The Beauty Beat: 2/26-3/3

Beauty bars, blow–dryer tips and global bending and stretching.

This week, glam it up at It Girl Expo, learn to tame your mane at Cutler South Beach and spread the love with World Yoga Day.


Paging all “it” girls. There’s a shopping expo just for you, the It Girl Expo, happening Feb. 29 through March 1. Between bites and complimentary cocktails, hear DJs, shop and step into the beauty bar. Find blowouts courtesy of Blo. Stock up on beauty supplies from Cream and Laura Mercier. Get brow tips from Anastasia. And give lashes a boost with Winks by Gerogie. Now that’s the kind of bar you could stay at all night. GET IT: Tickets $25, $35 for VIP. Tickets available at For a $5 discount, enter the code electric. The event is Wednesday and Thursday, 5:30 (VIP entrance), 6:30. Soho Studios Wynwood Convention Center, 2136 N.W. First Ave., Miami; 305.600.4785.


Your hair-dryer: It’s your best friend (when wielded by your stylist) and your worst enemy (in your own hands). Learn how to use this weapon to tame your mane from professionals when Culter South Beach offers its DIY “B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Blow-Dryer) class. On Feb. 29, Master Stylist Andrea Battist will be on hand to show you how to whip your hair into shape. Space is limited to 12 people and attendees are asked to bring their normal hair supplies. As part of the lesson, you’ll be given complimentary styling products from Redken. Look for the tutorials monthly on Feb. 29, March 21 and April 25 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. GET IT: $35. Cutler South Beach, 2377 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305.672.4499. RSVP to reserve your spot.


Feb. 26 is World Yoga Day. And while yoga studios across the planet are organizing global class practices, we encourage you to go out and find one. Check into these local yoga spots to see how you can participate:

Green Monkey: Miami Beach Tree House, 1827 Purdy Ave., Miami Beach; 305.397.8566.

Ayama Yoga: 2624 N.E. 188th St., North Miami Beach; 305.932.7755. 

The Cottage Yoga:  7120a Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 305.762.6694.

Miami Life Center: 736 6th St., Miami Beach; 305.534.8988.

Exhale at Epic: 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way, Miami; 305.423.3900.

Feel the vibration of that global om.


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