In the Line of Duty – Adventures @ Duty-Free

In the Line of Duty – Adventures @ Duty-Free

All duty-free was not created equal. The duty-free section at Liberia Airport in Costa Rica was the size of a closet. Not Mariah Carey’s closet either. It was miniature with nothing good in it either. Just liquor and cigarettes. So…

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Mama Loves – L’OCCITANE Néroli & Orchidée, Beauty Booster Cream + more

Mama Loves – L’OCCITANE Néroli & Orchidé…

May 3: my mom’s birthday. May 4 and 5: stayed at Mama Shelter. May 6: saw ‘Philomena’ on the flight home. Clearly, someone’s been reminding me that tomorrow is Mother’s Day in the US. When my brother and I were…

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Light One Up! – Cannabis Candle (MALIN+GOETZ)

Light One Up! – Cannabis Candle (MALIN+GOETZ)

Happy Easter! Chances are, you’re dealing with family or traffic today. Or both. You may not be enjoying either. Is the holiday meal just mediocre? Today is 4/20 so I’m going to be blunt. Mellow out and light one up!…

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Caudalíe – putting the ‘wine’ in dewiness.

Caudalíe – putting the ‘wine’ in dewiness.

There are at least three reasons I favor Caudalíe in the prestige beauty market. One: the products work. Two: the line is inspired by a vineyard and fueled by the healing power of wine. Three: the founder, Mathilde Thomas believes…

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Go West – Hudson Yards by Bond No. 9

Go West – Hudson Yards by Bond No. 9

I can’t say it’s surprising that the greatest city in the world is the inspiration behind one of the greatest niche perfume brands. Bond No. 9 has created a range of scents inspired by and to evoke the sensibilities of…

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Do Not Disturb – L’OCCITANE Lavender Harvest

Do Not Disturb – L’OCCITANE Lavender Harvest

I feel like Courtney Love. This past weekend I attended a fabulous wedding, two very long brunches, imbibed on numerous martinis, and am still nursing a killer hangover. Saturday night, I danced to Madonna and took multiple selfies with the…

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