Staycation, All I Ever Wanted

Spring is here, or is it? Quite frankly, I’m completely over this weather. NYC tried to redeem itself with a few spurts of heat rays only to be duped in the same week with snow/rain/freezing temps and I’ve had it. And while I may not be able to afford a sun-filled, blissful sabbatical, a staycation wouldn’t hurt. Yes, it’s still…

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Reviewing Beauty: Insta Natural Argan Oil

  If you’ve read my blog, you know that I strive to use natural products whenever possible especially in my hair. I am a recovering hair product junkie so I haven’t bought anything new in recent months but Insta Natural* sent over two of their Argan oil products and I have to say I am impressed. There are absolutely no…

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Glo(w) Up Challenge: Valentina Vitamin C Serum

In many cases, what they say is true – black don’t crack. I can’t count how many times I’ve been mistaken for a teenager. But let’s just say I’m old enough to wish I was sixteen again. However, this is not stopping me from getting my anti-aging skin serum treatments on. In fact, during your mid to late twenties is…

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NYFW Recap

A week later and I’m finally recovering from one of the craziest (and coldest) times of the year also known as New York Fashion Week. It kicked off with a fashion show by Russell Simmons’ Argyleculture in collaboration with ModaBox. You can read my full recap on this collection here. Peep the rest of my week below.  The second day…

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Gifts for Gents – Valentine’s Day Edition

Penhaligon’s Mens Mini Fragrance Collection / wake up to a new man smell five days a week A GENTLEMAN’S NOTES POCKET NOTEBOOK / a gentleman should take notes, preferably on what you want for the holidays Gentlemen’s Grooming Comb / a gentleman should also comb his beard Old Fashioned Candle / a whiskey-infused candle that doubles as a cocktail glass is a win-win J.R.…

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