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Free Radicals and You

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What are free radicals?  Do you really need to care about them?  Why? What do they do? And what can you do about it?  Free radicals are something that we cannot see, but it is important to know about them.  Are you ready to get a little nerdy science on?  Let’s break it down! What are Free Radicals It is impossible to avoid a little scientific talk when getting into the topic of free radicals.  But hey, if you know me, you know I am a science nerd 😉  So let’s talk free radicals!   Free radicals are formed everywhere, for […]

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Do You Need Sweat-Proof Makeup?

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Summer is upon us and it is getting HOT!  Sometimes it doesn’t even feel worth it to do your makeup just to have it all sweat right off the moment you walk out the door.  Am I right?  or Am I right? 🙂  Is there a way to get sweat-proof summer makeup?  Do you want to stay current with the latest trends? Let’s explore 2018 summer trends as well as practical tips you can use to keep your makeup on your face! Summer Makeup Essentials No matter how trendy, or not, you wish to be, the overall goal during the […]

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Do you want to be an Entrepreneur?

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There is a movement going on.  Large businesses are closing.  People are shopping online, or meeting one-on-one with other people.  In today’s internet age there is still a need to connect, but on a more personal, trusted level.  As the need for this personal shopping experience grows, so does the need for people starting businesses doing that very thing.   To no surprise, there is huge growth in the network marketing businesses.  Have you ever thought about becoming an entrepreneur?  Do you have a desire to work for yourself? If so read on to learn more!  If not, but you are […]

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Got Dark SunSpots?

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Dark spots, sunspots, and liver spots- regardless of what everyone calls them, they are the same thing.  Frequently associated with older age,  dark sunspots can occur at any age.  Certain complexions are more prone to developing them than others and can vary in size and color.   How can you recognize these dark sun-spots?  What complexions are more prone to developing them?  What areas of our skin do they commonly occur?  How can we prevent them?  And maybe what you want to know most, how can you get rid of them?  Read on to learn the answers to these questions and more! […]

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Are Your Lips Always Dry and Peeling?

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For years and years, I struggled with constantly dry, rough, peeling lips!  I was addicted to various lip balms- Eos, Chapstick, Blistex, Carmex- you name it, I have tried it!   Despite applying a generous amount of it right before bed, I would wake up in the middle of the night to re-apply!  Does my struggle sound familiar to you?  Do you also experience dry lips 24/7?  Let’s find out why and what you can do about it! Why Most Lip Balms Don’t Work Many lip balms can result in a vicious cycle of the more you apply it, the more […]

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My Toaster Died Today

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Today my toaster died.  It is over 15 years old so this should not be a surprise to me. However, for some reason, it made me sad and hit me hard.  I intended this post today to be on a different subject, but I kept feeling compelled to share this story.  Yes, this is possibly going to be a weird post as it certainly is not really about beauty, makeup, skin care, or other topics we normally talk about.  But I am also passionate about building confidence, personal growth, and self-esteem.  We all have experiences in our lives that negatively affected […]

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The Story of Me

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It struck me tonight, while sitting here on the couch with my laptop, that I have not really shared my story yet!  I want us to be friends so you need to get to know me as I get to know you right? My background is probably not what you expect.  And my story has had some really rough patches.  I am not generally one to tell people much about myself until I know them well.  Even then I am very picky! So sharing with the world is scary for sure.  But I want you to know what my business […]

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LipSense Not Lasting Long Enough?

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LipSense is the Amazing, long-lasting liquid lip color that will last 4-18 hours!  If you are not familiar with what LipSense is yet, you can read about it HERE.  Sometimes some women find their color is not lasting as long as they want it to.  Are you one of them? There are only about 5% of women that LipSense actually won’t work on.   All other issues are usually due to 2 main causes.  So the odds are on your side that we can solve your issues with a few tips & tricks! Two Main Reasons LipSense is Not Lasting Like […]

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Why Do I Do What I Do? Why Do You?

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My purpose.  My why.  What is a ‘Why’? Do you have one?  Is your why always the same, like a theme that takes you through life? Or can it change? Is it really all that important to have a ‘why’? What do you think?  Let me tell you why I think having a ‘why’ is important (no pun intended!), about mine, and why you should have one too! Is Having a ‘Why’ Really Important? Can something as simple as having a Why make a real difference in your life?  I and many others believe it can.  When you wake up exhausted, […]

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What Brushes Do I Really Need?

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So many brushes and so little time!  There is an endless variety of makeup brushes out there.  Synthetic brushes, natural bristle brushes, kabuki brushes, beauty blenders, big poofy brushes, and skinny pointed brushes- how do you know what brushes you actually need?  How do you know what brush to use to do what? Here’s a guide on brushes you really need! Natural vs. Synthetic Natural Bristle Brushes Natural brushes are often made out of animal hair such as horse, goat, or boar hair and as a result, work best with powder products.  Mineral powder foundations, powder blush, translucent powder(s), and powder […]