BeautyView: Yolanda Yoh Bucher, CCO & Editor in Chief, NewBeauty

When I met Yolanda, she was Yolanda Yoh. While we had known each other through the industry for a couple of years, and shared a love of the DC region, it is really over stories of love, engagements, weddings, and soulmates that we really connected. She is the perfect illustration of why I love the…

What do your lips and lip contour say about your age?

One of the questions I get most often about caring for one’s skin is if it is ok to use an eye contour cream on the lip contour. Indeed, both contours give away our age: the former (eye) through the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, droopy eyelids, and dark circles; the latter (lip) through…

BeautyView: Bryn Kenny, Public Relations Director, Dior Beauty

The first time I met Bryn Kenny she was writing for WWD Beauty Biz (now WWD Beauty Inc). I remember we met for cocktails in New York City, and she interviewed me, one of my first real interviews, the one that led to what I consider as my first piece of legitimate trade press... In…

BeautyView: Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, Director and Founder, Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center, New York, NY and 37 Extreme Actives

It is easy to see why one would be impressed by Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas. First, she is striking. Second, her official title is so long I couldn't fit it all in the title of this blog: Assistant Clinical Professor, Yale University School of Medicine and Director and Founder, Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center, New York, NY and…

Book Club: Mortal Friends by Jane Stanton Hitchcock

One of my New Year’s resolutions this year was to read more. As I was taught in business school that goals need to be quantifiable and measurable, I decided that I should read one book per month. And as my Mom taught me that nothing gets the job done more effectively than having to answer…