Gift Guide for Beauty Junkies


The holidays are right around the corner and some of my favorite gifts (to give and receive) are always beauty related. Winter is the perfect time to experiment with bolder colors and it’s also a great excuse to invest in luxe skincare – dry skin is becoming on no one. Here are some great gift […]

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Flora Nuit’s First Birthday Giveaway


I’m excited to announce that my company Flora Nuit is celebrating its first birthday! It’s been a fun(ny), exciting year and we’re super excited to have reached this milestone. BUT ON TO IMPORTANT THINGS. Like the fact that we’re celebrating our birthday by giving away a super sweet gift bag filled with lingerie from Flora Nuit, […]

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Sunday Bunday


Maybe it’s because I woke up with uber-greasy hair and there was no way I was leaving it down, or maybe it was because I was thinking about cinnamon buns, but I had the urge to do a post on buns of the hair variety. Aside from being easy, it can also be one of […]

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A Garden Party. On Your Face.


In the winter, I tend to stick to fairly classic makeup – black liner, pink cheeks, red lips. The occasional smoky eye if you’re lucky. But come summer, all bets are off. There’s no better time to play around with bright colors, shimmers, and lacquers. Luckily, beauty companies (like Shu Uemera, above) are in agreement and have […]

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We built this (Gilt)City…

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So I got invited to the VIP Preview of Gilt City’s sample sale last night. How did I get this supercool invite, you ask? Because I’m supercool, clearly. I got there just before 7 and found myself in heaven on 18th Street (if heaven has an open bar and a DJ). Ok, that might be […]

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Mom’s the word

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Mother’s Day is upon us and unless you are a horrible child or you have a horrible mother, you should be thinking of what to get the woman from whose loins you sprung. Here are the things I’m deciding between for my mom (or, in the spirit of Cinco de Mayo, mi madre)… My mom […]

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Spring 2012 Makeup


Technically it’s still the middle of winter. But since it’s been 60 in New York for the past two days, I’m going to pretend that spring is here to stay and make myself up accordingly. Bronzed Cheeks– Bobbi Brown‘s Shimmer Bricks are perfect for faking a springtime glow and come in colors that flatter everyone. […]

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Stuff those Stockings


Stocking stuffers are tricky- you don’t want to spend too, too much on them, but you also probably shouldn’t be able to find everything you’re looking for at CVS. Hence this list of awesome, yet affordable little trinkets with which to fill your loved ones’ stockings…   This Dumpling Bag by Chako is made from […]

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Fall/Winter 2011 Beauty Products

Fall and winter are my favorite times of year to try bold new makeup trends– mostly because there’s little to no chance of me sweating everything off. But anyway. The depressing weather that inevitaby shows up each year around this time gives us all the perfect excuse to experiment with fun new products that provide […]

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