NYC Bridal Market Week Recap

Post by Jolevette This month ushered in my favorite time of year – Bridal Market Week in New York City and The Knot Bridal Show was my go to for all the festivities. This year The Knot had two locations: Metropolitan West and the Metropolitan Pavilion. I first visited Metropolitan West, which hosted many of the high-end labels in a small and intimate setting. Ebru … Continue reading NYC Bridal Market Week Recap

Natural Brand Product Review: Honest Beauty Magic Balm

Last year, received Honest Beauty’s Magic Balm in a gift bag and have not been able to let go of it ever since. The product comes enclosed in a transparent case which elevates the presentation to something that feels very luxe. Peering through the container is the honey-peach tinted formula made with a blend of organic fruit and botanical oils. Although it does have a … Continue reading Natural Brand Product Review: Honest Beauty Magic Balm

Top 3 Reasons You Should Try BLVNCO

Whenever I receive a product for review, I spend a significant amount of time testing it, as it’s important to me that I associate with brands that I genuinely like and would continue using long after the review is posted. BLVNCO is one of those brands. I received the brand’s Natural Teeth Whitening Bundle BLVNCO Box (£49.99) for review over a month ago, and have … Continue reading Top 3 Reasons You Should Try BLVNCO

Do Cucumbers Really Work for Tired Eyes?

You’ve probably seen many photos of people relaxing in a white robe with cucumbers over their eyes as a beauty hack to depuff tired eyes, but does it work? Well, kinda-sorta. Cucumbers contain antioxidants and flavonoids that are said to reduce irritation, so if your puffiness is accompanied by irritation, grab that cucumber from the fridge, slice it up and lay back. The cold temperature … Continue reading Do Cucumbers Really Work for Tired Eyes?

TOP 4 TIPS FOR MANAGING YOUR BLOG SIDE-HUSTLE

When I first launched my blog in 2010, I had no goals. I just loved beauty and fashion and while working in the health care industry, I desperately needed a creative outlet to showcase my passion. I didn’t care if anyone read it, because I was doing it for me. Fast forward a few years later, I was able to land my dream job as … Continue reading TOP 4 TIPS FOR MANAGING YOUR BLOG SIDE-HUSTLE

Bridal Fashion Week: Casablanca Bridal Celebrates 20th Anniversary

On Sunday, October 8, I attended the Spring Casablanca Bridal 2018 Collection Runway Presentation at the Altman Building in NYC, in celebration of the brand’s 20th anniversary, or as Kevin Lu, CEO & Founder of Casablanca bridal put it, “20 years of beautiful brides, in beautiful dresses, sharing beautiful love stories.” Before the show began, guests were invited to immerse themselves in a museum-style display … Continue reading Bridal Fashion Week: Casablanca Bridal Celebrates 20th Anniversary

15 Brands Petition for Cosmetics Regulation

Typically, the beauty industry is filled with competition and it’s unusual to see several brands work together, but in the indie community, that’s different. According to an article in Cosmetics Business News, 15 indie beauty brands joined forces to form a group called Counteract Coalition, designed to take on the lack of regulation in the cosmetics industry. The companies include CEOs from Beautycounter, Annamarie Skin … Continue reading 15 Brands Petition for Cosmetics Regulation