Monthly Archives

January 2013

  • My blog needs a name, and I need your help…

    A very smart friend of mine brought to my attention recently the fact that most blogs have a name. (And some of these names are really great: Politics of Pretty, Cupcakes and Cashmere, If the Lipsticks…

    January 29, 2013
  • BeautyView: Pamela Jo Busiek, President & CEO, ICMAD

    One of the very first things I did when I launched Alchimie Forever was to join the Independent Cosmetic Manufacturers and Distributors, Inc (ICMAD). I still have the blue booklet they wrote about FDA…

    January 25, 2013
  • Today, I choose to be happy

    Growing up, I admired my Mom for being in a great mood every day. I once asked her how she did it, how she managed to never be grumpy, and she told me, “I…

    January 21, 2013
  • An evening with Harry Jaffe and Tom Sherwood

    Last night was book-club night. While these funnest of meetings happen once a month, last night’s was particularly special for a few reasons. It was the one year anniversary of book club, my brainchild…

    January 16, 2013
  • BeautyView: Angela Sitilides, Owner, Bellacara

    If you know me, you know I am persistent – not a nag, but definitely persistent. I also think that “No” is just the start of the conversation. These two characteristics came in very…

    January 15, 2013
  • "Have goals so big your problems pale in comparison"

    They say there is no such thing as a free lunch, but yesterday I learned that is not true. I traveled to Dallas to attend Entrepreneur Magazine’s 5th Annual Growth Conference. Amazingly, this conference is free.…

    January 11, 2013
  • New at Forever Laser Institut: The Exilis…

    My father, Dr. Luigi Polla, leading Swiss dermatologist, was the first physician to offer laser technology for dermatological conditions in Europe. In the mid-1980s, he opened his solo dermatology practice after spending time at…

    January 8, 2013
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