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Who Defines Real Beauty?

It’s official. I’ve turned into a conspiracy theory-ed, middle-aged female who believes the entire mediated world is plotting to reverse women’s meager progress in this God Forsaken patriarchal society. Case in point R...

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Your Guide to Closet Cleaning: What to Throw and What to Keep

It’s Saturday afternoon in the Spring, ladies, and chances are you might be thinking about cleaning that closet and starting to bring out the warm weather clothes. How, though, do you decide what to toss (or donate) and w...

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Top Beauty Bargains

Last week, I wrote about Walgreen’s new approach to the beauty business in Beauty Unites. This past spring, I traveled through two states conducting training sessions for Walgreen’s Senior Beauty Advisors. To kick off each ...


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3 Spring Wardrobe Tips that will put a Spring in your Step

Now is the time when you start transitioning from your Winter to Spring wardrobe. If you work in a conservative office environment, you may stick to suits in blue, black and grey but if you’re in a more casual office envi...

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Secrets to a Quick and Dirty Mani/Pedi

It happens all the time. My chipped nail polish looks terrible, so somewhere around Tuesday, I remove it, telling myself I’ll stop and get a manicure tomorrow. Then, along rolls Friday and my nails look terrible, my cutic...

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Flower Power: 5 Ways To Wear Spring Floral Prints

MONDAY:  Sweater – Paul Smith, Pants – Reiss, Bag – Prada, Shoes – Christian Louboutin, TUESDAY:  Jacket – Zara, Dress – Suno, Clutch – Valentino, Shoes -Zara, WEDNESDAY:  Blouse ...


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Beauty Unites

I came full circle this week – I began my beauty career in the corner drugstore of my hometown, and this week I ended up back there – in a manner of speaking. I led several days of beauty training for our hometown drugstore...

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Career Girl Weekend Wear: The Maxi Dress 3 Ways

Even though it’s the weekend, the Career Girl’s work is never done. If you’re lucky enough to have the weekends off from work, you’re probably still busy doing all the things you couldn’t get done ...

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Tails for the Urban Cyclist

It finally happened. That resplendent moment each year when the temperature warms ever so slightly, the sun feels warm on our face, and we remember why the hell we live in Chicago in the first place: a blessed day of spring wea...


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Never Be Freezing Again: Subscribe to The Style Up

Whether you’re in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, or Minneapolis, it’s official: Spring is on the horizon. Even in North Dakota (my home state), snow is starting to melt! What’s the worst part about Spring, ...