Supermom Celebrity Esthetician Joanna Vargas

Celebrity Esthetician Joanna Vargas On Tired Skin, Fast Makeup and Chic’n’Easy Fashion

I’ve written several skincare articles over the past few months (Allure, Self, MSN among others) and there’s one esthetician who is always on the editor’s recommended source list: Joanna Vargas, New York City based spa owner and skincare guru to celebrity moms like Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Julianne Moore....

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Elaine D'Farley, SELF Beauty Director

Elaine D’Farley On Adoption, SELF and Her Dress Code

When Elaine D’Farley, SELF Magazine’s Beauty Director, arrived for our interview, the contents of her overflowing purse reflects everything that Pretty Impressed is about. “I have Izze’s library books and a T-shirt for her performance that she forgot this morning, the last 3 issues of SELF because I have a ton of meetings...

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Supermom and Style Expert Jacqui Stafford with her daughter Charlotte. 1. Boss Hugo Boss Juicy Regular Fit Stretch-Wool Blazer, $575. 2. J. Crew School Boy Blazer in Wool Flannel, $198. 3. Theory Gabe B 2 Blazer In Urban Stretch Wool, $395.

Jacqui Stafford On Blazers, Blousons and Banning Mommy Guilt

I first met Jacqui Stafford when I was a beauty editor at Cosmopolitan and she covered fashion and beauty for Shape. At press events, it was easy to gravitate towards her sparkling personality and unedited humour—all with a British accent, which makes her even more glam. That’s why she’s so good on TV. Jacqui...

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New York Fashion Week Supermoms

Supermoms of New York Fashion Week

I’ve been covering Fashion Week ever since 1994 when it first started showing in Bryant Park and I was an intern at New York One News. Now, 19 years later (gulp), I’m still backstage talking to designers, hairstylists, makeup artists and publicists about the season’s latest trends. Back then I wanted to know about all...

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Kate Foster, Vice President of Marketing and E-Commerce for NYDJ

Kate Foster On The Absurdity of Perfection, Flex Fridays and Living In NYDJ Jeans

I don’t think anything can sum up the crazy busy life of a working mom more than accepting a dream job offer while pregnant. And that’s exactly what Kate Foster, Vice President of Marketing and E-commerce for NYDJ, did two years ago. Now her daughter Ryan is toddling around playgroups while Kate is strategizing next...

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Jane Park, Founder of Julep

Jane Park on Julep, Juggling Kids and Fast Fashion

Just a few weeks ago, I attended one of the most prestigious events in the beauty industry, often referred to as The Oscars for beauty products, the Cosmetic Executive Women Beauty Awards. The first award winner of the luncheon? Jane Park, Founder and CEO of Read More >

josie maran

How Becoming A Mom Inspired Josie Maran To Launch Her Beauty Brand

The first thing that impressed me most about Josie Maran? She answered my questions when her second daughter, Indi Joon, was only seven weeks old! Her little bundle is now almost a year old (that says a lot about how fast I work, right?), and her oldest daughter, Rumi Joon, is 6 years old. But...

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