Category Archives: Beauty

Former Groupon Exec Devoted to Non-Profit Cause

By Jane Applegate Jayna Cooke lived and worked in the fast lane doing business development and sales for two high-tech start-ups, including Groupon. Now, she spends most days in her spare bedroom, sorting and pricing donated, high-end clothing and accessories. Rather than moving to another fast-paced company, Jayna, who is in her early 30’s, told… Read More »

How One Woman Makes Bodies Art!

Manon Cormier has been a body paint artist for two years. In this video, she explains how body painting is a form of art. She is hired to paint bodies for many different occasions from corporate events to professional photographers or for private individuals. “I imagine characters I want to bring to life.” said Manon. She… Read More »

Meet Amy, Debbie And Rhodie – Founders: Joyride Cycling Studio

Lamenting the lack of a local boutique cycling studio led three Connecticut women to open their own. Amy Hochhauser, a self-described “recovering” attorney had moved to Westport, CT when her second son was three.  During lunch one day with her friend, Debbie Katz, Amy said, “I wish we had a great spinning studio here.  Someone… Read More »

How One Business Is Promoting Beautiful Women Of All Sizes!

There is a new modeling agency in town and it is aiming to change the catwalk. Jag, a new modeling agency based out of New York City, is aspiring to change the modeling world. Founders Gary Dakin and Jaclyn Sarka, former directors of Ford models’ plus board, saw an opportunity to develop a new brand… Read More »

Business Spotlight: One Pinky

Weight Release & Body Image Expert Laura Fenamore supports women around the world to love who they see in the mirror. Having overcome her own battle with addiction, obesity, and eating disorders, Laura released 100 pounds 25 years ago.  She has chronicled this journey in her book, Weightless: The Be Good To Yourself Diet.  Through her guidance,… Read More »

How To Eat Yourself Happier by Dorthe Enger

I’ve had an intense love affair with sugar all my life and had no plans of loosing my beloved sweet tooth, until I met the fabulous Digestive Divas. They taught me how cutting out “white death” as my mother-in-law so sweetly calls sugar, can truly increase your quality of life, and how fabulously easy it… Read More »

The Amazing Women Behind Eoils

In her Bikram yoga class, Cheryl MacClusky noticed women putting drops of oil on the edges of their mats and wondered why. MacClusky learned that the women were using essential oils for the calming effects created by the aromas. She went on a quest to learn more about the oils and their healing effects. “I’ve… Read More »

NYC: Hot & Healthy: For The Holidays

Ladies NYC and Divine Lifestyles brings you Hot and Healthy: For The Holidays! An evening full of better and healthier living, hosted by three fabulous experts: Candice Kumai – food writer, author of “Cook Yourself Sexy & Pretty Delicious” Dr. Emily Splichal – celebrity podiatrist and author of “Everyday Is Your Runway: A Shoe Lover’s… Read More »