What’s In Stores at Macy’s This Spring 2014

Last Saturday I had the chance to check out Macy’s Spring 2014 collection at their Albany, New York store located in the beautiful Colonie Center Mall. In lieu of their usual runway show, with a celebrity host; Macy’s made it an interactive party complete with mini manicures courtesy of OPI nail lacquer; mini makeovers courtesy of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics; and hair styling courtesy of Hot Cuts Salon. New York City based DJ Dave Ali was on hand spinning the latest in club, reggae, pop and hip-hop ....more

Sandra Downie Spa Offers Strawberry Shortcake Facial

Image via Sandra Downie Skin Spa and Acne Clinic My interest and, ehem, tastebuds peaked when I read the email from the Sandra Downie Skin Spa and Acne Clinic announcing their Strawberry...more

Fashion And Beauty Events for Connecticut and New York

Fashion and beauty events are a great way to network, learn and discover new brands and trends. Here is a list of events coming soon to Connecticut and New York. IMATS {International Make-up Artist Trade Show} April 11 – 13, 2014 | Pier 94 New York , NY MACYS Spring Fashion Show April 12, 2014 | Colonie...more

Peter Som for Kohl’s DesigNation Launches Today

Peter Som for DesigNation wrap maxi dress {$78} | Peter Som for DesigNation halter dress {$70} The Peter Som’s collection for Kohl’s DesigNation launches today, April 10th online and in stores across the country. Last week, I had the opportunity to meet Peter Som as well as view and style the entire collection at the Kohl’s Jersey City, New Jersey store. In addition to photo opps and the opportunity to view, touch and feel all of the collection, we were also challenged to style our favorite picks from the collection using items from Kohl’s ....more

Macy’s 2014 Spring Fashion Show Events

It’s that time of year again when Macy’s presents their annual Spring fashion events. ...more

What I Wore: Graphic Print Top and Emerald Green Pants

This was the outfit that I wore to the Peter Som for Kohl’s DesigNation event that took place in Jersey City, NJ last Wednesday. I knew that we were going to be working on challenges so I wore something that was aesthetically pleasing to the eye (print, color, shine) but practical and comfortable. What I Wore: Top: ...more

Fake Bake Self-Tan Liquid and Mitt Giveaway

Despite our very loud protests, mother nature just doesn’t seem to want to give old man winter the boot this year. ...more

Best Foundation Brands For Women of Color

My attitude towards makeup has been a lot different since I hired a makeup artist recently. I loved the “completed” look and as a result, I have started to play in makeup. I am far (way far) from perfecting a really solid technique, but I’ve done enough in the last few weeks to realize that it’s really difficult to find foundation that matches my skin ....more

The Need-to-Know Now Dandruff Fixes

Life & Beauty Weekly: Hair & Beauty By Ronnie Polaneczky for Life & Beauty Weekly “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet,” wrote Kahlil Gibran, “and the winds long to play with your hair.” No disrespect to the revered poet and writer, but Gibran must never have endured a bad case of dandruff. If he had, he wouldn’t have wanted anyone — including the wind — near his flake-flecked locks. Plenty of us have experienced the itchy embarrassment of dandruff ....more