How to Get Your Skin Summer-Ready with Natural Skincare – Presented by Nessfeli Natural Skincare – Product Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

How to Get Your Skin Summer-Ready with Natural Skincare

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Hudson Valley Skincare, Natural Skincare, Skincare, Sponsored Content, Wellness

The summer months can be rough on your skin, especially if you live in an area that’s prone to harsh sun and pollution. With the right skincare routine, though, you can protect your skin and prevent it from aging too quickly due to prolonged sun exposure or damaging environmental factors. These two simple steps will give you beautiful, healthy-looking skin all summer long! How to Get Your Skin Summer-Ready with Natural Skincare – Presented by Nessfeli Natural Skincare Exfoliate Your Skin Exfoliating will help you slough off dead skin cells, prevent ingrown hairs and acne breakouts, and reveal glowing, fresh […]

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley's Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery

The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Beauty, Earth Day, Exploring Hudson Valley, Hiking Adventures, Home Decor, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Living, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photo Prints, Photography, Travel, Upstate, Visual Meditation, Wall Art, Wellness, What is it to do in Hudson Valley this Weekend

What does spring look like in the Hudson Valley? Photographer Maxwell Alexander shares with us his vivid photography of one day in Bowdoin Park, one of his favorite places in the Hudson Valley. We see a glimpse of the real beauty and wonder that surrounds us this time of year, and how it’s best captured through the lens of an artist’s eye. The Magic of Spring – Photographer Maxwell Alexander Shares a Photo Story from Hudson Valley’s Bowdoin Park – Nature Photography – Photo Gallery The Magic of Spring After a busy day in the office (processing endless photoshoots from […]

Roundout Reservoir in Catskill Mountains – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Roundout Reservoir in the Catskill Mountains – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Beauty, Catskills, Environment, Hiking Adventures, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Photographer, Maxwell Alexander, Photo Gallery, Photo Prints, Travel, Wellness

It was a rainy/foggy and even snowy (up in the mountains) day and I had to shoot a property in Napanoch, NY. Before I got to Catskills, I had to drive over the Gunks (Shawangunk Ridge) near Ellenville, and that was pretty intense because the rain switched to a snowstorm and a thick fog, so I was hardly navigating through the winding mountain roads. Roundout Reservoir in the Catskill Mountains – Photo Story by Maxwell Alexander – Nature Photography – Canvas Photo Prints – Presented by DA Aromatherapy Natural Repellents After my photoshoot, I clicked on a different route (there […]

Interview with Randi M. Quick, Founder of the Hudson Valley Beauty Lab – Interview by Dino Alexander, CEO, ALLLUVION INC., Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

Interview with Randi M. Quick, Founder of the Hudson Valley Beauty Lab

Posted Posted in Beauty, Beauty Treatment, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Spa, Med Spa, Medical Spa, Sponsored Content

Just last week I’ve had an opportunity to sit down with Randi M. Quick, Founder of the Hudson Valley Beauty Lab recently opened in Newburgh, NY. Her amazingly inspiring story is something we all need to see these days, so check it out below. Interview with Randi M. Quick, Founder of the Hudson Valley Beauty Lab – Interview by Dino Alexander, CEO and Principal Broker, Alluvion Real Estate, Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios Dino: How did you decide to take the path of a career in nursing? Randi: I always wanted to be a nurse, actually. However, I […]

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Hairstylist Brittany Perry

Posted Posted in Beauty, Community, Hair Salon, Hair Stylist, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Sponsored Content, Style, Upstate NY, Wellness

Just about last week we’ve had an opportunity to have an amazing photoshoot and interview with Brittany Pery, owner of the Live Free & Dye Salon in Poughkeepsie, NY. Check out the interview below and stay tuned for more in our Spring 2022 Print Issue to be published at the beginning of May. Exclusive Interview with Hairstylist Brittany Perry – Owner the Live Free and Dye Salon – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Exclusive Interview with Hairstylist Brittany Perry – Owner the Live Free & Dye Hair Salon in Poughkeepsie, NY – Interview and […]

Finishing Gloss by Felicia Michelle Hair – Brilliant Shine with Jojoba, Safflower, and Vitamin E Oils – Holiday Gift Guide

Finishing Gloss by Felicia Michelle Hair – Brilliant Shine with Jojoba, Safflower and Vitamin E Oils

Posted Posted in Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Season, Holidays, Sponsored Content

Finishing Gloss by Felicia Michelle Hair – Brilliant Shine with Jojoba, Safflower and Vitamin E Oils For just $10 at feliciamichellehair.com this amazing product creates an instant shine on dry or dull hair without weighing it down. Smooths frizzy, fried ends, and dries without a trace. Perfect for any hair type.

Luxury Photographic Prints on Canvas - Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Luxury Photo Prints on Canvas – Fine Art Nature and Still Life Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Art, Art Therapy, Arts and Crafts, Beauty, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Sponsored Content, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas

You want your home to be as beautiful as it can be, and adding the right artwork can help you achieve that goal. However, many people think they need to spend thousands of dollars on artwork to make their house look appealing, but that doesn’t have to be the case! Photography by Maxwell Alexander offers high-quality fine art photo prints on canvas at affordable prices so you can adorn your walls with beautiful artwork without breaking the bank. Learn more about our gorgeous canvas photo prints and how you can get yours today! Luxury Photographic Prints With over a decade […]

The Rich Meaning of Naked Freedom and Homoeroticism in Maxwell Alexander's Photographs and NFT Art

The Rich Meaning of Naked Freedom and Homoeroticism in Maxwell Alexander’s Photographs and NFT Art

Posted Posted in Art, Beauty, Bodybuilding, Fine Art, Homoeroticism, Maxwell Alexander, NYC Artist, NYC Photographer, NYC Photography, Photo Gallery, Photography

Since leaving my oppressive country of birth (different from my homeland) and becoming an artist, I have always been inspired by freedom and liberty. Freedom is the freedom to make choices, pursue passions, and live without regret. Free will empowers us to make decisions and take actions that are purposeful in our lives. As artists and human beings, we must make conscious decisions that steer our lives in directions that honor and respect ourselves and those around us, and eventhough there is plety of bigotry and self-imposed judgement to go around, I challenge all of you as human beings to […]

How Graphic Designers are Combining Brand Strategy and Typography – Typography Quotes from the Visual Essay on the Cosmic Intelligence of Design (2018) by Graphic Designer Maxwell Alexander

How Graphic Designers are Combining Brand Strategy and Typography

Posted Posted in Art, Beauty, Brand, Branding, Design, Design Tips, Duncan Avenue Studios

Graphic Designer Maxwell Alexander has always been fascinated by how design can influence the way people perceive brands, leading him to combine his two passions of typography and brand strategy. In order to discover more about this topic, he spent some time chatting with fellow designers who share his passion for this subject matter, allowing him to write an insightful article on how design and brand strategy are merging in today’s creative world. What Is Type? We’ve all heard of fonts, but many of us don’t understand exactly what they are. A font is a collection of letters, numbers, symbols, […]

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Boudoir Photographer Leyla Cadabal – by Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios)

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Photographer Leyla Cadabal

Posted Posted in Beauty, Catskills, Fashion, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Photo Gallery, Photography, Portrait Photography

Exclusive Interview with Hudson Valley Boudoir Photographer Leyla Cadabal – by Dino Alexander, Contributing Editor – Photography by Maxwell Alexander (Duncan Avenue Studios) Dino Alexander: Wow! Thank you for the opportunity to shed the light on you and your amazing work, Leyla! Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.  Leyla Cadabal: I was born and raised in the Hudson Valley. I attended SUNY New Paltz, earned a teaching degree, and taught elementary school for a few years after I graduated. My husband and I met right out of high school, we were married in 2002 and now live […]

Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Group

Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Art, Art Exhibit, Art Therapy, Beauty, Exploring Hudson Valley, Fall Season, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Foliage, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Visual Meditation, Wellness

Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander – Buy Photo Prints on Canvas at hardnewyork.com Discover Fine Art Nature Photography Prints by Maxwell Alexander at hardnewyork.com Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Studios Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Group Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander © 2021 Duncan Avenue Studios Fall Season in the Hudson Valley – Fine Art Nature […]

5 Surprising Benefits of Drinking Organic Green Tea

5 Surprising Benefits of Drinking Organic Green Tea

Posted Posted in Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Fitness, Health, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Wellness, Yoga

If you’re looking to get the most health benefits out of your green tea, look no further than organic green tea. Not only does it have all the health benefits of regular green tea, but it also contains antioxidants and other nutrients that make it even healthier than its non-organic counterparts. Check out these 5 surprising benefits of drinking organic green tea! 1) Use for Weight Loss Organic green tea has been shown to boost metabolism, increase energy and improve focus. A study from 2010 in Nutrition Journal found that people who consumed green tea had a higher amount of […]

Felicia Michelle's Favorite Haircare Products for Everyone with Curly Hair this Holiday Season

Felicia Michelle’s Favorite Haircare Products

Posted Posted in Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Fashion, Fashion Photography, Felicia Michelle Hair, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Holiday Gift Guide, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Sponsored Content, Style

Curly hair influencer and hairstylist Felicia Michelle has made a name for herself as one of the top hair professionals in New York City. She began her career at Rossano Ferretti Salon when she was 15 years old, and later she worked as Anthony Dickey’s key assistant at Hair Rules. Today, she is making waves in the industry and on social media as one of the go-to experts for curly hair and ethnic hairstyling needs, from flat irons to blow dryers to curl enhancing products and more! Today Felicia is sharing her favorite hair care products from the Felicia Michelle […]

Citrus Cream Co-Wash from Felicia Michelle Hair – 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Citrus Cream Co-Wash from Felicia Michelle Hair

Posted Posted in 2021, Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Felicia Michelle Hair, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Happy Holidays, Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Season, Holidays, Sponsored Content

Citrus Cream Co-Wash from Felicia Michelle Hair – 2021 Holiday Gift Guide This ultra-creamy conditioner contains 11 Botanical Extracts to provide maximum hydration and slip for easy combing. Boosts curls and reduces frizz. Great for all curl types. Safe for colored, straightened, and chemically-treated hair. Learn more and shop 2021 Holiday Deals at feliciamichellehair.com Citrus Cream Co-Wash from Felicia Michelle Hair / With Avocado Oil, Grapefruit, Sage & Lemongrass Extracts / Curl Defining & Hydrating / No Parabens, No Sodium Chloride, Color Safe, Straightener Safe

Felicia Michelle, New York Hairstylist

Felicia Michelle, New York Hairstylist Reveals How to Stay Beautiful During Winter

Posted Posted in Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Fashion, Fashion Photography, Felicia Michelle Hair, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Review

Staying beautiful doesn’t have to be difficult, even during the winter season when the cold winds and snow can wreak havoc on your hair and skin. The only thing you need to ensure that you stay beautiful is help from an expert like Felicia Michelle, New York Hairstylist. Learn how to stay beautiful during winter by following these tips and insights that are sure to help you get through this cold season looking good! Long Hair Felicia Michelle shares her secrets for staying beautiful during winter with long hair. She recommends washing it less frequently and using a quality conditioner. […]

The Fine Art of Homoeroticism – NFT Art by Maxwell Alexander – NFT Artist – Maxwell Alexander Gay Art – Gay Artist – LGBTQ Artist

The Fine Art of Homoeroticism – NFT Art by Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in 2022 Trend, AI, Art, Artificial Intelligence, Beauty, Crypto Art, Fine Art, Homoeroticism, LGBTQ, LGBTQ+, LGBTQI+, Maxwell Alexander, New York, Technology

The success of the LGBTQ movement in the last several decades has brought about a lot of changes, especially to the arts. Many artists are now feeling freer than ever to showcase their work and explore their sexual orientation and gender identity without being afraid of being prosecuted, or even killed like they might have been in the past or still possible in many countries around the World. In this article, we will take a look at some fine examples of homoerotic artwork from the Photographer and NFT Artist Maxwell L. Alexander. Who is Maxwell Alexander? Maxwell Alexander is a […]

Top 10 Wellness Tips for Healthy Holidays – Presented by Kristin Misik Acupuncture – New Paltz, NY

Top 10 Wellness Tips for Healthy Holidays

Posted Posted in Acupuncture, Beauty, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Gift Guide, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Happy Holidays, Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Season, Holidays, Style, Wellness

The holidays are here, which means that you’ll have to find time to celebrate with friends and family while also preparing delicious food and decorating your home. It’s no surprise that this time of year can be exhausting, especially if you have young children or work long hours every day. But don’t panic! Here are some easy tips that will keep you healthy and happy during the holiday season so you can truly enjoy it to the fullest. Top 10 Wellness Tips for Healthy Holidays – Presented by Kristin Misik Acupuncture – New Paltz, NY 1) Hydrate Staying hydrated is […]

The best natural skincare products designed and crafted by Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli right here in the Hudson Valley, New York – Interview by Dino Alexander – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios

NessFeli – The Best Natural Skincare Line created in the Hudson Valley, NY

Posted Posted in Beauty, Beauty Products, Dino Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, Health, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Review, Interview, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Today my excitement is on the next level because I get to chat with the beautiful Vanessa Grissom and Felicia Strong from NessFeli Natural Skincare, based right here in the Hudson Valley. I am this excited because skincare is such an obsession of mine. Spending money on products does not always guarantee quality so the search for good products has been a lifelong journey for me, and probably for you too. And when you find that amazing moisturizer or a serum, your heart will melt with joy and that smile on your face will jump out in an instant. The […]

Daily Visual Meditation Experience with Maxwell Alexander

Daily Visual Meditation Experience by Maxwell Alexander – Art Therapy and Wellness

Posted Posted in Art Therapy, Beauty, Fine Art, Health, Health & Wellness, Maxwell Alexander, Meditation, Wellness

5 Benefits of Visual Meditation – Daily Visual Meditation Experience by Photographer + Wellness Coach Maxwell Alexander – The Power of Art Therapy A lot of people think that meditation means sitting still and not thinking about anything, but this isn’t true at all. Meditation can be practiced in many different ways, and one of the most fun and rewarding ways to practice it is with photography! In fact, with the right visual meditation techniques, you can practice mindfulness and get rid of stress at the same time that you spend time appreciating your favorite subjects! Nature’s Beauty Images can […]

Clarifying Balancing Gel by NessFeli Natural Skincare – Holiday Gift Guide

Clarifying Balancing Gel by NessFeli Natural Skincare – Holiday Gift Guide

Posted Posted in Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Season, Holidays, Sponsored Content

Clarifying Balancing Gel by NessFeli Natural Skincare – Holiday Gift Guide If you constantly struggle with oily skin, problematic skin, or acne-prone skin, then our clarifying balance gel is the right product for you. This specially designed formula delivers in more ways than one. For the first time, you can hydrate your skin without worrying about excess oil. Featuring water-based nutrients that pamper your skin, our Clarifying Balance Gel is lightweight, which means that it penetrates your pores quickly and leaves your skin clean and shine-free. Not to mention, you can reap the benefits from a variety of critical nutrients […]

Give the gift of healing this Holiday Season from the best acupuncture practice in the Hudson Valley – Presented by Kristin Misik Acupuncture, New Paltz, NY

Give the gift of healing this Holiday Season from the best acupuncture practice in the Hudson Valley

Posted Posted in Acupuncture, Beauty, Beauty Treatment, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Health, Health & Wellness, Holiday Gift Guide, Hudson Valley Living, Organic Living, Skincare, Sponsored Content, Wellness

It’s that time of year when finding the right gift, that thoughtful something that shows you really care, can feel like a lost cause. Before you settle on just anything, consider going for a gift your loved one will truly cherish. Give the gift of healing this Holiday Season from the best acupuncture practice in the Hudson Valley – Presented by Kristin Misik Acupuncture, New Paltz, NY Give the gift of health and healing; nearly everyone on your list needs it, but most people don’t think to ask for it.  Instead of buying “things”, consider how much more personalized a […]