Category Archives: Health

Skin Deep: IPL 101

“Skin is in” is one of my favorite AbFab lines. AF predicted the irony of skin being fashionable 2 decades before lightening made it possible to actually change your skin tone and retexturizing methods went from abrasive to clinical. I’m … Continue reading

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Wearin’ It Out this Spring

At first, I was excited with my new tube of Burt’s Bees new, purply-sheer tube lipgloss called “Smooch.” It’s got that fragrance that reminds you of cherry cough-syrup, and lays down the slightest Persephone-ish pomegranate shine on the lips, a … Continue reading

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Fish, fish and tilapia fish: Rubio’s adds sustainable tilapia items to their menu

I spoke with Ralph Rubio, founder of Rubio’s Fresh Mexican Grill this week and he talked about the new Tilapia Burrito and Orange Chipotle Tilapia Salad, both made with Regal Springs tilapia, a sustainable seafood product. “The demand for seafood globally is … Continue reading

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Arbonne: Green, Clean and Beautiful

A friend with gorgeous, glowing skin let me in on her secret: Arbonne. How did I not know of this? I know every line! That’s because Arbonne is only sold through reps. A-ha. So I needed to get some of … Continue reading

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Burke Williams Introduces New Steam Pedicure

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to experience Burke Williams’ new waterless steam pedicure at the spa’s Torrance location. For a notorious germ freak, the notion of a pedicure minus the footbath is perfection.   Every time I plunge my feet into … Continue reading

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There’s a Fungus Amongus

And how. If you’re wearing Uggs everyday, or, even worse, fake sheepskin boots, beware. And get ye to Whole Foods, stat, to stock up on antifungal essential oils. Those buttery-soft boots were invented by Australian surfer dudes who just wanted … Continue reading

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Love Means Never Having to Say…

…”not tonight, honey, I have a migraine. So please put down that bouquet of long-stemmed red roses, and just shoot me now.” Essential oils for migraine may not sound as sexy as dipping yourself in chocolate sauce. But if you’re … Continue reading

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Derby Dolls Free Health and Job Fair Saturday

“On Saturday, August 17th, from 10am – 2pm, the L.A. Derby Dolls, along with St. Vincent Medical Center and the Mexican Consulate, will host their 5th Annual Free Health & Job Fair at 1910 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026 for … Continue reading

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Rolling on the Red Carpet and Award Winners: 4th Annual Taste Awards at Vibiana

All Photos by Billy Bennight for The Los Angeles Beat. Alie and Georgia celebrate winning at the Taste Awards. It’s award season in Los Angeles where there’s an award event or some sort of recognition party every few days. There’s … Continue reading

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EPA Issues Cleanup Plan For Arizona Power Plants

Dear LA Beat readers, Good News! The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has honored its obligation to our national parks by issuing a final cleanup plan for three ’70s-era Arizona power plants that will better regulate some of the biggest park … Continue reading

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