Chef Bunny Brunel – Feast & Fusion

Chef Bunny Brunel – Feast & Fusion

From Grammy-nominated bassist to French chef, is there no end to Bunny Brunel’s skills?  The American, French-born musician, bass designer and creator of the Bunny Brunel Electric Upright Bass (BBEUB) is also a published author of countless instructional books . . . oh wait, did we mention that he was also […]

Hello Summer Skin!

Hello Summer Skin!

It’s about that time… to shed all manner of clothing and makeup and dive into the deep waters of Summer. If you’ve been less than kind to your skin to date, there’s still time. Barring a massive makeover that requires the help of a professional, there are solid choices to […]

The 89th Academy Awards Was Full of Surprises!

The 89th Academy Awards Was Full of Surprises!

It seems the 89th Academy Awards was full of surprises.  Nobody can complain about the lack of diversity this year!  Compared to the number of minorities (particularly African-American nominees) to non-minority nominees, I have never seen so many holding gold statues – though quite deserving.  It was predicted that La […]

Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

The quest for perfect skin leads many a beauty junkie to seek all manner of treatments, from deep chemical peels to magic formulas that promise to give that ‘maybe we’re born with it’ glow in a single swipe. And with beauty companies from every corner of the globe promising life-changing […]

NAMM 2017 – A Lot for Women this Year!

NAMM 2017 – A Lot for Women this Year!

I have been attending the NAMM show for years, way before it started exhibiting in Anaheim. And I have to admit that it has always seemed a testosterone-heavy event—very few women; mostly male engineers, male rockers, instrument manufacturers, and gear galore. My visit every year included a few booths that benefited […]

Independent Beauty

Independent Beauty

The Beauty Industry is packed to the brim with every conceivable miracle broth, super secret ingredient, unparalleled formula and one-pump-cures-all product you can imagine. But that doesn’t stop thousands of entrepreneurs from going back to the drawing board to try and do it even better. The Indie Beauty Expo gives […]

Haute Hijabi

Haute Hijabi

History proves that the waves of change, from traditional standards and beliefs to modern ones, are first manifest in art and expression. None is more true than in the beauty industry, where imagery challenges long held beliefs about skin tones and hair textures. Beauty caught on with people of color […]