BGD Makeup Artistry and Beauty Bar (1800 Hastings Place, 309-9238; www.bgdmakeupartistry.com) is holding a party with refreshments and music to celebrate its one-year anniversary at the present location from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday.
Make an appointment for free eyebrow arching at Elements Hair Studio (3700 Orleans Ave., Suite D-1, American Can Co., 934-1304; www.elementshairstudio.com), through Sept. 1. You also can receive a free Aveda deep conditioner treatment when you have any color service through Sept. 1.
French Quarter Candles Premier Design Studio (512 Wilkinson Row, 587-7049; www.frenchquartercandles.com) opened a couple of weeks ago in the French Quarter and is now offering a Òfragrance of the monthÓ in its 100 percent soy candles. The company, which had its Egyptian fig-scented candle featured as one of OprahÕs Favorite Things in 2002, previously sold its wares mainly at the French Market and local art festivals.
Buy one item, get another for free at the Ò2-for-1 SaleÓ at JuanitaÕs Shoes, Handbags & Accessories (721 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 834-9511).
M.S. Rau Antiques (630 Royal St., 800-544-9440; www.rauantiques.com) recently received a container with more than 300 antique items, including French art deco furnishings, chandeliers, music boxes, rare case clocks (including an 18th century creation by Daniel Quare), porcelain pieces and more.
Raising CaneÕs restaurant has opened a new location at 2037 W. Thomas St. in Hammond, close to the Southeastern Louisiana University campus. The new restaurant will serve the same fresh chicken finger meals as its stores in 15 other cities, an expansion that won the company the 2003 Hot Concepts Award from NationÕs Restaurant News .
Check out the new digs of Shoe-nami , which has moved its Uptown store a few doors from its previous location. The new address is 3102 Magazine St. (895-1717).
Attend a special grand opening party at the new home furnishings store Udwell Home (2101 Magazine St., 309-2503) from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and receive 15 percent off anything you buy the night of the party.