Taylor Stone might be one of the only cosmetics and skincare lines around with its own manifesto. A call for authenticity and boldness, the manifesto spotlights values crystallized by the Taylor Stone products themselves, which are are free of parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and synthetic fragrances. They're all crafted by hand, and because the line is run by a small team of people who are passionate about their mission, each item is made with care.
8Eightyeight Cigar Merchants serves delectable libations and cultivates cigar-chomping camaraderie within a private facility that fuses elements of a cigar lounge, pool hall, and sports bar. The club's massive walk-in humidor houses brand-name cigars for members to puff away on while monitoring news and sports such as pay-per-view UFC fights on a cluster of flat-screen TVs arranged in front of comfy leather chairs or while shooting pool within the white-brick billiards room. In addition to members-only cigar and alcohol tastings, 8Eightyeight Cigar Merchants hosts a plentitude of private fundraisers, corporate events, and parties for Groucho Marx enthusiasts.
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Lux Aveda Salon/Spa evokes a sense of glamour with its sleek design and luxurious services. Hairstyling visionaries Wade Zylstra and James Cook preside over three levels of cranial artisans who administer cuts and specialized treatments, and educate clients about haircare, recommending Aveda home-care products to maintain their new looks.
Aveda produces a full line of natural beauty products carried at nearly 7,000 salons and spas. Popular gorgeous makers such as Shampure shampoo and witch-hazel hair spray deliver on Aveda's commitment to well-rounded earthly beauty with eco-friendly packaging cradling ingredients derived from the world's finest and least selfish plants.
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