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Notes From the Style Lab: Making the Cutest DIY Earrings

By Rose Wednesday On September 25, 2014

So many people struggle with clothes, and for good reason. Clothing design and manufacture is one of the most convoluted industries in the world. Clothes get designed, copied, recopied, modified, shipped overseas… Read More


Yes, You Can Wear Make-Up at the Beach! (We’ll Show You How)

By Amber Logsdon On June 17, 2014

Having spent all of my summers in coastal cities on the East Coast, I should know a thing or two about getting sunkissed (or sun poisoned, depending on my level of recklessness… Read More

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How to Get the Bloodiest Blood Red Lips

By Sara Luckey On March 26, 2013

I’m all about a bold lip. Bright colors, dark colors, any and all colors as long as they are bold, vivid and intense. One of my go-to’s for dramatic day or night… Read More

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DIY Beauty: Brown Sugar Body Scrub, Babies!

By Sara Luckey On March 12, 2013

I dig DIY beauty. I have a ton of ingredients in my cabinets from the baking I did this past winter, and now it’s time to give them another use. DIY scrubs… Read More


Valentine’s Day Nails: Be the Queen of Hearts

By Sully Moreno On February 12, 2013

Opinions on Valentine’s Day range from it being a holiday invented by the consumerist machine to the perfect opportunity to score some chocolates. Problematic connotations of the holiday aside, for me it’s… Read More

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Nail Friday: Making Butter

By Taylor Blakin On December 7, 2012

No, this isn’t about shaking a jar of cream and then spreading it on crackers so you can learn about…I don’t know…dairy? Did anyone else do this in 2nd grade? Anyway, I… Read More


Beauty Advice: How Do I Avoid the Caked-On Make-Up Look?

By Jessica Knox On December 5, 2012

It is I, your former purveyor of Treat Yo’Self Thursday, back with a new Beauty Advice series where I will attempt to answer your most pressing beauty-related questions (so please leave them… Read More

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Nail Friday: Inspired by The Dainty Squid

By Taylor Blakin On November 30, 2012

As I’ve been trying to tell you guys over and over again (and not very subtly, mind you), I’m running out of freaking ideas for what to paint on my nails. So… Read More

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Nail Friday: Black (Magic) Friday

By Taylor Blakin On November 23, 2012

I’m really honing in on the “black” in “Black Friday” for this tutorial because to be honest, witchcraft and ouija boards and incense are so much better than rabid throngs of middle-aged… Read More

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Nail Friday: Deep Blue Vs!

By Taylor Blakin On November 16, 2012

Full disclosure: This was my second attempt at these nails. First time around I used a shimmery navy and a regular navy and you couldn’t even tell the difference. Embarrassing. But I… Read More

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Nail Friday: Mean Green Seams!

By Taylor Blakin On November 9, 2012

Nothing’s more sexy than back-seam tights, am I right? When I found these thin, striping ribbons on eBay, all I could think about was recreating the sexiness of back-seam tights on my… Read More

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Nail Friday: Oshawott’s Up? (Pokémon Style)

By Taylor Blakin On November 2, 2012

Well, you guys asked for it, didn’t you? Lately, with the release of Black and White Version 2, I’ve been living and breathing Pokémon. Despite the fact that they look like a… Read More