And as for how to go about keeping it all in tip-top shape south of the border? But you can do a landing strip, stars, pentagrams — I don’t give a shit." 2. Spontaneous summer trips are what summer memories are made of, so Stanger recommends being prepared for anything.
The love guru recommends getting artistic: “It’s stencil city,” she says of how best to use bikini wax strips (). “I like to have an ‘I woke up this way bag.’ So if I stay overnight, it’s like the perfect kit.
I’m a big fan of Hourglass eyeliners and I have basic lip gloss — I’ve been a Bobbi Brown gold girl since day one — and I have my wet brushes.
And then I have this basic wax kit.” Because the strips don’t require heat, Stanger says they’re not only perfect for last minute emergencies, but relatively pain-free.
She was recently made the dating editor at Balance magazine and is writing about the NYC dating scene for Elle Magazine UK.
We had the chance to catch up with Nana over drinks at House of St Barnabas in Soho Tell us a bit about Social Concierge?
My angle of teaching is to break all comfort zones, sticking points and to witness self realisation within your time spent with me.
In the two years since my last relationship, I’ve developed the habit of performing my dating life as a one-woman show.
I seek out the wrong, the weird, and the unholy for the sake of keeping things interesting, and then I take all those crummy experiences and use them to play up this hot-mess persona.
It gets me laughs, chuckles of pity, the occasional setup with someone’s “nice friend,” and a love life that looks something like this: a polyamorous juggalo; an anarchist bike messenger who admitted that he might have killed a guy; a So Cal record producer who loved the affirmation “That’s sick!
” so much that he was prone to exclaim it mid-coitus. Recently, however, as I’ve been considering pursuing actual relationships, I find that the more I treat my love life like a punch line, the more the line between “happy single Allison” and “hot mess Allison” blurs, and the more I chip away at my actual self-confidence and well-being.