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May 23, 2019 THE Only Sunscreen I Use

With summer right around the corner, let’s talk about sunscreen. In fact, no well-rounded skincare routine — especially an anti-aging minded one — is complete without sunscreen, and this affordable option ($28) from Elta MD is a winner. The fast-absorbing, oil-free formula is designed to feel light and work for all skin types. Its hyaluronic acid moisturizes…

May 15, 2019 Oh Em Gee!

Ask any Miami-based beauty junkie (with good skin, natch) where their favorite haunt for beauty hauls is and the answer is a resounding… Gee Beauty! Nestled in the de rigueuer Sunset Harbour neighborhood, Gee Beauty is brimming with Miami’s most curated collection of makeup, creams, serums, oils, face masks, lotions and more — and there’s even a sister store…

May 14, 2019 For That Pilates Body… Go Here

If you follow me on Instagram stories, you know I incorporate Pilates into my weekly workouts — one to two times a week. My fave studio in Miami, you ask? The Pilates Place in the MiMo District. Nestled next to Soyka restaurant on Biscayne Boulevard you, too, can give core-strengthening Pilates a whirl here with my fave instructors Adriana,…

May 9, 2019 Read This: The Girl He Used to Know

This gem is about an unusual kind of love between two broken hearts. (Thanks for another solid recco, Allyson!) Without spoiling too much: The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves is a second-chance love story about two people who meet their senior year of college. They fall in love but something happens and they’re not…

May 8, 2019 Slipping Into Spring Trends

Tie-Dye? Check. Slip dress and pearl barrette? Check and check. White booties and cat-eye sunnies? YEP. This lewk is an amalgamation of every Spring 2019 trend and I am feeling it, YOU? And I finally took my whimsical Ming Ray bag out for its first stroll. Yes, I’m one of those psychos who still gets…

May 1, 2019 Slow Your Roll (Yes, You)

I’m a hustler, baby. It’s a part of my genetic makeup thanks to my Greek immigrant parents. My father still works full time at the age of 81 (debilitating stroke and all) because that’s what immigrants do… work! And my mom is always bouncing around from tennis to church to book club to mahjong to…

April 30, 2019 Hero Face Oils

Nutella, Game of Thrones, Havaianas, white noise machines, Netflix, tampons, CBD gummies, the Squatty Potty — ever wonder how mankind lived before the invention of these necessities? ME TOO, friend, ME TOO. Well, you can add Mirigal and/or Vintner’s Daughter face oils to that list because I cannot live without either of them. As a…

April 26, 2019 My Week of Beauty Gluttony

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to get spoiled rotten like an A-list celebrity for an entire week, read on because this is precisely what happened to me for the sake of a positively indulgent beauty assignment for Ocean Drive Magazine. For seven sybaritic days, I threw caution to the wind and spent with…

April 17, 2019 *Watches Marie Kondo Once*

I recently watched one episode of Marie Kondo’s hit show about decluttering one’s life and literally cleared out our entire playroom the day after — furniture and all… see? Our guinea pigs, Bella and Cookie, made the final cut because they “spark joy” as did my husband’s hideous framed Dan Marino jersey and golf clubs…

April 16, 2019 Everything You Need To Know About Tulum

Ah, Tulum. There’s no denying your spiritualistic vibes. I just returned from a three-night yoga retreat with Ahana Yoga there and I am feeling Zen AF. Known for its “magical” properties (the Mayan Indians built an ancient temple here set atop a dramatic rocky bluff) — this teensy town two-hours away from Cancun is a must…

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