Synopses & Reviews
In Pampered in Paris, youll find profiles and photographs of more than fifty of the citys premier spas, makeup and beauty salons, manicure and pedicure bars, perfume boutiques, and thermal baths and thalassotherapy treatment centers, arranged by arrondissement. The guide also offers complete descriptions and recommendations for each venues treatments and products, and advises readers how to navigate the cultural nuances of spa etiquette. It provides a glossary of words and expressions to clarify differences in French spa and salon terminology. Pampered in Paris also takes readers to the French pharmacy to discover inexpensive products beloved by Parisians that keep them looking their best. Other sidebars include what to Expect at French Spas and Salons, Chromotherapy, Spa Cuisine, Beauty on the Fly, and Hydrotherapy. Two glossaries of useful terms (Skincare and Makeup, Spa and Institut) are included to help any visitor feel knowledgeable and comfortable.
About the Author
Kim Horton Levesque
is a professional writer and French translator. She has worked primarily in the U.S. beauty industry for the past three years. She has a background in teaching and journalism, and is now focusing on travel writing. Kim spent many years studying, traveling and working in France and Western Europe and continues to be an avid traveler. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona, with her husband and three daughters. Book updates can be found at www.kimlevesque.com.
Kristyn Moore is a U.S.-based photographer who specializes in interiors, architecture, still life, and natural-light portraiture. Having studied photography at a young age, she pursued her art and developed her style while living in Europe. Her work can be viewed at www.kristyn-moore.com