NYC Event Alert: Celebrate Global Wellness with Red Door Spa

This Saturday, June 13th, Red Door Spa is celebrating Global Wellness Day with several wellness activities on the rooftop terrace at their 5th Avenue Flagship location. With the slogan “One day can change your whole life,” Global Wellness Day is an entirely not-for-profit day and social platform dedicated to bringing together exercise, healthy eating and…

Smoothie of the Month: Get Glowing Skin with Guava

March is National Nutrition Month, and what better way to observe the occasion than by finding a way to use nutrition to beautify our skin. That’s why I’m pleased to announce a new feature on the blog: “Smoothie of the Month,” where I’ll feature smoothie recipes that are not only good for you on the…

The Health Benefits of Meditation

In an effort to start incorporating more health and wellness stories onto the blog, here are some tips on dealing with stress…. Stress can easily come from every direction in our lives—demanding bosses, wailing children, absent spouses, financial woes are just a few of the stressors that demand our attention and our sanity. All this…

Why is Gluten-Free Makeup for Me?

This is a guest post by Caroline Elliott, a freelance beauty writer. Living an all-natural lifestyle requires a lot of effort, but gluten-free makeup is making life simpler. Gluten-sensitive people say that their lips react to even the smallest amounts of gluten in their lipstick. And with this group of individuals increasing in number, this…

StriVectin EV- Get Even Dark Circle Corrector Review

FTC Disclosure: This product was provided for review. Over the years, I have become borderline obsessed with trying to find the best concealer to hide the genetic dark circles that have tormented my face since childhood. I always thought it would be great if a product would emerge on the market that would help fade…

New: Pureology Reviving Red Hair Care Line

On Thursday, January 31st, I had the opportunity to attend an event to learn more about Reviving Red, a new hair care line developed by Pureology for red and copper color-treated hair. People with red hair often contend with fading and color bleeding; this hair care line makes it possible for red and copper treated…

Beauty Secrets from my mom Part 3: Using Eggs in Shampoo

So far I have revealed my mom’s secrets for great skin, and how she gets a natural flush across her cheeks. Today, I’m going to divulge her secret for soft, shiny hair. We all know the benefits of eating eggs. They are rich in protein, vitamins and biton, and usually people eat them. Well, not my…

February 3, 2012 is National Wear Red Day®

Friday, February 3, 2012, will mark National Wear Red Day®, an annual event that encourages Americans to wear red as a symbol of their support for women’s heart health awareness. In February 2003, The Heart Truth® campaign launched the Red Dress as the national symbol to inspire women to take better care of their cardiovascular…

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…

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…

Sexy Gym Workouts

Traditional workouts are a thing of the past. Gone are the days when women attended fitness sessions reminiscent of their high school gym classes. Now, you can attend can attend sultry classes that will let you burn calories and break out a sweat while, in the words of Ludacris, “shaking your money-maker like somebody ’bout…

National Acne Awareness Month: Makeup Tips to Avoid Acne Breakouts

There are a lot of myths floating around out there.  Thankfully, June is National Acne Awareness Month where medical professionals strive to empower acne sufferers with correct information and solutions. Yes, most cases are based on genetics, hormones, and stress—but there are ways you can deal with and even reduce breakouts. Being extra careful about…