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For many women, lipstick is a crucial part of their makeup routine.  A great way to wake up your face and bring focus to your lips, it’s a fantastic beauty tool, but have you ever wondered about its history?
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Posted: June 13, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
During the summer, you’re supposed to be able to have great times and relax, but if you’re constantly worrying about how your face, hair and makeup are holding up, that can be hard to do.
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Posted: June 06, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We all know that the right combination of skin care products can help fight signs of aging and keep your skin looking young and beautiful for years, but are there mistakes you could be making that are actually aging your skin?
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Posted: May 30, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Bathing suit shopping, especially for a bikini can be a stressful experience for most women, regardless of their size and shape, but we found some help from glamour.com to make it less stress and more success!
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Posted: May 13, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We know that your Mom is the best, but sometimes that can make it hard to shop for her.  There are so many things that don’t live up to how great your Mom is, and you might find yourself just days from Mother’s Day without a perfect gift... if that's the case, read on for some ideas to make Mother's Day just a little more special.
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Posted: May 09, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Have you tried them all and still can't find a mascara that delivers on everything you want from it?  Whether your issue is clumping, length, volume or something else, read on for some great suggestions from Marie Claire. Read more.
Posted: April 25, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
While your wedding day may not end up being perfect (let’s just face reality here) at least, with these tips from allure.com, your face can be perfect from the walk down the aisle to the sendoff, and of course in all of the pictures!
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Posted: April 04, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
You might be under the impression that the only way to get dramatic eyelashes is by piling on tons of black mascara, but thanks to glamour.com and Victoria’s Secret model Lindsay Ellingson, we have a new way to share with you.
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Posted: March 25, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Makeup is supposed to enhance your natural beauty, but if it’s the wrong formula for your skin, even if you’ve found your correct shade, you might not get the results you hoped for.
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Posted: March 18, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
With Wedding, Engagement Party, and general celebration season just around the corner, you might be getting a few invitations with dress codes- but what do all of those codes mean?  
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Posted: March 14, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
So- you have a skincare routine that’s been recommended by a skincare professional, or a close friend, or that you’ve seen some success with but you’re still breaking out?  We might have the answer why…
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Posted: March 11, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Now that it’s March, we are moving into Spring and (eventually) warmer temperatures.  This means shorter sleeves, skirts, dresses and even shorts!  
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Posted: March 07, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Of course, the Oscars are mostly about recognizing talent in the film industry, but let’s be honest, checking out everyone’s attire, hair and makeup are one of the most fun parts of the evening.
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Posted: March 04, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
In honor of the Academy Awards this Sunday, mediarundigital.co.uk has put together an infographic with all of the dresses worn by the winners of the Best Actress Award since 1929.
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Posted: February 28, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
If the runways at Milan Fashion Week and Glamour.com are any indication, it seems that bold lips won’t be so in this Fall/Winter.
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Posted: February 25, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
This time of year, most of us are itching for spring, and in some cases, literally itching from dry, rough skin.
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Posted: February 18, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Happy Valentine's Day!  Well, tonight is one of the most romantic nights of the year, and even if you don’t have a Valentine, at least it’s on a Friday so you can go out with all of your girlfriends and enjoy the beginning of the weekend!
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Posted: February 14, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
While there’s nothing wrong with a romantic dinner or a movie if that’s what you and your sweetie love, if you’re looking for a new idea, the Huffington Post has 10 ideas to get your creative juices flowing.
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Posted: February 11, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
You might have thought that Grey eyeshadow was only a great choice for something low key for the office, but this post from glamour.com, shows how 3 celebs rocked grey on the red carpet.
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Posted: February 07, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
With Valentine’s Day coming up (aka one of the biggest date nights of the year), you might already be thinking about what you’re going to wear and of course, how you’re going to style your hair.
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Posted: February 04, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Over the last few days, many of us have had to look to hats to keep our heads and ears warm, and then struggled to find a way to deal with terrible hat hair, but don’t worry ladies, Glamour.com is here with some tips to keep you warm and looking great.
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Posted: January 31, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
It’s time to discuss who looked Great at the Grammy’s.  As usual, there were some unanimous winners and some people whose looks were either loved or loathed.
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Posted: January 28, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We’ve all been there- we go into the salon, ready for change and to rock a short cut, come out with short hair and feeling of deep regret. Read more.
Posted: January 24, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Throughout the years, there have been some women who time and time again have inspired hairstyles for cool girls everywhere.  Let's take a look at Allure's list of the top 20. Read more.
Posted: January 22, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Awards Season 2014 has officially begun with Golden Globes last Sunday night, so of course we have to break down who had the best hair and makeup.
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Posted: January 20, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
The dry winter air combined with the warm air coming from our heaters can wreak havoc on our lips, leaving them dry, damaged, and even cracked and flaky.  You might find yourself applying lip balm dozens of time a day, just to keep them under control, but what if you could actually do something to prevent the chapping, flaking and more?

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Posted: January 10, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Every year, we all make a few resolutions, and most often, we don’t keep them.  But there is no time like the present to develop a beauty routine that not only makes you look better, but is actually better for your skin.

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Posted: January 03, 2014 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
If you’re crafty or looking at a small budget this Holiday season, DIY gifts can be a great option for many of your friends and family members, but what to make?

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Posted: December 17, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
This is the time of year when we get a chance to show the people in our lives how much we care about them, but sometimes, it’s hard to say so with a gift, especially if you’re on a budget.

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Posted: December 10, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
In our last post, we talked about essential holiday party dresses, and now we’re here to help you with your hair. 

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Posted: December 06, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Now that Thanksgiving is over, the season of holiday parties is about to begin, which of course brings the tough decisions of what to wear to each one.

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Posted: December 03, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Still haven’t decided what you’re going to wear on Turkey day?  Allow us to pass on a few suggestions from realsimple.com

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Posted: November 26, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
It’s a well-known fact that conditioning is a crucial part of your hair care, but how can you be sure you’re using the best product for YOUR hair?

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Posted: November 22, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
All of the stores this season are filled with fun metallics and glittery dresses, which can bring up some makeup questions.

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Posted: November 19, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We can all agree that Miranda Kerr has beautiful skin, but what are her beauty secrets?

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Posted: November 12, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Ladies, are your eyebrows thin, sparse, unruly or troubling you in any way?  Then read on for fixes for every common problem.

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Posted: November 08, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
A Headshot is a necessary element in today’s professional environment.  From company websites and business cards to resumes and online profiles on sites like LinkedIn, there are plenty of places you should display your headshot, but if you’re doing so, it has to be a good one.

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Posted: November 05, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Sometimes it can be hard to pull the trigger and drastically change your hair.  If you think you might be ready, but are having some doubts, check out these leading ladies who took the leap, with beautiful results.

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Posted: November 01, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
There’s nothing worse than having a rough night with no sleep, except looking like it the whole next day...
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Posted: October 30, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
If you love wavy hair styles, but not putting in a ton of time with rollers, a curling iron, hair dryer and more, we’ve got 3 ways to get different ways to get waves while you sleep!

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Posted: October 22, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Are you a woman who loves a great red lipstick but not sure which shade to pick this Fall?

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Posted: October 18, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Are you looking for some new ways to style your hair for your 9-5?  Maybe you have a go-to style and are looking to switch it up, or are struggling to find solutions that are practical and appropriate for work?

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Posted: October 15, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
So many facial products are chosen by your skin type (dry, oily or combination), but how can you be sure which one you are?

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Posted: October 08, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Are you looking for a quick and easy update to your go-to brown shadow look?  While there’s nothing wrong with your basic brown, some days you might feel like you want to step it up a little, and here’s how!

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Posted: October 04, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We’ve all heard that first impressions matter and that’s why we try to look our best when we know we’ll be meeting someone potentially important for the first time.  You do your best to make sure that your outfit, makeup and accessories send the right message, whether it’s for an interview, first date, meeting a new friend or your in-laws, but did you know that you can learn a lot of about someone from their… eyebrows?


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Posted: October 01, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
When it comes to trends, sometimes it can be daunting to jump in with an expensive investment piece, so trying something (or a color) on your nails can be a great low-commitment toe dip for a new trend.

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Posted: September 27, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Obviously at the Emmys, the most important awards are for the performers, but we all know that the unofficial best hair and makeup best and worst lists are a lot of fun in the days after the event.

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Posted: September 24, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Now that Summer is fading, you can tackle those dark spots that mar your complexion.  Many products designed to fade dark marks shouldn’t be used in Summer because they can increase skin’s sensitivity to the sun.

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Posted: September 20, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Trying to save money by doing your manicure yourself, but frustrated by how quickly it starts chipping?

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Posted: September 17, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We all know that celebrities usually have a team of makeup artists on hand to make sure they look their best in the public eye, and frankly, most of us don’t, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t utilize a few of their tricks to look our best.

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Posted: September 13, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Are you looking for a way to dress up your basic braid that isn’t hard to do?  How about adding a tiny braid within a larger one?

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Posted: September 10, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Spring 2014 Fashion Week is coming up, and as with every other fashion show, this is where we get a good look at all of the colors that will be most popular next season.  So, are you ready for a sneak peek from Pantone to see what they’re going to be?

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Posted: September 06, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Now that Labor Day Weekend is over (and we hope yours was great, by the way!), there aren’t many more chances to soak up the Summer sun, so you might be looking to prolong the tan you’ve built up over the summer (while you were using sunscreen of course!).

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Posted: September 03, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Are you a little bit tired of your go-to bun or ponytail?  It’s so easy to just throw your hair up sometimes, but sometimes you might find yourself getting a little bit bored with your hair, so what’s a girl to do?

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Posted: August 29, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
With Labor Day weekend coming up, Summer is starting to wind down and it might be time to finally deal with all of the damage that the sun, chlorine, seawater and heat have done over the past few months.

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Posted: August 27, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Does it feel like you have to choose between a toned body and a clear face?  Obviously you sweat a lot at the gym, but is there another reason you always seem to break out when you work out?

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Posted: August 23, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Have you seen pictures all over Pinterest and other social media sites (or maybe even on your friends!) of the waterfall braid and wondered how to do one yourself?  Well, your wait is over!

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Posted: August 22, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Both BB and CC creams are great for younger women, but if aging is becoming a concern of yours and you still want an awesome product that does a little bit of everything, where do you turn?  To DD creams of course! 

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Posted: August 16, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
This time around, we’ll be discussing the merits and uses for CC creams.  The C’s stand for Color Control or Color Correcting, and are great choices for women who want all of the benefits of a BB cream along with more coverage.

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Posted: August 14, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
First there was makeup- foundation, powders, etc.  Then there were BB creams, CC Creams and now, even DD!  So what does all of it mean, and what products should you use?

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Posted: August 09, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
It’s never too early to be thinking ahead. As summer draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about this year’s fall fashion trends.  We’ve highlighted a few of the top trends from the New York Fashion Week Fall 2013:

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Posted: August 06, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We’ve all been there- at the drugstore, grocery store or beauty supply store looking at the million and one choices for shampoo and conditioner.  Maybe they don’t have what you usually use, or the product you’re using now isn’t really solving all of your hair issues, so what do you try next?

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Posted: August 02, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Are you lazy when it comes to your skin care routine?  Do you even have a skin care routine? 

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Posted: July 30, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
There’s a lot of talk out there about the importance of protecting your hair from the harsher elements of summer like wind, waves and sun, but not as much information about how to actually protect your hair.

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Posted: July 26, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
If you’re looking for a cute hairstyle to spike into your style routine, we’ve got something to share with you.

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Posted: July 24, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

The heat, humidity, and water that come with many summer experiences can leave your hair and makeup worse for wear, but we’re here with some tips from glamour.com to waterproof your hair, makeup and nails.

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Posted: July 19, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Do you currently use primer in your makeup routine?  If not, read on to discover how it can take your look to the next level, and if you already know the power of primer, stay tuned for a few tips from allure.com that you might not have heard before.

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Posted: July 16, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Open- toed shoes are a staple of summer, so you’ve gotta keep your Pedicure looking top notch!  With all the action your tootsies are getting during the summer, you might be looking for a great new shade of polish to try.

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Posted: July 12, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
For some reason, it seems like the season that can present the most beauty challenges is the same season that also gives us the most outdoor events… While we’re not pressing for more outdoor January weddings, attending outdoor events in the Summer can bring on a whole lot of challenges, especially frizzy hair.

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Posted: July 09, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Independence Day is great for spending time with friends, family, food and fireworks, but what do you wear to 4th of July festivities?

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Posted: July 02, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We all know that first impressions are critical, especially where your love life is concerned.  There’s so much to be nervous about on a first date, the last thing you want to do is make a poor fashion choice that leaves you feeling even more self-conscious and awkward.

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Posted: June 28, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
There have been plenty of stories told about the potentially harmful effects of some of the chemicals that can make it into our beauty routines, and as a result, many people are searching for natural products.

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Posted: June 21, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
During the Summer, some of us may find ourselves falling into a ponytail rut.  With the temperatures and humidity through the roof, keeping your hair off your neck essentially becomes a necessity, but this doesn’t have to put you in a style rut.

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Posted: June 18, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
In the blazing summer heat we all get to ~enjoy~ here in North Carolina, thick foundation can often turn into a cakey, runny mess that leaves you looking like you’re melting.

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Posted: June 14, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
The summer months are a time where most of us want to look effortlessly beautiful. Light, natural looks have great appeal and caking on layers of makeup is the last thing we want to do, especially as the thermometer continues to go up.  Here are some easy and fun ways to enhance your summer glow:

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Posted: June 11, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
With so many makeup products and techniques out there, it’s frustrating when you don’t achieve the flawless look you crave. 

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Posted: June 07, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Skincare can be one of the most frustrating minefields in a woman’s beauty routine.  There can be a lot of steps to remember and so many products to choose from, that sometimes it feels impossible to do everything right.

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Posted: June 04, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We all know that beaches have their own personalities.  A trip to Myrtle Beach isn’t quite the same as one to Miami, which is very different from Cape Cod, which is nothing like the west coast or foreign beaches.

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Posted: May 30, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
There are lots of different ways to celebrate the defenders of our freedom on Memorial Day.  From spending a day at the beach, to relaxing poolside, doing some deal day shopping, or going to a cook out, sometimes, it can be difficult to find just the right outfit.
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Posted: May 24, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Summer sun, sweat and humidity mean that hair styling can become a tricky task.  The last thing you want to do is spend hours on creating the perfect hairstyle, only to have it lose all of its shine and sleek and turn to frumpy frizz.

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Posted: May 14, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Mother’s Day is on Sunday!  If you’re anything like we are, you might be struggling to come up with a last minute gift worthy of your awesome Mom (or Grandma, Aunt, etc.)!

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Posted: May 10, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

This year, the Met Gala’s theme was inspired by one of its exhibits, “Punk: Chaos to Couture”.  The exhibit focuses on the beginning of the punk movement and how it has affected high fashion as well as everyday clothing.

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Posted: May 07, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
We all know how important sunscreen is.  Exposure to extreme sunlight can cause sunburn, an increased chance of skin cancer, and wrinkles, so protection is a good idea any day. 

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Posted: May 03, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

With just a few more weeks before we really get into swimsuit season, you might be looking for your perfect suit for this year.

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Posted: April 30, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Do you often want to straighten your hair, but struggle with your flatiron?  When used correctly, a flatiron is a great tool for making your hair straight and frizz free, but many people make these common mistakes, leaving their hair less than lustrous. 

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Posted: April 25, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
The thought of bangs might take you back to Kindergarten and bowl cuts, but nowadays, there are plenty of ways for women of all ages to rock them.

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Posted: April 23, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
So we all know that we are on the verge of wedding season.  While most of the attention is (rightly) placed on the bride, you don’t want to show up looking less than your best. 

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Posted: April 19, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Last week, we introduced you to some oils that can be very beneficial to your face, and now we’re back with more!

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Posted: April 16, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Some of you ladies, especially those of you who suffer from oily skin may have been very wary of trying face oils.  Many of their claims sound too good to be true, and you might be worried that they will make your oil prone skin break out.

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Posted: April 12, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Today is our 3rd and final installment of posts from Marie Claire, addressing your most common hair issues.  This time around, we’re assessing and advising solutions for damaged hair.
We all know that our daily beauty routines and salon treatments can leave our hair damaged, but how do you fix it?
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Posted: April 05, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

 In March, we discussed the problem of volume, today, we’re here to discuss Length- and the problems women face with growing out their hair.
 

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Posted: April 02, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Happy Good Friday! Are you ready for Easter?  For some of us, especially if you attend a more casual church, or don’t make it to church that often, it can be hard to find that perfect outfit for Easter Sunday.

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Posted: March 29, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

We all know that hairstyles come and go as you age.  Some changes happen because of trends, but your age can also play a big role in how you cut and style your hair.

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Posted: March 26, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Did you know that, according to a recent Unilever study, hair that is about shoulder length (around 9 inches long) has, after two years, gone through 411 washes, 6,171 brushes, and 10 bleaches, and had approximately 19,122 split ends and 36,206 breaks! Read more.
Posted: March 22, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

We all know to watch our faces for wrinkles and signs of aging, but what about your neck and chest?  The skin there is very thin so it can be one of the first places you see signs of aging.

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Posted: March 19, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

If you’re still going strong with your New Year’s Resolution to get in shape, congratulations!  You’ve probably noticed that your body is looking and feeling better, but you might have found one slight downside- your skin is breaking out more than usual.

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Posted: March 15, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

We’ve all been there- you’re out and about, in the middle of the workday, and suddenly something goes wrong.  Whether it’s runny makeup, a fallen hem, deodorant mark or any of these other mishaps, we’re here with some simple, quick, temporary fixes.

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Posted: March 12, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Have you been searching for a way to make your eyes look extra big and bright?  Try this old trick…

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Posted: March 08, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Every girl wants beautiful, natural looking volume- it makes our hair look fun, thick and healthy, but only some lucky women are blessed with it naturally.

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Posted: March 06, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
The Spring 2013 fashion shows, as usual, showed us what will be hot in the world of fashion come this Spring, but it also gives us hints about how to style our hair.  Read more.
Posted: February 28, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Last week, we talked about the brushes you must have in your makeup kit, and mentioned the importance of keeping all of those brushes clean.  But some of you may be wondering about the best way to keep your brushes clean…

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Posted: February 26, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

There are a lot of rules when it comes to perfecting your beauty routine.  Everything from your facewash and moisturizer to all of the elements of a flawless face like foundation, blush, bronzer, eye shadow, eye liner, mascara and more, there are plenty of places to make mistakes.

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Posted: February 22, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

There’s plenty of information out there explaining why you shouldn’t wash your hair every day, but what if you’re still going strong on your New Year’s resolution, or generally like to stay healthy by exercising? 

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Posted: February 19, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

You may have caught President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday. Along side Mr. President was Michelle Obama with her new bangs. They made their big appearance at President Obama’s Inauguration back on January 20, 2013.

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Posted: February 15, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Did you watch the Grammy’s on Sunday?  Despite the new dress “guidelines” there were still plenty of beautiful dresses, hairstyles, and make-up, and some that weren’t so beautiful….

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Posted: February 12, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

We all marvel at how beautiful  the screen stars of the past were and it’s especially stunning when we think about the fact that they didn’t have photoshop, botox, lasers or any of our other modern treatments.

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Posted: February 08, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Some of you may have seen the countless blog posts that are all over the internet about going “Poo Free”- basically not using traditional shampoo or conditioner.

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Posted: February 05, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Have you spent years struggling to your mascara to look just right?  Have you tried every brand on the market and still can’t get those long, full lashes they promise?  Then you may be guilty of committing 1 or more of these most common mistakes that jeopardize your luscious lashes.

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Posted: February 01, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

One new trend in eye makeup is Colored Mascara- you can now go beyond basic black and brown to bright colors like greens, blues, purples, even metallics like gold!  But do you want to?

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Posted: January 30, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Now that it’s really felt like winter 2 weekends in a row (ugh), we thought it might be time to share some winter hair care tips.

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Posted: January 25, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Are you looking for new ways to paint your nails in 2013?  Here are some predictions from Harper’s Bazaar and leading fashion designers for what will be the hottest nail trends in 2013.  The best part is that there are so many options to choose from, that regardless of your personal style, there’s sure to be 1 or 2 that you love.

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Posted: January 22, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Have you been trying to tease your hair to achieve the hot, high-volume styles that have been dominating red carpets, fashion shows, and nights out?  Have you been struggling to get it just right?  Coming up with a tease that is too small, too uneven, or just wrong somehow?

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Posted: January 18, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Ah, the day after awards show… filled with ‘best of’ lists and plenty of ways to distract yourself all over the internet.  Well, after scouring a dozen lists or so, there were a couple of ladies who seemed to wow universally.

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Posted: January 15, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

If you’re looking for 2013 to be the year you shake up your look, you might be wondering what steps to take to make the biggest, most fabulous impact.  That can be a pretty tricky topic, so for inspiration we’re bringing you some of the best celebrity makeovers of 2012 from Allure.com.

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Posted: January 11, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Is 2013 the year you finally stick to your resolutions to look your best?  We’re not talking about working out, or eating right, although those things are important, we’re talking about beauty tips and techniques to help you look fantastic!

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Posted: January 08, 2013 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments | Tagged as: Beauty, Resolutions, Tips

Now that the year is almost over, it’s time to wrap up who consistently looked their best this year.  As is often the case, Glamour is here to help.  They’ve put together a list of 6 girls and included some of their most memorable looks from 2012.

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Posted: December 28, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments | Tagged as: 2012, Best, Dressed, Fashion

Well, it’s the last weekend before Christmas, and that means the last weekend of Holiday parties.  Then, New Years is next week.  So while the year may be winding down, the need for party dresses certainly isn’t. 

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Posted: December 21, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

If you believe the Mayans, 2012 will be our last year on earth, so it’s a good thing we got so many awesome beauty trends in!

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Posted: December 18, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Back in the day, it was practically considered a cardinal sin to have your roots be any darker than the rest of your hair.  But no more… The ombre trend has been around for a while now, but it’s definitely taken hold and even gone global!

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Posted: December 14, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
If you’re looking to add a little beauty to someone’s life for the holidays, sometimes it can be hard to decide what to give.  Read more.
Posted: December 11, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

On the one hand, giving someone perfume can be an easy gift.  You can afford something at almost any budget, but when you get right down to it, deciding on the right brand, fragrance and packaging can actually be kind of difficult.

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Posted: December 07, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

As we mentioned last week, the season of holiday parties, which can put a big toil on your face, hair and body.  It’s an especially tough time of year because you want to look your best throughout all of the parties, pictures and presents.

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Posted: December 04, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Tis the season, for Holiday parties- work, neighbors, family and friends, all getting together to celebrate the spirit of the season… and you have to look great for all of them.  If you’re worried about your how on earth to style your hair for all of those parties without it getting stale, we have some help for you.

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Posted: November 30, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Cozying up in sweaters in one of the best parts of fall and winter, but not until you find ones that actually fit and make you feel comfy, not chunky.  Sometimes, with the wrong shape and too many layers, you face the danger of adding too much width, and not enough warmth.

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Posted: November 27, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Are you still trying to decide what to wear to Thanksgiving dinner?  It can be a difficult meal to dress for, because you want to be comfortable after all that eating while still looking nice for the family, or any pictures that get taken.

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Posted: November 20, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Beautiful brown eyes get even better when you complement them with the right shades of eye products.  Here, from Allure.com are 6 great colors that help bring out your browns and look their best!

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Posted: November 15, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

So, if you’re heading out for the night, and deciding how to style your hair, a sleek, chic pony might come to mind… but then, what to do about that elastic that can take your look down a notch?

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Posted: November 13, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Any time you can get a beauty tip from someone who knows, it’s a great thing.  Any time you can get more than one, from people who make living looking beautiful, it’s a great thing!

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Posted: November 09, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

If you’re anything like us, when you think of Pomades you probably think of your grandfather or other older men and slicked back styles, so you might not have ever considered using it on your own hair, but we may be about to change that…


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Posted: November 06, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

With every new season comes tons of new nail polish colors, and if you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for, you can end up with way too many colors, or colors you never wear because they aren’t in this season.

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Posted: November 02, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

Halloween is tomorrow!  If you haven’t decided what to be yet, or had your costume or a crucial part of your costume fall through, don’t worry… we have some absolutely awesome costumes that will look anything but last minute.

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Posted: October 30, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments
Halloween is coming up soon, and whether you’re big on dressing up or just want to show a little holiday spirit, a Halloween manicure is a great choice.
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Posted: October 26, 2012 by Ellyn Bedi | with 0 comments

From Allure.com, we have the top 10 ways to make sure that you hair color is as awesome as it can be.