Beauty
When you look in the mirror, why not be as happy as she is?

Look at Yourself Naked

Why on earth should you look at yourself naked? I thought about this the other day as I stepped out of the shower. As women, we are taught from day one that our bodies are not right. They are inherently wrong; we need to “...

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The Dish on DIY Skincare Products

If you’re curious about the whole DIY skincare craze, you’re not alone, especially if you have sensitive skin. It sounds so green (and virtuous) to mash up an avocado and slather it onto our skin. But, certain questions r...

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Do You Dare Wear a Red Lip?

Do you dare wear a red lip to work? We love a fabulous red lip on any woman. It immediately brightens her face and tells the world she plans to show up wherever she goes! And, it’s the natural shade choice for any woman who w...


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Is Your Beauty Routine Hurting Your Career?

Have you ever thought about how much time you spend on your beauty regimen each day? In the shower: scrubs, deep conditioners and even a special brush to wash your face with (gotta have clean pores!)…then comes the real primp...

Orange Lip Trends

We’ve Got an Orange Crush!

Hesitant to try the orange lip craze this spring?  I don’t blame you — historically, I struggled wearing it because I felt like it made me appear more sallow. Plus, everybody knows a cooler tone, rather than a warm...

Expert on Time_2014 Spring Trends

Here Comes the Sun: Warm Up Your Look

A few weeks ago, I reported on the ‘it’ color of the year (it’s radiant orchid) and watched as pink, orchid, fuchsia, and blush spilled onto eyes, cheeks, and lips. Now I turn my attention to the warmer tones of spring ...


Paid versus Unpaid

Let’s Get Real About Beauty

Focusing on “real beauty” seems to be a trend in the media these days. Many large companies are trying to emphasize the fact the beauty shouldn’t be defined by your waist size, ethnicity, hair color or how much makeup you...

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Photo-shopping & Retouching – Where Should Magazines Draw the Line?

Last week, Vogue unveiled its February 2014 cover featuring Lena Dunham of Girls and her corresponding photo spread. Dunham has been both celebrated and derided for embracing her curves and flaunting her full-figured form on ...

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Are Beauty and Happiness Linked?

As we move full force into 2014, it’s time to step back and reflect on what brings us happiness. I’m the first person to jump on a new beauty brand bandwagon, but no amount of powder and paint can bring true happine...


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Glitter Guide: New Year’s Eve Nails

Career Girls, what comes to mind when planning an outfits for New Year’s Eve festivities? For me (and you too, probably) it’s sparkle! For one reason or another, New Year’s Eve makes people want to dress like ...