LA Bar/Lounge Recommendations

An out-of-town friend just emailed me asking for recommendations on LA nightlife. Here's our exchange: Hi Nadine, Hope you're doing well. Quick question for you--I am going to be in LA this weekend with my girlfriend who is flying in from NY and we're looking for a fun dinner spot tomorrow night. nothing too fancy, but ...

Mini Review: Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate and Vera Wang Princess

Time: there's never enough of it, huh?  Well, except for when you're trapped on an awkward date or with your overbearing extended family, and then it can't zoom by fast enough!  I've been burning the candle at both ends the past week, hence the lack of quality posts.  Sure, I try to focus and might ...

Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen at the Elle Style Awards

Once upon a time, I was fairly obsessed with the Olsen twins and found them the epitome of fresh, young style.  (And the hair...my God, the hair!)  Then they enrolled at NYU, and soon they embraced trash-can chic, and before we knew it, everything went downhill. Several years later, they've evolved way beyond the Boho thing, ...

A Tale of Two Facials

Last week, I visited the natural Arcona Spa in Santa Monica for a facial with their Basic 5 products.  I wrote about Arcona a few months back, when the brand kept coming up over and over among friends, and my experience there didn't disappoint: read more about it here on AOL. Meanwhile, this week, I had ...