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Knockout Beauty Shop Comes to Bloomingdale’s

By Olivia Cuccaro While luxury online shopping continues to grow, the beauty counters at a department store are still a glamorous staple of the bricks-and-mortar retail experience. You may recognize Knockout Beauty from its summer stint in the Hamptons, but the pop-up from beauty expert Cayli Cavaco Reck now has a permanent place on the cosmetics floor of Bloomingdale’s in […]

Spa of the Week: Hi’ilani Spa

By Kristen Shirley Located near the Clubhouse at the site of our March/April cover shoot, Hi’ilani Spa is the perfect Hawaiian hideaway. Surrounded by lava rock walls, the spa offers a wide array of treatments, including some specialized Hawaiian-inspired treatments, and a fabulous seven-step wet ritual to put you into a relaxed state of mind from the second you step […]

A Mindfulness Spa Experience from Natura Bissé

By Olivia Cuccaro Exposure to toxins, pollution and environmental stressors can take a toll on skin that’s already battled a dry winter climate. A renewing facial for spring can do the trick, but it still doesn’t fully protect skin from external factors. Natura Bissé has created a way to grant your skin care wishes. For the first time, the Natura […]

Elite Style List: Fashion, Beauty & Beyond

From fashion, beauty, wellness and more, the Editors at Elite Traveler have picked their favorite products of late. So if you’re looking for some shopping inspiration, look no further than this week’s fabulous style edit.

Best Luxury Lip Glosses

By Olivia Cuccaro Once reserved for teenage girls and pop stars, lip glosses are making a comeback in the luxury beauty world. Lighter than the matte styles that have been in fashion as of late, lip gloss adds a little shimmer – not to mention fullness – to your lips that’s perfect for spring. Whether you prefer to flaunt your […]

Penhaligon’s Extends Portraits Collection

By Olivia Cuccaro Feminine floral or sensual spice? Your perfume tells a story. Penhaligon’s has taken this idea to new heights with its Portraits collection, a line of fragrances woven into a fictional tale. The house has released Chapter 2 of their olfactory narrative, adding two new fragrances – and characters – to the line. The question is, which Portrait […]

Spa of the Week: Gondwana Bush Spa

By Olivia Cuccaro Even the most adventurous travelers need a place to unwind. Tucked away along a footpath on a South African game reserve, Gondwana Bush Spa is a sanctuary in the wild. Situated on Gondwana Game Reserve’s 26,000 acres, the tented bush spa contrasts a breathtaking safari setting with relaxing signature services. The spa features both individual and couple’s […]

An Exclusive Tropical Beauty Look from William Murphy

William Murphy, the makeup artist for our cover story shot in Palm Beach, creates an exclusive look for Elite Traveler readers to try out on their next tropical vacation. Here, a subtle eye with an expressive lashline lets a bold, flirty lip color do all the talking. To achieve the look, start with clean and perfect-looking skin by using Clé […]

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Spa of the Week: Spa at Ayana

By Olivia Cuccaro When it’s time for tranquility, Bali is always the right answer. Ayana Resort & Spa is an island escape where you can unwind amidst the greenery of tropical gardens and calm waves of the Indian Ocean. The property features an expansive spa complex, which includes three areas to meet all your pampering needs: Ayana’s Thermes Marins Bali […]

Spa of the Week: Remède Spa at The St. Regis Bahía Beach Resort

By Kristen Shirley Remède Spa at The St. Regis Bahía Beach Resort in Puerto Rico is an elegant, tropical sanctuary offering world-class treatments, including some inspired by Puerto Rico’s traditions that use local ingredients. Upon entering, you are greeted with a glass of champagne and walked to the outdoor relaxation areas. The separate men’s and women’s relaxation areas have steam rooms, saunas, outdoor […]

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