The Beauty Beat: 5/20-5/26

Bold nails, cold facials and more.

Essie launches a summer collections that’s picture perfect. Equinox offers a facial that’s as cool as ice. And the Sports Club/LA makes it a month to remember.

BEAUTY: Essie is no stranger to bold colors. But the latest offering, Poppy Razzi, takes hot hues to a whole new level. The collection of four shades, brings oranges and pinks to the forefront for fingers and toes with hues like Lights (pink), Camera (hot pink with hints of red), Action (orange) and Bazooka (red, orange). Camera worthy? You bet. GET IT: $8 each, available online at

SPA: How about this heat? Cool down with the Thermal Ice Facial at The Spa at Equinox. With hot and cold therapy, pores get purged of impurities and skin get rehydrated and rejuvenated. Score the 50-minute treatment for just $185. The treatment kicks off with a conditioning facial, followed buy a cool seaweed mask with vitamins A, B, C. E & K, folic acid and niacin. The mask heats up to a warm 107 degrees and as it cools down, it hardens. Cooling down encourages skin to up its collagen levels, making skin firmer, tighter and healthier. How cool is that? GET IT: Equinox Aventura (19501 Biscayne Blvd. #3002; 305.935.9514); Coral Gables (370 Lorenzo Ave.; 786.497.8200) and South Beach (520 Collins Ave., 305.673.1172).
Gym: There’s a month for everything these days. And May just happens to be National Pilates Month. Celebrate with classes at The Sports Club/LA. There’s a ton of offerings, including Pilates Mat and Pilates Mat Plus, both basic mat format classes. Or, try something new with Pilates Plyo, a martial arts, Pilates, yoga, dance fusion. There’s also Pilate Power (for pros) and Pilates with Props, a mat classes that uses props to tighten and tone. With so many offerings, you’re bound to find one that suits your style this month. GET IT: The Sports Club / LA, The Sports Club/LA at The Four Seasons Hotel and Tower, 1441 Brickell Ave., Miami; 305.533.1199.

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