The Polla Sisters’ take on baths

    August 23, 2016
    Photo goals!

      I recently asked my sisters to share with me their “unique, strange beauty routines.” Somehow, they all came back with information specific to baths – which is so timely given the recent Marie-Claire article about the return of baths (September issue). Apparently, baths are on our minds. I was fascinated how they all independently went to the topic of the bath, and how unique and varied their (our!) routines are. Roxane, the youngest, is a fan of baths. Long…

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    All About Eyes

    In the battle to continue to get carded when I order a drink even though my 39th birthday is fast approaching, the eye contour plays a key role. It is typically the first area…

    August 4, 2016
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    Digital Detox and/or Botox?

    For 13 years, I have been a member and supporter of the International Spa Association (ISPA) (it is, after all, where I met my husband). I was thrilled to be invited to attend the…

    July 29, 2016
  • Happy Independence Day!

    On the privilege and responsibility of citizenship

    Only for the second time do I celebrate today’s Independence Day as an American citizen (albeit from Tinos, Greece). On April 14, 2015, I became a citizen of this country I have loved and…

    July 4, 2016
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    Summer 2016 Reading List

    As for the past few years, I have the privilege to again spend two weeks on the magical island of Tinos, Greece. There are many pleasures that come with this two-week vacation, and one…

    June 29, 2016
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