Tried & Tested

Bougie Baby: The Glorious World of Christophe Robin

Bougie Baby: The Glorious World of Christophe Robin

A quick survey from fellow blondies or any hair connoisseur and Christophe Robin’s name will inevitably crop up. Robin has been in the hair biz since the late 80s and earned a name for himself coloring supermodels like Stephanie Seymour, Elle Macpherson, and Claudia Schiffer. ...
Cryotherapy 3

Here’s Why I Froze My Ass Off

Mega babe Victoria Beckham ends all of her showers with a blast of ice cold water. The freeze-out is reportedly superb for tightening up skin, shrinking pores and inducing a natural boost of blood pumping energy. Not one to give up hot showers, I need my hand-held to experience any freeze-out, even if it is a state-of-the-art wellness treatment. ...
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I Lasered My Face in the Name of Beauty

Hailing from LA, Skin Laundry has been likened to the ‘Drybar of Facials’, serving up facials quicker than a sweetgreen line. There is only one facial on the menu, the Laser Facial, which is supposedly safe for all skin types. Game to try anything once, I visited the TriBeCa shop for a lunchtime facial. ...
Charcoal: C’Mon Baby Light My Fire? 1

Charcoal: C’Mon Baby Light My Fire

Barbeque season is here! Bags of charcoal have suddenly cropped up at every grocery store, and while I am channeling my inner Girl-Scout-singing-chimney-sweeper, I am wondering how these lumps have worked their way into a global beauty fad. ...
period underwear, Is That a Crime Scene in My Pants or Just Period Undies?

Is That a Crime Scene in My Pants or Just Period Undies?

When a coworker first suggested to me that I try out THINX period underwear and write about it, my initial reaction was, “lol no.” I do not write about my menstrual cycle. It’s not like I take myself “too seriously” as a writer, I’m just squeamish about getting too personal with anyone. ...
Baby Foot, All aboard! The wild ride to baby feet

All Aboard—The Wild Ride to Baby Feet

Alas, I found a little secret acid peel for those to dare to slough away years of penance in exchange for brand spanking new pups. This won’t cure bunions, corns or anything medical that requires a podiatrist, but it will take YEARS off your feet. ...