5 Must-Have Spring Skirts

Wrap Pencil Skirt in Suede with D-Ring, ASOS

It’s spring but winter is still trying to hold on. It’s pretty safe to say we’re ready to move on to warmer and brighter things, and what better way to transition to the beauty of the spring season than through an update to our wardrobes? As we gear up for April showers that bring May [...]

Spring Forward: Now Is The Perfect Time To Fall In Love With The Guerlain Glow

Guerlain Bronzers

Forget lines and wrinkles. Youthful skin is all about the glow. Healthy, radiant, lit-from-within skin is the goal. And if the only way you’re achieving the aforementioned is with your favorite Instagram filter or with a Photoshop tool, 1) Stop it right now and 2) Keep reading for tips on how to achieve your unique [...]

I Wish I Had PREP Cosmetics When I Was A Teen

#WaitWhatSheIs40 -- Fresh faced, me. No makeup. No filter. No soft focus blur. !00% ME at 40....

As most of you know I recently turned 40. Yep, 40. There’s a celebratory hash-tag and everything (#WaitWhatSheIs40). Most people don’t dedicate a hash-tag and announce turning 40, but I actually feel amazing about 40. And, if I’m being 100% honest, it doesn’t hurt that most people think I’m 28-29…32 at the oldest. While genetics [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: The Cleansing Oils We Love


While spring trend forecasts and “What To Wear” round ups dominate every magazine in sight, the reality is that skin is still doing a bit of a seasonal shuffle. It’s spring but skin is still feeling the residual dryness of winter…which begins to explain our current love affair with cleansing oils and balms. Formulated to remove impurities and soften [...]

Mani of the Week: Quilted Matte and Shiny Nails


One of my favorite nail art trends of all time is the combo of matte and shiny. It’s just SO freaking cool!! I think you get the best results with black nail polish, so that’s what I’ll be using. However, feel free to substitute with a (dark) color of your choice as I show you [...]

TTB Faves : Featuring Laroche-Posay, Paula’s Choice and Vince Camuto

Bella Vince Camuto

These three products have been in heavy rotation over the last month, so, naturally I had to share.  If you are looking for  lightweight exfoliation that will give you more radiant skin in a week, a dual purpose SPF and the perfect fragrance for spring, keep reading! Laroche-Posay Daily Anti Aging Primer with SPF 50 [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: Yardley Nourishing Elements Artisan Soaps

Yardley Nourishing Elements Artisan Soaps 2

I grew up familiar with the Yardley brand of products.  I remember we had the soaps in drawers of clothes because the smell was so amazing.  These soaps were always gifted by relatives and friends living abroad, so, it was a treat to use them to bathe and wrap myself in the wonderful aroma.  I [...]

SuperDuper APP Let’s You find Drug Store Beauty Dupes for Designer Brands

superduper app

Doesn’t every girl wish they had a personal stylist to keep them informed on the latest beauty trends? While we’re not all able to afford to pay a someone per hour for makeup consultations, there is an app that can help you get pretty close to wearing a celeb’s favorite beauty brands – on a [...]

TTB Travel: All Of The Things To See & Do in Montego Bay, Jamaica

On the Catamaran 1

I recently had opportunity to escape the bitter cold of NYC and explore Montego Bay, Jamaica. First and foremost, YASSS! Momma was in dire need of some sun. With such a short jaunt (three days) it’s key to plan your time with the goal of getting the most out of your brief stay. With this [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring JINsoon Tila March Collection

Jinsoon Tila March

It’s still hovering around 40 degrees in North East but it’s spring on my nails today thanks to the JINsoon Tila March Collection. The collection is the work of  one of my favorite nail artists, Jin Soon Choi, and Tila March designer, Tamara Taichman. The five shade Spring/Summer collection is a nod to pop art [...]