Father’s Day is fast approaching and Truman’s Gentlemen’s Groomers in NYC is conducting their first annual Fatherâ€™s Day MAN UP! Competition where NYerâ€™s are invited to nominate a dad â€“ most deserving of a grooming overhaul â€“ for a chance to win a Truman’s membership (value: $600).Â So if you know a dad in need of a makeover, you might want to nominate him on his behalf!
Here’s what you have to do no later than June 15th:Â Read more
Naturally, I was the first person to set foot inside the San Francisco Centre’s Nordstrom at 8 AM on Wednesday (the second their Half-Yearly sale began), and instead of going to the obvious departments like shoes or bags, I ran straight to the MAC counter. Why? It’s not like anything is ever on sale, but they do sometimes have brand-new releases of their latest line, or quick-to-sell-out value sets. In this case, they didn’t have anything worthy of a mass grab-and-buy (I’ve been there), but they did have a full shipment of MAC’s newest collection, To The Beach. The summer line features beachy-colored eye shadows, coral-hued lipsticks, and seascape-imprinted blush palettes, all in cute shell-monogrammed containers (if that’s their way of convincing us to not trade them back in for their Back 2 Mac program, they’re sorely mistaken)! Read more
I don’t know about you, but I color and highlight my hair. And trying to stretch my dollar as much as I can, maintaining the color for as long as possible is super important to me. Michael Angelo, certified haircolorist and owner of The Michael Angelo Hair Studio and The Michael Angelo Masterpiece Haircare product line, is an expert in advanced haircoloring techniques and fashion forward hairstyles. Known by many within the professional beauty industry as “The Haircolor Guru”, Michael Angelo has pioneered the art of turning haircolor into visual works of art. Michael Angelo knows the importance of properly handling your color-treated hair in between salon visits.
He has provided ten essential tips to pamper your color treated hair, restoring shine and manageability: Read more
A few years ago I had the pleasure of meeting Pauline Youngblood-Soli, President and Founder of Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics, when I gave a presentation at the HBA Expo. Since my makeup bag seems to be overflowing with Youngblood products these days, I asked Pauline if she would contribute some thoughts on Summer makeup. And she did!
Summer is the perfect season to lighten up your makeup routine. It’s all about effortless beauty. I recommend using products that feel airy, won’t clog pores and hold up to the heat and humidity. Read more