Fall is here, and as we spend less time outdoors, on the beach and in the pool, we have more time to think about all the personal care we let slip in the name of late summer nights, hot dogs and frozen daiquiris.
We scoured Charlotte’s Book—the Wikileaks of wellness and beauty—to research ways we could absolve ourselves of the summer sins we’ve committed. Here is a roundup our favorite CB reads focused on aesthetic and wellness treatments to help us look and feel our best.
HOT? TRY CRYOTHERAPY: THE BEST WAY TO COOL DOWN, DE-STRESS, AND INCREASE METABOLISM
Freezing yourself seems extreme. But the benefits of Cryotheraphy—a 2-3 minute full-body freeze in a chamber where nitrogen-iced air circulates at minus-200 degrees Fahrenheit—has purported benefits that range from stress relief to reduced inflammation, better sleep, improved skin tone, and increased metabolism. Read more.
ULTRASHAPE: WHEN BARRY’S BOOTCAMP ISN’T ENOUGH
For how long have you wished that you could magically erase fat off of your body? Technology is finally catching up with our dreams of obtaining a sleek silhouette, despite stubborn areas of extra fat that seem impossible to get rid of, no matter how many Barry’s Bootcamp classes you endure. The first fat-zapper to the scene was CoolSculpting, which kills fat cells by freezing them to death, then your body gradually flushes it out over a period of two to four months. Now…. Read more.
LET THERE BE LIGHT (AND LASER): WE TRIED CLEAR + BRILLIANT
My skin may be young (I’m 24 years old), but that doesn’t mean it’s problem-free. From adolescent acne to eczema, and now adult acne (it just keeps getting better, right?), hyperpigmentation, scarring, and reoccurring blemishes are always on my list of skincare concerns to tackle. When I learned about Clear + Brilliant, a gentle laser treatment that evens skin tone and boosts radiance with no downtime, I was ready to sign up. Read more.
CHARLOTTE TALKS TO: TOWN & COUNTRY MAGAZINE BEAUTY DIRECTOR, JAMIE ROSEN
Welcome to #CharlotteTalksTo, where we feature amazing women out there shaking things up and remaining fabulous in the process. How do they do it? Behind every beautiful and brilliant woman are a few secrets that help them “be timeless”.
Jamie Rosen currently serves as the Beauty Director for one of America’s most storied titles: Town & Country Magazine. She has held this position since 2010 and her sharp editorial eye and reporting is evident on the beauty pages of this classic Hearst publication. For the past five years, she has overseen all beauty, health and wellness content in the magazine, online, and across Town & Country’s multiple social channels. Read more.
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