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Turn Your Everclear Vodka Into Organic Perfume!

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Turn Your Everclear Vodka Into Organic Perfume!

  “Spray Spray, Sachet away!” To everyone who is as addicted to the new Queer Eye show as I am … It is no secret that I am all in for this clean beauty movement. It was just a matter of time before I ventured into homemade, organic perfumes. Especially ones that involve re-purposing Chelsea’s college era collection of ultra high proof, disgustingly low quality vodka. I have a vague memory of trying to enhance and “distill” these cheap treasures in a Brita water filter…. More on that never. Besides the campy fun, you should seriously care about ridding your...

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Summer Citrus Finds so good you could SQUEEZE them!

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Summer Citrus Finds so good you could SQUEEZE them!

Is there anything more refreshing than zesty Citrus fruit in the hot summer months? Taking inspiration from oranges, lemons, limes, and even grapefruits, this season’s hottest trends are definitely good enough to eat. Stylish citrus shades are packing a punch when it comes to hot summer fashion, and everything from posh pool floats to embroidered espadrilles are full of zing. Here is a round up of our fave fruity finds sure to liven up your 2018 summer. Grapefruit Lemonade Vibes Pin It! Mixing shades of yellow and peach is playful and a little unexpected. This lightweight silk Off The Shoulder dress is the...

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The $8 Toner With A Cult Following, And 6 Other All-Natural Beauty Obsessions

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The $8 Toner With A Cult Following, And 6 Other All-Natural Beauty Obsessions

If you haven’t heard of the “natural beauty” movement, then you need to come out from under that rock, my friend, and enjoy the sunshine! With chemical-free sunblock of course. Natural beauty is this amazing new idea that maybe, just maybe, we can rise above corporate racketeering and have our beauty products actually synonymous with skin care (or at least not causing long term damage). And that our skin care be actually beneficial for our skin – chemical free, hormone free, cruelty free, naturally regenerative ingredients, and, oh ya, lets also be environmentally conscientious. Because why the hell wasn’t it...

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Style Secrets From The Most Coveted Beauty Stylist In Charleston – Madison LeCroy!

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Style Secrets From The Most Coveted Beauty Stylist In Charleston – Madison LeCroy!

This week celebrates national women’s day and girl bosses around the country, and our little city of Charleston has no shortage of motivated go getters and amazing women. Yet among them, we can think of no better woman to feature than Madison LeCroy. This beauty badass takes hair and makeup to the next level with accolades in Vogue, Charleston Bridal, & more .  Her hair, makeup, and business skills elevate her to the most coveted stylist in the South East! Every had the thought that your hairstylist may mean more to you than your morning cup of coffee, or your...

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My Top Natural Beauty Products

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My Top Natural Beauty Products

If you had asked me a few years ago whether I knew or cared about what was in my makeup and skin care products, my answer would have been something along the lines of, “I just want it to work.” I have genetic dark circles and it was, and still is, important for me not to look like I have the flu everyday. Simply put, I was a slave to allocating my precious few funds toward brand names like Chanel or Dior mascara. I truly believed the brands wouldn’t be charging me an absurd amount of money if they didn’t make products...

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