My New Morning Ritual

My New Morning Ritual

My body isn’t responding to diet and exercise the way it used to. With the latter said, things that happened to me this year at the age of 41 include: A slower metabolism, hunger pangs and a sluggish feeling throughout the day. I was talking to my gorgeous health nut friend and recipe developer Sally…

My Fave CBD Salve

My Fave CBD Salve

In case you’ve been living under a rock the past year — Cannabis is the hottest trend in health, wellness and beauty right now. Specifically, people like yours truly are really interested in CBD — or cannabidiol — the non-psychoactive ingredient in the cannabis plant. That means you won’t get “high” on it like that green…

Ew, I Have Dandruff

Ew, I Have Dandruff

TMI Alert: For the past month, my scalp has been itchy and flaky AF. So two weeks ago, I implored my friend Allyson to check my head for lice. Yes, lice. Talk about embarrassing. “Girl, you have dandruff,” she said as she picked through my scalp. Later on in the day, she texted me this…

Hero Product: Gisou Hair Perfume

Hero Product: Gisou Hair Perfume

  Over Christmas break my friend introduced me to the honey-infused haircare line Gisou. I’ve apparently been living under a rock because the creator, Negin Mirsalehi, is a mega influencer. Funny thing about me? I  don’t follow a lot of influencers because I often times find them too advertorial, inauthentic and dare I say it……

Hero Product: Tarte Shape Tape

Hero Product: Tarte Shape Tape

The perfect-fit jeans, a crisp-white button-down shirt, a solid bra, a little black dress — you can add “concealer” to the list of women’s essentials. So far, my go-to concealers to erase those gnarly dark under-eye circles have been Clé de Peau and It Cosmetics but I keep reading about Tarte’s Shape Tape so I’m giving…

Going Blonder

Going Blonder

It’s been a minute since I’ve been blonde so I searched/creeped on Instagram (doesn’t everyone?) for the perfect Miami colorist when going lighter — sans red hues. Colorist Dafne Evangelista kept popping up in my feed and several of my friends have gone cool, icy blonde (you know, not brassy AF) so I paid her…