I was going full speed in fashion brand consulting and PR and found some clients and the rigamarole of the industry draining and my patience growing thin. Meditating put me in an instant state of calm and serenity and I found, eventually, I was able to carry that into my daily life.
A take on Tom Ford’s iconic original Black Orchid, this lighter, floral scent is like it’s younger sister.
When you read skincare formula directions, they all say, “apply after thoroughly cleansing the face,” and I’m left to figure out what order my serums, oils, creams and moisturizers go in. Don’t worry, I did the leg work for you. Check out what serums, oils and concentrates to apply to age like Benji Button!
On my last day at Rockhouse, I was treated to their new bathing ritual at the spa. Coconut milk, ginger shots, oatmeal diffuser… Let me take you through it.
I’m heading off to Milan — like literally typing this in the airport — and my new favorite travel essential as of late is my Kiehl’s Refreshing Mist from their Travel-Tested Solutions line. Being on an airplane a lot can be rough on my skin. I feel like the Obama before and after 8 years of presidency photos during my international flights! To prevent this I’m always sure to drink tons water to re-hydrate during flights (ladies, while tempting, boozing on flights is particularly bad for us, air pressure etc.) In line with this, I’m also constantly on the look out for a great facial mist. Since discovering Kiehl’s Travel-Tested Solutions collection, this Refreshing Mist has been my go to. I love the fresh scent of the Lavender, Rosemary, and Geranium essential oils in this concoction. It not only is a quick wake-me-up with Tibetan Ginseng and Cactus Flower, but also detoxifies and purifies skin — so necessary on petri planes ;). No one wants to come off of an airplane looking exhausted and haggard …
This is the last video of our travel make up series and it’s all about my favorite body part, the LIPS! While I love a bold lip, for my day-to-day, I usually prefer a stain, Simone Carter teaches me how to turn my favorite MAC lipstick, Pure Heroine into a stain. She also fills me in on the 3 must-haves for my day bag while I’m on vacation. Watch to find out what you need for the vacay perfect selfie! Also, as a side note guys, I’m on Periscope @Nneya. So get ready for so much TMI!!! Woo!
We’re on the home stretch! In Part 3 of our 4 part travel make up series with make up junkie Simone Carter, Simone gives me tips for “big, bubbly, eyelashes” and helps out my highlighter game. Watch the video below!
As we tried Beach Walk, Flower Market and Funfair Evening, Margiela’s little curiosity shop apothecary jars transported me to places past and gorgeous VSCO Cam filtered memories.
In Part 2 of our Travel Make Up Series, Simone teaches me how to do my brows and we find an eye shadow I actually like! Did you know concealer was involved in doing your brows?! I sure didn’t. This trèStiQue brow pencil in espresso has fast become my DOP kit essential. Check out the video below!
I had Simone give me some tips on how to apply travel make up. And broke it down in a three part series for you. I learned some great things, even tips that will save me tons of money!