The Beauty Beat: 3/13-3/19

Local celeb Tracy Wilson Mourning shares her beauty secrets, Lapis goes green and yogis unite for Wanderlust at The Standard.

BEAUTY: Countless movies have been made about what women want. The truth: We just want a really good moisturizer. Leave it up to basketball wife, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tracy Wilson Mourning to take that want and make it a tangible product. Her new line, TWM by Tracy Wilson Mourning The Bath & Body Ritual Collection, takes the dynamic roles of women, like Goddess, Soulmate, Mother and Friend, and blends them with essential oils for a offering of washes, scrubs, lotions and oils. She also offers Lover and Kiss, two lines that will make you feel as sexy as you’ll smell, as well as pulse point perfumes. It’s all the moisturizing you need and more with a hint of local flavor and a big dose of girl power. GET IT: Therapy 2201 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305.673.9170 and online at

SPA: With Saint Patrick’s Day just around the corner, expect things to get good and green March 17, including Lapis spa at The Fontainebleau. Skip the green beer this year and indulge in spectacular spa treatments instead. All month long you can save green with 10 percent off any 50-or 80-minute spa massage from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. And make that 17 percent on the 17th. Try out the Luck of the Irish deal with a “Take a Load Off My Back” massage, a “Speedy Yet Effective” facial, Spa manicure and Lapis soak for $153.75 (Monday through Thursdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Or, go for the Four Re-Leaf deal with a Trazer2 training session and a “Take a Load Off My Back” massage for just $126.65. Both will have your Irish (or otherwise) eyes smiling. GET IT: 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305.674.4772.

GYM: When it comes to festivals, Miami has more than its share. Each year you can grow your taste buds at the South Beach Food & Wine Festival, expand your horizons at Art Basel and add wrinkles to your brain at the Miami Book Fair International. Now it’s time to immerse yourself into a weekend of health, wellness, music and yoga with Wanderlust at The Standard. The fastest spreading yoga and music event kicks off its first leg of 2011 right here in Miami Beach. From March 17 through 20, expect famed yoga teachers from the nations top studios, like Elena Brower of Vira Yoga, Schuyler Grant of Kula Yoga Project and The Shala’s Barbara Verrochi and Kristin Leigh. Get your om on with music from Bonobo, The Mayapuris, Shaman’s Dream, Garth Stevenson and Prasanna. And when you aren’t twisted up in your eagle pose of giving scorpion another go, enjoy the Standard Spa’s Turkish hamam, therapeutic massage, acupuncture and Chinese herbal baths. Stir up energy between sessions with super foods from Lido Restaurant & Bayside Grill. All this set against the backdrop of The Standard’s beautiful views of Biscayne Bay. Says festival co-founder Jeff Kranso, “We are looking forward to bringing Wanderlust to this energetic and vibrant community, giving them the first taste of what we have in store for 2011.” Likewise, Miami and all its yogis are looking forward to bringing it to the mat. GET IT: March 17 through 20. The Standard Spa, 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach; 305.673.1717.



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