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How to Get Rid of Blackheads Fast with Bioré Self Heating One Minute Mask and Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore Strips

How to Get Rid of Blackheads Fast with Bioré Self Heating One Minute Mask and Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore Strips

    Clear skin.  We all want it, and we know that clean skin starts with clean pores. Our faces can get clogged with oil, pollution, stress or hormone imbalance. If the clogged pores are left untreated, it can lead to blackheads and acne. For many of us it has been a lifelong battle to get clean pores.  There are so many products out there, but many of them don’t…

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Here’s How I Make My Straight Hair Hold a Curl

    Straight hair is a flattering hair type and it looks good on any face type. Straight hair is also the perfect hair type for an effortless day to night look. For those of you like me who have straight, fine hair, you may often complain that it can be quite difficult to style.  While it’s true, there is hope!  Today, I am going to share a quick solution…

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Holiday Exclusive: Misook Clothing – 25% Off promo code

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Misook clothing. For women’s clothing, it’s very rare for a product to hit that the marks of having an original designer look yet be completely comfortable to wear throughout the day.  Shoes are the product that often fail hardest at this, our favorite looking heals are often the ones that give us the worst blisters after just an hour or two.  This is quite…

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Perricone MD No Make Up Instant Blur for a Flawless Look

Perricone MD No Make Up Instant Blur for a Flawless Look

  My daily make-up routine to Achieve a flawless look with  Perricone MD No Make Up Instant blur: I want to feel and look confident and beautiful in my own skin with or without makeup. The way I feel about my look fluctuates, but I’ve noticed that when I feel good in that aspect it carries over to other areas of life and brings up my whole outlook and perspective…

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My Groundbreaking Experiences with Shortlist Beauty Skincare Products

My Groundbreaking Experiences with Shortlist Beauty Skincare Products

I’m sharing #Shortlist in my life as part of a Shortlist sponsored series for Socialstars™ Over the last few months I was fortunate to be introduced to Shortlist Beauty Skincare products, implement a routine with the products, then test out the products in some harsh conditions.  Shortlist has absolutely blown me away with the results I’ve seen on my skin. It’s been an eye opener that a line of beauty…

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All-Day Comfort with Dr. Scholl’s® Stylish Step™ High Heel Relief insoles

All-Day Comfort with Dr. Scholl’s® Stylish Step™ High Heel Relief insoles

“I received compensation from Dr. Scholl’s® to write this post. All opinions are my own.” New York Fashion Week is upon us, an event that brings the best designers in the world together to showcase styles that will drop jaws and set the next big trends.  If you have had the privilege of attending the runway shows in-person, or even watched them on TV then you understand the allure and…

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Beauty Routine: Shortlist Skincare 8-Week Update

Beauty Routine: Shortlist Skincare 8-Week Update

I’m sharing #Shortlist in my life as part of a Shortlist sponsored series for Socialstars™ Over the past couple of months I’ve been using Shortlist skincare system as part as my daily beauty routine. Today, I am going to discuss further how my skin has changed after continued use the products. As I previously mentioned in earlier blog posts, Shortlist skincare system contains two potent products: a serum and a…

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My Skin Routine with Shortlist Beauty Skincare Less is More

Shortlist Beauty Skincare review

I’m sharing #Shortlist in my life as part of a Shortlist sponsored series for Socialstars™ It’s been a month since my first post about the Shortlist Beauty Skincare System and I am excited to give an update on my skin care routine with Shortlist Beauty. I’ve been using the Shortlist Skincare System every day, both the Serum and Cream.  They have been an essential part of my skin routine, and I…

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Shortlist Beauty Skincare: Less Is More

Shortlist Beauty Skincare: Less Is More

I’m sharing #Shortlist in my life as part of a Shortlist sponsored series for Socialstars™. Today, I am going to introduce Shortlist Beauty and their new Shortlist skincare system.  As part of my partnership with ShortlistBeauty, I was lucky enough to experience the simple remedy to complex skin care, from products that prove “less is more”. The two skin products I used are Shortlist Serum and Shortlist Cream. The two products are…

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Leather Goods Repair with MastaPlasta Leather Repair Patch

DIY Leather Goods Repair, cover scratches, rips, tears, and holes by simply peeling and sticking the MastaPlasta Leather Repair patches. Repairing leather holes, tears and rips with the best repair kit

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of MastaPlasta. All opinions are entirely my own. DIY Leather Goods Repair, cover scratches, rips, tears, and holes by simply peeling and sticking the MastaPlasta Leather Repair patches. Repairing leather holes, tears and rips with the best repair kit can breathe new life into a product and add years of usage. I used MastaPlasta repair kits on a couple of…

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Neu Year, Neu You with Neutrogena Hydro Boost

Neutrogena Hydro Boost

This new year, with the beginning of our journeys and new goals it couldn’t be a better time for a beauty reset. “Simplify” is the new motto or an ideal motivational word to guide me to reach my goals. I chose “Simplify” because I am committed to reduce things like screen time, food waste, clutter in my house, and spending less on unnecessary items,  The word also pertains to a…

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Olay 28 Day Skin – My New Skin Care Routine #28DaysofOlay

Olay 28 Day Skin Study #28DaysofOlay

This post is sponsored by Oil of Olay and Walmart through Acorn Influence. I participated in the 28-Days of Olay skin study. Opinions and results are all my own. Last month I started partaking in the Olay 28 Day Skin Study (#28DaysofOlay).  It’s a great way to try out Olay products and find the right mix of their products.  I knew that Olay has gone through some major changes and…

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The New Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer – Brilliant Innovation!

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer

Disclaimer:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  When I hear Dyson I think of brilliant innovation.  Their vacuum cleaners were in a league all their own and decades ahead of the competition.  I’d still take a 10-year-old Dyson over a new one from a competitor brand.  Their fans stop people in their tracks, puzzled…

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MR & MUSE: The Best Men’s Gift for Valentine’s Day!

Many women say men are too hard to shop for, or that their guy already has everything. On Valentine’s Day and anniversaries, it’s even more challenging because the gift also has to be romantic; it can’t be another power tool – there’s no romance out in the garage! My man is adorable and kind of geeky, the kind who will never splurge on something special for himself beyond the odd…

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Hair Loss Stages in Male Pattern Baldness

Hair Loss Stages in Male Pattern Baldness

Hair loss stages in male pattern baldness Hair loss has stages which have been categorized using a scale called the Norwood-Hamilton scale. This is the most used standard that tracks male hair loss. A common hair loss type in men is androgenetic alopecia which is also known as male pattern baldness and male pattern hair loss. This type of hair loss is the most known in men and can start…

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SkinStore: The Best Online Store for Kat Burki and Other Premium Beauty Products

SKINSTORE KAT BURKI

This post is a collaboration with my favorite online store SkinStore SkinStore is the ultimate website for great deals on the hottest skin, hair, cosmetic and other beauty products. I have been a customer of theirs for years and partnered with SkinStore to try out products from Kat Burki and other top brands; below is my full review of those products and the site as a whole. Getting spa treatment makes…

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Sierra Trading Post – Top Brands for Discount Outdoor Gear & Apparel

sierra trading post holiday

The post is brought to you by Activate by Bloglovin and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Powered By: Winter is upon us and for jackets sweaters, boots, tents and other winter gear there’s no better place to go than Sierra Trading Post.  I should know, I married a self-proclaimed “mountain man” who lived in Colorado for many years.  From skiing to camping to trail running he’ll talk your…

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#GoComfy with Cuddl Duds: Brings Style and Comfort My Active Lifestyle

Cuddl Duds Software

Cuddl Duds are the newest addition to my collection of winter clothes, and I find myself wearing them a ton as they look great whether on their own or layering.    I’ve been going back to their website frequently and am really impressed with everything I see (selfishly I’ve been looking at all of the women’s lines but they do have Men, Girls and Boys lines too).   With clothes that look…

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Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Invisible : Look Flawless & Natural

Make-Up-For-Ever- Ultra-HD-Invisible

“Thank you Make Up For Ever for the Ultra HD to try!” This is my current make up obsession! I have been a fan of Make Up For ever‘s products for years… they always feel good on my skin and their foundation products give the right coverage without being cakey. I recently tried their new Ultra HD Stick Foundation Stick to see if it would measure up, here’s what I…

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How to Save Money on Designer Brands

how to save money on designer brands

my outfit : BCBGMAXAZRIA Short Sleeve Blouse XS , Fendi sunglasses, 7 for all mankind suede pants,  Laurence Dacade Boots, Louis Vuitton handbag thredUP is my favorite online shopping site for gently used (and some new with tags) clothing.  Whether you’re a fashionista that needs to refresh your closet for fall, or if you’re like me and just enjoy paying a fraction of what others do on brand name clothes, then…

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My Hair is Need of a Serious Detox! + Neutrogena Giveaway

Neutrogena-Anti-Residue-Shampoo

This post was sponsored by Neutrogena as part of an Influencer Activation for SheSpeaks. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions (FTC) guidelines concerning the use of endorsements and testimonials in advertising. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.”  A proper detoxing of my hair is something I do on a regular basis, most recently with a new product for me: Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo.  I coordinate…

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