Unlike the average person I was the ideal candidate when it came to selling the idea of clean beauty. Since I had been living a nontoxic lifestyle for nearly 5 years making the switch to safer beauty products was organic. The key to clean beauty is to start small. Find how the products you invest in can benefit […]

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August 5, 2019

The Key To Clean Beauty Is To Start Small

The Key To Clean Beauty Is To Start Small

A few months ago I tuned into a podcast that was focused on environmental issues and green living. This particular episode about plastic was shocking! And worrisome. Not long after I started making a conscious effort to be more green. When I began paying attention to what I was doing to my body, and how […]

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July 9, 2019

Clean, Nontoxic Beauty

Clean, Nontoxic Beauty

In 2005 I wore fake eyelashes every single day. A bit scary to think about doing that now. With so many people investing in the perfect lashes it’s tough to argue if the — do-they or don’t-they — longterm damage is worth the cost of temporary beauty. After I destroyed my lashes and waited a […]

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June 9, 2019

How To Decide If Fake Eyelashes Or Eyelash Extensions Are Right For You

How To Decide If Fake Eyelashes Or Eyelash Extensions Are Right For You-1

When I started my blog I planned for it to grow into a resource for fashion, travel, lifestyle, et cetera. However, I never imagined men’s and women’s beauty would become the most highly requested topic, by you, my readers. I consider myself a self-proclaimed beauty enthusiast so the segue from fashion to beauty was natural. Although […]

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May 28, 2019

The Product You Are Using That’s Making You Look 10 Years Older

The Product You Are Using That's Making You Look 10 Years Older

In our teens and 20’s we don’t think of skin damage, wrinkles and diminishing collagen as reality. Our parents and grandparents have told us stories for years of their youth and preventive ways to reduce aging however we cannot relate to what doesn’t seem real. Seeing is believing and we have only seen them as […]

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May 11, 2019

5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Beauty in My 20’s

5 Things I Wish I'd Known About Beauty in My 20's

Beauty care hasn’t always been a top priority for me. Sure I’m the first to color my base when I see a trace of brown roots. And my mani and pedi is on a strict two-week schedule. However, aggressively seeking out tips for maintaining my youth and looking better only recently became an interest of […]

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April 30, 2019

5 MUST-HAVE DRUGSTORE BEAUTY PRODUCTS

5 MUST-HAVE DRUGSTORE PRODUCTS

[dropcap]H[/dropcap] ollywood can be a beautiful place. It can also be a judgmental place. A vein city built on talent agencies who rely on your appearance to decide your value and credibility. Once I learned how detrimental age was to my career I avoided disclosing my number. Let’s face it, every cosmetic company is trying to sell […]

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January 9, 2019

BUDGETING TAUGHT ME ABOUT AFFORDABLE QUALITY BEAUTY PRODUCTS

BUDGETING TAUGHT ME ABOUT AFFORDABLE QUALITY BEAUTY PRODUCTS

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] am not adventurous when it comes to changing my hairstyle. The most comfortable I’ve come to experimenting with a new style is trying a product or tool. But after seeing some of the coolest hairstyles of 2019 only days into the new year I’m ready for a change. If you are not convinced yet […]

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January 7, 2019

THE BEST HAIRSTYLES YOU’LL SEE IN 2019

THE BEST HAIRSTYLES YOU'LL SEE IN 2019

  [dropcap]A[/dropcap] side from just about everyone cutting their hair into a bob, going blonde or rocking killer glass hair this season, there have been a slew of new hairstyles making their way around the streets of Hollywood. Whether you love braids, natural waves, curls or sleek straight hair. One hairstyle I have worn and loved […]

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December 9, 2018

SLEEK VOLUMINOUS HAIR IN 5 MINUTES

SLEEK VOLUMINOUS HAIR IN 5 MINUTES

Bodysuit  [dropcap]H[/dropcap] ello long summer nights and almost real fake tans. I stopped sunbathing ages ago. Something I wish I had done in my early twenties when my peers advised me of the long lasting damage it would have on my skin. Now I swear by at-home sunless self-tanners. Because most sunless tanners leave you […]

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June 25, 2018

7 BEST SELF TANNERS 2018

7 BEST SELF TANNERS 2018

Amika: Leave-In Treatment  [dropcap]R[/dropcap] emember ages ago when we used lemons for taming brassy hair to get natural highlights? Well, good news! Not anymore. Amika made it easier to manage your blonde hair with their ‘Bust your Brass’ leave-in treatment foam. Now my hair always looks great with just a wash, foam and style. With Amika there’s no […]

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May 25, 2018

AMIKA: BUST YOUR BRASS

AMIKA: BUST YOUR BRASS

Cosmedix: Affirm  [dropcap]I[/dropcap] love taking all things fashion, but let’s be honest, beauty care is a priority to everyone. What I really want to know is: How do I achieve younger looking skin? What creates natural glowing skin? Is there a product that repairs collagen, reduces pores and beats wrinkles? Once I realized the value of looking […]

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May 15, 2018

COSMEDIX AFFIRM

COSMEIX AFFIRM

Bath Products: Soap & Glory  [dropcap]I[/dropcap] recently discovered bath bombs and I love them! They are easy to find but the ones I like most are Soap & Glory which you can get at Target or Walgreens. They smell delicious and are extremely relaxing but the best part is you can buy two for $8.00 […]

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April 30, 2018

SOAP & GLORY

SOAP & GLORY

Last month I was shopping for a new fragrance to wear for the transition of summer into fall when I found Kilian “Good Girl Gone Bad.” I alternate between a few favorite perfumes throughout the year but I wanted one scent that worked for all occasions. The packaging of this bottle is a snake jeweled clutch much different from the box […]

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October 30, 2016

THE BEST FRAGRANCES FOR FALL AND WINTER

Kilian Good Girl Gone Bad

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]  here’s never a dull beauty moment when you are girly-girl like me.  You name it and I’ve tried every hair trick in the book.  Coloring, cutting and styling are a few of my favorites.  Whether you’re a master of the sexy bedhead look, or the chic slick back ponytail, there is always a new […]

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August 9, 2016

5 HOT HAIR TRENDS FOR SUMMER

HOT HAIR TRENDS FOR SUMMER

[dropcap]I[/dropcap] f my thirties have taught me anything, it is that gorgeous sun-kissed skin doesn’t require hours of poolside lounging. After years of damage control, from a decade of direct sunlight, I’ve mastered the secret to maintaining my youth and streak-free resort style glow. I put a variety of at-home creams, sprays, lotions to the test. I found a lot of […]

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July 25, 2016

BEST SELF TANNER SUNLESS SPRAY

BEST SELF TANNER SUNLESS SPRAY

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]t’s been said all things worth having take time. I can attest to this belief when talking about my beauty rituals and cosmetic care. After all, caring for your skin while maintaining a youthful appearance takes the right treatments and commitment. Seven months ago Leaders Cosmetics USA sent me a care package full of sheet masks. They were so generous in […]

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July 22, 2016

LEADERS COSMETICS SHEET MASKS

LEADERS COSMETICS USA

Lips picture: Property of M.A.C taken from the website of M.A.C People always ask me what brand of makeup I wear. The truth is I’m a Chanel girl at heart, but I never stray from my beloved M.A.C eyeshadow and lipstick. One of the things I love most about M.A.C Cosmetics is their “Back-To-M.A.C” recycle program. Committed to the environment, […]

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June 28, 2016

BACK-TO-M·A·C RECYCLING PROGRAM

BACK-TO-M·A·C RECYCLING PROGRAM

I’ve been going to Kate Somerville for years now. It happened accidentally after I overheard a woman at my hair salon, Andy Lecompte, discussing her skincare regime and beauty products. She had the most glowing and youthful appearance raving about Kate so I had to see for myself what made this clinic different from the rest of them. […]

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January 26, 2016

KATE SOMERVILLE BEAUTY CLINIC

KATE SOMERVILLE BEAUTY CLINIC

When I was a young girl my grandmother told me whatever I put on my face in my youth would reflect the appearance of my skin as an adult. She reiterated time and time again that you get what you pay for. That explains her beauty cabinet. At the time cosmetics and skin care seemed a financial obligation I couldn’t […]

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January 4, 2016

PHILOSOPHY SKIN CARE TREATMENT

  Beauty is one thing we maintain no matter how hectic our schedules get. From hair appointments and facials, to mani’s and predi’s, we aim to look our best. Since I’m always on the go I try to maintain simple beauty regimens that help keep me feeling and looking great. One of my beauty tricks is […]

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September 15, 2015

HOW TO CLEAN YOUR MAKEUP BRUSHES PROPERLY

  Makeup || Chanel:Foundation, Powder, Mascara, Eyeshadow, Anastasia Lipstick Now that fall has arrived its time to trade my bronzer and nude pout for berry lips and darker eyes. I have to admit I barely recognize myself without smokey eyes, but bordeaux lipstick on rotation for the next few months will be a nice seasonal changeup. I think I own every palette of […]

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September 1, 2015

FALL SHADES YOU CAN WEAR EVERYDAY

  Makeup || Chanel:Foundation, Powder, Mascara, Eyeshadow, Anastasia Lipstick Now that fall has arrived its time to trade my bronzer and nude pout for berry lips and darker eyes. I have to admit I barely recognize myself without smokey eyes, but bordeaux lipstick on rotation for the next few months will be a nice seasonal changeup. I think I own every palette of […]

Beauty

September 1, 2015

FALL SHADES YOU CAN WEAR EVERYDAY