Birchbox No. 7: Klorane, Marvis, Sumita, COOLA, Pilot

My May Birchbox review is a smidge late because these products took quite a while to review… And I kept forgetting to wear the sunscreen. In this box I found a few new favorites, an eyeliner I can’t master and what I have to imagine is the most hilariously overpriced toothpaste on either side of … Read more

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The Film Experience: A review of “Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf’s,” etc.

Forget dinner and a show– I’ll take film screenings and fashion any day. Earlier this week I was invited, along with other area bloggers and fashion professionals, to view an early showing of the new documentary Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf’s at the Plaza Frontenac cinema. The flick. Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf’s is a documentary … Read more

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Birchbox No. 6: Simple, Nexxus, Supergoop!, J. R. Watkins, Caudalie

Are you changing your skincare and beauty routine this season? I always think I’ll switch to spring and summer products, but never do… Until this year, because Birchbox sent me some! Check out these reviews for a few products you should try this season– and see which ones you should skip. Still on the fence? … Read more

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Birchbox No. 5: Whish, Incoco, Madewell, Caldrea & Serge Normant

I took my time reviewing my March Birchbox; if nothing else, I kept having reasons to not have blue patterned nails and it slowed the sweet Birchbox process down. Finally! Everything has been used and reviewed– and, for the most part, enjoyed. Note: Amazing how many reasons there are in adult, career-having life to not … Read more

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Best in Beauty: Finds from Saks, Alex & Co., CARGO, Blissoma and more

Nails Inc. Nail Polish STLFW Gift, Saks Fifth Avenue This polish went on thick, like an ultra-glossy paint, and stayed chip-free longer than my typical polish options. As a writer, I type… a lot… a whole lot, and it ruins my manicures. Nails Inc. stayed in place an entire work week, which is unusual– and … Read more

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