How to Be a Beauty and Fashion Blogger: The 20 Shots You’ll Need to Master

Beauty, Fashion, Nicki's Personal Updates, Personal
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I’ve been blogging since 2007. During that time, I’ve always had an affinity for the writing; I absolutely love coming up with ideas, researching, and writing posts. But when I started to realize our growth stagnated in 2014, I reinvested in photography, and it took our traffic to the next level. Today I receive a lot Read more »

Ambi Fade Cream and 9 More Best Beauty Buys on Amazon

Ambi, Aveeno, Beauty, Biore, Neutrogena, Olay, Revlon, Skin Care
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Ambi Fade Cream is about $8 right now on Amazon. Though I’ve purchased or sampled nearly every sunspot treatment on the market, Ambi Fade Cream holds its ground with the $50 or $100 treatments, despite its price tag. It really all comes down to the ingredients, delivery system, and user’s skin type and concerns. While price sometimes means Read more »

Yves Saint Laurent Volupte Tint-In-Oil: A Truly Innovative Product

Beauty, Lip Gloss, Lip Stain, Lipstick, Yves Saint Laurent
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  Yves Saint Laurent Volupte Tint-In-Oil ($32.00, is a truly innovative product. In a world where boys cry “wolf” and product companies cry “innovation,” I initially was skeptical of this oil, which claims to be a “revolutionary lip color with a tint suspended in a deep conditioning oil” and to “instantly melt into lips.” But, truth be Read more »

Does the Oil-Pulling Method Really Work?

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One benefit to getting older is that I’m increasingly more open-minded. Things that would have never interested me three or four years ago now merit not only a second glance, but often deeper research and, sometimes, even a good ol’ fashioned try! One of these methods is the oil-pulling method. An Ayurvedic healing practice that dates Read more »