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    Germ Beauty Pick: February

    Hey, Germies! Here are the beauty picks for February! These are 2 products that I couldn’t live without ( I may be exaggerating just a little bit).  I hope you like them, love them, use them, and look fabulous!   Wet ‘N Wild Lipstick: Purty Persimmon This brand runs super cheap (in price, not quality), and its colors are gorgeous…

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    The Braided Headband

    Hey Germies, You know those mornings when you wake up late for school or work, but you don’t want to look like you just rolled out of bed? I have a quick solution for you! A solution for your hair, at least; the rest is up to you. This style works best for medium to long hair, and it’s referred to…

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    Embrace Your Face

    Feeling comfortable in your own skin comes naturally for some people. For others like myself, it takes years of effort to like what we see when we look in the mirror. Whether it’s from hurtful words others have cut us with in the past or from our own harsh critiques, we all see our bodies differently and learn to live…

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    Master Stylist, Master Artist

    My hair stylist, Allie Paronelli, is a rock star.  Okay, maybe not an actual rock star, but she comes really, really close.  She’s sought after and in demand, and her work is constantly featured in national fashion and beauty magazines.  She’s worked with Amber Heard, Marlee Matlin, Jane Krakowski, Mandy Moore, Lisa Kudrow, Bryce Dallas Howard, Tom Welling, Kevin Costner……

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    Vintage Love

    I  walk into my typing class at McNair High School, and the stereo is playing 99.3 KJOY–– “Light rock with less talk.” I take a seat at my assigned computer at the edge of the third row of tables. Not only is it my favorite class, but the chance to hear the radio and my favorite songs while the class is…

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    10 Reasons I Could Live in an Anthropologie

    The first Anthropologie store opened in Pennsylvania in 1992.  It was begun by the group who runs Urban Outfitters and Free People, folks who have “a love for making things that inspire the imagination.” Unless you’ve been inside one yourself, their special brand of colorfully feminine vintagey stylish-yet-homey magic is hard to describe and do justice to.  Inside Anthropologie, I…

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    Chasing the Sweet Things in Life

    We love Sweet Paul, which is a magazine so pretty, I want to live in it.  The website is gorgeous enough, but the printed magazine– available four times a year– is coffee-table-worthy. Creator Paul Lowe Einlyng was raised in Norway by his great aunt and grandmother, who taught him all about cooking, crafting, and decorating.  That background led him to…

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    Starting Points

    My fashion choices were often stunted by my need to please other people, from friends to boyfriends. I could never really dress for myself completely. After falling out with friends and ending relationships, I decided I owed it to myself to dress for me and only me.

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    Germ Beauty Picks: January

    Finding quality and affordable makeup, clothes, and styling tools is a chore and sometimes a scavenger hunt, so when I find products I love, my first reaction is to tell everyone I know! So here we go: These are this month’s beauty picks. Hope you like them as much as I do.   e.l.f. Volume Plumping Mascara e.l.f., in my…