Beauty

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Goop-free Gloss: Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15

by Allison February 27, 2013 Beauty

Confession: I am a recovering lip gloss addict. For more years than I care to admit, I have had a tube (or several) within reach at all times: in the car, on my desk, in my purse, on my nightstand, in my pocket.  I slicked my beloved gloss on my lips day and night, and […]

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Holiday Wishes & Wits & Wagers Giveaway

by Victoria Mason December 19, 2012 Beauty

The holidays are here and I am excited! My inbox has been chock full of gift guides, catalogs and flyers stuff my mailbox and I’m drawn to the pretty displays in stores. With all these goodies stocking the shelves, diverting my eyes and drawing me in I decided to compile a list of some of […]

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Holiday Beauty wish list

Happy Holiday Beauty Wishlist

by Victoria Mason December 12, 2012 Beauty

It’s not the cold wind or the dry air that makes me crave these products. No, it is the simple fact that they have been proven to work each time and showcase some seriously gorgeous color.  That is what makes them standouts and asking for them this holiday season.  From superior exfoliation by Kate Somerville […]

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My New Hair Secret

by jodifur November 14, 2012 Beauty

For years I always thought my hair was frizzy.  I had tried every anti frizz product on the market.  From expensive to cheap.  And while I think the best anti frizz serum really is the old drugstore standby, John Frieda Frizz-Ease Original Serum, I have a secret for you.  If you a constantly fighting frizzy […]

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Four Fall Trends I Adore

by Victoria Mason October 10, 2012 Beauty

Last week I was in shorts and tank tops while I trekked around Magic Kingdom.  It was still warm here in the DMV too.  This week I’m pulling my leather motorcycle jacket out of the closet and adding boots and turtlenecks to my daily dressing.  Fall is officially here! I’ve listed four easy trends that I am so […]

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My New Favorite Hair Product

by jodifur September 12, 2012 Beauty

When I was at BlogHer in New York City I was treated to an afternoon of pampering at Getting Gorgeous.  One of the products I was introduced to was Not Your Mother’s Hair Care.  It is a new brand of hair care sold exclusively at CVS and online. I don’t use a lot of drugstore […]

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Fight the Signs of Aging This Fall

by Victoria Mason August 31, 2012 Beauty

  September is Anti-Aging month.  Aren’t you so excited? You get a whole month to think about your wrinkles, crows feet and frown lines. Yippie!  I know it doesn’t do much for me other than realize that there really is a month for everything.  However, after a summer of playing outdoors exposing yourself to harmful […]

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Summer beauty essentials

6 Summer Beauty Essentials

by Jessica McFadden June 26, 2012 Beauty

Summer in Washington, D.C. means a sweaty, saunaesque season in which the ability to look one’s best is often compromised by the river of perspiration streaming down your face. It makes arriving for that morning meeting after a drenching walk from the Metro a definite beauty challenge. The blessing of a beachy getaway or the […]

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Want To Improve The Look Of Your Curly Hair? Lose The Shampoo!

by Rebekah June 13, 2012 Beauty

I don’t shampoo my hair. Now that you’ve all scooted your chairs back from your computer to escape any dirty-hair smell that might have rubbed off on this post, let me explain that a bit. I clean my hair pretty much daily using conditioner but I stopped using shampoo a couple of years ago and I’ve […]

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Spend vs. Steal: Primer

by jodifur May 23, 2012 Beauty

                  I love primer.  I helps make-up stay on and I have already written that I have a problem with that.  It keeps oily skin matte, evens out skin tone, and can even cover up imperfections.  I have tried a ton of primers and I’m partial to […]

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