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No outfit is complete without the right makeup for Fall 2010; it's all about translucent skin, a strong eye, a nude lip, and an evocative new fragrance.

by Melissa Colgan
beauty products
Beauty

Flexible polymer stickers have been added to the manicure menu, allowing nails to sport patterns, chrome-finish metallic, and photorealistic art.

painted nails
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Associate editor Sarah Howard tests the YWCA's new Gladiator Workout.
by Sarah Howard
sarah howard at the gladiator workout
Beauty

Take a stroll down memory lane with some legendary stylists as they recall the Twin Cities' golden era of hair.

by Steve Marsh
Horst Rechelbacher and Rocco Altobelli
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Style editor Melissa Colgan tests the Brazilian Blowout service at Spalon Montage.

by Melissa Colgan
melissa colgan trying a brazilian blowout
Beauty

Give your skin a sun-kissed glow without hitting the tanning bed or sporting blotchy streaks from DIY creams.

by Melissa Colgan
tan woman in bikini
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We test drive aerialates, a Pilates-style workout performed on aerial equipment, including trapeze bars and fabric ropes, at Studio U.

by Melissa Colgan
melissa colgan trying an aerialates class
Beauty

St. Paul-based Z. Bigatti, now in its 15th year, offers 20 products, including such goodies as a Lip Pout lip treatment cream, a Deep Repair facial cleanser, and the Champagne Gel Cleanser.

by Christy DeSmith
zizo attia
Beauty

Lifestyle editor Christy DeSmith takes us through the latest pampering techniques featured at local salons and spas.  

by Christy DeSmith
OPI Products
Beauty
From intricate buns and glamorous ponytails to bold brows, gray eyeshadow, and '80s-style pops of color, fall's beauty trends are inspired by the structural fashions and color palette of the season.
by Melissa Colgan
looks for fall
Beauty

Learn about the latest products, tips, and techniques for making the most of your curls.

by Christy DeSmith
Curl Power
Beauty
Here's a look at the best new beauty products in soft pinks and wearable nudes to brighten up the skin and achieve a fresh-faced look.
by Melissa Colgan
brighten up
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Meet Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's "Do you want to be a real model?" contest winner, Molly Oberstar, featured in our May issue.
by Melissa Colgan
Model Citizen Molly Oberstar
Beauty
Earth-friendly doesn't have to mean "granola." In fact, the latest in environmental friendliness looks quite elegant.
by Shawn Gilliam
casa verde design
Beauty
Minnesota shop owners hit up Manhattan’s New York International Gift Fair for a first look at this year’s hot new goods and trends.
Beauty
Something’s been a brewing on the male grooming front: Beauty giant Regis Corporation opened RAZE, a salon that blends barbershop basics with modern amenities.
by Abby Van Ness
Shopping + Style: Beauty: Raze Salon
Beauty
Architect-turned-author Sarah Susanka's new edition of The Not So Big House “really brings this message home, that ‘not so big’ should be the first step in sustainable design,” she says.
by Shawn Gilliam
A Minnesota kitchen
Beauty
Before you’ve even talked with her, Maureen Anlauf can tell what kind of hairstyle you should have.
by Abby Van Ness
Maureen Anlauf of Juut Salonspa
Beauty
More than ten years ago, Denny Kemp left his creative director role at a powerhouse salon group to open his eponymous salon on East Hennepin. Kemp is at it again with a new salon and spa in a building right across from a White Castle.
lamb
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Fashion and style expert Christopher Hopkins’s new book works to pull women from a cloak of invisibility to the center of attention.
by Katie Derdoski
Christopher Hopkins
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The words destination spa might conjure up thoughts of a quick flight to Arizona—or a road trip to Chicago—but now, it’s a leisurely jaunt to downtown Minneapolis.
by Katie Derdoski
bed
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Ditch the cologne, cuff links, and Calvins this Valentine’s Day and treat both of you to an indulgent spa day where you’ll emerge relaxed and rejuvenated.
by Katie Derdoski
illustration
Beauty
Try some serious beauty self-indulgence at one (or more) of Edina's many beauty havens.
by Katie Derdoski
Get Gorgeous
Beauty
There are always a million reasons not to get a spa service, but time to yourself, where someone physically relaxes you, does wonders for the soul.
by Katie Derdoski
Ten Ways to Spa-taneous Relaxation
Beauty
Bobbi Brown's Living Beauty reveals style and makeup tips and how women become more gorgeous, wise, and compassionate with age.
by Katie Derdoski
Living Beauty