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Who Are Your Role Models?

If I were to ask you to name your biggest role models in life, could you rattle them right off? Most people can't. Most people have never consciously chosen role models, although of course, we all are influenced by others throughout our lives.   When it comes to...

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Summer Cocktail Suggestions

With summer underway I wanted to talk about cocktails. I don't know about you but I am looking forward to chilled, refreshing libations with friends, especially when they're served outdoors to truly make the most of the lovely warm days. When the bartender comes...

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How To Get Dewy Skin

Once upon a time, matte was where it was at, when it came to makeup and skintone. The shelves groaned with products designed to not only minimize shine but completely eliminate it forever. We had oil blocking primers, oil absorbing foundations, even oil blotting...

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Should You Shave Your Face?

Have you ever heard of shaving your face? Sometimes it’s called “dermaplaning.” Like a lot of impactful beauty techniques it sounds a bit scary. But it’s just shaving. Not with a regular razor though. With a smaller and more delicate razor like the ones pictured. They...

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A Simple System for Keeping Your Brushes Clean

One of the most thought provoking books I read last year was How to Fail At Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams. He is the cartoonist who draws the Dilbert comic strip. The book describes his life and lessons which are fascinating because he doesn't...

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12 Habits for 2019

One of my mentors, the entrepreneur Jesse Itzler had a unique recommendation late last year. He pointed out how much of our life experience lies in our daily habits, and wouldn't it be fun to pick one habit a month to pursue? That way, by the end of the year we'd all...

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How To Slow Your Aging

It's like that commercial says, life comes at you fast. The older you get the faster it seems to come. It's disturbing sometimes how a holiday can arrive and it feels like we just celebrated that last month instead of 365 days ago. I try to counteract this in a few...

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Your Stop Doing List

Many years ago I worked for an international food corporation doing product publicity. Our department shared a floor with the Consumer Response department and we would sometimes have meetings with them. One day, a team member shared that she had received a call from a...

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Seize The Night

One of the best books I've read so far this year is The 8 Hour Sleep Paradox by Mark Burhenne. Burhenne is a dentist who specializes in sleep medicine and among the things I learned from him are: 1. How crazy it is that we all work so hard to stay healthy, giving...

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Brown Eyeliner For Spring

As spring unfurls her splendor, a softer look beckons. Lately I've been drawn to using brown eyeliner vs. black because it defines and emphasizes in a more subtle way than black. Don't get me wrong, black can be ay-may-zing, but if you haven't explored brown you're...

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How to Grow Your Lashes

No matter what culture you’re from or what age you are, there is no one who doesn’t find long, thick eyelashes attractive. That’s why mascara has been a beauty staple going back to Egyptian times. Even today there are false lashes, lash perms and even lash extensions...

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A Morning Timesaver

For those of you who wear makeup, have you ever added up all the time you spend opening and closing each individual makeup item you wear? Odds are it’s not insignificant if you count foundation, concealer, blush, eyeshadows, eyeliner, mascara, lip liner and lipstick....

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