Project: Patranila

An inside look, behind the scenes and under the covers.

Project: Patranila

The Purpose of Pain

Every couple of years a story makes the rounds about the fashionistas among us and the growing trend of foot surgery for the sake of stilettos. And each time this happens, doctors go on record telling us that this is a bad idea. According to the Daily Mail, the number of procedures has doubled this year and range from the mild, collagen injections, to the extremes of toe shortening and narrowing of the foot.

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NYC Stroll

In my effort to live a more balanced life, I’m spending more time traveling on foot so I can take in more of the city. I picked up some flowers and did some strolling on the Upper West Side, ending up at the reservoir in Central Park. I haven’t been there in so long and when I saw the water on the horizon, it made my whole week.
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Flashback Friday: Donna Summer

When I was a kid Donna Summer was my fantasy mom. I used to spend hours in my little girl hideaway, which was an overhead storage area above my mom’s bedroom closet, clipping pictures of Donna from Ebony Magazine and dreaming up little scenarios where she’d bake sweet treats for me in our palatial kitchen. I think some of those photos are still taped to the wall of my mom’s closet.…
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How I Organize and Store My Makeup

How I Organize and Store My Makeup

Organization and access are the watchwords when storing your makeup. If you’re like me, someone with limited space but lots of product, keeping all your favorites organized and accessible in one space can be challenging. In today’s video, I’m giving you a glimpse behind the scenes of my daily makeup storage/application area and I show you how I whipped my makeup collection into shape for easy access and frustration-free mornings.… Read More