Indulging on the Quantum of the Seas, Our Way

royal-caribbbean-quantum-of-the-seas Did you see my Instagram pics from last weekend?  I was on a cruise!  That’s right, Royal Caribbean launched a new ship, Quantum of the Seas, and invited Joe and I to set sail for two nights to check it out.  Let me tell you, I’ve been on Royal Caribbean cruises before with my family, but this ship is a game changer – especially for people like us – who like to indulge on vacation sans the calories.  Here’s what I mean…

3 Makeup Tips we Learned from Georgia May Jagger

Georgia-May-Jagger While talking with British model Georgia May Jagger at the Rimmel London Spring 2015 preview, we of course, knew she was going to be beautiful and charismatic, but it was a pleasant surprise to hear all the fantastic beauty tips she had. It was while talking about her beauty role models (Veronica Lake and Audrey Hepburn) and first makeup experience (Tinkerbell nail polish and Hello Kitty eye shadow) that Jagger also gave us some great insight on beauty tips and tricks she lives by. 

How to Create A Dutch Headband Braid
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In honor of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, we must discuss braids.  Obvi.  I’m loving headband braids as they’re “as practical as they are chic.”  I turned to Jackson Simmonds, the Lead Stylist at the Julien Farel Salon at the Langham Place on Fifth Avenue, to get the step-by-step on how to create the look.  Turns out, it’s easier than you think and makes for a great holiday hairstyle.

Behind the Look: Joanna Vargas

Joanna-Vargas Welcome to “Behind the Look” – a new feature that showcases the talent behind the looks we love – the real celebrities in my eyes.  

First up, Celebrity Facialist and Founder of the Joanna Vargas Salon in NYC, Joanna Vargas!  Known for perfecting the skin of A-listers like Maggie Gyllenhaal, Rachel Weisz, Naomi Watts and Julianne Moore to name a few, she has more than a few tricks up her sleeve, especially when it comes to getting celebs red carpet ready.  Ready to meet Joanna?  Read on!