It was 380 BC when Greek writer and philosopher Plato wrote in his work, The Republic, "our need will be the real creator." Over time, Plato's words would be rephrased and Americanized to the familiar declaration, "Necessity is the mother of invention." This declaration took on new meaning in 2020 when COVID-19 mercilessly bullied its way into our lives and forced us to reimage and invent ways to do what we once did with effortless ease.
Have you ever wanted to enhance your skincare routine but didn't know where to start? Are you unsure how to determine which products, facial procedures, or treatment programs fit your skin? Then Kaylee Harris, owner of Vis Jolie (Live Pretty), is the woman to see! As one who “went through puberty at a very early age,” Harris understands the insecurities and frustrations that often accompany acne and frequent breakouts. With the first-hand experience of such battles and vulnerabilities, her career path as an esthetician permits her to assist her audience, who are primarily composed of individuals lost and misguided in their skincare journeys.
Who says Instagram eye candy models don’t have what it takes to be truly successful? With over 2 million Instagram followers focused on her striking hourglass figure, Ciera Rogers is a force to be reckoned with. The CEO and Founder of one of the leading online boutiques, BabesandFelines.com, is on a mission to educate and empower her audience on the value of body acceptance and self-love.
As America reopens, there is an eagerness to step away from our screens and step out into the warm summer days and nights that are filled with the electric energy of people connecting, laughing, and enjoying each other’s company. From bottomless mimosa brunches to scenic rooftop views with great music to dance to, there will be no shortage of invitations to fill up your social calendar.
Whether you tackle it all or stretch it out, it's a good time to give your home a refresh. Spring is here. Time to spring forward. Time for spring cleaning! It's time to emerge from the dark days of winter and give your home a refresh. Though the thought of deep cleaning can be overwhelming, spring cleaning doesn't have to be dreaded.
Each summer, there seems to be a new theme to lead the charge on romance. Who remembers watching Grease featuring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta while they sang about all the fun and trouble they'd gotten into during "Summer Lovin"? Years later, I listened to Drake rap-sing about all the guys he was going to flex on and girls he was going to snatch in "Summer Sixteen." Most recently, I've listened to Megan Thee Stallion provide the template for living your best "Hot Girl Summer" while being careful to remind the people not to get too carried away because "my man is picking me up after."