Can you believe New York Fashion Week, Spring 2017 Collections begins next week? I hardly can believe it myself, and I’ve been prepping for it over the past few weeks! Follow along on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Snapchat (handle is @fashionpulse), and stop by FashionPulseDaily.com for show and trend reports along the way. Until then, here are a few gems that I’ve wanted to share before the long weekend; have a great Labor Day, everybody!
Maybe it’s due in part to being obsessed with Japanese culture, but the latest collection from essie, inspired by Tokyo, is a doozy! The color palette of six hues, if you ask me, can best be explained as the new, modern neutrals; a blue, a blush, and some modern orange and berry shades that will look absolutely stunning on fingers and toes alike (actually, I just painted udon know me on my toes). This fall launch of six fabulous shades is available now at essie.com, as well as fine salons and beauty destinations nationwide for $9 each.
Although they’ve only been in my possession for about a week, I can’t imagine how I’ve been functioning without a multistick, and as far as that’s concerned, one this good, until now. The 18 shade BITE Beauty Multistick ($24 each, at Sephora.com) is ultra creamy yet develops a silky finish in seconds, light as air and wipes off in a jiffy, without leaving awkward staining behind. Designated for cheeks, lids, and lips (I apply it in that order), place it on like you would a cream shadow or blush (by dabbing it on with your finger tips), and swatch it over your mouth as if you would a lipstick. Accentuate the peaks of your lips by filling in via a lip pencil. As always, BITE Beauty created the Multistick formula with natural and food-grade ingredients, so it’s great to know what a tremendous value the brand provides, in addition to overall killer colors. I will be wearing my new favorite, Nectar (pictured top left, above) throughout New York Fashion Week!
[Image via the Metamorphosis Day Spa website]
With the onslaught of New York Fashion Week, going into the circus of events with a zen state of mind is key, and a great body treatment will certainly help me get there. This week I experienced an incredible massage in a place tucked away on the 5th floor of a discreet office building, just mere steps from my own office. Had I known about it sooner, I could have achieved a relaxed state more often! Located at 127 E. 56th Street, Metamorphosis Day Spa is a family owned and operated relaxation and rejuvenation space where I had a fabulous massage that transported my anxieties away. Catering to my needs and injuries, and even providing some stretching options for my tight muscles afterward was a lovely added touch that Ingrid, my masseuse demo’ed for me.
This pretty much ensured I do my part to stay healthy and feel comfortable, but also won me over as a client. The space is intimate, quiet and relaxing, actually better than a ground level one as there is less distraction present. Consider giving it a go if you are in midtown east, and see its website for the list of services, which includes facials, waxing, various massages and scrubs, and more.
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