We Put Essie’s New Gel Couture Nail Polish Line to the Test!


Raise your hand if you’re like me and spend way too much money on mani-pedis every other week! I was sick of spending so much time and money on getting my nails done just to have them start chipping off two days later, so I decided Essie’s new Gel Couture polish might be worth a […]

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Stay Gorgeous on the Sand: How to Wear Makeup at the Beach


Summer lends itself to a loosening of sorts…relaxed beauty routines…fewer pieces clothing…lowered inhibition. We all just feel a little sexier in the summer, no? (NO?! Have a few glasses of rosé and get back to me.) While you’re drinking, let’s talk getting glam for the beach. As much as most of us enjoy going au […]

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10 Summer Beach Bag Essentials

10 Summer Beach Bag Essentials

Summer is officially here and you know what that means – time to hit the beach, enjoy some fun in the sun, and travel on a vacation or two. There are few things quite as glorious as a day soaking up the sun with the waves crashing nearby, and the summer season is the perfect […]

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How to Look Your Best in Pictures!

How to look your best in pictures!

There unfortunately is no step-by-step manual on how to be photogenic, but being “unphotogenic” does not mean that you are not physically attractive. The most gorgeous person in the world could look like an absolute toad in pictures. There is a certain art to taking a good picture. Sometimes it is random, someone just catches you […]

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The 6 Natural Beauty Products You Need to Try!

The 6 Natural Beauty Products You Need to Try!

Women want the world to believe that we are effortlessly, naturally, organically gorgeous. From the once-ubiquitous “I woke up like this” to at least one woman claiming to subsist on light and air alone, we want to appear as though we do nothing more than flutter our eyelids open, splash our faces with morning dew, […]

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7 Pinterest Hacks That Aren’t Worth It


There are some truly great Pinterest hacks out there. Where else would I go to figure out how to maximize my storage space or fix a broken bronzer? Along with the life-saving hacks out there, though, are the not-so-useful ones that seriously make me question the logic of people sharing their advice. To avoid trying […]

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5 Simple Ways to Break Your Nail-Biting Habit

5 Simple Ways to Break Your Nail-Biting Habit

Although it is the most common nervous habit, nail biting is actually a bigger problem than it seems at first glance. Not only is it unsightly, but it can also pose several health risks due to damage to teeth and nail beds.

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How to Pick Your Natural Blush Color

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Looking effortlessly beautiful boils down to looking naturally healthy. A great way to pull off this look is with perfectly flushed cheeks. To get this appearance, we rely on blush to give us that flawless, rosy glow. But with so many colors to choose from, how do we pick the perfect shade to make us […]

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Save Face: Learn When to Toss Your Makeup

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I love trying out new makeup. I can sometimes have three mascaras and ten lipsticks circulating at the same time. There’s no doubt that this makes for a more fun time getting ready, but it can also result in a product I’ve used only once or twice sitting around for a few years because I […]

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5 Easy Tips for a Natural Makeup Look

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The ‘au natural’ look has been and will always be a classic look in the world of beauty.  To me, there’s nothing better than letting your own beautiful features stand out. We are currently deep into a time of some really cool, edgy makeup trends, which are awesome, but not every occasion calls for a […]

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The 5 Best Products for Shaping Your Eyebrows

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2015 has been the year of the eyebrows. Everyone seems to have suddenly remembered what great things eyebrows can do for your face! A strong brow really does frame the face — anyone who’s seen edited photos of celebrities without eyebrows would agree — and can seriously change your look for the better. Check out […]

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The Fall 2015 Beauty Trends You Need to Know!

The Fall 2015 Beauty Trends You Need to Know!

As hard as it may be to admit, Summer 2015 is quickly coming to an end. While a lot of you might be most excited for pumpkin everything, what I’m looking forward to is the new wave of fall beauty trends. Put away your neon lipsticks and dark bronzers and check out what new makeup […]

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The 5 Best Makeup Primers

The 5 Best Makeup Primers

Perfecting your makeup means nothing if it doesn’t stay looking fabulous all day long. The way to ensure your makeup stays in place is by using a primer. A primer will help makeup go on smooth and last all day so you look great no matter how long it has been on. We’ve narrowed it […]

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Featured DIY: Temporary Tattoos by The Homesteady

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Have you found yourself constantly going back and forth between whether or not you should get a tattoo? If you’re a commitmentphobe like I am, you probably often find yourself wondering whether or not you would get sick of something permanently inked into your skin and wish that there was a way to test out […]

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