Black Friday Beauty Deals

NARS

After you have recovered from your Thanksgiving food coma and taken a little nap, your fingers may be looking to do a little walking. If you choose to shop, here’s a list of Black Friday Beauty Deals to check out. NARS 20 % off site wide by signing up here (11/28-12/2). Mally Beauty 30% off site wide 11/25 [...]

Holiday Home Fragrances You Should Definitely Try

Nest Holiday Candle

There are certain scents that just say holiday. They conjure memories of family, friends, food, warmth and an overall good time.  These scents obviously vary by location and culture but for me, in recent memory,  holiday home fragrances center on pine, cranberries, spiced oranges, gingerbread, eggnog, warm apple cider, pumpkin pie, rum cake and more.  Here [...]

ThisThatBaby: Phoebe Discovers Pippa & Julie

Phoebe and ThisThatBaby

As a new mom, I am all about all of the ‘Mother/ Daughter’ things. I absolutely love having a daughter and doing precious little girly things with her make me so happy. I mean, look at the smiles on our faces…. We were recently invited to a very special ‘Ladies Who Brunch’ launch event for the [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Narciso

Narciso

A man once said to Narciso , “Every time my wife puts on one of your dresses, we never leave the house.” In the spirit of this sentiment, Narciso Rodriguez presents a fragrance that celebrates a woman’s powers of seduction. I must admit, after reading that intro to Narciso, I expected to be blown away. [...]

Bergdorf Goodman Beauty Files: How To Choose Perfume For Someone Else

Oud Ispahan

With the holiday season upon us, I can’t help but get my into a gift-giving state of mind and, inevitably, fragrance is part of the equation. But pairing the right scent to the right individual can prove challenging…and even downright disastrous.  Luckily I’ve got friends in fragrant places. I recently sat down with Roberto Adolfo Vargas, Northeast Regional Educator for Maison Francis Kurkdjian, [...]

Great Wines to Serve with Thanksgiving Dinner

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Everyone has his or her favorite holiday, mine happens to be Thanksgiving.  There is something about the foods eaten in my Family on Thanksgiving that makes me smile and just feel good in general. Thanksgiving is also the start of the “Holiday Season”. To that end, I wanted to offer up a couple of suggestions [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: October 2014 Glossybox

Octobe 2014 Glossy Box

I have a confession to make — I’m in love with the idea of the beauty subscription box. Who wouldn’t be? It’s a great investment for those of us who aren’t quite privy to the ins and outs of the beauty world. The ease and excitement of trying new hair, skin, and makeup products picked [...]

12 Beauty Gifts to Buy Right This Minute

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The holiday season is one of the best times to shop for makeup.  During that time you’re sure to find limited edition collections that feature best sellers, cult favorites and specially packaged items to make any beauty lover swoon. These limited edition beauty gifts will be great for your bestie (or yourself). Guerlain ’Meteorites’ Perles d’Etoile [...]

Mani of the Week: French Mani Remix with Revlon Gel Envy

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One of my favorite Fall nail shade’s is purple. To me, she does no wrong (yes, SHE). So for this mani of the week, I’m taking my top two purples out for a spin to show you an easy, fun twist on the French Manicure. Supplies: Revlon ColorStay Gel Envy, Up the Ante  Revlon ColorStay [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: MAC x Prabal Gurung Collection

MAC x PrabalGurung

My favorite thing about MAC x Prabal Gurung collection is the packaging. Don’t get me wrong, the collections is beautiful but the packaging got me because I’m thinking about the holidays and holiday parties and sequin blazers (I was just shopping for one), so the gold-tone packaging stole my beauty heart. It’s MAC, so I [...]