Beauty Fix: Combatting Winter Skin

I don’t know about you, but this time of year is when my skin becomes itchy, dry, and just plain difficult.  Despite my best moisturizing efforts, I still wind up with skin that feels dry and tight. There are a few tricks I’ve learned to help make this season a …

Beauty Week: Favorite Hair Products

I have a love / (mostly) hate relationship with my hair.  On the positive side, it’s thick and wavy.  People would kill for that (or so I am told.)  If I blow it out straight, I can get a full week out of it without washing it.  And, the negatives. …

Berlinale 2011 – Inside My Suitcase

Greetings from Berlin!  The boyfriend’s film is premiering here on Valentine’s Day and so we flew in to see it! (A little plug for the film… Jiro Dreams of Sushi is a documentary about Jiro Ono – the legendary, 86 year old sushi chef, whose sushi is so incredible that …

Grace’s Favorite Things of 2010 – The Beauty Edition

One of my favorite things about having a blog is that I can write about anything I want, and act like the perfect authority.   Just call me Oprah.  I’m kidding, of course , but I do love writing about my favorite things, with the hope of being somewhat helpful to …

Product Review – Moroccan Oil

It seems like everywhere I look, people are raving about Moroccan Oil’s hair products. I’ve gotten a bit skeptical of frizz-fighting products and their multiple claims.  Everyone promises the sun, and most of them don’t deliver.  Besides, I’d finally found a product combination I liked, and wasn’t ready to give it …