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The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Style: Lifebooker.com

Being a woman is expensive. Single, married, dating, divorced – we have needs to attend to and beauty regimens we ideally stick to on a monthly basis. Never mind the manicures, pedicures and sporadic spa treatments we like to indulge … Read More

By / August 13, 2010

Being a woman is expensive. Single, married, dating, divorced – we have needs to attend to and beauty regimens we ideally stick to on a monthly basis. Never mind the manicures, pedicures and sporadic spa treatments we like to indulge in when on vacation or have a free moment. When it comes to hygiene and basic grooming, the mantra "your body is your temple" at times does not seem reason enough to blow hundreds of cold hard cash on facials, hair removal and for those of us too delicate to take it like a (wo)man, the occasional massage or acupuncture session. Recently stressed financially and facing an upcoming vacation for which I wanted to feel cool, calm, collected and clean, I confronted the monthly challenge of prioritizing which pieces of my regimen were most important to me, ignoring the fact that as a woman, I consistently feel expected to be as groomed as can be no matter how low my account’s balance. 

Then a dear friend of mine changed my life. She introduced me to LifeBooker.com - a highly recommended, quite popular, veritable Gilt Groupe for beauty treatments and spa indulgences. Need a wax? Undergoing laser hair removal treatments? Want that $1,000 hair cut from Sally Hershberger but know that its price tag is off- the charts insane? Allow me to change your life as my friend changed mine.

Through LifeBooker, I was connected to a spa around the corner from my apartment building that caters to translucent-skinned British Jew ladies like me with ultra-sensitive, unforgiving skin. I am now writing this Guide to Style from 30,000 miles up in the air (all hail Delta airlines’ on-board Wifi!) and can safely say that I, Carrie Goldberg, am going on vacation as one groomed and pampered lady – for half the price.

 

 

 

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