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There are lots more important things going on in this world than beauty and fashion; here’s where we talk about them.

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The New Year’s Word

Happy new year, friends! Looking back on 2019, I have deep gratitude for the things that I have seen bloom and grow, the result of work and love. As years go, 2019 was both great and also tough. I saw loss, dealt with health issues of those close to me, and struggled to carve out …

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On Friends, and Memories

There are specific periods of your life where friendships imprint on you the most. Usually, it’s at the beginning of something big and/or scary. Kindergarten friends we end up keeping for life come to mind, as do summer camp pals, the odd activity-related friend, too. And because few things are as big and scary as …

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Life Lately and Links

There are so many things to catch up on–from products I’m loving, to things I’m reading. Let’s do a little Life Lately and Links! Using When my sister and I were younger, we would laugh when my mom would take out her tiny little lipstick case to reapply her vibrant red orange lipstick after eating …

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