I was recently invited in for a treatment at a new spa, Bare Beauty NYC in the Flatiron. Walking into the building, I was intrigued as it was like a We Work space for the beauty industry. I walked past hair stylists, colorists and lash extension specialists before finding my way to the Bare Beauty suite – a perfectly set up, tiny room that only fit the necessities for Owner and Esthetician, Wynter Hutchinson. The facial, was one of the best I ever had.
I don't typically cover brand campaigns on my site, but Philosophy's latest spoke to me in a way that made it seem natural. Their new campaign, 'How are you, REALLY' focuses on the honest state of our mental health. How many times do you answer "How are you?" with "fine" or "great?" I'm guilty of it all the time, because that's the expected answer. No one asks to create an honest conversation. In honor of Mental Health Month and with the help of Philosophy, that's all changing.
Friday afternoon, I had the honor of presenting awards at the Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton in NYC. It's always such a pleasure to be part of this event as over 1,000 beauty industry pros attend and it's fun to watch some of my favorite brands get the recognition they deserve. Here's a list of the top beauty launches of 2016. How many have you tried?
I've been volunteering at the Liberty Humane Society in Jersey City as of late and absolutely love the animals. true love and care are given to the animals and tons of the hard work goes into getting each and everyone of them adopted. Adoption success stories make my day and this week, I'm proud to share this story from my friend, Alexis Farah of RandomActsofLipstick.com, who has opened her LA hometo fostering dogs. I couldn't be more proud of her!
Since receiving my health coaching certification, friends and family are constantly asking me about healthy breakfast ideas. It seems all anyone eats are eggs! If you follow me on Insta, you already know that I love making bowls and smoothies that are full of nothing but nutrition. Here are five well-balanced breakfast ideas (including my yogurt bowl and chocolate, banana smoothie) to begin incorporating into your mornings.