Beauty Spotlight: Carolyn Delaney

Tysons Today Beauty

Name and occupation. Carolyn Delaney, Sr. Account Executive at Arch Mortgage Insurance What is your biggest beauty splurge that you deem necessary? My passion is fashion and unique, quality clothing! Friends and customers joke and say, “I’ve know you for 25 plus years and have never seen you in the same thing twice!” What is the beauty product will you …

Garage for All Seasons

John Byrd Home & Design

Residential Detached Structure Wins COTY Grand for Sun Design Remodeling A detached garage and breezeway added to a 25-year-old Georgian-style residence in Clifton has won a “Contractor of the Year” (COTY) Grand award for Sun Design Remodeling Specialists. The three-part design—which combines a new “carriage house” detached garage, a double-gated arched breezeway and a blue-stone garden walkway—reconciles the side elevation …

Ask an Advisor: Women & Financial Planning

Daniel P. Lash, CFP®, AIF® Finance

As a female Financial Advisor working in an industry traditionally dominated by men I find myself in the unique position to empower women to pursue their financial goals. Many of the women I have worked with have made great progress, but industry studies point to a startling fact: when it comes to planning for our retirement, women fall short when …

Musicians, Safety Patrols Receive Awards

Tysons Today Around Town

Woman’s Club honors middle- and elementary-school students The musicianship of four students from Cooper and Longfellow middle schools was recognized by the Woman’s Club of McLean at a ceremony on Tuesday, May 1, where the students also performed on their instruments. Students Anh-Thu-Pham and Muriel Wallach, of Cooper Middle School, played solo works by Fritz Kreisler and Art Dedrick on …

Breezy Button Downs

Tysons Today Fashion

Button-downs are such a wardrobe staple, whether it’s a work look or go-to for a casual social event.  July can be a hot month to endure being buttoned up in one, though, so here are some breezy styles that make long sleeves more manageable during those hot summer months. Off the shoulder tops—show off those bronzed summer shoulders and feel …

“Don’t call us foster children… And don’t make us carry a trash bag.”

Tysons Today Staff Picks, Talk of Tysons

We are often reminded: you never know what others are going through. For children living within the foster care system, this is especially true because they are often unnoticed. Rob Scheer, co-founder of Comfort Cases, says these children are sometimes almost “invisible…disposable.” He should know because he himself was in the system as a child. Attending high school, Rob knew …

Ask an Expert: How to Control Symptoms of Sun Damage

Tysons Today Beauty

No Cure For Melasma Or Sun Damage, Yet Symptoms Can Be Controlled. Summer is around the corner, but our epidermis may be thankful if we use sunscreen and try not to tan. The sun and its intense heat, in fact, can be the mortal enemy of the epidermis, that outermost layer of skin that is in the forefront in the …

Michael McDonald “Takin’ It” To Wolf Trap

Tysons Today Music Scene

Whether from his days as a member of The Doobie Brothers, Steely Dan or the Dukes of September, or from his incredible solo career, Michael McDonald has achieved immeasurable success and has been one of the world’s most distinctive voices for decades. On Aug. 22, he will co-headline a concert at Wolf Trap with long-time friend, Peter Cetera of Chicago …

Growing Beauty Trends

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Beauty trends come and go, but some stand the test of time and become beauty staples for the average female. Here are some trends you may or may not know about, only time will tell if they stick around! Charcoal Teeth Whiteners Having a megawatt smile seems to be a standard beauty practice these days, but it can get pricey! …

Undo the Damage

Tysons Today Beauty

Medspa treatments can reverse some of the sun’s harmful effects on your skin Ultraviolet light from the sun damages skin and causes age spots, hyperpigmentation, wrinkles, enlarged pores, broken capillaries and dryness and contributes to rosacea, acne and spider veins. After age 40, skin is less able to regenerate, and you start to see the adverse effects of sun exposure. …