Hair & Makeup

Smooth & Soft

November 16th, 2012





Olay Regenerist is the best specialty skincare product on the market!  I have used many products to keep my skin smooth and young looking, but none have really worked until I literally stumbled upon Olay Regenerist while in Target.  This stuff is magic!  The microdermabrasion and a mini-peel treatment always leaves my face smooth and softer feeling with clean tight pores.  I find that it's best to use it before you go to bed followed by a great moisturizer.  If your in a pinch and you do not have time or the money for a facial then this is the best product for you.



October 9th, 2012


Donna Karan's new fragrance Woman is more than just a scent.  The bottle was designed by famed architect Zaha Hadid.  Ms. Hadid said that she designed the bottle to be “a sculptural silhouette that represents the sensuality of a woman and celebrates the fluidity of the female form.”


“The idea behind the scent was to express the many sides of a woman – strong, soft, creative, and passionate,” says Ms. Karan.  The scent is a mixture of spicy sandalwood, Haitian vetiver, and orange flower.


Pick a Color

September 10th, 2012


Photo courtesy of Harper's Bazzar


The nail color trend for fall is very rich.  The palette ranges from pale putty to a mid-night blue to deep dark reds as well as various shades of purple.  Fall 2012 will for sure not be boring!


109 years of perfection

June 14th, 2012


Photo Courtesy of Krigler


Krigler is an American brand with European connections.  The fragrance house opened their doors in 1904 in St. Petersburg, Russia under the creation of Albert Krigler.  The company moved to Berlin, Germany because of riots in Russia.  Later, Albert added roots in France and eventually New York City were there is still a store location (in the Plaza Hotel) 109 years later.


Photo Courtesy of Krigler


Celebrities have never been a stranger to Krigler's scents.  The perfume #14 was worn by F. Scott Fitzgerald.  Perfume #14 was also worn by Marlene Dietrich who gave it a more unisex feel.  Audrey Hepburn loved  English Promenade.  The name of the fragrance was inspired by the main street in Nice which is called Les Promenades des Anglais.  A favorite of  the legendary Grace Kelly was Chateau Krigler #12, and Coco Chanel adored Pleasure Gardenia.


The Krigler client is well versed in perfume.  They are often compared to wine connoisseurs in their desire to study and learn more about the complexities of perfume.  Krigler also makes custom perfumes with a price tag ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 per bottle.  Every detail is done from scratch.  To learn more about Krigler please visit their website


Razor Sharp style

June 13th, 2012


Photo courtesy of F.S.C. Barber Shop


There is a throwback to the 1920's in both NYC and San Francisco.  F.S.C. Barber Shop is an old school hangout for men where they can get a haircut, trim, a straight razor, or hot towel hybrid shave.  The decor is made up of porcelain barber chairs along with hand carved wood work stations that are reminiscent of a time when grooming for men was an old fashion art form.  To learn more about F.S.C. Barber Shop please visit their website

Best lip gloss ever!

May 23rd, 2012


Birthday Suit HydraFull Gloss Set from Anastasia of Beverly Hills is the BEST lip gloss ever!  It is not sticky in the slightest.  It goes on smooth and light without a heavy feeling on your lips.  To learn more about it as well as the other products Anastsia has to offer please visit her website



May 8th, 2012



Blow dry salons such as Halo, Blowlux, Drybar, Blo and Blowout are all the rage when it comes to how we are pampering ourselves.  For an average cost of $35 dollars you can get your hair washed and blown out and styled.  Many of the salons are open at 7am which is convenient for someone that needs their hair styled before an important morning meeting and close at 9pm.  Having your hair blown out and styled has become a regular weekly beauty treatment in the way one schedules mani/pedi.

Percy & Reed

April 30th, 2012


Photo Courtesy of Percy & Reed


This travel bag of quick fixes keeps your hair perfectly coiffed while on the go to the gym or traveling.


This pack contains:


- Dry Shampoo 50ml
- Dry Conditioner 50ml
- Bodifying Cream 50ml
- Texturising Spray 50ml
- Finishing Polish 50ml
- Session Hold Hairspray 50ml


You can purchase this product online at the Percy & Reed website or at Harvy Nichols, Selfridges or Spacenk.

Security Approved Beauty

March 13th, 2012



Vbeaute is a new travel beauty product that recently made its debut at Bergdorf Goodman.  The line launched with five fragrance and paraben-free essentials.  They include a coconut exfoliator, rosemary cleanser, hyaluronic acid-rich serum, multitasking moisturizer, and depuffing eye cream that all fit into a modern silver It Kit.


If you travel a lot for work or pleasure you will love this item, because it is a breeze to go through security with since all of the items are under 3 oz. each per.