Beauty and Fitness Shopping Guide

From organic skincare to exercise equipment to sleep-tracking devices, Departures’ top tools for looking and feeling your best in 2011.

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Hammacher Schlemmer’s Skatecycle ($150; is the board to rule them all. The double-jointed, twisting axle device, which won an International Design Excellence award, com-bines snow-, skate- and casterboarding, allowing riders to work on balance and foot control. Glide by turning feet inward and outward while rotating the upper body to match. —Candice Chan