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With office parties, holiday parties and New Year’s Eve added to your already-busy schedule of lunches with BFF’s, sports practices, family dinners and playdates, it’s no wonder the holiday season gets hectic!


Thankfully, you can still get glam hair for each event or occasion in no time. Start with dry hair, a flat iron and a styling product and you can create virtually any style, from sleek and straight to romantic waves and bouncy curls. We like the new Sedu Revolution Professional Nano Touramline Ionic Styler ($139.95, with its unique curved edge plates that give you more flexibility and control for creating a multitude of looks.






For that office party, you want to look fabulous, and all you need is a quick refresher to look your best. Style your hair in the morning and touch it up later for a chic, polished look to keep you looking great throughout the evening.

*Set the styling iron to desired heat.

*Section hair into four sections and focus on one at a time.

*Take a one-inch section of dry hair and place in between the plates starting at the roots.

bumble and bumble spray de mode.jpg*Run the hair through the iron in a straight downward motion to the tip.

*Spritz with a light-hold hair spray like Bumble and Bumble Spray de Mode (from $15, to lock-in the look all night!




Who doesn’t want to look great while ringing in the New Year? Do it in style with sultry, natural looking curls. Here’s how to create soft and bouncy curls perfect for your big night out:

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*Work a tiny bit of mousse (try Warren-Tricomi Salon Mousse, $17, into hair to provide additional volume and hold.

*Take a one-inch section of dry hair and wrap it once around the bottom iron.

*Roll the styler as you run it through the length of your hair.



Be the center of attention at all of your holiday parties! Create silky, bombshell hair that’s big on body:

*Take a one-inch section of dry hair and place in between the plates starting at the roots. 

herbal essences body envy hair spray.jpg*Run the styler through each sections vertically and twist out at the tips.

*For even more body flip head over and spritz volumizing hair spray (try Herbal Essences Body Envy Volumizing Hair Spray, $3.59,




Wow your in-laws at that family dinner with beautiful, natural-looking waves. Sedu’s lightweight design makes it easy to create waves and its adjustable heat feature makes it the perfect tool for any hair type.

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*Take a one-inch section of dry hair and wrap it once around the  bottom iron .

*Run the styler through hair rolling outward once.

*Spray hair with texturizing spray like Oscar Blandi Tocco Finale Sculpting Pomade, $22,, for a piecier look.




bare escentuals ruby collection.jpgBare Escentuals Ruby Collection is a limited-edition, nine-piece bareMinerals collection perfect for giving this holiday season. Any of us would love to find this wrapped up with a pretty bow!

Infused with real ruby powder to enhance your beauty with the same authentic, fascinating qualities of the ruby, these 100% pure bareMinerals eye and face colors will capture the vitality of ruby gemstones. The warm color palette of this collection, including brushes and a lip polish, provides you with a daily dose of luxury and a naturally radiant way to express the real you!

This Sephora-exclusive collection includes:
- bareMinerals Ruby Radiance All-Over Face Color (pink rose) infused with ruby
- bareMinerals Golden Ruby Eye Color (peach gold) infused with ruby
- bareMinerals Vintage Ruby Eye Color (rose fawn) infused with ruby
- bareMinerals Wild Ruby Liner Shadow (plum chocolate) infused with ruby
- Double-Ended Classic Black Mascara & Ruby Beautifully Luminous Lashes
- Ruby Buxom Big & Healthy Full Color Lip Polish (jeweled mauve)
- Soft Sweep Cheek Brush with custom handle
- Double-Ended Tapered Shadow & Eyeliner Brush with custom handle
- Stylish faux-crocodile Ruby Clutch

A $145 value you can get it now for only $54!


loreal hip jelly balm.jpgThe L’Oreal HiP line of products are all very highly pigmented, rich colors (HIP does stand for high intensity pigments, after all), but the Jelly Balms are the opposite. They give a pretty sheer wash of color while adding fabulous moisture to a very delicate, easily dried out area of the face: the lips!

We all love a good lip conditioner, so one that also gives our lips a hint of color is a major plus. There’s no need for a mirror with these either, and with our on-the-go lifestyles, we couldn’t ask for anything more. Well… maybe that L’Oreal would add an SPF to it— then it would be perfect!  $9,

There are plenty of products that we will always be loyal to and purchase over and over again, and those we will come to know for a brief time and decide to move on from. We come to know, and love, new and newly discovered products every day and will continue to do so in the future. It’s a never-ending cycle of falling in, and sometimes out, of love with products, but we wouldn’t be who we are if we didn’t enjoy the thrill of it all! These are the products we are loving right now, and we think you will too!



beckham signature for her.jpgBeckham Signature For Her is an amazing fragrance from Victoria Beckham, the woman who oozes fashion and style. We were surprised that we loved this one as much as we did, simply because we have been disappointed by previous celebrity fragrances, but this one delivered, and we can’t get enough! $52, 



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Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 30 is a fabulous way for us to add broad-spectrum protection to any of our moisturizers or foundation. We know the importance of sunscreen, and keeping our skin looking its best, so this is one of our new must-haves! It also contains green tea and Vitamin E, essential antioxidants. $43,



elizabeth arden eight hour cream.jpgElizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream is a classic product that is proving to us why is is sticking around. This unique cream smooths away rough spots anywhere on the body, and is also fabulous for treating those dry cuticles. $27.57,  




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Bliss The Youth As We Know It Eye Cream is our must-have eye cream of the moment! To us, a good eye cream is worth every penny if it can keep us waking up to puff-free, bright eyes each morning. This one does that and with a beautifully light scent to boot! $75, 




soap and glory scrub your nose in it.jpgSoap & Glory Scrub Your Nose In It gives our skin a fresh healthy glow after we use it. We love this minty not-too-harsh scrub! It works fabulously on keeping our skin clean and even fights off the oil production for a time. The cute pink packaging attracted us, but it’s the actual product keeps us coming back for more. $12.99,



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Max Factor Vivid Impact Eyeshadow Duos give us highly pigmented, long-lasting eyeshadows in a two-for-one tube. The wand allows for precise application, but can easily be blended with a brush or smudged with a sponge. $7.22,

stila mandarin mist.jpgWrap yourself in the sweet scents of stila’s delightful new fragrance Mandarin Mist. This light, alluring, and sweet citrus fragrance is defined by notes of mimosa and yuzu fruit - the perfect blend for any day.

Stila Mandarin Mist is a fresh citrus scent with light flowery notes so refreshing it keeps our spirits up in the cold, gloomy weather!  We love this fragrance because it’s not too overpowering, yet lasts all day. We have recieved so many compliments wearing it that it has become a more regularly worn scent. 1oz. $36,

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