Interview: Paige Padgett and her green beauty rules

Earth Day is just around the corner. To celebrate such an important occasion, I have decided to create a special series of articles in which I will be featuring some of my favorite beauty and lifestyle natural alternatives. I…

New 100% Pure Lip Caramel Swatches and Review

If you have stumbled upon this post, it means you’re very likely on the lookout for a change in your beauty routine. 100% Pure is a brand that’s synonym with natural cosmetics, in the sense that they only use…

Valentine’s Days Gifts For All Budgets

Valentine’s Day is coming up. Whether you plan to gift your significant other, your BFF, or just treat yo’self, stay tuned! I’ve compiled the best ideas for all possible budgets. So sit back, relax, and get ready for some…

Gifts for the Book Lovers

We all have at least one bookworm (aka book lover) in our life. When it comes to gifting, many people assume that giving that person something else to stack in an already crammed and overflowing bookshelf is the best…

Holiday Gift Guide: Organic Products

I am so glad to see that you’re reading New York For Beginners today, because I’m starting a 12-day special with my specially curated Holiday Gift Guides. In them you’ll find all sorts of gifting ideas from companies that…

Review: Natural and Effective Deodorants

There is a lot being currently said about the cumulative effect of chemicals in our bodies. That is the reason why I’m starting a series of articles about green alternatives for those who would like to reduce the amount…

Review: MyGreenFills natural laundry soap

I am really excited to bring you this new brand I very recently discovered: MyGreenFills. It’s a small business that creates laundry products good for the planet and good for those families concerned with the effect of the continued…

New Room Spray signed Cire Trudon

Cire Trudon, one of the oldest French candlemakers, has a plan to sabotage my saving efforts. They know me so well that they’ve decided to give me a solution to my constant fear of setting my house (inadvertently) on…

Laura Luna, an alternative model breaking the norms of the fashion industry

Let me In, by Carlos Vaquero. Via: Laura Luna Have you ever wondered what would your life look like if you had made different choices? Do you find yourself musing about what you really want to do, while your…