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Happy New Year! I hope your holidays went well. Although the new year started last week it officially kicked off today with most people returning to work. I normally spend the first 5 days detoxing from all the food, sweets, and alcohol I consumed over the holidays. My life is saying lady we need a [...] The post Happy 2015! appeared first on All About The Pretty.
I want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Pretty New Year. I wish lots of laughter, joy, laughs, good food, and a holiday full of beauty. I will see you back here on the blog Monday, January 5, 2015. ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house the only creature [...]Show More Summary
I have an addiction to books. I can’t stop buying them in all forms. I read hardback, paperback, and e-books. If I’m having a bad day the best thing for me is to walk around in a bookstore and I feel much better. I have always been a voracious reader and I read all types [...] The post Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – The Book Nerd appeared first on All About The Pretty.
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 [...]Show More Summary
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 [...] The post Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Green Beauty appeared first on All About The Pretty.
As a frequent traveler there are certain items I need when traveling. It has taken me a few years, but I have it down to a science. My toiletries are always packed and ready to go, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few things that I should add to my travel repertoire. Tumi Alpha [...] The post Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – The Traveler appeared first on All About The Pretty.
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 [...]Show More Summary
I used to be on Facebook more than I am now. It seems that all the noise I can’t take. I go on for 10 minutes and I’m quickly frustrated. It’s the same stories repeated, commented, and then the slipper slope of notifications start coming to my inbox. There are times when Facebook can be [...]
Paris is known for their cabarets. To most people the famous cabaret was a popular Oscar-nominted movie, but Paradis Latin Cabaret is actually older than the one known in the movies. The cabaret was designed by Gustav Eiffel, the designer behind the Eiffel Tower. Paradis Latin has over 50 dancers and can accommodate over 700 [...]Show More Summary
After expanding our fragrance wardrobe and lunch it was time to visit a traditional French pharmacy – Pharmacie Monge and the soon to be opened Perfumerie Monge. Pharmacie Monge is one of the largest pharmacies in the city with over 2500 visitors a day. First, let’s discuss Parisian pharmacies. Pharmacies in Paris sell a plethora [...]Show More Summary
The group was treated to lunch by Ricardo of My Paris VIP and the Pharmacie Monge Team. La Taverna is located in the heart of the seventh district on the Champ de Mars. The restaurant is owned by Chef Didier who also owns Café Blue Roi at Versailles.. The restaurant is small, quaint, and has [...]Show More Summary
I discovered Olfactive Studios in April while in California. I had just taken an amazing yoga class with my friend Mary Beth and decided to head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard to look around and explore. Abbott Kinney is known as a shopping street, but with small boutique shops that cater to an eclectic crowd. I [...]Show More Summary
Galeries Lafayette is considered in Paris one of the grand magasins or department store. It’s massive. It’s a total of 4 separate buildings and the main building over 120 years old with a beautiful glass dome 102 years. Let’s think about that for a minute. The department store encompasses over 3 city blocks. Bigger is [...]Show More Summary
I created the Paris Beauty Tour because I love Paris. I love sitting a cafe to people, flâneur (walking aimlessly), and the lifestyle component that the French do so well. I like a two-hour lunch where I actually engage with a person, where I can put my phone down and be present with them. I [...]Show More Summary
We started our first journey into French beauty at Le Labo Fragrances. Le Labo is short for “the laboratory” and the boutique definitely resembles a lab. Although the fragrances are available in the U.S. learning about the history of the brand, at the original store, is the real reason I wanted to visit. The fragrance company [...]Show More Summary
When you think of boutique hotels you may not think of Hyatt. But, that all needs to change when you consider the Hyatt Paris Madeleine. It truly is a boutique hotel in Paris. The hotel is located in the very popular Madeleine area of Paris and is the oldest hotel in the city. The hotel’s [...]Show More Summary
Bonjour, darlings! The Paris Beauty Tour was a big hit. I had ladies from across the U.S. as participants and I was able to spend time in one of my favorite cities. The trip was phenomenal. I have traveled for years to Paris to buy French beauty products, candles, and to soak up their [...]Show More Summary
I have always been enamored with Paris since I studied there in 2001. I was instantly hooked and over ten years later I still can’t get enough. The yearly sojourn to my favorite city to beauty shop has never wavered. I have dragged numerous people along from girlfriends to my husband and when I leave I’m [...]Show More Summary
I paint my nails a lot. What I mean by a lot is some weeks it could be as much as 3-4 times of applying color. It relaxes me. I like everything from taking off the old polish, applying the new polish, and knowing that I’m taking care of myself. It also means that my [...] The post Saving My Nails with Trind Nail Repair appeared first on All About The Pretty.
Fall has officially landed and this means that it’s time to start rethinking your fall skincare. I am a huge advocate of switching skincare for the corresponding season. I work with RoC® Skincare and asked their dermatologist, Dr. Debra Jaliman to give me a few tips on transition into a fall skincare routine As we move [...]Show More Summary