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Thu 11.26
Holiday Gifts with Heart

Holiday Gifts with Heart

The oft-quoted statistic says that 20% of New Yorkers go to bed hungry, and that one in four children in New York goes to bed hungry. Horrifying. A close friend of mine was one of those kids, and to this day she has anxiety about ever returning to the times when creditors were knocking on her parents’ front door and dinner wasn’t guaranteed.

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Tue 11.24
Lift, Lift, and Away

Lift, Lift, and Away: Chantecaille Bio Lifting Cream is a Dream

I’ve seen just about every fad come and go (thanks to the Digital Age, trends get recycled as quickly as the seasons change!), but one thing never goes out of style: anti-aging – or more specifically, lifting products that claim to reverse time.

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Sun 11.01

Aveeno: A Lifetime Commitment

I started using Aveeno back in college. Whenever I had skin issues, switching to Aveeno helped get me on track; so after I gave birth, I wasted no time in making my baby boy a convert, as well.

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Wed 10.21

Your Tastefully Garish Halloween Look

Ricky’s NYC is Mecca for Halloween costumes, makeup, and accessories so I turned to their beauty pros to get some inspiration for a tastefully garish look. I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to wear a pink wig…

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Wed 10.14

Eye Serums vs. Eye Creams: The Good, the Better, and the Best

With all of the skincare “must-haves” out there these days (and less time to fit them all into your beauty routines), it’s best to minimize the amount of product on your vanity and decide what works best for you. And that brings me to a question I’ve been asked a lot lately…

Tue 10.13

Why You Might Want to Use Facial Oil — Even on Oily Skin

Facial oils aren’t evil – even if you have oily skin! In fact, facial oils, for the most part, work for all skin types. Why? Most people with oily skin tend to over-cleanse in an effort to control the levels of oil on their skin. Unfortunately, this only makes your skin produce more oil…

Thu 10.08
Tom Ford Fall 2015 Collection

Tom Ford Fall 2015 Beauty Collection

Tom Ford has launched a number of new beauty items for fall. The standouts, however, are his primers. I’ve been using his Illuminating Primer since it launched a few years ago and it’s fantastic (tied with Hourglass’, which I also love).

Mon 09.28
The London Fashion Week Look You Have to See

The London Fashion Week Look You Have to See

It’s hard to believe that there’s a real model under all this makeup…but there is! Gareth Pugh is no stranger to envelope-pushing beauty, but this is particularly stunning. Though there’s little to inspire a real street look (do love that hair, though…), this is awe-inspiring in terms of originality and execution.

Thu 09.24
Equitance Brightening Collection

Equitance Brightening Collection: I See the Light

I’ve always been taught that a beautiful complexion starts from within. No amount of makeup can truly mask bad skin. You need to sleep well, eat well, and avoid smoking and tanning at all costs (if only everyone could see side-by-side photos of how they would look if they did and didn’t indulge in these!).