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Editor Picks: Beauty Products Worth the Splurge

If you're anything like us, your beauty bag is a mix of tried and true items. From drugstore buys to top-notch splurges. We all know the splurges are a bit harder to unbutton the wallet for, but if they work magic, we'll keep coming back for more. Today, we're letting you in on where we spend big...

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Tour the Glamorous Headquarters of Jouer Cosmetics

I was first introduced to Jouer Cosmetics by my bridal makeup artist. She handed me the most perfect shade of barely there lip gloss and I've been a goner ever since. And when I spotted Jouer's HQ it was exactly as I would imagine – gorgeous and blushing pink. Great makeup and a killer sense of style are only the tip of the fabulous iceberg for founder...

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Editor Picks: Favorite Drugstore Beauty Buys

As much as I love my beauty luxuries (hello, $60 face cream and $50 bronzer!), I can easily say that some of my most-loved products come from the shelves of my local drugstore. There are some true gems on those shelves my friends! And since we kind of love all things beauty around these parts, we couldn't help but share our faves. Do you have any drugstore beauty addictions?

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50 Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $50!

I don't think I could ever tire of blooms or sweets on Valentine's Day. My husband knows a bushel of ranunculus will melt me—but, I wouldn't hate it if he surprised me with a gem off of this list, too. Whether you're shopping for...

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The Perfect Casual Ponytail

I'm in the habit of only wearing my hair down when I go out. A top knot makes an appearance for errands, sure, but when it comes to dinner dates and such? I've always struggled with the fun updo's and sexy pony tails. Today, that changes friends. I love that this full pony can take me from day to night! Get the easy ...

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Watch: Feminine and Soft Curls

They say you always want what you can't have. When it comes to my hair, I can say that's 100 percent true. All my life, I've had stick straight hair, and all my life, I've wanted soft, feminine curls. Now, after 24 years, I can finally get them thanks to this video from Jennie Kay Beauty and ...

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Watch: Simple + Soft Half Up and Half Down Hairstyle

When my hair is down, I have a tendency to twist and play with it until someone swats my hand away, but I'm not always in the mood to rock a ponytail. That's where this 'do from Jennie Kay Beauty comes in. With the utility of a ponytail and the...

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Watch: Chic and Low Ponytail

Any hair tutorial with the word ponytail in the title is my kind of how to. And even if you consider yourself a pony connoisseur, a little revamp of this classic weekend style can instantly transform it for the office or even a date night. For this number it's all about chic and low styled by Jennie Kay Beauty. Get the how-to below!

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Spotted: Sparkly, Glam Outfits to Ring in 2016

Kate Spade has pretty much coined the phrase "Pop. Fizz. Clink." But I think there’s a word missing from this fab New Year’s Eve motto: sparkle. And these glittery, shiny, bedazzled and embellished dresses will make sure you do just that—...

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The one thing at the top of our wish list

Consider this a public service announcement for your Holiday Wish List. When Isari Flower Studio + Event Design sent us this pretty shoot we had a mini hearty. Those bags!!! Handmade by Rais Case from vintage Pendleton skirts, they're clutches that have instantly shot their way to the top of our wish lists. Do you blame us? See even more captured by ...

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Beach Waves for Short Hair

I literally just chopped all my hair off about an hour ago so this couldn't be more timely; a style that works with short hair, bobs and lobs alike. It's how to for sexy beach waves for those with locks that fair on the less lengthy side. No mermaid hair needed. Video: Elysium Productions | Photography: Leila Brewster Photography | Hair...

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Spotted: Chic Outfits That Will Still Be Comfortable After Thanksgiving Dinner

Besides giving thanks, Thanksgiving dinner is all about the food. And we want to make sure you enjoy each and every bite of it, so restrictive clothing just won't cut it. We're not saying wear your yoga pants and college sweatshirt (a girl can dream), but leave the body-con dress and skin-tight jeans in the closet and...

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The Secret Behind a Classic Red Lip

Sometimes all you need to switch up a beauty rut is a bold pop of color. And here at SMP, we are inclined towards the classics. Enter: the red lip. This all-time favorite is a must-have for women of any age, but it's important to get it right. Thankfully, the pros at TEAM Hair & Makeup are showing us how to get the red lip perfect every...

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Spotted on Saturday: 50 Under $50

Everyone loves a good deal. After all, for a shopaholic like me, the only rush better than shopping is saving money while shopping. And these goodies will do just that—make you feel good (or at least better) about your shopping habits. All under $50, these items are worth every single penny. More Spotted on Saturday Finds

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The 15 Classic Pieces Every Woman Needs in Her Wardrobe

Over the past few years, I've been trying to curate an adult wardrobe. That means I've stopped talking myself into anything on a whim, choosing instead to invest in timeless pieces that will survive any trend. These 15 pieces are those classics—the ones that will give your wardrobe (and you!) that chic, confident vibe. Sprinkle in some fun pieces for an added dose of style, and you're all set to take on the world!

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Spotted on Saturday: Editors’ #SweaterWeather Picks

The leaves are changing and the temperatures are dropping—it's officially fall. And, that means it's #SweaterWeather, that sweet spot during fall where the air is crisp and the temperature is a perfect 60-something degrees. So, step into your favorite pair of broken-in jeans, pull on your booties...

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Spotted on Saturday: Fair Trade Pieces that Look Good and Do Good

I will be the first to admit I have a shopping problem. I can't walk into a store without spending money, and I can talk myself into almost any purchase—it's bad. But these products take the guilt out of shopping. Artisan-made, eco friendly or buy-one-give-one, these goodies do serious good. Bonus—we're giving these gorgeous St. Frank Coasters to a lucky someone! Check out...

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The Best Boots + Booties for Fall

One of the best parts about fall? Boots. Hands down. Yes, I'm a girl who would rather wear a flirty sundress over a cozy sweater any day, but I'd give up my closet full of dresses for a great pair of boots (or, maybe a few). After all, everyone needs ankle boots, riding boots, and heeled booties in every color of the rainbow—a girl can dream, right? Photography: ...

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Get an Elegant Messy Braided Bun in 5 Minutes

When it comes to the serious business of braids, there is rarely a style I don't love. From the soft side braid to the braided crown, I am always looking for the next addition to my braid rotation. Luckily for me, TEAM Hair & Makeup has entered with this...

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Spotted on Saturday: Your Saturday Shopping Guide

There's something truly satisfying about online shopping. Even if you don't "Continue to Checkout," the simple act of adding something to your shopping cart holds the promise that it may show up on the doorstep someday in the near future. With back-to-school shopping in full swing, our editors' shopping carts are filled with goodies, and they're sharing them with you today!

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