Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Fragrance

Fragrance Holiday Guide

This was THE hardest post to write for the holiday season. Why? I have a shelf of fragrances and they are my weakness or as my grandmother used to say “my smell good.” There are some really good fragrances out there at all price points. Enjoy the smell goods darling. They are worth it. With out further […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Green Beauty

Holiday Gift Guide Green Beauty

I have been trying to green a few of my beauty products, but I still wanted them to be luxurious, have beautiful packaging and actually work. It took me a few tries to find a few of my favorite loves and they are perfect for the green beauty girl in your life. I’m not going […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Luxury Skincare

HGG - Luxury Beauty

I’m a sucker for amazing skincare. I do believe in the technology, research, and testing that goes into luxury skincare. Do I think it makes a difference? Yes. I suggest trying one bucket list beauty product, using it religiously, and then get back to me. Here are a few on my list to try. I’m […]

The Big 4-0: Bonne Anniversaire to Moi

This is 40 baby

Wow. That’s what I thought when I woke up this morning. I’m 40. I’m happy and there are no words to explain this joy. It seems in our culture youth is glorified and growing older is frowned upon. Well, guess what? Screw that! I am happy about 40. What’s not to love? It is time […]

Julia’s 30 Before 40

30 Before 40

It was hard coming up with this list. Travel is a major part of my life and I’m fortunate to be able to travel as part of my job. I don’t have a particular place I need to visit before turning 40. There are places I still plan on visiting, but that’s an entirely different […]

Beauty Buzz: CHANEL Soho Limited Edition Collection

To celebrate the reopening of the CHANEL Boutique in SoHo, CHANEL Global Creative Director of Makeup Peter Philips has created a limited edition collection that echoes the spirit of SoHo. “For me, SoHo is a place where Bohemian ideals meet the toughness of the city… I love the tension and energy this creates.” says Peter […]