Christy DeSmith

Biking on the Root River Trail

Photo by Rolf Hagberg for the Minnesota DNR

Let our ultimate getaway guide lead you to the best hikes, bikes, walks, and drives Minnesota has to offer. more

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For many couples, a romantic dinner on Valentine’s Day is a no-brainer. For those who want something different, check out this he said/she said guide to fun nights out—all month long. more

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Christy DeSmith lists alternatives to the possibly dangerous though recently trendy Brazilian blowout, including options from Juut Aveda salons, keratin treatment at Spalon Montage, KeraSpa, Ivy Hotel Spa, Jon Charles, and Rocco Altobelli. more

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Local pros Kidniss Stiller, Beth Hagberg, and Jon Charles recommend must-have hair and skin products for the dry, cold winter season. more

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zizo attia

stephanie colgan

Christy DeSmith chats with Zizo Attia, creator of Z. Bigatti skin care and beauty products line, which celebrates its 15 year anniversary this month - now with over 20 products in a line from champagne cleanser to anti-aging cream, and even... more

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OPI Products


Christy DeSmith explores the world of new spa treatments and trends at local salons and spas, from Balayage to a pearl facial mask, Thai Yoga Massage, to the Lipo Laser. more

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Curl Power

William Clark

New products and services in the Twin Cities that cater to curly hair of all shapes and textures, including Devachan DevaCurl trained stylists at East 42nd Street Salon. more

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