Nontoxic Fragrance Review: Phlur

When I started learning about all of the potentially harmful ingredients lurking in common beauty products, I swiftly started trading out a lot of the products I was using with nontoxic ones. The one beauty area I’ve had the most difficulty finding clean products in has been fragrance. One thing people don’t realize (and I didn’t even know until recently) is that light damages fragrance; … Continue reading Nontoxic Fragrance Review: Phlur

NYC: Join Rita Oraa for DKNY’s #MYNY Fragrance Launch

This Tuesday, August 19th from 11am-3pm, join social media platform Influencer to celebrate the launch of Donna Karen’s latest perfume, DKNY MYNY, a new scent featuring notes of raspberries, vanilla, musk and Egyptian jasmine. Meet Rita Oraa, the face of the campaign, who will attend the event at Madison Square Park in NYC, and will be joined by other celebs including Rumer Willis, Hannah Bronfman, and Dominique Ansel. Guests who attend … Continue reading NYC: Join Rita Oraa for DKNY’s #MYNY Fragrance Launch

Beauty Roundup: Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Fresh On November 29th, customers at Fresh retail stores throughout the city will receive a FREE Fresh Life Eau de Parfum Rollerball with any $100 purchase. Use  #FreshLifeFriday to tweet about your experience on November 29th! MAKE UP FOR EVER Black Friday AND Cyber Monday: Purchase two full size Aqua Shadows available in two shade variations (20E & 28E and 2E & 30E), for $10 (a 75% discount) at … Continue reading Beauty Roundup: Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals


WHAT:  Celebrate the launch of Oscar de la Renta’s fragrance, Something Blue, and meet the designer with your purchase. A scent that makes a woman feel her most beautiful, Something Blue celebrates life’s most magical moments. A woman’s good luck charm for when she wants to feel her most vibrant. Feminine, romantic and full of life, Something Blue is a fragrance to cherish forever. There will … Continue reading MEET OSCAR DE LA RENTA AT BLOOMINGDALES ON APRIL 18TH

Victoria’s Secret Seduction Dark Orchid

This week I tested one of Victoria’s Secret’s newest fragrance, Victoria’s Secret Seduction Dark Orchid ($49-$65), which launched in stores and online in October 2012. The wearer of the fragrance is described as a glamorous provocateur, with a fetish for high fashion. Whether you choose to wear it as an everyday spritz, or to induce the senses on a night filled with satin blindfolds and gilded … Continue reading Victoria’s Secret Seduction Dark Orchid

Aquatic Essences

On a hot summer day, the mind can’t help but to drift off to fantasies of cool blue waters splashing against warm skin, and tranquil breezes lightly rustling through trees. Just because you can’t be engulfed by ocean waves, doesn’t mean you can’t splash yourself with fragrances to ignite your aqua dreams, and trick your nasal senses with the illusion that you are just a … Continue reading Aquatic Essences

You can’t take it with you…or can you?

You never know when you might need that extra little burst of scent, and usually the perfume you spray on in the AM will start to wear off by mid afternoon. But, carrying around liquid perfumes can be daunting and downright scary;  one wrong move, and the entire thing can combust. Then, you also have to worry about finding the right place to give yourself … Continue reading You can’t take it with you…or can you?