Category: Style

How To Better Your Daily Skin Care Regimen

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SKIN CARE What’s your daily skin care regimen?  Do you have one? I’ve spent years working on a skin care routine and due to aging, environment, and life stress, I change it up regularly based on what my skin needs at the time. I’m pretty low maintenance when it comes to how much I spend on makeup and skin care, but I’m serious about always using some kind of product to protect and help my skin. Let’s talk about what…
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Golden Globes Style

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Did you view any of the Golden Globes last night? Any red carpet Golden Globes style action or awards action or slay-girl-slay speech action? Even if you missed last night, you’ve probably come across a few prime sound bytes and fashion shots in your social media feeds. In a nutshell, it was a black-out black-tie affair, and it was anything but dull. Most of the attendees opted to wear black, as a statement against gender inequality and mistreatment. They wore…
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Microblading: 10 Things To Know Before You Get It Done

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Microblading: everything you’ve ever wanted to know, and more. If you’re anything like me, you’ve been eyeing the microblading trend for awhile now, but have been too nervous to actually get it done. I mean, it seems a little too permanent, and ohmigosh, it involves needles, right? Guys. I’m here for you in your time of cosmetic need.  And I’m happy to tell you I had microblading done in the interest of research, and I la-la-love my new eyebrows. I…
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Make Your Own DIY Bath Bombs At Home

DIY Bath Bombs Have you ever used a bath bomb?  They’re the coolest things ever, and are super trendy right now.  Bath bombs are sold at lots of bath and body and cosmetic stores, but were really made popular by a company called Lush, which sells bath bombs starting at $5 each, all the way up to $13. Per bath bomb. I don’t know if you know this about me, but I’m super cheap and refuse to pay full price…
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Win A Birchbox Subscription For One Year!

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Birchbox Subscription // This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Balance. As always, all opinions are my own. // I’m going to be really honest here for a minute, in the twelve years since my son’s birth there have been entire months I’ve subsisted entirely on energy bars. I’m not even kidding a little. My daughter was a whole different animal. When she was little we had entire meals with civil conversation and moments of silence….
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How To Make Your Own DIY Liquid Dry Shampoo

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Liquid dry shampoo DIY We’ve talked before about a couple of different ways to make dry shampoo with ingredients from your kitchen, but today it’s time to talk liquid dry shampoo. Recently my teenage daughter shared with me her version of dry shampoo, but a liquid version.  She prefers it to actual dry, dry shampoo because it’s less messy and she can spray it on specific parts of her hair, as opposed to typical dry shampoo that you shake onto…
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This Makeup Hack Will Give You Extra Curly Eyelashes

This Makeup Hack Will Give You Extra Curly Eyelashes

Makeup Hack: try this for extra curly eyelashes! There are so many makeup hacks it’s hard sometimes to separate fact from fiction.  But if anyone has tried every makeup trick out there, it’s me.  Makeup is just one step away from painting with watercolors, and that’s been a hobby of mine since at least the 5th grade, so the way I see it, all the field research I’ve done to find the best makeup hack for your: eyes, lips, cheeks,…
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Makeup And Beauty Gift Ideas At Every Price

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Makeup and beauty gift ideas! If you’ve ever tried to buy a gift for a makeup and beauty lover, you know how tricky it is to find the right gift.  There are so many makeup and beauty options, how do you even know what you’re looking for?  How do you choose the right color palettes? There are so many deeply philosophical questions here.  The good news for you is that I’m a makeup and beauty connoisseur.  By which I mean…
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Getting Mistletoe Ready For Holidays This Year

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Are you mistletoe ready for the holidays? If the answer is ‘no’ don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. Editor in Chief of Yahoo Style, Author, and Host Joe Zee has some holiday style tips just for Petit Elefant readers, (that’s you!) in the personalized video below. Let’s recap what it means to be mistletoe ready: 1. Let it shine It’s always fun to include a little bit of sparkle in your outfits during the holidays.  Even if you don’t normally…
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