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Chances are you’re doing all you can to maintain your youthful looking skin. You may be diligent about wearing sunscreen daily, using an anti-aging product, and applying moisturizer. However, there are a few mistakes that women often make, not realizing that they are sabotaging their skin and causing extra wrinkles.

Dr. Kally Papantoniou a board certified New York Dermatologist who often sees “skin saboteurs” in her practice, shares 10 skin sins that are easily avoidable. Be honest, are you guilty of any of the following? View Full Post

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Probably not! I recently caught up with Patti Kapla, beauty aficionado and V.P. of Business Development at FragranceNet.com, who explains the right way to apply your delightfully scented fragrances and dismantle any rumors you may have heard!

So the question is, are you applying your fragrance correctly? Let’s see! Patti Kapla gives her advice on the do’s and don’ts of applying perfumes. View Full Post

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My recent trip to the Caribbean with Princess Cruises has me feening hard for Summer. But lucky for you (mainly me, LOL), summer is right around the corner, we hope.

I know some of you are going to be traveling to some amazing new places this year (shout out to those travel deals). I wanted to share with you what’s in my travel beauty bag and a quick makeup travel look. It’s one of the main questions that I get asked. What’s in my makeup bag…when I travel? View Full Post

woman applying mascara

I’ve realized that no matter how hard I try, false lashes and I are not friends. I spend hours in front of my mirror trying to apply them only to end up looking like the original Spider Woman. And then what’s even worst is that they end up falling off midday. Not only do they fall off, but this usually happens at the most inconvenient time. Like when I’m in a very important client meeting and just as I give a soft blink as a sign of my approval, poof they’re gone.

Well I’m determined not to be made a fool of anymore. So here’s some much-needed advice on what we’re doing wrong (notice how I said we!).

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Me & my besties!

Me & my besties!

I also think back to that time I was a bridesmaid in my cousin’s wedding. I learned a lot about friendships, love and that looking pretty on your special day pretty much trumps everything. If you and your bridal party look amazing all the mishaps, wedding woes, and WTF’s seem to fade away into the abyss of never minds.

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Top 5 Sites to Buy Affordable Beauty Products

From those expensive eyeshadow pallets to the latest trends in hair care, a simple trip to the store is enough to break a beauty addict’s budget. I just dropped $75 at Ricky’s. Dude I bought FOUR things. LAWRD.

Since we are clearly not going to STOP buying makeup we have to find a balance. There’s a few discount beauty websites that offer huge deals on basic and high-end products. These sites let makeup lovers (points at you and me) stock up and try out more of their favorites for way less. Check out five sites where you can buy discount makeup online! View Full Post