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Loving Your Overweight Self

Over 60 percent of U.S. adult women are overweight, according to 2007 estimates from the National Center for Health Statistics of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Additionally over…

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Makeup, Uncovered

With the growing attention on beauty product ingredients, it seems like everywhere we turn there’s a natural this or an organic that ready to lure us in. From Revlon and Suave to…

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Gluten-Free Makeup: Why It Matters

When you’re getting ready for the day and fluffing powder brushes, gluten is probably the last thing on your mind. Generally beautiful blush and mega-defining mascaras are not thought of…

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DIY: Rose Petal Body Scrub

Organic roses are known to have many health benefits. Dried rose petals nourish the skin with vitamin C and provide gentle exfoliation when used as a body scrub. Rose Absolute…

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With Eyes That Look Out

Time for honest talk: I have picked up the bad habit of comparison. Along the way, I’ve also shouldered bitterness, conceit, envy, and—heaviest of all—fear. You might have done the…

Breaking Up With Your Ideal Self

Denmark is the happiest nation in the world—according to studies—and researchers attribute Danes’ happiness to having low expectations in life. In other words, Danes have a non-idealized way of looking…

Twinkle Toes: DIY Pedicure At Home

Pampering your feet is one way to get those toes looking and feeling summer-ready. Since professional pedicures take time (and sometimes big bucks that we don’t always have), why not…

What You See Is What You Get

The highway was clear and breezy with my hair whipping back from my face. The radio kept me company on a windy, spring drive. I stopped at a gas station…

Do You Know How Beautiful You Are?

Women are their own worst beauty critics. According to Dove, only 4% of women around the world consider themselves beautiful, so they decided to conduct a compelling social experiment that…

Respect What You Live In

Some of you may have heard the idea of our body being a “temple” or “sanctuary,” but if not, it essentially means that we should honor and respect the body…

You Are Enough

I’ve known some amazing women during my short time on earth; total knockout beauties, marathon runners, artists, writers, incredible mothers, gourmet chefs, comedians… you name it. And let me tell…

Tuna Melts Our Hearts

The following is a story by Courtney Dasher, the owner of a sweet and special Chiweenie named Tuna who the world has grown to love. Tuna initially became an international…