My article in Self Magazine about how to take a great profile picture.

How To Look Great In A Photo

Just in time for holiday party pic season, I have an article in the December issue of Self about How To Love Your New Profile Pic, featuring a ton of great tips on how to pose like a natural-born pro. You’ll find some great recommendations...

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St. Ives Fresh Hydration Body Lotion


I’m a body lotion addict. I would never skip slathering on a soothing, hydrating cream after a shower—especially during the winter when my skin gets dry and very sensitive. Naturally, I have lots of favorite body lotions, most of which are from the drugstore—Nivea, Eucerine, Avene, Jergens, etc. I think it’s good to have a few...

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Good Makeup Brushes Speed Up Your Primping Routine

I don’t think many women realize just how helpful it is to use high quality makeup brushes. I’ve spotted quite a few of my friends (some in the beauty industry, tisk, tisk) using makeup brushes that are a gazillion years old, have probably never been washed and have bristles worthy of a Brillo pad. But...

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The Trick To A Great At-Home Haircut

I love Amelia’s hair when it’s long. It’s so thick and shiny—but that’s only when she combs it, which is NEVER. (I bribed her with M&Ms to take this photo.) We both decided it was time for her to go a little shorter so that we can take a break from me chasing her menacingly...

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