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6 Tea Tree Shampoos To Try For A Balanced, Happy Scalp

You've probably heard of tea tree as an alternative to acne-fighting ingredients like salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide, but if you've noticed the essential oil finding its way into shampoos and scalp treatments, then you've picked up on what's poised to become the next big thing when it comes to treating flakes and itchiness."Tea tree oil is commonly used in skin care because it has anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial benefits," says dermatologist Joshua Zeichner, MD. "We know that dandruff i...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Paul Mitchell, Costco, Sephora, Aesop, Joshua Zeichner, Morgan Rabach MD, Playa California Salt Scalp Scrub Shampoo, Walmart Aesop Calming Shampoo Pick, Aesop Calming Shampoo


Urban Decay Fool’s Gold & Starlight Moondust Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches

Fool's Gold Urban Decay Fool’s Gold Moondust Eyeshadow ($20.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a medium-dark gold with strong, warm undertones and flecks of gold and copper sparkle throughout. It had sheer coverage applied dry, semi-sheer coverage applied with fingertip, and semi-opaque coverage applied with a dampened brush. The texture was smooth, lightly emollient, and thin without being stiff or difficult to work with. It sat smoothly on my ...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Mica, Sephora, Christine, Pat McGrath, Carmine, Natasha Denona, Eye Products, Urban Decay, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Sephora Ulta, Temptalia, Burberry Shell


A Week At A University In New York, NY, That Costs $52,000 A Year

Welcome to Money Diaries – College Edition, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern women: money. We’re asking college students how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: a Student/Technical Assistant at a university that costs $52,000 a year who spends some of her money this week on Ito En Green Tea. Occupation: Student/Technical AssistantIndustry: Higher EdAge: 20Location: New York, NYSalary: $15,600...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, New York, Minneapolis, Ebay, US, Eu, Walgreens, Brooklyn, Iowa, Mta, Portland, Manhattan, Jesus, Salt Lake City


Urban Decay Wired 24/7 Eyeliners Reviews & Swatches

Vivid Urban Decay Vivid 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil (Eyeliner) ($22.00 for 0.04 oz.) is a medium blue with moderate, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which was easily built up to full coverage with less than a second layer. The texture was creamy, smooth, and comfortable to work with as it didn’t tug or pull on my lash line. It applied evenly to both my water line as well as my...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Mica, Marc Jacobs, Sephora, Christine, Eye Products, Urban Decay, Pigmentation, Sephora Ulta, Eye Liners, Temptalia, Kat Von D Nietzsche, MAC Hi Def Cyan, Spring 2020


NABLA Cosmetics Nude Cutie Palette Review & Swatches

Nude NABLA Cosmetics Nude Cutie Palette ($24.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a new, permanent six-pan palette with three shimmery shades and three “Latex Matte” shades. The Latex Matte finish is quite interesting and complex while actually… working well. It has more of a cream-powder base that looks almost vinyl-like–not quite matte and a bit like the subtle sheen a cream product might produce paired with flaky sparkle. Because of the creami...
Tags: US, Eu, Beauty, Fda, Christine, Payton, Pat McGrath, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, Smashbox, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Sisley Paris Toffee, BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana


What Are The Best Gym Bags For Women On The Go?

Friends, we are here to stage a gym bag intervention. Please, just put down that flimsy freebie tote that was foisted on you at that work conference five years ago, or the cool thrift-store find with unique, Memphis-y design but non-working zipper — save it for an Instagrammable picnic come summertime. These literal sad sacks have no place acting as the trusty workout and commuter bag your lifestyle deserves.In our era of competitive wellness and uniform-like devotion to activewear, there are g...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Colorado, Nike, Adidas, Walmart, Camden, Vancouver, Zappos, Stella Mccartney, Oprah, Baboon, Asos, Ellen Degeneres, Nantucket


This Cool Color Trend Is Taking Over Fashion Month

If color trends were like the beloved offspring in the grand family of fashion, then the attendees of Milan Fashion Week have a very obvious favorite child. The street style scene has been dipped in various tones of this shade and, like Billie Eilish’s hair (that's a clue!), we couldn't be more into it. After days of monitoring the stylish behaviors of Milan's impeccably dressed show-goers, we're declaring green the official color of the season and there's nothing Grinch-like about it. We’ve spo...
Tags: Amazon, Nordstrom, Fashion, Music, Milan, Etsy, Jennifer Lopez, Peter Pan, Grinch, Asos, Milan Fashion Week, Don, Bloomingdale, Billie Eilish, Gumby, Charles Keith


Lelo F1s Review. My Personal Experience

Lelo’s F1s is probably the most anticipated male sex toy of the last years. Lelo is known for producing some of the best luxury sex toys on the market and while the lunch of F1s Prototype was delayed by almost six months, it’s finally here and you can get your hands on. Note, I’m reviewing F1s Developers Kit Red which is essentially the same but goes with an SDK that allows programming the toy. The toy was provided by Lelo free of charge so big thanks to them. So, does F1s live to its hype? Let’...
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5 Surprising Facts About CBD Oil for Dogs

Don’t you agree that man’s best friend deserves the very best when it comes to nutrition and overall well being? Regardless of whether you own a large German Shepherd, a medium-sized dog like a Boxer, or a small breed like a Chihuahua, nutritional supplements like CBD oil for dogs offer excellent benefits.  CBD products are specially formulated for animals with pet-friendly flavors and digestive-friendly carrier oils. If you are yet to explore the possibilities of CBD oil, here are some...
Tags: Fashion, Chihuahua, Bay Seizures, It Improves Digestive Health Aging


The 9 Top-Rated Mattresses We Slept On For 30 Days

We've reached peak mattress fatigue: blame the paradox of choice or the fact that most of us are completely exhausted in general, but choosing a bed — or even a mattress topper — is tiring. Given the overwhelming number of mattress options available, we decided to actually try out the top-rated styles from the biggest brands first hand — by sleeping on them for a full 30 days. We all have unique bodies and quirks that contribute to our snoozing preferences — but, ultimately, a good mattress shou...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Wisconsin, Casper, Oscar Wilde, Kelly, Leesa, Botanical Bliss organic latex mattress, Tempur Pedic, Saatva, PlushBeds Botanical Bliss Organic Latex Mattress, Leesa Leesa, DreamCloud DreamCloud


"Did Lincoln Really Matter?"

In this rather fraught period of political campaigning, the New Yorker’s Adam Gopnik has chosen to write a thoughtful “review(?)” of Fergus Bordewich’s Congress at War. Since it’s Gopnik you can be very certain that his essay is going to be a lot more than mere review or summary. He does not let us down. So, let’s not work over the essay, but with my comments on the first page of my download. I’ve read through it several times. Admittedly, the comments tell you about me, but they tell you a lot ...
Tags: Congress, Careers, West Virginia, Tennessee, Lincoln, New Yorker, Wade, Stevens, Purdue, Adam Gopnik, Gopnik, Fergus Bordewich, Bezos Zuckerberg, Trump Any, Minnesota Georgia Florida Vermont Oregon State, Michigan State Maine Missouri Kentucky


MAC Loud & Clear Eyeshadows Reviews & Swatches

Trompe L'Ol MAC Trompe L’Ol Eyeshadow ($18.00 for 0.05 oz.) is a light-medium, yellowed beige with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque coverage with a soft, moderately powdery texture that was a bit thinner. There was some fallout if I wasn’t careful with placement and how I worked with it, so I’d definitely recommend some care to avoid it lightening colors near it. This shade lasted well for seven and a half h...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Sydney, Graham, Christine, Laura Mercier, Mac Cosmetics, Eye Products, Kat Von, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, Ferric Ferrocyanide Ci, LookFantasticMAC CA MAC UK Sephora, Spring 2020


Urban Decay Party Favor Moondust Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Party Favor Urban Decay Party Favor Moondust Eyeshadow Palette ($29.00 for 0.102 oz.) is a limited edition palette that debuted late in the holiday season (but is still available). It includes six new, exclusive Moondust shades, which is the brand’s more sparkly eyeshadow formula (and these do not contain any plastic glitter). For someone looking for sparkling, pigmented, and foolproof shades, I don’t think this is it, but for som...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Beauty, Sydney, Jasper, Mica, Marc Jacobs, Sephora, Christine, Pat McGrath, Carmine, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, Eye Products, Urban Decay, Eyeshadow Palette


Lord Chelmsford, Viceroy of India at Jamshedpur.

Our dear friend and eminent Parsi historian Marzban Giara writes… Lord Chelmsford the Viceroy of India visited the Tata Steel plant in 1919 after the First World War. Sakchi Village in Bihar was named Jamshedpur in memory of its enterprising and foresighted founder Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata and the Kalimati railway station as Tatanagar. During the First World War M/s Tata Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. provided the Government three lakh tons of iron and benefitted the Indian Treasury by Rs.6 crores. ...
Tags: Life, India, History, Kaiser, Tata Steel, East Africa, Bihar, Jamshedpur, Chelmsford, Parsi, Mesopotamia, Sakchi, Egypt Palestine, Marzban Giara, Tata Iron Steel Co Ltd, Chelmsford Viceroy of India


Charge your Tesla and lower your electric bill with these solar blinds!

Renewable energy is our ticket to the future and the current climate crisis. From electric cars to sustainable tools, designers are changing the world for the better one product at a time. Joining that list are these Solar Blinds from SolarGaps that make your home smarter and your environment better. If you want to charge your Tesla without increasing your bill, this should be your first buy.Solar Blinds help you save on your energy costs and reduces your electric bill by 30% compared to convent...
Tags: Home, Design, Technology, Office, Lifestyle, Renewable Energy, Tesla, Carbon Emissions, Solar Energy, Appliances, Solar Panels, Solar Power, Interiors, Lighting, Solar Panel, Product Design


Conservatives are gunning for gay Trumpster Richard Grenell. Cue the eye rolls.

Just days after the appointment of openly-gay former ambassador Richard Grenell to the role of acting head of national intelligence, conservative critics have gone on the attack. Though openly gay, Grenell has a long history of defending Trump and conversion therapy proponent Mike Pence. That record had done little to assuage far-right homophobes who see Grenell as a “gay activist.” Tony Perkins, head of the Family Research Council, a group which once said Washington was under the control of ga...
Tags: Feature, Politics, Supreme Court, Obama, Washington, Lifestyle, United States, Truth, Donald Trump, Family Research Council, Ad Friendly, Trump, Mike Pence, Peter Labarbera, Perkins, National Intelligence


Wilton Manors mayor dies of heart attack at 41

Justin Flippen (Photo: @justinflippen | Twitter) The Mayor of Wilton Manors, Justin Flippen, died suddenly yesterday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 41. Flippen was driving to Tuesday evening’s City Commission meeting when he became ill. He was rushed to hospital, where he passed away, according to officials. “We are very sad. Our hearts go out to Justin’s family and friends,” the Wilton Manors city officials said in a statement. “This is a horrible loss for our community.” Ad...
Tags: Florida, Politics, US, Lifestyle, House Of Representatives, Lgbtq, Stephen, Palm Springs, Ad Friendly, Queerty, South Florida, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Justin, FAU, City Commission


Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Enchanted Mysteries Eyeshadow Quad Review & Swatches

Enchanted Mysteries Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Enchanted Mysteries Eyeshadow Quad ($59.00 for 0.88 oz.) is a limited edition palette that came out in the later part of the holiday season but is still available for purchase. The palette included four shades that could be used dry for a “sheer and delicate look” or used wet to “maximize the payoff and the intensity.” The “issue” I had was that only Serein was actually sheer applied d...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Pat McGrath, Natasha Denona, Makeup Palettes, Eye Products, Eyeshadow Palette, Pigmentation, Eyeshadows, Temptalia, Colours, Estee Lauder Burnt Anise LE, Serein, LE Limited Edition, Linda Hallberg


Tarotscopes that slay: New moon in Pisces

Pisces Season is a mystery.  The last sign of the Zodiac doesn’t promise answers to the most profound of life’s questions– it only promises to take us deeper into the questions themselves.  Depending on your relationship with the unknown, Pisces Season can either be a mystical, creative time full of surprise or a miserable slog through your own hidden lose ends.  I’ve had both, sometimes concurrently. I think of Pisces as the sign of the dreamtime, the void and the invisible world. Pisces is th...
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Ralph Lauren Polo Deep Blue Parfum

The newest creation for Ralph Lauren Polo Blue line is dedicated to men who prefer very fresh, aromatic and marine fragrances that reflect the power of the ocean and the beauty and mystery of its depths. After the popular editions of Polo Blue Eau de Toilette which was announced as a fresh, clean and casual fruity-aquatic fragrance, Polo Blue Eau de Parfum an elegant, refined and woody fragrance... Read full article: Ralph Lauren Polo Deep Blue Parfum from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Mag...
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Everything You Need To Know About Beeswax Candles

For many of us, one of the best ways to relax after a hard-working day is to light scented candles. Candles have the magic to create the perfect ambiance by instantly lifting the mood and bringing about a sense of calm in a room. They are known for their soothing and healing properties, often used by (mainly massage) therapists, to create a peaceful ambiance. Moreover, the sheer act of lighting a candle, its graceful glimmer, and the gentle glow it creates, helps ease and soothe the mind. ...
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Bath Body Works Midnight – Reshaping the Sauvage Sillage

Most, if not all, of the newly packed and reformulated Bath Body Works men’s line emulates popular stalwarts of the commercial scene, hoping to reel consumers in through familiarity, reliability and confidence that their new scent will operate in tandem with current olfactory macro-trends. Atlantic copies Paco Rabanne Invictus; Bourbon - Dior Homme Intense; Freshwater – Acqua di Gio; Graphit... Read full article: Bath Body Works Midnight – Reshaping the Sauvage Sillage from Fragrantica Perf...
Tags: Fashion, Atlantic, Fragrantica Perfumes, Acqua di Gio, Sauvage Sillage, Paco Rabanne Invictus, Graphit Read


This pancake analogy is a delicious argument for being versatile

If your response to the “top or bottom” question would be “N/A,” this one’s for you: A Reddit user in the r/gay subreddit recently shared a mantra for vers guys around the world. “A pancake ain’t done ’til it’s been flipped on both sides,” the post reads. from gay Related: Flip it and reverse it: The joys of being versatile in bed AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); Some hardline tops and bottoms objected to the post. “I’ve d...
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Katie Hill’s New Memoir Is Going To Shake Up The Political Patriarchy

Former California Rep. Katie Hill will not be silenced, despite a year of scandal and controversy that ultimately chased her out of Congress. After nude photos of the former California Representative were published online without her consent, Hill was investigated for a relationship with a former campaign aide, eventually resigning from her post. She didn’t go quietly though: Katie Hill’s viral resignation speech called out revenge porn and the sexist double standard faced by women in poli...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Congress, California, Time, Los Angeles, New York Times, Elle, Hill, Katie Hill


ColourPop Ticklish & Tied Up Lux Glosses Reviews & Swatches

Ticklish Colour Pop Ticklish Lux Gloss ($8.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a very light peach with warmer, more orange undertones and a dusting of sparkle over a creamier finish. It had sheer coverage in a single layer, which wasn’t buildable. The texture was lightweight, smooth, and felt plusher without being heavy or thick on my lips. For as pale and as milky as the finish was, I was surprised it didn’t apply worse, but it could have went on...
Tags: Mac, Beauty, Christine, Pat McGrath, Ulta, LORAC, Lipgloss, Lip Products, Colourpop, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Laura Mercier Catherine LE, MAC Fashion Whim LE, Top Dupes Formula Overview Top, Spring 2020, Pat McGrath Prima Donna


Derek Lam 10 Crosby Launches Three New Editions

Derek Lam, the fashion designer known for his intelligent sense of style combined with surprising twists, launched in 2016 his perfume collection of 10 scents,  branded under his contemporary, "more affordable" line 10 Crosby. Each of the scents, housed in very recognizable, differently colored glass bottles encased in crisp white, was inspired by a scene that could unfold on Crosby Street, the... Read full article: Derek Lam 10 Crosby Launches Three New Editions from Fragrantica Perfumes and C...
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The Complicated Case Of Lori Vallow, Her Missing Children, & A Doomsday Conspiracy

Update: On Thursday, Kauai police arrested Lori Vallow on a warrant after she failed to produce her two children to child welfare workers last month. Vallow now faces charges of resisting or obstructing police officers, criminal solicitation to commit a crime, and contempt of court. She is being held on a $5 million bail. This story was originally published on February 6. The case of two missing children in Idaho has taken a bizarre turn as a tangled web of conspiracy theories and un...
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ColourPop Blissful, Come Thru, Dream Queen Lux Glosses Reviews & Swatches

Blissful Colour Pop Blissful Lux Gloss ($8.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a light pink-coral with flecks of gold and pink pearl. It had semi-sheer coverage that applied evenly with minimal settling in my lip lines (but there was a bit!) with a smattering of pearl, so it was more of a shiny gloss than a shimmery one applied. The texture was smooth, plush, and comfortable to wear for the two and a half hours it lasted for. Top Dupes Formula ...
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10 Toppers That Will Upgrade Your Mattress Without Buying A New One

We get it: buying a new mattress is an ordeal that's an equally big investment for both our finances and general wellbeing. But today, instead of pushing ourselves and our budgets to pull the purchase trigger on one, we're here to talk toppers — aka the affordable solution to upgrading that tired old box spring.We hunted down the highest reviewed mattress toppers from the best bedding brands across the web, sharpening them down into the top-ten hit list ahead. There's a premium pad for every typ...
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A reborn Persian Empire captured Rome’s lands—and its emperor

Inspired by their powerful ancestors, the Sassanian dynasty restored Persia to imperial glory, ruling lands that stretched from Turkey to Pakistan. By Miguel Ángel Andrés-Toledo | National Geographic Alexander the Great conquered Persia in 331 B.C. and ended the Achaemenid Empire founded by Cyrus the Great. For the next five centuries, the Iranian plateau became ruled by other empires, until a new Persian dynasty took power. Fiercely proud of their roots, these new kings—the Sassanians—restor...
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