Creative Solutions for Boutiques

Creative Solutions for Boutiques
With all of the limitations placed on local boutiques and small shops, they’ve had to find creative solutions to still connect with their clients.  Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Trend & Style editor, Madeline Nachbar explains how they are making it work. Nani Nalu “Suitcase” Peregrine Kidsware “Comfy in Quarantine Surprise...

Simonson’s Salon Mothers Day

Simonson’s Salon Mothers Day
During these challenging times, your Mom needs… no DESERVES a Simonson’s Salon and Spa experience now more than ever! This Mother’s Day treat mom to a massage, facial, manicure, pedicure or a spa package… with a Simonson’s Salon and Spa instant, online gift certificate. Enjoy a BONUS GIFT of luxurious pampering essentials, with a...

Gifts for Mother’s Day

Gifts for Mother’s Day
Kelli Hanson has some ideas on gifts that would be perfect for moms this year – and show your support for local businesses at the same time! Essence One Mom’s Self Care Survival Kit 1 Boost Rollerball – immune support 1 HoneyMint Lip Balm 1 Morning Calm Hand Sanitizer 1 Sleep Rollerball Shower Steamers ...

Scarves and Headbands

Scarves and Headbands
We received an email from a viewer asking for ideas on how to tie different scarf styles in your hair.  With lots of grey roots showing, scarves are a great way to cover them up.  Stylist Amy Seeman shows us a few easy ways. For more style tips, follow Amy on social media @mamaseeman and Amy Seeman #StyleTips on Facebook.

Masks

Masks
The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that all people wear facial masks when out in public to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  Minnesota brands and fashion designers have stepped up to provide masks for the community.  Not intended to be medical-grade substitutes, they do follow guidelines provided by the CDC. BA Craftmade...

Nail Care

Nail Care
With all the hand washing going on, how are your nails looking?  With the nail salons currently on pause, you might need to give your nails a little TLC at home.  Ryan McEnaney, owner of Frenchies Modern Nail Care, shows us how you can do that.

Picking the Right Swimsuit

Picking the Right Swimsuit
Even though your travel plans have probably changed, you are still going to want to feel good in your swimsuit this summer.  Nani Nalu Beachwear in Edina can help you find the suit that is the perfect fit for your body. Even though Nani Nalu is closed for in-store shopping, they’ve launched something new to help you still find that...

Adjusting Hems

Adjusting Hems
If you are cleaning out your closets, before you throw away those old jeans try them on one more time. If they fit you well in the waist and legs, changing the hem might be the thing needed to breathe new life into them. Fashion stylist, Amy Seeman explains how easy this is. If you need extra help getting your closet ready for spring, Amy is...

DIY Facials

DIY Facials
Just because you can’t get out to the spas, there are still ways you can pamper your skin at home.  Beauty expert Hillary Kline shows us some DIY facials you can do right at home.  Connect with Hillary on her Instagram @klinetothetop. FOR DRY SKIN:  *Mix orange juice, 1 teaspoon of plain yogurt and 1 teaspoon of aloe vera...

Climate Smart Skincare

Climate Smart Skincare
Who would have thought that the zip code you live in matters when it comes to skincare?  Pour Moi Climate Skincare is the world’s first anti-aging formulated for the specific climate you live in.  They call it “anti-aging skincare by zip code”!  Founder Ulli Haslacher joins us via skype. The Spring Equinox Rejuvenation Kit consists...

Supporting Local Boutiques

Supporting Local Boutiques
Clothing stores and boutiques are currently closed but they’re still finding ways to serve the community and connect with their local customers.  Producer Lisa Adams shares how you can still shop local and support your favorite spots. Statement Boutique Set up a phone call or FaceTime appointment and she will virtually shop with you...

Working From Home

Working From Home
Chances are you are working from home and you aren’t sure how long this is going to last.  If you’re finding it hard to change out of those leggings and yoga pants, our Fashion Stylist says “it’s time!”  There are psychological benefits to creating casual but pulled together looks when working at home. Women's Looks Blazer...

Moxie Malas

Moxie Malas
Feelings of being unsettled or uncertain about everything ahead of us is expected. It’s important to tune into those emotions and listen to them. Crystal Healing and aromatherapy jewelry by Moxie Malas was created to help you do that.  Owner Jessica Hoch joins us to explain what her sets of jewelry are designed to do. Click on the set you...

Fixes for Between Appointments

Fixes for Between Appointments
If you haven’t already, you’ll likely be missing out on time at the salon.  Sadly, salons have had to close their doors and it’s going to be noticeable in our hair eventually!  Simonson’s Salon and Spa has products that will help you get through this time until you can get to the salon again. HAIR: Three Step Maintenance Step...

Take the Opportunity to Organize

Take the Opportunity to Organize
Chances are you’re spending a lot more time at home and have a little extra time on your hands.  Now is the time to get your closets organized and your wardrobe ready for spring! Fashion Stylist Amy Seeman offers these tips: Scale Down Take Your Clothes for a Walk Identify Gaps Amy also offers Virtual Styling Sessions if you...

Fun Swimsuit Ideas

Fun Swimsuit Ideas
We're Skiing into Spring at Buck Hill and spring means swimsuit season is almost upon us. Elizabeth and our friends from Mall of America figured out a way to bring those swimsuits to the ski slopes. WILLOW Coat, Macy's $132.00 Top, Macy's $34.99 Bottom, Macy's $24.99 Shoes, Old Navy $29.99 ANGUS Coat, LL Bean $179.00 Bottom,...

State of the Shopping Mall

State of the Shopping Mall
Ali Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief of Twin Cities Business, shares what's going on at some of the most iconic shopping malls in town. How are they staying relevant with stores inside closing? Read more from Ali and her team in Twin Cities Business. You can also listen to Ali co-host The Shop Girls, Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. on myTalk 107.1.