Goodebox

Have you heard of Goodebox yet?  It is basically a Clean, Green version of Birchbox and it is awesome!  I recently became a member and I am so glad I did.  For $18, each month, they send me 5 or 6 trial sizes and samples based on my preferences (I filled out a detailed questionnaire, […]

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Priv It!

Every time I’m back in New York, the first thing I do when I get off the plane is get a blow-out and a fresh mani/pedi.  It just makes me feel ready for whatever pops up, be it work or play.  However, it just takes so. damn. long.  While I want to look my best, […]

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My Winter Must-Haves

I can’t believe I just realized this, but I forgot to send you to my sweet friend Jane’s blog for my guest post – on December 3rd!!! Hahaha.  In my own defense, I had my baby four days before that, so after I had written the piece and sent it over, I was in total […]

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NYC Bare Beauties: A Great Deal from TenoverTen

For me, no visit back to New York is complete without an appointment at tenoverten.  It is absolutely my favorite nail salon ever.  Why?  Well, first of all, they only carry three-free and five-free nail polishes.  (Three-free are free of toluene, dibutyl phthalate and formaldehyde.  Five-free are free of those ingredients, plus formaldehyde resin and […]

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Clean and On Trend: Fall 2013 Nails

I’ve written about the importance of wearing Clean nail color here.  Just as serious?  Making sure your color of choice is in vogue.  Below, see Elle Magazine’s edit of the top nail trends as seen at the Fall 2013 collections.  Lucky for us, Spirit Beauty Lounge has our talons covered with gorgeous, Clean options. Moody […]

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Nail it. Naturally.

Let’s talk nails.  We tend to forget that that they are porous, affixed to our skin, and extensions of our bodies. So obviously, they are absorbing whatever we use to make them look glamourous.  What are they absorbing, exactly?  I’m glad you asked! Dibutyl Phthalate (DBP): a plasticizer.  This is one of the phthalates banned […]

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