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The Business of Powder and Paint: Part Two

In our previous episode, a seemingly innocent question was posed: Is there truly a difference between a drugstore and department store cosmetic brand? The short answer: Yes, there is a difference between a drugstore (mass) prod...

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1 Item 3 Ways: Nude Pumps

If you’re tired of the go-to “Corporate” black pump and you’re looking for a pair of heels that will go with almost everything in your wardrobe, you should invest in a pair of nude pumps.  Nude pumps ca...

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Be Your Own Spokesperson

I’ll admit that I sometimes buy things based on a celebrity endorsement or spokesperson. I tend to use Neutrogena makeup not only because I like how the foundation feels on my face, but also because I’ve wanted to b...


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The Business of Powder and Paint: Part One

I am frequently asked about the real difference between a drugstore and department store cosmetic brands. Isn’t it really all the same stuff? I always hesitate when I answer – (in my mind) a complex question just materializ...

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8 Affordable Flats for Your Work Commute

Although I enjoy wearing heels in the office, I try to give my feet a rest when it comes to my commute to work.  Just because you’re wearing flats doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice style. I invested in a pair of T...

spring fashion

Spring’s Key Fashion Trends at Work

1.  Blazer – Stella McCartney, Dress – Michael Kors, Briefcase – Bottega Veneta, Pumps – Gianvitto Rossi 2.  Shoes – Zara, Purse – Stella McCartney, Pants – Stella McCartney, Jacket &...


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Uncover Your Personal Success Factors

Have you ever done something, or had a skill, that seemed to amaze people? Did it perplex you as to why others were so enraptured by that ability you have, because to you it seemed so easy? Maybe it is being positive. Perhaps i...

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Adding “Pretty” to Your Internal Vocabulary

I have an incredibly vivid memory from childhood about the word “pretty,” in truth I’m sure we all do. It was seventh grade and I was auditioning for my hometown’s summer musical, Grease. I opened the sc...

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CardFlick – Your “Virtual” Business Card

You know as well as I do that I’m a little obsessed with apps. But this is one you’re going to want to get. It begs the question – are business cards out? Imagine this, you go to a networking event, you meet a num...


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(Gel) Nail It!

I started painting my nails when I was 11 years old – somehow, my mother agreed to this, but not any type of other make-up until I turned 13. In hindsight, I find this choice rather odd because I distinctly remember the shade...