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The Best Handmade Products at Novica.com

I don't normally share a lot about shopping sites, but one in particular impressed me so much that I have to tell you all about it. The site Novica.com is an international shopping site affiliated with National Geographic with a mission "to give artists and artisans around the world a global platform to express their true artistic talents, to spur their creativity" and to bring that talent to your doorstep.

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Natural vs Organic and Women’s Blogs to Love

I try to expand my personal blog roll every week by adding some interesting women's blogs. I've come across several that I think you will find either inspiring or informative as well.

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Perfect, Healthful Gifts for Men

Every year you may wonder what in the world to get the men in your life. Well, we want to help! I found some great men's products to consider. Since we are all about health and wellness around here,

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Lather, Inc. Product Review and Giveaway

I was recently contacted by a rep from Lather, Inc., a natural beauty company based in Pasadena, California. She shared the fact that Lather was starting a new charitable campaign with the sale of The Planting Seeds Kit. Lather is raising money for the National Headache Foundation with each sale of the lavender gift package.

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Makeup and Eye Health

It occurred to me that we may be damaging one of the most precious things we have...our eyes. With daily use of eye shadow, mascara, liner, and eye makeup removers, are we polluting our eyes with substances that could be stripping away our eyesight?

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Resourceful Beauty

During this financial hardship that most of us have been affected by, I've come to know that thrifty beauty is the new thing (or the necessity). Though I'm no cosmetic snob, I do occasionally enjoy a shopping trip to major department store beauty departments and afternoons at the spa.

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A Yummy DIY Facial

If you ladies get a chance, please stop by my friend's blog and check out a recipe for a pumpkin facial to die for. You can catch it and many other beauty tips at A Mom in Red High Heels.

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Beautiful Soaps: Product Review

I was fortunate to come across Beautiful Soaps on Etsy.com while searching for natural products to review on the site. Owner, Heather Smith, graciously agreed to send me some free samples of several products for trial so I could give you ladies an honest opinion about what she creates and sells.

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Bargains, Bartering, and Borrowing

Recently, I told you gals about my style changes that included a funky short, blonde hairdo and a return to my edgier side. I am finding that just the hair change alone is giving me a spark for life that I haven't felt for a long time. It's amazing to me how much different you can feel when you have the right appearance on the outside.

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Finding Style Confidence

For some women (even me) changing their look can be a scary thing. We get comfortable with what we see in the mirror and assume that others feel the same way when they look at us. So, why should we change? For me it’s about being creative and allowing self-expression. Your reason may be something completely different.

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My Article at A Mom In Red High Heels

Hey, Ladies, I wanted to let you know that I had the opportunity to write a guest post at A Mom In Red High Heels. It's a story that details my adventure in finding the perfect red shoes for the DC Hair Loungegrand opening party last weekend. Please visit her site and check it out. She is a mom and blogger whom I respect immensely.

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Finding Your Style (Inside and Out)

When it comes to showing the world who you are on the inside you may have no trouble. However, the outside dawning of a style that compliments what's going on in your mind and heart tends to plague even the most confident of women. Portraying a personality, whether it be fun-loving or somewhat demure, takes a little thought and planning.

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Joyful Girl Naturals: Review and Giveaway

All of us have a joyful girl inside...somewhere. Strangely, the simplest of things can bring her out. Recently, I had the opportunity to try some new organic body sprays by Joyful Girls Naturals. I had no idea how they would feel on or how they would smell mingled with my own unique scent.

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How to Keep Hands Looking Young

As an Esthetician, I specialize in skincare of the face - the first thing other people notice when they meet you. Want to know what gets noticed second?

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Aroma Artisan: Review and Giveaway

You might have noticed that I'm on a rather organic/all-natural product kick right now. On my quest for some new personal care products that pass my standards, I discovered Aroma Artisan at Etsy, a company that sells exactly what I was looking for - cold process soaps and unique essential oils with custom fragrances.

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