Feb 1st is National Wear Red Day®,

February 1st will mark National Wear Red Day®, a campaign that encourages everyone to wear red to bring awareness to women’s heart health. Heart disease is the #1 leading cause of death among women, and since the red dress has now become synonymous with heart health, I thought I’d look all over the web to…

Pureology’s Perfect 4 Platinum Brilliant Shine Kit

I’ve always envied the vibrant, silky smooth hair of models seen in advertisements. No matter what I do, my hair always seems to look dull, with no volume and lots of frizz. I recently gave Pureology’s Perfect 4 Platinum Brilliant Shine Kit a try. The system is infused with protein-rich Keravis and plant extracts, and…

Glam up for AIDS Awareness

It is estimated that that almost 1.2 million people in the United States have HIV, and 1 in 5 of those are unaware that they are infected. HIV infection can lead to AIDS, and in order to bring attention to AIDS awareness, prevention and treatment, December 1st has been established as World AIDS Day. The theme…

A Glam Girl Event in Brooklyn

On Saturday, October 22, 2011, an event was held at Dumbo Loft, located in Brooklyn, NY, to increase awareness of breast cancer and domestic violence. Event host Luxury Style Events, LLC, founded by Suzette Taylor, provided attendees the opportunity to raise funds for the two worthy causes, as well as indulge in style and their…

Fashionable ways to support Breast Cancer Research

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a national, annual platform that increases awareness about the disease, prevention and most importantly, raises funds to help discover a cure. There are so many fashionable ways you can help contribute to the cause, including wearing a Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Pink Ribbon, which can be…

Shop for Success Event

On Saturday, September 17th I attended an exclusive shopping event benefitting Dress for Success Worldwide. Founded in 1997, Dress for Success is a nonprofit organization that helps low-income women find jobs and provides them with professional attire, career development tools, and a network of support in over 75 cities worldwide. Women are given a suit…

What to do with your Bridesmaid dress

It seems that in throughout pop culture there has always been some stigma associated with bridesmaid dresses. When a female gets the invite to join her friend’s bridal party, she can’t help but feel honored, excited, but then fearful…of the bridesmaid dress she will have to wear. When I think of bridesmaid dresses I think…

Help an underserved teen go to prom: Donate your old dresses

The highlight of my high school existence was getting ready for prom. Months before the big day I went shopping and found the perfect dress: a pale pink mermaid style gown with black bows adorning the bottom.  Now, years later the possibility of me ever attending another prom is pretty much zero. Even if I…

Rock the Red Pump

Every 9 minutes, someone is infected with HIV. March 10th is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD). It’s a nationwide initiative, recognized by the U.S. very year, in order “to raise awareness about the increasing impact of HIV/AIDS on women & girls.” The Red Pump Project™ is a nonprofit organization founded in 2009…