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Do Women Pay More than Men for Beauty?

There’s been a lot of hoopla in the last year because Marie Claire wrote a long article about how women essentially pay more to exist (Marie Claire). It seems that commentary and responding articles have latched on mostly to the section where the writer discusses how much more it costs to have women’s shirts dry […]

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An Interview with Dr. Samuel Lam about the Vampire Facelift and Platelet Rich Plasma

Dr. Samuel Lam is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon and a board-certified hair restoration surgeon.  He is the owner of the Willow Bend Wellness Center and has authored five major medical textbooks, over 150 book chapters and scientific papers as well as lecturing nationally and internationally with over 200 lectures to date. Dr. Lam has won numerous awards, including the 2002 John Orlando […]

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Davine's Nounou Nourishing Repair Mask is Best for Thick, Dry Hair

Davine’s , a small beauty supply company from Parma who sells in over 70 countries, recently came out with their Nounou Nourishing Repairing Hair Mask ($22.97, for dry and brittle hair, designed to rejuvenate your locks using a concoction of natural ingredients – olive, bitter cherry, and jojoba oils among others. Why Hair Gets […]


Can Jeans Treat Your Cellulite?

Cellulite treating blue jeans. Not exactly two words you expect to find together. What would you say if I told you that you could look stylish, slim and sexy while fighting cellulite? Is that even impossible? According to Wrangler it is.  Schedule for today, Wrangler Clothing Company is supposed to release new jeans that promise to […]

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Follow Friday + Nicki's Personal Updates: Week of January 25, 2013

It has recently come to my attention that there are an alarming number of women in this country who pride themselves on being “independent.”  According to the dictionary, independent means: 1.  not influenced or controlled by others in matters of opinion,conduct, etc.; thinking or acting for oneself: an independent thinker. 2.  not subject to another’s authority or jurisdiction; autonomous;free: an independent businessman. 3.  not influenced by the thought or action of others: independent research. 4.  not dependent; not depending or contingent upon something else for existence, operation, etc. 5.  not relying on another or others for aid or support. Yet we are living in the most ostracized, lonely time ever as […]