Category Archives: Health

Cincinnati Gorilla Run March 24!

The 2nd annual Cincinnati Gorilla Run will be held March 24th! The Gorilla Glue Company is hosting the run to raise funds for the Mountain Gorilla Conservation Fund (MGCF), an international charity working in central Africa for the protection of the endangered mountain gorilla.

Events will include a 5k and kids 1k fun run, walk and ride around Cincinnati. Everyone who registers will get a full gorilla suit to keep! Since efforts to save the mountain gorilla began, MGCF has helped reach a 12% increase in the gorilla’s population growth.

The start and finish lines for the race will be at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse and the schedule of events for the day include:

9:00 AM Registration Opens

10:15AM 1k Little Gorilla Start

10:30 AM Gorilla Glue’s Most Creative Gorilla Costume Contest

11:00 AM Start of Race

11:15AM Live Band starts

12:30 PM Silverback Block Party

The Silverback Block Park includes lunch from the Montgomery Inn Boathouse and Honey Baked Ham, live music, beer garden, awards ceremony and other family activities!

Cost:
$99.95 Adult (gorilla suit & block party ticket included)

$50.00 Returning Adult gorilla

$45.00 Kids 1K or 5K (gorilla suit & block party ticket included)

$15 Kids 1K (no gorilla suit, but other costumes encouraged)

Visit the race’s website to learn more or register for the race!

Shop Your Heart Out January 24!

Are you ready to shop for a great cause and learn everyday habits for a healthy heart at the same time? Then Shop Your Heart Out, in support of the Heart Ball by the American Heart Association Cincinnati is for you!

On January 24 from 5:30-8pm at Saks Fifth Avenue in Cincinnati, you’ll have the opportunity to sip and sample healthy bites from The Kenwood Executive’s Chef, Robert Giesman. There will also be a fashion show and complimentary beauty and skin care services to indulge in while shopping. To top off the event, Dr. Puvi Seshiah, a cardiologist with TriHealth Heart Institute will be there to help learn everyday habits for a happy heart!

Sakes Fifth Avenue is located at 105 W. Fifth Street. Tickets to the event are $30 per person and include complimentary valet parking on Race Street.

Check out the event’s Facebook page here to learn more or RSVP to Sia Ruppert at 513-842-8862 or sia.ruppert@heart.org.

The American Heart Association, benefitting this event, will also be benefitting from Cincy Chic’s Lady in Red event on February 9. To learn more about this, click here.

 

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!

Girls Night Out January 17!

Last year, Amy Brenner was one of our Cincy Chic “Women of the Year,” and I’ve just grown to adore her. Basically  she offers women a variety of healthcare services – from gynecology to skincare. So, when my friend at Vein Clinics of America told me about a Girls Night Out event she’s doing with Dr. Brenner, I knew I had to share it with you!

This event is the perfect way to start out the new year! The Girls Night Out will be on Thursday, January 17 from 5-7pm and will feature free Women’s Health Seminars including topics like Bio-identical hormones and more, looking your best in 2013, listen to your legs, demystifying weight loss and a Q&A session to wrap it all up!

You can also enjoy treats, samples and pampering like chair massages by Everybody’s Health, spa-facials by Medi-Spa, manicures by Bajon Salon, and gifts to all attendees and drawings for gift baskets.

Make sure you RSVP to reserve your spot since space is limited! Call 513-777-0787 to get your spot!

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!

21c Museum Hotel Opens New Spa!

The 21c Museum Hotel in Cincinnati will be opening The Spa at 21c!

The spa will be located on the 11th floor at the downtown 21c Museum Hotel. 21c is a renovated 100 year-old Metropole Hotel building that has been transformed into a contemporary art museum, boutique hotel and Metropole restaurant.

The Spa will feature three treatment rooms including a couple’s spa suite with an en-suite whirlpool tub, steam shower with a skylight and heated floors! This sounds like it’s going to be the perfect opportunity to get get away with your significant other for the weekend!

A range of treatments from facials and massages to pampering spa packages will be offered at The Spa at 21c. The spa’s menu is huge including facials by ReVive skincare as well as massages and body wraps! Combinations are offered and express treatments. This is going to be the best excuse to get downtown and pamper yourself!

The Spa at 21c hours are:
Monday 11:00am-7:00pm
Tuesday-Saturday 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday 12:00pm-5:00pm

Appointments can be made by calling the spa concierge at 513-578-6603 and you can find further information at the hotel’s website!

New Massage Envy Spa Location!

Massage Envy Spa is opening a new store location at Jungle Jim’s Eastgate!

Located at 4450 Eastgate Blvd in suite 245, you can enjoy therapeutic massage or facials featuring Murad products from licensed massage therapists and estheticians. 

If you’re not familiar with how Massage Envy works, they have $59/month memberships. With that, you get one massage a month or a facial for $10 more, and your unused massage credits roll over. Treatments are available at convenient times, including weeknights and weekends.

For first-time guests, massages are only $49 and Murad healthy skin facials are only $59. The new clinic has 12 therapy rooms, including four dual purpose for facials and massages and a couples room.

Massage Envy  Spa will be featuring Gift Cards throughout the holiday season as well. So if you’re looking for a relaxing stocking stuffer or gift for your loved ones, make sure you stop by!

Hours for Massage Envy Spa are 8:00am-10:00pm Monday through Friday, 8:00am-8:00pm Saturday and 10:00am-8:00pm on Sundays.

You can also check out Massage Envy Spa at Kenwood Place!

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!

Vogue Vert Holiday Shopping Event December 1!

This past Saturday, Vogue Vert was a vendor at our Seasonably Chic Showcase event and I just found out about a holiday shopping event they’re hosting on December 1.

Saturday, December 1 from 10:00am-3:00 pm, Vogue Vert, conscious luxury goods, will be having a holiday trunk show at The Green Dog Cafe.

This is the perfect opportunity to pick up sustainable, recycled and vegan gifts for family, friends and yourself!

And don’t forget to check out the article that we wrote about Vogue Vert on Cincy Chic.

The Green Dog Cafe is located at 3543 Columbia Parkway.

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!

Stop Traffick Fashion’s New Line, Logo and Website!

My friend Emily Hill, the local lady who runs Stop Traffick Fashion, just emailed me about her brand new website, logo and their newest collection!

new STF logo

The collection is called the L’Espoire Collection and is as inspiring as the survivors who made the apparel, jewelry and bags. You can read more about the collection here.

Stop Traffick Fashion is about bringing an end to modern day slavery and human trafficking. We actually just wrote about Stop Traffic Fashion here on Cincy Chic! Make sure you learn more about this newly revamped local company that’s all about fab, philanthropic fashions!

And you can see STF items in person at our upcoming Seasonably Chic Showcase on Nov. 3! Click here to learn more and RSVP!

 

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!

 

Knickers of Hyde Park Pink Party!

Knickers of Hyde Park will be hosting the first-ever KHP Pink Party on November 1 from 7-10pm.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Pink Ribbon Girls. The party will feature shopping, free gifts and raffles at Knickers of Hyde Park with music, food and mingling next door at Awakenings Cafe.

As breast cancer awareness month comes to a close, the KHP Pink Party will be all about encouraging breast cancer awareness and promoting women’s self-health including self-examinations, annual mammograms and properly fitted bras to support women in prevention, recovery and life beyond breast cancer!

Admission is $20 and with every admission guests will receive a raffle ticket for a special Dhani Jones silver BowTie necklace and a MARA panty. The hand-made BowTie necklaces will also be for sale at the party.

Tracie Metzger, the founder of the Pink Ribbon Girls (who we just wrote about here in Cincy Chic!), will also be joining the group as a special guest for her empowerment of women and support of breast cancer awareness.

You’re encouraged to wear cocktail attire for the fun night out …and pink will be even better!

You can get more info on the party here!

 

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!

Think Pink While Giving Green Charity Event!

There’s so much going on for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there’s still an opportunity for you to get involved and support a great cause!

On October 26 from 5-7pm, All-N-1 Studio will be hosting “Think Pink By Giving Green” at Crave!

Crave is located at 175 Joe Nuxhall Way. There will be a happy hour, food, drinks, speakers, music, and lots of fun!

All proceeds from the event will benefit pinkribbongirls.org. For more information call 513-202-6375 or visit All-N-1 Studio’s website

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!

 

ULTA Cut-A-Thon October 14!

ULTA is supporting Breast Cancer research by hosting Cut-A-Thons in a number of local stores!

ULTA will be offering $10 haircuts and styling on October 14 from 11am-6pm. By giving a minimum suggested donation of $10 you’ll get a cut, shampoo, and style by ULTA Beauty’s trained stylists.

100% of the proceeds will be going to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Not only will they be offering cuts but you can also get Philosophy’s Hope in a Jar Limited Edition in pink for $38, Stila’s “Courage & Beauty” palette for $16, and Smashbox’s “Be Legendary” lipstick in a special edition shade in honor of BCRF’s founder Mrs. Evenlyn Lauder for $19.

If you give an extra donation of $5 you’ll receive an ULTA Beauty pink water tumbler and an extra donation of $10 will get you an ULTA Beauty umbrella.

Below you’ll find the local stores participating in the Cut-A-Thon:

Sycamore Plaza, Cincinnati, OH; Dayton Mall-Streetscape, Dayton, OH; Bridgewater Falls, Hamilton, OH; Deerfield Towne Center, Mason, OH; Beavercreek Pavilion, Beavercreek, OH; Florence Square, Florence, KY.

 

Thanks to my intern Sara Elliott for helping put this blog post together!