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  • Our Favorite Books for the Summer

    Our Favorite Books for the Summer

    Need to pick up a good read for the rest of Summer? Start here with these recommendations that have recently inspired us in our day to day musings.  For The Romantic Where Rainbows End: Looking for a more modern tale? We recommend this 2004 novel, a epistolary love story between Alex and Rosie told through letters, emails, text messages, and newspaper articles. A book that...
  • UMA Oils in New York: Do NYC Like a Local

    UMA Oils in New York: Do NYC Like a Local

    This week, our founder, Shrankhla, is in New York! In honor of her visit (and of the many years one of our staffers spent living there) we're sharing a few of our favorite, must-visit spots in the city that never sleeps. Jaqueline Kennedy Reservoir in Central Park This time of year is amazing in Central Park. The flowers are blooming and the weather is...
  • 3 Bloggers You Should Follow Right Now

    3 Bloggers You Should Follow Right Now

    Whenever our week starts to feel a little lackluster, one of our perk-up-quick tricks is scrolling through the latest posts from our favorite bloggers. We know we’re not the only ones who go online for inspiration, and that the world of lifestyle bloggers is vast, which is why we’re sharing three of our top picks for who to follow right now. Each of these...
  • Uma's Exclusive Guide to Beverly Hills

    Uma's Exclusive Guide to Beverly Hills

    The Uma team calls Beverly Hills home, so we’re no strangers to the neighborhood’s reputation for excess and over-the-top, well, everything. To keep you away from the unrewarding tourist traps, we put together a list of our favorite places to eat, drink, sleep and more. We know Beverly Hills can seem overwhelmingly priced, but we promise these spots are worth spending extra on. Stay:...
  • Behind-the-Scenes: The Oscars Beauty Scoop from an Insider

    Behind-the-Scenes: The Oscars Beauty Scoop from an Insider

      We’ve been fawning over all the epic red carpet looks from this awards season, which is why we jumped at the chance to find out Oscars beauty trends and tips from an insider: TV host Diane Mizota.  Read on to find out her beauty secrets and her favorite red carpet beauty trends. Why are you going to the Oscars this year? Have you...
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