Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: The Serums You Need In Your 20s, 30s, 40s


Navigating the many serum options can confuse even the savviest skin care shopper.  Add on the eye-squinting task of figuring out which serum works best for your age-specific concerns, and well — it’s enough to make you want to throw in the towel. Luckily, you’ve got me! Head over to the Bergdorf Goodman Blog where [...]

3 Sunscreens for Sensitive Skin

Dermalogica super-sensitive-shield-spf30

When you have sensitive skin it is sometimes impossible to find a product that won’t sting, burn or otherwise  irritate your skin. My little cousin has extremely sensitive skin but loves being active outside. So, lately I’ve found myself trying to find her the right sunscreen products to use  while she frolics with her friends [...]

TTB Faves with Maree: Featuring Dr. Dennis Gross, Perricone MD and By Terry

Dr. Dennis Gross Sheer Mineral Sun Spray

It’s summer and hot as the dickens out, so this month it’s all about warm weather favorites. Sunscreen that doesn’t feel too heavy, foundation that won’t smother my skin and a loose powder that will make all my oily skin dreams come true. Here is a look at my favorite products from this past month: [...]

3 New Foundations To Try Right Now


I’m not sure why, but I’m never not excited to try new foundation. Now I’m not saying I’m always pleased with the results, but I’m always super geeked to try something new. And this doesn’t mean that I’m still searching for my perfect foundation, because I have several holy grails — but foundation is like [...]

Mani of the Week: Featuring MAC Nail Transformations

MAC Nail Transformers

Suppose you have the standard manicure you’ve worn to your office job all week and you want to jazz it up for a fun night out with your Boo or Besties?   What do you do? Here’s one suggestion…grab a polish from the MAC Nail Transformations collection, apply a single coat and you are good [...]

ThisThatBaby: Stokke Tripp Trapp

Tripp Trapp

Ahhh, The Pheebs. Baby girl just keeps growing and growing. . . and growing. And it all goes by soooo fast! (Yes, it’s true what THEY say!) And now that Phoebe is almost one, I’ve gone through my fair share of “next size” purchases. By “next size” I mean, things that she’s outgrown. With clothes, [...]

Get the Look: Jill Scott at the Premiere of Get On Up

Jill Scott Get On Up Premiere NYC

Jill Scott is one of my favorite singers of all time.  I don’t think I would have made it through grad school without her musical wisdom. While the curvy, sultry songstress knows how to hold a note, in recent years she has also been commanding attention on the big screen. At the New York premiere [...]

Win This! Join Me and Philosophy At QVC

ThisThatBeauty at QVC

This Sunday, July 27, I’ll be at QVC to help Philosophy, the #1 selling beauty brand on QVC, celebrate 15 years on the air… and I’d love for you to join me !! That’s right — join me at QVC for the live two hour anniversary segment, PLUS a special VIP lunch and an insider’s [...]

Great Neutral Summer Shades From Votre Vu Cosmetics

votre vu eyeshadow quad in nude

As someone who loves only a minimal amount of variety in their beauty routine, I am a firm believer that one can never have too many neutral eyeshadows and lipsticks/lipglosses in their collection. The bad news is the storage issue – where to keep everything. The good news is – since everything is neutral toned [...]

One Ingredient, Five Ways: Coconut Oil

ginger lime dressing

It seems everyone is raving about coconut oil these days…and for good reason — It’s a yummy, edible, do-it-all product that also works wonders for skin and hair. This Summer I’m participating in Unilever’s Project Sunlight (this blog post explains the project a bit more), and as part of this fun, sustainable living focused project, [...]