Archive for April, 2012


April 30th, 2012

Jolie drinks: NOLET’S Gin Tasting at Fig

I’ve never liked gin, so when I was invited to a gin tasting and food pairing this weekend courtesy of NOLET’S Gin, I was skeptical. Gin? Ehh, no, thank you! But the event was taking place at Fig–a fantastic restaurant in Santa Monica–and I’ve been doing more alcohol and restaurant writing recently, so I figured […]

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April 27th, 2012

The Magic Skincare Word: Compliance

When I was at AAD, there was one word that kept cropping up over and over: Compliance. Compliance in skincare is a seemingly simple concept: how do you get consumers to use products correctly? It should be easy: slap a warning or directions on the label, et voila! But no. Because of simple human nature, […]

HONEST BEAUTY, SKINCARE 0
April 27th, 2012

Thakoon for NARS nail polishes

These Thakoon for NARS nail polishes arrived yesterday, and they were so spectacular that I had to post a picture here, even though I already uploaded them to Instagram/Facebook. (Oh! Are you on Instagram, too? I’m new there, since I only JUST got an iPhone–3 years behind, I know–but I’ve been posting up a storm. […]

Beauty, BEAUTY BLOG PRODUCT REVIEWS, NAILS 1
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