Category Archives: Beauty

BeautyCon focus: Perfect365

. BeautyCon—the preeminent global summit for top digital fashion and beauty influencers, and their ever-growing number of fans—returned  to Los Angeles for its third-annual summit. BeautyCon Los Angeles was held in partnership with ELLE, at the LA Mart, on August … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Events | Leave a comment

Sexy Hair: Road Test, Part II

Shampooing while traveling is a mixed bag. Unless you’re familiar with the water, you can end up with problems like flat, lifeless locks (from hard water) to loss of color (too much chlorine.) I get my hair professionally washed weekly … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty | Leave a comment

Sexy Hair: Road Test, Part I

I’m fortunate in that a stranger will arrive at my door with a bag full of beauty products to test. When I was a kid one of my favorite games was “mad scientist,” and trying out new hair, skin, body … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty | Leave a comment

Tiki Drinks and Culture Make for a Fun Weekend at San Diego’s Upcoming Tiki Oasis

Rum has been a big part of several cultures for many years. Starting in the 1600′s, rum was a regular part of any sailor’s ration in both Navy and merchant vessels. By the 1900′s, songs had been written about rum, … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Beauty, Books, Cocktails, Events, Fashion, Food, Interviews, Live Music, Music, Upcoming Events | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

IPL: three months later

It’s been three months since I had the IPLs done and it wasn’t until I ran into an old friend yesterday that I realized the long-term results. “Your skin is glowing,” she said. True, I had just come out of … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty | Leave a comment

Patricia

Patricia plays keyboards at Miceli’s in Hollywood on Sundays, from 5:30 on. She wanted me to spread the word that she’ll also be playing for the next three Thursdays. You may catch her doing warm-up yoga in the ladies’ room … Continue reading

Posted in Attractions, Beauty, Live Music | Leave a comment

The Art of the Dye

Not “die,” although I love to shoot dice, but that’s a different post. I’m talking dye – eyelash dye. Before you wince, consider its usage and history at one of my favorite fun beauty sites, Eyelashes in History, and Theresa … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty | Tagged | Leave a comment

Queer Pride, Queer Diversity: It’s the Real Thing

Coagula Curatorial’s “Queer Biennial I, LA+NY and Parts in Between” exhibit opening in Chinatown was the scene of a pretty fabulous mini-pride fest last Saturday night.  While many in LA’s LGBT community were on their annual trek to San Francisco’s pride fest, a few … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Beauty, Events, Photo Essays, Sex | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Vichy at Ulta: Saturday

SATURDAY, JUNE 7 11:00 – 3:00 pm Meet with Beauty Expert, Author + Media Personality Alexis Wolfer, founder and editor-in-chief of TheBeautyBean. Her expertise has been seen on The Today Show, E! News and The Doctors. Alexis’ new book, The … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Events | Leave a comment

Get the Look: Whitney Port

I just love BeautyCon  – I wish they had them every month! Their main event was this past Saturday in NY, and as always, the event was jam-packed with tons of beauty inspiration. Actress Whitney Port definitely caught my eye, … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Events | Leave a comment