Legend has it that Cleopatra bathed in milk and honey…if it was good enough for Cleopatra, reason dictates that there must be some fantastic beauty benefits to honey. Honey, in fact, is a natural humectant meaning it draws water to the skin so it’s awesome this time of year when skin tends to be dry.
Odds are when you think of apple cider vinegar you think of an all-purpose household cleaner or something that you’d mix into your salad dressing, but it actually has a slew of benefits if you drink it or put it on your skin. First and foremost it works wonders if you have food poisoning!
Kérastase launched a few new products recently, and one of them is a pre-shampoo – more or less the last product I’d ever think I’d become obsessed with. Who has time for a pre-shampoo, I thought to myself?? It sounds annoying and useless, but it’s far from it.
We always hear about dry shampoo, but Serge Normant is the first luxury brand (at least that I’ve come across) to come out with both a dry shampoo AND a dry conditioner. It’s basically one of those products you never knew you needed, and then once you have it you wonder how you ever lived without it.
There is only one thing to do when it’s freezing cold outside for days on end…go blonder! Well, that and book a trip to Miami, but that isn’t always feasible so a few weeks ago I went to Oscar Blandi to get my highlights touched up and brightened. Amy did an amazing job, and I also had the chance to meet Gina Guercia, a very well-known editorial stylist who heads up the brand’s product development.
I have anxiety issues leaving my Chelsea gym because it’s located within arm’s length of where about 1,000,000,000 people I know work. There is not one day – no matter how cold, rainy, or snowy it is – that I don’t leave that gym wearing sunglasses. Why? Because for me to look presentable it takes a good 30 minutes, and I don’t feel like fighting for the blow driers and counter space at my gym…
Ahh the lengths we go to for a perfect head of curls! While my girlfriends with naturally curly hair spend a fortune straightening it, I prefer to do the opposite, testing out curler after curler in the hopes of finding one that will give me gorgeous waves. Here’s what I discovered in my search…