Rachel Hayes' feature in More Magazine on how to find the perfect short haircut.

Short Hair Is Still Hot. Are You Thinking Of Making The Cut?

My latest magazine feature is all thanks to my sister, Hilary Hayes, 44. She has thin hair that looked stringy as soon as it grew past her shoulders. She had been building this Pinterest board of short hairstyles for a year, until she called me one day and...

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Our favorite beauty budget buys for spring.

Best Spring Beauty Budget Buys

Spring has finally sprung—well, kind of. While we all grin-and-bear-it through these last few days of snow, wind and frigid temperatures, take advantage of being indoors to do a little spring cleaning. Throw out any old, gunky beauty products in your bathroom and make room for our favorite new spring beauty budget buys.  From refreshing...

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The perfect anti-aging hairstyle and makeover.

The Best Anti-Aging Hairstyle Ever

When we talk about anti-aging, the latest skincare ingredients and dermatologist procedures immediately come to mind. But, I think that your hairstyle is just as important. The perfect anti-aging hairstyle can shave years off your appearance, by enhancing your best features, brightening your skin tone and giving off a fresh, modern and youthful vibe. That...

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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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At the 2014 Golden Globes, a major lip trend on the red carpet was bright lips in orange, red and pink.

Red Carpet Recap: Best Bright Lips At The 2014 Golden Globes

I’m falling in love with lipstick later in life. But that’s no surprise. I think many women do as they feel the need for a little extra pop of color to bring a radiant, healthy glow to their complexion. It’s the quickest anti-aging makeup trick ever! And, as expected on the red carpet, there was...

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From left to right: Espa Pink Hair and Scalp Mud, Amorepacific Moisture Bound Masque, Talika Eye Dream, Darphin Ideal Resource Light Re-Birth Overnight Cream, Iluminage Skin Rejuvenating Pillowcase

Post-Holiday Rx: Best Overnight Beauty Treatments

The holidays are a magical time, but the minute the last houseguest leaves, don’t you feel somewhat relieved it’s all over? Yes, we love our family, we love Santa, we love to eat, drink and be merry. But, payback is a bitch. I’m talking about exhausting post-party house cleaning, travel stress, and a ridiculous carbo-loading...

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Dr. Brandt DNA Do Not Age Time Reversing Cream


There comes a time in your life—for me, that’s right now—when you realize that you can’t dibble dabble around with skincare anymore if you want to hold on to youthful, glowing skin until death do you part. I laughed so hard when supermom Read More >

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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NYC facialist Jillian Wright, founder of Jillian Wright Skin Clinic, shares her best glowing skin tips for crazy busy moms.

NYC Facialist Jillian Wright’s Glowing Skin Tips For Busy Moms

I’m so passionate about Pretty Impressed because I’m truly inspired by how other supermoms can be such achievers in the work place, raise amazing kids and look awesome while doing it all. I’m particularly impressed by Jillian Wright’s glowing skin—she beams! Jillian is a top NYC facialist with...

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Need some anti-aging skincare tips for the first sight of fine lines?


As if running between work commitments and family demands 14 hours a day isn’t exhausting enough, at some point, plain old aging exacerbates all your signs of fatigue—including dull skin and wrinkles. I recently wrote an anti-aging skincare piece for You Beauty called Read More >