Skin Love

We Tried It: A Gua Sha Facial Treatment

Elizabeth Thomas brings the ancient Chinese art of gua sha to her Bradenton skincare practice.

04/09/2018 By Megan McDonald

Lose Big

Health Expert Danee Barnett Talks Weight Loss

We talked to Danee Barnett, a local force in healthful weight loss, about her 26-day detox program.

04/06/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Clean Queen

Do Natural Deodorants Really Work?

Our beauty editor tried, tested and loved these three organic deodorants.

03/14/2018 By Heather Dunhill

Construction

Nonprofit That Serves Those with Disabilities to Add New Therapeutic Pool

Halfacre Construction Company was recently selected to build a therapeutic pool for The Haven.

01/30/2018 By Staff

Unity Awards 2018

These Three Doctors Want to Make Healthcare Accessible to All

Newtown residents now have access to regular, affordable health care in their own neighborhood at Sarasota Memorial’s Health Care System’s Jean & Alfred Goldstein Health Center.

01/23/2018 By Susan Burns

They Still Got Game

Senior Athletes are Redefining Aging

"We’re seeing 85-year-olds run marathons. It’s inspiring what these athletes are doing.”

12/27/2017 By David Hackett

Glam Squad

Tips on Aging Well from Industry Experts

Hair, makeup, fashion and more—we've got tried-and-true tips for looking and feeling great.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Fountains of Youth

49 Ways to Look and Feel Younger

We’ve scouted out all sorts of ways to refresh and revive your body, mind and soul in our city. Let’s get going.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Plant Power

Want to Look Great and Live Longer? Eat Plants, Says an Oncologist

Dr. Amber Orman espouses a plant-based diet and suggests avoiding meat and dairy.

12/27/2017 By Pam Daniel

Think Plastic

These Cosmetic Procedures Can Take the Years Away

People of all ages are embracing a wide range of procedures. Here are a few of the most popular.

12/27/2017 By Su Byron

Fountains of Youth

How to Look and Feel Younger

There are plenty of ways to slow down aging right here in town.

12/27/2017 By Ilene Denton

Mindful Buying

Valerie Bernhard's Art Guy Workshop is a Labor of Love

A life-threatening medical condition inspired Bernhard to start her line of cotton textiles emblazoned with mindful messages.

12/20/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Beauty and Soul

How Makeup Stylist Cam McInnes Uses Your Aura to Inspire Your Look

McInnes, a veteran makeup artist, tunes into his clients' chakras to help evolve their makeup looks.

08/25/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Party On

What's it Like to Live for a Century? Ask One of These 12 Ladies

Pines of Sarasota held its seventh annual Centenarian Celebration Tea Party this past Friday.

08/17/2017 By Stephanie Hagan

Wellness & Workouts

Fitness Pro Chaz Glunk Talks Summer Beach Bod Hacks and Tips for Adopting an Active Lifestyle

"One of the most direct paths to disappointment is when you create goals based on society’s pressure to look a certain way, fit into a certain size or be a certain weight. "

07/05/2017 By Heather Dunhill

Namaste on the Beach

Go to the Beach or Practice Yoga? Why Not Do Both?

Ava Csiszar's yoga class on Siesta Beach offers sun, sand and stretching.

06/20/2017 By Rick Morgan

Mr. Chatterbox

Our Humor Columnist Gets Personal About the Disease Men Fear Most

This month: Mr. Chatterbox talks prostate cancer.

06/01/2017 By Robert Plunket

Saving Babies

Infant Swimming Resource Helps Kids Learn Water-Survival Techniques

Every parent’s nightmare, especially in Florida, starts with a young child falling into a pool, or off a dock, or into a pond. What happens next is the difference between life and death.

04/26/2017 By Hannah Wallace

Peace and Love

Meet the Maker: Jessica DiLorenzo of Trikona Designs

Jessica DiLorenzo's Mala bracelets and necklaces promote peace and unity.

01/20/2017 By Jasmine Respess Edited by Megan McDonald

Heat Index

How to Help Kids (And Their Parents) Rest Easy

Sleep coach Dana Obleman shares her tips.

12/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker