Party

September's Perfect Party: Thanks-Coach Edition

Invited to our party this month: Legendary high school football coaches, skincare saviors, poker stars, and whoever donated $3 million to cover tuition for the first class of the new UH med school.

08/17/2018 By Catherine Matusow

PSA

This New Body Cream Is Like a Real-Life Instagram Filter

Slather this on for fresh, glowing skin.

08/06/2018 By Abby Ledoux

The Heights Is Hoppin

A New Natural Beauty Store Is Coming to Heights Mercantile This Fall

Nashville-based Lemon Laine has chosen the booming urban market for its second location.

08/02/2018 By Abby Ledoux

You're Glowing!

Pixi Is the Fuss-Free Makeup Brand You Need for Glowing Skin This Summer

The holy grail of affordable skincare is available right at your local Target.

07/26/2018 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Bucking the Trend

Source Vitál Looks to Get Bigger and Better with Expanded Showroom

As brick-and-mortar retail faces an uncertain future, the Houston skincare company hopes its custom products will bring people through the door.

07/20/2018 By Abby Ledoux