Help Me Find My Fiancé Her Perfect Fall Fragrance

My wonderful partner Shannon has strong opinions and isn’t meager when sharing them. It’s one of many personality traits which endears me to her, even when one of those opinions is negatively describing my scent of the day. Typically, she merely humors me and my fragrance enthusiasm with occasional check-ins on my projects and an errant comment or two when I wear something she really enjoys.... Read full article: Help Me Find My Fiancé Her Perfect Fall Fragrance from Fragrantica Perfumes and ...
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ColourPop Page Me & Let's Vogue Fresh Kiss Lip Cremes Reviews & Swatches

Page Me ColourPop Page Me Fresh Kiss Lip Crème ($8.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a medium-dark, reddish-plum with subtle, warm undertones and a cream finish. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which was higher coverage than marketed, though the formula could be applied with less product for a sheerer application of color. The liquid lipstick had a mousse-like consistency that was airy, velvety, and smooth, which made it spread well a...
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Anastasia Bubbly Stick Highlighter Review & Swatches

Bubbly Anastasia Bubbly Stick HighlighterAnastasia Bubbly Stick Highlighter ($34.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a light-medium gold with moderate, warm undertones and a soft sheen. It had medium, buildable pigmentation, which was as marketed, that applied well to bare skin as it blended out evenly and didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture. When working with over foundation, I did not find a brush worked well as it was prone to pushing aroun...
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7 Benefits of Kratom and How to Use it for Improving Your Health

The substance that we are talking about is known as Kratom or Mitragyna speciosa. It is a traditional herb that is native to Southeast Asia. Thanks to its immense medicinal properties, this is one of those organic herbs that experts recommend treating various ailments.  The herb is primarily used to treat pain. The substance is a collective of numerous compounds, with the two most active ones being Mitragynine and 7-hydroxy mitragynine. Mitragynine is the substance that interacts with y...
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Pitti Fragranze 2021: Roberto Drago and Pierre Gueros Explain ExpLOud

On September 16th, 2021, Fragrantica announced the news of Laboratorio Olfattivo's new fragrance within the Laboratorio in Nero Collection, called  ExpLOud. At the Pitti Fragrance perfume fair, we learned more about it in a conversation with the perfume's creators. ROBERTO DRAGO: ExpLOud is our project of 2019, which Laboratorio Olfattivo suspended due to Covid reasons. Now, we took it off th... Read full article: Pitti Fragranze 2021: Roberto Drago and Pierre Gueros Explain ExpLOud from Fragra...
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7 Things To Do In Austin with The Fam on a Budget

Not only is it a beautiful and frequent destination for tourists traversing the US, but Austin is also one of the most popular places to live in the United States. Whether you’re just starting your life in adulthood, you are a family person in your middle age, or you are in your golden years, the Texas capital seems to have something for everyone. As a matter of fact, it is highly praised for being among the most budget-friendly cities to live in the US. From nature trails to natural at...
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5 Ways to Style Harem Pants

5 Ways to Style Harem Pants This post about harem pants is sponsored by Buddha Pants. All opinions are my own. So, harem pants. I’m wearing a pair right now and I gotta say, they’re pretty … more at 5 Ways to Style Harem Pants. This is an original post from Budget Fashionista.
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Healthy Ways to Treat Your Menopause Symptoms Naturally

While menopause is a natural cycle that all women eventually pass through, many struggle with the symptoms. Hot flashes, insomnia, mood swings, anxiety, and weight gain are all common issues that perimenopausal and menopausal women have to deal with. Menopause occurs when the body naturally ends its fertility cycle and your periods stop. It may be a relief for most women to age beyond the years of menstruation, but the symptoms of menopause can be unpleasant, especially if they are seve...
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L'Impératrice Stands the Test of Time as the Quintessential Fruity Floral

When I saw Dolce Gabbana’s L'Impératrice on the Sephora shelves recently I was shocked – did this unassuming pink juice really last all the way from 2009 until now? Part of the brand’s Anthology collection, released when commercial companies were first experimenting with niche mindsets and expensive "private" collections, Dolce Gabbana stood out by taking a more accessible approach in bo... Read full article: L'Impératrice Stands the Test of Time as the Quintessential Fruity Floral from Fragr...
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7 Issues You Can Address and Manage with Parent Coaching

Gentle parenting and other prevalent movements have dramatically influenced the way professionals work with parents. Coaches provide support and practical guidance to parents, helping them solve problems or adjust to new situations in ways that meet both their own needs and those of their children. Brainstorming with parents is a helpful technique for eliciting ideas, assessing progress, and identifying barriers. If your kid is struggling academically or acting out, you may consider par...
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Top Tips for Buying Costumes Online

Some of you have already started shopping for new Halloween costumes, and many of you are doing it online. It’s fantastic to be able to find new costumes on the internet. It’s handy, and there are hundreds of alternatives at your fingertips. Nevertheless, there may be some problems, queries, and even worries for others who are not as online aware. This post will assist you today by guiding you through the process of finding the perfect costume at a reasonable price. Examine The Size Ch...
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What Is Kundalini Yoga and How to Learn It Professionally Online

Kundalini Yoga is an excellent way to learn more about yourself and your body. The benefits are vast and include stress relief, increased concentration, balanced moods, better blood circulation, weight control and muscle strength enhancement.  It takes time, focus, knowledge and effort to master complex yogic variations like kundalini yoga. However, daily practice can have a significant effect on your life. The guidance of experts who offer kundalini yoga teacher training online can be ...
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Here’s What Good to Grab at the Ulta Fall Haul Sale

The Ulta Fall Haul Sale 2021 is live! You can save up to 50% on makeup, skincare, and more plus the INSPIRED20 code is still working which allows 20% off any single prestige item or fragrance. The Hourglass Holiday 2021 Palettes are now live on Ulta so that might be a purchase you wanna do with that code! There’s a lot of good stuff on sale which made me want to round up some of my personal favs. Here’s what you can snag a good deal on! Dionis Caramel Pumpkin Spice Goat Milk Hand and Lip G...
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L'Homme de Coeur by Divine: Discreet Charm

A recent online conversation with my Russian colleagues reminded me of the excellent perfume brand that I think of so seldom lately - Divine. Behind the waterfall of daily news about flankers and niche novelties, this Breton niche brand from the resort town of Dinard almost completely disappears from sight. I pulled the once adored bottle of L'Homme de Coeur Divine from my dresser to reappraise ... Read full article: L'Homme de Coeur by Divine: Discreet Charm from Fragrantica Perfumes and Col...
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Nordstrom and Macy’s 15% Off Makeup, Skincare, and Fragrance has 15% off makeup, skincare, and fragrance with code VIP and is price matching the offer as well with free shipping on all orders (no code needed). Enjoy! Where to buy Nordstrom Macy’s You may also enjoy... Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Oil is Now a Cleansing OilLet’s Chat How Unattainable Ulta Diamond Rewards Might BeShiseido Eye Color Bar Palette for Fall 2013TokiDoki Vanita Mirror The post Nordstrom and Macy’s 15% Off Makeup, Skincare, and Fragrance appeared ...
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"Somehow, as sex positivity went mainstream and fused with a culture shaped by pornography, attention to emotion got lost."

"Sex-positive feminism became a cause of some of the same suffering it was meant to remedy. Perhaps now that the old taboos have fallen, we need new ones. Not on sex, but on callousness and cruelty." That's the concluding paragraph of Michelle Goldberg's new column, (NYT).  When I first read the headline, my snap answer to the question "why" was: Because the sex-positive feminists got old. Young people have the delusion that they are the first human beings to truly experience sex as it's me...
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‘Something special’: rumours in Milan over Versace x Fendi tie-up

Two of the biggest brands in Italian fashion are said to be staging a joint show this weekendFashion week is all about the gossip. The most talked about show in Milan is one that appears on no official schedule, exists only as a rumour, and may or may not take place this weekend.Versace and Fendi, two of the biggest brands in Italian fashion, are said to be staging a joint show co-designed by Donatella Versace and Fendi creative directors Kim Jones and Silvia Venturini Fendi. Cryptic gold-and-wh...
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Ulta Fall Haul Starts Now Here’s What’s On Sale

Ulta’s Fall Haul Sale starts now! You can save up to 50% on a variety of makeup, skincare, bath, and body products now through October 2nd. This is one of my favorite sale events as SO many items are on sale and it’s a nice time to stock up on favorite skincare items as well! Don’t forget the INSPIRED20 code is still working which you can use for 20% off any single prestige item. NYX Buy 1, Get 1 50% Off Free Cleanser When You Purchase Serum and Moisturizer from Select Brands 20% Off The B...
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Fashion Intervention M.INT: Soft and Careful

The Milan perfume house M.INT created their first fragrance, dedicated to Milan, in 2019, seven years and twenty-one fragrances after the brand was founded. Perfumer Dominique Moellhausen was invited to create Fashion Intervention; she was born in Milan and the Moellhausen company she works at is placed in the Milanese suburbs, so she knows the spirit of the city very well. And she even had cr... Read full article: Fashion Intervention M.INT: Soft and Careful from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colo...
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20% Off Jill Stuart Beauty

Enjoy 20% off at using code FRIENDS20. Happy Shopping! Where to buy Jill Stuart You may also enjoy... Urban Decay Naked Vault Vol IV for Holiday 2017Kiko Jelly Stylo Review & SwatchesJill Stuart Forever Juicy Oil Rouge Review & SwatchesLorac Summer 2011 Collection The post 20% Off Jill Stuart Beauty appeared first on Musings of a Muse.
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For designers of Universal's annual Halloween bash, spooky season never ends. Here's what their job is like.

Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando. Gerardo Mora/Getty Images Lora Sauls and Charles Gray are two of the people behind Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights. The annual 42-night event takes place around Halloween and includes 10 haunted houses. For Sauls, Gray, and the team, Halloween never ends. They're already working on next year's event. See more stories on Insider's business page. Universal Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights - HHN for short - began as...
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Do you give or receive a lot of beauty-related gifts?

I don’t receive them, since the last thing I need are MORE beauty products. I always gift my grandmother Chanel No. 5 products, like body wash or soap. My mom, who isn’t into beauty and would never, ever spend the money on it herself, I get her La Mer Moisturizer because she really loves it (and... — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
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Is my son, 14, a gaming addict? He spends all his time online in his room | Annalisa Barbieri

Computer games may be filling a void left by friendships that fell away over lockdownMy son is nearly 15 and my only child. His father and I separated some years ago and they see each other regularly. My son also has a good relationship with my partner, who has lived with us for a few years. He has always excelled at school and is a talented musician. When he was younger he was confident and eloquent beyond his years; he could make friends or have a conversation with anyone.I have seen huge chan...
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Why the Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer Brush has over 300K reviews on Amazon

Find out why this hair tool is the shining star of my blow drying routine. 
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Ulta Fall Haul Event: September 24th - October 2nd, 2021

Ulta’s Fall Haul Event has started today, September 24th, and runs through October 2nd midnight CT. During the event, they have select brands and products on sale for up to 50% off, and I’ve highlighted some of the better deals below but you can check out the full list of brands/products on sale here. It seemed pretty ho-hum this go-round, but do let us all know if there are some gems on sale that you picked up! Brands on Sale 40% off: Eco Tools (Select), Essence (F...
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The Boobie Serum You Wanted Is On Sale

I asked my boyfriend to stop at Michaels recently and he isn’t a huge fan of Home Goods, Michael’s, etc…etc..but he’s a good enough sport about taking me when I ask… However, if I end up spending too much time in one store he’ll let me know by being immature. That could be by spelling out boobies with bubble letters at Michaels. Yeah, that happened. If you didn’t take a picture, did it even happen? My receipt is above. Boys. So immature. Speaking of boobs! Truly Serums are 30% off during Ul...
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Chanel Sycomore

Chanel’s offering for a vetiver-centered fragrance which I really enjoyed wearing. It was vetiver but also abstractly floral and woodsy and slightly marine. Perfect for a summer day. It’s part of the... Visit to read the rest of this article.
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How Zuckerberg, Bezos, Gates and others in the tech elite see themselves and the world

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's wealth increased substantially in 2020. Nick Wass/Associated Press From Elon Musk to Jeff Bezos, the tech elite is "a class for itself," according to a PLoS ONE study. One researcher said they deny their role in influencing democracy with their financial capital. The researchers claimed the tech elite's view of the world was shaped by a meritocratic ideology. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The tech elite is "a class for itself...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, UK, Design, Microsoft, Democracy, International, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Tech, Wealth, Language, Bill Gates

Outfit Formula: Skirts and Stompy Boots

If you enjoy wearing rugged flat chunky boots, combat boots, or classic riding boots with skirts — as some of us did back in the ’90s — these looks are for you. The boots can be any height, with zipper or laces, and have lugged soles. They can be any colour and pattern, but solid black stompy boots are the most popular. Black boots also work well when you have black hair and/or wear a lot of black in general. These outfits range from dressy to causal, and are neutral and earth-toned. Feel free ...
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‘Better ugly than boring’: book celebrates bizarre Belgian houses

Hannes Coudenys’ Ugly Belgian Houses updated with more from the ‘chaos known as Belgium’Ever since he was a child, Hannes Coudenys was annoyed by the “visual chaos” around him. On the road from home to his school in Bruges, he found a mishmash of architectural styles – haciendas, villas, farm-style houses, all mixed up with boxy malls and carpet shops.One day, as an adult, still exasperated, he took a photo of a house that was split into two jarringly different styles: a grey urban semi whose ot...
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