Spring Fashion Alert!! Floral Dresses: Totally in Bloom

This season, it’s coming up roses … and chrysanthemums, and daisies. Floral dresses are everywhere, giving you the perfect excuse to tap into your romantic and completely ladylike side. How would you wear the trend?

Winter Hair Care: The best natural oils to boost hair moisture in harsh winter months

Winter hair care is very important as the cold dry air during this season causes the skin and hair to become excessively dry. Dry hair is vulnerable to breakage, frizz, and tangling. Sebum is the oil produced by your body that acts as a natural moisturizer to prevent these problems. However, in winter, sebum production is drastically reduced which leaves your hair and scalp vulnerable to drying. This is why dry scalp problems often occur during winter. Winter hair care practices increase moisture levels and keep your hair moisturized and smooth.

Natures oils are perfect for dried out winter tresses

Regular oil massages are a vital part of any winter hair care regimen. Olive oil and almond oil are healthy oils that will provide your skin and hair with fatty acids and vitamins. These nutrients penetrate deep into the scalp and hair shafts and keep your hair smooth and problem free. Jojoba oil is very similar to sebum and is easily absorbed by the hair and scalp and so you can add a few drops of it to your hair oil. Use warm hair oil and cover your hair with a shower cap to trap the heat and increase the amount of oil absorbed by your scalp and hair.

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5 Beauty Products for School, Look Good – Smell Good – Feel Good

When we are doing our School shopping, sometimes we forget about those all important beauty products. Not only do you want to look good in your school fashions, but you want to feel good with great beauty products. When your makeup is just right and you know you smell amazing – you are ready to walk down those hallways with confidence!

(Psst… Check back in a day or so because we’ll be giving some of these away! That’s right. You could win something. Oh yes.)

Check out these 5 beauty products I have tested and tried (and yes, LOVE!) for back to school beauty:

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Using your Kindle for school

One of the biggest complaints from kids during the school year is‘My backpack is so heavy!’ When you consider everything a student needs to carry around on a daily basis, it seems like a wheelbarrow might serve them better and actually hold everything they need!

When you start thinking about your Back to School needs this year, how about you mix things up a bit or think outside the box, er backpack? Did you know you can rent textbooks viaKindle Textbook Rentals? By choosing this option, you save up to 80% off textbook list prices by renting from the Kindle store, pay only for the time you need, can read it on the go anywhere and access your notes and highlights anytime. This is convenience for school work at its best!

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10 Nail Art Ideas, Plus Try on Maybelline Nail Shades Virtually

When you’re putting together your wardrobe for Back to School, don’t forget about yournailsNail art and nail polish colors are huge trends this year for back to school and it really gives you a chance to have fun and experiment with different looks. No more boring nude nails! (At least not all the time.)

Before we get into some nail art ideas, I am so excited to tell you about how you can try on Maybelline nail shades…virtually. You read that right. Grab your smartphone and watch thisvideo below showing you how to use Blippar to experiment with different nail colors on your own hand.

Pretty cool huh? If you try it out, let us know your thoughts!

Now, here are 10 Nail Art Ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

1. Triangles

2. Splatter Paint

3. Rainbows

4. Gold Sparkles

5. Nail Head Trim

6. Silver Sparkles

7. Converse

8. Colored Tips

9. Penguins

10. Grays and Pinks

Which one is your favorite? What is your go-to nail polish color?