Sharon Bartley Amazing Babysitter NYC

How To Find The World’s Best Babysitter

When I was pregnant with my first child, I was the Beauty Director of Cosmopolitan magazine—a fun job, but also a demanding one, that often started with business breakfasts at 8 a.m. and ended with cocktail parties at 8 p.m. I will never forget the fear I had as I was reaching the end of...

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Supermom Lauren Brody shares her time management, beauty and fashion tips.

Lauren Brody of Glamour on Time Management, One-Step Dressing and Look-Alive Beauty Tricks

There are two situations in which I hang out with Lauren Smith Brody, Executive Editor of Glamour. We’re either chatting while chasing our kids around a playdate or party, or we’re quickly catching up in her office when I go in to help out on Read More >

Sonia Kashuk built an incredible cosmetics business at Target while raising her two children.

Sonia Kashuk On Controlling Destiny, Obsessing Over Skincare and Loving Tinted Eyeglasses

When I was a beauty assistant at Cosmo, one of my duties was to get the makeup credits for cover shoots. More often than not, Sonia Kashuk was the makeup artist. She was hot hot hot! Elle, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Oscar de le Renta, Marc Jacobs, Cindy Crawford—the best always asked for her. But, she’s...

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Mother's Day gift ideas.

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Yes, a fragrance is a lovely gift for Mother’s Day. So is a sparkly new pair of earrings or colorful spring scarf. I personally have a Vitamix on my list. (I bought the Nutribullet last fall, and while I love it, it’s not big enough to whip up Read More >

Rochelle Jacobs shares her beauty and fashion must-haves and how she raises her two boys.

Rochelle Jacobs On Being Fearless, Hoarding Bright Dresses And Managing Sensitive Skin

Spend one hour with Rochelle Jacobs, Managing Director of June Jacobs Spa Collection, and you’ll feel like you can take on anything. Seriously. Fearless is her favorite word and her energy is contagious. In 1999, Rochelle left the finance world (Lehman Brothers, Viacom) to work with her mother, June Jacobs,...

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Supermom Tatiana Boncompagni shares her fashion and beauty must-haves.

Tatiana Boncompagni on Social Death And The Dual Life Of Working From Home

A few nights ago I went to a cocktail party to celebrate Tatiana Boncompagni’s third novel, Social Death. Tatiana wore a killer Nanette Lepore red jumpsuit with striking red lips, a gorgeous blowout and black patent leather four-inch heels. I loved seeing her glam side, because normally we’re racing past each...

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Genevieve Jacobs Monsma, Beauty Director of More Magazine, shares her best anti-aging beauty tricks.

Genevieve Monsma On More Magazine, Reversing Thinning Hair, and Why You Need A Killer Coat

I’ve been loving More magazine. It does an excellent job covering beauty and fashion for women over 35 years old without insinuating that you have to hold on for dear life to your youth. As if! Instead, it focuses on all the positive aspects of aging and features amazing, inspirational real women—which...

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Supermom Cheryl Kramer Kaye, Executive Beauty Director of Star and Shape Magazines and mom of twins.

Cheryl Kramer Kaye On Twins, Two Jobs (Shape & Star Magazines) and Hanging Her Head Upside Down

Two jobs, two kids—it’s no wonder that Cheryl Kramer Kaye‘s only “me time” is somewhere between midnight and 4 a.m. As the Executive Beauty Director of both Star and SHAPE magazines, Cheryl spends her days racing around New York City networking with...

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Rachel Hayes, founder of Pretty Impressed, Elaine D'Farley, Beauty Director of Self Magazine, Sonia Kashuk, makeup artist and founder of Sonia Kashuk Beauty, and Jacqui Stafford, fashion expert and author of The Wow! Factor share their New Year's resolution strategies.

How Supermoms Make (And Keep) New Year’s Resolutions

Every year, at the end of December, the media bombards us with tips on how to pick and stick to our New Year’s resolutions. But do we even care? Seriously, I find the whole process intimidating, stresfull and that it just sets me up to feel like a total failure come February. Don’t...

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Dianne Vavra Feature

Dianne Vavra On Marathon Days At Dior, Anti-Aging Must-Haves and Black Wardrobe Essentials

When I first met Dianne Vavra, VP Press Relations for Dior Beauty, I was a rookie beauty assistant at Cosmo and Dianne had been at Dior for just a few years. We’ve had fun “working” together, like taking press trips to Paris to meet Dior’s skincare scientists in person....

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