Beautycon Festival NYC 2017

Beautycon Festival here in New York City was an adventure of its own. I learned about different beauty companies that I never knew of before. However, the highlight of the festival for me was Gabrielle Union! Shes more flawless in person!! Anyways, she shared some inspirational tips, talked about her book; “We’re going to need more wine” and her new hair product line; Flawless Hair.

People come to these types of festivals for different reasons. Since I am fairly new in the blogging community I wanted to meet bloggers like myself and learn about different beauty companies. Mission accomplished! Below you will find a list of freebies that I got!

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Free Macaroons for everyone! They were so yummy

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Pretty and yummy

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Flower mascara tower

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Freebies

List of freebies:

  1. New Cantu Cleanse Root Rinse (Sample Packet)
  2. New Cantu Color Protecting Shampoo (Sample Packet)
  3. Soap & Glory; Peaches and Clean Deep Cleansing Milk (Sample Packet)
  4. Soap & Glory: Sexy Mother Pucker Lip Plumpling Lip Gloss; Colors Spun Sugar, Plumsup &Nudestar (Sample Size)
  5. Colorpop Lippie Stix; Color Dusty Pink (Full Size)
  6. Milk Makeup Lip Color; Color Blue (Full Size)
  7. New L’oreal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise (Full Size)

Thank you for stopping by!

Gourmet Popcorn in NYC

You will think of popcorn differently when you try gourmet popcorn from Garret. From Chicago to NYC, Garret simply offers heaven in a bag! My boyfriend and I love to go for the Garret mix, which is a combination of cheese and caramel. I know what you are thinking! Just try it, you wont know until you try! And if you are a wine lover like me, you can pair this snack with white wine.

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Garret Mixed Popcorn and Italian white wine

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Ice cream date at Van Leeuwen

A scoop of chocolate chip cookie dough from Van Leeuwen is all I need on a Sunday afternoon. Their ice cream is simply delicious. Each spoon is filled with a bunch of mmmmm.. that sound you make when you’re eating something too good. If you are a ice cream lover in the NYC area, than you must try Van Leeuwen. If you are lucky like me, you may find this ice ream at your local supermarket.

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Spa day in NYC at Red and White Spa

One thing that I’ve learned in my young years of life, is that it is very important to treat yourself. No matter how crazy your boat may seem to flow, the feeling that you get after a nice pamper, boosts your happiness and elevates your mood. Be kind to yourself.

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Red and White Spa NYC (Midtown Location)

After a whole month of traveling in Europe, a massage was due at Red and White Spa. On a Saturday evening, my girls and I headed downtown for a spa day. We were greeted with delicious Hershey kisses and glasses of viovet clicquot.

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Waiting Area

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Not only do they have six locations in the city but I love Red and White Spa because of its decor and the lovely staff! Everyone is friendly and dedicated to make you feel at home and relaxed, I really love that. However, my masseuse was Tarsha and she was incredible. Not only because of the massage itself but also because of our conversations! I understand that many people do not like to chat during a massage session, but I DO!! Girlll, lets talk! What’s the point, if it’s not fun? Most importantly, we were all highly satisfied and relaxed after our glamorous pamper.

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Relax & Unwind

If you are in NYC, make sure that you reserve a day of pamper at Red and White Spa ♥

Women’s March 2017

 

On Saturday January 21st, I marched down the city of New York. The main point of this march was to promote civil rights for everyone around the world. This was an international movement and I attend the one held in New York City. Nearly 4.8 million people around the world joined this march. Women’s March Website

I am happy to share with you, that it was a beautiful experience! For the first time in my life, I felt the warm feeling of unity amongst thousands of New Yorkers. This was nothing compared to the awkward train ride to work in the morning. Everyone was on the same page (men, women and children) chanting and singing along, marching with their hand-made posters (and they were extremely creative), everyone was free to express themselves peacefully but yet together and that was the true beauty of this movement. Attending this march, has made me realize how important it is to stand with your community. This experience goes on the “Stories to tell my children” list. Truly happy to say that I was part of a beautiful piece of history.