NYC ARTIST INSPIRATION

While in New York studying for my Aromatherapy Certification…I did some city galavanting!  A friend I was staying with introduced me to this amazing, talented artist- Paul Insect. He was doing a show in NYC, but based out of London. He was really nice and humble...

Credo Beauty- A few products

  I recently made a fun trip to the store Credo here in Chicago! WOW! This was like a candy store for me! All health- conscious, makeup and skin care products. I could do some serious damage and loved being in the new store in Bucktown! So much fun and I loved...

Safer Perfume

I found an amazing new perfume line at Whole Foods and I wanted to try. I love my fragrances, but there are so many nowadays, that are loaded with toxic ingredients. Tulip is a newer line that is carried in Whole Foods and I absolutely love this! My two fragrances for...

Fun Summer Gig!

What a great experience it was to work with the handsome and dashing- Santiago Cabrera! He was very nice and so polite and pleasant to work. I had the opportunity to get him camera ready for the ‘Transformers: The Last Knight’ premiere here in Chicago last...

Best plant to have in the Summer months for Skin

Aloe Vera The Aloe Vera plant is a cactus plant that comes from the Liliaceae family and has been used medicinally for a very long time in Ancient cultures. Not only do these plants look beautiful, they also have some amazing benefits, especially in the summer! Take a...

Empowering Women who are making a change in the World.

I found this line, Shea Radiance through my monthly subscription to Goodbeing. Goodbeing is a great subscription to  eco-friendly, health conscious brands where you get products delivered to your home, each month. You have a few different options for subscription...

Broccoli Seed Oil

Have you heard of the benefits for broccoli seed oil for the skin and hair? There are so many oils that keep coming out and I love learning about all of them. They cold press this seed from broccoli sprouts. Adult broccoli starts out as broccoli sprouts first....

FLOW

Here is a recent painting I worked on a few weeks ago. This painting was all about flow and connection. Enjoy! XO DD  ...

Russian Bath House Experience

  Have you ever been to a Russian Bath house? It’s a great experience! My friend regularly goes and invited me. It was so cool! You walk in and you’re greeted, they give you a towel, robe and sandals. Then you see a restaurant in the back and you go down some...

Winter Skin Bringing You Down?

Dry Scaly Skin? Every winter, I experience the same thing. Dry, scaly skin that can never get enough moisture. I am always trying new ways of giving my skin the perfect moisture.  Here are some tips on getting moisture back in your skin. 1. Do not take super hot...