• DIY Style Tips: Transform Your Simple Dress Into Valentine’s Elegance
    DIY Style

    DIY Style Tips: Transform Your Simple Dress Into Valentine’s Elegance

    Whether you are going on a dinner date or any fun date with your partner, you deserve to look your best for either of the dates. But if dressing up for a Valentine’s date is driving you crazy, the styling tips we have come up with will be your guide for this Valentine’s Day. Whether you are planning to wear a red dress or any simple dress for Valentine’s dinner, you will need some styling tips to upgrade your look. Check out the tips here.  Add Layers If you want to add an edge to your simple red dress then you can pair your dress with a long solid coloured…

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  • Tweens are getting rashes from some skin care products popularized on social media, dermatologists say
    Skin Care

    Tweens are getting rashes from some skin care products popularized on social media, dermatologists say

    A few days after she began her new skin care regimen — toner, moisturizer, serum and facial mist — the skin around 13-year-old Leora’s lips became red and dry. A couple days later, the rash turned yellow and crusty. “I was touching it because it was really itchy, and then I think it got infected,” said Leora, whose family requested her last name not be published for privacy reasons, given that she is a minor. A dermatologist prescribed Leora a medication to alleviate irritation and advised her to stop her skin care routine and apply petroleum jelly until the rash cleared. Then came a discussion that dermatologists say is increasingly common:…

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  • 12 of the Best Accessories to Personalize Your Kindle
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    12 of the Best Accessories to Personalize Your Kindle

    This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Ashlie (she/her) is an educator, librarian, and writer. She is committed to diversifying the reading lives of her students and supporting fat acceptance as it intersects with other women’s issues. She’s also perpetually striving to learn more about how she can use her many privileges to support marginalized groups. Interests include learning how to roller skate with her local roller derby team, buying more books than she’ll ever read, hiking with her husband and sons, and making lists to avoid real work. You can find her on Instagram (@ashlieelizabeth), Twitter (@mygirlsimple) or at…

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  • 13 Famous Clothing Brands To Stay Away From Buying
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    13 Famous Clothing Brands To Stay Away From Buying

    pixelfit / Getty Images No matter what hits the runway in New York, Paris, Los Angeles or Milan, just because a designer piece of clothing comes with a hefty price tag, doesn’t make it worth your money. Name brand recognition is a leading reason people will buy certain garments, but if you take a peak behind the cashmere curtains, you may be surprised as to how little value goes into every stitch.  Read: 6 Genius Things All Wealthy People Do With Their Money 6 Famous Clothing Brands You Should Avoid Famous clothing brands run the gamut from cheap fast fashion to high-end luxury designs. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee that…

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  • Confidence Secrets From 4 Women Pushing Back Against Beauty Standards
    Woman & Beauty

    Confidence Secrets From 4 Women Pushing Back Against Beauty Standards

    Shutterstock / Prostock-studio. Beauty standards are engraved into girls from a young age. Our Barbies and dolls come perfectly packaged with their hair, makeup, and nails already done. Most of us played with those toys as we watched our mothers get dolled up for the day. Beauty seems fun and playful until we evolve into teenagers. Then, many of us feel the pressure to conform to trends and change our hair and makeup. The parts of ourselves we once deemed “just fine” have become our biggest insecurities. Our bodies, skin, and hair begin to change while comparison sets in. This, at times, creates a divide between women, mainly because we…

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  • Downtown Seattle jewelry store to close after 112 years in business
    Jewelry

    Downtown Seattle jewelry store to close after 112 years in business

    Fox’s Seattle will officially close on Saturday, April 27. SEATTLE — One of the oldest businesses in Seattle is closing after 112 years. “We love the city, we’ve been here for 112 years, we love Seattle,” said Zoey Mann, the owner of Fox’s Seattle. It’s a jewelry store on the corner of 4th Avenue and University Street, filled with a lifetime of shining moments. “This place means the world to me,” said Mann. “I mean, my mom brought me here when I was 2 weeks old, and it was the first place after the pediatrician’s office that she brought me. My daughter learned to walk in our old store. All my…

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