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Bring Out the Natural Beauty in You

Are you a natural beauty? If not, become one starting now. Like many of my friends, I have made the personal choice to keep my hair natural.  Oddly enough, though, I don’t always follow the same rule of thumb when it comes to my skincare.  Why?  Until recently, I couldn’t find natural products that effectively addressing my…

Holiday Gift Guide for the Fashionista

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If you’re like me and still have some Christmas shopping left, here are a few gift ideas. DIXON COLOR-BLOCKED MOTO JACKET – $298  bcbg.com This color-blocked jacket is the perfect gift to add a little punch to anyone’s wardrobe. ANAHI PLEATED-LEATHER SKIRT – $148.80    bcbg.com A feminine pleated silhouette brings ladylike appeal to this otherwise…

Holiday Tipping: Tips and Taboos (Guest Post)

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The expected ritual of holiday tipping need not be awkward, uncertain, or stressful. Because many service people with whom we deal on a regular basis throughout the year expect to be recognized with cash, determining the correct amount can be tricky. Each season brings a plethora of general guides for allocating your tip money; however,…

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Beauty Lover (Plus Giveaway)

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***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO WINNER, BRANDY B.!***   Hi Beauty Mavens, I’ve reviewed some pretty awesome products this year. I’m super excited to recommend gift suggestions for you or your loved ones. So, without further ado, here’s what I’m eyeing this holiday season — PLUS, YOU GET A CHANCE TO WIN EVERY…

Chameleon Lipstick by Lisa Wu & Lip Addyct

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When Lisa Wu first applied Lip Addyct’s much-loved Luxury Gloss to her lips, the creamy, rich color flowed on smoothly – keeping her lips moisturized throughout the day. After discovering her love for the product line, Lip Addyct approached Lisa about becoming the face of the brand, as founder Adrienne Owens has been a fan of the actress since…

Fragrance Friday: Closer by Halle Berry

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The Scent of a Woman A shared connection. A harmony of desire. Introducing Closer by Halle Berry, the new scent of attraction for her. “I wanted to create a unique fragrance for women that would also appeal to men,” says Halle Berry. “Scent is very closely linked with desire and attraction and I love the idea that…

Beauty Products Worth The Splurge (Via Allure.com)

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Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Mascara, $30. Asymmetrical bristles and a volumizing formula inflate every lash. WHAT IT IS: A mascara that separates, lengthens, and volumizes HOW IT LOOKS/FEELS: The formula is remarkably non-gloppy; the dense brush has nylon bristles. WHY WE LIKE IT: This Best of Beauty winner doesn’t clump or flake (no lash comb necessary!) and…

Instead of Drinking Your Water, Eat it.

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We’ve all heard a hundred times that we should drink eight, 8 oz. glasses of water per day to maintain an optimal level of hydration. Yet there is little scientific evidence for this advice and that for most people, more water just means more trips to the bathroom! Not only is this a waste of…