Super Easy Flat Iron Curls with GHD

We all want the perfect curls, right? Long, beautiful cascading curls. Or maybe perfect beachy waves… I have to admit that my ideal is more of a curl and less of a wave, but with smooth and shiny hair, and I want it to last for days. Really, it’s a flat iron curl, but those are really hard to get. Aren’t they? Not so much. I have a new flat iron and it is making…

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Get the Look: Wedding Guest Ready

Recently I shared with you how I got ready for my family Christmas Cardsfamily Christmas Cards — something on my “to do list” that was filling me with dread! My pictures turned out great, in large part because I looked more awake than I really was! The COVERGIRL Simply Ageless primer and foundation really made my skin look flawless while the concealer hid my residual circles. Turns out, it works for a lot of women!…

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Get the Look: Holiday Party Ready with Kohl’s

It’s that time of year again, when invitations to parties start to roll in. Some you’re excited to attend, a few might just be an obligation. Either way, I like to look my best when heading out to a holiday party, which usually means a polished look with a bit of something special, whether it’s a sparkly eye look or a statement lip. Recently Kohl’s asked me to share how I get ready for a…

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Facing the Christmas Card with CoverGirl’s Simply Ageless

The Christmas Card… I know I’m not the only mom who kind of dreads taking the pictures for this every year. I have 2 little girls, and they are adorable, but me? Not so much always. Sure, I have a beauty blog, but that kind of increases the expectations, doesn’t it? Instead, I’m a normal woman with undereye bags and circles, and sometimes my complexion is less than glowy. That’s especially true if I’ve been…

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5 Minute Look: Charlotte Tilbury’s Instant Look Palette Review, Swatches and Quick Look

I’m a sucker for a good palette. Usually I want eye shadow only palettes. Shadows that work together easily in a preset trio or quad, neutrals that are all interchangeable, I want them! However, recently I heard about this new all encompassing palette from Charlotte Tilbury, and I knew that I had to have it. The Instant Look Palette Natural Beauty has 3 shadows that work together for a pretty, glowy look, a bronzer, 2…

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