Friday Palacinka Bites - July 17th

In this weekly Friday roundup series, we share brief beauty, style, fragrance and product launch news.* For your DAILY DOSE, make sure you follow us on Twitter! To catch up on each week's beauty reviews on the blog make sure you check out our Weekend Beauty Review Updates.

Soli Davis, one of our favorite NYC based aestheticians, is now at Shibumi Spa, NYC!

Shibumi Spa is located in the the Eastern Athletic Tribeca Club, NYC and the Spa menu has expanded - now including treatments such as a new Bionova Blue Lamp Facial Treatment that will amaze and astound you, and the Anti-Oxidant Head to Toe Exfoliation Treatment, which smells good enough to eat and leaves you baby soft and your skin glowing from head to toe..

Also, when the clients come for a facial treatment, healing session or body treatment they can use the gym, steam room, sauna, and showers at no additional cost. The sound of the waterfall and natural light make you feel as if you were someplace else, like your own little sanctuary in New York. Davis also has two wonderful spa therapists besides her that work from the heart, with amazing hands as well.

Finally one can get a full spa experience and it's a great place for girlfriends to have an afternoon working out and getting treatments! By appointment only - Tel:(212) 343-8788 or e-mail:

Address: 80 Leonard Street between Church St. and Broadway

Women's Health's 3rd Annual Beauty Awards Featured in the July/August issue, on newstands now

This year the beauty product winners are separated into four categories – face/skincare, hair, body, and makeup – notably this year’s beauty picks are separated into reader, expert, and editor preference.

Some of our personal favorites are included in their roundup this year too, like: Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry Touch Sunblock, Shu Uemura Cleansing Beauty Oil, Clean & Clear Oil Absorbing Sheets and Phyto Phytodefrisant.

Visit for the full list.

Per- fekt Beauty Event, Sephora Times Square, NYC

Per-fekt Beauty will have a beauty event at Time Square Sephora on July 18th with skin consultations and free samples! This cult favorite beauty line is being used on TV & movie sets alike, including Ugly Betty, One Tree Hill and Dreamgirls -- and find out what stars like Reese Witherspoon, Jennifer Hudson, America Ferrera, Vanessa Williams, Rebecca Romijn, Daisy Fuentes, Kelly Ripa, Paris Hilton & Nicollette Sheridan are using to maintain per-fekt appearances!

Where: Time Square Sephora, 1500 Broadway #304, NYC 10036; (212) 944-6789

When: Saturday, July 18 12PM – 6PM

Estée Lauder has launched a brand Facebook page!

Check it out and explore the world of Estée Lauder with information on our newest launches, top trends, special events, product promotions, photos, videos, press placements, interactive quizzes and more!

ENTOURAGE'S Emmanuelle Chriqui in Women's Health Magazine

I absolutely love the HBO show Entourage and think Emmanuelle Chriqui is stunning and great on the show! That's why I was really happy that Chriqui opens up to Women’s Health ( in the July/August issue on her exotic look, challenges she’s faced in her career, and advice on how to embrace being different. It's a fantastic interview that you should definitely read.

*Since Palacinka means crepe in eastern Europe (and is a colloquial term in my husband's native Slovenian town for "pretty girl"), I thought that Friday Palacinka "bites" would be a nice way of wrapping up additional beauty-related news here on the blog at the end of the week. Enjoy! - RLB

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