Beauty

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July 2, 2020 My Ultherapy Experience

Need a collagen boost? If you answered “yes,” peep the video above which takes you along to my Ultherapy treatment. For those of you not-in-the-know, it’s a non-invasive treatment and goes deeper to stimulate production of your body’s own collagen and elastin, for natural-looking results without surgery or downtime. I visited Dr. Roberta Del Campo…

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June 18, 2020 The Tinted Moisturizer You Need RN

data-imagelightbox=”g”> When it comes to tinted moisturizers, my go-to are as follows: Elta MD, Alastin and It Cosmetics. But at the nudge of my gal pals Annhy and Netty, I was influenced to buy Ilia‘s tinted SPF 40 ($46). I ordered the shade called Matira ST11. AND I AM SHOOKETH. In fact, the serum is…

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May 24, 2020 Tips for Repurposing Your Candle Jars

It’s no secret that I have an obsession with candles. I always have one burning and I’m 100 percent loyal to these brands and their respective scents: Diptyque (gardenia and baies), Nest (grapefruit), Byredo (burning rose), Trapp (bob’s flower shop and lemongrass verbena) and Soy Delicious (gardenia). During quarantine, I amassed an impressive collection of…

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November 15, 2019 The Couture Hippie Cheat Sheet

What is a Couture Hippie, you ask? We enjoy the finer things in life (think high fashion sensibilities, professional blowouts, juice cleanses, plant-based meals and designer workouts) yet at the same time, we vibrate at a higher frequency. Self-care and self-love is our religion.  We relish wellness, personal development, empathy, community and kindness — thus…

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November 6, 2019 My New Skincare Regimen

What if I told you that virtual dermatology is now a thing? Well, it is. When it comes to your go-to skincare regimen, that is. The brainchild of hot-and-in-demand Miami-based Board-Certified Dermatologists Janelle Vega and Shasa Hu, their online platform, BIA Life offers dermatologist tailored skin care rituals delivered to your door. As for that…

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August 13, 2019 My Go-To Vampire Facialist

If you follow me on Instagram stories, you know I recently received a Vampire Facial with Rachel Loren — my go-to Boca Raton-based medical aesthetician and laser technician (that’s her — the total boss babe in bold red lipstick photographed above). Celebs like Kim Kardashian are fans of the facial, which might look quite scary,…

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July 23, 2019 Love is in the HAIR

For me, love is in the HAIR. In fact, a good blowout can improve my mood quicker than you can say the word, “frizz.” Le duh. When my glam fairy Franecia can’t make it to my house (#InDemandAF), my go-to spot for a solid blowout is LAHH Salon in Surfside, Florida. For you beauty buffs,…

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June 6, 2019 Must Have Cleanser: Eve Lom

Up until a last week, I always used a drugstore cleanser to clean my face, but then I discovered Eve Lom‘s balm cleanser and I’ve never looked back. It’s the most luxurious, amazing-smelling cleanser that literally leaves my face glowing. I also love the muslin cloth it comes with, which makes the cleansing process make…

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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…

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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…

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