Helen Ngo

By Nicole Letts Helen Ngo says she started Capital Benchmark Partners, located in Sandy Springs, because she, “Saw a need for one-on-one financial planning for younger women, especially those who are just starting off in their careers and who didn’t really have much guidance or accessibility to a financial planner.” And so her company was born. Six years later, she […]

Men’s Health Myths Are Going Viral

“Going viral” has taken on new meaning in the last several months. Not only are the news cycles fast enough to make your head spin, but our appetites for information have also perpetuated conflicting information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Not intending to provide a comprehensive lesson about this health risk, here are some common myths that we should put to […]

Holy Grail of Eye Beauty

Full, symmetrical eyebrows are the holy grail of eye beauty, yet difficult to achieve. The revolutionary 45-MINUTE EYEBROW LAMINATION CHEMICAL PROCESS uses a cream to straighten brow hair so that it can be moved into a new shape. “With eyebrow lamination, you can raise the arch and extend the tail—leaving the brow close to perfect,” says Alyson Howard-Hoag, CEO/founder of Authentic Beauty. Details: 4674 Roswell Rd. […]

Keep Clear and Calm with this CBD

Relaxation awaits with The Georgia Hemp Company, a Sandy Springs-based retailer of cannabinoid (CBD) and hemp products. Keep your mind clear and calm using its popular SYMPLEAF WELLNESS FULL SPECTRUM CBD OIL. Ideal for infusing into food or beverages, this oil contains all of the CBD flavonoids and terpenes, which enhance its anti-anxiety and anti-inflammation benefits. Details: 290 Hilderbrand Dr., Ste. B-3. thegeorgiahempcompany.com

Become a Glow Getter at HotBox

Sandy Springs is now home to HotBox infrared sauna studio. The popular LA-based brand invites guests to BECOME GLOW GETTERSTM and experience the wellness and recovery benefits of spending 45 minutes in one of its luxurious sauna suites that include a vitamin C rain shower. The company also plans to partner with nonprofits to bring the advantages of infrared heat to people battling lupus, lyme and other diseases. Details: […]

Staycation at Concourse Athletic Club

Enjoy a resort-like staycation at the Concourse Athletic Club. Members can’t get enough of its heated, saline pools and luxury locker rooms with whirlpools and saunas. Come summertime, the outdoor pool will be in full swing with live music, food, and drinks. Details: 770.698.2000, wellbridge.com

Out with the Old, In with the New

What started as fixing a simple shower leak resulted in a complete overhaul of this couple’s master bathroom by Thelen Designs, LLC, alongside Oneida Builders, Inc. The homeowners yearned for a space to unwind in after a long day. ROHL® shower heads and body sprays were incorporated into the large shower for a spa-like feel. Tiles such as the Tantrum collection in Blue Bayou by Sonoma […]

Bring Nature Inside with Wallpaper

“The homeowner wanted a tranquil space inspired by nature,” Radhika Vydianathan, owner and principal designer at Kalaa Chakra Interiors, LLC/KCI Design, says about this bedroom in Roswell. “Instead of using a nature-inspired wallpaper, I used Palecek Deco Leaf Indoor/Outdoor Wall Decor [made of hand-cut tin leaves welded on a wire frame] over a turquoise colored wallpaper to create a […]

Local Award-Winning Garden

What was a simple green space has flourished into an award-winning garden at Riverwood International Charter School. Recipient of a Fulton County Citizens Commission on the Environment 2019 Environmental Award, the innovative wonderland serves as an outdoor educational area. It features 16 raised beds (including one that is handicap accessible) with herbs, fruit trees, compost and pollinator gardens. Details: 5900 Raider Dr. […]

High-Tech Coffee

The new Miele CM7750 CoffeeSelect offers users a quiet stainless steel grinder, the ability to select from 16 specialty coffees on the “C Touch” display and a “CupSensor,” which automatically adjusts the height of the spout to the size of the cup, glass or mug. Purchase one through retailers such as Sewell Appliance. Details: 7455 Trowbridge Rd., mieleusa.com