ThisThatBaby Reviews: SoCozy Hair Care for Kids

SoCozy x ThisThatBeauty

When your mom is ThisThatBeauty, the bar’s set pretty darn high. I’m super discriminating when it comes to products that I use on Phoebe….particularly skin & hair. So, when I heard of the new hair care line, SoCozy, a salon-formula hair care line for kids, I perked up! As I further explored (and researched the line) I [...]

3 Products to Add Moisture to Dry Hair

Acure Moisturizing Root Repair Deep Conditioning Hair Mask

Keeping moisture in my very porous naturally kinky curly hair is no small feat.  While I want my hair moisturized and manageable, I don’t want products that will weigh my hair down or irritate my scalp.   Hair that is properly moisturized is less prone to breakage and tangles.  During the most epic winter ever [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Optimum Amla Legend Rejuvenating Oil

Hair with Amla Oil

I’m often asked lots of questions about my naturally curly hair: “How do you go from curly to straight? How do you keep your hair so sleek? How do you prevent heat damage? And the truth is — there’s no one magic thing that I do to keep my hair healthy and amazing. It’s actually [...]

Make a Saturdate at Walgreens with Toni&Guy

Toni and Guy

With the start of a new season, all a girl wants to do is shake things up! Maybe a slight tweak “here” or try something new “there”…and often, hair is the first ‘personal accessory ‘ we can’t wait to change. Well, this Saturday, July 12th at select Walgreens, Beauty Advisors will be on hand to dish [...]

Summer Trends with Target, OLAY, COVERGIRL and PANTENE


  Prepare to fall in love with Target all over again! If you haven’t visited the beauty aisle at Target lately, prepare for a jaw-dropping, OMG, how-the-heck-did-they-do-that experience. The cosmetics aisle has been majorly revamped, and honey — it is fabulous! Complete with crisp, bright lighting (selfies, anyone?), backlit shelving and beauty signage that truly [...]

TTB Travel: Leonor Greyl Institute in Paris

Huile de Palme

Ever the thrill-seeker, when traveling abroad, I embark on a hunt for new discoveries….an obscure scent, an innovative beauty tool, a skin-perfecting cream. You know, something extraordinary that I can’t find in New York City. And I have to tell you — In this digital age of unlimited information and far reaching access, it has [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Phyto Hair Products


I recently had the opportunity to visit the Phyto hair care headquarters, or as they call it the, Phytouniverse, to learn about the brand and try out some of their new products and cult classics. Known as one of the first botanical hair care brands, the company focuses on bringing “highly concentrated, plant based solutions” [...]

ThisThatBeauty Previews: Motions STRAIGHT FINISH


New Hair Product Alert!! And this one is strictly for girls like me who are naturally curly but prefer straight styling (most of the time…I made exceptions in the summer). Motions is preparing to introduce  STRAIGHT FINISH – A Revolutionary Heat Styling System for Natural Hair Textures. According to Motions’ research: One in four African [...]

Prepare for a Beauty Upgrade with Walgreens

Walgreens Sample Box

I’m all for upgrades. Like getting bumped up to first class from coach. . . or when the wait at Starbucks is unusually long, and the nice barista rewards my patience with a grande, instead of my frugalista-friendly tall. See, upgrades are nice. Well how about a beauty upgrade from the helpful folks at Walgreens? [...]

ThisThatBeauty Reviews: Joico Hair Care Products with Bio-Advanced Peptide Complex

Joico Moisture Recovery

Science and technological innovation is often  first and foremost behind skincare brands – offering the latest and greatest in ingredients and results. But sometimes hair care can be a step behind. So, when a brand comes along and puts forth both DNA science and advancements in bio-mimicry (translation: mimicking the peptide chain needed to repair [...]