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Love Beauty and Planet Shampoo and Conditioner Review

Love Beauty and Planet Shampoo and Conditioner Review

From time to time I like to share with you a product that I've been loving. I like to switch up my hair care routine every now and then. I've been enjoying using Love Beauty and Planet Murumuru Butter & Rose Shampoo and Conditioner. I'm not sponsored for this...

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How To Dress Like Phryne Fisher

How To Dress Like Phryne Fisher

It's the '20s again. Do you think this new decade will be as wild as the roaring 1920s? I hope so. That makes it a perfect time to learn how to dress like Phryne Fisher. My wardrobe lately has been inspired by The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, lady detective. Have...

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Italian Makeup Tutorial – La Dolce Vita Look

Italian Makeup Tutorial – La Dolce Vita Look

This is my first makeup tutorial. As a pale-skinned girl, I'm always longing for that bronze golden complexion of Italian film stars. I created a look for my fair skin that uses bronzers and highlighters so it looks natural and not too Instagrammy, if you know what I...

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Dressing Between Seasons

Dressing Between Seasons

The weather in my area, southern New Jersey, has been all over the place. Last night we got a snow storm. This morning I woke up and it had all melted away. In two days the forecast says it will be in the 70s (in mid-February!) and then dropping back down to the low...

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The Romantic Home

The Romantic Home

My home is my sanctuary. It's the place where I exhale. A romantic home is filled with personal treasures, soft fabrics, comfortable furniture and pampering self-care items. It's a place to make memories or spend time alone recharging your inner batteries. It should...

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Italian Glamour

Italian Glamour

What is it about Italian women that makes them look so glamorous and beautiful? Perhaps it is the golden light in Italy that gives them a special glow. Or maybe it’s the Mediterranean cuisine that makes them look so satisfied and healthy. Hollywood has long had a...

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Beauty for Women of a Certain Age

Beauty for Women of a Certain Age

Now that I'm a little bit older, I've had to change my beauty routines. When I was younger I could pat on some powder and a bit of lip balm and be on my way. Now I have to work a little harder. Especially going on camera, I need to wear more makeup or I look...

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How to Highlight Your Hair at Home

How to Highlight Your Hair at Home

Now that I am une femme d'un certain âge (a woman of a certain age), sometimes I feel like my brown hair can look aging. If you want to learn how to highlight your hair at home, this article is for you. I'm trying out eSalon's new highlight kit called Lightlab....

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Beauty Benefits of Olive Oil

Beauty Benefits of Olive Oil

If you want a beautiful treat for your bathroom, take a fancy glass bottle, fill it with extra virgin olive oil, and keep it handy. There are many beauty benefits of olive oil. It is a powerful moisturizer, can be used as a cleanser, and of course, tastes delicious....

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Gentlemen on Parade: Pitti Uomo

Gentlemen on Parade: Pitti Uomo

Twice a year since 1972, Florence, Italy plays host to the largest men’s clothing and accessories trade show in the world. Pitti Uomo has become a fun event bordering on a costume parade, with men dressed creatively in a mix of patterns, textures and colors. In my La...

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Italian Beauty

Italian Beauty

Italy is known for its beauty — beautiful land, beautiful people, beautiful culture, beautiful food. The women especially are known for their glowing skin, big soulful eyes and voluminous shiny hair. Italian beauty is something I strive for, inside and out. It’s no...

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La Bella Figura: Putting Your Best Foot Forward

La Bella Figura: Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Working from home can take its toll on the way you look and feel. I'm sitting on the couch typing this on my laptop. No one can see me, no one knows whether or not I bathed today and combed my hair. So why worry about the concept of la bella figura? I could sit here...

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Dress for Destiny

Dress for Destiny

I don't understand how a woman can leave the house without fixing herself up a little, if only out of politeness. And then, you never know, maybe that's the day she has a date with destiny. And it’s best to be as pretty as possible for destiny. -- Coco Chanel On the...

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How To Be Glamorous

How To Be Glamorous

I have a client who feels she is in a rut. She’s tired of her clothes, her makeup, her routine. She wants to learn how to be glamorous. She was afraid these would seem like shallow concerns, but how we feel about ourselves is key to how we behave and treat others. We...

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