Ladies, Don’t Let your Health go by the Wayside!

by Leslie Horton, MA, MCHES, Yavapai County Community Health Services Director The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives significantly; for some adding work, for others reducing work, and increasing daily stressors for most. New studies show people in general are making less healthy lifestyle decisions and not keeping up with regular doctor’s appointments, many of … Read More…

Fall Color Takes On New Meaning in Fashion

by Blake Herzog Prognosticators agree — fashion will have a different look this fall! Rather than steering those who style to the predictably neutral, beige-white-brown-black palette everyone’s conditioned to buy this time of year, designers are beaming out a rainbow of bold colors to choose from for fall 2021. So you can recycle your springy … Read More…

Stay in Style with these Beauty Boosters

by Blake Herzog As with everything else, it’s gotten harder to keep track of beauty trends since social media accelerated the pace for breakthroughs in products and techniques. On top of that we’re coming out of more than a year of shifting mandates on how much of our faces we can show and where. As … Read More…

Easy Ways to Boost Your Look This Summer

by Blake Herzog When summer finally arrives, no matter how much you’ve been looking forward to it, those hotter days can sap your energy for an extensive beauty routine or complicated, layered outfits. Luckily, ‘tis the season for effortlessly cool and cute outfits, hairstyles and skin care that bring your natural beauty and confidence to … Read More…

Awaken Your Skin for Spring! 

by Blake Herzog It’s that time of year when we begin to emerge from our cocoons of parkas, gloves and knit caps, revealing our true shapes and sizes to the outside world. That’s what makes it such a good time to re-evaluate our skin care regimen, with all that implies.  It starts year-round with great-for-you … Read More…

Shopping Local is a Beautiful Thing

by Blake Herzog  Shopping for beauty and fashion products these days is often about trying to keep up with “fast fashion” and the latest trends in colors, shades and skin care regimens. This is largely based on the ability of big corporations to push products out to their customers quickly through vast distribution chains.  Greater … Read More…

Love Local: Beauty Guide

Your Guide to Prescott’s Beauty & Wellness Stores and Services A Valley of Vitality 2074 Willow Creek Road Prescott, AZ 86301 928-442-6026 www.avalleyofvitality.com Massage Spa ERA Salon & Spa 515 E. Sheldon St. Prescott, AZ 86301 928-778-0860 erasalonandspa.com Hair Salon & Spa Prescott Medical Aesthetics 172 E. Merritt St., Suite D Prescott, AZ 86301 928-277-7414 … Read More…

Love Local: Style Guide

Your Guide to Prescott’s Style Stores and Services Apricot Lane 377 N. Montezuma St., Suite 102 Prescott, AZ 86301 928-237-9309 www.apricotlaneboutique.com/store/prescott Women’s Clothing & Accessories Store  Artful Eye Jewelers 124 S. Montezuma St. Prescott, AZ 86303 928-445-5570 www.artfuleyejewelers.com Jewelry Store  Bashford Courts 130 W. Gurley St. Prescott, AZ 86301 928-642-7984 www.bashfordcourts.com Shopping Atrium Mall  Classy … Read More…

Facelift Techniques and the Differences Between Them

by Dr. Paul K. Holden, Scottsdale Plastic Surgeons Nearly a century has passed since the first versions of the modern facelift. During that time, a lot has changed. Putting aside advancements in sterile technique, antibiotics, anesthesia and suture material, which have all made substantial improvements, the facelift technique has also improved a great deal. It … Read More…

Stressed Out and the Holidays Aren’t Even Here Yet?

by Amanda L. D’Agosto, Owner, A Valley of Vitality Wellness Studio Holidays are a time for coming together with family and loved ones to celebrate seasonal festivities. And yet, the holidays can be one of the most stressful times of the year for many people. Pressure to spend money, time and energy on things society … Read More…