Disrupting The Salon Industry One Blow Dry At A Time

Be Bar Blow Dry Bar, Salon, Dubai, Business, Entrepreneur, I'm Anna Roberts, Interview

Blow Dry Bars, like Be Bar in Dubai, are disrupting the traditional salon industry, offering women quick, affordable doses of fabulousness and me-time. With revenues in the millions of US dollars over seas, I sat down with Andrea Lindeyer the co founder of Be Bar Blow Dry Bar in Jumeirah to discuss the business of enhancing every woman’s beauty,

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Tomato And Burrata Salad

After this summer’s Italian road trip I am totally in love with Medditeranian flavours, and this tomato and burrito salad takes me right back to La Dolce Vita. Bursts of tangy tomato coated in creamy burrata and just the right amount of tartness from the olive oil and onions are perfect for a light summer salad at midday or entree to dinner.

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My 5 Favorite Ways To Stay Fit

Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor, registered dietitian, or fitness expert. The purpose of this post is to share my experiences with  fitness —not to dole out advice. When it comes to your health and fitness, do your research and consult a medical professional. 
Yay! We’ve made it to September. How long does it feel since all those ‘get your body bikini ready’

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Summer Lamb with Homemade Ice Tea

Summer temperatures have me in the mood for bright fruits, sticky glazes and satisfying meals, without the heaviness. Hapi bone broth is the secret ingredient in this dish; filled with nutrient rich vitamins and minerals and packed full of flavour that will have you, and you guests saying wow.
I’ve also got a bit of an affinity at the moment with ice tea,

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Why Stage Fright Is Your New Best Friend

Kate Spade, Stationary, Pencils, Desk, Inspiration

Public speaking gets a bad wrap. The first time you were probably invited to address an audience would have been in your early years in school at ‘show and tell’. You’re asked by the teacher to bring in something interesting to the class and tell them about it. Easy enough, right?

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Live an Elevated Life

Dana and Tanvi set out in 2016 to create a line of high quality activewear that supports women in the UAE on their fitness journeys and encourages them to live Elevaeted lives and they’ve done just that. With Elevaete‘s first capsule collection firmly under their belt as well as a few highly received limited edition pieces,

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The Skincare Product You Need To Start Using

A year ago, if you were to mention Dr. Levy’s name to me I would have no idea who or what you were talking about. Fast forward to today I’m a convert, with both the Stem Cell Booster Serum and 3 Deep Cleanser calling my vanity their permanent home. Why? Because in 29 years they are the only products that have not just treated my dry,

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The Only Place To Take Clients in D3

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I finally made it to D3!
Dubai’s newest concept store and restaurant, The Lighthouse opened in January so I went to check out the venue to see what it would be like for future client meetings and another option as a space to work from.

There’s a curated selection of design and food.

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Genius Tips On Climbing The Corporate Ladder

Emma Banks oversees dozens of properties as the General Manager of Jumeirah Restaurant Group. She’s honest, not afraid to get her hands dirty and gives credit where it’s due – to her team around her. So how did Emma succeed in an industry that’s traditionally been dominated by men? How did she develop her leadership style?

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