Champagne makes me happy… today and every day

There is a running joke in my family that the Pollas have champagne running through our veins instead of blood. That would be something we inherited from my mother’s side of the family. Indeed, since I can remember as a little girl, champagne has always been her drink of choice, in the non-traditional form of…

BeautyView: Damone Roberts, Eyebrow Guru

Today, I am making two exceptions to my rules about who I interview for my BeautyViews... First, Damone is a man. Second, I actually have never had the pleasure of meeting him. Why, might you ask, is he this week's subject of a BeautyView? First, I am obsessed with eyebrows and eyebrow gurus. Second, my…

BeautyView: Anna Bjurstam, CEO of Raison d'Etre

I have admired Anna Bjurstam, CEO of Raison d'Etre, from afar for a couple of years now, mostly through her presentations at the Global Spa and Wellness Summits. How lucky did I feel during the last GSWS when we were seated at the same dinner table... (I am sure you have heard me say such…