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The Beauty Beat: 3/11-3/17

Beer, blowouts and broccoli.

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    The Beauty Beat: 3/11-3/17
    LUSH

    Celebrate the luck of the Irish with a Lush beer-based shampoo. Get ready for a week of musical bliss at Blo. And eat something healthy. Your body will thank you for now and later.

    BEAUTY: Lush goes green for St. Patty’s Day with Cynthia Sylvia Stout Shampoo ($9.95-$29.95), a wash formulated with organic stout — yup beer. The vegan product takes that old wives tale about hops and hair and makes it a shining reality. GET IT:Lush Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura. 

    SPA: Ready to rock out your hair routine? Blo is. To celebrate upcoming Winter Music Conference, Blo Midtown is kicking things off with fashion, art, music and hair. Check out eye candy from artists Michael Perez and Jonathan Dvoretz, while DJ Jason Perez and international guests cranks out the tunes.Then stick around for fashion trends from Lorie Lester, and, of course, the latest in hair from Blo. GET IT: Wednesday, March 14, 7-10 p.m., RSVP to blomidtown@blomedry.com. 3301 N.E. First Ave., Ste. 102, Miami; 786.373.5256.

    Also happening at Blo Brickell, Blo & Bling. Think jewelry trunk show from Accessory Artists, perfectly coiffed hair and blo-tinis. Jewlery, including  brands like Kara Ross, Vanessa Mooney, Zariin, Lee Angel, Deepa Gurnani cuffs and Pame Designs, is up to 50 percent off, because you need earrings and such to accessorize your new Blo-made braid. GET IT: March 14, 5-9 p.m. RSVP tp blobrickell@blomedry.com. 900 South Miami Ave., unit 129, Brickell; 305.374.BLO


    GYM: March is National Nutrition Month. In addition to keeping up with your workout routine, “Get Your Plate in Shape,” the theme of this year’s campaign. Do so by trying out these simple tips:


    -Veg out. Go for green, red and orange veggies, like spinach, broccoli, asparagus and bell peppers, to reap the most health benefits. When it comes to fruit, citrus, apples and berries also add color to your diet.


    -Aim for whole grains. Instead of white starches, try one-hundred percent whole grain breads and pastas. To make sure you’re reaching for the right grain, look for the word “whole” as the first ingredient on the back of the package.


    -Mix and Match your proteins. Seafood, beans, nuts, fish, eggs — there’s a plethora of proteins out there just waiting to land on your plate. Make breakfast, lunch and dinner a different option.


    -Eat smart. Cut back on sodium, empty calories, fats and added sugar. We know it’s hard to shy away from the chips, chocolate and fries, but in the end you’ll be glad you did.


    To get more info about eating right this month (and hopefully thereafter), check in with a nutrition expert at The Sports Club/LA.


    GET IT: The Sports Club/LA at The Four Seasons Hotel and Tower, 1441 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305.533.1199.