Category: Health & Beauty

{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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Our Annual Cleanse

After weeks of cocktail parties and cheese plates and holiday meals and travel and generally not caring about calories or a regular workout schedule, January provides a glorious clean slate. It’s cliche, I know. But just like all of the newbies at the gym this month and every food blogger posting favorite wholesome recipes, I like to hit the reset button on my body and get back to a place of healthy habits.  Enter the annual cleanse.  There are TONS of cleanses with varying ...

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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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