Facials with Friends at Center for Plastic Surgery + Discount

What is better than a facial that completely refreshes your mug? Getting that facial with friends!Center for Plastic Surgery in Chevy Chase (there is an Annandale location, too) invited me and my dear friends Sandie Angulo Chen of The DC Moms, Leticia Barr of TechSavvyMama and Amy Mascott of TeachMama to review customized, medical-grade facial treatments.The Chevy Chase Village location is beautiful and serves as both a doctors' office and spa. My friends and I met for a tour and then Read more...

DC In-Home Beauty Service: Beauty in a Beat

My blogging neighbor Tammy of JeepMomma.com and I had an utter blast reviewing the newly-launched Beauty in a Beat (BIAB) service at my house.BIAB is Washington, D.C.’s new convenient and instant on-demand beauty services app (free on iTunes and Google Play) that brings highly trained hair stylists, nail technicians, and makeup artists directly to our homes, offices or any location we need. You can book your appointment on your mobile device through the app, or through the BIAB website or Read more...

Mudderella DC is Saturday, July 25, 2015: Join me?

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Mudderella. I received complimentary admission to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.I love spending time with my women friends.About once a month I get together with my gals for an evening of great conversation, food and wine. It feeds my soul.Sometimes we organize something beyond the bar or kitchen table kvetch session.We paint (shout out to Jeep Momma Read more...

Clear + Brilliant at Ruff Plastic Surgery DC: Perfect Treatment to Refresh My Skin

I found someone awesome and safe to improve my face ... no small feat!  My 40th birthday is looming and I want to look better.I do not want major surgery but I have been hankering for ways to improve my skin and face. I am aging and looking tired. I have sun damage and eye hollows and dark circles and acne and scars and big pores. I keep on getting facials and using good products, but what I also find is myself using more and more makeup, more special brushes and products to spackle and Read more...

Best Hair Salon in Damascus: Hypnotic Hair Salon, Saturday Open House

Hypnotic Salon in Damascus is Open and Fabulous  My favorite local salon, Hypnotic Salon in Olney, has expanded with a second Upper County location, Hypnotic Salon Damascus! Owner Chrissy Mayo not only cuts and highlights hair with extraordinary artistry and on-point style, she is also an amazing entrepreneur. In order to serve more clients with her and her team of stylists' mad skills, she has opened a new location on Main Street in Damascus, right near the Jimmy Cone.I have never Read more...

GIVEAWAY: The Still Point at Haven on the Lake Half Day Spa Package

SPA WELLNESS IS FOR EVERYONE ... REALLY The older I get (almost 40, gah!), the more I realize that if I take care of myself, I am much better at taking care of my kids Charlie, Eve, Alice, and even my husband Chris.Items I used to view as extras, such as time by myself to exercise, are now daily necessities.Experiences I used to regard as extreme luxuries, like wellness treatments, are now simply extras. I work to carve out the time and budget for the extras a few times a year.A Read more...

Free Fall Style Event Thursday Night with DC Style Factory

You need a women's night out. You know you do. How about a comped night out while you get to see firsthand how to wear fall's best trends and see the picks from DC's coolest boutique? DC Style Factory, Rosana Vollmerhausen's celebrated personal stylist service is hosting this fabulous, free, fall style event. I will be there and I would love you to join me as my personal guest. The location is the delish DC Noodles on U Street, providing eats and drinks. Featured boutiques include GoodWood, Betsy Read more...

HotMammaHaute Experience Friday Oct. 10 – Discounted Tickets

Join me and some of the DC area's most stylish women for a fashionable women's night out. Grab your fellow fashion lovers,  style enthusiasts and beauty connoisseurs in the metropolitan area and head to DC on Friday evening October 10th.The HotMommaHaute Experience is hosted by Monica Byrd, moderated by Christine St. Vil of Moms ‘N Charge and features fashion, beauty and lifestyle panelists, Malonda Richard-Sia (Love, Mrs.), Aracely Collins (Mama Fashion Files), Marie Jose Ovalle (Very Read more...

South Moon Under National Harbor Style Event

The beautiful and oh-so-splendidly-stylish Maria Jose of Very Busy Mama is hosting a fabulous, free, fall fashion event. Saturday September 20, 2014 1-4pm at South Moon Under at National Harbor Maria and the fashion experts at South Moon Under are going to help us update our fall wardrobes. They are giving us an awesome 20 percent off our purchases, free visits at the Braid Bar and mini-makeovers to update our makeup. At 2pm Maria will take the floor and introduce you to a few friends Read more...