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Obagi’s Skinclusion Campaign: Celebrating Diversity And Beautiful Skin

I was thrilled to be able to attend the recent Obagi Skinclusion event at Lightbox Studios in the Garment District. A lunch time panel was held to discuss the acceptance of diversity in the beauty business as well as society as a whole and guests were urged to take surveys online to discover their own biases before before attending. Questions…read more
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Alma Lasers Debuts The BeautiFill Fat Transfer System With A Beautiful Breakfast At The Modern

I had a lot of fun learning about Alma Laser, Inc.'s new procedure called BeautiFill that gives age-reducing results almost immediately. This is the first laser-based fat transfer system for complete aesthetic contouring. Patients getting this procedure have fat removed from a part of the body (usually the stomach) very gently through a small canula and it is much more…read more
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The Latest On Lasers: A Cutera Press Event With Dr. Neil Sadick

Last Friday's Cutera-sponsored press breakfast for three dozen beauty and health journalists at Park Avenue dermatologist Dr. Neil Sadick's office was an interesting one. Dr. Sadick did a Q&A on the latest Cutera laser treatments Pico Genesis and TruSculpt ID moderated by his journalist daughter Sydney Sadick.Cutera's Pico Genesis is considered the current state of the art laser system for…read more
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All About Altreno: The Launch Of The New Game Changing Acne Treatment At The Harvard Club

Contrary to what you might think, not that many prescription acne products are introduced each year so the recent launch of Altreno Lotion from Ortho Dermatologics was a very big deal--especially since it is aimed at women. (Four times as many women suffer from acne then men!) This elegant, silky feeling tretinoin lotion spreads smoothly and can be worked into…read more
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The Best Part Of New York Fashion Week: Getting Glammed At Caravan Stylist Studio!

Forget the NYFW shows—they have became pretty unpredictable and I am so tired of getting “standing room” all the time! I do not think that Fashion Week will ever become what it once was when all the shows were under one roof at Bryant Park or Lincoln Center. These days you have to wear hiking boots instead of high heels…read more
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Going For The Gold At SkinSpoke: Experiencing A 24 Karat Gold Ultra Therapy Facial!

Last week, I was fortunate enough to be able to try the 24 Karat Gold Ultra Therapy Facial by one of New York City’s most trusted estheticians, Carol Chan. At SkinSpoke, her new West Village spa, Carol is responsible for the luminous skin you see on actresses like Christine Evangelista and models like Hannah Donker, both who adore the 24K…read more
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Jane Iredale’s Triple Luxe Long Lasting Lipstick: 15 Perfect Colors That Feel As Good As They Look!

It’s always a pleasure to catch up with beauty guru Jane Iredale—who has been on top of her game for 20 years—and find out what’s new. She believes that natural is best and that makeup should feel as good as it looks. To celebrate the launch of the 15-color Triple Luxe Long Lasting Naturally Moist Lipstick, Jane and her pr…read more
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The Fragrance Foundation Finalists Luncheon: Sniffing Out The Best In The Business!

I was so happy to be able to attend my first-ever Fragrance Foundation Finalists Luncheon (at the lovely 583 Park Avenue event space) as I am a complete fragrance maniac. On my way there, I wondered how Gucci Bloom, my official fragrance fave of 2018, would fare--and sure enough, it was nominated in several categories. Beyond the obvious purpose of…read more
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Philosophy’s “Spring Clean” Launch Event: Who Knew That “Cleaning” Could Be So Fun?

I was lucky enough to attend the launch of several great new products by Philosophy on the 67th floor of the Empire State Building last week. Leave it to Philosophy to come up with the clever idea of a "spring cleaning" concept behind the party. There were vignettes to display each product along with their predecessors in the line--and there…read more
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Dr. Andrew Jacono: Helping Patients Look Their “Natural Best”!

It's refreshing to meet plastic surgeons with the gift of making patients look like themselves, only better. This is why I appreciate Upper East Side doc Andrew Jacono. You positively cannot tell that he has "done work" on his patients. I recently ran into one of New York's most famous cases of socialite bad plastic surgery--probably the most famous case…read more
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What’s The It Cosmetics #ITCCchallenge All About? Beauty, Hope And Change, That’s What!

For the past month, It COSMETICS CEO and founder Jamie Kern Lima has been inviting IT Girls and IT Guys everywhere to take the #ITCCchallenge by trying CC+™ Cream SPF 50+ and sharing their real results on social media. The best part is that for every post, a buck is donated to her LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER campaign which helps…read more
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An “Ahnesti-Ly” Great Haircare Line!

Everyone beauty maniac is after natural products these days, and I was lucky enough to meet Lorri Weison, the owner of the natural hair line called Ahnesti Haircare, at the recent Beauty Squared beauty press show in midtown Manhattan. Just like the brochure says, this line is truly a successful coexistence between natural ingredients and salon performance--and all products are…read more
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It Cosmetics For Fall 2017: They’re Always The “It” Brand With Cutting Edge Ideas!

I have always loved It Cosmetics--their aesthetic is one of sophistication but at the same time their items and packaging are simple and always easy to understand while others have gone off the deep end! I loved their extravagant launch of the fall line which included a presentation by CEO Jamie Kern on media night as well as a special…read more
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Jane Iredale For Fall 2017: Skincare Supplements, Red & Wine Plumping Lip Colors And Blusher With Staying Power!

I was thrilled to go to Jane Iredale's recent press event on the rooftop of the legendary Gramercy Park Hotel to launch be at the launch of her Fall 2017 line. This classy beauty business leader has a lot of new things up her sleeve ad she addressed the beauty blogger crowd about how she started her company and her…read more