Art at Your Fingertips When it comes to art, it’s not the size of an artist’s canvas that matters. Take Jaeme Estera, Nita Darling, and Nikko Gray: These veritable Picassos of the pinkie have opened a new nail art collective, Kleur, in Freak City’s gallery space
Facialist Joanna Vargas Shares Her All-Natural Beauty Elixirs According to facialist Joanna Vargas, a green juice a day will keep dull, dehydrated skin away. And seeing as her Triple Crown treatment is a must for NYC’s well-heeled, beauty-obsessed set; she invented the world’s first antiaging LED therapy bed; and her just-launched namesake line of products is already making waves, we’ll take her word for it. We’ll also take her daily serum (one of the mainstays in her tightly edited, at-home collection that includes a vitamin C wash, enzyme mask, and rejuvenating serum), which is inspired by the veggie beverage that maintains healthy, dewy, radiant skin — one she, herself, swears by and shares with all her clients.
An Antidote for Summer Fun When the summer (sun, booze) is written all over your face, chances are it’s a scary story. Edit out the bad parts with Savane Organic Skincare, restorative South African potions that hit New York this week.
Homemade Face Mask and Scrub Recipes You might not be able to get in to see facialist Joanna Vargas (and not just because her day is booked solid with bold-faced names like Rachel Weisz, Cornelia Guest, and Gucci Westman — you might not be in NYC). The next best thing? Her new line of skin care products and at-home recipes for gorgeous, dewy skin.
Get Free Shipping on Rebecca Minkoff and More For some time now, we’ve had a girl crush we just can’t shake: Rebecca Minkoff . Though we’d happily pay retail (gasp) for the beloved NYC designer’s wares, today’s Swirl sale for up to 50 percent off and free shipping (promo code AUGFSHIP) on her handbags and ready-to-wear line has us plain ecstatic. Here’s a taste of what’s in store.
Hurry Before It Suffers Overexposure Screenplay: Co Characters: – Justin Kern, screenwriter and the impresario behind art party Not to Be Reproduced . – Stephanie Danan, movie producer who’s always dressed to chill
Ernest Cline’s Debut Novel Launches This is the true story… of what happens… when you stop judging a book by its cover … and just read the damn thing already. Ernest Cline’s debut novel, Ready Player One, is set in the year 2044, when much of the human population escapes its ugly existence by logging into a virtual reality and attempting to solve a computer puzzle with a multibillion-dollar prize — including awkward 18-year-old Wade Watts. Because he lives most of his life online, Wade’s never met his best friends or the girl he loves , and his worst enemy is a giant corporation that’s tried to kill him.
Chuko Opens in Prospect Heights Any reality TV junkie knows that the test of a good chef is what he can create using only ingredients from a convenience store. (Krispy Kreme bread pudding, anyone?) With that in mind, we asked the chefs at Chuko, the new ramen restaurant opening tonight in Prospect Heights, to show us what they could do with the 99-cent version you ate in college. We also threw in a Pathmark-prepared rotisserie chicken for fun
Just Don’t Call Them Donuts You caught the cupcake bug, fell hard for fro yo, and made shaved ice a religion. Next stop on your tour du dessert ? The fonut.