Reflections

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Get Your Style Back On!

Though we still have a long way to go, it seems we’re getting to the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. Vaccines are here. Selected movie theaters and concert halls are re-opening this spring and summer. And so is your office.  New Office Challenges — Updating Your Fashion While some may be excited to get back into their workplace groove, others may dread it. Maybe it’s the commute. Maybe it’s your gossipy coworkers.

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discrimination it still happens

Discrimination: It Still Happens

Ladies: Have you ever been to a store where the staff looks at you as if you are some strange being from another planet? Do they make comments which make you feel like less than a human being? It happens more often than you might think. Facebook hosts all sorts of videos that teach morals about treating one another fairly, which have been called fake, non-realistic, and other negative labels. While these stories might seem

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passive aggressive

How to Overcome Passive-Aggressiveness

If you’re not sure that you’ve ever dealt with a passive-aggressive person, one of these scenarios may sound familiar: You: “Friend, can I borrow your car tomorrow morning?” Friend: “Well, I kind of need it for myself, but I guess you can borrow it. Do you need me to fill the gas tank?” Or: Husband: (Returns home late from work and hasn’t texted wife all day) “Hi…why are you so quiet?” Wife: (Rolls her eyes

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Killing it in The Kitchen

Some of you may already have all of the awesome kitchen skills and knowledge passed down through family and friends. Others learned through hands-on experience and training in a class or restaurant. However, not all of us have a kitchen guide (you know the one that has the crazy secret knowledge you didn’t even realize existed) to pass anything down to us. Even for some of us who DO have one, it doesn’t mean they’re

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Finding a Soulmate Shouldn’t Be Your Mission in Life — Here’s Why

Since we were little girls, we’ve been fed this view that one perfect person is out there waiting to make all our dreams come true. But here’s a groundbreaking newsflash: you are your own soulmate. Expecting to find a romantic partner who checks all the boxes and meets all your unique needs isn’t only unrealistic – it’s unhealthy. While it’s never too late for love, what mature women should be focusing more on is seeing

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would I wear that?

Would I Wear That?

Okay, tell me if this ever happens to you. You are flipping through a magazine, watching TV, walking down the street, or see someone at work, and you catch yourself gazing at their whole outfit thinking how well it is put together. Or you are drawn to a part of their outfit, like a necklace, scarf, belt, the shoes and you think how cool, how great looking, how different the item is. Then after a

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Communicating With Your Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist

As a New York make-up artist, hairstylist, and former model, I can’t express how imperative it is to communicate and express your opinion when having your make-up and hair done for a photoshoot, an event, make-over, or your frequent trip for your cut and color. Do not worry about being offensive or that “this is not your expertise so you’ll leave it up to them.” Regardless of whether you are up to date in fashion,

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