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How to Get a Sunkissed Glow without Sun Damage

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We’re grown-ass women who know better than to slather on baby oil, cover a record album with tin foil and bake in the sunshine for a deep dark tan. Hopefully we all know that though a sunkissed face looks pretty now, it will just add wrinkles and pigmentation and possibly cancer in the future. Celebrities like Anne Hathaway, Cate Blanchett, and Nicole Kidman prove that pale, sun-protected skin can be…

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale: What I Bought and What You Should Get!

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I love Nordstrom. Great selection of brands and sizes, great customer service in stores and online, free shipping and returns, and when I worked retail it was the most serene place in a mall. My morning coffee drink came from their Espresso Bar, my afternoon salad from their Café, and my shoe wardrobe and made up face from their fabulous staff on the main floor. I got rid of all…

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Green with Envy: Superstitions and Chic Dresses

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I love that green has become a popular color in fashion, for a long time designers didn’t use much green because of superstitions regarding it.  Some say the superstition came from Carl Scheele, a Swedish chemist who experimented with arsenic to create a shade of green (known as Scheele’s Green) for wallpaper and fabric.  While the chemist knew arsenic was toxic, he figured it was harmless when used for something…

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Happy Independence Day!

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To my American readers, happy Independence Day! Today is a day to celebrate our freedom, and I can’t think of a better way to enjoy cookouts, fireworks, and parades than with the freedom to wear whatever you want! Rock that rhinestone flag tee shirt, the shorts decorated in stars and stripes, the flag sunglasses, the red, white, and blue sequined tank. Independence Day is like December where it’s acceptable to…

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2014: The Year of the Shorts!

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2014 is the year where I embrace comfort, embrace my current body, and pardon my French, stop giving a fuck what strangers think and just be happy. It’s easy to get caught up in what is “flattering” or “age-appropriate” and end up feeling frustrated and stressed out. I believe in dressing for respect and dressing appropriately for the situation, but the so-called rules about what I should wear because of…

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