MIND MATTERS

Beth Finnerty stresses the value of maintaining your mental health

Read any health magazine or website, and you’ll find plenty of ways to improve your physical well-being, from probiotics to Pilates. But while we hear all the time about how healthy eating and exercise are crucial to our overall health, an important part of our bodies is often left out of the conversation: our minds. And they […]

STICK IT TO PAIN

SORE OR INJURED MUSCLES? CONSIDER DRY NEEDLING THERAPY

Acupuncture needle used for dry needling rehabilitation medical treament for physiotherapy and pain due to physical injury in the hand of the doctor.

The thought of tiny needles being stuck into your skin in the name of helping muscles feel better might make you cringe, but a technique called dry needling might be just what your body […]

WHERE PASSION MEETS FASHION

Local designer’s custom handbags promote worthy causes

Brittni Adams’ custom leather purses aren’t just a stylish accessory. They benefit charitable causes as well.

Like a lot of women, Brittni Adams is smitten with handbags. So when the Buckhead resident was looking for a way to combine her passion for purses and her desire to put an end to human trafficking, she founded a company called […]

SPOT-ON STYLE

A retired couple’s Brookhaven residence delivers their personalized version of home

A home is a canvas used to showcase the personality, stage of life and interests of its dwellers. Sometimes, however, the finished product doesn’t exactly work.

Chuck and Diane Criscillis tackled their first major home renovation in 2016 and are thrilled with the results.

Since moving to […]

PROTECTIVE POTIONS

SAFEGUARD YOUR SKIN AGAINST THE SUN’S DAMAGING EFFECTS

SHONI BAKER – SPA810

As much as we look forward to the joys of summer, sadly, it can be brutal for the skin,” says Shoni Baker, master aesthetician at spa810. Here, Baker and two other Buckhead skincare experts select their favorite spa-grade products that shield and repair summer skin.

Skin-Saver […]

FOREVER FASHIONABLE

Jeweler Laura Powers creates timeless custom styles

If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, Buckhead-based jeweler Laura Powers might be the BFF of diamonds themselves. She began as a jewelry apprentice during college in North Carolina and came to Atlanta as a sales manager for Tiffany & Co. For the last 27 years, she’s been creating elegant pieces, 90 percent of which are custom made, for her […]

IN THE SWIM

MAKE A SPLASH IN SUMMER’S HOTTEST SUITS

Whether you plan to jet off to a tropical island or lounge out by the pool in the Georgia sun this summer, we’re here to show you how to bring drama to any pool or beachside occasion. This year, there are loads of bold swim styles that are sure to make waves wherever they go. We’ve picked our favorites and included styling tips on ways to complete the […]

GREEN AND GORGEOUS

THESE ECO-FRIENDLY HAIR SALONS RECYCLE VIRTUALLY EVERYTHING

Hair salons produce a lot of trash. Think of all those hair products, dyes, foils and more that end up in the garbage bin on a daily basis, and you can almost feel Mother Nature cringe. In an effort to be kinder to the planet, the following three Buckhead and Brookhaven based salons are working to neutralize their environmental impact […]

FURNISHING FOR LESS

BUCKHEAD’S SECOND-HAND SHOPS OFFER FIRST-CLASS HOME GOODS

“Mommy, I want to stay at Daddy’s house. Dad’s house is a lot nicer. And prettier.” Ouch. Did my 7-year-old just say that?

Flashback to 2015. It had been two months since my divorce, and when my daughter asked yet again to stay at her dad’s place instead of my empty, gloomy, 1950s-era apartment, it was obvious I needed to kick […]

MID-DAY SWEAT

FOUR LUNCH BREAK FRIENDLY WORKOUTS

If early morning or evening workouts aren’t your cup of green tea, the good news is that Buckhead is home to several lunch-hour options. Here are four classes for getting your fit on in the middle of the day.

CP Bootcamp F.I.T. at Club Pilates

The Details: This 50-minute full body workout is offered at noon […]