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 […]

Spring Skincare Tips for Beautiful Healthy Glowing Skin – Presented by Nessfeli Natural Skincare – Product Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios

Spring Skincare Tips for Beautiful, Healthy, and Glowing Skin

Posted Posted in Beacon, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Skincare, Hudson Valley Spa, Natural Beauty, Skincare, Sponsored Content, Wellness

You’ve tried every anti-aging product out there, but why are you still looking tired and aging? It’s time to rethink your skincare routine. With these six spring skincare tips from Nessfeli Natural Skincare, you’ll see clearer, brighter skin in just 3 weeks! Spring Skincare Tips for Beautiful Healthy Glowing Skin – Presented by Nessfeli Natural Skincare Try a new cleanser If you’re looking to mix up your routine, consider incorporating a cleansing oil into your morning or evening routine. Deep Cleansing Oil with Jojoba and Almond Oil works in tandem with Mango Butter Hydration Mask—which also contains Jojoba and Almond […]

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Natural Tick and Mosquito Repellents

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Natural Tick and Mosquito Repellents

Posted Posted in Environment, Environmental Justice, Essentials, Fitness, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Health, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Living, MIllennials, Natural Beauty, Natural Bug Repellents, Natural Pet Care, Natural Skincare, Natural Tick Repellent, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Natural tick and mosquito repellents can be just as effective as chemical-based products, but they have numerous benefits that the latter do not. Here are 10 reasons why you should use natural tick and mosquito repellents over the chemical options available today. 10 Reasons Why You Should Use Natural Tick and Mosquito Repellents – Presented by DA Aromatherapy Natural Bug Repellents 1) They are effective Organic essential oils are renowned for their insect-repelling properties, while DA Aromatherapy Natural Bug Repellents are also designed to smell amazing and give you an aromatherapy boost for your hiking adventures. In fact, several studies […]

Three Lakes Trail, Fahnestock State Park – Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

Three Lakes Trail, Fahnestock State Park – Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander

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One of the more popular hikes in Hudson Valley, NY is the Three Lakes Trail at Fahnestock State Park. Touted as one of the most scenic trails around, it’s one of the best ways to spend a weekend warrior trip. Before you go through, there are some things you need to know about hiking in the Hudson Valley, so read on to get yourself prepared. Why do it? For your spring NYC escape and the first hike of 2022? Maybe a weekend warrior looking for inspiration to explore new trails in New York State? If you’re interested in hiking in […]

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art – Hudson Valley Nature Photography by Maxwell Alexander

How to Improve Your Airbnb Listing with Seasonal Nature Wall Art

Posted Posted in Art, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Home Decorating, Home Decorating Ideas, Hudson Valley Airbnb, Hudson Valley Art, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Photographer, Hudson Valley Photography, Hudson Valley Style, Interior Design, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Photo Gallery, Photography, Spring

The Hudson Valley region of New York provides the perfect backdrop for all kinds of photography, from landscapes to portraits and more, and local photographer Maxwell Alexander of the Duncan Avenue Studios has made it his mission to showcase the best of this beautiful area in his fine art nature photography print collection. If you’re looking to improve your Airbnb listing and give your space that extra spark, these nature wall art prints might be just what you need! Check out some of the photos below to see how your space can benefit from these stunning photographs and prints that […]

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Spring is here! Hiking Adventures Await! Hiking tips and more…

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Strap on your boots and hit the trails Before you head out on your next big hike, be sure to check out these Hudson Valley hiking tips. We’ve got everything from expert advice to personal stories of local trails, so you’ll be prepared with the knowledge you need to have an amazing time on your hike! If you’re ready to start planning your Hudson Valley hiking adventure, read on! How to prepare your body It might sound cliché, but you have to make sure you’re mentally ready for a hike. The most important thing to remember is that hiking is […]

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Hudson Valley Hiking Adventures with Maxwell Alexander: Why You Should Hike for Health

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding, Catskills, Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Hiking Adventures, Hiking Trails, Hudson Valley Fitness, Hudson Valley Fitness Coach, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Life Coaching, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Nature Photography, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Hiking can be extremely beneficial to your health in many ways, from reducing your stress levels to improving your cardiovascular health to helping you manage your weight by burning off extra calories. As an avid hiker, explorer, and certified elite fitness trainer and bodybuilding coach, I’ve personally experienced how hiking can change your life, so I’m excited to tell you all about my favorite pastime and some of the great things it can do for you! And if you are looking to get peace of mind and a piece of my hiking adventures, check out the Hudson Valley Style Shop […]

The real Dangers of Picaridin - Fire Salamander

The Real Dangers of Picaridin – Yet again, Big Pharma Tricks Consumers into Destroying Ecosystems

Posted Posted in Environment, Exploring Hudson Valley, Health & Wellness, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Modern Rustic, Natural Beauty, Organic Living, Outdoor Living, Sponsored Content, Wellness

We’ve been there before: tobacco, lead, DEET, and now Picaridin! Big Box stores along with Big Pharma are selling lethal poison to consumers wrapped in sweet and shiny marketing. In recent years awareness of the health and environmental dangers caused by the chemical pesticide DEET has increased dramatically and it has led to a dramatic decline in sales of insect repellents containing the poisonous pollutant. The chemical industry had to synthesize something fresh, new, and cheap, so they did: marketed as a “safer alternative to DEET” pesticide Picaridin has become a staple in chemical insect repellents. Turned out, Picaridin not […]

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Hudson Valley Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Practical Tips for Choosing Artwork for Your Office by Designer Maxwell Alexander

Posted Posted in Fine Art, Home Decor, Home Decor Ideas, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, luxury, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Photography, Sponsored Content, Wall Art, Wall Art Ideas

Whether your business is a medical office, an engineering firm, or a high-tech organization, the right artwork can make the space look great. But great art does far more than just perk up your walls and cover up the empty space. Art has the power to motivate, to enlighten, and to transport – that is what makes it so wonderful. You may not have the money, or even the desire, to set up a museum in your waiting room or office, but you can still use the power of artwork to motivate your employees, soothe your patients and showcase your […]

The Ugly Truth about Snake River Dam

The Ugly Truth about Snake River Dam

Posted Posted in Environment, Environmental Justice, Natural Beauty, Social Responsibility

Though many people think of the Snake River Dam as the lifeblood of America’s burgeoning agricultural industry, it’s actually one of the most dangerous and corrupt government projects in recent memory. The true story of this dam helps shed light on why it should be immediately removed from operation and scrapped altogether. Here are some ugly truths about the Snake River Dam that will show you why its time has come. The Ugly Truth about Snake River Dam – by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine What is the Snake River dam movement? The Snake River dam removal movement […]

Support Eye Health with Lutein and Zeaxanthin – Wellness Tips Presented by GREEN5 Supplements

Support Eye Health with Lutein and Zeaxanthin – Wellness Tips Presented by GREEN5 Supplements

Posted Posted in 2021 Trend, Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Health, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Season, Holidays, Natural Beauty, Sponsored Content, Wellness

As we spend more time indoors and around an abundance of blue light-emitting screens including phones, TVs, and even smart refrigerator displays, we need to take special care of our eye health. Overall health and the immune system can be strengthened by exercising, meditating, and eating a healthy diet, however, it’s not easy to get an adequate amount of all the nutrients with our busy lives. Support Eye Health with Lutein and Zeaxanthin– Wellness Tips Presented by GREEN5 Supplements Vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables are necessary for maintaining a healthy body. Aside from that, dark leafy […]

Easy Natural Detox Tips Presented by Beetroot + CoQ10 from GREEN5 Supplements – Holiday Gift Guide

Easy Natural Detox Tips Presented by Beetroot + CoQ10 from GREEN5 Supplements – Holiday Gift Guide

Posted Posted in Gift Guide, Gift Ideas, Gifts for Her, Gifts for Him, Happy Holidays, Health, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Holiday Gift Guide, Holiday Season, Holidays, Natural Beauty, Sponsored Content, Wellness

Detoxification. We hear this word a lot today. Detox is usually associated with cleansing, like drinking fruit and vegetable juices. The following principles can help you maintain your body’s cleanliness and assume that you keep it clean constantly. Gradually introduce new healthy habits into your life and cleanse your body gently. Let’s have a closer look. Easy Natural Detox Tips Presented by Beetroot + CoQ10 by GREEN5 Supplements – Holiday Gift Guide Adopt healthy habits instead of bad ones. Are you starting your day with a morning coffee? Replace your coffee with a freshly squeezed green juice or smoothies – […]

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Perfumes for Men: Know Your Own Scent

Posted Posted in Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Fitness Trainer, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Fitness Coach, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Natural Beauty, Natural Bodybuilding, Natural Skincare, New York City, Perfume for Men, product Photography, Product Review, Wellness

It may sound funny to you, but it is really essential to understand your own scent (or “smell”), it is really good to realize and recognize how your body smells as it will affect the type of perfume you choose and be prepared for ordering perfume samples online. Perfumes for Men: Know Your Own Scent – by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine The body and skin of each person has a peculiar smell – similar to a fingerprint, voice check or a model of your chromosome. It is scientifically proven that our doubts, hopes, requirements, our nutritional preferences, […]

Turn your basic backyard into an outdoor oasis - Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Turn Your Basic Backyard into an Outdoor Oasis

Posted Posted in Backyard Kitchen, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Landscaping, Natural Beauty, New York, Sponsored Content

(BPT) – Summer’s in full swing, but are you truly making the most of it? Creating a vibrant outdoor space can expand the living area of your home, while providing a unique venue for entertaining or relaxation, allowing you to enjoy every free moment to the fullest. From the ultimate sports bar to a zen paradise, the outdoor design possibilities are endless and can be customized to meet your priorities, be it entertaining friends and family or creating the perfect tranquil retreat. As a leader in home comfort for nearly 40 years, Napoleon has extensive expertise in designing products and […]

Skincare for Men Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin – Presented by HARD NEW YORK BRAND – Luxury Skincare for Men

Men’s Skincare Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin

Posted Posted in 2021, Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Health, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Maxwell Alexander, Men's Accessories, Mens Health, Natural Beauty, New York, New York City, Organic Living, Sponsored Content

Taking care of your skin is important at every stage of life, both to mitigate health risks like skin cancer and to look your best. Unfortunately, skincare ingredients can be confusing if you don’t know where to begin! This article presents what five functional ingredients actually do and how to use them effectively. Men’s Skincare Demystified: How Five Common Ingredients Help Your Skin – Presented by HARD NEW YORK BRAND – Luxury Skincare for Men Hyaluronic Acid Acid on your face might sound like a nightmare, but hyaluronic acid is actually proven to benefit even sensitive skin. Hyaluronic acid is […]

The Rising Popularity of Women's Bodybuilding – by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist – Bodybuilding and Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios / New York

The Rising Popularity of Women’s Bodybuilding

Posted Posted in Bodybuilding for Women, Female Bodybuilding, Fitness, Fitness Photographer New York, Fitness Photography, Fitness Trainer, Health, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Fitness, Hudson Valley Fitness Coach, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Photographer, Maxwell Alexander, Maxwell Alexander Fitness, Maxwell Alexander Photography, Natural Beauty, Natural Bodybuilding, New York, New York City, Photography, Sponsored Content, Women's Bodybuilding, Womens Bodybuilding

The images conjured up when you mention women’s bodybuilding are often flawed. When we speak of women’s bodybuilding, we’re not talking about beefed up women with huge muscles who resemble their male counterparts. No, women’s bodybuilding is much more than that. The Rising Popularity of Women’s Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutritionist Bodybuilding for women means working out for fitness sculpting a tight, toned body. It means losing body fat and weight by working out with weights and performing a well-balanced cardio workout as well. It means […]

From Moms to Daughters: Easy-Peasy Low-Tech Beauty Tips and Tricks – Presented by HEBE Medical Spa – Best Spa in Hudson Valley

From Moms to Daughters: Easy-Peasy Low-Tech Beauty Tips and Tricks

Posted Posted in 2021 Trend, Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Health & Wellness, Natural Beauty, New York, Organic Living, Sponsored Content, The Locals

The pandemic is almost over, places are opening up, and people are starting to venture out and socialize again! Well, now is a great time to get into beauty as well. You probably have a lot of questions on how to start and what to do, but never fear, this article can help you. Listed below are some tips that will help you get started with your beauty applications. From Moms to Daughters: Easy-Peasy Low-Tech Beauty Tips and Tricks – Presented by HEBE Medical Spa – Best Spa in Hudson Valley To make your lipstick stay on longer, you need […]

Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley

Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa

Posted Posted in 2021, 2021 Trend, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Review, Natural Beauty, Natural Skincare, Skincare, Sponsored Content

There are so many anti-aging creams, potions, and lotions that it can be difficult to figure out which claims are true. However, asking “do anti-aging products really work” is sort of like asking if babies cry: sometimes they do, and sometimes they don’t. Do Anti-Aging Products Really Work? – Beauty 101 Series Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Medical Spa in Hudson Valley Anti-aging products have been around for a long time, for as long as merchants understood that people wanted to look younger. The problem is that sometimes the profit motive encourages sellers to make wild claims that […]

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial - 2019 Kitchen Design Trends - Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends by Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Posted Posted in 2021, 2021 Trend, Color Trends, Design, DIY, Health & Wellness, High-End Design, Home, Homes and Gardens, Hudson Valley, Hudson Valley Design, Hudson Valley Designer, Hudson Valley Real Estate, Hudson Valley Style, Hudson Valley Style Decor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine, Interior Design, Interior Design Tips, Kitchen Design, Lighting Design, Maxwell Alexander, Natural Beauty, Organic Living, Reclaimed, Reclaimed Wood, Renovation, Sponsored Content, Sustainability, Sustainable Design, Wellness

How to design your kitchen like a Millennial – Kitchen Design Trends – Hudson Valley Style Magazine by Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor in Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Ah, Millennials, it warms my heart writing about Us – the most consciously awaken generation humans produced so far. We literally design the world around us in sync with Nature and the Universe. So what does it means to design a kitchen like a Millennial? Kitchen is the new Living Room As Millennials are awakening to the wisdom of the Cosmic Intelligence and taking into account the experience of the previous generations, we […]

Five Easy Tips on How to Avoid Thinning Hair – Presented by Hebe Medical Spa, Fishkill, NY

Five Easy Tips for Men and Women on How to Avoid Thinning Hair – Presented by Hebe Medical Spa, Fishkill, NY

Posted Posted in 2021 Trend, Beauty, Beauty Products, Beauty Tips, Beauty Treatment, Health, Health & Wellness, Hudson Valley Lifestyle, Hudson Valley Living, Natural Beauty, Skincare, Sponsored Content, Wellness

While many may have thought of hair loss as an exclusively a male problem, the truth is that hair loss can affect men, women and even children. There are many factors that can lead to hair loss, heredity may be one of them. There are also some things you can do to stop the process, you can learn how to avoid thinning of hair. Five Easy Tips for Men and Women on How to Avoid Thinning Hair – Presented by Hebe Medical Spa, Fishkill, NY Here are some easy things you can do starting right now that may prevent further […]

How to Create a Spa-like Experience at Home

How to Create a Spa-like Experience at Home

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(BPT) – During stressful times, there’s nothing better than a little soothing self-care at a spa. If you aren’t able to go out to get pampered the way you used to, however, you can give yourself some TLC right at home. To help you create your own personalized spa experience, Nikki Miller, global director of KOHLER Waters Spa, offers tips for home self-care based on the relaxing treatments offered in their locations including at The American Club in Kohler, Wisconsin; in Illinois — and even in Scotland. Her primary advice? “First, create a ritual that suits you, and that makes […]