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Pureology Unveils New Look & Formulas

Pureology has just launched a fully renovated lineup with a new look and formula improvements. With the Pureology promise of “color care without compromise,” you can align you values with your beauty product choices. Pureology stands by sustainable practices, aesthetic performance and emotional empowerment. When Pureology first came onto the scene twenty years ago, their first products were sulfate-free and 100% vegan. They now are even more sustainable with a reduction in their carbon footprint during sourcing ingredients and raw materials,...

Arbonne

I was recently introduced to Arbonne, a company that truly encompasses healthy living. They aim to improve mind, body and skin with a holistic approach and they focus on the whole person to help you flourish inside and out. What really sold me was their product philosophy, which is comprised of four key factors: plant-based ingredients, high clean standards, co-developed with experts, and scientific testing. For me, it was really important that they are 100% Vegan, Cruelty-Free, and focus on clean ingredients....

BH Cosmetics Makeup Brushes

In my quest for clean, cruelty-free cosmetics, I came across BH Cosmetics. This Los Angeles based brand is a constantly evolving innovative beauty brand dedicated to bringing you the best in cruelty-free cosmetics. Plus, they are all about affordability! No more having to dig deep in your pockets for high quality, clean products. BH Cosmetics has a wide range of makeup brushes to choose from. I am a sucker for anything rose gold, so I ordered their BH Signature Rose...

Outdoor Movies in NC

Badin Road Drive-In About two hours southwest of Raleigh in Albemarle, the Badin Road Drive-In is screening movies, including family-friendly ones. $7, $5/ages, free/6 – 11, under 6; 2411 Badin Rd, Albemarle, NC 28001 Hound’s Drive-In Theater If your summer travels are taking you past Charlotte and into the mountains, there’s Hound’s Drive-In Theater in Kings Mountain. Family-friendly movies are on the schedule. $20/vehicle (cash only); Hound’s Drive-In, 114 Raven Cir, Kings Mountain, NC 28086 Eden Drive-In About two hours northwest of Raleigh...

4th of July Weekend

Cameron Village Welcomes Onward Reserve Popular menswear brand Onward Reserve has opened in Cameron Village. Time to shop their high quality, laid-back clothing line (with the Teddy Bear).  The Cameron Village location at will be Onward Reserve’s 12th location. The lifestyle brand offers clothing and accessories designed by a team in Atlanta, GA. Onward Reserve partnered with celebrated local artist Anna Ball Hodge to help create an original painting of Raleigh landmarks to be featured on the back of the new Onward Reserve Raleigh...

Drive-Through Brewgaloo

You can still join in the fun at that popular downtown Raleigh beer festival, Brewagloo. Organizers are still doing pop-up events to help support local breweries. This Saturday, Drive Through Brewgaloo will be held from 2 – 6 pm at Lincoln Theater in downtown Raleigh. The pop-up event will offer curbside pickup for prepaid orders. You can purchase six-packs or a Taste of the Triangle Mix with 24 different beers online ....

Virtual First Friday

June’s First Friday will have virtual components in addition to restaurants and bottle opens that are open for dine-in and walk-in customers as well as others offering pickup and delivery. Videos from local musicians Autumn Nicholas, Diego Avilez, and Second Shift A Cappella, plus artist videos from Cirque de Vol, Micah Johnson, Rashmi Krishnappa, and Sydnee Yates are now live here, along with the videos from April....

Get Your NC Fair To-Go

Join in the Drive-Thru NC State Fair to get your fair food fix. Drivers should enter the fairgrounds parking area off of Trinity Road. Orders will be placed from your car and servers will come to you. People are asked to remain in their vehicles to maintain social distancing. The menu includes: Funnel Cake ($6), Deep Fried Oreos ($5), Deep Fried Snickers ($5), Fresh Squeezed Lemonade ($4), Bottled Water ($2), Candy Apple ($3), Candy Apple with Nuts ($4), Cotton Candy...

St. Patrick’s Day – With an At Home Twist

Ok, so you may not be able to drink at your favorite watering hole for St. Patty’s Day, but don’t let that stop you from indulging on libations. Thanks to streaming services and online rental providers, you can enjoy the holiday from the comfort of your own couch. Here is a list of 5 St. Patty’s Day movies AND cocktails to help you get in the Irish spirit. Leprechaun: Be prepared to laugh out loud as you watch Jennifer Aniston...