We all know that Mardi Gras involves parades, fatty foods and colorful beads. But not all of us know its actual history. In the U.S., Mardi Gras has evolved to become a worldwide recognized holiday with people traveling from all over the globe to take part in the week-long celebration in New Orleans that includes masks, dancing, beads, parades and traditional foods like gumbo, … [Read more...] about Celebrating Fat Tuesday? Check out the History of Mardi Gras!
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Tahitian pearls, the pearls produced by the Pinctada margaritifera oysters located throughout the lagoons and atolls of French Polynesia, are some of the most unusually colored and, reports the Pearl Paradise website, some of the most sought-after pearls in the world. From their beginnings in Tahitian folk legends to their near extinction and later development into a booming … [Read more...] about The History of Tahitian Pearls
A French tip manicure polishes nails in two colors, one for the bed of the nail and another for the tip. Traditionally, French tip manicures create a polished and professional look that replicates the natural nail in pink and white, but modern variations may use other colors. The French tip manicure is one of the most popular choices today for both formal and everyday … [Read more...] about What Should a French Tip Manicure Look Like?
This year the holidays are different with family celebrations smaller and less friend get-togethers, but that doesn't mean that gift gifting can't still be ah-mazing! We've included unique gift ideas for everyone on your list. This year more than ever, we need to show each other that we care. While gifts are fun, sending a text or card to let someone know you are thinking about … [Read more...] about 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
Clariss Anya Rubenstein is a celebrity hairstylist and mom boss whose clients include Sofia Vergara, Gemma Chan, Jennifer Garner, Alison Brie, Kaley Cuoco, Kat Dennings and Leighton Meester. ModernMom interviewed her before Mother's Day to see what motherhood has taught her. How are you doing, really? Well, that is a loaded question. On the plus side, I start each day by … [Read more...] about ModernMom Q&A: Celebrity Hairstylist Clariss Anya Rubenstein