6 Common Misconceptions When It Comes to Wearing Shapewear

In recent years, shapewear has been considered a godsend by many because of how it can change the way clothes can look on the wearer’s body. People of all sizes now have the chance to attain that coveted hourglass shape in tighter clothing. Additionally, shapewear has made dressing up much easier for people who are transitioning between different body weights and shapes. With the use of shapewear, people can always look their best, no matter what the occasion. However, there are a lot of miscon...
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What Makes Dimethiconol Different From Other Silicone?

What Is Dimethiconol? Dimethiconol is a type of silicone that is used in skincare and hair care products. Silicones are a group of synthetic ingredients used to improve the texture and application of skincare, haircare, and cosmetics. Dimethiconol, as a silicone helps to improve the appearance,...
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What Is The Controversy Over Limonene?

What Is Limonene? Limonene is a naturally-occurring ingredient that is found in citrus fruits such as in the oil of citrus fruit peels, including lemon, orange, mandarin, lime, and grapefruit, as well as pine trees and mint. It is used in skincare to improve the scent of products and is often...
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Chloé Atelier des Fleurs Papyrus, Vanilla Planifolia Tuberosa 1974

  Fashion house Chloé launched the exclusive Atelier des Fleurs line in 2019 as a collection of nine fragrances that can be combined in layers of two or three editions. In the fall of 2020, the collection is joined by three new perfumes, created so that they can be mixed with each other:  Papyrus, Vanilla Planifolia Tuberosa 1974. Chloé invited famous perfumers to develop an exclusive creat... Read full article: Chloé Atelier des Fleurs Papyrus, Vanilla Planifolia Tuberosa 1974 from Fragran...
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New: Musc Invisible, the Second Skin Perfume by Juliette Has A Gun

The Juliette Has A Gun brand has just unveiled its second launch of the year, after Lipstick Fever last May. This time, with Musc Invisible, the house approaches more fluffy horizons, with the scent note so essential to perfumery, musk.  Romano Ricci, the founder of the brand, wanted, through this new fragrance, to take up the challenge of showing the ultimate base note, musk, as soon as the f... Read full article: New: Musc Invisible, the Second Skin Perfume by Juliette Has A Gun from Fragran...
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Champagne-Inspired Perfumes: Molsheim Co Crystal Collection

  In 2019, a new fragrance line was presented to the market inspired by Champagne, available in four attractive metallic champagne shaped flacons. As the brand claimed, "Molsheim Co is an established and bespoke prestige luxury goods house located in France, focused on luxury fragrances and Haute Couture jewelry. The family-owned French house specializes in creating unique fragrances targeting ... Read full article: Champagne-Inspired Perfumes: Molsheim Co Crystal Collection from Fragrantic...
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I sit on the Purple seat cushion while I work — it helps improve my posture and makes sitting much more comfortable

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Purple My Purple Royal seat cushion ($79) has made sitting through the workday a much more pleasant exercise, and thanks to its effect on my posture, it's also improved my time spent standing up.The cushion's grid shape collapses into itself to help accommodate pressure points and makes sitting comfortable even if you've left your phone in your back pocket.Purple makes a variety of seat cushions, f...
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31 skincare gifts they'll use every day — from hydrating sheet masks to cult-favorite serums

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Sand&Sky The fall and winter months always seem to bring out the worst in our skin, but throw in rough winds and dry air, and you've got the perfect storm for a dull, stressed, and sallow complexion. That's why a great skincare gift like a moisturizing face mask or a set of travel-friendly oils is so thoughtful — they're the gifts that keep on giving. Here are 31 skincare gifts they'll love using, ...
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Under Vanessa Pappas, TikTok could go from political nightmare to a powerhouse focused on investing in creators

Martin Salgo via Tiktok TikTok is awaiting the approval of a deal with Oracle that could put an end to the months-long battle with the US government over the app's Chinese ties and US presence. Pressure on the relationship between TikTok and its Beijing-based parent company, ByteDance, has led to questions over who will have control over the resulting US-based company. This power struggle seems to have been a reason why TikTok's last CEO, Kevin Mayer, quit only three months into the job. ...
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We swear by Everlane for affordable, quality basics — these are the 21 styles that stay in our everyday rotation

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. As a team, Everlane is one of our favorite places to shop. Everlane Everlane has become a haven for those searching for sleek, affordable wardrobe basics. As a team of product reviewers, the Insider Reviews crew is very familiar with the brand. Many of our own closets comprise largely of Everlane. From stretchy, authentic denim to outerwear made from recycled plastic bottles, you'll find 21 of our f...
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Serving Beyond Yourself

You could consider this a follow-up to one of last week’s posts: Are You Most Loyal to Purpose or People? I want to share another way of framing the mindset of being loyal to purpose ahead of people, especially for those who’d prefer to shift into greater loyalty to purpose. Putting purpose first isn’t dehumanizing if you frame it a certain way – if your purpose actually involves serving people. If, however, your purpose is mainly self-centered, like if it’s based on individual achievem...
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$35M penthouse is SoHo’s most expensive sale ever

Even after a $30 million price chop, the $35 million sale of a penthouse still set the record as the priciest sale to ever take place in New York City's SoHo neighborhood.
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When Should You Prune Trees? A Simple Homesteading Guide

There’s a strange art to homeownership and homesteading. It’s a mixed bag of “I didn’t know I was supposed to do that” and “what tool do I use for this?” Worst of all, there’s no guide handed to any of us when we enter the terrifyingly unfamiliar world of adulthood.  When should you prune trees isn’t a question that all of us instinctually know the answer to. Read on to the guide to find out HOW and WHEN you should prune trees. Why Are You Up This Ladder? It’s reasonable to ask ...
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Salvatore Ferragamo Amo Ferragamo Per Lei

There is a new chapter to Salvatore Ferragamo’s line, Amo Ferragamo. The new fragrance, Amo Ferragamo Per Lei, is an ode to happiness, harmony, and self-care encapsulated in an enchanting accord of fresh, transparent notes. After the sweet seductiveness of Amo Ferragamo and the youthful optimism of Amo Ferragamo Flowerful, this new perfume expresses "a woman’s desire to reconnect with h... Read full article: Salvatore Ferragamo Amo Ferragamo Per Lei from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magaz...
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Condo lined with Budweiser cans comes with free beer for life

A two-bedroom condo with thousands of Budweiser cans lining its walls and interior has caused a serious bidding war in Florida.
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The father-son billionaires behind online used-car seller Carvana saw their fortunes soar $5 billion in a day as the company projects record profits

Ernest Garcia III is the CEO of Carvana. Brendan McDermid/Reuters Ernie Garcia II and Ernest Garcia III, the father-son team behind online used-vehicle sales platform Carvana, saw $5 billion added to their net worths on Tuesday as the company posted record profits. The coronavirus pandemic put used cars in high demand as Americans seek to avoid public transit, Piper Sandler analyst Alexander Potter wrote Tuesday, per Bloomberg. The trend helped Carvana shares rise nearly 140% from the star...
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Ulta Steals and Deals

Hello there! Just a heads up there are a few good deals at at the moment you might want to indulge in! Take a look! ColourPop Lux Gloss 2 for $14 Tarte Sugar Rush Deluxe and Minis 5 for $25 (Try the lip oil! It’s brilliant!) Awake Beauty Travel Size Favorites 3 for $25 Select Kiko Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off Homeworx Candles 2 for $40 (GET BANANA MAPLE PANCAKES OMG!) (P.S. These are massive! Three wick and bigger than Bath and Body Works plus amazing throw!) Select Colourpop Palettes 2 for ...
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This brand-new $56 million Bombardier Global 6500 private jet can fly 6,600 nautical miles and is now for sale – see inside

A Bombardier Global 6500 private jet. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Aircraft sales firm Jetcraft just took delivery of a brand-new Bombardier Global 6500 aircraft and is looking to re-sell it. The Global 6500 is one of Bombardier's newest planes having entered service in September 2019 and is an upgrade to the popular Global 6000. New Rolls-Royce engines and re-designed wings give the jet an additional 600 miles of range and increased efficiency.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
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Tadashi Yanai is the richest person in Japan. Here's how the founder of Uniqlo built and spends his $32 billion fortune.

Yanai opened the first Uniqlo store in 1984. MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images Tadashi Yanai is the richest person in Japan, worth an estimated $31.9 billion. He lives in a $50 million house in the woods outside of Tokyo and owns two golf courses in Hawaii. The 71-year-old billionaire's fortune comes from his position as chairman, CEO, and the biggest shareholder of Fast Retailing, the largest clothing retailer in Asia and parent company of Uniqlo. For 18 years, Yanai was an influential membe...
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Oh My Gosh! Glow Recipe Holiday 2020 Are The Cutest Thing Ever!

Glow Recipe Holiday 2020 are adorable! Have you seen them? With skincare becoming such an important part of everyone’s beauty world at the moment these cute sets have a variety of little bits and bobs from Glow Recipe to try out like Watermelon Glow Ultra-Fine Mist, Watermelon Glow Sleeping Mask, Avocado Melt Retinol Eye Sleeping Mask, and even the new Banana Soufflé Moisture Cream! Let’s take a peek! Glow Recipe Glow Together Set $34 Includes: Watermelon Glow Ultra-Fine Mist (2.5 oz) Wa...
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30% Urbay Decay Friends and Family Sale

Enjoy 30% Off at with code UDFAM30. The sale excludes select new items and sets. Enjoy! Where to buy Urban Decay You may also enjoy... MAC Tendertones Spring 2008Wants It: Benefit Cosmetics Crescent Row PlannerGivenchy Spring Collection 2009Beauty Most Unusual: Cheetos Lip Balm The post 30% Urbay Decay Friends and Family Sale appeared first on Musings of a Muse.
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Mandarino Laboratorio Olfattivo: Feel Happy In Italy

The Italian niche brand Laboratorio Olfattivo continues its happy collaboration with the legendary perfumer Jean-Claude Ellena in the Master’s Collection. The new proposal of the perfumer is to create a series of fragrances dedicated to Italian perfumery raw materials. Why this collection, called Viaggio in Italia by Jean-Claude Ellena, has come to life, and which fragrance was the first (read ... Read full article: Mandarino Laboratorio Olfattivo: Feel Happy In Italy from Fragrantica Perfumes ...
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Luxury Is Not Money Alone: Knowing by Estee Lauder

Want some Old World grandeur? Buy American.  I have always pondered the question of luxury, as I have many other notions of the socio-cultural kind. Twenty five years ago, when I was studying history of Central and South-Eastern Europe at the university, I first got to thinking of how processes happening in various states and societies were similar to those occurring inside the brain of a reg... Read full article: Luxury Is Not Money Alone: Knowing by Estee Lauder from Fragrantica Perfumes and...
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Marcelle Ultimate Volume Waterproof Mascara Review and Demo Video

I like dramatic lashes, and so I really loved this Marcelle Ultimate Volume Waterproof Mascara.  Usually, I don’t love waterproof mascara because it’s so difficult to take off, but... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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Bucking co-living downturn, Common raises $50M round

Despite a housing landscape that increasingly disfavors co-living arrangements, co-living startup Common is forging onward with a $50 million Series D funding round.
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Sex And The City-Star Cynthia Nixon über Sexualität, Identität & Begrifflichkeiten

So individuell wie die eigene Sexualität sind auch die Bezeichnungen, die Menschen verwenden, um sie zu beschreiben. So würden manche Cynthia Nixon vielleicht als als bisexuell bezeichnen, doch sie selbst identifiziert sich als „queer“. Sie ist also ein gutes Beispiel dafür, dass wir anderen keine Begriffe überstülpen und vorschnell urteilen sollten, sondern einfach fragen sollten, wie sie bezeichnet werden wollen. Nixon, die die Rolle der Miranda Hobbes in der ikonischen Drama-Comedy-Serie S...
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Podcast #646: How to Win at Losing

Losing stinks. Nobody wants to suffer defeat in a game, flunk a test, or get passed over for a promotion. Losses can feel like stinging humiliations, insurmountable setbacks, like the end of the world; they can even push us to quit pursuing something we love. And yet losses can be the most instructive and meaningful parts of our lives, and be central to our ultimate success. My guest set out to study and explain these underappreciated upsides of getting bested. His name is Sam Weinman, he’s a...
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"The more you provide 'equal opportunity' for those at the bottom, the more you perfect a system in which those at the top can believe they are smarter and better (i.e. more meritorious)..."

"... than those who can't or don't climb up the pyramid. After all, they had equal opportunity. What's their excuse? Now we’re facing the end game: What to do when we no longer have enough jobs that practically anyone can do, but that pay enough to allow, if not a 'middle class' life, a life as a full participant in society. There seem to be at least seven approaches...."From "Two Paths for Meritocracy/Are we free at last from Michael Young's doomsday machine?" by Mickey Kaus (substack)(Michael ...
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Morning Routine

Just a couple of new products in this morning routine – and the order of use is from left to right. I start with the Ole Henriksen Glow2Oh toner on a gauze pad.  Then spritz the Oh K! spray to... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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