Mohala Eyewear sunglasses

I’ve always struggled with sunglasses. Either they’re sliding down my nose constantly, sitting on my cheeks, or riding up my face every time I smile. It wasn’t until last year, when I purchased my first pair of Chanel sunglasses at Bloomingdales, that I discovered something called low bridge sunglasses.  My boyfriend and I were approached […]

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Use a gentle cleanser

I’ve been dealing with acne since I was 15 years old. After I turned 30 last year, I hoped and prayed that my hormonal acne would vanish, but the hormonal Gods had other plans for me. I’m still dealing with hormonal chin breakouts 15 years later, and I’ve finally turned to spironolactone this year to […]

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air travel beauty essentials

I spend a decent amount of time traveling via airplane. My parents live in Texas, my brother lives in Los Angeles, I travel for work, and I also enjoy hopping on a flight for a vacation or two every now and then, too.  Because I am a bit of a nervous flier, I always like […]

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The 25 Best Non Alcoholic Drinks For Summer

I’m embarrassed to admit this, but one of my favorite hobbies is to day drink in the summertime. There’s nothing quite like getting drunk under the blistering sun and finally feeling warmth after a long winter. Sadly, I’ve had to retire my favorite summer pastime over the last few months as I’ve taken an extended […]

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35 Best Beauty Products Worth the Splurge

I’ve tried many, many beauty products over the years working as a beauty editor and writer. There are many that I continue to come back to, and others that I wish I’d never applied to my face. I’ve also learned that some beauty products truly are worth the extra cash, while others truly are a […]

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how to deal with eczema in the summer

I’ve been dealing with bouts of eczema ever since I can remember. I have memories of constantly itching the inside of my arms and legs as a kid, especially when my chronic asthma would flare up. My eczema has flared up on and off over the years, but it was at its worst after I […]

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Dyson Airwrap vs Supersonic

I’ll be honest and admit that I don’t style my hair very often. I’m lucky to have hair that I love, thanks to my semi-wavy strands that require a bit of product, scrunching, and air to look good. That being said, there are definitely days when a heat tool is required. Considering I’ve been working […]

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My Theory Clairene Jacket Review

The first big purchase I ever made for myself was my Theory Clairene Jacket. I was about 24 years old, two years post-grad. And probably didn’t have the funds to spend $600 on a jacket. I’ll never forget the first time I saw it at Bloomingdales: I was tagging along on a shopping trip with […]

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The Best Dairy-Free Half and Half Alternative

I started my dairy-free journey about five or six years ago. And have tried many dairy-free products on the market—some much better than others. My favorite blogger and influencer, Alex Snodgrass from The Defined Dish, introduced me to the Nutpods Original Unsweetened Dairy-Free Coffee Creamer (aka the best dairy-free half and half alternative of all […]

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Aerophobia: Fear of Flying and How I Manage It

It all started after a rough flight from NYC into Boston. I was visiting my long-distance boyfriend, the stormy weather was atrocious, and I’m pretty sure we fell out of the sky for a few seconds. My aerophobia, or fear of flying, is something millions of people in the United States (and worldwide!) experience every […]

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