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Eras of Beauty: Part Two

Last week in Eras of Beauty, we introduced part one of an interview series featuring the fabulous celebrity make-up artist Lisa Eldridge and beauty historian, Madeleine Marsh. The first interview focused on beauty trends  begi...

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Straighten Up and Spread Out, Again!

I recently attended a women’s networking event featuring eight women, each considered experts in their field. Prior to the event kicking off, the women were called to the front of the room and introduced one by one. As th...

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Eras of Beauty: Part One

I became enamored with beauty products at a young age — probably when I was 10 or 11, perhaps earlier. I wanted to feel grown-up; to fast forward through all the awkward  phases awaiting me…I wanted the rule book o...


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Are You a Feminist?

The simple question, Are you a feminist? never occupied much space in my mind. Of course, I am. What woman isn’t? would have been my spontaneous response. It never occurred to me some women might posses a different op...

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4 Ways to Know if You Have FOYOC Syndrome

This tragic disease strikes 1 out of every 3.8 women between the ages of 11 and 67 in America. On any given day, 10,982,120,596 trillion women and girls are plagued with this debilitating disease. And, the saddest part? No real...

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59¢ on the Dollar

I sat at a women’s networking luncheon this past week listening to each women as she introduced herself and her business. A young intern from a local newspaper interrupted the conversation to poll the table on this question: ...


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Safe in the Sun?

Warmer weather finally arrived (more or less) and we scramble to get outside for some sunshine and fresh air. Our pathetically low Vitamin D levels delight in the sun exposure. Our moods perk up, life becomes easier, and we emb...

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Disney’s Newest Princess

Merida, our fabulous hero from Disney/ Pixar’s Brave is center stage this weekend! Evidently, she is being inducted into Disney’s wide world of princesses on May 11, 2013 at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in a coronati...

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CGN’s 5 Must-Have Beauty Apps

This week CGN tracked down some of the top beauty apps for you. As we head into summer, make sure to download these on your phone, or tablet. Happy apping! Good Guide – Concerned about the ingredients in your next beauty, or ...


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Negotiate on Behalf of Someone Else

Why? You fight harder on behalf of someone else…. In Adam M. Grant’s terrific book, Give and Take, he discusses different negotiating styles. One of his findings demonstrates that ‘givers’, people who eschew the law...