Touched by Touch

Living around NYC we are in close proximity to almost anything including germs. Now, I am not one to totally freak out about but I do carry hand sanitizer where ever I go. It's great for a quick hand cleaning but I find myself constantly using it and drying out my skin. When I heard about Touch I had to give it a try. See Touch is cool because it lasts 6 hours. Once you spray onto your hands, a special formula that includes organic essential oils will kill 99.99% of germs, viruses, fungi, and bacteria and create a protective barrier for hours so you don’t have to keep reapplying. Totally ideal for walking around the city, or shopping in malls. It's like the spray sun tan lotion but in a smal

5 Tips for A Safe Spa Experience

Who doesn’t want to have a relaxing and refreshing spa visit now and again to recharge your battery and feel pampered? While it’s important that we indulge in these luxurious treatments, we must proceed with caution. I recently was in a large shopping mall, and was quickly approached by a kiosk worker who started to buff my fingernail before I could say yes or no to his administration. After I walked away, I was preoccupied with the thought that the very same nail file had been used on countless other people, and I could potentially develop a wart on that finger now! Sometimes the more you know, the worse off you are. However, this is just an example of how you can pick up a skin virus or in

Celebrities 7 Day Billboard Awards Red Carpet Prep

Celebs have already started their prep for the Billboard Awards this weekend and I have all the insider secrets. It's not an easy job but somebody's got to do it. The stars that will be shining bright this weekend for the Billboard Awards, started up to 7 days before the actual walk down the carpet. Starting 7 days before its all about an amazing facial. The benefits are cleaning, increased circulation, and anti-aging, but also to help relax and encourage a peaceful mind. A facial at least 7 days prior is essential to prevent from looking puffy or red from the intense treatments. Kate Somerville is a celeb favorite to visit in LA while Mario Badescu is a hot spot in NYC. 6 days out, whitenin

An Interview with Beth Minardi

BETH MINARDI elevates hair color to an art form. With more than 20 years' experience, Beth is recognized as the world's leading hair color authority. Her creativity, artistry and chemical knowledge have led thousands of image-conscious women and men to her salon located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Celebrities including Sara Jessica Parker, Brad Pitt, Christie Brinkley, Faye Dunaway, Uma Thurman, Renee Russo, Julianne Moore, Willem Dafoe, Evan Rachel Wood, Edie Falco, Kevin Bacon and Hope Davis have all turned to Beth when perfect hair color was what they desired. Beth has now partnered with uber stylist Sam Brocato to open Studio B Hair in midtown Manhattan. www.studiob.nyc Q. H

The Tools You Need For Memorial Day Hair

Memorial Day weekend is in just a few weeks. Which means beach parties, bbq's and roof top cocktails in the city. We have hair styles that will take you through them all. Thanks to the hair experts at Fromm Beauty, you can now extend your blowout through a long weekend with a few easy to use products. Day 1, The Blowout: Start off your weekend with a fresh blowout. For chic curls with pumped up volume, forget the iron and go square! 1907 by Fromm’s Square Thermal Brushes, in a new Rose Quartz hue, uses an innovative square barrel to give you the perfect style. Just adjust the barrel to go from sleek and straight to voluminous curls. Use the 1907 by Fromm Zero7 Air Lightweight Dryer on the

The Meditating Chef

If you have been following me on my social channels you might know that I am into meditating and became a Reiki Master. So hearing about the meditating chef, Chef Jay I was thrilled. It was through years of practice of fusing eastern Zen culture with western culture in both food and meditation, that Chef Jay was dubbed the Meditating Chef. The Meditating Chef & Co is a personalized private chef service. The variety of fare is anything from a three-course dinner to single courses, to desserts, and cocktail mixers. In addition to the unique private chef experience, they offer meditation classes guiding a group into meditation before dining. Through deep breathing exercises, soothing relaxing

Sparkly Rosé Wines For the Summer

Tis the season for rosé. Of course you can drink rosé wine year round, but you might notice that rosé is front and center at your local wine shop. Rosè is one of the most popular wines during the spring and summer months. It’s so popular it’s known to sell out in particular hot spots. Since the summer is almost here, it’s time to pop some bottles to celebrate amazing weather and good times. Get your apartments and summer homes stocked with some of these bottles of bubbles: Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé This winery started as a love story between Nicolas François Billecart and Elisabeth Salmon. The medium- sized champagne house is still family-owned and makes delicious bottles of bubbles. This
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