As the last leg of Fashion Week draws to a close, Paris, the fashion group as a whole may still be in high spirits, but our complexion tells a different story: After a nearly month-long marathon of shows, parties (and after-party) and press conferences— It’s also Atlantic on both sides—even the most disciplined self-care enthusiasts among us need help. Enter Anouk Biard, whose custom facial massages are rooted in the ancient Japanese art of kobido
– balancing the mind and body, as I soon discovered.
On a recent afternoon, when I came to the nine-district studio of the holistic practitioner, there was not a single machine in front of me; Historic treasures—Art Deco glass windows; Joseph Hoffman chairs; and carved wood lamps from s—emphasize the serene surroundings that have become sought after The well-known Parisian landing spot for her unique holistic treatments. “I don’t want the wrinkles to go away,” Biard told me, stroking my skin in black corduroy and turquoise Venetian slippers. Instead, she continued, “I want to open face.”