During the summer months, it’s not hard to find free fitness classes in NYC. On your way to the subway, you might have to zig-zag through a running group class as they stride along the sidewalks or you maybe have even seen groups doing yoga in the middle of Times Square. But, winter is a little different. It’s hibernation season. But, someone once told me, … Continue reading Workout for Free with these NYC Fitness Classes: Winter 2020 Edition
I recently read a study that found that that emissions from hair and skin products in two cities were almost equivalent to vehicle exhaust during the morning rush hour. Apparently, because morning is the time people groom and apply products before work, that’s when toxic fumes are the most prevalent in the air. Think about it. When you apply scented lotions, perfumes, hair products, the … Continue reading Your Morning Beauty Routine is Making the Air Toxic
I’m excited to announced to announce that I’ll be speaking at an event this Thursday, August 6 in collaboration with sustainable beauty brand, Natura Brasil. The event, Summer Talk on “The Benefits of a Vegan Lifestyle,” will be hosted by Vogue’s former Entertainment Media Editor Sophia Li and held at Natura’s Nolita location. There will be goodie bags, an amazing discussion, drinks and nibbles provided … Continue reading NYC: Free Event on 8/8 the Benefits of a Vegan Diet
When it comes to wellness events in NYC, Manhattan seems to be the epicenter – and it makes sense – it’s centrally located and easy to get to. But, I’m a Brooklyn girl, so when I heard a wellness event was coming to BK, I purchased a ticket and off I went. The event, the Well Festival, was designed in response to the industry’s lack … Continue reading On the NYC Event Scene: Well Festival
I’ve read and watched so many mixed reviews about SheaMoisture’s Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Leave-In Conditioner – some people call it a miracle, while others don’t love the way it makes their hair feel. So, I decided to try the product out myself and compare it to another popular brand and here are the results. Continue reading Wash N Go + Review: SheaMoisture’s Jamaican Black Castor Oil Leave-In Conditioner
I tested out Redken’s new Nature + Science’s All Soft shampoo and conditioner for over two months and below is a video of my honest thoughts about using the products. The hair care line is made with naturally derived ingredients and is vegan, silicone free, paraben-free and sulfate free. This is one of my first beauty videos on Youtube so be sure to like and … Continue reading VIDEO REVIEW & DEMO: Curly Hair Wash Day with Redken’s Nature + Science Vegan Line
Blurred vision, respiratory issues and skin irritation – these are just some of the potential health risks associated with using traditional hair sprays. Yes, I know your hair spray smells like lavender fields and spring meadows, so don’t get mad at me for this one. I’m just the messenger. Originally, I was creating a list of top chemicals to avoid when buying hair spray, but … Continue reading Are the Ingredients in Your Hairspray Harmful?