maple holistics

Maple Holistics saved my hair! Finding the perfect shampoo and conditioner that gives my hair the moisture it lacks is difficult. If you’re like me, dry hair is a problem. Moving to Los Angeles impacted my hair tremendously. The water here is dry and my hair had only been exposed to soft water. I discovered Maple Holistics because I was given a sample of their Natural Argan Oil Shampoo and Conditioner to review. Before I get started on how amazing the products are, let me provide you some info on the brand. What is Maple Holistics? Maple Holistics is a brand based in Farmingdale, NewRead More →

Beauty Vloggers

In the last 15 years Youtube has become the go-to source for makeup inspiration. Everyday millions and millions of people search for beauty vloggers, makeup tutorials, and advice on how how to achieve that flawless red carpet look. If only this option was available when we first started to apply makeup! Some of these vloggers are makeup artists by trade; while others are just really damn good at it. Here’s a list of vloggers that will inspire you to step up your makeup game. Gothamista What makes Gothamista a great vlogger is that she looks into the products she puts on her skin and onlyRead More →

pool proof makeup products

During the hot months I like to keep my makeup routine as simple as possible. There’s nothing worse than walking around or laying out in the extreme heat to feel that my skin can’t breath or to look in the mirror and see that my makeup is smudged and that it no longer looks like how it did when I left my apartment 20 minutes ago. The key in solving this common issue was adopting two makeup routines. One for the everyday summer months and one for when I’m going to be spending the day at the pool or at the beach. The difference betweenRead More →

Vanity Planet's Cue Clip-Free Curling Wand

I had been searching for the perfect curling wand for a long ass time when I came across Vanity Planet’s Cue Clip-Free Curling Wand. I went from wearing my hair straight to curling it regularly because with this wand it’s so easy and the curls actually last. I also love how it comes with a glove so you don’t have to worry about accidentally burning your hand. Choose between two different sizes, 1” and 1.25”, both retail for $49.99. Ohh, and if you’re not 100% satisfied (but trust me, you will be), Vanity Planet offers a 60-day money back guarantee, no questions asked. Here’s moreRead More →

Bare Republic's

Every summer I find a new line of beauty products that really stand out among the rest. This year it’s Bare Republic’s Eco-friendly skin and hair care line. What I love about them this the fact that they smell great, they’re vegan friendly, they’re made with organic ingredients and they work wonders. Here’s a little bit about two of my favorites… Eco-Active Hair care UV Protecting Dry Shampoo – 3oz, $14 I’ve been searching for the “perfect” dry shampoo for a long time. I’ve tried many well-known brands and every time I’ve been very disappointed. Most all of them have come in an aerosol canRead More →

Beauty Blunders is a four part series focused on bringing you the quick fixes to your worst beauty crimes. In this article we focus on hair disasters. From over processed hair, to hair product overload, we got you covered. When you think you’re seriously screwed we’ll show you what you can do to fix them.   Over Processed Hair A few years ago I went to my regular salon, (where my hair always came out great) but this time my stylist left the foils on too long. As soon as I got home I noticed breakage all around my face, and it wasn’t just a fewRead More →

Frank Body is known for their signature coffee scrub and it gets a major facelift with the new Shimmer Scrub. For anyone who loves unicorns, fairy’s and something that Lisa Frank would sell, the holographic packaging should make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Before its official release on May 1st, Fashionista reported that the wanted glitter scrub already garnered a 50,000 person waitlist. It’s infused with salt and sugar, with roasted and ground coffee beans that also include vitamin E oils that will highlight your body and leave your skin feeling moisturized and smooth. Perfect for when you want to shine bright like aRead More →

When I started writing this article I intended on writing about a few common beauty blunders that myself or my friends had made in the past and what we did to fix them. As I kept writing more and more problems started popping into my head, so not to bombard you, this is going to be a series on how to fix those common issues that we’re all guilty of making, or probably will make at some point. Let’s start first with skin related issues.   Faux Tan Everyone enjoys a radiant “I just got back from a tropical vacation” glow but now that we’re becomingRead More →