Beauty Tips
Mon 04.07
Get the Look

Get the Look: The Faux Bob

With so many chic women cutting their hair into pixies or bobs, the desire to chop off our locks is stronger than ever. But when I cut my waist length hair into a straight bob on whim in my twenties (I cried for hours!), I vowed to never go that short again. My hair now falls a few inches below my shoulders, and tempted though I may be for a quick change, I’m not willing to make the cut again.

Tue 04.01
Are You Anti-Aging Your Skin Too Early?

Are You Anti-Aging Your Skin Too Early?

Have you started an anti-aging skin care regime too young? Celebrity esthetician Renée Rouleau explains why you might want to hold off, and what preventative measures you can take in the meantime.

Thu 03.27
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WITHIN: A Spiritual Awakening to Love & Weight Loss

When Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson speak…I listen. Say what you may but if it weren’t for Anderson there’s no way dance cardio would be the craze it is today, and does anyone else credit Paltrow for their Organic Avenue discovery?

Fri 03.14
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Benefits of Oil Pulling: Reviving an Ancient Remedy

There are a lot of crazy mythical cures out there, and oil pulling sounds like one of them. But it does in fact have its merits and benefits. It is an ancient practice, ancient as in it was written about in Ayurvedic books thousands of years ago. So why are we only hearing about this now?

Wed 03.12
Smart Beauty Guide

Smart Beauty Guide: Do Your Research

When it comes to having a cosmetic procedure done, rigorous research is a must. The trouble is, what sources can you really trust to help you make this decision? The Internet is full of information, but also a great deal of misinformation.

Thu 02.20
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The Surprising Beauty Benefits of Honey

Legend has it that Cleopatra bathed in milk and honey…if it was good enough for Cleopatra, reason dictates that there must be some fantastic beauty benefits to honey. Honey, in fact, is a natural humectant meaning it draws water to the skin so it’s awesome this time of year when skin tends to be dry.

Wed 01.22
Smashbox Full Exposure Palette

Smashbox Full Exposure Palette: Shape Matters!

When it comes to applying eye makeup, we might choose a color based on our skin tone or hair color, and we might try to contour the shadow to flatter, but have you ever done makeup thinking about the shape of your eyes? Just like we dress for our body types, we should contour for our eye types!

Tue 01.21
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Dry Brushing: Why You Should Be Doing It

When I was in Thailand I had my first experiences with dry brushing at a spa. I was told it would help not only exfoliate, but stimulate circulation. Makes sense! That’s why I use “rough” scrubs on my body. In speaking with my therapist, however, she also said it was one of the most effective ways to fight cellulite.

Fri 01.17
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Coconut Oil: It’s Not Just For The Kitchen

Despite the rise in popularity of coconut water people often have bad associations with coconuts because they think they’re high cholesterol. It’s actually one of the healthiest oils to cook with because it’s high in immunity-boosting lauric acid and it can help with nutrient absorption, digestion, and more.