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bow’d up0

you may have seen on instagram that this was my favorite beauty moment of the golden globes. now, i’m fairly obsessed with sienna miller on a regular head-to-toe basis, but this whole situation to me was so refreshing. now, i … Continue reading

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2016 taught me0

how is it possible that we are on the verge of 2017? i swear it was january just 5 minutes ago. time passing at the speed of light aside, here are ten beauty lessons learned in 2016: trust your brows to benefit. … Continue reading

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december favorites0

this incredibly reasonable + generously sized alternative to my previous obsession from origins (which i still adore, but tends to be somewhat cost prohibitive, considering how quickly i blow through it) this insanely hydrating gel moisturizer – i’m slowly falling … Continue reading

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phyto phytodéfrisant botanical straightening balm0

let’s get right down to it: this balm has a jelly texture, but isn’t sticky like a mousse. a dime size dollop in my medium bob gives unfussy, natural texture while still holding on to the smoothness that i work … Continue reading

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living proof full dry volume blast0

today’s on-time work arrival is brought to you by the dynamic spray duo up above. on the mornings when i just can’t drag myself out of bed early enough to wash / dry / straighten my hair, i often try … Continue reading

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about my curls1

ugh, my hair. i know the grass is always greener, but here’s the deal. i have the type of hair that falls somewhere between wavy and curly. it resists straightening, making that process long and labor-intensive, and i have what … Continue reading

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why i shampoo twice2

(story of my life ^ ^ ^) i always scoffed at the “repeat” portion of my shampoo instructions, but it turns out that those manufacturers are really onto something. i have gone through the last 34 years believing that one … Continue reading

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my hair cuttery spring look1

the warm weather has me wanting to lighten up my dark brunette hair. i knew that lara had a great experience partnering with hair cuttery after her daughter was born, so when the team there invited me in to get … Continue reading

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drybar tysons corner1

a couple of weekends ago, i had the opportunity to attend the grand opening of the drybar in tysons corner. it was my first visit to the famed blowout salon – and i was psyched from hearing such amazing things … Continue reading

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embracing my hair’s natural texture1

for years i have been saying that i’m going to do it. i’m going to part ways with my sleek bob and make way for the wayward curls and bends that are a part of my hair’s true dna. i don’t … Continue reading

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