Beauty

Ouidad Curl Immersion Kit + A Giveaway!

June 24, 2016
Ouidad Curl Immersion Curl Kit

Summertime is fun time and for me, that usually means a low-maintenance beauty routine and hair care regimen. I’m a curly girl who enjoys the freedom of going from curly to straight at a moment’s notice but during the summer, it’s curls all the way. Why? New York heat and humidity. Maintaining straight strands during the summer months is usually an exercise in futility so bouncy curls, here I come! My getting to test the new Ouidad Curl Immersion products this month makes for perfect timing.…

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Tech

Cast Beauty Takes Product Personalization to New Heights

June 16, 2016
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Technology and beauty have co-mingled once again to great effect in the creation of the Cast Beauty app. Designed to give personalized product recommendations based on a user’s profile and the weather, Cast Beauty is the first app I’ve seen that takes environmental factors into consideration when choosing beauty products. Climate change is real folks and the beauty industry is responding not only with a spate of new environmentally conscious products, but also with an app that makes finding and purchasing those products easier.…

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Beauty

Go Full-on Fantasy with Urban Decay Alice Through The Looking Glass

June 14, 2016
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It’s giveaway time my lovelies! I’ve teamed up with some of my fabulous beauty blogger friends to give one lucky reader the hotly anticipated (and nearly sold out) Urban Decay Alice Through The Looking Glass Eyeshadow Palette and a gift card from Sephora! I don’t even have one yet but you, my lucky lovely, can win one today. This palette is a collection of 20 ALL NEW shades inspired by Disney’s fantasy adventure film, Alice Through The Looking Glass.…

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Lifestyle

Fool Yourself Into Fitness For Summer

June 9, 2016
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If you’re like me, you don’t start getting ‘summer ready’ until summer actually arrives. God bless all those women who are sweating it out in February because they know summer is right around the corner. While I know summer is on the way, I am unfailingly unmoved to do anything about getting in shape for summer until the weather actually turns warm. Some would call me a procrastinator but I choose to see it as living in the moment.…

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Tech

Can Cornetto Commitment Rings Keep You From Cheating

June 4, 2016
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Here’s how it goes in my world:

Me: Have you caught up on Billions yet?
Him: No. Have you caught up on Game of Thrones?
Me: You know I haven’t.
Him: How would I know that?
Me: Because I’m more than a full season behind on Thrones!
Him: How is that even possible? I want to talk TV.
Me: So do I.
Him: Catch up already!
Me: Me?! I have a full season to watch. You have like four episodes of Billions to go.…

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