Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf (or as her patients like to call her, “Dr. Z”) – Hebe Medical Spa – Best Spa in Hudson Valley

Skin Aging – Are You Speeding Up The Process?

It’s no secret that our society is obsessed with looking young. As baby boomers are aging, statistics show the U.S. market for anti-aging products and services is growing by the day. While science has made advancements in both topical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, certain lifestyle factors, such as smoking, sleep loss and sun exposure, can unknowingly sabotage your personal aesthetic goals. Although natural aging is a given, inherited by our genes – we do have control over extrinsic aging. Known as premature aging, it is caused by poor lifestyle habits that actually accelerate skin aging, including wrinkles, rough texture […]

Wonderful Beauty Tips To Help You Look Your Best – by Experts from Hebe Medical Spa

Wonderful Beauty Tips To Help You Look Your Best – by Experts from Hebe Medical Spa

Do you feel insecure about your appearance? Do you wish you could change the way you look? No matter what you look like, there are plenty of things you can do to make yourself more beautiful. This article will provide you with some beauty tips that can make anyone look and feel better. When picking out a bronzer to use on your face, go with a shade that is only two shades darker than your skin color. By picking out a color that is too dark, your skin is going to look too unnatural. The best color for those with […]

Choosing The Right Eye Makeup For Your Face – by Ashley McGillicuddy, Esthetician – Hebe Medical Spa – The Best Spa in Hudson Valley

The Sweet Spot for Starting Botox Injections – Beauty Tips with Ashley McGilliguddy

These miracle wrinkle-smoothing injections that were once thought to exclusively be used in Hollywood are becoming increasingly popular and accepted by the general public. The professionals at Hebe Medical Spa are all about aging gracefully and they are here to educate us about this beauty enhancing treatment! The Sweet Spot for Starting Botox Injections – Beauty Tips with Ashley McGilliguddy, Hebe Medical Spa What is Botox? Botox is a neuromodulator that works by blocking the release of acetylcholine which results in paralysis of local muscles which causes the overlying skin to appear smoother. Botox isn’t actually the only neuromodulator available […]

Maintain Younger Looking Skin Reverse The Aging Process – with Dr Z. and Irina Damyanidu, Hebe Medical Spa – The Best Spa in Hudson Valley – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios)

Maintain Younger Looking Skin to Reverse The Aging Process – Dr Z. and Irina Damyanidu – Hebe Med Spa

If you are already blessed with younger-looking skin, then consider yourself lucky. If you wish your skin looked younger than it does now, then all hope is not lost, as there are things you can do to reverse the aging process. Either way, once you have it, you need to do whatever you can to maintain younger-looking skin. Maintain Younger Looking Skin to Reverse The Aging Process – with Dr Z. and Irina Damyanidu, Hebe Medical Spa – The Best Spa in Hudson Valley – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) The first step is to minimize or completely […]

Choosing The Right Eye Makeup For Your Face – by Ashley McGillicuddy – Hebe Med Spa

Beauty is an interest of great application and skill. It is an interest with the goal of making oneself appear more attractive to themselves, others, or both. You may think that it’s easier said than done, correct? Don’t let that put you off! Read the tips below to see what you need to begin beautifying yourself like a pro. Choosing The Right Eye Makeup For Your Face – by Ashley McGillicuddy – Hebe Medical Spa – The Best Spa in Hudson Valley – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) If you have a pale complexion, opt for a brown […]

Amal Ishak - Queen of the Valley - Exclusive Interview by Miranda Weinberger Style by Cream, Hair by Liberty & Beauty, Makeup by Miranda Weinberger, Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Amal Ishak – Queen of the Valley – Cover Story and Exclusive Interview by Miranda Weinberger

Miranda: It is such an honor to be interviewing you for the next cover feature of our Winter 2021 issue! So tell us about yourself, where did it all begin? Amal: I am 35 and a mommy to 2 beautiful boys Christian & Noah, and I live and breath everything fashion. I am not really sure how it all it began… It feels like love of fashion was born with me LOL! Miranda: That’s amazing! I can definitely relate to balancing motherhood and entrepreneurship! It’s obvious you have a passion for fashion. What about the fashion industry was most attractive […]

Age Gracefully Without The Fountain Of Youth – with Rebecca Yodice of Hebe Med Spa – The Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley

Age Gracefully Without The Fountain Of Youth – with Rebecca Yodice of Hebe Med Spa

When we are young, we think it’s forever, though the search for the fountain of youth has been a quest as long as the history of human civilization. Consumers pay millions of dollars every year in hopes of finding the magic solution or remedy to aging. Some people resort to surgery to remain having a youthful appearance. Instead of spending money on the painful and expensive surgery, you can age gracefully with some attention to the needs of your body so you can age naturally and beautifully. Age Gracefully Without The Fountain Of Youth – with Rebecca Yodice, Aesthetician, Hebe […]

5 Tips To Improved Skin Care – with Daniele Pacione-Barr of the Hebe Med Spa

5 Tips To Improved Skin Care – with Daniele Pacione-Barr of the Hebe Med Spa

Your skin is the first thing that people notice about you and that is why a proper skin care regimen is so important. There are many products that claim to help improve skin tone and promote a flawless complexion, but the truth is that there is no such thing as instant results. An effective skin care regimen is one that is done consistently over a time before results will begin to develop. 5 Tips To Improved Skin Care – with Daniele Pacione-Barr of the Hebe Med Spa Skin Care Tip 1: Always use some type of exfoliation product, which will […]

Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age

Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age

Being beautiful can mean so many different things to so many different people. Regardless of what it means to you, this article has a lot of wonderful tips on how you can be more beautiful and keep yourself looking that way for a long, long time. Begin Caring For Your Skin Early To Stay Beautiful As You Age Beauty Tips by Mary Ayres, Aesthetician, Hebe Medical Spa If your lips begin to appear thinner with age, you can use this makeup trick to make them appear fuller and more plump: opt for a lighter, creamy lipstick in a neutral shade. […]

Give Yourself a Gift of Beauty this Holiday Season - Laser Skincare Treatments at the Hebe Med Spa by Irina Damyanidu, Hebe Medical Spa, Fishkill, NY

Give Yourself the Gift of Beauty this Holiday Season – Laser Skin Rejuvenation Treatments at the Hebe Med Spa

At Hebe Medical Spa we don’t want to use the term anti-aging, because we believe that getting old is a privilege and rather a positive concept. Pro-aging is to embrace the aging process and do the best you can to be the best version of yourself. We take a natural approach to beauty. We are all about helping people to feel the best about themselves and be the best version of themselves. The way we look is the way we feel. It’s about beauty from the inside out and beauty from the outside in. Give Yourself the Gift of Beauty […]

Fall 2020 Cover Story: Hudson Valley's Own Style and Beauty Expert Miranda Weinberger Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Group)

Fall 2020 Cover Story: Hudson Valley’s Own Style and Beauty Expert Miranda Weinberger

Maxwell: Wow! we are so fortunate to have you on the cover of the Fall 2020 issue, Miranda! Amazing photoshoot and what an inspiring story we are about to share with our readers! So tell us about yourself! What is your story? Fall 2020 Cover Story: Hudson Valley’s Own Style and Beauty Expert/Realtor Miranda Weinberger Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander Miranda: Thank you! It is an absolute honor to be the cover feature of the Fall 2020 Issue! I was born and raised in Kingston, New York. I graduated from Kingston High School in 2006 and immediately obtained my […]

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf (Dr. Z) of Hebe Medical Spa Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf (Dr. Z) of Hebe Medical Spa

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf (Dr. Z) of Hebe Medical Spa Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander Maxwell: Thank you for the interview opportunity and an amazing photoshoot, Dr. Z! I must say you are a natural when it comes to modeling. Great job! Please tell us a little bit about yourself and how did the idea of Hebe Medical Spa manifest in your life. Dr. Z: Well thank you! 🙂 We have done a few photoshoots the last couple of years and I can say I definitely feel more comfortable with it now! Not so much in the […]

The Story of Weightlifting Competitions with Certified Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

The History of Weightlifting Competitions with Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander

In ancient times, testing of one’s manhood was done by weight lifting. They would lift heavy stones such as Bluestones of old Dailly, Dinnie Stones, and Inver stone to show the power moreover it was a matter of prestige to the tribal kingdom in ancient times. The History of Weightlifting Competitions with Certified Bodybuilding Coach Maxwell Alexander Considering the available facts, weightlifting competitions first began in Europe in the late 1880 and the champion of the competition was crowned in 1891. In those periods, there were no other subdivisions and the crown went to the man able to lift the […]

In the Business of Beautifying Hudson Valley, One Face at a Time - The Hebe Medical Spa in Fishkill

In the Business of Beautifying Hudson Valley, One Face at a Time – Hebe Medical Spa in Fishkill, NY

In the upcoming Fall 2020 Issue of the Hudson Valley Style Magazine, we are featuring HEBE Medical Spa – a local Hudson Valley Small Business located on Main St in Fishkill and is owned and operated by two women – Dr. Zainab Mogul-Ashraf, a board-certified internist who specializes in medical aesthetics, and Irina Damyanidu, a former bank executive. In the Business of Beautifying Hudson Valley, One Face at a Time – HEBE Medical Spa in Fishkill by Irina Damyanidu, CEO, HEBE MedSpa // Featured Hudson Valley Style Small Business The name Hebe comes from the Greek word for youth. Hebe […]

Tips for the best back-to-school skin-care routine

Tips For The Best Back-to-School Skin-Care Routine

It’s that time of year again — the new school year is starting, and this year is like no other. Whether you’ve headed back into the classroom or you’re continuing to learn remotely, this year presents new challenges for everyone. Amid all these changes, it’s easy to get so busy that you don’t take good care of yourself. The result? When you’re over-stressed and under-nourished, it shows on your skin. (BPT) – Tips For The Best Back-to-School Skin-Care Routine Why not start the school year off right by establishing good self-care habits? When you’re in the middle of midterms or […]

The Hudson Villa - Hudson Valley's Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem

The Hudson Villa – Hudson Valley’s Hidden Luxury Gem by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine In New York City, everything you see is dynamic, even the luxury market. The old industrial areas here are transforming into high-end bohemian neighborhoods such as Tribeca, a vacation destination frequented by VIPs and has many trendy restaurants, boutiques, and luxury apartments. There’re stylish lofts in SoHo, an old commercial place where warehouses are converted into residential studios for artists. Attracting a trendy crowd looking for spacious luxury houses are the neighborhoods of West Village, Greenwich Village, and small Italy, all of which […]

Ducalm Skincare – 2020 Style and Design Awards Nomination

Ducalm Skincare – 2020 Style and Design Awards Nomination

Hudson Valley Style Magazine 2020 Style & Design Awards Nomination: DUCALM SKINCARE in Style & Design, Innovation, Social Responsibility, and Sustainable Design Categories. DUCALM SKINCARE WAS BORN OUT OF MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE. – Danielle Pitts, Founder and CEO As an athlete and a person with sensitive and reactive skin, I am conscious of using non-toxic and natural ingredients, but also the need for ingredient synergy. I craved simplicity, fewer products, and efficacy. I like to go makeup-free so I like to have balanced, even skin. I also happen to be an avid multi-studio per day/week fitness addict. I wanted the […]

Maitopia - Modern Rustic Energy Efficient Retreat in Red Hook, NY - Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Fresh air, inspiring design, warmth and comfort… Maitopia Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Escape the craziness for a few days and keep a healthy distance from the rest of the World in Maitopia, Hudson Valley’s hidden modern rustic gem in the middle of the woods in Red Hook, New York. This beautifully designed passive glass & wood modern cabin offers elegant details and the warmth that only an upstate energy-efficient retreat could. With a soaking egg tub, fires at every turn and a year-round hot pool you will fall in love with the place and the towns nearby. Not to mention Hudson Valley parks and hiking trails that are open for business and […]

Get your glow on: 6 tips to make your skin and hair shine

Get your glow on: 6 tips to make your skin and hair shine

(BPT) – Face it, winter is brutal for your skin and hair. Between the harsh, cold wind outside and the dry, overheated air inside, it’s hard to look your best all winter long. On top of that, everyone tends to overindulge in unhealthy food and drinks during the winter months. Fortunately, there are strategies you can use to enhance your looks while boosting your body’s natural ability to fight off the ill effects of winter. Here are some tips to look your best — even when the weather does its worst. Treat your skin with TLC Gently cleanse, exfoliate and […]

Odièle Skincare- French Indulgence - Effortless, Effective, and Dripping Hudson Valley Luxury

Odièle Skincare- French Indulgence – Effortless, Effective, and Dripping Hudson Valley Luxury

If you ask Marie-Josée Leduc about her organic skincare brand Odièle, she’d likely say she’s playing around and making concoctions. It comes effortlessly to her because she is no newcomer to the world of beauty. Prior to starting Odièle, Marie-Josée has and continues to work behind the scenes as a professional makeup artist. With an extensive list of models and celebrities endorsing her work and products, if you need tips about how to care for your skin naturally after applying makeup day in day out, Marie-Josée is who you want to speak to. As a makeup artist, every day Marie-Josée […]

Cover Story with Fitness Trainer Sophia Martelly - Winter 2020 Edition of the Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Hudson Valley Style Magazine – Winter 2020 Edition with Sophia Martelly

Happy 2020 everyone! We are now officially living in the future, or so we thought just a few years ago building those seem-to-be far away year 2020 plans. How did we do? I think it’s been great so far! Artificial Intelligence has gotten way more intelligent and became an essential part of our lives. Google literally wakes me up and puts me to bed every day 🙂 And all it wants back is data, oh well, I personally generate gigabytes of it every day, so there is no shortage here. Back to Hudson Valley Style though: Fitness and Wellness (one […]