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

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 […]

8 Tips for Decorating Your NYC Apartment, or Hudson Valley Home – By Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

8 Tips for Decorating Your New York City Apartment, or the New Second Home in Hudson Valley

Here are some easy tips to decorate your NYC rental apartment or your new home in the Hudson Valley. After answering these questions for yourself, you might also see the benefits of the spacious Hudson Valley living and the highly dynamic, but sometimes spatially confined New York City lifestyle. Taking a few moments to think about your home will help you fully enjoy it. 8 Tips for Decorating Your NYC Apartment, or Hudson Valley Home – By Designer Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-Chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Think about your home, and answer these questions: 1. What do you want it to […]

Body, Mind & Spirit, with Health & Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine

Interview on Body, Mind and Spirit, with Health and Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy, now in his 60s, is a health and fitness coach from Rhinebeck, NY. He is currently teaching a weekend class at the Mirbeau Hotel and Spa in Rhinebeck, where he guides his students in a class with Yoga, breath work, and meditation. In addition, he also has a busy corporate career in Analytics and loves combining his “avocation” of Health and Fitness coaching with his business career. Body, Mind & Spirit, with Health & Wellness Coach, Michael Murphy – Interview and Photography by Maxwell Alexander, EIC, Hudson Valley Style Magazine We sat down with him to learn more […]

Get Ready To Hit The Town With This Beauty Advice – Presented by Hebe Med Spa – The Best Spa in the Hudson Valley, NY – Photography by Maxwell Alexander, Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Get Ready To Hit The Town With These Beauty Tips from Hebe Med Spa

Almost every woman – and more than one man – has a well-established personal beauty regimen. There is so much helpful advice available in the field that the odds are excellent that a few quick tips can significantly improve the effectiveness of a beauty routine. Get Ready To Hit The Town With This Beauty Advice – Presented by Hebe Med Spa – The Best Spa in the Hudson Valley, NY Here are some tips: Use coffee ground to smooth your hands. Don’t throw out old coffee grounds. Save them in a bag in your fridge. Twice a week, before moisturizing […]

Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander

Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander

If you go out to a restaurant to eat, you probably watch your calories very closely. To assist you with your calorie watching when dining out, these tips will help you make the most of it. Eating Healthy When Eating Out – Practical Advice by Coach Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Coach – Always order salad dressings or sauces on the side, as this way you have control over how much you add to your meal. – When you order grilled fish or vegetables, you should ask that the food be grilled […]

Bodybuilding National Championships – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

Bodybuilding National Championships – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander

When you start competing in bodybuildings contests, you have many, many choices. Mention a national bodybuilding national championship, and the choices are just as diverse. There really is no one national championship for bodybuilding, there are many. But some are considered more important than others and carry more weight. Bodybuilding National Championships – Bodybuilding 101 with Coach Maxwell Alexander National bodybuilding championships are sponsored by various organizations. For example, the NPC National Bodybuilding championship contest is thought to be one of premier contests among serious body builders. NPC (National Physique Committee) is a very well-respected organization and their national championship […]

The Best Summer Perfume Your Money Can Buy – Hudson Valley Style with Maxwell Alexander

Mezcal Verde by Kelly and Jones – The Best Summer Perfume Money Can Buy

As everyone is bouncing back to normal, it’s even more thrilling to see examples of amazing creativity and entrepreneurship rising up from ashes of the pandemic. New York City and the State have been hit the hardest and the exhaustion shows on faces of many when they are pulling their masks off. But yeah, it’s a great day if you get to witness the other side of the pandemic and everything that comes next will be amazing! Mezcal Verde by Kelly and Jones – The Best Summer 2021 Perfume Money Can Buy – Hudson Valley Style with Maxwell Alexander I was […]

Follow These Beauty Tips For a Wonderful New Look

Hair and Nail Vitamins – Beauty Starts Within! – Presented by Hebe Med Spa

Hair and nails are very good indicators of the general health condition of the body. Any kind of illness or stress is reflected through the skin, hair and fingernails. Hair and nails show symptoms such as brittleness, thinning, breaking, and splitting when neglected or when the body goes through extreme pressure conditions. Even when the body is deficient in essential nutrients, the hair and fingernails shows the signs. Hair and Nail Vitamins – Beauty Starts Within! – Presented by Hebe Med Spa – Best Spa in Hudson Valley Nutrition is very important for the body. Even though hair and fingernails […]

Beautiful Country Home for Sale in Beacon, NY – Alexander Maxwell Realty – The Best Real Estate Firm in Hudson Valley, New York

Hudson Valley Home for Sale in Beacon, NY

Welcome to a beautiful property in the Town of Beacon, NY where you will find designer finishes, vaulted ceilings, and functional updates. The back yard offers incredible landscape opportunities and unique rock features. You can enjoy unforgettable moments on the deck and entertain family and friends in privacy and comfort. The finished lower level is ideal for hosting weekend visitors or remote-working, quiet office setup. This location is ideal for evening walks around the peaceful neighborhood streets or a quick ride to the MetroNorth Train station. Home for Sale: 114 South Ave, Beacon, NY 12508 – Alexander Maxwell Realty – […]

Hudson Valley Homes for Sale - Almax Realty - Best Hudson Valley Realtors

Hudson Valley Homes for Sale, Under 100K

Looking to buy, flip and Airbnb that picturesque fixer-upper in the beautiful Hudson Valley? We’ve got you covered! Here are the newest and freshest Hudson Valley Homes for Sale, under $100,000. Though be aware that most likely these homes are not in a livable condition and you’d have to buy them either cash or with a rehab loan. If you are still not sure what all of that means, call Alexander Maxwell Realty at 845-518-2750 or reach out to one of their best real estate agents who can get you up to speed with the terms. As always, shop Hudson […]

Why 2021 is a Great Year to Start Your Career in Real Estate with Almax Realty by Maxwell Alexander, Co-Founder & CMO, Almax Realty

Start Your Career in Real Estate with the Best Brokerage in Hudson Valley

The way people buy and sell things has inherently changed in the last decade. Why should real estate be any different? The industry as you know it is lagging dreadfully behind, but Almax Realty is disrupting the system with a bold, new outlook on what is necessary to become a successful real estate agent. Why 2021 is a Great Year to Start Your Career in Real Estate with Alexander Maxwell Realty by Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Co-Founder & CMO, Alexander Maxwell Realty Cutting-edge environment Contrary to the notion that we’re all lazy and entitled, Millennials are overtaking the workforce and the […]

Top 10 Effective Bodybuilding Supplements – Bodybuilding Nutrition with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Coach, Fitness and Bodybuilding Photographer

Top 10 Effective Bodybuilding Supplements – Bodybuilding Nutrition with Maxwell Alexander

Thousands of body building supplements have been introduced and tested. Some are proven to work while some are just waste of precious money. Top 10 Effective Bodybuilding Supplements – Bodybuilding Nutrition with Maxwell Alexander, MA, BFA, Certified Elite Fitness Trainer, Certified Bodybuilding Coach, Certified Sports Nutrition Coach, Fitness and Bodybuilding Photographer Experienced body builders and athletes have listed the top 10 effective bodybuilding supplements and these are the following: 1. Probiotics. Probiotics are made from good bacteria like acidopilus and bifidus. They help the digestive system to work properly. Manufactured products containing probiotics includes special powder, yogurts, probiotic drinks, and […]

Top Five Benefits of Decluttering Your Home

Top Five Benefits of Decluttering Your Home

Decluttering your home can seem daunting, but it’s actually a lot like exercise. Once you start, you feel better, and you want to keep going. Getting your home decluttered means that everything you have in your space is something you find valuable, and this is good for your spirit and your mind. The Early Steps: Make One Decision The first step in decluttering your home is to start with a focus in just one room. Take multiple containers with you into just one room. You will need  a bag for trash a box for things you want to donate a […]

Celebrating National Nurses Day – Interview with Anthony Harris – Interview and Photos by Naomi Harris

Celebrating National Nurses Month – Interview with Anthony Harris

Celebrating National Nurses Month – Interview with Anthony Harris – Interview and Photos by Naomi Harris May is National Nurses Month, and in recognition of these amazing caregivers still battling the frontlines during a global pandemic, we are proud to highlight a local nurse in celebration and appreciation for all they do to go above & beyond for us. Anthony Harris is an Emergency Room nurse at Northern Dutchess Hospital in beautiful Rhinebeck, New York. Naomi: Tell us about your nursing career journey – where did you go to college? How long have you been a nurse? Anthony: I was […]

Top 5 Men's Fashion Accessories this Spring – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

Top 5 Men’s Fashion Accessories Spring 2021 – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK

Are men fashionable? This is not a question any longer! – Top 5 Men’s Fashion Accessories this Spring – Accessories for Men – Presented by HARD NEW YORK A few decades ago if you would have asked this question, the term fashionable more or less was associated to women. However with growing times the word fashionable can now be heard in men’s vocabulary too. If you have a look at the Men’s fashion trends you will notice that it is very large and encompasses innumerable items ranging from designer watches and leather wallets to sleek eyewear, trendy belts, comfortable socks, […]

Top 5 Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Bruce Geiser, Realtor, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley, NY

Top 5 Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Bruce Geiser

When you put your house on the market, it can be difficult to tell how long it will be on there before it is sold. This makes planning for other things, such as moving out and buying a new place, harder to do. Here are five factors that can impact how quickly your home will sell. Top 5 Factors That Impact How Quickly Your Home Will Sell – Hudson Valley Real Estate with Bruce Geiser, Realtor, Alexander Maxwell Realty – Best Real Estate Team in Hudson Valley, NY Neighborhood Appeal Consider your surrounding neighborhood. Is it close to restaurants or […]

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? A Checklist for Your New Minimalist Lifestyle

Do You Have Too Much Stuff? A Checklist for Your New Minimalist Lifestyle

Having too much stuff might sound like an oxymoron to some people but the reality is that too much of anything can be a bad thing. In fact, this is pretty much the central maxim of minimalism! What you learn as a minimalist, is that the more you cut back on unnecessary ‘stuff’ and clutter, the less stress you have, the more free you become and the more you can appreciate the few items that really matter to you. But what is ‘too much’? Take a look at this checklist and let’s find out together if you fall into this […]

Health and Beauty – Celebrities and Perfumes

Health and Beauty – Celebrities and Perfumes

Perfumes are one commodity that most people cannot leave home without. Perfumes make people smell nicer and refreshed. If you smell nice, you are automatically considered hygienically clean and attractive. If you’ve noticed, most people have a different type of scent and have a preference for the type of perfume they buy. Health and Beauty – Celebrities and Perfumes – by Naomi Harris, Contributing Editor, Hudson Valley Style Magazine Health and Beauty – Celebrities and Perfumes – Kelly and Jones Perfumes – Brand and Product Photography by Maxwell Alexander / Duncan Avenue Studios Celebrities have a preference for the type […]

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

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 […]

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Skin Aging – Are You Speeding Up The Process?

It’s no secret that our society is obsessed with looking young. As baby boomers are aging, statistics show the U.S. market for anti-aging products and services is growing by the day. While science has made advancements in both topical and minimally invasive cosmetic procedures, certain lifestyle factors, such as smoking, sleep loss and sun exposure, can unknowingly sabotage your personal aesthetic goals. Although natural aging is a given, inherited by our genes – we do have control over extrinsic aging. Known as premature aging, it is caused by poor lifestyle habits that actually accelerate skin aging, including wrinkles, rough texture […]