Last week I got utterly spoiled for two days in Napa for a wellness retreat with True Botanicals and Solage Calistoga. I filled up on some much needed R&R but also got to pick up some pretty amazing health and beauty tips from the group who I’d consider well versed in the world of wellness. I feel like I’m a newbie in so many ways when it comes to clean beauty so I’m like a sponge when I get around those who are deeply knowledgeable. Click to read more >

When it comes to summer beauty, a good tan is no doubt at the top of the list. In a perfect world we’d all jet off to a dreamy island somewhere but if that’s not on your agenda this summer there are other ways of getting a beautifully bronzed glow, not to mention saving yourself some premature wrinkles. I happen to be an expert in this department since I’ve tried loads of self-tanning products and can only get so dark before turning red. And I’ve picked up a few tricks to keeping the faux glow looking authentic.Click to read more >

I have this secret wish that some day we’ll run off to Provence for the summer, rent a house and pretend to be Parisians for a little while. Just the thought of spending our afternoons eating cheese and discovering little towns while roaming around the French countryside on a perfectly warm evening—maybe with a glass of wine or gelato in hand, yes?—sounds like a dream. Click to read more >