• These New Gel Moisturizers Are What Your Combination Skin Needs This Summer

    It’s 80 and so humid that I refuse to leave the icy chill comfort provided …

  • Farmacy Honey Grail + Better Daze Ahead

    Ever since Farmacy plowed (pun very much intended) into my vanity almost four years ago, …

  • Beauty Heroes May Discovery feat. Ayuna

    I’ve had the pleasure to chat with many brand founders over the past five …

  • The hows and whys of using Washable Cotton Pads

    The concept of washable cotton rounds is actually pretty new to me. So it wasn’…

  • From The Archives – NEST Fragrances Holiday & Birchwood Pine

    From The Archives – NEST Fragrances Holiday & Birchwood …

    Happy December! Time to welcome back seasonal scents from NEST and our Stepford, CT household already smells of Birchwood Pine and Holiday! The festive candles create an ambiance superbly complimentary of Justin Bieber’s ‘Under the Mistletoe’ album, which will be…

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    Home Gaytertainment – Aera Fragrance Diffuser

    Home Gaytertainment – Aera Fragrance Diffuser

    The moment the days get shorter and after clocks have been turned back an hour, all the Diptyque and Votivo candles come out in this casa de los homos. Home fragrance is not just a crucial part of gaytertaining but…

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    MUGLER Cologne – Five New Scents For Fall

    MUGLER Cologne – Five New Scents For Fall

    Just last week, a gorgeous mailer of the just-released MUGLER Colognes landed on my desk. Within moments of opening the box and spritzing all five scents, a line from my favorite scene in ‘Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion’ immediately…

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    Commodity Home Candle Collection Launches at Sephora!

    Commodity Home Candle Collection Launches at Sephora!

    Commodity is expanding its scented landscape beyond personal fragrance, intriguing eau de parfum options, and luxurious Bath Bars and has recently launched its first line of beautiful home candles. The brand’s bold yet minimalist aesthetic translates perfectly into home decor…

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    Color Me Bespoke – JO LOVES Fragrance Paintbrush™

    Color Me Bespoke – JO LOVES Fragrance Paintbrush™

    Some of my most favorite beauty essentials come with a built-in brush applicator: YSL Touche Éclat or Colorscience Sunforgettable SPF, for instance. Come to think of it, I much prefer applying face masks and tinted moisturizers with a brush vs.…

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    #CurrentlyWearing: Commodity Platinum Collection ft. Orris, Bergamot, Vetiver, Tonka & Leather

    #CurrentlyWearing: Commodity Platinum Collection ft. Orris, Bergamot, …

    Having expanded globally, vertically and horizontally, it’s safe to say that Commodity has grown af. Cheeky assessment aside, their fragrance game is so strong– the latest additions elevate their original concept to a new territory. The beauty landscape of luxury.…

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    BURNNNNNN! My favorite candles!

    BURNNNNNN! My favorite candles!

    True statement: I love candles. Real talk: I can be a bit of a candle snob. Bridging the decor and lifestyle categories in the fragrance industry, candles are often created as an extension of a brand or an existing scent.…

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    My go-to Fall fragrances ft. Cartier, Commodity Goods, Robert Graham, Van Cleef & Arpels and John Varvatos

    My go-to Fall fragrances ft. Cartier, Commodity …

    It’s not that I’m over the summer or ready for layers. Close though. The last few weeks have been brutal heat wise. There is something comforting, however, about a go to Fall fragrance. For years, my scarves, hoodies and jacket…

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