Monthly Archives: March 2010

Beauty - "The Lovely" - Men - Male grooming

From journalist to male model for Dove

March 31, 2010


“I’m not a teenage girl, and I wasn’t selected to appear in makeup ads. I’m a 31-year-old dude, a reporter for the New York Daily News who was picked off a Manhattan street to become one of the faces – and bodies — of Dove’s new line of skin care for men,” so writes Rich Schapiro in a new article.

His account of being picked up on the street and whirled to Paris for a Dove campaign — dry nipples and all — is such a fun read. Check it out:

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Dessert - FOOD - "The Delicious"

Japanese Nama Choco Chocolate by Kanami

By Marie McDermott

Kanami Chocolates

I was so happy to be invited by Kanami Kawaguchi, founder of Kanami Chocolates, to taste some of her unique homemade organic treats. She makes a special Japanese chocolate called “nama choco” (“nama” means raw in Japanese).

Kanami Kawaguchi

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Beauty - "The Lovely" - Beauty on the Streets

Beauty on the Streets: Jennifer


Name: Jennifer

Age: 25

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Beauty - "The Lovely"

Shu Uemura leaving the US!

March 30, 2010

Shu Uemura, which made elaborate false eyelashes like these famous, will be no longer in US stores

I have a feeling this is going to break a lot eye-curling aficionados’ hearts.

WWD is reporting that L’Oreal (the parent company of Shu Uemura) said Monday that it will close all U.S. operations of Shu Uemura Cosmetics.

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Dessert - FOOD - "The Delicious"

Good things come in IceBerry cups

By Tina Chaudhary

I’ve tried my fair share of fro-yo joints, but this one’s hands down my favorite: IceBerry in the DC-area.

I can seriously eat it any time of the day. It’s probably a good thing I end up eating it as a meal otherwise you might see a froyo-induced contingent appear soon on my waistline. Must not jinx self in blog post, must not jinx self in blog post, must not… The silver lining: it’s not loaded with calories (yes!). Plus, all you lactose-intolerant folk have no excuse — yogurt has enzymes that assist in breaking down dairy, allowing said people to ingest yogurt and frozen yogurt with little or no side effects.

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Beauty - "The Lovely" - Hair - Product Review

Super Hair Volume with Philip Kingsley Maximizer

Philip Kingsley Maximizer

I love hair products that do all the work for you. This is one of those.

I was sent Philip Kingsley Maximizerto try, and I was excited to give it a try. Especially considering the world-renowned Philip Kingsley is the founder of the Trichological Clinics in London’s Mayfair and Harrods, and in New York — also dubbed “The Hair Doctor.”

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