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7 Tips for Natural and Relaxed Hair

Healthy hair starts with a healthy scalp, but many women suffer from various conditions that rob them of optimum hair performance. Joni Odum, with Firstline Brands offers tips for natural relaxed holiday hair: 1. Leave the Chemicals to Professionals. Have your hair relaxed in a salon; the stylist will determine whether it’s …

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10 Uses For Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil is anti-bacterial, anti-carcinogenic, anti-fungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial/infection fighting, an antioxidant, anti-parasitic, anti-protozoa, anti-viral, nontoxic to humans and animals. You can look for it in a health food store and most supermarkets are starting to carry it. Coconut oil is solid at room temperature, so you may need to warm …

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Get the Look: Monochromatic Plums

  Fall is headed our way, and that means things in the makeup department take a turn for the sultry. Try out the monochromatic look and sweep on some plum hues this season. Start out with a just-washed bare face! Apply a primer all over your face. I chose Maybelline’s Baby Skin primer for …

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Savvy Style on a Budget

Welcome to our first post in our new series called Savvy Style on a Budget. We aim to present outfits for the season – or whatever reason! – for around or under $50 from T.J. Maxx or Marshall’s. It’s easy to shop at either store when you are on a …

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5 Must Read Books For Beauty Addicts

I’m a beauty addict and an avid reader. I’m sure I’m not alone. Some of my favorites books have been based on the idea of self-improvement. I love reading books that promise to help me become a better person and feel better in my own skin. If you and I have that …

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3 Ways to Transition Winter to Spring Outfits

Although we’ve officially made it past the First Day of Spring (March 21), the weather is some parts has not yet caught up with the season’s changing. Where I live, for instance, it is currently forty degrees and raining – not exactly beautiful springtime weather. If it does warm up during …

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10 Nail Myths To Stop Believing

1 Myth: Eating gelatin will strengthen weak nails. While it’s true that nails are made of a protein called keratin and that gelatin too is a protein, there’s never been any scientific proof that gelatin does anything to strengthen nails. By the same token, despite the fact that there are trace …

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9 Playful Rompers for All Occasions

Rompers give you the best of both worlds- fashion and comfort. They come in countless silhouettes, fabrics, and colors, and can be worn for all different occasions. You can style them to be casual, sexy, or formal, and this season they are right on trend. Rompers are a big hit with celebrities and …

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3 Ways to Transition You Makeup from Summer To Fall

Since the fall season is almost here, I’ve been making an effort to incorporate the fall makeup trends into my daily look! Here are some easy ways to transition your makeup looks from Summer to Fall. 1. Fresh and Bright to Deep and Vampy: Bright, lighter lipsticks are always trendy …

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9 Capes To Jet Set In

A cape might seem like an intimidating article of clothing at first thought. However, if you know how to wear a cape, you can avoid looking like a wannabe superhero, and look instantly chic and stylish. Capes are a lot of fun to wear, and make you feel like you …

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