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“I just have to say thank you again – you stirred up my style mojo! I really feel more confident about making changes to my appearance. “
Vanessa F., Colorado


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My Korean Skincare Journey

It’s taken too many years for my skin to reach its best. I suffered from…

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DIY Pom Pom Sandals

I seem to fall for shoes posted on Instagram, pom-pom sandals this time around.  Believe…

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Summer Clothing To Spend On & Save On

If you haven’t by now you should have brought out your summer clothes and boxed…

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Standing Out From The Crowd

Standing out from the crowd isn’t always easy, especially when a look or piece is…

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Off The Shoulder

It’s finally summer in New York! That means I can finally wear my new off…


Goodbye Tough Stains!

I tend to be the clumsy type and with summer whites and lighter colors/fabrics being…