NYC: Free Event on 8/8 the Benefits of a Vegan Diet

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

Wash N Go + Review: SheaMoisture’s Jamaican Black Castor Oil Leave-In Conditioner

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

VIDEO REVIEW & DEMO: Curly Hair Wash Day with Redken’s Nature + Science Vegan Line

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

Are the Ingredients in Your Hairspray Harmful?

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?

On the NYC Event Scene: Wellness Tips, Vegan Food and Yoga

Wellness tips, vegan food and yoga – those were the magic words that got me excited to attend Nourished Retreat’s third event in Manhattan on April 27th. Offering a full day of programming (the event ran from 10am-6pm), the Spring Forward Retreat was packed with seminars with actionable tips to live healthier lives, demos and over 20 wellness vendors offering items ranging from skin care … Continue reading On the NYC Event Scene: Wellness Tips, Vegan Food and Yoga

How to Sell or Donate Your Unwanted Clothes

It’s estimated that every year, around 200 million pounds of clothing ends up in New York City’s landfill sites (equivalent to filling over 440 Statues of Liberty) – and that’s just New York. Worldwide, 92 million tons of solid waste ends up in landfills, which can leach chemicals into groundwater and may never fully biodegrade, or is burned, emitting large amounts a greenhouse gases. And, … Continue reading How to Sell or Donate Your Unwanted Clothes