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Westchester’s 2021 Guide to New Experiences

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Hello, 2021! Since 2020 took us all for a spin, it’s more important than ever before that we embrace the new year with a totally clean slate and positive attitude. 2021 is the year of new experiences! From self-care and healthy lifestyle techniques, to personalized photo shoots and martial arts classes, this is the year to get out of your comfort zone and try something totally new! Check out some of these exciting experiences you can add to your 2021 New Year’s Resolution list.

Love Is In The Hair

Looking for a hair color that doesn’t require many salon visits? Balayage is your answer. Balayage is the secret to low maintenance hair color. Hand painted to perfection, giving you a natural looking rooted highlight effect full of dimensional color! Don’t let social distancing lead to at home dye jobs—go for what doesn’t require a ton of upkeep: balayage. Stay modern and stay on trend!

Ashley Lucien Hair
Instagram: @ashleylucienhair

All About The Brows

Tatiana is a 10-year esthetician with expertise in brow work. Whether it’s revamping your entire look, or just giving them a little TLC, you can turn to her! The services range from brow threading & waxing, to brow tinting and facial hair removal! If you want a personalized experience, look no more. Her consultations are done privately, in a one-on-one studio, where she will map out your brows and a great solution for you!

Brows By Bodas
Facebook: @browsbybodas
Instagram: @browsbybodas

A New Year For New Portraits

Have your family portraits taken in 2021 and beyond with photographer and author Car Pelleteri. Car delivers images that are classic, quirky, and fun. Her approach is breezy, thoughtful and thorough. Solely a location photographer, whether a public space or your backyard, no two shoots look alike. Pets are very welcome! Car also offers custom fine art wall prints of her iconic timeless images, including photographs from her coffee table books on Montauk, N.Y. Book your shoot now!

Car Pelleteri Photography
Instagram: @car.newyork

Get Ready For Some POP

Organic Balloon Garland Décor is one of the hottest trends in parties and events! Creative Crafting by Cynthia will design a dramatic and colorful balloon backdrop for your next Birthday, Baby/Wedding Occasion, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Business Grand Openings, Holiday Events and more! Cynthia sculpts a one-of-a-kind free flowing balloon garland just for you! Ask about non-contact installations and deliveries—now let’s get POPPIN’!

Creative Crafting By Cynthia
Facebook: @creativecraftingbycynthia
Instagram: @creative_crafting_by_cynthia

Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone

Welcome to Edge Martial Arts, where we believe that martial arts training prepares students for the challenges that life brings. Learn about balance, discipline and fitness in a fun, challenging environment that supports goal setting and promotes a winning mentality. Come give it a try with our $49 unlimited two week trial, which includes a free uniform! Zoom option is also available! Call today and ask about our extensive COVID protocols!

Edge Martial Arts
Facebook: @EdgeMADobbs
Instagram: @edge_martialarts

Where Tea Meets Wine

Have you ever tried our Tea Infused Wine? Start a new year with a new experience: full of aromas from wine and tea, crunchy and fruity on the palate. Best of all, it is not only delicious but also full of antioxidants, great for your heart and high in Vitamin C. Try our delightful Hastings Fruit & Flowers Tea infused Pinot Grigio, Blueberry Breeze infused Albarino or D’Asti. A must try for the new year!

Hastings Tea & Coffee
Facebook: @hastingstea
Instagram: @htc.lounge

Photo byPeter Lott, @luckyl0tt,

It’s Glow Time

Planning (or rescheduling) your wedding event? Need a makeup artist to create the perfect glowy look? You’ve found her! Lisa’s mantra is making beauty personal. She takes that approach to deliver one-of-a-kind makeup looks for each client that caters to their preferences. From your big day, or night on the town, she will make you feel and look glamorous. Lisa is trained and certified by top industry professionals and maintains a repertoire of the latest techniques.

Lisa G Beauty

Elegant Celebrations at Home

Enjoy a private celebration in the comfort of your home, prepared by an award-winning Chef. The freshest premium ingredients are crafted with care in creative recipes, made to suit your tastes. Chef brings years of experience with special diets, across a range of cuisines. Expert service and personalized attention mark the occasion at every step. Leave all the planning, shopping, and clean-up to MadeByRK, and enjoy your special evening —at home!

Facebook: @MadeByRK
Instagram: @foodmadebyrk
Twitter: @MadeByRK

Let Your Hair Do The Talking

Want gorgeous & luxurious hair this year? Look no further! Mr. Carmine International Hair has multiple services available for you, offering much more than the average hair salon. The full-service salon in Yonkers provides services and products to maximize the growth, beauty, and volume of your hair. Serving Westchester County and the surrounding communities. Additionally, Clients come to us for hair loss treatment solutions. Mr. Carmine’s has won a gold medals in Hair Replacement and haircuts Book your appointment today!

Mr. Carmine International Hair Salon
Facebook: @Mr.CarmineInternational

Treat Yourself Today

Nail Spa and Polish’d Nail Boutique provide you with a huge variety of trending beauty services to add self-care to your routine. Their most popular service? Dip Powder, a happy medium between color gel and acrylics/hard gels. No dry time and extended wear of 2 to 4 weeks. Other services provided include Vegan & Non-Toxic Polishes, Apres Gel X Soft Gel Extensions, Organic Spa Pedicures, Eyelash Extensions and Lifts, Permanent Makeup services and even Reflexology Massages.

Nail Spa Elmsford
Facebook: @nailspaelmsford
Instagram: @nailspaelmsford

Polish’d Nail Boutique
Facebook: @polishdnailboutique
Instagram: @polishdnailboutique

Capture Your Favorite Moments

Let Jaclyn tell your love story through her lens! Book your engagement or wedding photos today and she will make sure your most precious moments are perfectly captured. Jaclyn’s passion for capturing beautifully rare and once in a lifetime moments makes the job so special to her. Jaclyn will turn your favorite moments into a love story that will last a lifetime!

Nannariello Photography
Facebook: @NannarielloPhotography
Instagram: @nannariellophotography

Find More Peace & Calm In Your Life

We all need more time to de-stress, relax, and find more moments of calm. Boost your mental and physical health in 2021! Meditation has been proven to lower blood pressure, boost immunity, improve sleep, decrease stress and much more! Join us at Pause to be Present, Westchester’s Premier Virtual Mindfulness & Meditation Studio, for daily classes and meditations online, from beginners to long time meditators, led by expert instructors. You can enjoy all of our classes On-Demand and meditate with us anytime, anywhere!

Pause To Be Present
Facebook: @pausetobepresent
Instagram: @pausetobepresent

Give Your Hair What It Deserves

Salon Pure is proud to say that they are Olaplex Certified! Olaplex is the MUST try product this year! “REPAIR, PROTECT, STRENGTHEN” are the three “it” words for hairspiration & Olaplex will do just that. Olaplex is the #1 bond builder targeting ALL types of damage. It will transform all hair types and textures leaving your locks looking youthful and healthy. Steps 0-7 are all uniquely customizable to fit into your weekly regimen. New clients receive 15% off their first visit!

Salon Pure
Facebook: @SalonPureWestchester
Instagram: @salonpurewestchester

Yoga, There’s A Reason For The Buzz!

What is the big deal? Why do so many people like (are maybe addicted to) yoga? Learn and practice yoga at an inclusive, spiritually based space. Practice gentle and yin yoga, while meditating and releasing mental stress. Practice core vinyasa, holding plank, visualizing your inner strength and courage. Train to become a yoga teacher, flexible schedule, virtually and/or live. New Year must-try is our $9.99 for on-demand yoga classes, available for a short time. Sign up and lock in the price for life!

Westchester Yoga Arts
Facebook: @WestchesterYogaArts
Instagram: @westchesteryoga

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