Best Life

5 Minutes with Keri & Yara Shahidi

By Nikki Walton   Keri Shahidi is a celebrated actress, producer, fitness queen, wife and proud mother. One of Keri’s talented “babies”, is Yara Shahidi; this duo are each other’s biggest fans!  Yara is slaying the industry with her breakout role in Blackish, and on...

5 Minutes with Phoebe Song of Snow Fox Skincare

By Nikki Walton  “It was only when I spoke to other women like myself, that I realized that discrimination is still very much alive but when it's subtle and systematic, it isolates us without consequences for its perpetrators and can be very damaging if we keep...

5 Minutes with Jennifer Yen of Purlisse and Yensa

By Nikki Walton Jennifer Yen is a dynamo- former actress (from the 1990s Power Rangers, the best Power Rangers!), philanthropist, single mommy, and entrepreneurial superstar. She’s been featured as a beauty expert by Refinery29.com, Health, Self, Allure, Marie Claire,...

Wellness

How to Re-set Your Sleeping Schedule

By Jacqueline Samaroo Having trouble falling asleep? Staying asleep? Getting sufficient sleep? We all experience problems sleeping from time to time. It becomes a real concern, however, when rest issues are prolonged and begin to negatively affect other areas of your...

New Year, Healthy Regimen!

By Dr. Stephanie A. Garcia  Three weeks and two dozen tamales later; 2020 has officially begun! But I bet the excitement of beginning a new decade is eclipsed by the ever-increasing tightness in those new jeans you bought just before Thanksgiving at Tia Amelia’s...

Signs That Your Guy Is Depressed

We all get depressed at times. The major difference between the sexes is in how we handle it. Women are likely to seek someone to talk to for help. Men, on the other hand, are inclined to keep things bottled up inside – a move which can be detrimental to one’s mental...

Inspiration

5 Minutes with Lisa Price, Founder of Carol’s Daughter

By Nikki Walton “To name my company, I listed everything I was, and wanted to be, and realized the most special thing that I am, is Lisa, Carol’s daughter.”  Lisa Price’s journey begins like that of many entrepreneurs—with curiosity and determination, mixed with...

5 Minutes with Lissette of Chic Influence

Lissette Rios is a first generation bilingual, bicultural Latina who was born and raised in Miami. She worked at some of the world’s largest PR agencies with major global brand clients including Procter & Gamble, and Unilever, before founding Chic Influence, which...

5 Minutes with 2019 Reflect Beauty Award Judge, Nowsheba Rahman aka Sheba Snow

By Nikki Walton  Nowsheba Rahman, better known as "Sheba" by her peers, is a Los Angeles based makeup artist. She was born in Bangladesh and migrated to the United States with her family at the age of 6. Following the completion of her bachelor's degree in Sociology,...