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  For this edition of Sunday Things, I’ve battled the museum crowds so you don’t have to, to bring you deets on vintage gowns, crowns and angel wings. Each year, the glitz of the Met Gala ushers in the Costume Institute at the Met Museum’s annual exhibition, which is in addition to the other displays…

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A scent can be transformative, comforting, transporting, evocative, and in some instances, worrying or off-putting. How many times has a scent taken you back to a specific moment in your life that was pleasing or distressing? A few days ago, my husband and I visited a friend who is in the hospital and as of…

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I had been doing a back and forth as to whether or not now is an ideal time to write about candles. As I write this, we are a mere couple of weeks away from the official start of Spring or as I should probably say, the Vernal Equinox, out of respect for my exceptional…

Scented Candles

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Dry skin needs a cream cleanser, agreed? In actuality, all skin types can benefit from a well-made creamy or milky cleanser because such cleansers get right to task with grime and makeup. That old saying about books and their covers? Biologique Recherche Lait VIP 02 is a creamy cleanser touted as being among the best in…

Lait VIP 02

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Keeping up with on-trend beauty and gleaning insight about the beauty industry has become so much easier with a podcast. But before you sigh, read on for my top three picks that are worthy of a listen, whether you’re on your daily commute, on an aeroplane or at your desk.  All are hosted by savvy,…

Beauty Podcast

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Olverum, a company with roots dating back to the 1930’s, was known only via word of mouth for a long time. Olverum does one thing only, bath oil. The name Olverum is taken from the Latin oleum verum and translates to the words true oil. Founded by Franz Otto Klein, a German winemaker who became enthralled…

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