BeautyView: Erin Hazelton, Freelance fashion and beauty writer / Blogger / Mama

I can’t remember how many years it has been since I met Erin, or how exactly we met, but we have been friends for a long time. The type of friends that know it's ok if we don't see each other for a year, we just pick up where we left off. Through marriages (hers…

Stress (Heat Shock) Proteins: The Positive Side of Stress?

April has, since 1992, been deemed to be Stress Awareness Month. During this month for the last 21 years, health professionals join forces to increase the public’s awareness of stress, discussing causes and treatments of what is something called “our modern stress epidemic.” As April comes to an end, and in honor of such awareness,…

BeautyView: Ana Marie Rizzieri, celebrity makeup artist

I finally met Ana Marie Rizzieri just a couple of weeks ago, at a birthday party in Tampa, FL, of all places. It was time… I had heard about her from industry colleagues and in particular from her husband Frank (owner of many beauty businesses, including Rizzieri Salon and Spa, where one can find Alchimie…

Geneva travel guide: my favorite places to eat, drink, shop, and play

The beauty of my travelling lifestyle is that I make friends in one continent and find them again in another. Case in point, the fabulously chic and exquisite Erin Hazelton, whom I met in New York City when she was Erin Skrypek. She has since moved to St Pierre en Faucigny, France, about 30 minutes…

Skin care is everything, but a little makeup can't hurt…

In the last month or so, I have been on TV and I have taped some videos for our Youtube channel, which means I have probably worn more makeup than in the previous 11 months combined. I am a makeup minimalist – to me, makeup is for color. Being in skin care, I believe in…

BeautyView: Jessica Hammel, President, American Male

I met Jessica through The Professional Beauty Association (PBA), 5 or 6 years ago. Really, I met her thanks to my husband. He thought we would like each other - she is gorgeous, works in the beauty industry, is involved in a family business, and is super fun. What is there not to like? We…