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The Beauty Beat: 1/30-2/5

Make little things big with Clinique, double your pleasure at the Standard Spa and discover your own ab situation at JetSet Pilates.

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    The Beauty Beat: 1/30-2/5
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    BEAUTY: If your Benefit Big Gal lash brush just isn’t cutting it when it comes to swiping mascara on your bottom lashes, put your large-and-in-charge mascara wand on a diet with Clinique’s Bottom Lash Mascara. The micro-mini brush makes applying easy while the thermal active formula’s keeps it on for 24 hours (read: no raccoon eyes). Tip: Hold the brush vertically and wiggle through bottom lashes then hold normally to even out application. GET IT:Available in February in Black and Black/Brown, $10. Sephora South Beach, 721 Collins Ave., Miami; 305.532.0904.   

    SPA: Let’s face it, you need a good massage, but your significant other is anything but a masseuse. So spring for a couples’ retreat at the Standard Spa. This month, the Standard doubles your pleasure with couples treatments like Couples K.I.S.S. (Keep it Sensual and Satisfying, $390 for two), a massage that starts on the Hamam and ends with a massage. Need something a little deeper? Opt for the Couples Thai in the Garden ($250 for two) for a Thai massage for two, or schedule a Tag Team for Two’s ($390 for two/120 minutes) yoga session and massage for couples so you can stretch out and relax together. Whichever you choose, we promise your masseuse won’t pretend to be asleep when it’s time for your treatment. GET IT: 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach, 305. 673.1717.

    GYM: Sure, it looks like a late-night infomercial contraption, but in reality, the SPX Fitness Megaformer machine is the key to those abs you’ve buried under 2 a.m. pizza slices and too much beer. And you won’t find it anywhere else on the east coast other than at JetSet Pilates. So, what, exactly, does the Megaformer do? Owner Tamara Galinsky says her machine, which is used by celebs like Jennifer GarnerandSarah Jessica Parker, willbuild strength and endurance, increase flexibility and improve body composition. Wait, there’s more. You can burn up to 600 calories in one 50-minute class. Classes are limited to eight people, so you get some serious one-on-one time. Even better news, you can start to see results in as little as five classes. How’s that for instant gratification? GET IT:The Cosmopolitan at 110 Washington Ave., Miami Beach