Mackenzie is a senior at Tulane University double-majoring in Psychology and Asian Studies, and she’s thrilled to be contributing to the NolaWoman staff as the Executive Assistant. She grew up mainly in New Jersey but has also lived in Georgia, Delaware, and Nevada. In her spare time, you might find her reading on her porch, hanging out in Creole Creamery, or fighting misogyny on the internet. Having dreamed of being an author since childhood, Mackenzie is looking forward to bringing her unique point of view to the women of New Orleans.
Ulla Gaudin Gives Us the Skincare Scoop
Ulla Gaudin of Rodan+Fields Dermatologists gives us her tips on caring for your skin in the New Orleans heat!
Join Henry Cruz in the Fight Against Diabetes
When misfortune and tragedy strike, it’s easy to let ourselves fall into despair until the wounds have healed. Henry Cruz, however, didn’t falter in the face of diabetes’ destruction upon his family.
Stay Fashionable with FWNOLA’s Creative Director Tracee Dundas
This month, NolaWoman gets fabulous with Tracee Dundas, Creative Director of Fashion Week New Orleans. Dundas sat down with us to discuss her background, the event itself, and advice for fashionistas.
It’s Just Rocket Science: Savannah Blue On Her Salon and Summer Hair Tips
We all know the hair frustrations that come with summertime: sudden rainstorms that ruin hours of styling, humidity that turns your sleek locks into a ball of frizz, and oppressive heat that makes it impossible to rock anything but a ponytail. Savannah Blue, owner, manager, and stylist at Rocket Science Beauty Bar, discusses her salon, her staff, and her tips for keeping your hair fabulous even in the sweltering New Orleans weather.
The ABCs of Hepatitis
In honor of World Hepatitis Day coming up on July 28th, NolaWoman spoke with gastroenterologist Natalie H. Bzowej, M.D., of Ochsner about the dangers of viral hepatitis and its lesser-known non-viral forms.
Imagine, Create, and Play with Momtrepreneur Melissa Bossola Beese
Named as one of 10 “cool, creative subscription services just for kids,” Beese’s unique toy subscription business – Little Pnuts – is booming. Beese sat down with us to talk about her success, her goals, and how she balances motherhood with business.
Sara Kavanaugh Gives Us the Inside Scoop on Champagne
Sara Kavanaugh, the Director and Sommelier at The Grill Room, took some time to teach us a little bit about champagne. Though traditionally an event or desert beverage, champagne can be paired with fine foods just like red and white wines, and its complex flavors can truly enhance the quality of one's meals.
Fact Versus Fiction: Setting the Record Straight About Planned Parenthood’s New Health Center
There's been a lot of misinformation floating around New Orleans regarding the plans for the new Planned Parenthood facility on Claiborne Avenue. NolaWoman went straight to the source to debunk some common misconceptions involving PP and its health care services.
Smart, Successful Siblings Redefine the True Meaning of Being Supportive Sisters
Lisa Tropez-Arceneaux and Janifer Tropez-Martin, who are both doctors, mothers and involved in the NoLa community, give new meaning to a support network. They are so close, that they already know what the other needs and wants without saying a word. Despite hectic schedules, their connection with each other is boundless and unbreakable. We should all be so lucky.
Just a Few Drops of Blood Can Predict the Current and Future State of Your Health
Maurice Loeb uses single drops of blood to help clients at Spa Aria determine how to improve their health and avoid future diseases down the road.