Category: Good Things

{Good Things} Winter Beauty Must-Haves

Real talk. My skin and hair have been out of control dry this winter. Polar Vortex, be damned!  Here’s how I’m surviving. (Aside from burrowing under blankets and wearing sweatpants.) 1. After complaining about dry, dull hair to a friend of mine, she suggested using coconut oil on the ends at night. And then I read about it on The Beauty Department (new obsession, btw) and I was sold. I use about a teaspoon of oil, rub it between my hands to liquify it and then apply it to ...

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{Good Things} Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide: For Him

1. Backpacks are soooo 1998. If your guy is still lugging around his laptop in anything made out of canvas, it’s time for an upgrade. Like this handsome Kenneth Cole Reaction leather messenger bag. Have Amazon Prime? Get it in two days. Boom.  2. I love a man in a cute preppy scarf like this little number from Banana Republic. Stop by your local store and pick it up just in time for the main event. 3. I don’t know what it is about buying gifts for men that makes us ...

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{Good Things} Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

Can you believe we’re only 12 days away from Christmas? I am sooooo close to being done with my shopping list thanks to the power of Amazon Prime and Ebates. Here’s a selection of gift items for the special lady in your life with options from my own wish list (and a few that I’ve already treated myself to):  1) After years of buying cheap sunnies at Target and H&M, I finally went for a splurge and took home this lovely Tory Burch pair. I love the yellow pop of ...

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{Good Things} Beauty Edition

Kerastase Elixer Ultime: This is the only thing keeping my fine, often frizzy hair from looking like a giant poofball thanks to the June humidity in Kansas City. Just one little pump will do the trick when blow drying and another before flat ironing. Plus it smells good too. Don’t let the price tag freak out you out – a little goes a long way.  Laura Mercier Full Blown Volume Lash Building Mascara: In what seems like a never-ending quest to find The Perfect Mascara, I may ...

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