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Feeling Stress? Try Budget-Friendly Crystal Jewelry for Well Being and Style

You could easily argue for or against the healing powers of crystals. But you would have trouble arguing that crystals and crystal jewelry aren’t inherently beautiful. A piece of rose quartz, for example, can present 15 different and equally perfect shades of pink. Natural amethyst does the same for purples and lavenders, while azurite redefines rich, deep blues. From my perspective, wearing a pretty piece of organic jewelry — a simple, uncut stone on a chain, for example — is therapeutic in...

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When Pores Attack: How to Manage the Appearance of Large Pores During the Summer Heat Wave

I love summer, but a heatwave brings a new set of problems to manage. My plants are dying, my t-shirts are developing stains under the arms, and I’m wearing the unavoidable scent of bug...

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KENZO x Vans Teamed Up: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

If you were to pick the ideal collaboration partner for a French luxury fashion brand, it’s probably not going to be a footwear company with a cult following of skateboarders and California dreamers. But...

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4 Bigtime Pitfalls of Buying Makeup Online & How to Avoid Them

This cosmetics marketing trends report says that 42% of women in the U.S. prefer buying makeup online. That number comes from a 2018 survey, though — long before anyone had heard of the coronavirus,...

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Over Your Regular Beauty Routine? Me too! Here’s What to Do Instead.

Given the state of the economy and the high likelihood that your job outlook might be shaky, now is not the time to drop big dollars on beauty products. You might even be tempted...

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Hayley Hughes Inspired! 4 Summer Handbag Picks to Bring out Your Inner Sexpot

Who says you need to bare it all to turn up the sex appeal? Sure, you could wear body-hugging fabrics and flash some skin when you’re feeling seductive — that’s guaranteed to turn heads....

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And, In Other News: 7 Summer Dress Trends That’ll Brighten Your Day

The mercury’s rising, ladies. It’s long past the time we switch from leggings to dresses to stay cool while still looking fab — even if the only people who see you these days are...

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Eyelash Extensions Falling Out? Yikes! You Need this Guide to Cleaning Your Lash Extensions Now

Beauty salons are reopening — hooray! But there’s still a pandemic going on — boo. Whether you’re trying to stay home as much as possible or simply can’t on your stylist’s calendar, you’re likely...

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Shop High Fashion on Amazon! 10 Brilliant Highlights from Common Threads on Amazon (Vogue x CFDA initiative)

Amazon has conquered every aspect of retail except for designer fashion. That is, until now. The online retail giant has gone all out with its first venture into the industry, teaming up with Vogue...

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Ditching the City Trip for a Camping Excursion This Year? Survive an Outdoor Trip in Style with These 11 Creative Camping Accessories

Your vacation plans might be getting an overhaul this year. Sadly, the cosmopolitan trip involving city sightseeing and meals in chic restaurants could put your health at risk. But you don’t need to ditch...

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Daydreaming: 7 Splurge-y Fashion Buys to Make the Most of Your Next Cash Windfall

Splurge buys? At a time when unemployment is off the charts, and our nation is working through some major economic and social issues? Yes, I’m talking about fashion splurges — the stuff you daydream...

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Summer Just Got Better With Target’s New Designer Dress Collections

Most of us have designer clothing taste without a budget to match. That’s why we’re always thrilled when Target releases a new limited-edition collection by designers we know and love. This time around, your...

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7 Black-Owned Fashion and Beauty Brands You Should Know About

With protests around the world in support of Black Lives Matter, people are finally taking a hard look at the daily inequalities Black people face. Though we see the most serious and often deadly...

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Bedazzled! 5 of the Hottest Jewelry Trends of Summer

Now’s about the time we could all use some self-care, right? And your style of self-care might be a bubble bath infused with essential oils, or a glass of Cabernet on the patio. But...

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Party On! How to Host a Memorable Socially Distanced Party This Summer

I’m going to step outside the budget fashion space for a minute and talk about parties. It’s not too much of a stretch, either. Hosting or attending a party could be an excuse to...

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Virtual Beauty! 4 Ways to Look Your Best During Video Meetings

Most of us make some attempt to look our put together when heading to the office. But alas, the world has changed due to the COVID-19. Many of us are going to the “office”...

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Healthy Skin for Summer! 6 Smart Sunscreens You Need Now

By now, we’ve all wised up enough to know everyday sunscreen is a beauty essential. Being healthy is the new being bronze and that doesn’t just mean in the summer. Protecting your skin year ’round...

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7 Loungewear Options to Add to Your Life Right Now

At a time when most of us are still spending the majority of our time at home, finding something comfortable to wear around the house that isn’t our old worn-out sweats from the last...

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The At-Home Life: Subscription Style Boxes Are Where It’s At

Subscription style boxes have always appealed to us. We love the idea of someone doing the hard work while we sit at home like the rich and famous, having a fashion show in our...

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6 Beauty Changes to Embrace While You’re Home all the Time

Not everything about being at home most of the time has a negative spin. As the weeks pass, we’re finding more and more bright spots and reasons to view our glasses as half full....

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Trend Alert: 7 Chic Pearl Accessories of the Moment

Pearl accessories may bring to mind visions of Lucille Ball, Charlotte York, or maybe your dear grandma Mary. Pearls, like so many other fashion trends, have adopted many personalities over the years — ranging...

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