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Creative City: Leipzig’s Designer’s Open and Beyond

Since I’m a person that gets a rush in the presence of art in many different forms and am drawn to creatives like a moth to a flame, going to Leipzig during their annual Designer’s Open was a treat, but finding out that it’s a hub for all forms of art was the icing on the cake.[caption id="attachment_12978" align="aligncenter" width="863" alt="" height="1000"] An assortment of accessories from StayLight[/caption] Designers’ OpenIn October, Leipzig host two major international design events, GRASSIMESSE and Designer’s Open. We were lucky to be there and experience both; with the bulk of our...

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What I Order When Visiting These 5 Houston BBQ Festival Spots

BBQ Platter & Sides

With one of my favorite BBQ events happening on April 15th (it would have happened by the time this is published), I decided to finally answer a question that I get asked all the time, “What do you order when you go to (insert a BBQ spot that I frequent)???” Now, this is usually hard for me to answer with anything besides, “It depends on the day!” I answer like that because it truly does depend on the day, the specials, how I’m feeling, the weather, and lots of other things that I’ll keep to...

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Don’t Sleep On The Greatness Of A Sleep Mask: 4 Sleep Mask In My Current Rotation

I personally use masks to improve my complexion, for more radiance and hydration, and to clear up my acne prone skin. In the last few years I’ve added sleep masks into the mix and my skin has never been better! These masks work while I sleep to take all the above things mentioned to the next level. So let’s get into a few of my favorites:Glow Watermelon Sleeping MaskThis mask had folks losing their minds when it hit the market last year and was selling out as soon as retailers restocked. At one point last...

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First Look: Nip+Fab Skincare

I've used several products from Rodial Beauty over the years and would consider Nip+Fab the more affordable little sister of that line. The brand is described as, "Nip + Fab an innovative, results-driven beauty brand, providing targeted and effective treatments. They are world renowned for their use of cutting-edge ingredients ranging from Glycolic Acid to Dragon's Blood and Syn®-ake.”I’ve been using the products for about two weeks now, and there are a few that stand out and are already favorites. As with all new products I like to use them for 30-45 days to thoroughly...

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You Mad Or Nah: Pat McGrath Labs Lipsticks

What’s the one beauty product that every girl needs and/or could benefit from in their everyday life? There are about two or three that come to mind immediately, but if I only get one it’s lipstick! Even a non-makeup lover can appreciate the beauty of what lipstick does for even the most basic look. However, I’m not here to talk about basic today, I am here to discuss Pat McGrath Labs Lipsticks.The lipsticks made their debut last year when Pat McGrath’s permanent collection was launched. There is a matte formula, MatteTrance, and a creamy formula,...

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The 6 Skin Care Products That Are Keeping My Skin Fall Ready

In honor of National Healthy Skin Month, I’ve decided to share some of the products that have helped me keep my skin on track this Fall. These last few months I’ve been having more breakouts than usual. So my products had to be able to get me back on track, and all these performed better than expected.[caption id="attachment_11195" align="aligncenter" width="890"] Banila Co. Clean It Zero Resveratrol and Urban Skin Rx Even Tone Cleansing Bar[/caption]Urban Skin Rx Even Tone Cleansing BarYes, it's called a cleansing bar, and yes it comes in a jar which is hella...

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