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Fall Beauty Trends Fresh from the Runways

This fall the makeup looks on the runways ran the gamut. There were nude lips and red, neutral eyes and bold ones, bright eyeliner and none…you get the idea. However, some fun trends […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 20, 2018

You know we are all about better basics and we’ve got bunch for you today: simple yet stylish flats to go with any outfit, the very best notebook available (I am hooked), a […]

Another Reason To Ban Straws: The Dreaded Lip Lines

Where did these come from? I swear they weren’t there yesterday. I’m not a smoker, so why am I getting “smoker’s lines?” It turns out there are a startling number of innocuous activities […]

Finally! A Retinol *Without* the Peeling and Redness

After reading article after article in every beauty magazine on the rack, one feature is a consistent favorite of beauty editors: “The Skincare Routines of Top Dermatologists.” I, too, find these articles fascinating, […]

Beauty at the Beach (aka How I’ll Create My Own Personal Spa Week)

This is the time of year that I pull out all the stuff I don’t always have time to indulge in during “regular life;” the things I look at and think “I’m going […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 13, 2018

Stars! Stripes! Polka dots! And…puppies! Something for everyone to love in this week’s top picks. And speaking of love, how amazing are these pink (pink!) opal earrings, and we’re bordering on an obsession […]

Dorm Starter Kit, Part 2: Makeup

You’ve got your skincare regimen all figured out, but what makeup should you take with you? For you makeup junkies, the answer may be… “all of it.” But for those of you who […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 6, 2018

Nude shoes are the key to transition wear, and we’ve got a pair of booties and slides that will ease you right into fall fashions. The rest of our top picks are all […]

The Alexandria Things I Can’t Live Without

This past July, I spent it out of Alexandria. We have a fishing cottage on the Northern Neck, which I love, but there are not many places to shop. There are a few […]

Dorm Starter Kit, Part 1: Skincare

So, you’re off to college. Late nights “studying” may mean that you don’t always have a chance to do a thorough skincare regimen at night. Those late nights may mean late wake-ups and […]

Move Aside Salicylic, Blue Tansy Is Better for Breakouts

Blue tansy, if you struggle with breakouts, is a must-know ingredient. It’s a poisonous flower if ingested, but we’re not suggesting consuming it. Blue tansy’s most important features are its antibacterial, antihistamine, and […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 30, 2018

This week we focus on pieces that are super easy to throw on — a t-shirt, a dress, a jumpsuit, even a ring — but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still high style. […]

RMS Champagne Rosé Luminizer, the Go-To Highlighter for Everyone. Yes, Everyone.

Anyone who has tried RMS will tell you that their highlighters are unsurpassed, the perfect, sheer blend of creaminess and luminosity. The formula does not crease, does not add chunky particles of glitter, […]

The Real Reason Celebs’ Legs Look So Good (And It’s Not Exercise)

It’s hot out. It’s really hot out. This time of year I walk into my closet and immediately feel a bit of dread. It’s true. Jeans are out of the question most days. […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 23, 2018

Pops of red and sparkly accents are on tap this week with top picks that are on time now — think lobster claw earrings that define summer fun and an all-natural scrub for […]

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