Fashion & Beauty

5 Foods for Gorgeous Skin and Hair

5 Foods for Gorgeous Skin and Hair
As the saying goes, “beauty starts from the inside out” and it couldn’t be more true. If you’re looking for healthier skin and hair, products aren’t the only things that help. Many times the source of skin or hair issues comes from what we are consuming. Read on to find our top 5 foods to add to your diet for gorgeous skin and hair. Blueberries Rich in antioxidants these berries can help protect you from premature aging. So add half a cup to your morning yogurt or cereal and keep your skin looking young. Avocados Packed with healthy monounsaturated fats - “the good fats” - which are key for producing healthy hair, skin and nails. Avocados also contain antioxidants, fiber, potassium, magnesium, and folate and contain “nutrient boosters,” which aid the body to absorb nutrients from other foods. If you’re...
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National Dress Your Pet Day

National Dress Your Pet Day
Happy Dress your pet day! Enjoy time with your pup, dress them in a designer inspired outfit or in a funny costume. Don't forget to post your photos with #dressyourpet for all of us to enjoy. PETSMART // RAIN PARKA // $29.99 - $47.99 Take your baby out for a stylish walk around town with this hooded parka option. It may not be the best protection against the rain, but I'm sure your pup will be the best dressed pet. This little jacket comes in pink and black, I vote for pink! EBAY // SUPERMAN SUIT // $6.97 Get a laugh out of this one! Your little pooch won't know why he's getting so much attention. Take him out for a walk and watch the reactions you get with the standing Superman outfit. You might want to video tape him...
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Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather
WOMEN’S SWEATER OPTIONS 1.) INC // HUNTER FOREST SIDE ZIP CARDIGAN // $49.99 If you are looking to add a good winter color to your wardrobe, add a dark forest green hue. This cardigan is far from frumpy! The side zipper detail and high low design create a very chic look. OUTFIT IDEA: Pair it with a fitted black shirt and booties or rolled up jeans and sneakers. 2.) BANANA REPUBLIC // PRINT PULLOVER SWEATER // $89.50 This sporty pullover sweater will give your outfit a whole new look. Stop investing in the basic crew neck and bring style to your wardrobe with a completely new design. You’ll love the anorak inspired cut with a drawstring hem and nylon pleated back. OUTFIT IDEA: This is a colorful statement sweater, keep the bottom simple! A white jean or black legging and...
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AVEDA Winter Skin Must Haves

AVEDA Winter Skin Must Haves
For the dry winter months it is essential for us to take care of our skin. Typically, during this time our skin dries out and can start to look dry, peels, and scaly. To combat the dry dull winter skin, we’ve come up with three of our winter skin musts. AVEDA Tourmaline Charged Exfoliating Cleanser The first step in AVEDA's tourmaline charged system with jojoba exfoliating beads this exfoliating daily cleanser helps increase cell turnover and remove impurities from the skin to jumpstart a healthy glow. Use 2-3 times a week. AVEDA Botanical Kinetics Rich Creme or AVEDA Green Science Firming Face Creme A richer, creamier moisturizer helps to not only hydrate but to protect skin from dry air. AVEDA Botanical Kinetics Rich Creme features a silky, comforting texture that dissolves quickly into skin to seal in deep moisture for...
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New Year, New Look, New You

New Year, New Look, New You
The new year is fast approaching and what better time than now to make that change you’ve always been looking for. For most the new year comes with resolutions and goals that could take days, months, and even years to accomplish, but one thing that can change in just a few hours is a new hair color. Here are some of our favorite hair color trends for winter 2016. Icy Blondes A little Elsa goes a long way... get ready to see some beautiful wintery blondes with subtle silver undertones. But remember that this could be a process depending on your current color and color history. Rich Coppery Reds This hair color that is rare in nature will bring in that deep fiery and vibrant warmth this winter. "Brondes" Bronde inspired by blondes who want to go darker but not...
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New Year's Eve Looks for 2016

New Year's Eve Looks for 2016
CROP TOP + A-LINE SKIRT 1. ROSE EMBOSSED CROP TOP // GUESS $59 2. GOLD HEELS // MARC FISHER $79.95 3. PLEATED SKIRT // ANN TAYLOR $129 4. LAYERED NECKLACE // ANTHROPOLOGIE $78 5. COCKTAIL RING // ANTHROPOLOGIE $68 Bring in the new year with the hottest trend of the moment. the crop top! You'll love all the subtle details. The faux leather trim and embossed rose texture print will get you excited to find new ways to wear it. Twirl around the dance floor in this airy, flair skirt, it's the perfect party piece. The gold glitter heels pair perfectly with the red skirt and add the right amount of glitz. Add some flair with this special cocktail ring by San Francisco designer Jan Michaels. SEQUIN SHRUG + JUMPSUIT 1. SEQUIN SHRUG // COLLECTION XIIX $54 2. BEAD CLUTCH...
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Top 5 Products from the Nordstrom Fall Beauty Trend Show

Top 5 Products from the Nordstrom Fall Beauty Trend Show
Many new products in time for the holidays! View my top five favorites: 1. GWEN STEFANI EYESHADOW PALETTE // URBAN DECAY $58 Urban Decay is known best for their NAKED palette collection, but they now have a limited edition selection too good to pass up. The Gwen Stefani eyeshadow palette is the first celebrity collaboration Urban Decay has taken on. This luxe, 15 shade kit has enough colors for you to experiment wearing and create looks that will never bore. Everything from the design of the case to the names of the each eyeshadow are all inspired by Gwen Stefani’s personal style. With color names such as pop, stark, punk, and danger you would think the colors would be too crazy to wear, but there are mostly neutral tones with only a few bolder colors. 2. MATTE REVOLUTION LUMINOUS MODERN-MATTE...
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Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $30

Last Minute Gift Ideas Under $30
Forget the candle and lotion gift sets! These accessories below are elegant yet budget friendly. We searched all over to find these thoughtful suggestions. Enjoy our top five gifts ideas under $30, you may want to pick one up for yourself as well. 1. CHALKBOARD CHEESE MARKERS , SET OF 4 // $19.95 A great gift idea for the friend who loves to host parties. These Baltic birch wood markers are stylishly chic with a gold accent for elegant pairing. The chalkboard, double sided writing area will help the hostess identify the fancy cheeses for her skillfully organized evening. 2. CLEAR AND GOLD BARWARE // NATE BERKUS $19.99 These bar essentials are a must have for the wine lover. The acrylic handles and stainless steel gold combo are too dashing to hide. They are not only functional but also a...
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Product Review: Aveda Dry Shampoo

Product Review: Aveda Dry Shampoo
Let's be honest, washing your hair every day can be time consuming and actually isn't best for you hair stripping the natural oilers that keep your hair healthy. A great alternative to keep your hair fresh and looking great is dry shampoo. Dry shampoo is a very fine powder that can be an aerosol, mousse, or powder. The main purpose of this little miracle worker is to soak up all the excess oil on your scalp, which can make your hair look dirty. “Who wants to wash their hair every day? Dry shampoo allows you to get a little more mileage on your style, plus it smells great and is 99.8% natural. Winning on all fronts. ” ~  Christopher, Senior ImEdge Designer What are the benefits? The benefits to using dry shampoo is simply this, convenience. It helps make greasy hair look presentable, adds volume...
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Bellefleur's 4th Annual Lingerie Fashion Show

Bellefleur's 4th Annual Lingerie Fashion Show
Lingerie is a woman’s secret way of expressing her sexy side to her lover and herself. Although the well curated lacy undergarments are hidden, having the right lingerie can also help a woman feel a little more playful on a first date or more powerful in an important meeting. Bellefleur Lingerie boutique owner, Lindsey Runyon, put it perfectly, “On the outside a woman can look polished and professional but underneath she can show off her bright and sexy side.” The show started with models wearing dresses that they slowly started to strip off as they walked down runway and at the end stage those layers came off completely. Models danced around exposed in their bra and panties to the beat of the music. The fashion show had quite a few selections of lingerie for the night but my personal favorites...
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Runway Reimagined

Runway Reimagined
Runway Reimagined did more for the imagination than a typical fashion show. As models walked down the runway, the audience not only admired the clothing and outfits but were filled with curiosity of where each garment came from, the history behind each piece, and blown away by how they made everything look so good together. Value Village and Eco Fashion Week put together this event to not only inspire change but create awareness about the waste we create from unused clothing. The average North American creates a waste of 68 lbs. of clothing per year and that amount increase slightly every year. CEO Ken Alterman was very impressed by how the designers and stylists at the show could reinvent the clothing and bring it to life in a new way. The fashion show was set up with two different sets. In...
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How to Wear Marsala

How to Wear Marsala
Who says we have to live in dark dreary winter colors? Liven up your wardrobe with the hot color of the season: marsala! Now before you shy away from the idea of wearing a bold hue in this cold weather, you've got to see the top ways to add it into your looks. We’ve got a few choices for you to pick from. Denim is an easy way to add color to your look, it can easily be paired with cozy solid knits and embellished with jewels. You can also accent your outfits with a wool coat. Don’t forget to have fun with the one you choose, this funnel neck coat by Guess is classy but has great lines and texture. Another option is to add the marsala in as a statement accessory such as Vince Camut​o’s beautiful suede pumps...
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Holiday Do's and Bold Looks

Holiday Do's and Bold Looks
‘Tis the season for top knots, faux fringe, nude and bold lips, heavily lined eyes, and effortless plays on classic looks. We have created a winter collection of styles that could easily be brought to life this season that could be your next look for all those holiday parties and gatherings. Along with our winter collection, many celebrities showed off some of our favorite looks at the 2015 American Music Awards. J. Lo showed us the top knot with not only one, but two completely different looks. She displayed a classic french twist to show off her neck line in the beautiful Costello gown with a gorgeous bold red lip and gorgeous soft curls for a more natural look with a beautiful smokey eye. Demi Lovato took it back to a more classic vibe, mixing in a modern version of the 1920's finger ...
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