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Gift Ideas: The Best Candles for Holiday 2013

MoroccanOil started the whole hair oil craze a few years ago with their amazing oil. If you’ve used it you know how fantastic it not only works, but also smells so it makes sense that they’ve capitalized on it to infuse a candle with their soft signature scent. The handcrafted in France MoroccanOil candle retails for $52.


Sage Lifestyle: Designed For You Whether You Like Fragrances Or Not

If you live in Los Angeles you’ve probably heard of LA-based artist Sage Machado. She had a store on Beverly Boulevard that countless celebrities were known to frequent including Julia Roberts, Madonna, Kate Hudson, and Sheryl Crow.

Astrology-Inspired Beauty

Astrology-Inspired Beauty: Are You A Fan?

It seems that pretty much everyone who works in fashion or beauty is obsessed with astrology. I was at an event for a new site, Archetypeme, in the Hamptons last week and there was an astrologer on hand…he told one of the girls she wasn’t going to get any action in the love department until 2016 – needless to say after she told me that I did not speak with him (sometimes ignorance is bliss…).


Niven Morgan Blue Body Lotion: The Smell of the Sea

I normally try to find fragrance-free lotions that won’t interact with my perfume, but I love the smell of Niven Morgan’s Blue body lotion ($28) so much that I actually wear it for the scent. I wish they had a perfume or room spray (let’s hope someone in their development department reads this post!), but … Continue reading “Niven Morgan Blue Body Lotion: The Smell of the Sea”


Tocca 2012 Holiday Offerings

The other week I was invited to the Tocca showroom to check out their new gift sets and holiday offerings, but I ended up being more inspired to go home and re-decorate my apartment…seriously!! Their showroom is so beyond chic! They also served some of the best small bites courtesy of Sant Ambroeus, which along … Continue reading “Tocca 2012 Holiday Offerings”


Mor Cosmetics

Months ago I was at an event hosted by Nordstrom and I got a MOR candle in the gift bag. I’ve burned this candle almost every day since and it’s about ready to be thrown out, but it still SMELLS AWESOME!!! Truly stunningly amazing quality. The one I got is Basil and Grape scented, which … Continue reading “Mor Cosmetics”