Life + Beauty

Happy Valentine's Day

Ahhh Valentine’s Day. A day filled with love and happiness… and pressure and stress. And if you don’t have a special someone (or just dislike the commercialization of an emotion) it can be filled with irritation. But you know what - it doesn’t have to be that way!

Valentine’s Day is, of course, a wonderful day to make time for your…

Feeling Fluffy? | Guest Post By Jill Marinelli

In honor of  Summer being fully gone (I mean, yesterday up near Boston some people had SNOW!), Halloween sneaking up on us, and the Holidays right around the corner we're sharing these 7 tips from personal stylist Jill Marinelli on how to disguise your fluffy areas after indulging just a bit too much.

I know I'm not the only one…


When you choose to do business with a company, do you know what goes on behind the scenes? Sure, you see the front end, the first date so to speak, but what happens behind the gloss? Most importantly how do they treat their employees?

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Where has the time gone?

I can't tell you how often I hear this. Usually it is in regards to the age of our children, our parents, the summer season, time owning a business (14 years) or an illness that lands in our lives unexpectedly. I think about my business here in Bristol and 10 years in Providence and reflect back on my first website and how far we have come.

This brings me to some exciting time and why there…

SUPERCHICK event at alayne white lifestyle space

Happy Spring… I think. I just came back from Florida after a sunny week on the much needed beach and this is the back of our BRISTOL location this first Monday in April. I have decided to change my outlook on the weather and have decided that it is ALL GOOD. We are lucky to have the ability to even complain or not…

What is your beauty truth?

About 7 years ago, i decided to let my hair go white. I stopped coloring it, I cut it all off and let it grow out and a new look. I get lots of comments on my hair. If you are feeling great, it shows, no matter what your hair or your brows look like and for some of us the 2 go hand in hand. I want us as women to collaborate, to celebrate with each other. To enjoy our strengths and weaknesses as the tribe that we are.

a great video to watch when 3 am rolls around….

What is beauty anyway?

Some additions in my world this year have grown me and taken me to places in my psyche that I embrace and I wanted to share some of them, perhaps one or two may strike a chord for this upcoming new year or give you a chance to reflect on this past year. As I often say, take what feels great and leave the rest for some other time when it may speak to you.

First of all since Beauty is my business,…

December thoughts from alayne's brain

December promotions are on their way, but I thought while we are patiently waiting for them to appear, I would share some December thoughts. Is life accelerating as I get older? It sure feels this way. Read on for my thoughts and I hope your holidays are calm and enjoyable.
By the way, we now have our super cute holiday t shirts in and we have added umbrellas and really great travel mugs with…

Ciudella shopping at 11 pm

Here is an example of a typical menorcan dress. Everyone wore dresses. The shoes I am touching are menorcan sandals. They are really the 'crocs' of the island. Men women and children all wear them and I wish I could say I bought some, but I just couldn't get used to them. Instead I found some great sandals made of…