It’s a well understood fact that having the ability to customize something makes it at least 10 times more special (or maybe that’s just me?). As I’ve learned more about the beauty industry here in Austin, I’ve been thrilled to find out about all the customizable beauty products available. From lipsticks to foundations, body scrubs to soaps, you’ll find there’s a little something for everyone to get excited about.[Read more…]
Austin is a city of entrepreneurship and creativity. We have plenty of opportunity for startups to take off here. There’s just one thing that can make moving into an office space difficult: commercial real estate prices.
Enter co-working spaces, where a monthly membership rate provides a working area and often other benefits, as well. Here are 10 Austin-based options.[Read more…]
Get ready to enter a whirlwind of Western and desert imagery with striking color palettes that pop like a desert flower. All of these elements work together to create something as nebulous as a mood, or as specific as a chronological story line. In fact, storytelling and narrative are a huge inspiration to Austin’s Fort Lonesome team as they create their designs.[Read more…]
One of Austin’s newest beauty stores is unique in several ways. It sells only clean beauty products made from safest, natural ingredients. It’s also more than just a retail store. Lovejay Beauty offers a variety of services from a gemstone steam and mask bar to daily yoga classes. It’s your one-stop shop to get rejuvenated and ready to take on the world.[Read more…]
Guest article by JaRon Marshall
Austin is a vibrant city filled with a myriad of choices when it comes to nightlife spots, which taqueria to hit up, and which live music event to experience. No matter the occasion, dress to impress by hitting one of these 10 Austin-based clothing stores where you can find one-of-a-kind menswear.[Read more…]
Leah Levitan sets to work, firm hands and laser focus in motion. “I make a point of listening to people to know what’s going on with their bodies,” she tells me. “Otherwise, how can I help them?”
It is something of her personal mantra as a healer. I mean, we’ve all had those soft hand, cold fish type of massages along the way, the ones we want to love, but that leave us wanting so much more. Align Massage is not that kind of place and will never be.[Read more…]
When you think of local baked goods, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Giant slices of pecan pie? A heaping mound of Cop Stop ice cream from Amy’s? Or maybe a doughnut sandwich from Gourdough’s tickles your sweet tooth.
Prepare to add something a bit more delicate to that pantheon of delectable Austin treats. By perfecting the under-appreciated and oft maligned meringue, the team at Fluff Meringues & More has filled a niche local foodies didn’t know they needed. These sweet treats are created with impeccable technique, exquisite style, and out of this world flavors.[Read more…]
If you see a need for something, then why not just figure out how to fill it? Lauren Cunningham did just that when she created Austin’s co-working space, The Commune. There’s a twist, though. It’s specifically designed and outfitted for local creatives and artists.[Read more…]
The perfect pair of shoes will complete practically every outfit. Austin business RUMEE offers beautiful embroidered shoes that will take you from day to night. But there’s more to this company than what meets the pavement.[Read more…]