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These Are the Internet’s Most Loved Hair Dryers

I need a new hair dryer. The very expensive, very fabulous BioIonic I bought in grad school died a dramatic death several years ago, after more than ten years of faithful service. The blogger-freebie Conair I’ve been using the last few years in its place has got to the point where it doesn’t seem to be so much drying my hair as beating it into submission. I’ve got to do something. So, I asked the internet. More precisely, I made the rounds to the major online stores where one might purchase a ha...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Dyson, Conair, Stephanie Rahlfs, Revlon One Step Volumizer Hair Dryer


Sunday Firesides: The Moral Weight of Gifts

We’re coming up on three weeks post-Christmas, and chances are you still have one gift lying around that remains unopened or unused. You’ll probably let it sit on a counter or a shelf for a while longer, and then stick it in a drawer or cabinet somewhere, before finally throwing it away, perhaps years from now. The fact that we go through this process of having to let the gift sit, before feeling okay with getting rid of it, tells us something important: gifts carry a moral obligation. Gifts e...
Tags: Life, A Man's Life, Sunday Firesides


Hailey Baldwin Just Said "Bye-Bye, Blond!" and Debuted a Cotton-Candy Pink Hair Color

When people think of Hailey Baldwin, a few things come to mind: her wildfire supermodel career, her chic fashion sense, her marriage to the one and only Justin Bieber, and her trendsetting hairstyles. Just a month after debuting a chin-length bob, the 22-year-old model is shaking things up once again by dyeing her signature blond hair a cotton-candy pink shade. This is far from the first time Baldwin has decided to "think pink." She embraced a rosy hue for the Met Gala last May, and while her c...
Tags: Beauty, Justin Bieber, Celebrity Hairstyles, Hailey Baldwin, Baldwin, Celebrity Hair, Celebrity Hairstyle Changes, Hailey Baldwin Just Said Bye Bye Blond, Cotton Candy Pink Hair Color


Golden Globe Awards – 2019 Red Carpet Standouts

It is not lost on me that the 2019 Golden Globe Awards had some of the best fashion looks in the last decade, and it’s the first year without Fashion Police. Perhaps celebrities and stylists are more apt to take risks without the public backlash that comes with a less than stellar fashion choice? It’s … Continue reading "Golden Globe Awards – 2019 Red Carpet Standouts" The post Golden Globe Awards – 2019 Red Carpet Standouts appeared first on The Dishmaster.
Tags: Fashion, General, Religion, Golden Globes, Celebrity Fashion, Red Carpet, Golden Globe, Red Carpet Fashion


Finally built the new shed!!

After blogging about it plenty of times, starting at 9am and finishing around 5:30pm, today I built my new shed! Man, that is a long time – and it is not even finished! First up was emptying the old shed, tearing it down, moving it out of the way, cleaning up the old brushwood I’d stuffed behind it two summers ago, cleaning up all the rocks I exhumed three years back, sweeping the concrete plate, then beginning the build. I got all that done maybe by 10am, within an hour. Until 12 I put on the n...
Tags: Photography, Diy, Life


Picture Books to Prepare for School – Part 1

Whether your little one is a school starter or not, undoubtedly, they will need to prepare themselves for a new year of friendships, challenges, opportunities and exciting adventures. There will also be chances to inquire into and discover all new domains, hence raising even more questions about the world than ever. The following picture books … Continue reading Picture Books to Prepare for School – Part 1 The post Picture Books to Prepare for School – Part 1 appeared first on The Boomerang Bo...
Tags: School, Books, Life, Love, Friendship, Value, Independence, Walker Books, Beginning, Book Reviews - Childrens and Young Adult, New Book Releases, Romi Sharp, Scholastic Australia, Worth, Anticipation, EK Books


Julián Castro Officially Announces His 2020 Presidential Bid, With His First Stop In Puerto Rico

Julián Castro, the former mayor of San Antonio, TX and former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under the Obama administration, is running for president in 2020.Castro announced his bid at a rally in San Antonio on Saturday morning, becoming one of the highest-profile Latinx candidates to ever seek the Democratic nomination, per The New York Times. His first campaign appearance will be on Monday at the Latino Victory Fund’s annual summit in Puerto Rico, where he plans to speak with res...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Texas, Minnesota, Maryland, Obama, Congress, California, Mexico, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, New Hampshire, Hawaii, New York Times


The Best Celebrity Perfumes That Are Still Worth Checking Out

Yes, celeb perfumes are still around. And these are the ones you need to get!Choosing a perfume is hard. Designer fragrances often don’t justify their steep price tags with unique, memorable scents, but inexpensive body sprays don’t have the staying power to make drowning yourself in endless spritzes worth it. In comes the celebrity perfume.Once a backbone of the perfume industry, these affordable scents aren't too popular anymore. (There’s a great article in Cosmo that explains how social media...
Tags: Amazon, Kim Kardashian, Budget, Rihanna, College, Beauty, Paris, Ariana Grande, One Direction, Perfume, Britney Spears, Santa, Fragrance, Cosmo, J Lo, Britney


A Plant for Every Room in Your Home

It’s easy to see why we reach for plants in a decorative pinch: they’re vibrant, they’re aromatic, and they add a simple decorative touch to space that may be lacking. Although we can safely say everyone can see the visual appeal in adding a plant to your room, not everyone knows that some can be used for additional purposes, ranging from air purification, allergy help, and more. Here are the indoor plants you should keep in each room, based on their purpose. Eucalyptus ...
Tags: Fashion, New York City


Prepare To Be Endeared By The Flawed Look Of Baroque Pearl Jewelry

When we think of pearls, it's easy to imagine perfectly-polished, circular gemstones whose high quality is also apparent in the corresponding price tag. This season, the fashion world is here to embrace imperfection with baroque pearls. These freshwater pearls (and their faux counterparts for those looking for a thrifty option) are not the prim, uniform, rounded styles preferred by Veronica Lodge-type perfectionists, but rather each stone is wonderfully unique.From earrings to bracelets and eve...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Veronica Lodge


How a notorious mobster’s granddaughter is angering people with MTV show

In the opening scenes of the new MTV reality show “Made in Staten Island,” Karina Seabrook is shown chatting with her grandfather about her college plans, the weather and everyday life in her home borough. It’s a normal family interaction — except that her grandfather is Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano, the recently-paroled underboss of...
Tags: Fashion, Mtv, Staten Island, Gravano, Karina Seabrook, Salvatore `` Sammy


How notorious mobster’s granddaughter is angering people with MTV show

In the opening scenes of the new MTV reality show “Made in Staten Island,” Karina Seabrook is shown chatting with her grandfather about her college plans, the weather and everyday life in her home borough. It’s a normal family interaction — except that her grandfather is Salvatore “Sammy the Bull” Gravano, the recently-paroled underboss of...
Tags: Fashion, Mtv, Staten Island, Gravano, Karina Seabrook, Salvatore `` Sammy


Introducing Benefit's Latest Model, Kate Grant, Who Has Down Syndrome

Benefit Cosmetics has a new brand ambassador and model, Kate Grant, and she's paving the way for inclusivity. The 20-year-old was born with Down syndrome, and after winning the Teen Ultimate Beauty of the World pageant in the United Kingdom in 2018, she has been gaining an impressive social media following. The Ireland native is now also starring in Benefit Cosmetics's Roller Line Lash campaign throughout the UK and inspiring her followers by following her dreams of modeling. Among the encouragi...
Tags: UK, Makeup, Instagram, United States, Ireland, Beauty, United Kingdom, Benefit Cosmetics, Katie, Ashley Graham, Beauty News, Eyeliner, Beauty Diversity, Kate Grant, Beautiful Benefit


A Week In Los Angeles, CA, On A $63,216 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a judicial assistant working in government who makes $63,216 per year and spends some of her money this week on In-N-Out.Occupation: Judicial AssistantIndustry: GovernmentAge: 29Location: Los Angeles, CASalary: $63,216Paycheck Amount (2x/month): $1,80...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, California, Lgbt, Los Angeles, Tesla, Taiwan, Netflix, Nba, Rockets, Keurig, Starbucks, Apple Watch, Ira, Ellen


6 Celebs Who Made Us Want to Embrace Our Grays

Over the last few years, female celebrities have been spotted on the red carpet embracing a trend that was once considered taboo: their gray hair. While women should be able to wear their hair any color they want (or no color at all), it used to be rare to see stars without a head of perfectly colored hair. Luckily, a handful of stars have been proudly showing their roots or even going fully gray on formal occasions like premieres and award shows. Ahead you'll see some of your favorite celebrit...
Tags: Beauty, Hair, Hair Color, Celebrity Beauty, Celebrity Hair, Beauty Trends




Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard Says She Will Run For President In 2020

Democratic Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is running for president in 2020.Gabbard revealed her decision on Friday in an interview with CNN. She said she will make a formal announcement within the next week."There are a lot of reasons for me to make this decision,” Gabbard said. “There are a lot of challenges that are facing the American people that I'm concerned about and that I want to help solve.”Gabbard was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2012 to represent Hawaii’s ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, Minnesota, Maryland, Congress, Stephen Colbert, California, Washington, Massachusetts, Iraq, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Syria, Cnn


The Pro's Guide To Nailing The Perfect At-Home Manicure

Whether you prefer French tips, a gel finish, or powder dip nails, making time for a professional manicure is an indulgence — and not all of us have the time, money, or patience for a refresh every week. But thanks to beloved brands like O.P.I, Essie, and Sally Hansen stocked plentifully at most drugstores, Instagram-worthy nails are, well, at our fingertips.Formulas are better than ever overall, but when it comes to painting your nails yourself, the wrong techniques and bad habits can lead to ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Instagram, Streets, Sally Hansen, OPI


Roberto Cavalli Florence Amber

Roberto Cavalli (Coty) launched a new perfume and a new pillar of their perfume collection called Florence at the end of 2017. The collection is dedicated to the roots of the fashion house, inspired by Tuscan landscapes. The first flanker of the line comes out in early 2019 as Florence Amber. "As she walks through the palace, the amber light of the setting sun that flows through the wrought-iron... Read full article: Roberto Cavalli Florence Amber from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazi...
Tags: Fashion, Florence, Roberto Cavalli, Fragrantica Perfumes, Roberto Cavalli Florence Amber, Roberto Cavalli Coty


6 Tips for Saving Money on Kids Clothing

Whether you want your child to have a unique look or just to be comfortable, there are plenty of ways you can save money on your kids clothing. Sure, you can splurge on some cute outfits every now and then, but let’s face it. Kids get dirty, they explore, they are not responsible enough to not break out the paint in their holiday outfit. So instead of spending $40 on something that will get worn for 20 minutes, why not use these tips to save money on kids clothing? Buy in bulk. ...
Tags: Fashion, Save Money, Kids Clothing, Children's Clothing, Kids Apparel, Kids Clothes, Kids Fashion


Ricardo Ramos' Three New Perfumes Inspire His Fashion Creations for Berlin's Fashion Week

Ricardo Ramos is a Colombian/Spanish designer based in Berlin who has been active in fashion since his childhood. Paradoxically he calls himself a self-taught designer, even though he studied Fashion at the Paris American Academy (Paris-France), Tailoring in a Westminster educational program (London-England), Experimental Fashion Illustration at the Central Saint Martin’s College of art and Desi... Read full article: Ricardo Ramos' Three New Perfumes Inspire His Fashion Creations for Berlin's F...
Tags: Fashion, Berlin, Fragrantica Perfumes, Ricardo Ramos, Paris American Academy Paris France Tailoring, London England Experimental Fashion Illustration, Central Saint Martin 's College, Desi Read


The APA issued a report saying toxic masculinity is a real thing

The American Psychological Association confirmed this week what women and gay men have known forever: that "toxic masculinity" is a real thing.
Tags: Health, Misogyny, Life, Lifestyle, Men, Homophobia, Masculine, Ad Friendly, Queerty, APA, American Psychological Association, Toxic Masculinity, Toxic Males


What’s their beef? Why today’s leading men are driven to be buff

Aidan Turner’s Poldark has ushered in a new age of brawn, but many are asking if the trend has gone too farModern screen heroes come in many guises, but whether a leading man is cast as a mathematician, a surgeon or a scientist, the likelihood is that, once the shirt comes off, he will be equipped with both a firm abdomen and bulbous biceps.A new appetite for leading men who, whether or not they are playing professional athletes, appear to spend half the week in the gym is now concerning even es...
Tags: Health, Film, Life and style, Society, Body Image, Culture, Health & wellbeing, Stage, Acting, Aidan Turner, Poldark, Tom Brittney


Personal trainer John Kim on how ‘Shake Yo Booty’ makes staying in shape fun

He also reveals the virtue of short shorts, and what to add to that gym smoothie.
Tags: Feature, Lifestyle, Trainers, Ad Friendly, John Kim, Prepared


Rant & Rave: Too much garbage by onramp and freeway

Readers rant about freeway and onramp garbage, rave about Olympic Manor holiday lights
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle


Wife fears husband’s bragging sets family up for failure

Does Carolyn Hax have any advice for how to head him off?
Tags: News, Life, Carolyn Hax


Monty Panesar was on Celebrity Mastermind and it did not go well

Monty Panesar on Mastermind (iPlayer) We love Monty Panesar – absolutely love him – but his Celebrity Mastermind appearance was not a triumph. The pressure clearly got to him during the general knowledge round and he appeared to lose the ability to comprehend English sentences. What followed was a sort of word association exercise where Monty blurted out whatever happened to be passing through his brain each time John Humphrys stopped talking. Monty gave some very fine wr...
Tags: Sex, John Humphrys, England cricket news, Monty Panesar, Lewis, Monty, Keats, Oliver Twist Number two Monty



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