Lifestyles

The Miracle Doctor for Ethnic Beauty Mavens

Ola Darlings, So I’ve been busy scoping out this holiday’s latest beauty finds, and I was stopped in my tracks when I found the perfect beauty miracles. In fact, the collection is part of America’s fastest growing ethnic beauty brand. Ladies, the Dr. is officially in and makes house calls. Dr. Miracle expands the award-winning […]

The Kissably Fab Lips Issue

Goodbye Chapped and Hello Kissably Fabulous Lips Calling all beauty mavens; chapped lips can not only be distracting, its also painful and embarrassing. Try Carmex. It can cure those winter blues. It soothes and heals chapped lips, as well as cold sores. Not even the briskest of breezes can get to those kissable puckers. In […]

Chronicles of a Single Multimaven Mom

I remember it like it was yesterday.  The day was May 19th when I received the phone call. “Hello, Sherize? It’s Hong. I have some good news and some bad news,” was the words coming from the other end of the phone. Now I could feel the drama brewing as the adrenaline sped the pace […]

Nail Commandments Every Beauty Maven Should Follow.

Beautiful Nails Start Within! As a natural Diva, I am a true believer in “what you put in is what you get out”. This goes hand-n-hand with the saying “you are what you eat”. If you never thought too much about that saying, here is where I can change your mind.  As a media maven, […]

Understanding Qi, Our Vital Life Force

Many cultures have a word that means energy and refer to the bio-energetic field of the human body. Words such as chi or qi (Chinese/Japanese), prana (Indian), and ruah (Hebrew) are all understood as the life force (vital to survival) that is part of ALL living things. Knowing our own unique resource of Qi allows […]

Mighty Twelve To The Rescue ^_^

Meridians, or energy channel, correspond to one of the twelve organs in the human body, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine; each are affiliated to one of the five elements, and assuming said characteristics. Organs are either Yin or Yang, with corresponding Yin to Yang ratios and vice versa. Element-Earth-Organs -Spleen (Yin)-Stomach (Yang) Element-Metal-Organs-Lungs (Yin)-Large Intestine […]

TGIFs Friends, Cocktails & Couture Review ^_^

From 1998 to 2004, I was what you would call, a faithful evangelist of Sex and the City.  In fact, Carrie’s style and flair gave rise to me being a Bloganista.  So naturally, any buzz of SATC2 tribute events would attract me, like bees to honey.   My first stop led me to Stir’s on First […]

M+B Exposes Traditional Medicine Theories ^_^

The Traditional Chinese framework for medicine is a comprehensive one, which explains patterns of symptoms people can suffer. Traditional medicine helps one understand what is wrong (illness), the Real Nature of sickness.  Guide to Healthcare Schools, a leading health education site, recognizes and supports the use of alternative/traditional medicine in curing certain illnesses. TCM is rooted […]

Beauty Icon Comes Clean ^_^

It’s a pleasure to introduce the New Clean Blemish Control Collection by beauty icon Noxzema®.  And the kicker…there’s a Dermatologist Partner behind every use! From new packaging, new products; to the same trusted formulations, this beloved skincare brand known for its crisp signature scent, underwent a makeover and now, proud to UNLEASH an invigorating, new […]

Carrie’s Big Secret ^_^One Well Kept!

As a Sex and the City fan, it’s only natural that the premier of part deux to my favorite foursome ignited a passion of anticipation.  Carrie Bradshaw had me captivate since 1998. In fact, her character made me venture into journalism in 2001.  With buzz of Fleet Week/Memorial Weekend, which as a fellow promoter, I […]