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What's New in Fall Makeup? Let Nordstrom Beauty at Town Center School You

Without the changing of the color of the leaves to guide us, South Floridians just have to take the rest of the country’s word for it: Fall is here. It may not feel like it, and it might not be as fun to drink a pumpkin spice latte in 80-degree weather, but we can still rock all the season trends…
Photo by Aaron Bristol.
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Illuminate Your Face With This High/Low Lighting Technique

This video accompanies our story "Lighten Up" in our September/October 2017 issue. For more content like this, subscribe to the magazine. Photography for this story was shot at Sun House Studio in Delray Beach by Aaron Bristol.  Contouring. Highlighting. Strobing. Gelittering. You’ve…
Women's Wet Room at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale
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Spa-tember Specials Are Here in Palm Beach and Broward Counties!

It’s still blazin’ hot in South Florida, but there are plenty of fall spa deals providing cool relief. Whether it’s September, October or November, there’s something for everyone to try during the next few months. So go ahead and book a treatment or two. Or three. We won’t judge. SPA-TEMBER: (September) The…
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How to Have the Most Fun, Hardcore Boca Birthday Party Ever

My new kind of Boca birthday celebration Aren’t you and/or your partner getting tired of going to the same birthday dinner over and over again? My waistline and my wallet are pretty much over it. Kids birthday parties are one thing (and take up enough of my valuable weekend time, am I right?).…
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Testing Vapour Organic Beauty's Free Makeup Shade Consultation

We featured Vapour Organic Beauty in our July/August 2017 issue. To see more stories like this, subscribe to the magazine. Hi there, beauty fans! We spoke with Vapour Organic Beauty co-founder, Krysia Boinis in our July/August issue of Boca. Unlike other organic beauty lines, each Vapour product…
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10 Summer Skincare Staples For Beautiful, Flawless Skin

Is it safe to say that the rain and stormy weather is behind us? We really hope so! In the spirit of wishful thinking, we’re jumping into the summer frame of mind this week by featuring some of our favorite products and tips that will keep your skin healthy during the season of sunburns. If you…
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Delray Beach Fashion Week; New Events and Fashion for All

It's that time of year again -- Delray Beach Fashion Week! DBFW is one of our favorite weeks of the year because it gives us the opportunity to connect with all of the great fashion and beauty businesses in Delray Beach. That being said, these opportunities aren’t just limited to the fashion…
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LLScene Holiday Gift Guide

You didn’t think we would forget our famous holiday gift guide post did you? In all seriousness, we know that we have been lacking on the blogging side of things, but sometimes building an empire requires some prioritizing here and there! Don’t worry, that doesn’t mean the blog is going ANYWHERE. Okay,…
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Fashion Exclusives at Bloomingdales Boca Raton

Alert the media, Bloomingdales Boca Raton has the hottest, most popular styles of the season, and LLScene was there for an exclusive look! We covered some of our favorite fall styles in a recent blog post, but want to share even more with you today. The amazing staff at Bloomingdales Boca Raton hosted…

How to Silence Your Internal Critic and Stop Self-Sabotage

While I write mostly about healthy eating, I have been recently asked to address the challenges that many of us face when it comes to making changes. Especially when it comes to self-sabotage. This is mainly because we have an internal critic that tells us how to eat, how to talk, and how to feel.…
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Nordstrom Beauty Trend Week: Allison and Portia’s Top Picks

It’s that time of year again: Nordstrom Beauty Trend Week is in full swing at Town Center mall. Although the event started Sept. 16, it continues until the 24.Boca Mag sent us to Nordstrom’s early this week to check things out, and there’s a ton of great products and activities. Plus, you can sign…

Tropical Triathlon

This is the 19th year for the Bill Bone Tropical Triathlon in Lake Worth. The sprint distance triathlon, which is a quarter-mile swim, 13-mile bike and 5K (3.1-mile) run, starts at 7 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 18 at Lake Worth beach (10 S. Ocean Blvd., at A1A and Lake Ave.). The cost for an individual…

21 days to fitness

Might a 21-day weight loss challenge be the tune-up you need before indulging in the holidays? The folks at the Institute of Human Performance (IHP) Fitness in Boca Raton think so. IHP, at 1950 NW Boca Raton Blvd., is starting its 21 Day Weight Loss Challenge in early October. The full 21-day package…

Save the Jaguar 5K

Animal lovers get ready to lace up Sept. 3 for the Save the Jaguar 5K at the Palm Beach Zoo (1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach). The start time is 7:30 a.m. for this 3.1-miler that will take runners through Dreher Park and into Palm Beach Zoo. The race’s tribute to jaguars is timely. The…

Boca Teen Wins CrossFit’s “Fittest Teen on Earth”

Boca Raton resident Kaela Stephano, 15, went to compete in the Reebok CrossFit Games in Carson, Calif., last month and came home as the “Fittest Teen on Earth” in her age group. Stephano, who works out at CrossFit HYPE in Boca Raton, was one of ten teenage girls her age in the world to make it…

A first for local heart patients at Bethesda Heart Hospital

Bethesda Heart Hospital, in Boynton Beach, announced July 25 that it was the first hospital in Palm Beach County to use a sutureless valve for aortic valve replacement surgery. The Perceval valve for aortic valve replacements allows surgeons to replace diseased valves without the use of sutures. “With…

Water Dos and Don'ts

The summer heat is upon us, and it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated. While water is essential to our wellbeing, there are some water dos and don’ts that need to be addressed. QUANTITY When it comes to figuring out how much water to drink, I suggest listening to your body and looking…

Local Veteran to Cycle 2,500 Miles in Route 66 Race

When Pompano Beach resident Gavaskar Josephs gets on his bike this October, it will be for anything but an ordinary ride. He’ll pedal 2,500 miles, from Chicago to Santa Monica, Calif., with a purpose. Josephs, an Army ranger who served in Iraq and Afghanistan from 1999 to 2004, is no stranger to…

WPB Health and Wellness Expo

Learn about positive, healthy and sustainable living at the 7th annual e4 Life: Green, Health and Wellness Expo on July 23 at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium (4801 Dreher Trail North) in West Palm Beach. The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium has teamed up with the West Palm…
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Top 5 Budget-Friendly and Nutritious Foods

I am often asked to share tips for healthy eating on a very tight budget and in this blog I will share my top 5 very cheap foods that are actually healthy. 1. Bananas Perfect for: Breakfast What's a serving? 1-3 bananas Price per serving: 1 for 30 cents and 3 for $1 What’s in it for…