The E List

An Excruciatingly Opinionated Guide to the Shoreline


Jennie Fresa Now In Madison

While I loved trekking to Jennie Fresa for my (not nearly often enough) eyebrow wax, I know it wasn’t the easiest thing to find and her retail biz suffered from zero foot traffic. We don’t think that will be a problem in her new digs in the center of Madison.

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Shag of Madison

Isn't Shag a genius name for a hair salon? It conjures up visions of my crazy teenage hairdos and Warren Beatty and Julie Christie in Shampoo.

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Wild Sage Apothecary

Renee Dixon, owner of Wild Sage Apothecary, handed me a warming taste of herbal tea at the door to the Madison Farmer's Market. She concocts her healing teas, salves and lip balms from organically grown and ethically gathered herbs, right here in Guilford.

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W Salon

Pam could be a Walter convert. Her hair is fragile and distressed (her words, not mine) and Walter Porta, owner of W, is applying all manner of curative treatment to improve the texture of her hair.

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Jennie Fresa Makeup & Skincare

Her virtually painless method uses an aromatic blend of azuline oil and vitamin E; the wax has calming properties and is gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin types (mine).

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