Cupping at Tao Foot Spa in Fishkill, NY

You may not know what cupping is but you’ve probably seen it if you caught the 2016 Summer Olympics and saw Michael Phelps show up with a bunch of circular looking hickies on his back. The bruise-like marks may seem gnarly but they’re actually quite painless and the result of a traditional Chinese Medicine practice.…

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Om Aroma: The Luxury Skincare Brand Made in Hudson Valley

Some people treat themselves with clothes, others with beauty products. I’m in the latter category. I’m gaga for Sephora. I see an Ulta and swoon. There’s a Ricky’s around the corner? I’ll race you there. Lotions, lip balms and scrubs, I want, I need, I love. Given my skin care obsession, I was (understandably) devastated…

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