holiday heels under 200The holidays are officially in full swing! You know what that means. Tons of holiday parties, private dinners and get-togethers with friends you only see this time of year. I was thinking, maybe we should plan our looks this season. If you are like me that you’ve got tons of dresses and clutches, but you’re in the mood for some brand spanking new heels, right?!

Here’s a collection of my favorite footwear to rock with your holiday ensembles. Everything from sequins (duh, it’s my favorite) to pumps to strappy stilettos, from Vince Camuto all the way to Topshop. Quick style tip: boots are incredibly chic and unexpected when paired with a pretty frock.

These sexy shoes are all under $200, so pick one (or two or three)! Oh, and if you’re lusting for a pair under your tree, shoot this post over to the intended party (hint, hint). View Post

5 ways to get fit without running

Image Credit: The Feminist Wire

Hey beauties! Jordan here, and today I’m gonna tell you all about how to get that crazy fit body that you’ve dreamed of–without running!

Listen, running isn’t for everyone, and ever since I had issues with my knees (the struggle is real), it’s too stressful on my body for me to go running often. I’ve actually managed to stay in shape without running. I’ve been lucky enough to meet other women and men who are fit, but they didn’t have to go running to maintain their shape. So here’s 5 ways to get fit, but without the stressful motion that running places on your body!

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topshop holiday beauty 2015

Hey beauties, Ariel here!

TopShop gave us a sneak peek of their new Holiday Beauty collection and it’s everything you want in your stocking this season! Everything is packaged so perfectly you almost want to buy it just to decorate your tree with glittery bottles of nail polish.

There are six kits/packages in the holiday collection itself and they cover everything including nails, face and lip. The mini nail polishes are adorable but they also have some great coverage. The holiday trios bring together pastels, mattes, glitter, and deep metallic in one small punch. There’s something for each of your holiday sides, from family dinners to nights out under the mistletoe.

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woman removing makeup

We all rave endlessly about those incredibly convenient makeup remover wipes. I’m also known to carry a pack or two of them in my bag for quick makeup removal or to freshen up my face when needed (i.e., humid day, post-workout).

But while makeup remover wipes seem to serve their purpose for those special on-the-go or time crunch situations, I have always wondered exactly how clean my skin was getting in using them. And I’m sure you’ve wandered the same thing, but the truth is, I’m not totally convinced that they remove all of the makeup and still wish to cleanse my face more thoroughly following use. Sort of reminds me of the folks that get the sudden urge to wash their hands with real water, even after using hand sanitizer. View Post

hair straightening

Hey Beauties, Nicole here!

The dryness and brutality of winter will suck the life out of your hair out. But you may be further assisting the damage when you think your protecting it via protective styling. Your first instinct maybe to find a protective style like braids or a sew-in which isn’t a bad option but in this weather, we need to take special care of our hair, and edges, or come summer we may not have any and who want’s that.

Unlike that ex-boyfriend that keeps coming back like a bad habit, once your edges are gone, they are gone for good.

Here’s 10 things that will stop your edges from living that good life:

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