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?
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
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
I’ve been receiving so many alerts about this year’s 2019 Earth Day sales from beauty and fashion brands, that I thought it would be nice to round them up all here, so you can take advantage of them, too! Note, most deals, end at midnight EST. This is list will be updated throughout the day as I learn about new deals. Feel free to comment … Continue reading Earth Day 2019 Beauty and Fashion Sales