Category Archives: LIFE + STYLE

Meet Kemtai, The Fitness App That Corrects Your Form

October 1, 2021

After spending over a year avoiding crowds and likely also the workout studio and weight room, you might have already leapt at the recent opportunity to return to your gym. But also, maybe not? Working out from home really wasn’t so bad once we started to find our flow, and you don’t need us to tell you about the abundance of at-home workout products, apps, and service out there. (Instagram’s got that covered.) Also, reluctant as we are to say it, Covid isn’t over over yet.

That said, there is one thing that home workouts definitely lack: Feedback. Whether you typically work out with a trainer or even just a friend, it’s always nice to know there’s somebody there to (hopefully) call out your less-than-textbook form when you start slacking.

Well, it looks like there might be a way to finally get that experience from home, too—and it doesn’t require you to add yet another fitness app to your phone’s home screen, or heap any more bulky fitness equipment onto the unruly pile of miscellaneous workout gear in the corner of your living room.

Kemtai is a new web-based fitness platform that turns your laptop or desktop computer into an advanced, motion-tracking digital personal trainer, complete with real-time personalized feedback and guidance. 

Technically speaking, it leverages computer vision technology and artificial intelligence to analyze motion and provide real-time training feedback. Humanly speaking, it tells you when you’re dragging ass—or potentially setting yourself up for injury. 

Unlike, say, Tempo, which offers some motion tracking functionality but requires you to spend thousands of dollars on 100-plus pounds of bulky equipment, Kemtai provides you with personalized, real-time training feedback and guidance during workouts right from your web browser. And it works on virtually any computer with a camera.

Behind the lens, Kemtai captures and tracks 44 different data points on your body—more than any other motion-tracking fitness product available, apparently. In addition to real-time training feedback and guidance during workouts, one of the best perks is being able to see quantitative results from one workout to the next, and even from rep to rep.

The service costs $19 per month, which will give you access to diverse workouts and series from a range of different trainers and workout styles ranging from HIIT and strength training to yoga and Pilates, but you can actually access Kemtai’s coolest feature for free here. Kemtai Now is the platform’s AI-based custom workout builder, and it is definitely one of the quickest and simplest ways we’ve found to get a sweat on when there isn’t a ton of time and we don’t feel like searching around for the perfect workout. The feature is capable of assembling endless unique workout combinations based on your preferences,

CLR Candles: An LA Based Candle Company Made Up Entirely of Women, LGBTQIA+ People Or People Of CLR

CLR Los Angeles brings out the fun and luxury of color

Inspired by the endless glow of Los Angeles, CLR captures every hue, scent, and mesmerizing moment in each innovative candle of its collection. Founded by Taylor Davis in 2020, CLR offers a candle for every person, mood, and CLR. 

Illuminating designs

Each candle vessel is sleek, white matte on the outside with vibrant colors glazed on the inside that brightly shine through when the candle is lit.

This intentional design paired with fragrances that compliment a spectrum of moods, subtly remind us to let our colors shine through.

Sponsoring CLRful organizations

There’s a built-in donation with every candle sold to Black Women for Wellness. All funds support the organization’s Los Angeles community programming. As part of CLR’s commitment to embracing every person, mood and CLR, the brand will support similar LA-based organizations on a
rotating basis.

Learn more about Black Women for Wellness

Keeping it Clean and Green

CLR is committed to investing in sustainable processes, materials and programs. and seeks to explore several different ways to make sure we keep our planet CLRful. Stay tuned for exciting updates as we get up and running. 

VEGAN, CRUELTY-FREE, CLEAN SKINCARE, PACIFICA HITS THE ROAD AND LA, YOU’RE INVITED!

September 29, 2021

This looks so fun, we hope to see you there!

Pacifica Beauty’s –  the 100% cruelty-free and vegan brand –  Fluff It Up Truck hitting the streets of Los Angeles on Friday, October 1.

We would love to meet you there for this official debut of the adorably pink and fluffy mobile. Pacifica has partnered with Studs at its Melrose location, the cult-favorite piercing studio, where the mobile will be parked all day from 11 AM and 6 PM.

The day will be jam packed with sampling and gifts from Pacifica’s newest launches, cocktails from Cann, discounts for piercings and jewelry at Studs, cotton candy, and more. 

If we don’t see you on October 1, Pacifica’s Fluff It Up Mobile will be traveling through the streets of Los Angeles and can be found in front of Carrera Cafe on Melrose through October 3. How fun!!

YOUBE: Not Your Mama’s Co-Working Space

September 18, 2021

We’ve been navigating working from home for over a year now…Now the issue is, how do we maintain any semblance of work-life balance?

Your kitchen table might make a great standing desk, it’s probably not the most ergonomic or functional workspace. Luckily, there’s a new design-forward co-working space that just opened in the poppin’ West Adams neighborhood.  Meet YOUBE (pronounced ‘you-bee’).

The modern and comfortable office space features private meeting pods, POPPIN branded designer sit/stand desks, and focus chairs in a sleek new setting. YOUBE seamlessly blends their Scandinavian influences with a California-centric and breezy bohemian vibe.  With floor-to-ceiling windows, YOUBE offers a vibrant workspace including lush greenery, local art throughout the space, and an in-store shopping showroom. Centrally located on the hottest block in West Adams, when lunchtime comes around popular West Adams’ restaurants Mizlala and Alta are just a stone’s throw away.

YOUBE is setting itself apart from the average coworking space with its community involvement and local partnerships. By blending a modern co-working space with a designer showroom concept, local furniture designers, clothing brands, and artists have the opportunity to showcase their goods for YOUBE guests. As you walk through the space you’ll find designer brands integrated into the space like CANAVA and Nations of Nomads displaying their goods for purchase. Even the artwork that adorns the walls throughout is available for purchase and is all from local artists including works from Photographer James Acai, Artist Migella Accorsi, Jay Bell, and Fine Art Photographer Eugene Kim.

YOUBE offers a flexible and super accessible option for those looking for a comfortable and affordable office environment. YOUBE’s prices start at $6/hour for individual guests booking a sit/stand desk – with no membership required – and prices go down the more credits you buy.

YOUBE is also opening a Larchmont location which is slated to open this fall.

Mention code: YOUBEGROOMED and they’ll set you up with 8 free credits to use for 30 days.

YOUBE is located at 5335 West Adams Blvd., Los Angeles CA, 90016. You can follow them on Instagram @yoube.today for more news and updates.

Back To School Tech Stylin With Burga

September 13, 2021

You bet I pimped my cases with these goodies from Burga. I truly am obsessed with my Air Pod case and the terazzo prints. The only problem is deciding what to get. The prints are all amazing, the quality so far is great and everywhere I go, people flip out. A win, win. Fun, playful and my teen is also feeling very swag now that she is in-person learning at her new school. (And phones are allowed in class!)