Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: 25 Books That Changed My Life

Nicki's Personal Updates, Personal

A room without books is like a body without a soul. ― Marcus Tullius Cicero I love books more than anyone I know. I spend a significant portion of my time and money on books, and I collect them with the avidity others might have for Chanel handbags or rare coins. Like any good collector, Read more »

Olivella Moisturizer Oil Review

Skin Care
Olivella Moisturizer

Olivella Moisturizer Oil ($21.95, is an exceptional moisturizer with 100% virgin olive oil, vitamin E, and squalene. A natural beauty product, Olivella Moisturizer Oil contains floral scents from lavender extract and ylang ylang that make this a perfect nighttime moisturizing oil. For more, read on… Extra Virgin Olive Oil Extra virgin olive oil is special. Extra virgin olive Read more »

Imagine other drivers are babies or 100 years old.

Nicki's Personal Updates, Personal

In my quest to become a kinder, gentler person, I’ve often noticed that I’m still annoyed most of the time on the road. This is especially prevalent because I tend to have driving habits that make me fit right in (literally and figuratively) in New York City. I drive how I want to live: Fast, aggressive, often down Read more »

Sparkle Collagen Peptide Supplement Review

Sparkle Collagen Peptide Supplement

Sparkle Collagen Peptide Supplement ($38.50, is an oral skin care supplement. Each scoop of orange-flavored powder delivers 5000 mg of VERISOL® collagen peptides, 100 mg of vitamin C, and 1 mg of hyaluronic acid. The company claims that the supplement should deliver reduced fine lines and wrinkles and increased elasticity to the skin. When a PR agency sent Read more »

How to Be a Boss


I’ve been through a lot of phases here at FutureDerm. We started as a beauty blog in 2007. Then, after winning a business competition in 2012, I started producing our own line of products and raised investment capital in 2013. Though it felt like a dream come true, after funneling the products through the site Read more »