Happy Saturday y’all! Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be in the makeup chair constantly for your work? Ever wonder what’s in a model’s beauty bag? I’ve got the scoop chatting with Boston based beauty Alissa Mezzetti (IG: AlissaMezzetti) I met Alissa three years ago at an event for Diane von Furstenberg on Boston’s Newbury Street- I knew she was someone I wanted to know! She is equal parts fierce and warm-hearted, has a passion for women’s rights and is as beautiful on the inside as she is outside!! SKB: “Alissa thank you so much for speaking with me today! You model for a living.. what areRead More →

It’s New York Fashion Week friends! As part of a two part post series, today I am interviewing the ridiculously talented makeup artist Buffy Saint Marie! I first met Buffy four years ago at a Laura Mercier event for a fashion show in NY- her talents wowed me and even more so was her great sense of humor and kind heart! She gave me a signature red lip that night that I still wear to this day!  First, some background on Buffy: Buffy has over 10 years experience in the beauty industry. Her make up career began in the salon and spa community of New York City. Frederic Fekkai,Read More →

    Inspired by Valentine’s Day, today I am sharing my favorite romantic scents with you!  From left to right; Wildfox, Esteé Lauder Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia, Laura Mercier’s L’Heure Magique, Cartier Baiser Volé   Let’s start with Wildfox. I’m about to date myself here, but to me, it smells like Electric Youth! ( Do y’all remember that? Debbie Gibson?! No? Okay….) It has top notes of absinthe, incense and apricot, Middle notes of camellia, honeysuckle and jasmine (what’s more romantic than honeysuckle?!) and base notes of ambrox, musk and honey. YUM! Next, we have Esteé Lauder’s Private Collection Tuberose Gardenia. Oh. My. God. This smells likeRead More →

  Get your nails Valentine’s Date Night Ready with my top 6 picks for polish colors!  Also, my go-to for every day is OPI’s Sweetheart. It’s a really soft pink that is flattering for all skin tones!   From left to right, Essie’s Fiji;  OPI in Big Apple Red;  OPI in Sweetheart; Dior Rouge 999; Essie Lilacism; Essie Hi Maintenance Read More →

  Happy Monday y’all!!!! February is just about upon us and Valentine’s Day is coming up! One the next few weeks I’m going to start sharing some of my favorite beauty products! Here are my go-to pinks and reds for lips!       My favorite pinks from top left; Sarah Happ, The Fuchsia Slip; Bobbi Brown High Shimmer Lip Gloss in Pink Tulle; Chanel Glossimier in 119; YSL Rouge Volupte 7; Chanel Rouge Allure in 91 Seduisante; Laura Mercier Créme Smooth Lipcolor in Rose; Bobbi Brown Lipcolor in Sandwash Pink     My favorite reds from top left to right; Sarah Happ The Ruby Slip; SephoraRead More →

In today’s post, I had the pleasure of speaking with Julie Starr, Nutritionist Extraordinaire, Yoga & Barre Instructor, owner of  Starr Yoga Studios  and Starr Life Wellness (IG @starrlifestudios) in Roslindale, MA and West Hartford, CT and also a Mom! Julie has a Masters Degree in Nutrition with over a decade of experience, and I can speak with authority about how amazing she is because she is MY Nutritionist! She helped me through nourishing myself  properly during the ups and downs of fertility treatments and my subsequent spontaneous pregnancy with Everly! I know that applying what she taught me has not only improved my health, but my skin asRead More →