Tag Archives: Summer

9 Yummy Picnic Nibbles for Summer

Couple enjoying a romantic picnic on the beach

Summer is here and the sun-filled days are simply beckoning for more outdoor adventures. Luckily, there’s no shortage of satisfying, yet healthy picnic snacks that will both entice your palate and energize your body for all those activity-filled days. To find out what to fill your picnic basket with during the sunny season, here is […]

The Best Beach Wedding Hairstyles Ever

Thinking of a beach-proof ‘do that still packs a decent dose of glam? It might a little challenging, especially when you take into consideration all the outside factors that come with a seaside ceremony, such as wind, sand and probably a fair amount of sweat. You’ll be relieved to hear that there is still a […]

The Best Acrylic Nail Designs for Summer

Purple and blue nail design with snakeskin effect

The dreary winter days are over and summer is finally here, and with it, all the holidays, city breaks and all kinds of outdoorsy adventures. And since summer usually doesn’t entail wearing a lot of clothes, the best venue for showcasing your personal style and aesthetic might actually be on your fingers and toes! In fact, […]

Women’s Hat Styles – Which Will You Choose?

Woman with hat and sunglasses in the sun

When it comes to the latest haute couture runways, the headwear philosophy has been to go big or go home – making hats a must-have accessory for the seasons ahead of us. When it comes to styles, the fashion gods don’t discriminate – everything from retro, historical designs to sleek sportswear to kooky avant-garde headgear […]

Skincare Ingredients to Address Sun Damage

Woman covering her face from the sun

With summer comes more outdoor activities which means the higher potential for sun damage. We have repeatedly heard about using sunscreen to prevent this aging effect, but sometimes the damage can happen before we even realize we needed to reapply that SPF 30. Here is a great summary of the key ingredients to look for […]

Summer Fashion for the Office

Fashionable woman with brown sling bag

Dressing for a professional office in these summer temperatures can be trying at best. Not only is it hot as blazes outside, but sometimes the office can be a rather chilly 65 degrees indoors. How does one dress for such a range but still stay professional? The first point I should make is to Know […]

Essential Literary Reads for Summer

Woman reading in the grass

If Barnes & Noble’s picks make your eyes roll to Rivendell and back (yes, Tolkien has featured on their list previously), then maybe it’s time to think about literary reads that aren’t so well-beaten on the commercial path. Check out the following titles for a thought-provoking summer read: Something Happened, by Joseph Heller What happened […]

What To Pack for Your Summer Adventrures

Woman hiking in green forest

No matter where your summer travels take you, you’ll need to pack smartly. Cruise One thing to know about packing for a cruise, is that you will typically need more than one outfit per day. Rarely will you wear the same thing to lay by the pool during the daytime and to the sit-down restaurant […]

Four Delicious Summer Salad Recipes

Salad in Mason Jar

Typically, as the weather gets warmer, we’re all prone to eating lighter meals, especially in the evenings. Not only are summer salads a great way to fill up and not feel heavy, but they are also a great way to make the most of all that fresh produce available this time of year. These recipes […]

Summer Ailments, the Preventions and the Cures

Woman floating on pool

While we all enjoy the warm weather and the pool parties, there are certain beauty ailments that strike during the height of the temperatures. Here are the top three that I find myself dealing with, along with preventative measures as well as cures if it becomes too late. Sunburn Prevention This one is the easiest. […]